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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 26 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.23% 3.82% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 12.77% 11.11% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 6
Median daily rate £325 £175 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -54.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £139 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £330 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £10.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +36.36%
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
141 99 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 48.79% 34.38% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 71 98
Median daily rate £350 £310 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 18 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) WAN
3 13 (35.14%) LAN
3 13 (35.14%) CCNA
3 13 (35.14%) Firewall
4 11 (29.73%) Windows
5 10 (27.03%) CCNP
5 10 (27.03%) Internet
5 10 (27.03%) VMware
6 9 (24.32%) Citrix
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) VoIP
7 8 (21.62%) Avaya
7 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
7 8 (21.62%) Polycom
8 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) CCVP
8 7 (18.92%) VPN
8 7 (18.92%) Linux
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
9 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.22%) Juniper
9 6 (16.22%) Wireless
10 5 (13.51%) Migration
10 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
10 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
10 5 (13.51%) HP

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 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) WAN
2 13 (35.14%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) LAN
3 10 (27.03%) Internet
4 8 (21.62%) VoIP
5 7 (18.92%) VPN
6 6 (16.22%) Wireless
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (10.81%) MPLS
8 3 (8.11%) BGP
8 3 (8.11%) OSPF
8 3 (8.11%) VLAN
9 2 (5.41%) DNS
9 2 (5.41%) HSRP
9 2 (5.41%) SAN
9 2 (5.41%) WLAN
10 1 (2.70%) Broadband
10 1 (2.70%) DHCP
10 1 (2.70%) FTP
10 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) JUnit
1 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.70%) Maven
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Network Support
7 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.11%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Java EE
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
1 1 (2.70%) SAML
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) AIX
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Logistics
4 2 (5.41%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) SDLC
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) Test Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.70%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (35.14%) CCNA
3 10 (27.03%) CCNP
4 7 (18.92%) CCVP
4 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.41%) CCDP
6 2 (5.41%) CCIE
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.70%) ISEB
7 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.70%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (13.51%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
2 5 (13.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.70%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) VMware
2 9 (24.32%) Citrix
3 8 (21.62%) Avaya
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) Polycom
4 6 (16.22%) Juniper
5 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.51%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) CA
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.41%) BMC
8 2 (5.41%) F5
8 2 (5.41%) PlateSpin
8 2 (5.41%) Remedy
9 1 (2.70%) BT
9 1 (2.70%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle
9 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.70%) Riverbed