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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 32 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 40 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.82% 5.50% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 14.23% 11.62% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +110.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £285 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £16.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
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
281 241 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.90% 47.35% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 119 115
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £234 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 17
Average hourly rate £13.13 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.57 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £23.75 £21.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 29 £413 +3.12% 15
West Wales - 8 £413 -
North Wales - 2 £223 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (40.74%) LAN
2 22 (40.74%) WAN
3 19 (35.19%) CCNP
3 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
4 18 (33.33%) Juniper
5 17 (31.48%) Firewall
6 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
6 14 (25.93%) F5
7 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
8 12 (22.22%) Migration
9 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
10 10 (18.52%) Wireless
11 9 (16.67%) CCNA
11 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.81%) ITIL
12 8 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
13 7 (12.96%) Network Security
13 7 (12.96%) Windows
14 6 (11.11%) VoIP
14 6 (11.11%) McAfee
14 6 (11.11%) Avaya
14 6 (11.11%) Blue Coat
14 6 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (9.26%) Riverbed
15 5 (9.26%) Network Design
15 5 (9.26%) SQL
16 4 (7.41%) CCIE
16 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) LAN
1 22 (40.74%) WAN
2 17 (31.48%) Firewall
3 10 (18.52%) Wireless
4 7 (12.96%) Network Security
5 6 (11.11%) VoIP
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.41%) Internet
7 4 (7.41%) MPLS
7 4 (7.41%) WAAS
8 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.56%) ADSL
8 3 (5.56%) DNS
8 3 (5.56%) SAN
8 3 (5.56%) LLU
8 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
8 3 (5.56%) NAS
9 2 (3.70%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) MS Access
General
1 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Voice Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Communications Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) CESG
2 1 (1.85%) PKI
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Migration
2 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) Network Design
4 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
5 3 (5.56%) Change Control
5 3 (5.56%) CRM
5 3 (5.56%) Service Management
5 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) UML
6 2 (3.70%) Change Management
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.19%) CCNP
2 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
3 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
4 9 (16.67%) CCNA
5 4 (7.41%) CCIE
5 4 (7.41%) CCSE
6 3 (5.56%) CCSP
6 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.70%) CCENT
7 2 (3.70%) CCDP
7 2 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.85%) GIAC
8 1 (1.85%) GCIA
8 1 (1.85%) GCFW
8 1 (1.85%) GCWN
8 1 (1.85%) CISSP
8 1 (1.85%) HNC
8 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Juniper
2 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
2 14 (25.93%) F5
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) Avaya
4 6 (11.11%) McAfee
4 6 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 5 (9.26%) Riverbed
6 4 (7.41%) VMware
6 4 (7.41%) SonicWALL
6 4 (7.41%) Brocade
6 4 (7.41%) Radware
6 4 (7.41%) Nortel
7 3 (5.56%) Remedy
7 3 (5.56%) Nokia
7 3 (5.56%) Aruba
8 2 (3.70%) Siemens
8 2 (3.70%) HP
9 1 (1.85%) Citrix
9 1 (1.85%) IBM
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago