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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 23 39 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +21
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.34% 4.31% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 13.95% 11.14% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 8
Median daily rate £340 £350 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.25 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +3.40%
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
258 332 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.42% 38.65% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 211 192
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +18 29 £345 +25.45% 1
West Wales +6 4 £565 +29.88%
North Wales - 1 £338 -
Mid Wales - 1 £225 -
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UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 40 (51.95%) Firewall
2 32 (41.56%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (35.06%) Windows
4 26 (33.77%) WAN
5 23 (29.87%) LAN
6 22 (28.57%) VMware
7 21 (27.27%) CCNA
8 20 (25.97%) CCNP
9 18 (23.38%) VPN
9 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
10 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
10 17 (22.08%) Linux
10 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
10 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
11 16 (20.78%) CheckPoint
11 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
12 15 (19.48%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (16.88%) VoIP
14 12 (15.58%) ITIL
14 12 (15.58%) Wireless
14 12 (15.58%) Internet
15 11 (14.29%) Citrix
15 11 (14.29%) Juniper
16 10 (12.99%) Avaya
17 9 (11.69%) DNS
17 9 (11.69%) SQL
17 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
17 9 (11.69%) Polycom
18 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (51.95%) Firewall
2 26 (33.77%) WAN
3 23 (29.87%) LAN
4 18 (23.38%) VPN
5 15 (19.48%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (16.88%) VoIP
7 12 (15.58%) Internet
7 12 (15.58%) Wireless
8 9 (11.69%) DNS
9 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
10 7 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (6.49%) DHCP
11 5 (6.49%) OSPF
12 4 (5.19%) BGP
12 4 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (5.19%) MPLS
12 4 (5.19%) VLAN
13 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
13 3 (3.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.60%) JUnit
1 2 (2.60%) Maven
1 2 (2.60%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Front Office
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (50.65%) Network Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Voice Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Network Support
8 3 (3.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Java EE
1 2 (2.60%) LAMP
1 2 (2.60%) Middleware
1 2 (2.60%) SAML
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
1 2 (2.60%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) CMDB
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Windows
2 17 (22.08%) Linux
3 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.19%) AIX
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) ITIL
2 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
2 5 (6.49%) Migration
3 4 (5.19%) Logistics
4 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
4 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.90%) Project Management
4 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.60%) Change Control
5 2 (2.60%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (2.60%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.60%) Resource Management
5 2 (2.60%) SDLC
5 2 (2.60%) Service Management
5 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.60%) Test Planning
5 2 (2.60%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.30%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.30%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) Java
2 2 (2.60%) Perl
2 2 (2.60%) PHP
2 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.60%) Python
2 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (41.56%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (27.27%) CCNA
3 20 (25.97%) CCNP
4 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
4 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.39%) CCVP
6 5 (6.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (5.19%) CCIE
8 3 (3.90%) CCDP
9 2 (2.60%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.30%) CCIP
10 1 (1.30%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.30%) CISSP
10 1 (1.30%) ISEB
10 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.30%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) NFS
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (6.49%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (6.49%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (5.19%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.90%) Ansible
4 3 (3.90%) SCCM
5 2 (2.60%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.60%) SCOM
5 2 (2.60%) yum
6 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.30%) Puppet
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) VMware
2 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.78%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.29%) Citrix
4 11 (14.29%) Juniper
5 10 (12.99%) Avaya
6 9 (11.69%) Polycom
7 8 (10.39%) F5
7 8 (10.39%) HP
7 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.19%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.19%) CA
9 3 (3.90%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.60%) BMC
10 2 (2.60%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.60%) Meraki
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle
10 2 (2.60%) PlateSpin
10 2 (2.60%) Remedy
10 2 (2.60%) Riverbed