Period
to 20 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 15 35
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 90 84 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.71% 7.81% 6.14%
As % of the Vendors category 13.49% 16.03% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 48
South Wales median daily rate £375 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £161 £167 £130
90th Percentile £482 £448 £408
Wales median daily rate £375 £250 £318
% change year-on-year +50.00% -21.26% -2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
South Wales median hourly rate £35.20 £35.00 £17.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +100.29% +18.47%
10th Percentile £13.14 £32.50 £12.13
90th Percentile £42.00 £37.50 £23.04
Wales median hourly rate £33.78 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -3.49% +72.84% +19.12%

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 667 524 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 49.74% 48.70% 43.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 353 279
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £225 £171 £179
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 15
South Wales median hourly rate £12.49 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.90% -17.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.03 £10.74
90th Percentile £39.70 £36.75 £22.75
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -17.24% +7.41% -1.46%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +19 52 £400 +39.13% 5
Cardiff -28 29 £310 +39.38% 4
Bridgend +1 1 - -
Caerphilly -3 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £135 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Cisco
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 55 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
1 55 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 47 (52.22%) SC Cleared
3 38 (42.22%) Firewall
4 33 (36.67%) CCNP
5 23 (25.56%) CCNA
6 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
7 21 (23.33%) CheckPoint
8 19 (21.11%) Juniper
8 19 (21.11%) WAN
8 19 (21.11%) LAN
9 18 (20.00%) VoIP
10 17 (18.89%) Wireless
11 16 (17.78%) ITIL
11 16 (17.78%) VMware
11 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (16.67%) Skype for Business
12 15 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 15 (16.67%) Windows
13 14 (15.56%) C
13 14 (15.56%) Video\Live Streaming
13 14 (15.56%) Polycom
13 14 (15.56%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (15.56%) PKI
13 14 (15.56%) Telepresence
13 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
13 14 (15.56%) Unified Communications
13 14 (15.56%) Cisco CUCM

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 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 15 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (42.22%) Firewall
2 19 (21.11%) LAN
2 19 (21.11%) WAN
3 18 (20.00%) VoIP
4 17 (18.89%) Wireless
5 14 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (15.56%) Skype
5 14 (15.56%) Telepresence
5 14 (15.56%) Unified Communications
6 13 (14.44%) Cisco ISE
6 13 (14.44%) IP Telephony
6 13 (14.44%) VPN
7 12 (13.33%) Network Security
8 10 (11.11%) Junos
9 7 (7.78%) DNS
9 7 (7.78%) H.323
10 6 (6.67%) DHCP
11 5 (5.56%) VLAN
12 4 (4.44%) MPLS
13 3 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) CF BOSH
General
1 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Design Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) IP Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) IP Telephony Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.44%) Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (15.56%) PKI
2 14 (15.56%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (15.56%) Video\Live Streaming
3 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.22%) Fintech
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.11%) NHS
7 1 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Windows
2 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.44%) Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) Unix
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) ITIL
2 13 (14.44%) Network Design
3 12 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (11.11%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 6 (6.67%) Migration
5 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.56%) Six Sigma
7 4 (4.44%) Change Control
7 4 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.44%) Ticket Management
8 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.33%) MODAF
8 3 (3.33%) SIEM
9 2 (2.22%) Business Development
9 2 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.22%) DevOps
9 2 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) C
2 3 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
1 55 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 47 (52.22%) SC Cleared
3 33 (36.67%) CCNP
4 23 (25.56%) CCNA
5 6 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.56%) Degree
6 5 (5.56%) HNC
7 4 (4.44%) CCIE
8 3 (3.33%) CISSP
8 3 (3.33%) CLAS
8 3 (3.33%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.33%) MCSA
8 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.22%) CCDP
9 2 (2.22%) CCVP
9 2 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) HND
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.89%) vSphere
4 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.22%) Docker
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.22%) Ansible
2 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.22%) Nessus
2 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.33%) CheckPoint
3 19 (21.11%) Juniper
4 16 (17.78%) VMware
5 14 (15.56%) Polycom
6 7 (7.78%) Remedy
7 5 (5.56%) Citrix
8 4 (4.44%) Dell
8 4 (4.44%) Splunk
9 3 (3.33%) HP
9 3 (3.33%) Mitel
10 2 (2.22%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.22%) BT
10 2 (2.22%) Darktrace
10 2 (2.22%) F5
10 2 (2.22%) FireEye
10 2 (2.22%) McAfee
10 2 (2.22%) Tripwire
10 2 (2.22%) Vyatta
11 1 (1.11%) Palo Alto