The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 44 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% 2.51% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 5.26% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£135 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
125 133 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.81% 47.67% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 92 38
Average daily rate £315 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.50 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £15.10 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Cardiff region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) BT
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) WLAN
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) WLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (10.00%) PABX
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) L2TP
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Broadcast Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) UAG
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) MetaFrame
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) BT
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) LANDesk