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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 47 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.61% 5.68% 5.79%
As % of the Vendors category 9.56% 12.39% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £235 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £21.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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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
293 234 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.76% 45.79% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 111 93
Average daily rate £350 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 17
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.97 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.51% +13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.58 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £19.84 £21.65
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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 -24 17 £338 +12.50% 11
West Wales - 8 £413 -
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Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
3 19 (44.19%) WAN
4 18 (41.86%) CCNP
4 18 (41.86%) LAN
4 18 (41.86%) Firewall
5 16 (37.21%) Juniper
6 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
7 12 (27.91%) F5
7 12 (27.91%) CheckPoint
8 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
9 8 (18.60%) Wireless
9 8 (18.60%) Windows
9 8 (18.60%) CCNA
9 8 (18.60%) VoIP
10 7 (16.28%) ITIL
11 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.95%) Avaya
12 5 (11.63%) Internet
12 5 (11.63%) McAfee
12 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
12 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
13 4 (9.30%) CCSE
13 4 (9.30%) Network Design
13 4 (9.30%) Brocade
13 4 (9.30%) SonicWALL
13 4 (9.30%) Network Security
13 4 (9.30%) Migration
13 4 (9.30%) SLA
13 4 (9.30%) CCIE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) WAN
2 18 (41.86%) LAN
2 18 (41.86%) Firewall
3 8 (18.60%) Wireless
3 8 (18.60%) VoIP
4 5 (11.63%) Internet
4 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.30%) Network Security
5 4 (9.30%) WAAS
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.98%) DNS
6 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.98%) ADSL
6 3 (6.98%) LLU
7 2 (4.65%) WPA2
7 2 (4.65%) WEP
7 2 (4.65%) WPA
7 2 (4.65%) Frame Relay
7 2 (4.65%) ATM
7 2 (4.65%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) MS Access
General
1 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Test Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Network Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Data Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Communications Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) PKI
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Network Design
2 4 (9.30%) Migration
2 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
3 3 (6.98%) Change Control
3 3 (6.98%) Service Management
4 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.33%) Line Management
5 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (2.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VBScript
2 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
3 18 (41.86%) CCNP
4 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
5 8 (18.60%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) CCSE
6 4 (9.30%) CCIE
7 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.98%) CCSP
8 2 (4.65%) CCENT
8 2 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (4.65%) GIAC
8 2 (4.65%) GCIA
8 2 (4.65%) GCFW
8 2 (4.65%) GCWN
8 2 (4.65%) CISSP
8 2 (4.65%) CCDP
9 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Juniper
2 12 (27.91%) F5
2 12 (27.91%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Avaya
4 5 (11.63%) McAfee
4 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
5 4 (9.30%) Brocade
5 4 (9.30%) SonicWALL
5 4 (9.30%) Nortel
5 4 (9.30%) Radware
5 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.98%) Aruba
6 3 (6.98%) Nokia
6 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Remedy
7 2 (4.65%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.65%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) HP
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