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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 27 46 33
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 12 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.61% 3.36% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.79% 13.08% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 3
Median daily rate £179 £139 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.82% -49.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +33.56% -8.88%  

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 87 107 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 26.20% 25.66% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 70 44
Median daily rate £363 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -25.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.77 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cardiff

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) CCNA
3 14 (66.67%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) CCNP
5 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) LAN
5 9 (42.86%) SLA
6 8 (38.10%) WAN
6 8 (38.10%) HP
6 8 (38.10%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
7 7 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) CCIP
9 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
9 5 (23.81%) Internet
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (23.81%) F5
9 5 (23.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
10 4 (19.05%) CCDP
10 4 (19.05%) Wireless
10 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery

Cisco Certification
Top Related 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (23.81%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) CCNA
2 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 5 (23.81%) CCIP
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (19.05%) CCDP
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 7 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 5 (23.81%) F5
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) Juniper
8 1 (4.76%) BT