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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 23 38 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.34% 4.23% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 14.75% 10.36% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £162 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.75 £14.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.33%
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
244 357 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 42.96% 40.85% 41.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 237 186
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.86 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 24 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 24 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 +19 30 £350 - 4
West Wales +5 3 £565 +30.63%
Mid Wales +4 1 £225 -18.18%
North Wales - 1 £338 - 4
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 35 (50.00%) Firewall
2 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (31.43%) WAN
4 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 19 (27.14%) LAN
6 18 (25.71%) CheckPoint
6 18 (25.71%) CCNP
7 16 (22.86%) CCNA
8 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 15 (21.43%) VPN
8 15 (21.43%) Linux
8 15 (21.43%) VMware
8 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (17.14%) VoIP
10 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 11 (15.71%) Juniper
12 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 10 (14.29%) Wireless
12 10 (14.29%) Avaya
12 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
13 9 (12.86%) SQL
14 8 (11.43%) ITIL
14 8 (11.43%) DNS
14 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.43%) CCVP
14 8 (11.43%) Cisco UCCX

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 (4.29%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) assyst
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.00%) Firewall
2 22 (31.43%) WAN
3 19 (27.14%) LAN
4 15 (21.43%) VPN
5 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (17.14%) VoIP
7 10 (14.29%) Wireless
8 8 (11.43%) DNS
8 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
9 7 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.14%) DHCP
10 5 (7.14%) Internet
11 4 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (5.71%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
11 4 (5.71%) OSPF
11 4 (5.71%) TACACS
12 3 (4.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.86%) JUnit
1 2 (2.86%) Maven
1 2 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Front Office
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (52.86%) Network Engineer
2 21 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Voice Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.29%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) VoIP Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Avaya Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Java EE
1 2 (2.86%) LAMP
1 2 (2.86%) Middleware
1 2 (2.86%) SAML
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
1 2 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (1.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) CMDB
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.43%) ITIL
2 5 (7.14%) Migration
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (4.29%) Project Management
3 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.86%) Change Control
4 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (2.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (2.86%) SDLC
4 2 (2.86%) Service Management
4 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (2.86%) Test Planning
4 2 (2.86%) Test Strategy
5 1 (1.43%) Communications Security
5 1 (1.43%) Functional Testing
5 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.43%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.43%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Java
2 2 (2.86%) Perl
2 2 (2.86%) PHP
2 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Python
2 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (25.71%) CCNP
4 16 (22.86%) CCNA
5 8 (11.43%) CCVP
6 3 (4.29%) CCIE
7 2 (2.86%) CCDP
7 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.43%) CCIP
8 1 (1.43%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.43%) CISSP
8 1 (1.43%) ISEB
8 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.29%) vSphere
4 2 (2.86%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) NFS
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (8.57%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.29%) Ansible
3 3 (4.29%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
4 2 (2.86%) yum
5 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.43%) Puppet
5 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) CheckPoint
2 15 (21.43%) VMware
3 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.71%) Juniper
5 10 (14.29%) Avaya
5 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 8 (11.43%) F5
6 8 (11.43%) Polycom
7 4 (5.71%) CA
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix
8 3 (4.29%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.29%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.29%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.86%) BMC
9 2 (2.86%) Meraki
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle
9 2 (2.86%) PlateSpin
9 2 (2.86%) Remedy
10 1 (1.43%) NetApp