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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 29 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.40% 3.99% 4.15%
As % of the Vendors category 9.71% 9.68% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £321 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.73% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £340 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
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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
175 155 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 45.34% 41.22% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 108 107
Average daily rate £363 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £204 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -24.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.10 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (63.89%) Firewall
3 21 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 19 (52.78%) WAN
5 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (47.22%) Wireless
7 15 (41.67%) LAN
8 14 (38.89%) CCNA
9 13 (36.11%) SLA
9 13 (36.11%) VoIP
10 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
11 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
12 8 (22.22%) Linux
12 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 8 (22.22%) HTML
12 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 8 (22.22%) HP
13 7 (19.44%) ISEB
13 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
13 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (19.44%) .NET
13 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
13 7 (19.44%) JSP
13 7 (19.44%) UNIX
13 7 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (19.44%) IP Telephony
13 7 (19.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) Firewall
2 19 (52.78%) WAN
3 17 (47.22%) Wireless
4 15 (41.67%) LAN
5 13 (36.11%) VoIP
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (19.44%) Network Security
7 7 (19.44%) IP Telephony
7 7 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (16.67%) IPsec
8 6 (16.67%) SSL
9 5 (13.89%) VPN
10 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
10 4 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (11.11%) tcpdump
11 1 (2.78%) ADSL
11 1 (2.78%) NAS
11 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
11 1 (2.78%) DNS
11 1 (2.78%) VLAN
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (13.89%) Test Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
2 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
2 7 (19.44%) JSP
3 4 (11.11%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) GIS
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) UNIX
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Knowledge Management
1 7 (19.44%) Fault Management
1 7 (19.44%) Security Testing
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
3 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.89%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (11.11%) Change Control
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Network Management
5 2 (5.56%) CMMI
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 14 (38.89%) CCNA
5 7 (19.44%) ISEB
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (19.44%) MCITP
5 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
5 7 (19.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (11.11%) CCNP
8 1 (2.78%) MCP
8 1 (2.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
2 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (22.22%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) Juniper
5 5 (13.89%) IronPort
5 5 (13.89%) F5
6 4 (11.11%) Nokia
6 4 (11.11%) Websense
6 4 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.56%) VMware
8 1 (2.78%) 3Com
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago