Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 29 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 256 236 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.05% 6.17% 7.45%
As % of the Vendors category 14.54% 11.70% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 112 203
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £217 £226 £269
90th Percentile £488 £505 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £420 £403
% change year-on-year -4.76% +4.22% +7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 5
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.70 £42.96 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.54% +206.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £14.38 £13.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £33.40 £47.83 £24.03
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £42.42 £25.69
% change year-on-year -33.99% +65.12% +2.76%

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 1,761 2,017 2,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 48.50% 52.72% 54.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,084 1,141 1,183
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.29% +5.84%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 92 109
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.12 £19.57 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.38% -13.03% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.25 £11.93
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.50 £46.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -7.91%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 -6 43 £336 +1.51% 15
Southampton +20 32 £356 -3.06% 11
Portsmouth +5 31 £325 -31.58% 13
Hook +12 27 £475 -
Fareham +6 18 £375 +4.97% 1
Farnborough +3 14 £475 -5.00% 7
Fleet +2 7 £350 -
Andover - 7 £236 - 2
Winchester +5 6 £375 +12.36% 8
Gosport -1 5 £425 +0.59%
Havant +1 2 £416 -15.91% 1
Eastleigh -1 2 £400 - 3
Romsey - 1 £500 -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 105 (41.02%) Firewall
2 104 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
3 95 (37.11%) LAN
4 94 (36.72%) Security Cleared
5 93 (36.33%) WAN
6 69 (26.95%) CCNP
7 56 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 56 (21.88%) SC Cleared
8 54 (21.09%) Windows
8 54 (21.09%) Juniper
9 52 (20.31%) Citrix
9 52 (20.31%) VMware
10 51 (19.92%) Active Directory
11 50 (19.53%) Network Security
12 49 (19.14%) ITIL
12 49 (19.14%) CCNA
13 47 (18.36%) VPN
14 39 (15.23%) DV Cleared
15 38 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (14.06%) Migration
17 35 (13.67%) CheckPoint
17 35 (13.67%) F5
18 33 (12.89%) DNS
18 33 (12.89%) Linux
19 32 (12.50%) Dell
19 32 (12.50%) Data Centre
20 29 (11.33%) Palo Alto
21 27 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
21 27 (10.55%) MPLS
21 27 (10.55%) 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 24 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.30%) Skype for Business
3 10 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.56%) IIS
4 4 (1.56%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.95%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.59%) Office 365
3 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.52%) IaaS
5 6 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.34%) PaaS
6 4 (1.56%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.17%) SaaS
7 3 (1.17%) Serverless
7 3 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 105 (41.02%) Firewall
2 95 (37.11%) LAN
3 93 (36.33%) WAN
4 50 (19.53%) Network Security
5 47 (18.36%) VPN
6 38 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (12.89%) DNS
8 27 (10.55%) MPLS
9 24 (9.38%) NetScaler
9 24 (9.38%) VoIP
10 22 (8.59%) DHCP
11 19 (7.42%) BGP
11 19 (7.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (7.42%) VLAN
12 18 (7.03%) OSPF
13 17 (6.64%) Wireless
14 16 (6.25%) TCP/IP
14 16 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (5.86%) Cisco ISE
15 15 (5.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.78%) GIS
2 2 (0.78%) MS Access
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.17%) JIRA
2 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (8.98%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.34%) Finance
3 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.17%) Electronics
5 2 (0.78%) Billing
5 2 (0.78%) French Language
5 2 (0.78%) Marketing
5 2 (0.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (42.19%) Network Engineer
2 23 (8.98%) Support Engineer
3 18 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (6.25%) Architect
4 16 (6.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 16 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (6.25%) Network Support
5 15 (5.86%) Administrator
5 15 (5.86%) Cisco Engineer
6 14 (5.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (5.47%) Design Engineer
6 14 (5.47%) Network Design Engineer
7 10 (3.91%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.52%) Analyst
8 9 (3.52%) Infrastructure Support
8 9 (3.52%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (3.13%) Consultant
9 8 (3.13%) Security Engineer
10 7 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.56%) Web Services
2 3 (1.17%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.17%) LDAP
2 3 (1.17%) OAuth
2 3 (1.17%) OpenID
2 3 (1.17%) SAML
2 3 (1.17%) XMPP
3 1 (0.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.03%) PKI
3 10 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.91%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.34%) User Experience
7 3 (1.17%) Acoustics
7 3 (1.17%) CESG
7 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.17%) Clustering
7 3 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.17%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.17%) Replication
7 3 (1.17%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.78%) DataPower
8 2 (0.78%) IVR
8 2 (0.78%) Life Science
9 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.09%) Windows
2 33 (12.89%) Linux
3 26 (10.16%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.91%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.73%) Unix
9 6 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.56%) Check Point GAiA
10 4 (1.56%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.78%) Solaris
11 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.39%) VMS
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.14%) ITIL
2 36 (14.06%) Migration
3 27 (10.55%) Network Design
4 24 (9.38%) DevOps
4 24 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 18 (7.03%) Change Management
7 18 (7.03%) Load Balancing
8 15 (5.86%) Service Management
9 14 (5.47%) PRINCE2
9 14 (5.47%) Time Management
10 13 (5.08%) Network Architecture
10 13 (5.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 12 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (4.69%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.30%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (4.30%) Project Management
13 10 (3.91%) ITSM
13 10 (3.91%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.47%) Python
2 11 (4.30%) SQL
3 6 (2.34%) C
4 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 104 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (36.72%) Security Cleared
3 69 (26.95%) CCNP
4 56 (21.88%) SC Cleared
5 49 (19.14%) CCNA
6 39 (15.23%) DV Cleared
7 21 (8.20%) Degree
8 16 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (5.47%) JNCIP
9 14 (5.47%) MCSE
10 10 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (3.52%) CCIE
11 9 (3.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (3.13%) CCA
12 8 (3.13%) CCENT
12 8 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (2.34%) CCSA
14 5 (1.95%) MCP
15 4 (1.56%) CCDP
15 4 (1.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (1.17%) JSP 440
1 3 (1.17%) QA
1 3 (1.17%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) PMO
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (19.92%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.20%) Hyper-V
3 14 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.69%) vSphere
5 9 (3.52%) VMware NSX
6 8 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.13%) XenApp
7 6 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.34%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.95%) vCloud
9 4 (1.56%) Firmware
9 4 (1.56%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.17%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.78%) Docker
11 2 (0.78%) NFS
12 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (5.86%) Ansible
2 14 (5.47%) Nessus
3 9 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (3.52%) SCCM
4 7 (2.73%) Terraform
5 5 (1.95%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.95%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.95%) WSUS
6 3 (1.17%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.78%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.78%) SCOM
7 2 (0.78%) vRealize
8 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 56 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 54 (21.09%) Juniper
3 52 (20.31%) Citrix
3 52 (20.31%) VMware
4 35 (13.67%) CheckPoint
4 35 (13.67%) F5
5 32 (12.50%) Dell
6 29 (11.33%) Palo Alto
7 25 (9.77%) HP
8 23 (8.98%) Fortinet
9 17 (6.64%) McAfee
10 16 (6.25%) Meraki
11 15 (5.86%) SolarWinds
12 11 (4.30%) Aruba
13 9 (3.52%) Avaya
14 8 (3.13%) EMC
14 8 (3.13%) Google
14 8 (3.13%) Riverbed
14 8 (3.13%) Veeam
15 7 (2.73%) Infoblox