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 3 months to 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Wales / South Wales
Rank 11 36 29
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 51 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.06% 6.19% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 18.15% 14.69% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 11
Median daily rate £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £138 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +1.04% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -5.81%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 281 245 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 49.91% 42.10% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 145 145
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 6 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +9.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 March 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 +19 18 £366 +22.08% 4
Caerphilly - 12 £170 -
Bridgend - 9 £450 -
Newport +2 4 £288 +12.74%
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Cisco
Wales

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 58 (65.17%) Firewall
2 50 (56.18%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (38.20%) Windows
3 34 (38.20%) CCNA
4 33 (37.08%) Microsoft
4 33 (37.08%) Security Cleared
5 32 (35.96%) SC Cleared
6 31 (34.83%) ITIL
7 30 (33.71%) LAN
8 28 (31.46%) Active Directory
9 26 (29.21%) WAN
10 24 (26.97%) CCNP
10 24 (26.97%) Windows Server
11 21 (23.60%) VMware
12 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
13 18 (20.22%) HP
14 16 (17.98%) F5
15 15 (16.85%) HP Data Protector
15 15 (16.85%) Intel Security
16 14 (15.73%) Tivoli
16 14 (15.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 13 (14.61%) CheckPoint
17 13 (14.61%) Blue Coat
17 13 (14.61%) Fortinet
18 12 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (13.48%) Windows 7
18 12 (13.48%) Change Control
18 12 (13.48%) Internet
18 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange

Cisco
Top Related 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 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) assyst
1 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 58 (65.17%) Firewall
2 30 (33.71%) LAN
3 26 (29.21%) WAN
4 12 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (13.48%) Internet
5 9 (10.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (8.99%) Wireless
7 7 (7.87%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (5.62%) VoIP
8 5 (5.62%) VPN
9 4 (4.49%) BGP
9 4 (4.49%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (4.49%) EIGRP
9 4 (4.49%) Ethernet
9 4 (4.49%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.49%) Network Security
10 3 (3.37%) FCoE
10 3 (3.37%) SAN
10 3 (3.37%) Skype
10 3 (3.37%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
1 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Network Engineer
2 19 (21.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 15 (16.85%) Support Engineer
5 13 (14.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (13.48%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (12.36%) Technical Support
8 8 (8.99%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Voice Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.49%) Firewall Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Installations Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Juniper Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) Security Consultant
12 3 (3.37%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.25%) CESG
2 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.25%) PKI
3 1 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) Windows
2 24 (26.97%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.48%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.74%) Linux
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) ITIL
2 12 (13.48%) Change Control
3 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.62%) Information Security
4 5 (5.62%) Process Improvement
4 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.62%) SIEM
5 4 (4.49%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (3.37%) Business Development
6 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.37%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (3.37%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.37%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (3.37%) Project Governance
6 3 (3.37%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.25%) Computer Security
7 2 (2.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.62%) C
2 2 (2.25%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 50 (56.18%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (38.20%) CCNA
3 33 (37.08%) Security Cleared
4 32 (35.96%) SC Cleared
5 24 (26.97%) CCNP
6 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (12.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (5.62%) CCIP
9 4 (4.49%) CCDP
9 4 (4.49%) CCVP
10 3 (3.37%) CISSP
11 2 (2.25%) CCIE
11 2 (2.25%) CISM
11 2 (2.25%) Degree
11 2 (2.25%) GIAC
11 2 (2.25%) HNC
12 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.12%) MCITP
12 1 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) SLA
2 6 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 28 (31.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.11%) ProxySG
2 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) pfSense
3 1 (1.12%) Snort
3 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (15.73%) Tivoli
2 14 (15.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.49%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.37%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.25%) Nessus
5 2 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.12%) SCCM
6 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.60%) VMware
3 18 (20.22%) HP
4 16 (17.98%) F5
5 15 (16.85%) Intel Security
6 13 (14.61%) Blue Coat
6 13 (14.61%) CheckPoint
6 13 (14.61%) Fortinet
7 9 (10.11%) Avaya
7 9 (10.11%) Juniper
8 4 (4.49%) Citrix
8 4 (4.49%) Polycom
8 4 (4.49%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.37%) Genesys
9 3 (3.37%) NICE Systems
10 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.25%) ScanSafe
10 2 (2.25%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.25%) Splunk
10 2 (2.25%) Symantec