The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 60 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 6 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.81% 2.36% 4.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 7.63% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 16
Average daily rate £383 £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £100 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £230 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.27% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.44 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.58% +24.44%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
195 131 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.39% 30.90% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 68 105
Average daily rate £356 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £513 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.40 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -15 6 £383 +70.00% 6
West Wales - - - -
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Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification.

1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) CCNP
3 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
4 10 (58.82%) CCNA
4 10 (58.82%) LAN
4 10 (58.82%) WAN
4 10 (58.82%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) Wireless
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) MPLS
8 4 (23.53%) VoIP
8 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
8 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
8 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) BT
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
9 3 (17.65%) CCIE
9 3 (17.65%) BGP
9 3 (17.65%) OSPF
9 3 (17.65%) Juniper
10 2 (11.76%) Internet
10 2 (11.76%) Avaya
10 2 (11.76%) SLA
10 2 (11.76%) CCDP
10 2 (11.76%) DHCP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) WAN
1 10 (58.82%) LAN
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Wireless
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
5 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
5 4 (23.53%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
6 3 (17.65%) OSPF
6 3 (17.65%) BGP
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.88%) Broadband
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Change Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (5.88%) Research Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) SCADA
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CCNP
2 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CCDP
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) CCSP
5 1 (5.88%) CCDA
5 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) BT
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) 3Com
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia
5 1 (5.88%) Nortel