Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 34 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco 47 86 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.96% 6.06% 4.98%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 15.75% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 66 59
Wales median daily rate £263 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £175 £206 £208
90th Percentile £379 £444 £475
UK median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £24.50 £21.01
% change year-on-year -6.12% +16.64% +4.22%

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 490 546 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.25% 38.50% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 373 506
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.52% -1.07%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £213
90th Percentile £525 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 38
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +14.30%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.61 £61.25 £30.93
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Wales

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Wales

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Wales

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Wales

Cisco
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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 -6 46 £263 -25.00% 7
West Wales +3 1 - - 1
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 31 (65.96%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (61.70%) CCNA
3 21 (44.68%) ITIL
4 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
5 16 (34.04%) Firewall
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) CCNP
7 13 (27.66%) Windows
7 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
8 12 (25.53%) Juniper
8 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (23.40%) VMware
10 10 (21.28%) F5
11 8 (17.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
11 8 (17.02%) MPLS
11 8 (17.02%) OSPF
11 8 (17.02%) Citrix
11 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
11 8 (17.02%) HP
12 7 (14.89%) WAN
12 7 (14.89%) LAN
13 6 (12.77%) JNCIA
13 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
13 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.77%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (12.77%) Linux
13 6 (12.77%) VPN
13 6 (12.77%) SLA

Cisco
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 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (34.04%) Firewall
3 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (17.02%) MPLS
4 8 (17.02%) OSPF
5 7 (14.89%) LAN
5 7 (14.89%) WAN
6 6 (12.77%) VPN
7 5 (10.64%) Internet
8 4 (8.51%) BGP
8 4 (8.51%) IPsec
8 4 (8.51%) Junos
8 4 (8.51%) Wireless
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (4.26%) PBX
10 2 (4.26%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (4.26%) VoIP
11 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
11 1 (2.13%) ISDN
11 1 (2.13%) WLAN
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Local Government
2 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Network Support
3 7 (14.89%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Technical Support
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Server Support
6 4 (8.51%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 3 (6.38%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.13%) PKI
2 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.77%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) AIX
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.38%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (6.38%) Service Management
4 1 (2.13%) Active Listening
4 1 (2.13%) Analytics
4 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.13%) Change Management
4 1 (2.13%) Contact Management
4 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.13%) Internal Audit
4 1 (2.13%) ITSM
4 1 (2.13%) Logistics
4 1 (2.13%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (2.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.13%) Network Management
4 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.13%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (65.96%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (61.70%) CCNA
3 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.66%) CCNP
4 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
5 8 (17.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (12.77%) JNCIA
7 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (8.51%) CCDA
9 2 (4.26%) CCIE
9 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.26%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.13%) CCENT
10 1 (2.13%) Degree
10 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
10 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.13%) MCDST
10 1 (2.13%) MCITP
10 1 (2.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (12.77%) Tivoli
1 6 (12.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Juniper
3 11 (23.40%) VMware
4 10 (21.28%) F5
5 8 (17.02%) Citrix
5 8 (17.02%) HP
6 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.26%) Avaya
8 2 (4.26%) Lumension
8 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.13%) Genesys
9 1 (2.13%) IBM
9 1 (2.13%) Lotus
9 1 (2.13%) Meraki
9 1 (2.13%) MikroTik
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec