The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Cisco IOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 29 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.

Cisco IOS
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 67 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.18% 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 3.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £320 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £338 £401
% change year-on-year -0.37% -15.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% +80.43%  

Cisco IOS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 94 82 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.70% 14.80% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 32
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £238 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -60.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Cisco IOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in South Wales

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in South Wales

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

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) pfSense
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments

Cisco IOS
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) pfSense
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday