The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 58 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.48% 5.00% 2.87%
As % of the Vendors category 3.59% 10.18% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Average daily rate
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£291 £394 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.03% +33.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £114 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.54 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
306 275 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.24% 49.11% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 155 129
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Cisco
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -30 8 £238 -44.92% 11
West Wales -5 1 £308 -23.12%
North Wales - 1 - - 2
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Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 13 (43.33%) VoIP
4 12 (40.00%) Windows
4 12 (40.00%) Wireless
5 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) LAN
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Juniper
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (23.33%) VMware
8 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
8 7 (23.33%) HP
8 7 (23.33%) Citrix
8 7 (23.33%) CCNP
8 7 (23.33%) WAN
9 6 (20.00%) F5
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
10 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 5 (16.67%) CCNA
10 5 (16.67%) DNS
10 5 (16.67%) OSPF
10 5 (16.67%) BGP
11 4 (13.33%) McAfee
11 4 (13.33%) Nokia
11 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.33%) Ethernet

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) assyst
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) VoIP
3 12 (40.00%) Wireless
4 9 (30.00%) LAN
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 5 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) BGP
7 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (10.00%) Network Security
8 3 (10.00%) VPN
8 3 (10.00%) SAN
8 3 (10.00%) Internet
9 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
9 2 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Deskside Support
4 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Broadcast Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) CCNP
5 5 (16.67%) CCNA
6 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) GIAC
6 3 (10.00%) GCIA
6 3 (10.00%) GCFW
6 3 (10.00%) GCWN
6 3 (10.00%) CISSP
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) MCITP
7 1 (3.33%) HNC
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) CCDA
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) UAG
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Juniper
3 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) F5
5 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 4 (13.33%) McAfee
6 4 (13.33%) Nokia
6 4 (13.33%) SonicWALL
7 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 3 (10.00%) Trend Micro
7 3 (10.00%) BT
7 3 (10.00%) Lotus
7 3 (10.00%) IBM
7 3 (10.00%) Sophos
7 3 (10.00%) Lumension
8 2 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (6.67%) Dell