The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 35 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 35 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.43% 4.07% 2.49%
As % of the Vendors category 12.54% 9.78% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 9
Average daily rate £323 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £147 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £402 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.85% +33.33%
Cisco
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
279 317 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 43.32% 41.60% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 170 159
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 4
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.38 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £21.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Cisco
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -4 24 £313 +13.63% 12
West Wales +4 3 £550 +54.92% 3
North Wales - 1 £425 - 1
Mid Wales - 1 £140 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 44 (53.01%) Firewall
2 38 (45.78%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (33.73%) CCNA
3 28 (33.73%) VMware
4 25 (30.12%) Windows
5 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
6 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
7 21 (25.30%) WAN
8 20 (24.10%) VPN
8 20 (24.10%) LAN
9 19 (22.89%) Linux
9 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
9 19 (22.89%) Citrix
10 17 (20.48%) CCNP
11 16 (19.28%) HP
11 16 (19.28%) ITIL
12 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
12 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
13 13 (15.66%) DNS
13 13 (15.66%) Internet
14 12 (14.46%) Wireless
14 12 (14.46%) SQL
14 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
14 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (13.25%) Incident Management
15 11 (13.25%) DHCP
15 11 (13.25%) SLA
16 10 (12.05%) Juniper
16 10 (12.05%) VoIP
16 10 (12.05%) Blue Coat

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (4.82%) Apache
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.84%) MS Office
3 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (53.01%) Firewall
2 21 (25.30%) WAN
3 20 (24.10%) LAN
3 20 (24.10%) VPN
4 13 (15.66%) DNS
4 13 (15.66%) Internet
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (14.46%) Wireless
6 11 (13.25%) DHCP
7 10 (12.05%) VoIP
8 8 (9.64%) VLAN
9 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
10 6 (7.23%) DMZ
11 4 (4.82%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.82%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.61%) NetScaler
12 3 (3.61%) SSH
12 3 (3.61%) Unified Communications
12 3 (3.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.61%) IntelliJ
1 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.61%) JUnit
1 3 (3.61%) Maven
1 3 (3.61%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Front Office
3 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (48.19%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Support Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Network Support
6 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Voice Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (6.02%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.82%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Java EE
1 3 (3.61%) LAMP
1 3 (3.61%) SAML
1 3 (3.61%) Web Services
1 3 (3.61%) XML
2 2 (2.41%) Middleware
3 1 (1.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.61%) PKI
3 2 (2.41%) PDA
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
4 1 (1.20%) CESG
4 1 (1.20%) CMDB
4 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.12%) Windows
2 19 (22.89%) Linux
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.64%) AIX
4 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
7 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) Incident Management
3 8 (9.64%) Logistics
4 7 (8.43%) Security Hardening
5 6 (7.23%) Network Architecture
6 5 (6.02%) Migration
6 5 (6.02%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.41%) Network Design
8 2 (2.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (2.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.41%) Project Management
8 2 (2.41%) SDLC
8 2 (2.41%) Security Management
8 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.41%) Service Management
8 2 (2.41%) Test Planning
8 2 (2.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) Java
2 3 (3.61%) Perl
2 3 (3.61%) PHP
2 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
2 3 (3.61%) Python
2 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (45.78%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (33.73%) CCNA
3 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
4 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
5 17 (20.48%) CCNP
6 9 (10.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (7.23%) CCVP
8 3 (3.61%) CCIE
9 2 (2.41%) CCDP
10 1 (1.20%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.20%) HNC
10 1 (1.20%) ISEB
10 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.20%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.20%) MCP
10 1 (1.20%) MCSE
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.20%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) vSphere
4 2 (2.41%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (10.84%) Tivoli
1 9 (10.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.61%) Ansible
3 3 (3.61%) yum
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.41%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.41%) SCCM
4 2 (2.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) VMware
2 19 (22.89%) Citrix
2 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.28%) HP
4 10 (12.05%) Blue Coat
4 10 (12.05%) F5
4 10 (12.05%) Juniper
5 8 (9.64%) CheckPoint
5 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.43%) Avaya
6 7 (8.43%) Polycom
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle
8 2 (2.41%) CA
8 2 (2.41%) Dell
8 2 (2.41%) IBM
8 2 (2.41%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.41%) PlateSpin
8 2 (2.41%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.41%) Sun
8 2 (2.41%) Veeam
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