Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 54 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 -28 +27
Contract jobs citing Cisco 78 38 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.87% 3.33% 6.63%
As % of the Vendors category 10.96% 8.12% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 63
Wales median daily rate £400 £192 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.17% -45.10% +7.69%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £214
90th Percentile £530 £375 £470
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Wales median hourly rate £42.00 - £21.50
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.04% +18.93%

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 712 468 546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.47% 41.02% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 317 354
Wales median daily rate £413 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £205
90th Percentile £588 £528 £571
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 24 35
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.76% +7.41% -1.46%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.15 £10.20
90th Percentile £37.37 £24.17 £50.45
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
% change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -1 67 £425 +121.18% 14
West Wales +11 4 £375 - 2
North Wales +3 2 £463 +131.25%
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 48 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (56.41%) Security Cleared
3 40 (51.28%) SC Cleared
4 36 (46.15%) Firewall
5 27 (34.62%) CCNP
6 24 (30.77%) Juniper
7 23 (29.49%) CCNA
8 20 (25.64%) CheckPoint
9 18 (23.08%) Network Design
10 16 (20.51%) LAN
11 15 (19.23%) WAN
12 13 (16.67%) PKI
12 13 (16.67%) Unified Communications
13 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.38%) VPN
14 11 (14.10%) VoIP
14 11 (14.10%) Wireless
14 11 (14.10%) Polycom
14 11 (14.10%) Telepresence
15 10 (12.82%) Skype
15 10 (12.82%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (12.82%) Skype for Business
15 10 (12.82%) Junos
15 10 (12.82%) Network Security
15 10 (12.82%) Video\Live Streaming
15 10 (12.82%) MS Exchange
16 9 (11.54%) C
16 9 (11.54%) IP Telephony

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 10 (12.82%) MS Exchange
1 10 (12.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.15%) Firewall
2 16 (20.51%) LAN
3 15 (19.23%) WAN
4 13 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 12 (15.38%) VPN
6 11 (14.10%) Telepresence
6 11 (14.10%) VoIP
6 11 (14.10%) Wireless
7 10 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (12.82%) Junos
7 10 (12.82%) Network Security
7 10 (12.82%) Skype
8 9 (11.54%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (11.54%) IP Telephony
9 5 (6.41%) H.323
9 5 (6.41%) MPLS
10 4 (5.13%) Internet
10 4 (5.13%) VLAN
11 2 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
1 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (52.56%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) Architect
3 12 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Design Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) IP Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) IP Telephony Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Telephony Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Network Architect
7 7 (8.97%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Designer
11 3 (3.85%) Field Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Network Designer
11 3 (3.85%) Network Field Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) System Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) PKI
2 10 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (12.82%) Video\Live Streaming
3 7 (8.97%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.56%) Handset
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.56%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Network Design
2 8 (10.26%) Migration
2 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (8.97%) ITIL
4 6 (7.69%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 5 (6.41%) Change Control
5 5 (6.41%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.13%) Six Sigma
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.85%) MODAF
7 3 (3.85%) Proactive Management
7 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.56%) Business Development
8 2 (2.56%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.56%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.28%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) C
2 2 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (56.41%) Security Cleared
3 40 (51.28%) SC Cleared
4 27 (34.62%) CCNP
5 23 (29.49%) CCNA
6 8 (10.26%) HNC
7 5 (6.41%) Degree
8 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.85%) CLAS
9 3 (3.85%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.56%) CCIE
10 2 (2.56%) CCSA
10 2 (2.56%) CCSE
10 2 (2.56%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.28%) CCIE Security
11 1 (1.28%) HND
11 1 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) NFS
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Juniper
2 20 (25.64%) CheckPoint
3 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.10%) Polycom
5 7 (8.97%) HP
6 6 (7.69%) VMware
7 4 (5.13%) Avaya
8 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.56%) Mitel
9 2 (2.56%) Nortel
10 1 (1.28%) Brocade
10 1 (1.28%) F5
10 1 (1.28%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.28%) McAfee
10 1 (1.28%) Meraki
10 1 (1.28%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.28%) Sophos