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 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 45 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.23% 6.28% 3.88%
As % of the Vendors category 9.42% 15.15% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £235 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £455 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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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
191 165 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.29% 41.46% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 92 75
Average daily rate £350 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.57 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.75% +3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.57 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £19.05 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 -25 9 £325 +23.80% 6
Newport -15 3 £470 - 4
Bridgend -2 2 £338 -28.94% 2
Torfaen - 1 £350 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
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Wales

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 14 (50.00%) WAN
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) LAN
2 12 (42.86%) Juniper
3 10 (35.71%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) CCNP
5 8 (28.57%) F5
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) Wireless
7 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) VoIP
7 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
8 5 (17.86%) Internet
9 4 (14.29%) McAfee
9 4 (14.29%) SLA
9 4 (14.29%) Migration
9 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
9 4 (14.29%) Brocade
9 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
9 4 (14.29%) WAAS
9 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (10.71%) Aruba
10 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
10 3 (10.71%) LLU
10 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
10 3 (10.71%) QA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) WAN
2 12 (42.86%) LAN
3 10 (35.71%) Firewall
4 7 (25.00%) Wireless
5 6 (21.43%) VoIP
6 5 (17.86%) Internet
7 4 (14.29%) WAAS
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.71%) LLU
8 3 (10.71%) DNS
8 3 (10.71%) ADSL
9 2 (7.14%) H.323
9 2 (7.14%) ATM
9 2 (7.14%) ISDN
9 2 (7.14%) PBX
9 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 2 (7.14%) WEP
9 2 (7.14%) WPA
9 2 (7.14%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Call Centre Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) SIEM
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) VBScript
1 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) CCNP
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
5 2 (7.14%) CCDP
5 2 (7.14%) CCIE
5 2 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (7.14%) GIAC
5 2 (7.14%) GCIA
5 2 (7.14%) GCFW
5 2 (7.14%) GCWN
5 2 (7.14%) CCENT
5 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) CCSE
6 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Juniper
2 8 (28.57%) F5
3 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) McAfee
4 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 4 (14.29%) Brocade
4 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 3 (10.71%) Aruba
5 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
5 3 (10.71%) Remedy
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) Nokia
6 2 (7.14%) Siemens
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
6 2 (7.14%) Trend Micro
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