The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.62% 1.43% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.48% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £313 £325 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +31.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £315 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £337 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £320
% change year-on-year +8.69% +7.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £34.70 £34.00
% change year-on-year +19.59% +2.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 310 270 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.68% 96.77% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 184 267
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in Cardiff

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Cardiff

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Cardiff

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Cisco Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Avaya
2 4 (66.67%) Polycom
2 4 (66.67%) CCVP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (50.00%) PSTN
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
5 1 (16.67%) XMPP
5 1 (16.67%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Nagios
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) MikroTik

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
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 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) PSTN
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCVP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Avaya
2 4 (66.67%) Polycom
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) MikroTik