Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 January 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 7.34% 7.24% 7.58%
As % of the Vendors category 13.82% 14.77% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 5
Portsmouth median daily rate £285 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.94% +54.55% -17.29%
10th Percentile £111 £268 £233
90th Percentile £456 £558 £424
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £12.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.53% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.85 £30.00
% change year-on-year +22.74% -53.83% +120.18%

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 Portsmouth.

All Vendors
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 152 149 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 53.15% 49.01% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 80 66
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +10.75% +18.08%
10th Percentile £169 £263 £289
90th Percentile £501 £565 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 18
Portsmouth median hourly rate £41.50 £21.75 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.80% -24.35% +87.54%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.50 £15.33
90th Percentile £46.69 £51.89 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.38 £19.44 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.45% -23.78% +74.36%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Portsmouth

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Portsmouth

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Portsmouth

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) VPN
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
5 8 (38.10%) HP
6 7 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (28.57%) WAN
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
8 5 (23.81%) DMZ
8 5 (23.81%) DNS
8 5 (23.81%) DHCP
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) VoIP
8 5 (23.81%) IIS
8 5 (23.81%) Information Security
8 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) Web Filtering
8 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
8 5 (23.81%) UAG
8 5 (23.81%) Kalman Filter

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) iPaaS
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) VPN
3 7 (33.33%) LAN
4 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 5 (23.81%) DMZ
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) VoIP
6 2 (9.52%) NAS
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) OSPF
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) IT Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (23.81%) IT Security Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Security Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Principal Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Principal Enterprise Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (9.52%) Storage Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Information Security
1 5 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (23.81%) Security Monitoring
1 5 (23.81%) Server Hardening
1 5 (23.81%) Web Filtering
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Line Management
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) BCP
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) UAG
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Meraki
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Veeam