The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 14 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 8.99% - 18.52%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% - 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Swansea region.

Vendors Category
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
28 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 31.46% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Average daily rate £425 £301 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.19% +2.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £272 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.11% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Swansea region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Swansea region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

Cisco
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Radware
5 4 (44.44%) Avaya
5 4 (44.44%) Nortel
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) CCSE
6 3 (33.33%) CCSP
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) F5
7 2 (22.22%) Change Control
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) CCIE
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) Network Design
7 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
7 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
8 1 (11.11%) Nortel Alteon
8 1 (11.11%) Mentoring

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) Nortel Alteon
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Communications Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
1 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) CCSE
4 3 (33.33%) CCSP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Radware
2 4 (44.44%) Avaya
2 4 (44.44%) Nortel
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) F5