The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 38 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.23% 3.61% 5.75%
As % of the Vendors category 6.35% 7.23% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate £388 £231 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.56% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £253 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
126 83 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.10% 50.00% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 41
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.62 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
South Wales

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 11 (57.89%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (42.11%) CCNP
4 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) Wireless
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (31.58%) DNS
6 6 (31.58%) CCNA
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) MPLS
7 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Juniper
9 3 (15.79%) Apple
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) HNC
9 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) BGP
9 3 (15.79%) OSPF
9 3 (15.79%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (15.79%) Degree

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Wireless
4 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (31.58%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) MPLS
6 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
7 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
8 3 (15.79%) BGP
8 3 (15.79%) OSPF
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
9 2 (10.53%) Internet
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (5.26%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) CRM
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
2 1 (5.26%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
2 1 (5.26%) Release Management
2 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 6 (31.58%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) HNC
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) MetaFrame
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Apple
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) BT
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.26%) LANDesk