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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 July 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 23 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.19% 3.39% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 12.40% 7.51% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Median daily rate £325 £250 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £159 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £363 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -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
121 173 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.87% 45.17% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 128 88
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 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 29 July 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) WAN
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 8 (30.77%) Avaya
3 8 (30.77%) CCNP
4 7 (26.92%) VoIP
4 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) Polycom
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (26.92%) CCVP
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) CCNA
6 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) Juniper
7 4 (15.38%) CA
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.54%) VPN
8 3 (11.54%) Linux
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
8 3 (11.54%) Citrix
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Wireless
8 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
1 9 (34.62%) WAN
2 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 7 (26.92%) VoIP
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
5 3 (11.54%) MPLS
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) Wireless
6 2 (7.69%) BGP
6 2 (7.69%) HSRP
6 2 (7.69%) OSPF
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) DNS
7 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Architect
8 2 (7.69%) Avaya Voice Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
8 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Test Data Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Leader
9 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
1 3 (11.54%) Migration
1 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.69%) SDLC
2 2 (7.69%) Service Management
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
2 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) Procure-to-Pay
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) CCVP
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) CCDP
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCIP
6 1 (3.85%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (3.85%) ISEB
6 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) ProxySG
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) NFS
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Avaya
1 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 7 (26.92%) Polycom
3 4 (15.38%) CA
3 4 (15.38%) Juniper
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.69%) BMC
5 2 (7.69%) PlateSpin
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) Altiris
6 1 (3.85%) BT
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec