Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 29 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 91 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.25% 5.45% 5.66%
As % of the Vendors category 12.48% 12.52% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 43
Wales median daily rate £400 £185 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.22% -45.19% +12.50%
10th Percentile £255 £170 £150
90th Percentile £525 £383 £438
UK median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Wales median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +72.84% -3.57%
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.93 £24.08
% change year-on-year -3.73% +3.55% +14.64%

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 729 527 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 50.03% 43.48% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 356 288
Wales median daily rate £405 £361 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.11% -0.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £268 £175 £200
90th Percentile £565 £538 £529
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 36
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.76% +11.54% -11.86%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £36.25 £20.34
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 14 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Wales over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 August 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
South Wales -4 80 £400 +122.22% 10
West Wales +10 4 £375 +15.38% 1
North Wales +4 2 £463 +131.25% 1
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 56 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 45 (49.45%) Firewall
4 44 (48.35%) SC Cleared
5 28 (30.77%) CCNP
6 27 (29.67%) Juniper
7 25 (27.47%) CheckPoint
7 25 (27.47%) CCNA
8 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
9 20 (21.98%) LAN
9 20 (21.98%) Unified Communications
10 19 (20.88%) WAN
11 18 (19.78%) VoIP
11 18 (19.78%) Polycom
11 18 (19.78%) Telepresence
11 18 (19.78%) Skype for Business
12 17 (18.68%) Cisco CUCM
12 17 (18.68%) Skype
12 17 (18.68%) Video Conferencing
12 17 (18.68%) Video\Live Streaming
12 17 (18.68%) MS Exchange
13 16 (17.58%) IP Telephony
13 16 (17.58%) Network Design
14 15 (16.48%) PKI
14 15 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
15 14 (15.38%) VMware
15 14 (15.38%) Wireless
15 14 (15.38%) C
16 13 (14.29%) Network Security

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 18 (19.78%) Skype for Business
2 17 (18.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.49%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (49.45%) Firewall
2 20 (21.98%) LAN
2 20 (21.98%) Unified Communications
3 19 (20.88%) WAN
4 18 (19.78%) Telepresence
4 18 (19.78%) VoIP
5 17 (18.68%) Skype
6 16 (17.58%) IP Telephony
7 14 (15.38%) Wireless
8 13 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (14.29%) Network Security
9 12 (13.19%) Junos
9 12 (13.19%) VPN
10 11 (12.09%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (8.79%) H.323
12 6 (6.59%) VLAN
13 5 (5.49%) DHCP
13 5 (5.49%) DNS
13 5 (5.49%) MPLS
14 4 (4.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (47.25%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.29%) Architect
2 13 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Firewall Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) IP Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) IP Telephony Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Telephony Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Design Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Network Design Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Network Architect
8 6 (6.59%) Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Field Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Mitel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Video Conferencing
1 17 (18.68%) Video\Live Streaming
2 15 (16.48%) PKI
3 14 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.20%) Handset
8 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Network Design
2 15 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (12.09%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 10 (10.99%) ITIL
4 10 (10.99%) Migration
5 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.59%) Six Sigma
6 5 (5.49%) Change Control
6 5 (5.49%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.30%) MODAF
8 3 (3.30%) Proactive Management
8 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.20%) Business Development
9 2 (2.20%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.20%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.20%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) C
2 2 (2.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 44 (48.35%) SC Cleared
4 28 (30.77%) CCNP
5 25 (27.47%) CCNA
6 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.59%) Degree
7 6 (6.59%) HNC
8 4 (4.40%) JNCIP
9 3 (3.30%) CISSP
9 3 (3.30%) CLAS
9 3 (3.30%) MCSA
9 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.20%) CCIE
10 2 (2.20%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.10%) HND
11 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (8.79%) vSphere
2 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.49%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.10%) NFS
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.40%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.20%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Juniper
2 25 (27.47%) CheckPoint
3 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.78%) Polycom
5 14 (15.38%) VMware
6 5 (5.49%) Citrix
6 5 (5.49%) HP
7 4 (4.40%) Dell
8 3 (3.30%) Mitel
9 2 (2.20%) Avaya
9 2 (2.20%) Nortel
10 1 (1.10%) Brocade
10 1 (1.10%) F5
10 1 (1.10%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.10%) McAfee
10 1 (1.10%) Meraki
10 1 (1.10%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.10%) Remedy
10 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.10%) Sophos