The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certification
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 32 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 19 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.92% 2.41% 4.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.35% 15.56% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 12
Median daily rate £180 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.61% +4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £21.13
% change year-on-year -8.78% +65.68%  

Cisco Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 45 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 26.48% 15.52% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 28 51
Median daily rate £325 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £293 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £469 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +52.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £15.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Cardiff

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cardiff

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Cardiff

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 25 (78.13%) CCNA
2 25 (78.13%) Firewall
3 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
3 21 (65.63%) ITIL
4 19 (59.38%) VMware
5 17 (53.13%) SLA
5 17 (53.13%) HP
5 17 (53.13%) HP Data Protector
6 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (46.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (43.75%) Tivoli
8 14 (43.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (40.63%) Citrix
10 12 (37.50%) Internet
11 11 (34.38%) Windows
11 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
12 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
13 9 (28.13%) CCNP
13 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (25.00%) Wireless
15 7 (21.88%) LAN
15 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (18.75%) WAN
17 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
17 5 (15.63%) F5
17 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
17 5 (15.63%) Cisco Wireless
18 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) Internet
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.00%) Wireless
4 7 (21.88%) LAN
5 6 (18.75%) WAN
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.13%) WLAN
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Support Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (31.25%) Network Support
4 10 (31.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 10 (31.25%) Technical Support
5 8 (25.00%) Server Engineer
5 8 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (21.88%) Server Support
7 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (18.75%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
8 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Technical Support
8 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (6.25%) Analyst
10 2 (6.25%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) COM
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
1 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.50%) AIX
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) CCNA
2 15 (46.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (28.13%) CCNP
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (12.50%) CCIE
5 4 (12.50%) CCIP
6 3 (9.38%) CCDP
7 1 (3.13%) CCENT
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (43.75%) Tivoli
2 14 (43.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (59.38%) VMware
4 17 (53.13%) HP
5 13 (40.63%) Citrix
6 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
6 5 (15.63%) F5
7 4 (12.50%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) Remedy
8 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds