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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 25 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.20% 1.52% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 10.40% 4.13% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £394 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +65.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £372 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £435 £256
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.67%
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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
125 121 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.00% 36.89% 53.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 49
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £53.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.83% +283.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.40 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £90.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 (38.71%) Migration
2 10 (32.26%) LAN
2 10 (32.26%) WAN
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Firewall
4 6 (19.35%) Wireless
4 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) SLA
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) CCNA
6 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (9.68%) Lync
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Intune
7 3 (9.68%) NAS
7 3 (9.68%) SaaS
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.68%) Network Security
7 3 (9.68%) Juniper
7 3 (9.68%) SAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) LAN
1 10 (32.26%) WAN
2 8 (25.81%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) Wireless
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.68%) NAS
4 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) MPLS
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security
5 2 (6.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) WLAN
6 1 (3.23%) ADSL
6 1 (3.23%) ISDN
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) LLU
6 1 (3.23%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Voice Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Voice Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Support
7 1 (3.23%) Call Centre Manager
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) CRM
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.45%) UML
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCENT
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Intune
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Juniper
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Avaya
4 2 (6.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp