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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 14 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 5.04% 1.43% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.63% 3.13% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
Cisco
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
41 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 34.45% 45.71% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 9
Average daily rate £463 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) WAN
5 8 (44.44%) CCNP
6 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
7 6 (33.33%) Nortel
7 6 (33.33%) CCNA
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) BGP
9 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
9 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (16.67%) Avaya
9 3 (16.67%) Juniper
9 3 (16.67%) SAN
9 3 (16.67%) EMC
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) Service Management
9 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (11.11%) e-Health
10 2 (11.11%) Network Design
10 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (11.11%) Frame Relay
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) BGP
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.11%) HSRP
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (11.11%) ISDN
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) RIP
6 2 (11.11%) SNMP
6 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.11%) VRRP
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) e-Health
1 2 (11.11%) DataPower
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) CCNP
5 6 (33.33%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
2 6 (33.33%) Nortel
3 3 (16.67%) Avaya
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (11.11%) Nokia
4 2 (11.11%) BMC
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) Websense
5 1 (5.56%) Radware
5 1 (5.56%) Imperva
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) Ciena
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle