Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9 +22
Contract jobs citing Cisco 238 241 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.32% 6.77% 9.20%
As % of the Vendors category 11.98% 12.48% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 173 243
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £259 £270 £300
90th Percentile £511 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 20
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.71% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £26.30 £48.58
South East median hourly rate £42.42 £27.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year +54.93% +9.52% -

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 1,987 1,931 2,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 52.78% 54.21% 55.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,144 1,117 1,473
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £401 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.75% +6.00%
10th Percentile £275 £245 £268
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +1.37% +4.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 99 137
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.69 £20.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -16.67% +41.18%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.90 £11.85
90th Percentile £47.83 £44.40 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.41
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.24% -0.50%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +9 63 £381 -8.68% 14
Portsmouth -3 21 £400 - 5
Fareham +2 14 £422 -11.16% 2
Southampton -34 12 £397 +0.89% 2
Farnborough -13 11 £488 +39.29% 5
Hook -6 10 £463 +12.12%
Fleet +2 9 £375 -25.00% 3
Havant +2 9 £495 -12.00%
Winchester -14 8 £325 -23.53%
Gosport - 6 £360 -
Eastleigh -4 1 - - 2
Andover -8 1 £500 -1.72%
Cisco
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 142 (59.66%) Security Cleared
2 105 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 102 (42.86%) Firewall
4 84 (35.29%) VMware
5 80 (33.61%) Cisco Certification
6 78 (32.77%) Cisco ASA
7 61 (25.63%) Windows
8 57 (23.95%) LAN
9 56 (23.53%) Juniper
10 54 (22.69%) Data Centre
11 53 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 47 (19.75%) OSPF
12 47 (19.75%) CCNP
13 46 (19.33%) Palo Alto
14 44 (18.49%) WAN
14 44 (18.49%) Active Directory
15 43 (18.07%) BGP
15 43 (18.07%) Microsoft
15 43 (18.07%) DNS
16 41 (17.23%) Network Security
17 40 (16.81%) DV Cleared
17 40 (16.81%) Cisco Nexus
18 35 (14.71%) Windows Server
18 35 (14.71%) NetApp
19 34 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
20 33 (13.87%) CheckPoint
20 33 (13.87%) VPN
21 27 (11.34%) vSphere
22 26 (10.92%) Migration
23 25 (10.50%) Linux

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 14 (5.88%) IIS
2 11 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.94%) Apache
3 7 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.94%) IaaS
2 4 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.26%) Office 365
3 3 (1.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (42.86%) Firewall
2 78 (32.77%) Cisco ASA
3 57 (23.95%) LAN
4 47 (19.75%) OSPF
5 44 (18.49%) WAN
6 43 (18.07%) BGP
6 43 (18.07%) DNS
7 41 (17.23%) Network Security
8 40 (16.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
10 33 (13.87%) VPN
11 22 (9.24%) VLAN
12 21 (8.82%) Wireless
13 20 (8.40%) MPLS
14 18 (7.56%) Cisco Firepower
14 18 (7.56%) DHCP
14 18 (7.56%) VoIP
15 15 (6.30%) IPsec
16 13 (5.46%) TCP/IP
17 11 (4.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.20%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.84%) NetBeans
2 2 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.68%) Finance
2 4 (1.68%) Military
3 2 (0.84%) Back Office
3 2 (0.84%) Legal
3 2 (0.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.42%) Billing
4 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (30.25%) Network Engineer
2 56 (23.53%) Architect
3 19 (7.98%) Network Architect
3 19 (7.98%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 17 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 16 (6.72%) Analyst
6 12 (5.04%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (4.20%) Network Support
8 10 (4.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (3.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (3.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (3.78%) Lead Architect
9 9 (3.78%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.36%) Consultant
10 8 (3.36%) Firewall Engineer
10 8 (3.36%) Test Analyst
11 7 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
12 6 (2.52%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.14%) RESTful
2 14 (5.88%) XML
3 7 (2.94%) Web Services
3 7 (2.94%) Web Services Management
4 4 (1.68%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.26%) LDAP
5 3 (1.26%) SOAP
6 2 (0.84%) Middleware
7 1 (0.42%) .NET
7 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.42%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.69%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.82%) PKI
3 11 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.20%) CMDB
5 6 (2.52%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.52%) DataPower
6 5 (2.10%) Clustering
6 5 (2.10%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.10%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.10%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.26%) CCTV
7 3 (1.26%) IPTV
7 3 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.26%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.84%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.84%) IVR
8 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.63%) Windows
2 35 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 25 (10.50%) Linux
4 17 (7.14%) Unix
5 11 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.94%) Check Point GAiA
6 7 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.52%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.10%) AIX
8 5 (2.10%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.92%) Migration
2 24 (10.08%) ITIL
3 19 (7.98%) Network Design
4 18 (7.56%) Service Management
5 13 (5.46%) Network Management
6 11 (4.62%) DevOps
7 10 (4.20%) Data Modelling
7 10 (4.20%) Load Balancing
7 10 (4.20%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (4.20%) Service Delivery
8 9 (3.78%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.36%) Change Management
9 8 (3.36%) SIEM
9 8 (3.36%) Time Management
9 8 (3.36%) Web Filtering
9 8 (3.36%) Workflow
10 7 (2.94%) Configuration Management
10 7 (2.94%) Project Management
10 7 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.30%) C
2 9 (3.78%) Java
3 8 (3.36%) SQL
4 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.10%) VB
5 5 (2.10%) VBScript
6 4 (1.68%) Python
7 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 142 (59.66%) Security Cleared
2 105 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 80 (33.61%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (19.75%) CCNP
5 40 (16.81%) DV Cleared
6 23 (9.66%) CCNA
7 17 (7.14%) CCIE
7 17 (7.14%) JNCIS
8 14 (5.88%) CCDP
9 12 (5.04%) Degree
10 9 (3.78%) ISTQB
11 7 (2.94%) CCSE
12 6 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (2.52%) ISEB
13 5 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (2.10%) MCSE
13 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.68%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.94%) QA
2 6 (2.52%) SLA
3 3 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.42%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 53 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (18.49%) Active Directory
3 27 (11.34%) vSphere
4 11 (4.62%) VMware NSX
5 10 (4.20%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.68%) NFS
7 4 (1.68%) Snort
7 4 (1.68%) vCloud
8 3 (1.26%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.42%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.42%) NDS
10 1 (0.42%) Postfix
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (10.08%) SCCM
2 18 (7.56%) SCOM
3 10 (4.20%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (3.78%) FortiGate
5 7 (2.94%) vCenter Server
6 5 (2.10%) Nessus
7 4 (1.68%) vRealize
8 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.26%) Puppet
8 3 (1.26%) Terraform
9 2 (0.84%) Ansible
10 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.42%) Endace
10 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.42%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (0.42%) OpenView
10 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 84 (35.29%) VMware
2 56 (23.53%) Juniper
3 46 (19.33%) Palo Alto
4 43 (18.07%) Microsoft
5 35 (14.71%) NetApp
6 33 (13.87%) CheckPoint
7 23 (9.66%) SolarWinds
8 22 (9.24%) Citrix
9 19 (7.98%) Infoblox
10 17 (7.14%) HP
11 16 (6.72%) Splunk
12 15 (6.30%) F5
12 15 (6.30%) Sophos
13 12 (5.04%) EMC
13 12 (5.04%) IBM
13 12 (5.04%) Oracle
14 10 (4.20%) McAfee
15 9 (3.78%) Brocade
16 8 (3.36%) Remedy
17 7 (2.94%) Forcepoint