The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
South Wales > Cardiff
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.48% 5.04% 4.48%
As % of the Vendors category 17.28% 11.11% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 11
Cardiff median daily rate £180 £333 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.86% +47.77%  
10th Percentile £175 £293 £140
90th Percentile £348 £448 £369
South Wales median daily rate £180 £345 £275
% change year-on-year -47.82% +25.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £10.25
South Wales median hourly rate - £17.48 £10.25
% change year-on-year - +70.48%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 162 126 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 49.09% 45.32% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 128 142
Cardiff median daily rate £338 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +13.82%  
10th Percentile £175 £204 £160
90th Percentile £520 £529 £450
South Wales median daily rate £350 £369 £325
% change year-on-year -5.08% +13.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 15
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +17.39%  
10th Percentile £13.30 £12.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £19.00 £17.50
South Wales median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +20.59% +8.04%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Cardiff

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Cardiff

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Cardiff over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Cardiff

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 29 (64.44%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (64.44%) Firewall
2 27 (60.00%) ITIL
3 24 (53.33%) CCNA
4 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.00%) VMware
5 18 (40.00%) SLA
6 17 (37.78%) HP
6 17 (37.78%) HP Data Protector
7 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
8 15 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (31.11%) Tivoli
9 14 (31.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 13 (28.89%) Citrix
11 12 (26.67%) Internet
12 11 (24.44%) Windows
12 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
13 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
13 10 (22.22%) Juniper
14 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (17.78%) Linux
16 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (15.56%) CCNP
16 7 (15.56%) Wireless
17 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
17 5 (11.11%) F5
17 5 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
17 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
17 5 (11.11%) LAN

Cisco
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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Avid Audio
1 1 (2.22%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 29 (64.44%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) Internet
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (15.56%) Wireless
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (8.89%) VoIP
6 4 (8.89%) WAN
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.67%) PSTN
7 3 (6.67%) Skype
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.22%) WLAN
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 18 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Network Support
3 12 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 11 (24.44%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (22.22%) Technical Support
6 8 (17.78%) Server Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (15.56%) Server Support
8 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Technical Support
9 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Voice Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) COM
1 1 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
1 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) AIX
4 3 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.89%) Service Management
4 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.22%) Change Management
6 1 (2.22%) ITSM
6 1 (2.22%) Post-Production
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (53.33%) CCNA
3 15 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (15.56%) CCNP
4 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.89%) CCVP
6 3 (6.67%) CCIE
6 3 (6.67%) CCIP
7 2 (4.44%) CCDP
8 1 (2.22%) CCENT
8 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (31.11%) Tivoli
2 14 (31.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (6.67%) Nagios
4 3 (6.67%) NetApp OnCommand
4 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) VMware
3 17 (37.78%) HP
4 13 (28.89%) Citrix
5 10 (22.22%) Juniper
6 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.11%) F5
7 4 (8.89%) Avaya
7 4 (8.89%) Polycom
8 3 (6.67%) Brocade
8 3 (6.67%) EMC
8 3 (6.67%) NetApp
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle
8 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) Apple
9 1 (2.22%) Avid
9 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.22%) MikroTik
9 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago