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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 34 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 22 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.19% 6.75% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 13.58% 12.96% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 6
Average daily rate £269 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
Cisco
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
162 162 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.21% 52.09% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 130 75
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.13 £11.00 £53.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.68% -79.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £11.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 26 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (51.16%) CCNA
3 17 (39.53%) Firewall
4 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) CCNP
4 14 (32.56%) Juniper
4 14 (32.56%) ITIL
5 13 (30.23%) CheckPoint
6 12 (27.91%) Citrix
7 11 (25.58%) WAN
7 11 (25.58%) LAN
8 10 (23.26%) HP
8 10 (23.26%) Internet
8 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.93%) VMware
10 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
10 8 (18.60%) Linux
11 7 (16.28%) Windows
11 7 (16.28%) Tivoli
11 7 (16.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (16.28%) Wireless
11 7 (16.28%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (16.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (13.95%) Office 365
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (13.95%) Network Security
12 6 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.95%) Telecoms

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) LAN
2 11 (25.58%) WAN
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (23.26%) Internet
4 7 (16.28%) Wireless
5 6 (13.95%) Network Security
5 6 (13.95%) VPN
6 5 (11.63%) SAN
7 4 (9.30%) NAS
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.98%) VLAN
8 3 (6.98%) WLAN
9 2 (4.65%) DNS
9 2 (4.65%) MPLS
9 2 (4.65%) OSPF
9 2 (4.65%) VoIP
10 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) GIS
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.33%) JUnit
1 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.33%) Maven
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Network Support
6 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 2 (4.65%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Java EE
1 1 (2.33%) LAMP
1 1 (2.33%) SAML
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) AIX
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) CRM
3 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) ETL
4 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.30%) Logistics
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Network Design
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (6.98%) UML
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (51.16%) CCNA
3 14 (32.56%) CCNP
4 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) CCDP
8 1 (2.33%) CCIE
8 1 (2.33%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.33%) ISEB
8 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.33%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (16.28%) Tivoli
1 7 (16.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Juniper
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) CheckPoint
3 12 (27.91%) Citrix
4 10 (23.26%) HP
5 9 (20.93%) VMware
6 5 (11.63%) ESRI
6 5 (11.63%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) CA
8 1 (2.33%) Nokia
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.33%) PlateSpin
8 1 (2.33%) Polycom
8 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
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