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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 37 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.78% 0.54% 3.92%
As % of the Vendors category 6.01% 1.47% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£275 £205 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -47.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +1.12%
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
183 136 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.33% 36.86% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 83 82
Average daily rate £325 £340 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £431 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNA
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 9 (37.50%) Firewall
5 8 (33.33%) SLA
6 7 (29.17%) LAN
6 7 (29.17%) CCNP
6 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) Citrix
7 6 (25.00%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
8 5 (20.83%) CCIE
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.67%) Wireless
9 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 4 (16.67%) Internet
9 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
9 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (16.67%) VoIP
9 4 (16.67%) AIX
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (12.50%) Incident Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) VoIP
4 4 (16.67%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.33%) VLAN
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) VRRP
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) DNS
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.17%) Softswitch
7 1 (4.17%) PABX
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) HSRP
7 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) AIX
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (29.17%) CCNP
4 5 (20.83%) CCIE
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (12.50%) CCDP
6 3 (12.50%) CCIP
7 1 (4.17%) MCSE
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCVP
7 1 (4.17%) MCTS
7 1 (4.17%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.17%) Polycom
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) BT
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago