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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 24 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.22% 3.35% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 12.39% 6.25% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
Median daily rate £300 £220 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -32.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.51 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.04% +0.05%
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
113 240 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.16% 53.57% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 187 87
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.58 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £18.80 £78.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
3 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
3 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (34.48%) WAN
6 9 (31.03%) LAN
6 9 (31.03%) CCNA
6 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (27.59%) F5
7 8 (27.59%) Windows
8 7 (24.14%) CCNP
9 6 (20.69%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Wireless
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
11 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (13.79%) CA
11 4 (13.79%) Avaya
11 4 (13.79%) Juniper
12 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
12 3 (10.34%) Citrix
12 3 (10.34%) VPN
12 3 (10.34%) VMware
12 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
12 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (6.90%) Network Security
13 2 (6.90%) HSRP

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 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) WAN
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (31.03%) LAN
4 5 (17.24%) Wireless
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) BGP
6 2 (6.90%) HSRP
6 2 (6.90%) Internet
6 2 (6.90%) MPLS
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 2 (6.90%) OSPF
6 2 (6.90%) VLAN
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
7 1 (3.45%) Broadband
7 1 (3.45%) DHCP
7 1 (3.45%) DNS
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya Voice Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.90%) ITSM
2 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.90%) Scrum
3 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
3 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.45%) Network Design
3 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) SIEM
3 1 (3.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (31.03%) CCNA
4 7 (24.14%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) CCDP
5 2 (6.90%) CCENT
5 2 (6.90%) CCVP
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CCIP
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) ProxySG
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (6.90%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
2 8 (27.59%) F5
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Avaya
4 4 (13.79%) CA
4 4 (13.79%) Juniper
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.90%) BMC
6 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.90%) LogRhythm
6 2 (6.90%) Nortel
6 2 (6.90%) Polycom
6 2 (6.90%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
7 1 (3.45%) ScanSafe
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk