Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.93% 5.30% 3.89%
As % of the Vendors category 13.53% 13.06% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 29
Cardiff median daily rate £250 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +27.27% +34.15%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £163
90th Percentile £385 £438 £455
South Wales median daily rate £238 £350 £328
% change year-on-year -32.14% +6.87% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cardiff.

All Vendors
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 266 222 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 43.82% 40.59% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 151 328
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £175 £210 £210
90th Percentile £475 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -11.88% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 10
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -12.12% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £23.85 £29.15 £24.98
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +34.55% -31.25% +33.33%

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 November 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 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (66.67%) CCNA
3 17 (47.22%) ITIL
4 13 (36.11%) Firewall
5 11 (30.56%) VMware
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
5 11 (30.56%) Juniper
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 10 (27.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (27.78%) Windows
7 9 (25.00%) CCNP
7 9 (25.00%) Citrix
7 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (22.22%) F5
9 7 (19.44%) HP
9 7 (19.44%) Internet
9 7 (19.44%) Tivoli
9 7 (19.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (19.44%) Linux
9 7 (19.44%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
10 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 6 (16.67%) MPLS
10 6 (16.67%) OSPF
11 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
11 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
11 5 (13.89%) SLA

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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (19.44%) Internet
4 6 (16.67%) MPLS
4 6 (16.67%) OSPF
5 4 (11.11%) LAN
5 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 4 (11.11%) Wireless
6 3 (8.33%) BGP
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (8.33%) IPsec
6 3 (8.33%) Junos
6 3 (8.33%) VPN
7 2 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.78%) PABX
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Network Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Support Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Network Support
3 8 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Support
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Server Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Server Support
5 5 (13.89%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 4 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) AIX
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Analytics
4 1 (2.78%) ITSM
4 1 (2.78%) Logistics
4 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
4 1 (2.78%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (66.67%) CCNA
3 10 (27.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 9 (25.00%) CCNP
4 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) JNCIA
6 3 (8.33%) CCDA
7 2 (5.56%) CCIE
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CCDP
8 1 (2.78%) CCENT
8 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.78%) MCITP
8 1 (2.78%) MCSE
8 1 (2.78%) VCP5
8 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (19.44%) Tivoli
1 7 (19.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Juniper
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix
3 8 (22.22%) F5
4 7 (19.44%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.78%) Genesys
6 1 (2.78%) MikroTik
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds