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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 50 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.08% 3.36% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 6.06% 6.94% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £453 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.79 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -21.00%
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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
198 216 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.38% 48.32% 42.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 135 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.58 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.41% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.43 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £16.73 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Newport - 4 £250 - 1
Cardiff -15 2 £230 -8.00% 4
Bridgend - 2 £450 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Gwent - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Cisco
Wales

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (48.00%) Juniper
2 11 (44.00%) Wireless
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
4 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (36.00%) LAN
4 9 (36.00%) VoIP
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
6 7 (28.00%) CCNP
6 7 (28.00%) HP
6 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) F5
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (24.00%) Citrix
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
9 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (16.00%) Brocade
9 4 (16.00%) CCNA
9 4 (16.00%) UNIX
9 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.00%) WAAS
10 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (12.00%) Linux
10 3 (12.00%) CCIE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Wireless
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) LAN
3 9 (36.00%) VoIP
4 7 (28.00%) WAN
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) WAAS
6 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) Internet
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.00%) Frame Relay
7 2 (8.00%) WEP
7 2 (8.00%) WPA
7 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (8.00%) WPA2
7 2 (8.00%) SAN
7 2 (8.00%) OSPF
7 2 (8.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Deskside Support
6 1 (4.00%) Voice Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) SIEM
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCNP
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) CCNA
5 3 (12.00%) CCIE
5 3 (12.00%) CISSP
5 3 (12.00%) GCIA
5 3 (12.00%) GCFW
5 3 (12.00%) GCWN
5 3 (12.00%) GIAC
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) CCDP
7 1 (4.00%) HNC
7 1 (4.00%) MCSE
7 1 (4.00%) CCDA
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Juniper
2 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) F5
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) VMware
6 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
6 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (16.00%) Brocade
7 3 (12.00%) McAfee
7 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) Nokia
7 3 (12.00%) SonicWALL
7 3 (12.00%) Trend Micro
7 3 (12.00%) Sourcefire
8 2 (8.00%) ProCurve
8 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.00%) Mitel
8 2 (8.00%) Siemens
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