Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cisco
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 18 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 236 319 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.62% 8.16% 5.25%
As % of the Vendors category 12.33% 14.70% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 226 143
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +16.98%
10th Percentile £256 £309 £257
90th Percentile £525 £538 £578
South East median daily rate £380 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £23.23 £43.00 £29.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -29.58% +10.94% +70.67%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1914 2170 2225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 53.72% 55.51% 50.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 1363 1316
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 111 118
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.69 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +5.26% +26.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.00 £12.43
90th Percentile £45.00 £55.50 £47.60
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Hampshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Hampshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Hampshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Hampshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Hampshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -9 62 £430 +26.47% 4
Southampton -7 35 £394 -1.56% 6
Portsmouth +1 24 £300 -27.27%
Fareham 0 17 £425 -19.05%
Hook +7 14 £400 +3.90%
Winchester +2 11 £375 -21.05%
Havant - 9 £463 -
Farnborough -4 5 £405 +30.65% 2
Fleet 0 4 £320 -11.60% 1
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 101 (42.80%) Security Cleared
2 97 (41.10%) Firewall
3 80 (33.90%) SC Cleared
4 63 (26.69%) VMware
5 62 (26.27%) WAN
6 61 (25.85%) LAN
7 60 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (23.73%) CheckPoint
9 52 (22.03%) Juniper
10 49 (20.76%) CCNP
11 48 (20.34%) Windows
12 45 (19.07%) Microsoft
13 41 (17.37%) DNS
14 39 (16.53%) BGP
15 37 (15.68%) OSPF
15 37 (15.68%) Citrix
16 36 (15.25%) Active Directory
17 35 (14.83%) Linux
18 33 (13.98%) NetScaler
19 32 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
20 31 (13.14%) Cisco ASA
21 30 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
21 30 (12.71%) DHCP
21 30 (12.71%) Wireless
21 30 (12.71%) Migration
21 30 (12.71%) Network Security
22 27 (11.44%) ITIL
23 26 (11.02%) VPN
23 26 (11.02%) Project Management
24 25 (10.59%) CCNA

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.69%) IIS
3 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.54%) IaaS
3 6 (2.54%) Office 365
4 4 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.27%) SaaS
6 2 (0.85%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (41.10%) Firewall
2 62 (26.27%) WAN
3 61 (25.85%) LAN
4 41 (17.37%) DNS
5 39 (16.53%) BGP
6 37 (15.68%) OSPF
7 33 (13.98%) NetScaler
8 32 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (13.14%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (12.71%) DHCP
10 30 (12.71%) Network Security
10 30 (12.71%) Wireless
11 26 (11.02%) VPN
12 18 (7.63%) VoIP
13 17 (7.20%) VLAN
14 16 (6.78%) MPLS
15 15 (6.36%) SSL
16 13 (5.51%) SAN
16 13 (5.51%) TCP/IP
17 10 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (2.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (9.75%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.81%) Finance
3 5 (2.12%) Retail
4 2 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Local Government
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (32.63%) Network Engineer
2 51 (21.61%) Architect
3 22 (9.32%) Network Architect
4 21 (8.90%) Project Manager
5 19 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (7.63%) Security Engineer
7 15 (6.36%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (5.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (5.51%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (4.66%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.24%) Analyst
10 10 (4.24%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 9 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.81%) Consultant
11 9 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (3.81%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 8 (3.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (3.39%) VMware Engineer
13 7 (2.97%) Cisco Architect
13 7 (2.97%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.51%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.27%) WAP
3 2 (0.85%) CGI
4 1 (0.42%) .NET
4 1 (0.42%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.42%) JSON
4 1 (0.42%) Middleware
4 1 (0.42%) RAML
4 1 (0.42%) REST
4 1 (0.42%) Sensu
4 1 (0.42%) SOAP
4 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.97%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.97%) FlexPod
2 7 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.27%) DataPower
4 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.85%) BYOD
5 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.42%) Clustering
6 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.34%) Windows
2 35 (14.83%) Linux
3 24 (10.17%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.93%) Windows 10
7 11 (4.66%) CentOS
7 11 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.97%) Unix
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.85%) AIX
11 1 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.42%) Debian
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.71%) Migration
2 27 (11.44%) ITIL
3 26 (11.02%) Project Management
4 18 (7.63%) Service Management
5 17 (7.20%) Customer Requirements
6 16 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (6.78%) Network Design
7 15 (6.36%) Load Balancing
8 13 (5.51%) Email Filtering
9 12 (5.08%) System Testing
9 12 (5.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 10 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (4.24%) Network Planning
11 9 (3.81%) Network Management
12 8 (3.39%) Boundary Protection
12 8 (3.39%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (3.39%) ITSM
12 8 (3.39%) Service Delivery
13 7 (2.97%) Network Architecture
13 7 (2.97%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.54%) SQL
3 4 (1.69%) Perl
3 4 (1.69%) Python
4 3 (1.27%) Ruby
5 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (42.80%) Security Cleared
2 80 (33.90%) SC Cleared
3 60 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (20.76%) CCNP
5 25 (10.59%) CCNA
6 24 (10.17%) DV Cleared
7 19 (8.05%) CCIE
8 16 (6.78%) CCSA
9 14 (5.93%) CCDP
10 12 (5.08%) CCSE
11 11 (4.66%) JNCIA
12 9 (3.81%) CCIP
12 9 (3.81%) JNCIE
13 8 (3.39%) HP ASE
13 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (2.97%) CCIE Service Provider
14 7 (2.97%) CCSP
14 7 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (2.97%) Degree
14 7 (2.97%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.97%) SLA
3 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 36 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 30 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.93%) VMware NSX
4 9 (3.81%) vSphere
5 6 (2.54%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.12%) NFS
7 4 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.27%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.85%) UAG
9 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (4.24%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.27%) SCCM
4 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.85%) SCOM
4 2 (0.85%) SCSM
4 2 (0.85%) vRealize
4 2 (0.85%) WSUS
5 1 (0.42%) Ansible
5 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.42%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.42%) Nagios
5 1 (0.42%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.42%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 63 (26.69%) VMware
2 56 (23.73%) CheckPoint
3 52 (22.03%) Juniper
4 45 (19.07%) Microsoft
5 37 (15.68%) Citrix
6 24 (10.17%) NetApp
7 23 (9.75%) HP
8 22 (9.32%) F5
9 16 (6.78%) Palo Alto
10 12 (5.08%) Dell
10 12 (5.08%) Extreme Networks
10 12 (5.08%) Riverbed
11 10 (4.24%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.81%) Aruba
12 9 (3.81%) Forcepoint
12 9 (3.81%) Veeam
13 8 (3.39%) Meraki
14 7 (2.97%) Foundry
14 7 (2.97%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.54%) Remedy