Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 19 40
Rank change year-on-year -17 +21 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 75 118 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.27% 7.94% 6.05%
As % of the Vendors category 12.54% 17.91% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 88 69
Wales median daily rate £320 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +12.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £149 £174 £131
90th Percentile £422 £471 £450
UK median daily rate £365 £385 £370
% change year-on-year -5.19% +4.05% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Wales median hourly rate £31.39 £20.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.01% -19.00% +58.73%
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11% +4.65%

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 598 659 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.05% 44.32% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 465 428
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £167 £185 £210
90th Percentile £538 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 25
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +10.12% -8.52%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.85 £10.30
90th Percentile £33.42 £60.38 £31.60
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.72%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -10 71 £320 -12.56% 14
North Wales +3 2 £183 - 3
West Wales +5 1 - - 3
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 41 (54.67%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (50.67%) Security Cleared
3 30 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 27 (36.00%) CCNA
5 25 (33.33%) ITIL
6 24 (32.00%) CCNP
6 24 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (28.00%) Juniper
7 21 (28.00%) Windows
7 21 (28.00%) Firewall
8 18 (24.00%) LAN
8 18 (24.00%) WAN
9 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
9 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (16.00%) F5
10 12 (16.00%) Linux
10 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
11 11 (14.67%) MPLS
11 11 (14.67%) VPN
11 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
12 10 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (12.00%) Remedy
13 9 (12.00%) Wireless
14 8 (10.67%) JNCIA
14 8 (10.67%) OSPF
15 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
15 7 (9.33%) VoIP
15 7 (9.33%) Network Virtualisation
15 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.33%) Office 365
4 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (28.00%) Firewall
3 18 (24.00%) LAN
3 18 (24.00%) WAN
4 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (14.67%) MPLS
4 11 (14.67%) VPN
5 9 (12.00%) Wireless
6 8 (10.67%) OSPF
7 7 (9.33%) VoIP
8 5 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (5.33%) BGP
9 4 (5.33%) IPsec
9 4 (5.33%) Junos
9 4 (5.33%) SMS
10 3 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (4.00%) Network Security
10 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.00%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.67%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (58.67%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Network Support
5 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (4.00%) Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Fintech
2 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.33%) PKI
3 1 (1.33%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Linux
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.67%) Unix
9 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (9.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.33%) Network Design
5 4 (5.33%) Service Management
5 4 (5.33%) Ticket Management
6 3 (4.00%) DevOps
6 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.00%) SIEM
7 2 (2.67%) Active Listening
7 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.67%) Biometrics
7 2 (2.67%) Change Management
7 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.67%) Migration
7 2 (2.67%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (2.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) C
2 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (50.67%) Security Cleared
3 30 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 27 (36.00%) CCNA
5 24 (32.00%) CCNP
6 8 (10.67%) JNCIA
7 5 (6.67%) CCIE
8 4 (5.33%) CCDA
8 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.33%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (4.00%) CCDP
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.67%) CCVP
10 2 (2.67%) Degree
10 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (1.33%) CCIE Service Provider
11 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.33%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.00%) Docker
3 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Ansible
1 3 (4.00%) Nagios
1 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.67%) Nessus
3 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Juniper
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (16.00%) F5
4 9 (12.00%) Remedy
5 6 (8.00%) VMware
6 5 (6.67%) HP
6 5 (6.67%) Splunk
7 3 (4.00%) AppDynamics
7 3 (4.00%) Brocade
7 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.00%) Vyatta
8 2 (2.67%) Avaya
8 2 (2.67%) Darktrace
8 2 (2.67%) FireEye
8 2 (2.67%) Lumension
8 2 (2.67%) Meraki
8 2 (2.67%) MikroTik
8 2 (2.67%) Polycom
8 2 (2.67%) Tripwire