Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 14 39
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 71 104 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.86% 9.09% 6.43%
As % of the Vendors category 13.40% 19.89% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 82 64
South Wales median daily rate £320 £356 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +16.33% -21.97%
10th Percentile £148 £171 £131
90th Percentile £426 £474 £450
Wales median daily rate £320 £350 £319
% change year-on-year -8.50% +9.80% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
South Wales median hourly rate £31.39 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.12% -18.00% -
Wales median hourly rate £31.39 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +55.01% -19.00% +58.73%

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 530 523 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 43.73% 45.72% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 369 379
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +21.21% -5.71%
10th Percentile £165 £180 £210
90th Percentile £525 £550 £465
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 15
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -27.35% +28.77%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.14 £10.25
90th Percentile £31.55 £61.25 £31.60
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £12.35
% change year-on-year +2.94% +10.12% -8.52%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Cardiff +3 48 £325 -8.77% 7
Newport +5 12 £213 -22.73% 3
Caerphilly -5 2 - -
Blaenau Gwent - 2 £135 -
Neath Port Talbot -1 1 - - 1
Bridgend -5 1 - -
Cisco
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 38 (53.52%) Cisco Certification
1 38 (53.52%) Security Cleared
2 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
3 24 (33.80%) CCNA
4 23 (32.39%) CCNP
4 23 (32.39%) ITIL
5 22 (30.99%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (29.58%) Windows
6 21 (29.58%) Juniper
7 18 (25.35%) LAN
7 18 (25.35%) WAN
7 18 (25.35%) Firewall
8 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.90%) Linux
9 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (16.90%) F5
10 11 (15.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (15.49%) Windows Server
10 11 (15.49%) CheckPoint
10 11 (15.49%) MPLS
11 10 (14.08%) VPN
11 10 (14.08%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (12.68%) Remedy
12 9 (12.68%) Wireless
13 8 (11.27%) JNCIA
13 8 (11.27%) OSPF
14 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
14 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (9.86%) Network Virtualisation
15 6 (8.45%) Telecoms

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 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.63%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.99%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (25.35%) Firewall
2 18 (25.35%) LAN
2 18 (25.35%) WAN
3 11 (15.49%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (15.49%) MPLS
4 10 (14.08%) VPN
5 9 (12.68%) Wireless
6 8 (11.27%) OSPF
7 5 (7.04%) VoIP
8 4 (5.63%) BGP
8 4 (5.63%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (5.63%) IPsec
8 4 (5.63%) Junos
8 4 (5.63%) SMS
9 3 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.23%) Network Security
9 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.23%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.45%) Network Support
5 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Juniper Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Fintech
2 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) PKI
3 1 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Linux
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.82%) Unix
9 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (9.86%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.63%) Network Design
5 4 (5.63%) Service Management
5 4 (5.63%) Ticket Management
6 3 (4.23%) DevOps
6 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.23%) SIEM
7 2 (2.82%) Active Listening
7 2 (2.82%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.82%) Change Management
7 2 (2.82%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.82%) Migration
7 2 (2.82%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) C
2 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (53.52%) Cisco Certification
1 38 (53.52%) Security Cleared
2 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
3 24 (33.80%) CCNA
4 23 (32.39%) CCNP
5 8 (11.27%) JNCIA
6 5 (7.04%) CCIE
7 4 (5.63%) CCDA
7 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.63%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (4.23%) CCDP
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.82%) CCVP
9 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.41%) CCIE Service Provider
10 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.41%) MCDST
10 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) Docker
3 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Ansible
1 3 (4.23%) Nagios
1 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.82%) Nessus
3 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Juniper
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.90%) F5
4 11 (15.49%) CheckPoint
5 9 (12.68%) Remedy
6 6 (8.45%) VMware
7 5 (7.04%) Splunk
8 3 (4.23%) AppDynamics
8 3 (4.23%) Brocade
8 3 (4.23%) HP
8 3 (4.23%) Vyatta
9 2 (2.82%) Avaya
9 2 (2.82%) BT
9 2 (2.82%) Darktrace
9 2 (2.82%) FireEye
9 2 (2.82%) McAfee
9 2 (2.82%) MikroTik
9 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.82%) Symantec
9 2 (2.82%) Tripwire