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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 43 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.89% 2.48% 3.00%
As % of the Vendors category 9.20% 6.62% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £188 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £470 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -10.00%
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
326 272 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 42.28% 37.47% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 160 94
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 13
Average hourly rate £14.38 £11.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 0 18 £275 -26.66% 13
West Wales - 12 £355 -
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UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (33.85%) LAN
3 21 (32.31%) Firewall
3 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
4 20 (30.77%) CCNA
5 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
5 19 (29.23%) WAN
6 17 (26.15%) CCNP
7 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
8 14 (21.54%) Windows
9 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 12 (18.46%) Migration
11 10 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (13.85%) VMware
12 9 (13.85%) Wireless
13 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
13 8 (12.31%) ITIL
13 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (10.77%) HP
14 7 (10.77%) Avaya
14 7 (10.77%) Juniper
15 6 (9.23%) SAN
15 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (9.23%) Citrix
16 5 (7.69%) Blue Coat
16 5 (7.69%) Network Design
16 5 (7.69%) Tivoli
16 5 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 5 (7.69%) Nortel

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.62%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.62%) Lync
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) LAN
2 21 (32.31%) Firewall
3 19 (29.23%) WAN
4 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (13.85%) Wireless
5 6 (9.23%) SAN
6 4 (6.15%) Network Security
6 4 (6.15%) VoIP
6 4 (6.15%) MPLS
7 3 (4.62%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.62%) Internet
7 3 (4.62%) NAS
7 3 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.08%) BGP
8 2 (3.08%) VLAN
9 1 (1.54%) IPsec
9 1 (1.54%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.54%) LLU
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) MS Access
General
1 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) SAN Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Voice Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) XMPP
1 1 (1.54%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) CESG
3 1 (1.54%) e-Health
3 1 (1.54%) CCTV
3 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.54%) iPhone
3 1 (1.54%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.62%) Linux
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) AIX
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) ITIL
3 5 (7.69%) Network Design
4 4 (6.15%) Service Management
5 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (4.62%) CRM
6 2 (3.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.08%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.08%) UML
6 2 (3.08%) Project Management
6 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.08%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.54%) ITSM
7 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.54%) System Testing
7 1 (1.54%) Network Management
7 1 (1.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
3 20 (30.77%) CCNA
4 17 (26.15%) CCNP
5 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.08%) CCENT
6 2 (3.08%) HNC
6 2 (3.08%) CCIE
7 1 (1.54%) CCSE
7 1 (1.54%) MCTS
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.08%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (13.85%) VMware
4 7 (10.77%) HP
4 7 (10.77%) Avaya
4 7 (10.77%) Juniper
5 6 (9.23%) Citrix
6 5 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.69%) Nortel
6 5 (7.69%) F5
7 4 (6.15%) McAfee
8 3 (4.62%) Dell
8 3 (4.62%) EMC
8 3 (4.62%) BMC
9 2 (3.08%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.08%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.54%) BT
10 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.54%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.54%) Websense
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