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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 46 53 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.49% 1.41% 5.35%
As % of the Vendors category 8.75% 3.69% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £174 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
240 244 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 39.93% 38.24% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 164 121
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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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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 +8 13 £250 +21.95% 6
Newport - 3 £450 - 1
Bridgend +2 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Cisco
Wales

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 23 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (42.50%) CCNA
3 15 (37.50%) Firewall
4 13 (32.50%) LAN
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
5 11 (27.50%) CCNP
5 11 (27.50%) WAN
5 11 (27.50%) Windows
5 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
6 10 (25.00%) HP
6 10 (25.00%) SLA
7 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) VMware
9 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
9 7 (17.50%) ITIL
9 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.50%) Citrix
10 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (15.00%) McAfee
10 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (15.00%) Wireless
11 5 (12.50%) Network Design
11 5 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (12.50%) Internet
11 5 (12.50%) Tivoli
11 5 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (12.50%) CCIE
11 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
11 5 (12.50%) AIX

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) FileNet
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) Firewall
2 13 (32.50%) LAN
3 11 (27.50%) WAN
4 6 (15.00%) Wireless
5 5 (12.50%) Internet
6 4 (10.00%) VoIP
6 4 (10.00%) VLAN
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.50%) VRRP
7 3 (7.50%) HSRP
8 2 (5.00%) OSPF
8 2 (5.00%) BGP
8 2 (5.00%) DNS
9 1 (2.50%) IPv6
9 1 (2.50%) SAN
9 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.50%) VPN
9 1 (2.50%) Softswitch
9 1 (2.50%) PABX
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.50%) JMeter
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.50%) Gradle
1 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.00%) Back Office
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) Spring
1 1 (2.50%) XMPP
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.50%) Java SE
1 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
1 1 (2.50%) Drools
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.50%) HTML5
1 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.50%) CSS3
1 1 (2.50%) JAX-RS
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) CESG
2 1 (2.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) AIX
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Network Design
3 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) BPMN
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Logistics
6 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management
6 1 (2.50%) SOA
6 1 (2.50%) MVC
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C#
1 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (42.50%) CCNA
3 11 (27.50%) CCNP
4 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (12.50%) CCIE
7 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (7.50%) CCDP
8 3 (7.50%) CCIP
9 2 (5.00%) CCENT
10 1 (2.50%) HNC
10 1 (2.50%) MCSE
10 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.50%) CCVP
10 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 5 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
5 7 (17.50%) Citrix
6 6 (15.00%) McAfee
7 4 (10.00%) Dell
7 4 (10.00%) Avaya
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) F5
8 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.50%) Polycom
9 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.50%) IBM
9 1 (2.50%) Nortel
9 1 (2.50%) Sun
9 1 (2.50%) Websense
9 1 (2.50%) BT
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Rate: £400 - 500 per day
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Rate: £200 - 250 per day
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