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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 42 47 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Contract jobs citing Cisco 19 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.66% 2.84% 6.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.55% 7.29% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
Average daily rate
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£175 £375 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £195 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £463 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 - £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 - £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
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
199 247 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.34% 38.96% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 155 82
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 14
Average hourly rate £13.70 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +16 10 £173 -55.48% 3
Newport -9 4 £300 +53.84% 2
Gwent - 2 - - 1
Bridgend +7 1 £400 +31.14% 2
Caerphilly - 1 £165 -
Cisco
Wales

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) Windows
3 14 (31.11%) CCNA
3 14 (31.11%) Firewall
4 12 (26.67%) LAN
5 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 10 (22.22%) Migration
5 10 (22.22%) VMware
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (17.78%) Wireless
7 8 (17.78%) HP
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (17.78%) WAN
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) CCNP
8 7 (15.56%) Citrix
8 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
9 6 (13.33%) SLA
9 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
9 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.11%) MS Office
10 5 (11.11%) Juniper
10 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
11 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
11 4 (8.89%) SAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (6.67%) Lync
1 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) FileNet
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) LAN
3 8 (17.78%) Wireless
3 8 (17.78%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.89%) SAN
4 4 (8.89%) VoIP
5 3 (6.67%) NAS
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security
5 3 (6.67%) MPLS
5 3 (6.67%) Internet
5 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.44%) VLAN
6 2 (4.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.22%) HSRP
7 1 (2.22%) Softswitch
7 1 (2.22%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Gradle
1 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.22%) JMeter
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Voice Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Installations Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.22%) JAX-RS
1 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.22%) HTML5
1 1 (2.22%) CSS3
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.22%) Drools
1 1 (2.22%) jQuery
1 1 (2.22%) XMPP
1 1 (2.22%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
1 1 (2.22%) Spring
1 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.22%) Java SE
1 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.67%) AIX
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Migration
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) CRM
3 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.67%) Network Design
3 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.44%) Project Management
4 2 (4.44%) UML
4 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Analytics
5 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.22%) Change Control
5 1 (2.22%) BPMN
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) SOA
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.11%) CCNA
3 7 (15.56%) CCNP
4 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (4.44%) HNC
7 2 (4.44%) CCENT
8 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) MCTS
8 1 (2.22%) MCSE
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.22%) CCSE
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
2 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) vCloud
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Intune
2 3 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) HP
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix
4 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.11%) Juniper
5 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 4 (8.89%) McAfee
6 4 (8.89%) F5
7 2 (4.44%) Avaya
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.22%) Lumension
8 1 (2.22%) Aruba
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) Sun
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Websense
8 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago