The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 27 June 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
West Wales / Swansea
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 2.94% 12.12% 8.62%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 23.53% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £565 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +28.20%  

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 Swansea.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Swansea
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8 17 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 23.53% 51.52% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 24
Median daily rate £475 £520 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +12.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.45% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea 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 Swansea

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Swansea.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Swansea

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Swansea.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Swansea

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Snort
2 4 (66.67%) pfSense
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (50.00%) Vyatta
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) IPv6
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) ADSL
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) MCITP
5 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) pfSense
2 4 (66.67%) Snort
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Vyatta
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft