Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 16 December 2018 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 31 24
Rank change year-on-year -25 -7 +23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 47 50 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.29% 5.10% 6.88%
As % of the Vendors category 7.51% 11.76% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 61
South Wales median daily rate £360 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.41% -8.50% +7.69%
10th Percentile £296 £192 £188
90th Percentile £527 £408 £438
Wales median daily rate £360 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +12.41% -8.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate £42.00 - £20.50
Wales median hourly rate £42.00 - £20.25

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 South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 626 425 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 43.84% 43.32% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 285 301
South Wales median daily rate £425 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -10.00% +16.79%
10th Percentile £285 £172 £210
90th Percentile £623 £495 £550
Wales median daily rate £425 £353 £400
% change year-on-year +20.57% -11.88% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 34
South Wales median hourly rate £12.25 £16.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.87% +21.82% -31.18%
10th Percentile £10.07 £10.16 £11.17
90th Percentile £42.00 £24.01 £61.25
Wales median hourly rate £12.63 £14.50 £13.15
% change year-on-year -12.93% +10.31% -14.81%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in South Wales

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in South Wales

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in South Wales

Cisco
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 in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in South Wales

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in South Wales

Cisco
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 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +1 18 £375 +93.55% 5
Cardiff -40 15 £360 +10.77% 7
Bridgend - 6 £500 - 3
Caerphilly +1 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £238 -
Cisco
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 27 (57.45%) Firewall
2 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
4 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
5 17 (36.17%) CheckPoint
5 17 (36.17%) CCNA
6 14 (29.79%) LAN
7 12 (25.53%) CCNP
8 10 (21.28%) Juniper
8 10 (21.28%) WAN
8 10 (21.28%) Wireless
9 9 (19.15%) VoIP
9 9 (19.15%) Network Design
10 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
10 8 (17.02%) ITIL
10 8 (17.02%) HNC
11 7 (14.89%) VPN
11 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
11 7 (14.89%) Skype
11 7 (14.89%) Customer Requirements
12 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
12 6 (12.77%) CCSE
12 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
12 6 (12.77%) QA
12 6 (12.77%) Finance
12 6 (12.77%) CCSA
13 5 (10.64%) MPLS
13 5 (10.64%) OSPF
13 5 (10.64%) BGP
13 5 (10.64%) Windows

Cisco
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 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) Firewall
2 14 (29.79%) LAN
3 10 (21.28%) WAN
3 10 (21.28%) Wireless
4 9 (19.15%) VoIP
5 7 (14.89%) Skype
5 7 (14.89%) VPN
6 5 (10.64%) BGP
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (10.64%) iSCSI
6 5 (10.64%) MPLS
6 5 (10.64%) OSPF
6 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.51%) Internet
7 4 (8.51%) Telepresence
8 3 (6.38%) IP Telephony
8 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications
8 3 (6.38%) VLAN
9 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.13%) MS Access
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Architect
3 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Network Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Design Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) IP Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Network Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Telephony Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.38%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Check Point GAiA
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Network Design
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.38%) Migration
5 3 (6.38%) Network Management
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.38%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Adaptive Security
7 1 (2.13%) Break/Fix
7 1 (2.13%) Due Diligence
7 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.13%) Server Management
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
3 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
4 17 (36.17%) CCNA
5 12 (25.53%) CCNP
6 8 (17.02%) HNC
7 6 (12.77%) CCSA
7 6 (12.77%) CCSE
8 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.26%) Degree
10 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (2.13%) CCIE
10 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
10 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
10 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) CheckPoint
2 10 (21.28%) Juniper
3 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
4 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.51%) HP
6 4 (8.51%) Polycom
7 3 (6.38%) Avaya
7 3 (6.38%) Mitel
8 1 (2.13%) Acronis
8 1 (2.13%) Brocade
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.13%) Intel
8 1 (2.13%) McAfee
8 1 (2.13%) Meraki
8 1 (2.13%) Nortel
8 1 (2.13%) Sophos
8 1 (2.13%) VMware