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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Wales / South Wales
Rank 13 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 49 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.26% 5.83% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 19.52% 13.65% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 17
Median daily rate £370 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £138 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.19 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+9.12% +12.94%

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
251 249 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.45% 42.71% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 161 171
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.80 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +18 18 £375 +36.36% 5
Bridgend - 10 £450 -
Caerphilly - 8 £155 -
Newport -1 4 £288 +12.74%
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Cisco
Wales

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 69 (66.35%) Firewall
2 52 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 51 (49.04%) SC Cleared
3 51 (49.04%) LAN
4 34 (32.69%) WAN
4 34 (32.69%) Windows
4 34 (32.69%) CCNP
5 30 (28.85%) Microsoft
6 29 (27.88%) Intel Security
7 27 (25.96%) CCNA
8 24 (23.08%) Fortinet
9 23 (22.12%) ITIL
10 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
10 22 (21.15%) Windows Server
11 21 (20.19%) Change Control
12 20 (19.23%) F5
12 20 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (17.31%) CheckPoint
14 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
15 15 (14.42%) VMware
16 14 (13.46%) Blue Coat
17 11 (10.58%) Wireless
17 11 (10.58%) HP
17 11 (10.58%) Juniper
17 11 (10.58%) Windows 7
18 10 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (9.62%) ProxySG
19 9 (8.65%) Internet
19 9 (8.65%) Avaya

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 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 69 (66.35%) Firewall
2 51 (49.04%) LAN
3 34 (32.69%) WAN
4 20 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (10.58%) Wireless
6 10 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (8.65%) Internet
8 7 (6.73%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (5.77%) VPN
10 5 (4.81%) Network Security
10 5 (4.81%) VoIP
11 4 (3.85%) BGP
11 4 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (3.85%) EIGRP
11 4 (3.85%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.85%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.85%) VLAN
12 3 (2.88%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (5.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (58.65%) Network Engineer
2 32 (30.77%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (18.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Voice Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Consultant
8 6 (5.77%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.77%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Installations Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) LAN Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.88%) CESG
2 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.88%) PKI
3 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Windows
2 22 (21.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.58%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.77%) Linux
5 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) ITIL
2 21 (20.19%) Change Control
3 6 (5.77%) Information Security
3 6 (5.77%) Load Balancing
3 6 (5.77%) Process Improvement
3 6 (5.77%) SIEM
4 5 (4.81%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (3.85%) Line Management
5 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.88%) Business Development
6 3 (2.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.88%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.88%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.88%) Project Governance
6 3 (2.88%) Software Licensing
6 3 (2.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (2.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) C
2 2 (1.92%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 52 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 52 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (49.04%) SC Cleared
3 34 (32.69%) CCNP
4 27 (25.96%) CCNA
5 8 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.81%) CCIP
8 4 (3.85%) CCDP
8 4 (3.85%) CCVP
9 3 (2.88%) CISSP
9 3 (2.88%) HNC
10 2 (1.92%) CCIE
10 2 (1.92%) CISM
10 2 (1.92%) Degree
10 2 (1.92%) GIAC
10 2 (1.92%) MCITP
10 2 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.62%) ProxySG
3 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.92%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) pfSense
5 1 (0.96%) Snort
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 8 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.88%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.88%) Nessus
3 3 (2.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.96%) SCCM
5 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 29 (27.88%) Intel Security
3 24 (23.08%) Fortinet
4 20 (19.23%) F5
5 18 (17.31%) CheckPoint
6 15 (14.42%) VMware
7 14 (13.46%) Blue Coat
8 11 (10.58%) HP
8 11 (10.58%) Juniper
9 9 (8.65%) Avaya
10 5 (4.81%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.85%) Polycom
12 3 (2.88%) Citrix
12 3 (2.88%) Genesys
12 3 (2.88%) NICE Systems
12 3 (2.88%) ScanSafe
12 3 (2.88%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.88%) Splunk
12 3 (2.88%) Symantec
13 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
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