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 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.

Cisco Certification
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 44 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 25 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.02% 2.15% 3.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.37% 7.55% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 17
Median daily rate £180 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.61% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £20.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -8.78% +79.48%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 174 159 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 27.97% 28.55% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 105 196
Median daily rate £350 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 13
Median hourly rate £43.50 £70.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.85% +438.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.33 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £73.55 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 23 £180 -44.61% 1
North Wales - 1 £200 -
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 57 (96.61%) Cisco
2 48 (81.36%) CCNA
3 40 (67.80%) ITIL
4 39 (66.10%) Microsoft
5 37 (62.71%) Firewall
6 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
7 27 (45.76%) VMware
7 27 (45.76%) HP
8 26 (44.07%) HP Data Protector
9 25 (42.37%) Windows
10 24 (40.68%) Windows Server
11 23 (38.98%) Tivoli
11 23 (38.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 22 (37.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 21 (35.59%) SLA
14 19 (32.20%) Internet
15 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
16 16 (27.12%) CCNP
16 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (22.03%) Citrix
17 13 (22.03%) LAN
17 13 (22.03%) WAN
18 11 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
19 9 (15.25%) Wireless
19 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
19 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
20 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
20 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
21 7 (11.86%) 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 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (62.71%) Firewall
2 19 (32.20%) Internet
3 13 (22.03%) LAN
3 13 (22.03%) WAN
4 11 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (15.25%) Wireless
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (5.08%) BGP
8 3 (5.08%) EIGRP
8 3 (5.08%) FCoE
9 2 (3.39%) MPLS
9 2 (3.39%) VPN
9 2 (3.39%) WLAN
10 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.69%) IPv4
10 1 (1.69%) L2TP
10 1 (1.69%) OSPF
10 1 (1.69%) PPP
10 1 (1.69%) SSL
General
1 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Support Engineer
2 26 (44.07%) Network Engineer
3 20 (33.90%) Technical Support
4 19 (32.20%) Technical Engineer
5 16 (27.12%) Technical Support Engineer
6 11 (18.64%) Network Support
6 11 (18.64%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (15.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (13.56%) Server Engineer
10 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (11.86%) Server Support
11 6 (10.17%) Server Support Engineer
12 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Engineer
12 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support
12 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Technical Support
12 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
13 3 (5.08%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) COM
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
1 1 (1.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.78%) AIX
5 4 (6.78%) Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.08%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.39%) Contact Management
5 2 (3.39%) ITSM
5 2 (3.39%) Network Design
5 2 (3.39%) Network Management
6 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.69%) DNA
6 1 (1.69%) DoDAF
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.69%) eTOM
6 1 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.69%) Requirements Management
6 1 (1.69%) Service Management
6 1 (1.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Lisp
2 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (81.36%) CCNA
2 22 (37.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 16 (27.12%) CCNP
3 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
5 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.17%) CCIE
7 3 (5.08%) CCIP
8 2 (3.39%) CCDP
9 1 (1.69%) CCENT
9 1 (1.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.69%) Degree
9 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.59%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (44.07%) HP Data Protector
2 23 (38.98%) Tivoli
2 23 (38.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 57 (96.61%) Cisco
2 39 (66.10%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.76%) HP
3 27 (45.76%) VMware
4 13 (22.03%) Citrix
5 7 (11.86%) Juniper
6 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.78%) Blue Coat
7 4 (6.78%) F5
8 2 (3.39%) McAfee
8 2 (3.39%) Remedy
8 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.69%) 3Com
9 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds