Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 37 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15 +33
Contract jobs citing Cisco 76 42 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.67% 4.40% 6.80%
As % of the Vendors category 11.16% 9.88% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 47
South Wales median daily rate £400 £220 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -37.14% +21.74%
10th Percentile £274 £175 £199
90th Percentile £526 £350 £438
Wales median daily rate £400 £210 £345
% change year-on-year +90.48% -39.13% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
South Wales median hourly rate £42.00 - £17.48
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 681 425 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 50.78% 44.55% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 294 249
South Wales median daily rate £405 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.11% -3.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £200
90th Percentile £562 £538 £515
Wales median daily rate £405 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +11.72% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 24
South Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £18.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.32% +37.04% -19.40%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.17 £9.70
90th Percentile £42.00 £25.00 £20.67
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -20.14% +18.00% -13.79%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +21 48 £400 - 5
Cardiff -43 16 £323 +43.39% 8
Bridgend - 6 £500 - 3
Torfaen - 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Cisco
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 50 (65.79%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (63.16%) Security Cleared
3 44 (57.89%) SC Cleared
4 37 (48.68%) Firewall
5 27 (35.53%) CCNP
6 26 (34.21%) Juniper
7 23 (30.26%) CCNA
8 22 (28.95%) CheckPoint
9 19 (25.00%) LAN
10 18 (23.68%) WAN
10 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
11 17 (22.37%) Network Design
12 15 (19.74%) PKI
12 15 (19.74%) Polycom
12 15 (19.74%) VoIP
12 15 (19.74%) Telepresence
13 14 (18.42%) Cisco CUCM
13 14 (18.42%) Skype
13 14 (18.42%) Skype for Business
13 14 (18.42%) Unified Communications
13 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
13 14 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (18.42%) Video\Live Streaming
14 13 (17.11%) IP Telephony
15 12 (15.79%) VMware
15 12 (15.79%) Network Security
15 12 (15.79%) C
15 12 (15.79%) Junos
15 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (14.47%) Self-Motivation

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 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
1 14 (18.42%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (48.68%) Firewall
2 19 (25.00%) LAN
3 18 (23.68%) WAN
4 15 (19.74%) Telepresence
4 15 (19.74%) VoIP
5 14 (18.42%) Skype
5 14 (18.42%) Unified Communications
6 13 (17.11%) IP Telephony
7 12 (15.79%) Junos
7 12 (15.79%) Network Security
8 11 (14.47%) Wireless
9 10 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (13.16%) VPN
10 9 (11.84%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (7.89%) H.323
12 5 (6.58%) DHCP
12 5 (6.58%) DNS
13 4 (5.26%) Internet
13 4 (5.26%) VLAN
14 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.32%) Electronics
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Architect
2 12 (15.79%) Design Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Network Design Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) IP Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) IP Telephony Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Telephony Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Network Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Network Designer
8 3 (3.95%) System Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) PKI
2 14 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (18.42%) Video\Live Streaming
3 11 (14.47%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Network Design
2 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (11.84%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 7 (9.21%) ITIL
5 5 (6.58%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.26%) Change Control
6 4 (5.26%) Migration
6 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.26%) Six Sigma
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (3.95%) MODAF
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.63%) Business Development
8 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.63%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.63%) Proactive Management
8 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) C
2 3 (3.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (65.79%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (63.16%) Security Cleared
3 44 (57.89%) SC Cleared
4 27 (35.53%) CCNP
5 23 (30.26%) CCNA
6 6 (7.89%) Degree
7 5 (6.58%) HNC
8 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.26%) JNCIP
9 3 (3.95%) CISSP
9 3 (3.95%) CLAS
9 3 (3.95%) MCSA
9 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.32%) CCIE
11 1 (1.32%) HND
11 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.32%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) vSphere
3 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.58%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.32%) NFS
4 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Juniper
2 22 (28.95%) CheckPoint
3 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 15 (19.74%) Polycom
5 12 (15.79%) VMware
6 5 (6.58%) Citrix
6 5 (6.58%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Avaya
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) Mitel
8 1 (1.32%) Brocade
8 1 (1.32%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.32%) McAfee
8 1 (1.32%) Meraki
8 1 (1.32%) Nortel
8 1 (1.32%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.32%) Sophos