The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 31 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 37 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.57% 5.39% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 16.09% 11.11% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 7
Average daily rate £275 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
Cisco
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
230 252 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.85% 48.55% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 187 97
Average daily rate £325 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.65 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £23.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the South Wales region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the South Wales region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -8 22 £269 -36.76% 3
Newport -1 5 £290 - 1
Cisco
Wales

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 43 (53.75%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (52.50%) Firewall
3 34 (42.50%) CCNA
4 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
5 25 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 24 (30.00%) CCNP
7 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
8 20 (25.00%) Citrix
9 19 (23.75%) VPN
9 19 (23.75%) ITIL
9 19 (23.75%) LAN
10 18 (22.50%) WAN
10 18 (22.50%) Juniper
11 17 (21.25%) HP
11 17 (21.25%) VMware
11 17 (21.25%) F5
12 16 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (20.00%) CheckPoint
13 15 (18.75%) VLAN
14 14 (17.50%) Internet
15 13 (16.25%) Linux
15 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
15 13 (16.25%) Blue Coat
15 13 (16.25%) Wireless
16 12 (15.00%) Windows
16 12 (15.00%) DNS
16 12 (15.00%) DHCP
16 12 (15.00%) SLA
17 11 (13.75%) Tivoli
17 11 (13.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
3 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (52.50%) Firewall
2 19 (23.75%) LAN
2 19 (23.75%) VPN
3 18 (22.50%) WAN
4 16 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (18.75%) VLAN
6 14 (17.50%) Internet
7 13 (16.25%) Wireless
8 12 (15.00%) DHCP
8 12 (15.00%) DNS
9 11 (13.75%) DMZ
10 6 (7.50%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (7.50%) Network Security
11 5 (6.25%) NetScaler
11 5 (6.25%) SAN
12 4 (5.00%) NAS
12 4 (5.00%) WLAN
13 3 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (3.75%) VoIP
14 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) GIS
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.50%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.50%) JUnit
1 2 (2.50%) Maven
1 2 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Local Government
4 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Architect
3 11 (13.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Network Support
6 6 (7.50%) Network Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.25%) Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Java EE
1 2 (2.50%) LAMP
1 2 (2.50%) SAML
1 2 (2.50%) Web Services
1 2 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.75%) CCTV
2 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.50%) PDA
3 2 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) AS400
4 1 (1.25%) CESG
4 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) AIX
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) ITIL
2 11 (13.75%) Security Hardening
3 10 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 9 (11.25%) Network Architecture
5 8 (10.00%) Logistics
6 6 (7.50%) CRM
7 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 5 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.00%) ETL
8 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.00%) Migration
8 4 (5.00%) Network Design
9 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.75%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.75%) Project Management
9 3 (3.75%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (3.75%) UML
10 1 (1.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) Java
2 2 (2.50%) Perl
2 2 (2.50%) PHP
2 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.50%) Python
2 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (53.75%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (42.50%) CCNA
3 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
4 25 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 24 (30.00%) CCNP
6 11 (13.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.75%) CCIE
8 2 (2.50%) CCDP
9 1 (1.25%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.25%) HNC
9 1 (1.25%) ISEB
9 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.25%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.25%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.25%) MCP
9 1 (1.25%) MCSE
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.25%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.25%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (13.75%) Tivoli
1 11 (13.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.50%) Ansible
2 2 (2.50%) yum
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.00%) Citrix
3 18 (22.50%) Juniper
4 17 (21.25%) F5
4 17 (21.25%) HP
4 17 (21.25%) VMware
5 16 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 13 (16.25%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.25%) ESRI
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.50%) Avaya
9 2 (2.50%) Dell
9 2 (2.50%) IBM
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle
9 2 (2.50%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.50%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.50%) Sun
10 1 (1.25%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.25%) Lumension
10 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
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