Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Cisco
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 25 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco 45 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.79% 6.55% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 10.74% 16.55% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 53
South Wales median daily rate £250 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £175 £205 £208
90th Percentile £380 £439 £475
Wales median daily rate £250 £350 £328
% change year-on-year -28.57% +6.87% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
South Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00
Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00

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 419 447 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 44.62% 39.59% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 302 420
South Wales median daily rate £355 £390 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +12.64% -1.07%
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -11.88% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 25
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.04% -32.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.36 £11.17 £10.43
90th Percentile £24.25 £61.25 £31.60
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +14.30%

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 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +3 35 £263 -19.23% 4
Newport +9 4 £194 -8.82% 2
Blaenau Gwent - 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £180 - 1
Cisco
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 30 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (62.22%) CCNA
3 21 (46.67%) ITIL
4 17 (37.78%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
6 15 (33.33%) Firewall
7 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.89%) Windows
8 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
9 12 (26.67%) CCNP
10 11 (24.44%) Juniper
10 11 (24.44%) VMware
10 11 (24.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (22.22%) F5
12 8 (17.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
12 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
12 8 (17.78%) HP
12 8 (17.78%) Citrix
12 8 (17.78%) MPLS
12 8 (17.78%) OSPF
13 7 (15.56%) WAN
13 7 (15.56%) LAN
14 6 (13.33%) Linux
14 6 (13.33%) VPN
14 6 (13.33%) Tivoli
14 6 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (13.33%) JNCIA
14 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
14 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (33.33%) Firewall
3 11 (24.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (17.78%) MPLS
4 8 (17.78%) OSPF
5 7 (15.56%) LAN
5 7 (15.56%) WAN
6 6 (13.33%) VPN
7 5 (11.11%) Internet
8 4 (8.89%) BGP
8 4 (8.89%) IPsec
8 4 (8.89%) Junos
9 3 (6.67%) Wireless
10 2 (4.44%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (4.44%) PBX
10 2 (4.44%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (4.44%) VoIP
11 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (2.22%) FCoE
11 1 (2.22%) PABX
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
2 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Network Support
3 6 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Server Support
5 4 (8.89%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 3 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) AIX
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (2.22%) Active Listening
4 1 (2.22%) Analytics
4 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.22%) Change Management
4 1 (2.22%) Contact Management
4 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.22%) Internal Audit
4 1 (2.22%) ITSM
4 1 (2.22%) Logistics
4 1 (2.22%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (2.22%) Migration
4 1 (2.22%) Network Management
4 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (62.22%) CCNA
3 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
4 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
5 12 (26.67%) CCNP
6 8 (17.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (13.33%) JNCIA
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (8.89%) CCDA
10 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
10 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.22%) CCDP
11 1 (2.22%) CCENT
11 1 (2.22%) Degree
11 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
11 1 (2.22%) MCDST
11 1 (2.22%) MCITP
11 1 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 6 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Juniper
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 10 (22.22%) F5
4 8 (17.78%) Citrix
4 8 (17.78%) HP
5 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.44%) Avaya
7 2 (4.44%) Lumension
8 1 (2.22%) Genesys
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) Lotus
8 1 (2.22%) Meraki
8 1 (2.22%) MikroTik
8 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.22%) Remedy
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec