The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 26 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 19 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.64% 6.27% 7.07%
As % of the Vendors category 14.39% 17.09% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 4
Average daily rate
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£410 £170 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.17% -46.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +154.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £50.00 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
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Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 117 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.17% 36.68% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 82 96
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.15 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.89% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £14.43 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £36.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Southampton region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Southampton region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
4 14 (40.00%) Linux
4 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 13 (37.14%) HP
5 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
6 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
7 11 (31.43%) JSP
7 11 (31.43%) .NET
7 11 (31.43%) UNIX
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (31.43%) ISEB
7 11 (31.43%) Knowledge Management
7 11 (31.43%) MCITP
7 11 (31.43%) ISTQB
7 11 (31.43%) Security Testing
7 11 (31.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (28.57%) Firewall
9 9 (25.71%) WAN
9 9 (25.71%) LAN
9 9 (25.71%) Windows
9 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
10 8 (22.86%) SLA
10 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
11 7 (20.00%) Wi-Fi

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) WAN
2 9 (25.71%) LAN
3 7 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (17.14%) Wireless
5 3 (8.57%) VoIP
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.71%) NAS
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security
6 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) SSL
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) IPsec
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.86%) WLAN
7 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Test Specialist
2 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
2 11 (31.43%) JSP
3 1 (2.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) UNIX
3 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Knowledge Management
1 11 (31.43%) Security Testing
2 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) CMMI
6 2 (5.71%) Network Management
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Fault Management
7 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.86%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.86%) SIEM
7 1 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.86%) Time Management
7 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Web Development
7 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) Groovy
3 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
4 11 (31.43%) ISEB
4 11 (31.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (31.43%) MCITP
4 11 (31.43%) ISTQB
5 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (8.57%) CCNP
8 1 (2.86%) MCP
8 1 (2.86%) CCIE
8 1 (2.86%) HP AIS
8 1 (2.86%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Juniper
4 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.71%) F5
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Mitel
6 1 (2.86%) IronPort
6 1 (2.86%) Veeam
6 1 (2.86%) Aruba
6 1 (2.86%) 3Com