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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 30 43 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% 2.21% 5.67%
As % of the Vendors category 9.26% 5.73% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate
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£173 £381 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.75% +46.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £320 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £475 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -17.51%
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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
108 157 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.99% 38.48% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 98 57
Average daily rate £310 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 9 (30.00%) CCNA
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (26.67%) LAN
5 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (23.33%) Firewall
6 6 (20.00%) Wireless
6 6 (20.00%) VMware
6 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (16.67%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (13.33%) SLA
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (10.00%) SaaS
9 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (10.00%) NAS
9 3 (10.00%) Lync
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (10.00%) Windows Intune
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) Wireless
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) VoIP
4 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) MPLS
4 3 (10.00%) NAS
4 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) BGP
6 1 (3.33%) WLAN
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) Softswitch
6 1 (3.33%) PABX
6 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Voice Architect
7 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) UML
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) CCENT
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Intune
3 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) F5
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - 375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £120 - 200 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 15 days ago