Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 257 242 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.35% 6.45% 6.45%
As % of the Vendors category 14.58% 13.00% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 139 156
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -6.67% +3.13%
10th Percentile £201 £218 £269
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
South East median daily rate £395 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -1.25% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 5
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.33 £44.46 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +241.98% -13.33%
10th Percentile £16.25 £17.06 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £57.75 £23.23
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -10.00% -23.08%

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 1,763 1,861 1,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 50.40% 49.63% 53.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,119 1,148 1,095
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £290 £297 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 101 90
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.12 £19.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.58% -3.08% -
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £48.30 £57.33 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £19.71 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +19.45% -2.94% +13.33%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +3 58 £330 -12.00% 16
Southampton +32 40 £400 +7.38% 15
Portsmouth +16 28 £338 +3.85% 10
Fareham -1 26 £450 +5.88% 3
Winchester +13 22 £450 +38.46%
Hook +4 17 £400 +8.11%
Gosport -3 6 £425 +9.68%
Farnborough -16 5 £438 +1.45% 7
Andover +1 4 £210 -48.47% 2
Havant +4 1 £415 +137.14% 2
Fleet 0 1 £445 +18.67%
Aldershot - 1 - - 2
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 114 (44.36%) Firewall
2 102 (39.69%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (31.52%) Security Cleared
4 76 (29.57%) LAN
5 73 (28.40%) WAN
5 73 (28.40%) CCNP
6 62 (24.12%) VMware
7 58 (22.57%) Data Centre
8 57 (22.18%) BGP
9 56 (21.79%) Windows
10 53 (20.62%) SC Cleared
11 51 (19.84%) Palo Alto
12 50 (19.46%) Juniper
13 49 (19.07%) F5
14 45 (17.51%) MPLS
14 45 (17.51%) Microsoft
14 45 (17.51%) Active Directory
15 44 (17.12%) DNS
15 44 (17.12%) CheckPoint
16 43 (16.73%) Citrix
17 40 (15.56%) CCNA
17 40 (15.56%) VPN
18 38 (14.79%) Cisco ASA
19 35 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (12.45%) HP
20 32 (12.45%) OSPF
21 29 (11.28%) Dell
22 28 (10.89%) CCIE
22 28 (10.89%) ITIL
22 28 (10.89%) Migration

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 8 (3.11%) MS Exchange
1 8 (3.11%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.56%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (9.34%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.51%) Azure
2 23 (8.95%) Office 365
3 19 (7.39%) AWS
4 10 (3.89%) IaaS
5 9 (3.50%) PaaS
6 5 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.56%) Serverless
8 3 (1.17%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 114 (44.36%) Firewall
2 76 (29.57%) LAN
3 73 (28.40%) WAN
4 57 (22.18%) BGP
5 45 (17.51%) MPLS
6 44 (17.12%) DNS
7 40 (15.56%) VPN
8 38 (14.79%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (12.45%) OSPF
10 28 (10.89%) Network Security
11 26 (10.12%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (9.73%) DHCP
13 23 (8.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (8.95%) Wireless
14 21 (8.17%) NetScaler
14 21 (8.17%) VoIP
15 17 (6.61%) IPsec
16 16 (6.23%) Unified Communications
17 15 (5.84%) VLAN
18 14 (5.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (2.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.39%) Hudson
3 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (8.17%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.84%) Finance
3 10 (3.89%) Military
4 5 (1.95%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.56%) Local Government
5 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) Front Office
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 117 (45.53%) Network Engineer
2 28 (10.89%) Architect
3 23 (8.95%) Analyst
4 19 (7.39%) Support Engineer
5 15 (5.84%) Network Architect
6 14 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (5.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 13 (5.06%) Security Engineer
8 12 (4.67%) Design Engineer
8 12 (4.67%) Network Design Engineer
8 12 (4.67%) Network Support
8 12 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (4.28%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.89%) Consultant
10 10 (3.89%) Firewall Engineer
10 10 (3.89%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (3.89%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.11%) Web Services
2 6 (2.33%) OAuth
2 6 (2.33%) OpenID
2 6 (2.33%) SAML
3 3 (1.17%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.78%) LDAP
5 1 (0.39%) Ajax
5 1 (0.39%) MAPI
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.39%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.39%) REST
5 1 (0.39%) SOAP
5 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.57%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.67%) Private Cloud
3 10 (3.89%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.89%) Smart Meter
4 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.50%) User Experience
5 5 (1.95%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.95%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.56%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.17%) Fibre Optics
7 3 (1.17%) Life Science
8 2 (0.78%) Clustering
8 2 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.78%) PKI
8 2 (0.78%) Replication
8 2 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.39%) CESG
9 1 (0.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.79%) Windows
2 20 (7.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.06%) Windows 10
3 13 (5.06%) Windows 7
4 11 (4.28%) Linux
5 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.33%) Unix
8 4 (1.56%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.17%) Android
9 3 (1.17%) Check Point GAiA
10 2 (0.78%) Solaris
11 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.39%) VMS
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (10.89%) ITIL
1 28 (10.89%) Migration
2 23 (8.95%) Network Design
3 22 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (8.17%) Load Balancing
4 21 (8.17%) Project Delivery
5 20 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (7.78%) Test Scripting
6 18 (7.00%) Project Management
7 16 (6.23%) Decision-Making
7 16 (6.23%) DevOps
8 15 (5.84%) Configuration Management
9 14 (5.45%) Technical Leadership
10 13 (5.06%) The Twelve-Factor App
11 12 (4.67%) Network Virtualisation
12 11 (4.28%) Change Management
12 11 (4.28%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (3.89%) Information Security
13 10 (3.89%) Network Monitoring
13 10 (3.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.11%) C
2 7 (2.72%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.33%) SQL
4 4 (1.56%) Python
5 1 (0.39%) Ada
5 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.39%) C#
5 1 (0.39%) C++
5 1 (0.39%) Perl
5 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (39.69%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (31.52%) Security Cleared
3 73 (28.40%) CCNP
4 53 (20.62%) SC Cleared
5 40 (15.56%) CCNA
6 28 (10.89%) CCIE
7 20 (7.78%) DV Cleared
8 19 (7.39%) Degree
9 15 (5.84%) CCDP
10 9 (3.50%) CBAP
10 9 (3.50%) IIBA
11 7 (2.72%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.33%) CISSP
12 6 (2.33%) MCP
13 5 (1.95%) HND
14 4 (1.56%) JNCIP
15 3 (1.17%) CCDA
15 3 (1.17%) CCSE
15 3 (1.17%) DBS Check
15 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.28%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) GDPR
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (17.51%) Active Directory
2 35 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.28%) VMware NSX
5 6 (2.33%) XenApp
5 6 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.56%) vCloud
7 4 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.56%) vSphere
8 3 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.39%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.39%) Docker
9 1 (0.39%) Firmware
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (4.28%) Nessus
2 9 (3.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.95%) Ansible
3 5 (1.95%) SCCM
4 3 (1.17%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.78%) Endace
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.78%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.78%) WSUS
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
6 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.39%) SCOM
6 1 (0.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 62 (24.12%) VMware
2 51 (19.84%) Palo Alto
3 50 (19.46%) Juniper
4 49 (19.07%) F5
5 45 (17.51%) Microsoft
6 44 (17.12%) CheckPoint
7 43 (16.73%) Citrix
8 32 (12.45%) HP
9 29 (11.28%) Dell
10 20 (7.78%) Fortinet
11 16 (6.23%) Avaya
11 16 (6.23%) Meraki
12 15 (5.84%) Aruba
13 14 (5.45%) EMC
13 14 (5.45%) Riverbed
14 13 (5.06%) NetApp
15 11 (4.28%) Extreme Networks
16 10 (3.89%) McAfee
17 9 (3.50%) Brocade
18 8 (3.11%) Blue Coat