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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 32 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.96% 4.88% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 9.80% 9.41% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Average daily rate
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£334 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £530 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.13 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -21.00%
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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
153 170 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.37% 51.83% 52.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 120 72
Average daily rate £338 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £544 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 39
Average hourly rate £15.68 £13.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -46.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.73 £18.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 22 (59.46%) CheckPoint
3 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
4 18 (48.65%) Firewall
5 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (32.43%) LAN
8 11 (29.73%) VPN
9 10 (27.03%) Network Security
10 8 (21.62%) CCNP
11 7 (18.92%) CCNA
11 7 (18.92%) WAN
11 7 (18.92%) Windows
11 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
12 6 (16.22%) CCIE
12 6 (16.22%) CCSE
13 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
13 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (13.51%) Linux
13 5 (13.51%) VMware
14 4 (10.81%) CCSP
14 4 (10.81%) HP
14 4 (10.81%) Citrix
15 3 (8.11%) CCSA
15 3 (8.11%) Fault Management
15 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 3 (8.11%) UNIX
15 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
15 3 (8.11%) SSL
15 3 (8.11%) Finance

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (32.43%) LAN
4 11 (29.73%) VPN
5 10 (27.03%) Network Security
6 7 (18.92%) WAN
7 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.11%) SSL
7 3 (8.11%) Wireless
7 3 (8.11%) SAN
8 2 (5.41%) BGP
8 2 (5.41%) IPsec
8 2 (5.41%) VoIP
8 2 (5.41%) LDAP
8 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.41%) NAS
8 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.70%) TETRA
9 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Security Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Network Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Support
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Support
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
1 2 (5.41%) SecurID
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (8.11%) Fault Management
3 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.70%) Network Design
4 1 (2.70%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
3 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (21.62%) CCNP
5 7 (18.92%) CCNA
6 6 (16.22%) CCIE
6 6 (16.22%) CCSE
7 4 (10.81%) CCSP
8 3 (8.11%) CCSA
9 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) CheckPoint
2 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) HP
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) Websense
5 2 (5.41%) Hitachi
5 2 (5.41%) NetApp
5 2 (5.41%) Nokia
5 2 (5.41%) Veritas
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) Brocade
6 1 (2.70%) IronPort
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya