Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 20 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 260 246 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.78% 6.88% 8.31%
As % of the Vendors category 13.89% 13.23% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 163 229
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £204 £255 £309
90th Percentile £500 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £17.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.53% +24.09% -44.37%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £26.53 £17.25
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +3.79% -26.15% -16.67%

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 1,872 1,860 2,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 48.84% 52.03% 56.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,184 1,076 1,321
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £286 £220 £250
90th Percentile £580 £538 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +0.24% +6.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 92 100
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -9.96% -6.18%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £11.83
90th Percentile £55.63 £45.00 £57.55
South East median hourly rate £16.83 £17.48 £15.43
% change year-on-year -3.72% +13.30% -14.29%

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018. 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 +3 66 £335 -13.72% 12
Fareham +7 31 £425 -
Southampton -26 23 £373 -0.67% 8
Fleet 0 22 £375 +17.19%
Portsmouth -28 19 £325 +11.11% 8
Farnborough -3 14 £431 +7.81% 6
Hook +1 13 £370 -7.50%
Gosport - 13 £378 - 3
Winchester -11 7 £325 -13.33%
Havant -8 6 £296 -35.95%
Eastleigh +3 5 - - 3
Andover - 4 £408 -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 124 (47.69%) Security Cleared
2 107 (41.15%) Firewall
3 101 (38.85%) SC Cleared
4 86 (33.08%) LAN
5 84 (32.31%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (26.54%) Windows
7 65 (25.00%) Juniper
8 63 (24.23%) WAN
9 62 (23.85%) VMware
10 58 (22.31%) CCNP
10 58 (22.31%) Linux
11 54 (20.77%) Cisco ASA
11 54 (20.77%) Data Centre
12 49 (18.85%) ITIL
13 44 (16.92%) Microsoft
14 43 (16.54%) Active Directory
15 41 (15.77%) CheckPoint
15 41 (15.77%) Network Security
16 38 (14.62%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (13.46%) OSPF
18 33 (12.69%) VPN
18 33 (12.69%) DV Cleared
19 31 (11.92%) Palo Alto
19 31 (11.92%) DNS
19 31 (11.92%) MPLS
20 30 (11.54%) Wireless
21 29 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
22 28 (10.77%) BGP
23 27 (10.38%) VoIP
23 27 (10.38%) Network Design

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 9 (3.46%) IIS
1 9 (3.46%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.08%) Apache
3 7 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.38%) Confluence
5 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.38%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.62%) IaaS
2 10 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.69%) PaaS
4 4 (1.54%) Office 365
5 3 (1.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 107 (41.15%) Firewall
2 86 (33.08%) LAN
3 63 (24.23%) WAN
4 54 (20.77%) Cisco ASA
5 41 (15.77%) Network Security
6 38 (14.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 35 (13.46%) OSPF
8 33 (12.69%) VPN
9 31 (11.92%) DNS
9 31 (11.92%) MPLS
10 30 (11.54%) Wireless
11 28 (10.77%) BGP
12 27 (10.38%) VoIP
13 24 (9.23%) Cisco ISE
14 22 (8.46%) TCP/IP
15 20 (7.69%) iSCSI
16 17 (6.54%) BIG-IP
17 16 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
18 15 (5.77%) DHCP
18 15 (5.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.38%) Big Data
4 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.38%) HBase
4 1 (0.38%) Mahout
4 1 (0.38%) MySQL
4 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (5.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.92%) NetBeans
3 5 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) JIRA
4 1 (0.38%) TestPartner
General
1 12 (4.62%) Finance
2 8 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (0.77%) Military
3 2 (0.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.38%) Banking
4 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 92 (35.38%) Network Engineer
2 22 (8.46%) Consultant
3 18 (6.92%) Network Consultant
4 17 (6.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 16 (6.15%) Architect
5 16 (6.15%) Network Support
6 15 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.38%) VMware Engineer
8 12 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
9 11 (4.23%) Analyst
10 10 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (3.46%) Security Engineer
12 8 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (3.08%) Network Support Engineer
13 7 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (2.69%) Firewall Engineer
13 7 (2.69%) Senior Network Engineer
13 7 (2.69%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.31%) Developer
14 6 (2.31%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.00%) HTML
2 11 (4.23%) RESTful
3 9 (3.46%) CGI
4 7 (2.69%) SOAP
5 6 (2.31%) .NET
6 4 (1.54%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.54%) XML
7 3 (1.15%) LDAP
8 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.77%) Middleware
9 1 (0.38%) Web Services
9 1 (0.38%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.77%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.15%) PKI
3 11 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.69%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.31%) CMDB
5 6 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.92%) DataPower
7 3 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.15%) CCTV
7 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.15%) IPTV
7 3 (1.15%) NHS
7 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.77%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (26.54%) Windows
2 58 (22.31%) Linux
3 19 (7.31%) Unix
4 15 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.69%) CentOS
8 6 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.92%) Check Point GAiA
9 5 (1.92%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.92%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.85%) ITIL
2 27 (10.38%) Network Design
3 25 (9.62%) Migration
4 22 (8.46%) Service Management
5 19 (7.31%) Network Management
6 17 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (5.77%) DevOps
7 15 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (5.77%) Validation
8 13 (5.00%) Change Management
8 13 (5.00%) Network Architecture
8 13 (5.00%) SIEM
9 12 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (4.23%) Load Balancing
10 11 (4.23%) Workflow
11 10 (3.85%) Change Control
11 10 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (3.85%) Task Automation
11 10 (3.85%) Test Automation
12 9 (3.46%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.69%) Python
2 13 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.62%) Perl
4 11 (4.23%) SQL
5 10 (3.85%) VB
6 8 (3.08%) Java
7 7 (2.69%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.92%) VBScript
9 4 (1.54%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.77%) C
11 1 (0.38%) C++
11 1 (0.38%) Jython
Qualifications
1 124 (47.69%) Security Cleared
2 101 (38.85%) SC Cleared
3 84 (32.31%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (22.31%) CCNP
5 33 (12.69%) DV Cleared
6 25 (9.62%) CCNA
7 20 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (7.31%) MCSE
9 16 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (5.77%) VCP6
11 10 (3.85%) CCIE
11 10 (3.85%) ISEB
11 10 (3.85%) ISTQB
12 9 (3.46%) Degree
13 7 (2.69%) JNCIA
14 6 (2.31%) JNCIS
15 5 (1.92%) CCSE
15 5 (1.92%) JNCIP
16 4 (1.54%) CCSA
16 4 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.46%) SLA
2 7 (2.69%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.77%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (16.54%) Active Directory
2 29 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.54%) vSphere
4 15 (5.77%) NFS
5 14 (5.38%) vCloud
6 6 (2.31%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.92%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.92%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.54%) Dovecot
8 4 (1.54%) Postfix
8 4 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.15%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.38%) HDFS
11 1 (0.38%) NDS
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.15%) Puppet
2 14 (5.38%) Terraform
2 14 (5.38%) vRealize
3 13 (5.00%) SCOM
4 10 (3.85%) Ansible
4 10 (3.85%) SCCM
5 9 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (3.08%) FortiGate
7 6 (2.31%) Packer
8 4 (1.54%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.54%) HP ALM
9 3 (1.15%) Nessus
10 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.77%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.38%) Ambari
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.38%) Oozie
11 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 65 (25.00%) Juniper
2 62 (23.85%) VMware
3 44 (16.92%) Microsoft
4 41 (15.77%) CheckPoint
5 31 (11.92%) Palo Alto
6 26 (10.00%) F5
7 24 (9.23%) SolarWinds
8 23 (8.85%) Citrix
9 21 (8.08%) McAfee
10 20 (7.69%) HP
11 16 (6.15%) Red Hat
12 14 (5.38%) CA
13 10 (3.85%) EMC
14 9 (3.46%) Riverbed
15 8 (3.08%) Aruba
15 8 (3.08%) Forcepoint
15 8 (3.08%) LogRhythm
15 8 (3.08%) Remedy
16 7 (2.69%) BMC
16 7 (2.69%) Dell