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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 47 55 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco 33 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.22% 2.20% 5.10%
As % of the Vendors category 10.65% 5.81% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 9
Average daily rate
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£258 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £196 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £461 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.50%
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
310 310 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.64% 37.90% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 187 105
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 14
Average hourly rate £14.10 £12.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% -17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.85 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.90 £29.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 2 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 June 2015. 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 19 £175 -52.70% 8
West Wales - 12 £425 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (37.70%) Firewall
3 20 (32.79%) CCNA
4 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
5 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
6 15 (24.59%) Windows
7 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
8 13 (21.31%) LAN
8 13 (21.31%) CheckPoint
9 12 (19.67%) CCNP
10 10 (16.39%) WAN
11 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (14.75%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (14.75%) VMware
11 9 (14.75%) Migration
11 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
11 9 (14.75%) HP
11 9 (14.75%) ITIL
12 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (13.11%) Wireless
13 7 (11.48%) Avaya
13 7 (11.48%) SAN
14 6 (9.84%) Citrix
14 6 (9.84%) Tivoli
14 6 (9.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (9.84%) SLA
15 5 (8.20%) F5
15 5 (8.20%) Juniper
15 5 (8.20%) Nortel

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (4.92%) Lync
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) FileNet
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) Firewall
2 13 (21.31%) LAN
3 10 (16.39%) WAN
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (13.11%) Wireless
6 7 (11.48%) SAN
7 5 (8.20%) VoIP
8 4 (6.56%) VPN
8 4 (6.56%) MPLS
9 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.92%) NAS
9 3 (4.92%) Network Security
9 3 (4.92%) VLAN
9 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.92%) Internet
10 2 (3.28%) DNS
10 2 (3.28%) DHCP
10 2 (3.28%) VRRP
10 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.64%) Gradle
2 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) JMeter
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
1 1 (1.64%) HTML5
1 1 (1.64%) Drools
1 1 (1.64%) Spring MVC
1 1 (1.64%) jQuery
1 1 (1.64%) XMPP
1 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.64%) Java SE
1 1 (1.64%) CSS3
1 1 (1.64%) JAX-RS
1 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.64%) Spring
1 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
1 1 (1.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) CESG
4 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) DataPower
4 1 (1.64%) CCTV
4 1 (1.64%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.56%) Linux
6 3 (4.92%) AIX
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Migration
1 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 4 (6.56%) Service Management
3 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
3 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.92%) CRM
4 2 (3.28%) UML
4 2 (3.28%) Project Management
4 2 (3.28%) TOGAF
4 2 (3.28%) Network Design
4 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.28%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.64%) BPMN
5 1 (1.64%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Change Control
5 1 (1.64%) Analytics
5 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.64%) Ruby
2 1 (1.64%) C#
2 1 (1.64%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (32.79%) CCNA
3 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
4 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
5 12 (19.67%) CCNP
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.28%) HNC
7 2 (3.28%) CCENT
7 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) MCTS
8 1 (1.64%) CCIE
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.92%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
3 2 (3.28%) vCloud
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (9.84%) Tivoli
2 6 (9.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.92%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
4 1 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.64%) Ansible
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) CheckPoint
3 9 (14.75%) VMware
3 9 (14.75%) HP
4 7 (11.48%) Avaya
5 6 (9.84%) Citrix
6 5 (8.20%) F5
6 5 (8.20%) Juniper
6 5 (8.20%) Nortel
7 4 (6.56%) Dell
7 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.92%) McAfee
8 3 (4.92%) EMC
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) BMC
9 2 (3.28%) Websense
9 2 (3.28%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.64%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard
South Wales
ComputAppoint
Rate: £380 - £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 15 days ago