Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 30 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 215 199 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.82% 5.67% 8.12%
As % of the Vendors category 11.62% 10.57% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 135 205
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £201 £272 £301
90th Percentile £500 £540 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £391
% change year-on-year +2.56% -0.32% +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +234.62% -13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £23.23 £49.73
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +22.00% -23.08% +47.73%

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 1,850 1,883 2,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 50.05% 53.63% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,098 1,089 1,301
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £221 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 84 127
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £23.14 £21.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.37% +5.81% +24.97%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.43 £11.94
90th Percentile £54.13 £45.00 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £15.85
% change year-on-year -5.61% +10.28% -11.94%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +6 59 £375 -11.87% 7
Portsmouth -12 23 £325 -3.70% 6
Fareham +11 22 £425 +13.33% 4
Fleet -2 21 £375 +17.19% 2
Southampton -38 14 £377 -4.25% 5
Hook +2 11 £400 - 1
Farnborough -7 11 £488 +21.88% 1
Winchester -9 6 £175 -53.33% 1
Havant -11 5 £175 -62.16% 1
Gosport - 5 £360 -
Andover - 4 £408 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 110 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 85 (39.53%) SC Cleared
2 85 (39.53%) Firewall
3 65 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (28.84%) LAN
5 59 (27.44%) Juniper
6 56 (26.05%) Cisco ASA
7 55 (25.58%) Windows
7 55 (25.58%) VMware
8 48 (22.33%) Data Centre
9 45 (20.93%) WAN
10 41 (19.07%) Active Directory
11 40 (18.60%) CCNP
12 36 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (15.81%) ITIL
14 33 (15.35%) Linux
14 33 (15.35%) DNS
14 33 (15.35%) OSPF
14 33 (15.35%) DV Cleared
15 30 (13.95%) Microsoft
16 28 (13.02%) BGP
16 28 (13.02%) Network Security
16 28 (13.02%) Palo Alto
17 27 (12.56%) VPN
18 25 (11.63%) CheckPoint
19 24 (11.16%) Cisco Nexus
20 22 (10.23%) MPLS
20 22 (10.23%) VoIP
21 21 (9.77%) Network Design
22 20 (9.30%) Wireless

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 11 (5.12%) IIS
2 10 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.72%) Apache
4 3 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.47%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.79%) IaaS
1 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.33%) PaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (39.53%) Firewall
2 62 (28.84%) LAN
3 56 (26.05%) Cisco ASA
4 45 (20.93%) WAN
5 33 (15.35%) DNS
5 33 (15.35%) OSPF
6 28 (13.02%) BGP
6 28 (13.02%) Network Security
7 27 (12.56%) VPN
8 24 (11.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (10.23%) MPLS
9 22 (10.23%) VoIP
10 20 (9.30%) Wireless
11 16 (7.44%) Cisco ISE
12 15 (6.98%) TCP/IP
13 14 (6.51%) iSCSI
14 13 (6.05%) IPsec
14 13 (6.05%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (5.58%) BIG-IP
15 12 (5.58%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Eclipse
1 6 (2.79%) NetBeans
1 6 (2.79%) Subversion
2 5 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (5.12%) Finance
2 9 (4.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.86%) Retail
4 2 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (0.93%) Military
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (31.16%) Network Engineer
2 20 (9.30%) Architect
3 18 (8.37%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 14 (6.51%) Consultant
5 13 (6.05%) Analyst
5 13 (6.05%) Network Support
5 13 (6.05%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (5.58%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.12%) Security Engineer
8 10 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (4.65%) Network Consultant
8 10 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Network Architect
10 8 (3.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Implementation Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Network Implementation Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Network Support Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.19%) RESTful
2 5 (2.33%) SOAP
3 4 (1.86%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (1.86%) XML
4 3 (1.40%) CGI
4 3 (1.40%) HTML
4 3 (1.40%) LDAP
4 3 (1.40%) Web Services
4 3 (1.40%) Web Services Management
5 2 (0.93%) .NET
5 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.33%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.37%) PKI
3 9 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.33%) DataPower
6 4 (1.86%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.86%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.40%) CCTV
7 3 (1.40%) IPTV
7 3 (1.40%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.40%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.93%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) CESG
9 1 (0.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.58%) Windows
2 33 (15.35%) Linux
3 16 (7.44%) Unix
4 14 (6.51%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.26%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.79%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.33%) Check Point GAiA
8 5 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.47%) AIX
10 1 (0.47%) CentOS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.81%) ITIL
2 21 (9.77%) Network Design
3 19 (8.84%) Migration
4 16 (7.44%) Service Management
5 14 (6.51%) Network Architecture
6 13 (6.05%) Network Management
6 13 (6.05%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (5.12%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.65%) Change Management
8 10 (4.65%) DevOps
8 10 (4.65%) Validation
8 10 (4.65%) Workflow
9 9 (4.19%) Change Control
9 9 (4.19%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (4.19%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.19%) SIEM
10 8 (3.72%) Load Balancing
10 8 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.72%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.05%) Python
2 10 (4.65%) Java
3 9 (4.19%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.72%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.26%) Perl
6 5 (2.33%) SQL
7 4 (1.86%) VB
8 3 (1.40%) C
9 1 (0.47%) Jython
9 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 85 (39.53%) SC Cleared
3 65 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (18.60%) CCNP
5 33 (15.35%) DV Cleared
6 18 (8.37%) CCNA
7 13 (6.05%) VCP6
7 13 (6.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (5.12%) CCIE
8 11 (5.12%) Degree
9 10 (4.65%) MCSE
9 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (4.19%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.79%) ISEB
11 6 (2.79%) ISTQB
12 5 (2.33%) CCDE
12 5 (2.33%) CCDP
12 5 (2.33%) CCSE
12 5 (2.33%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.72%) SLA
2 7 (3.26%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.93%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (19.07%) Active Directory
2 36 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.98%) vSphere
4 13 (6.05%) NFS
5 12 (5.58%) vCloud
6 6 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.79%) VMware NSX
7 5 (2.33%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.86%) Dovecot
8 4 (1.86%) Postfix
9 3 (1.40%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.47%) NDS
11 1 (0.47%) Snort
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (6.51%) SCCM
2 12 (5.58%) vRealize
3 10 (4.65%) SCOM
4 9 (4.19%) FortiGate
5 7 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.26%) Puppet
6 5 (2.33%) Terraform
7 4 (1.86%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.86%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.93%) Ansible
8 2 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.47%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.47%) OpenView
9 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 59 (27.44%) Juniper
2 55 (25.58%) VMware
3 30 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 28 (13.02%) Palo Alto
5 25 (11.63%) CheckPoint
6 20 (9.30%) F5
6 20 (9.30%) SolarWinds
7 15 (6.98%) HP
8 11 (5.12%) Citrix
9 10 (4.65%) NetApp
10 8 (3.72%) EMC
10 8 (3.72%) Forcepoint
11 7 (3.26%) IBM
11 7 (3.26%) Oracle
11 7 (3.26%) Remedy
12 6 (2.79%) Huawei
12 6 (2.79%) Infoblox
12 6 (2.79%) LogRhythm
12 6 (2.79%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.79%) Splunk