Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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.

Cisco Certification
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 65 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 +30
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 36 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.04% 2.78% 3.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.78% 8.82% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 38
Wales median daily rate £225 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +22.73% -26.67%
10th Percentile £175 £245 £194
90th Percentile £375 £465 £390
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +24.44% +12.50%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 368 442 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.03% 31.55% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 295 303
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £142 £223 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 16
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £57.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +177.11% +28.40%
10th Percentile £14.99 £16.74 £10.09
90th Percentile £58.75 £79.00 £43.39
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Wales

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Wales

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Wales

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Wales

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 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
South Wales +13 35 £238 -33.33% 3
North Wales - 1 £200 -
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 32 (88.89%) Cisco
2 31 (86.11%) CCNA
3 22 (61.11%) ITIL
4 16 (44.44%) Firewall
5 14 (38.89%) CCNP
6 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 12 (33.33%) VMware
8 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
9 10 (27.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (27.78%) Windows
9 10 (27.78%) HP
9 10 (27.78%) Citrix
9 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
10 9 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
11 8 (22.22%) Tivoli
11 8 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (19.44%) Internet
12 7 (19.44%) SLA
12 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
13 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (16.67%) F5
13 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 6 (16.67%) MPLS
13 6 (16.67%) OSPF
13 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (16.67%) Juniper

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) Firewall
2 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (19.44%) Internet
5 6 (16.67%) MPLS
5 6 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (13.89%) VPN
6 5 (13.89%) Wireless
7 3 (8.33%) BGP
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (8.33%) IPsec
7 3 (8.33%) Junos
7 3 (8.33%) LAN
7 3 (8.33%) WAN
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (2.78%) FCoE
9 1 (2.78%) PABX
9 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (2.78%) VLAN
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Network Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Network Support
3 7 (19.44%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Support
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (13.89%) Server Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Server Support
4 5 (13.89%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) CESG
2 3 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
1 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.11%) AIX
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security
4 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 3 (8.33%) Service Design
4 3 (8.33%) SIEM
5 1 (2.78%) Contact Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITSM
5 1 (2.78%) Logistics
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 31 (86.11%) CCNA
2 14 (38.89%) CCNP
3 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
5 10 (27.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (13.89%) JNCIA
8 3 (8.33%) CCDA
8 3 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (8.33%) CISMP
8 3 (8.33%) CISSP
8 3 (8.33%) MCSE
9 2 (5.56%) CCIE
9 2 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.78%) CCENT
10 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
10 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (22.22%) Tivoli
1 8 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (8.33%) QRadar
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) Citrix
3 10 (27.78%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) F5
4 6 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) AlienVault
5 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
5 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Intel
5 3 (8.33%) LogLogic
5 3 (8.33%) LogRhythm
5 3 (8.33%) McAfee
5 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.78%) 3Com
6 1 (2.78%) Meraki
6 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy