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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 32 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 44 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.90% 4.79% 3.97%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 10.22% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 9
Average daily rate £295 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% +18.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £255 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
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
264 323 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.38% 46.88% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 211 112
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Average hourly rate £24.38 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.95 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 -1 41 £290 -29.69% 12
West Wales +11 1 £285 -30.90%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 46 (53.49%) Firewall
2 43 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (39.53%) CCNA
4 33 (38.37%) Security Cleared
5 29 (33.72%) SC Cleared
6 24 (27.91%) CCNP
7 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
8 21 (24.42%) VPN
8 21 (24.42%) ITIL
9 20 (23.26%) Citrix
9 20 (23.26%) F5
10 19 (22.09%) Juniper
10 19 (22.09%) LAN
10 19 (22.09%) VMware
11 18 (20.93%) WAN
12 17 (19.77%) HP
12 17 (19.77%) VLAN
13 16 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (18.60%) CheckPoint
14 15 (17.44%) MS Excel
14 15 (17.44%) Linux
14 15 (17.44%) Blue Coat
15 14 (16.28%) Windows
15 14 (16.28%) DHCP
15 14 (16.28%) DNS
15 14 (16.28%) Internet
16 13 (15.12%) DMZ
16 13 (15.12%) Wireless
16 13 (15.12%) Security Hardening
17 12 (13.95%) SLA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.81%) ArcGIS
3 4 (4.65%) Apache
4 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.30%) MS Office
3 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (53.49%) Firewall
2 21 (24.42%) VPN
3 19 (22.09%) LAN
4 18 (20.93%) WAN
5 17 (19.77%) VLAN
6 16 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (16.28%) DHCP
7 14 (16.28%) DNS
7 14 (16.28%) Internet
8 13 (15.12%) DMZ
8 13 (15.12%) Wireless
9 6 (6.98%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (6.98%) Network Security
10 5 (5.81%) NetScaler
10 5 (5.81%) SAN
11 4 (4.65%) NAS
11 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
11 4 (4.65%) WLAN
12 3 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (3.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) GIS
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
1 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.49%) JUnit
1 3 (3.49%) Maven
1 3 (3.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Local Government
4 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Architect
3 12 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Network Support
7 6 (6.98%) Network Architect
7 6 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.81%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.65%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) Java EE
1 3 (3.49%) LAMP
1 3 (3.49%) SAML
1 3 (3.49%) Web Services
1 3 (3.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.49%) CCTV
2 3 (3.49%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.49%) PKI
3 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.33%) PDA
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) AS400
4 1 (1.16%) CESG
4 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Linux
2 14 (16.28%) Windows
3 10 (11.63%) AIX
4 8 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.16%) CentOS
8 1 (1.16%) Solaris
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) ITIL
2 13 (15.12%) Security Hardening
3 11 (12.79%) Network Architecture
4 10 (11.63%) Incident Management
5 8 (9.30%) Logistics
6 6 (6.98%) CRM
7 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.81%) Resource Management
7 5 (5.81%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (4.65%) ETL
8 4 (4.65%) Migration
8 4 (4.65%) Network Design
9 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.49%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.49%) Project Management
9 3 (3.49%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (3.49%) UML
10 2 (2.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) Java
2 3 (3.49%) Perl
2 3 (3.49%) PHP
2 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
2 3 (3.49%) Python
2 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (39.53%) CCNA
3 33 (38.37%) Security Cleared
4 29 (33.72%) SC Cleared
5 24 (27.91%) CCNP
6 11 (12.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.49%) CCIE
8 2 (2.33%) CCDP
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.16%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.16%) HNC
9 1 (1.16%) ISEB
9 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.16%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.16%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.16%) MCP
9 1 (1.16%) MCSA
9 1 (1.16%) MCSE
9 1 (1.16%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.16%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (12.79%) Tivoli
1 11 (12.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.49%) Ansible
2 3 (3.49%) yum
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.16%) Netcool
3 1 (1.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.26%) Citrix
2 20 (23.26%) F5
3 19 (22.09%) Juniper
3 19 (22.09%) VMware
4 17 (19.77%) HP
5 16 (18.60%) CheckPoint
6 15 (17.44%) Blue Coat
7 5 (5.81%) ESRI
7 5 (5.81%) Oracle
7 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.33%) Avaya
8 2 (2.33%) Dell
8 2 (2.33%) IBM
8 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.33%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.33%) Sun
9 1 (1.16%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.16%) Lumension
9 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
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