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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 26 July 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 23 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.61% 3.99% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 13.40% 9.92% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £157 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+36.05% -18.33%
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
209 242 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.88% 40.20% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 167 162
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +15 15 £325 +44.44% 3
Bridgend +3 2 £400 -
Caerphilly - 1 £380 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Cisco
Wales

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 25 (46.30%) Firewall
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (29.63%) CheckPoint
6 15 (27.78%) WAN
7 14 (25.93%) LAN
7 14 (25.93%) Linux
7 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 13 (24.07%) CCNP
9 12 (22.22%) CCNA
10 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
10 11 (20.37%) VoIP
10 11 (20.37%) VMware
11 10 (18.52%) VPN
11 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 10 (18.52%) Avaya
11 10 (18.52%) Juniper
11 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
11 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 8 (14.81%) CCVP
13 8 (14.81%) DNS
13 8 (14.81%) ITIL
13 8 (14.81%) SQL
13 8 (14.81%) Polycom
13 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (14.81%) F5
13 8 (14.81%) Cisco UCCX

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) assyst
1 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) Firewall
2 15 (27.78%) WAN
3 14 (25.93%) LAN
4 11 (20.37%) VoIP
5 10 (18.52%) VPN
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (14.81%) DNS
7 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
8 6 (11.11%) Wireless
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (7.41%) DHCP
9 4 (7.41%) Internet
9 4 (7.41%) NetScaler
9 4 (7.41%) TACACS
9 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.56%) MPLS
10 3 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.70%) JUnit
1 2 (3.70%) Maven
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 17 (31.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Voice Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.70%) Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.70%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Java EE
1 2 (3.70%) LAMP
1 2 (3.70%) SAML
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
1 2 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Migration
3 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (3.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.70%) SDLC
4 2 (3.70%) Service Management
4 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.70%) Test Planning
4 2 (3.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (1.85%) Change Control
5 1 (1.85%) Communications Security
5 1 (1.85%) Functional Testing
5 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.85%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.85%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.85%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) Perl
2 2 (3.70%) PHP
2 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (24.07%) CCNP
4 12 (22.22%) CCNA
5 8 (14.81%) CCVP
6 2 (3.70%) CCDP
6 2 (3.70%) CCIE
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.85%) CCIP
7 1 (1.85%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.85%) ISEB
7 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (3.70%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.85%) NFS
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) yum
4 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) CheckPoint
2 11 (20.37%) VMware
3 10 (18.52%) Avaya
3 10 (18.52%) Juniper
3 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.81%) F5
4 8 (14.81%) Polycom
5 4 (7.41%) CA
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix
6 3 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.70%) BMC
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.70%) PlateSpin
7 2 (3.70%) Remedy
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec