Period
to 17 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 15 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 249 325 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.98% 8.87% 8.92%
As % of the Vendors category 13.46% 16.30% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 233 217
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.39% +13.24%
10th Percentile £243 £300 £212
90th Percentile £503 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £352
% change year-on-year -3.13% +13.64% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 14
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £29.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -52.74% +115.45%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £13.95
90th Percentile £20.88 £17.25 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £24.69 £39.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -37.49% +124.11%

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 1,994 2,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 51.85% 54.42% 52.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,041 1,248 1,288
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £213 £261 £259
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 91 106
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.45% +38.10%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £12.38
90th Percentile £45.90 £55.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -17.33% +17.19%

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 February 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
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 February 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 74 £388 +14.19% 13
Southampton -7 30 £368 -5.16% 10
Winchester +10 18 £393 -12.78% 2
Portsmouth -1 18 £285 -32.94% 4
Fareham -2 18 £375 -31.82% 2
Havant +3 10 £425 - 1
Fleet +1 10 £320 -11.60% 1
Farnborough -6 5 £493 +33.11% 3
Hook -19 5 £468 +17.61%
Eastleigh -6 2 - - 4
Petersfield - 1 £285 -
Aldershot - 1 - - 1
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 113 (45.38%) Security Cleared
2 108 (43.37%) Firewall
3 92 (36.95%) SC Cleared
4 72 (28.92%) VMware
5 70 (28.11%) Juniper
6 57 (22.89%) Cisco ASA
7 54 (21.69%) Windows
7 54 (21.69%) WAN
8 53 (21.29%) Microsoft
9 51 (20.48%) Active Directory
10 50 (20.08%) VPN
10 50 (20.08%) Cisco Certification
10 50 (20.08%) CheckPoint
11 48 (19.28%) Citrix
12 47 (18.88%) DNS
13 44 (17.67%) LAN
13 44 (17.67%) BGP
14 42 (16.87%) Network Security
14 42 (16.87%) NetScaler
15 41 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (15.26%) OSPF
16 38 (15.26%) CCNP
17 37 (14.86%) Linux
18 34 (13.65%) ITIL
18 34 (13.65%) DHCP
19 31 (12.45%) NetApp
20 29 (11.65%) Migration
21 28 (11.24%) Data Centre
22 27 (10.84%) HP
23 26 (10.44%) 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 12 (4.82%) IIS
2 7 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.01%) Apache
5 4 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.42%) Office 365
4 7 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (2.81%) IaaS
5 4 (1.61%) PaaS
5 4 (1.61%) SaaS
6 2 (0.80%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (43.37%) Firewall
2 57 (22.89%) Cisco ASA
3 54 (21.69%) WAN
4 50 (20.08%) VPN
5 47 (18.88%) DNS
6 44 (17.67%) BGP
6 44 (17.67%) LAN
7 42 (16.87%) NetScaler
7 42 (16.87%) Network Security
8 38 (15.26%) OSPF
9 34 (13.65%) DHCP
10 26 (10.44%) Wireless
11 24 (9.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (6.83%) VLAN
13 16 (6.43%) MPLS
13 16 (6.43%) SSL
14 14 (5.62%) SAN
15 11 (4.42%) Internet
16 10 (4.02%) TCP/IP
17 9 (3.61%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.01%) MySQL
3 4 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) LoadUI
1 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (4.02%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.21%) Finance
3 5 (2.01%) Banking
4 4 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (31.33%) Network Engineer
2 61 (24.50%) Architect
3 30 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (12.05%) Network Architect
4 23 (9.24%) Security Engineer
5 19 (7.63%) Project Manager
6 17 (6.83%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (5.62%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 12 (4.82%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (4.42%) Design Engineer
9 11 (4.42%) Network Design Engineer
9 11 (4.42%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 10 (4.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (3.61%) IT Architect
11 9 (3.61%) Security Architect
12 8 (3.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (3.21%) Cisco Architect
12 8 (3.21%) Support Engineer
13 7 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
14 6 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.62%) Regular Expression
2 6 (2.41%) WAP
3 2 (0.80%) CGI
3 2 (0.80%) Core Data
4 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.02%) FlexPod
4 9 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.01%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.61%) DataPower
8 3 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.80%) BYOD
9 2 (0.80%) Clustering
9 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.80%) PDA
9 2 (0.80%) PKI
9 2 (0.80%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.40%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.40%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.69%) Windows
2 37 (14.86%) Linux
3 24 (9.64%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.82%) CentOS
4 12 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.81%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.41%) Unix
8 5 (2.01%) Debian
8 5 (2.01%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.20%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.40%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.65%) ITIL
2 29 (11.65%) Migration
3 26 (10.44%) Project Management
4 22 (8.84%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (8.03%) Customer Requirements
5 20 (8.03%) Load Balancing
6 19 (7.63%) Network Design
7 18 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.23%) System Testing
8 17 (6.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 14 (5.62%) Email Filtering
10 13 (5.22%) Boundary Protection
11 12 (4.82%) Network Management
12 11 (4.42%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (4.42%) Service Management
13 10 (4.02%) Network Architecture
14 9 (3.61%) Change Management
14 9 (3.61%) Service Delivery
15 8 (3.21%) Information Security
15 8 (3.21%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.21%) SQL
2 5 (2.01%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.61%) Perl
3 4 (1.61%) Python
4 3 (1.20%) Ruby
5 2 (0.80%) VB
5 2 (0.80%) VBScript
6 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 113 (45.38%) Security Cleared
2 92 (36.95%) SC Cleared
3 50 (20.08%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (15.26%) CCNP
5 24 (9.64%) DV Cleared
6 18 (7.23%) CCNA
7 13 (5.22%) CCDP
8 11 (4.42%) JNCIS
9 10 (4.02%) CCSA
10 9 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.81%) CCIE
11 7 (2.81%) CCSE
12 4 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.61%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.20%) MCSE
13 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.80%) CCSP
14 2 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.80%) CISSP
14 2 (0.80%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.42%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.81%) SLA
4 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 4 (1.61%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 51 (20.48%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.42%) vSphere
4 10 (4.02%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.61%) VMware NSX
6 6 (2.41%) NFS
6 6 (2.41%) UAG
7 5 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.80%) vCloud
8 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.40%) XenApp
9 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (2.41%) SCCM
1 6 (2.41%) SCOM
2 5 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.01%) Nessus
2 5 (2.01%) Terraform
3 3 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.20%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.20%) SCSM
3 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.80%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.80%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.80%) vRealize
4 2 (0.80%) WMI
5 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 72 (28.92%) VMware
2 70 (28.11%) Juniper
3 53 (21.29%) Microsoft
4 50 (20.08%) CheckPoint
5 48 (19.28%) Citrix
6 31 (12.45%) NetApp
7 27 (10.84%) HP
8 20 (8.03%) Dell
8 20 (8.03%) F5
8 20 (8.03%) SolarWinds
9 17 (6.83%) Extreme Networks
10 14 (5.62%) Palo Alto
11 11 (4.42%) Forcepoint
12 10 (4.02%) Fujitsu
12 10 (4.02%) Remedy
13 9 (3.61%) Brocade
14 8 (3.21%) EMC
14 8 (3.21%) Meraki
15 7 (2.81%) IBM
16 6 (2.41%) BMC