Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 22 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.31% 6.57% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 10.26% 11.59% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Portsmouth median daily rate £400 £419 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +74.48% -49.47%
10th Percentile £288 £389 £173
90th Percentile £488 £444 £286
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Portsmouth median hourly rate £13.25 £39.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.03% +18.18% +26.92%
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -73.68%

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 195 164 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 61.51% 56.75% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 91 59
Portsmouth median daily rate £425 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +32.31% -3.70%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £138
90th Percentile £586 £525 £449
Hampshire median daily rate £401 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.35% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 12
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +144.60% -13.13%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.80 £12.88
90th Percentile £46.75 £53.75 £33.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £16.33
% change year-on-year -20.00% +53.09% -27.42%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017, 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 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
2 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) LAN
4 8 (40.00%) CCNA
4 8 (40.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) OSPF
5 7 (35.00%) BGP
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) SLA
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (25.00%) VLAN
8 4 (20.00%) Service Management
8 4 (20.00%) VoIP
8 4 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) Network Security
8 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (15.00%) DHCP
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) DNS
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) BGP
3 7 (35.00%) OSPF
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (25.00%) VLAN
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (20.00%) VoIP
6 4 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) DNS
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (10.00%) SNA
8 2 (10.00%) SNMP
8 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Service Design
5 1 (5.00%) BCP
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
2 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) CCNA
3 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (10.00%) CCIE Service Provider
5 2 (10.00%) CCSP
6 1 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.00%) Foundry
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam