Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 +25
Contract jobs citing Cisco 35 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.49% 12.13% 7.49%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 23.74% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 43
Southampton median daily rate £394 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +3.23% +13.97%
10th Percentile £234 £354 £187
90th Percentile £568 £488 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Southampton median hourly rate £29.25 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.93% +12.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £29.13 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £29.38 £15.00 £18.98
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00% -44.44%

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 Southampton.

All Vendors
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 210 257 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 44.97% 51.09% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 173 243
Southampton median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +4.02%
10th Percentile £213 £140 £260
90th Percentile £605 £519 £449
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 31
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.15% -33.33% +41.82%
10th Percentile £18.00 £10.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £16.03 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.69 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.58% +5.26% +22.58%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) Firewall
3 11 (31.43%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) NetApp
4 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
6 8 (22.86%) CCNP
6 8 (22.86%) DNS
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
7 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) LAN
7 7 (20.00%) WAN
7 7 (20.00%) DHCP
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (17.14%) CCNA
8 6 (17.14%) Citrix
8 6 (17.14%) MPLS
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
10 4 (11.43%) CCDP
10 4 (11.43%) HP
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Wireless
10 4 (11.43%) CCSA
10 4 (11.43%) Network Security
10 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (11.43%) NetScaler

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 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) DNS
3 7 (20.00%) DHCP
3 7 (20.00%) LAN
3 7 (20.00%) WAN
4 6 (17.14%) MPLS
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security
5 4 (11.43%) Wireless
6 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.71%) SAN
7 2 (5.71%) SMTP
7 2 (5.71%) SSL
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.71%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Server Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.86%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) DataPower
1 2 (5.71%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (5.71%) Data Encryption
4 2 (5.71%) Email Filtering
4 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) Test Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Network Design
5 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Security Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) CCNP
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) CCDP
4 4 (11.43%) CCSA
5 3 (8.57%) CCSE
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.71%) CCIE
6 2 (5.71%) MCSE
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.86%) CCDE
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) BitLocker
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 10 (28.57%) NetApp
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Veeam
7 2 (5.71%) Acronis
7 2 (5.71%) BMC
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) IronPort
7 2 (5.71%) Remedy
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Aruba
8 1 (2.86%) F5
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
8 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto