The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 3 months to 28 March 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 / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 3 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 +37  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 51 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.11% 18.02% 3.50%
As % of the Vendors category 18.26% 31.68% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 3
Median daily rate £425 £355 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.71% -15.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £325 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 5
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.85% -10.00%  

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 Southampton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 115 161 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 44.40% 56.89% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 114 105
Median daily rate £375 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £15.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Southampton

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Southampton

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Southampton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Southampton

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Southampton

Cisco
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 27 (55.10%) Firewall
2 25 (51.02%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
5 16 (32.65%) CCNA
6 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
7 14 (28.57%) ITIL
7 14 (28.57%) WAN
7 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (26.53%) LAN
8 13 (26.53%) Wireless
8 13 (26.53%) Service Management
9 12 (24.49%) VoIP
9 12 (24.49%) CCNP
10 11 (22.45%) Windows
10 11 (22.45%) Scrum
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.45%) IaaS
11 10 (20.41%) PaaS
12 9 (18.37%) VMware
12 9 (18.37%) Fortinet
12 9 (18.37%) Linux
13 7 (14.29%) Juniper
13 7 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
14 6 (12.24%) Service Design
14 6 (12.24%) Avaya
14 6 (12.24%) Network Design
15 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (10.20%) Network Security

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) IaaS
2 10 (20.41%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Office 365
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (28.57%) WAN
3 13 (26.53%) LAN
3 13 (26.53%) Wireless
4 12 (24.49%) VoIP
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (10.20%) Network Security
7 2 (4.08%) DNS
7 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.08%) SAN
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
8 1 (2.04%) BGP
8 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.04%) LDAP
8 1 (2.04%) MPLS
8 1 (2.04%) OSPF
8 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.04%) SNA
8 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Network Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Network Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Design Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) CGI
1 1 (2.04%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.04%) CMDB
2 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.04%) PKI
2 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Service Management
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) Scrum
4 6 (12.24%) Network Design
4 6 (12.24%) Service Design
5 5 (10.20%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (10.20%) V-Model
6 4 (8.16%) High Availability
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) User Stories
8 2 (4.08%) Analytics
8 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.08%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.08%) Network Management
8 2 (4.08%) Web Filtering
9 1 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
4 16 (32.65%) CCNA
5 12 (24.49%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) CCDP
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.12%) Terraform
3 1 (2.04%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
2 9 (18.37%) Fortinet
2 9 (18.37%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Juniper
4 6 (12.24%) Avaya
5 5 (10.20%) BMC
5 5 (10.20%) CA
5 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) Citrix
6 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.16%) Remedy
7 2 (4.08%) Aruba
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.08%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) F5
8 1 (2.04%) Lotus
8 1 (2.04%) Meraki
8 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow