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 24 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.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 23 39 23
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.29% 5.01% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 11.04% 12.07% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 10
Median daily rate £366 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.08% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £135 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -7.95%  

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 163 174 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 47.94% 41.53% 53.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 103 102
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £472 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +34.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £20.00 £27.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Cardiff

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (45.45%) ITIL
4 14 (42.42%) CCNA
5 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) LAN
6 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
7 9 (27.27%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) SLA
7 9 (27.27%) WAN
8 8 (24.24%) Windows
8 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
8 8 (24.24%) HP
8 8 (24.24%) HP Data Protector
8 8 (24.24%) F5
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (21.21%) Wireless
9 7 (21.21%) Tivoli
9 7 (21.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (21.21%) CCNP
10 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
11 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
11 5 (15.15%) CCIP
11 5 (15.15%) Internet
12 4 (12.12%) Citrix
12 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification

Cisco
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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) LAN
3 9 (27.27%) WAN
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (21.21%) Wireless
5 5 (15.15%) Internet
6 4 (12.12%) VoIP
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 3 (9.09%) PSTN
7 3 (9.09%) Skype
8 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (6.06%) Network Security
8 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.06%) VPN
8 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.06%) WLAN
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Telephony Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.06%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
3 4 (12.12%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) SIEM
4 3 (9.09%) Business Development
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Project Governance
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Security
5 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.06%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.03%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNA
3 7 (21.21%) CCNP
4 5 (15.15%) CCIP
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (12.12%) CCDP
5 4 (12.12%) CCVP
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) CISSP
7 2 (6.06%) CISM
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (21.21%) Tivoli
2 7 (21.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (6.06%) Nessus
4 2 (6.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
3 8 (24.24%) F5
3 8 (24.24%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Avaya
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Polycom
5 3 (9.09%) Genesys
5 3 (9.09%) NICE Systems
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) ScanSafe
6 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
6 2 (6.06%) Splunk
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) BT
7 1 (3.03%) Fortinet