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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 32 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.20% 5.57% 3.78%
As % of the Vendors category 12.79% 12.78% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
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
219 180 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.71% 43.58% 48.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 99 96
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £218 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.08 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.60% +7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.59 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £19.50 £21.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 22 December 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 -2 18 £425 +6.25% 12
Newport -8 3 £470 - 1
Bridgend -3 2 £338 -28.94%
Torfaen - 1 £350 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Cisco
Wales

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 17 (42.50%) WAN
2 16 (40.00%) LAN
3 15 (37.50%) Juniper
4 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (27.50%) Migration
6 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (25.00%) Firewall
6 10 (25.00%) Wireless
6 10 (25.00%) F5
7 9 (22.50%) CCNP
7 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
7 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) ITIL
9 7 (17.50%) Windows
9 7 (17.50%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
11 5 (12.50%) VoIP
11 5 (12.50%) Internet
11 5 (12.50%) McAfee
11 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
11 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (12.50%) Riverbed
12 4 (10.00%) SQL
12 4 (10.00%) SLA
12 4 (10.00%) CCNA
12 4 (10.00%) Brocade
12 4 (10.00%) Network Security
12 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
12 4 (10.00%) WAAS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) WAN
2 16 (40.00%) LAN
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
3 10 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (12.50%) Internet
4 5 (12.50%) VoIP
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.00%) WAAS
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security
6 3 (7.50%) LLU
6 3 (7.50%) DNS
6 3 (7.50%) SAN
6 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
6 3 (7.50%) NAS
6 3 (7.50%) ADSL
6 3 (7.50%) MPLS
7 2 (5.00%) Frame Relay
7 2 (5.00%) WEP
7 2 (5.00%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) MS Access
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Voice Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Data Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Installations Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.50%) Network Design
4 3 (7.50%) CRM
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.00%) UML
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (22.50%) CCNP
3 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) CCDP
5 2 (5.00%) CISSP
5 2 (5.00%) CCIE
5 2 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (5.00%) GIAC
5 2 (5.00%) GCIA
5 2 (5.00%) GCFW
5 2 (5.00%) GCWN
5 2 (5.00%) CCENT
5 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) CCSE
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.50%) HNC
6 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Juniper
2 10 (25.00%) F5
3 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) McAfee
5 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 5 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 4 (10.00%) Brocade
7 3 (7.50%) Remedy
7 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 3 (7.50%) SonicWALL
7 3 (7.50%) Aruba
8 2 (5.00%) Trend Micro
8 2 (5.00%) Sourcefire
8 2 (5.00%) HP
8 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) Avaya
8 2 (5.00%) Nokia
8 2 (5.00%) Siemens
9 1 (2.50%) BMC
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago