The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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.

Cisco Certification
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 41 49
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 24 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.54% 1.90% 3.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 7.09% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 14
Median daily rate £180 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.61% +4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +10.71% +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +66.66%  

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 South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 132 127 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 24.95% 26.85% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 79 147
Median daily rate £338 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Median hourly rate £53.75 £71.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +470.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £73.85 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in South Wales

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in South Wales

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in South Wales

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 19 £180 -48.57%
Caerphilly - 4 £180 -
Newport - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 56 (96.55%) Cisco
2 46 (79.31%) CCNA
3 39 (67.24%) ITIL
4 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
4 38 (65.52%) Firewall
5 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
6 27 (46.55%) VMware
7 26 (44.83%) HP
7 26 (44.83%) HP Data Protector
8 25 (43.10%) Windows
9 24 (41.38%) Windows Server
10 23 (39.66%) Tivoli
10 23 (39.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 22 (37.93%) SLA
11 22 (37.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 18 (31.03%) Internet
13 17 (29.31%) CCNP
13 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
14 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (24.14%) WAN
16 13 (22.41%) Citrix
16 13 (22.41%) LAN
17 9 (15.52%) Wireless
17 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
17 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
18 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
18 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
18 8 (13.79%) Juniper

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 38 (65.52%) Firewall
2 18 (31.03%) Internet
3 14 (24.14%) WAN
4 13 (22.41%) LAN
5 9 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (15.52%) Wireless
6 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (8.62%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (6.90%) BGP
8 4 (6.90%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.17%) FCoE
10 2 (3.45%) Broadband
10 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.45%) IPsec
10 2 (3.45%) L2TP
10 2 (3.45%) MPLS
10 2 (3.45%) OSPF
10 2 (3.45%) PPP
10 2 (3.45%) VPN
10 2 (3.45%) xDSL
General
1 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Support Engineer
2 26 (44.83%) Network Engineer
3 20 (34.48%) Technical Support
4 19 (32.76%) Technical Engineer
5 16 (27.59%) Technical Support Engineer
6 11 (18.97%) Network Support
6 11 (18.97%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (13.79%) Server Engineer
10 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (12.07%) Server Support
11 6 (10.34%) Server Support Engineer
12 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Engineer
12 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
12 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Technical Support
12 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
13 3 (5.17%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) COM
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) AIX
5 4 (6.90%) Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) ITIL
2 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
2 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
2 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.17%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (3.45%) Contact Management
4 2 (3.45%) ITSM
4 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.72%) Network Design
5 1 (1.72%) Network Management
5 1 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.72%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) Lisp
2 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (79.31%) CCNA
2 22 (37.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 17 (29.31%) CCNP
4 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
6 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 6 (10.34%) CCIE
8 4 (6.90%) CCIP
9 3 (5.17%) CCDP
10 1 (1.72%) CCENT
10 1 (1.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.93%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (44.83%) HP Data Protector
2 23 (39.66%) Tivoli
2 23 (39.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.72%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 56 (96.55%) Cisco
2 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 27 (46.55%) VMware
4 26 (44.83%) HP
5 13 (22.41%) Citrix
6 8 (13.79%) Juniper
7 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.62%) F5
9 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.45%) Remedy
11 1 (1.72%) McAfee
11 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds