Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 36 32
Rank change year-on-year -29 -4 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 47 68 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.81% 5.25% 6.63%
As % of the Vendors category 6.68% 13.33% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 71
Wales median daily rate £360 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -17.24% +20.83%
10th Percentile £218 £155 £181
90th Percentile £530 £401 £469
UK median daily rate £400 £369 £388
% change year-on-year +8.47% -4.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Wales median hourly rate £14.04 £31.39 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.29% +55.01% -3.57%
10th Percentile £13.31 £17.98 £17.78
90th Percentile £14.76 £33.42 £22.33
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £21.28 £25.00
% change year-on-year +24.56% -14.90% +11.11%

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 704 510 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.03% 39.38% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 323 384
Wales median daily rate £434 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.23% -7.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £288 £163 £185
90th Percentile £625 £525 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 34 52
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +10.72% -18.42%
10th Percentile £10.09 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £30.53 £32.59 £59.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -30 44 £360 +20.00% 16
North Wales -3 1 £120 -34.25% 3
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 28 (59.57%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (38.30%) CheckPoint
3 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
3 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
4 16 (34.04%) CCNP
4 16 (34.04%) LAN
5 13 (27.66%) Wireless
6 12 (25.53%) WAN
7 11 (23.40%) CCNA
8 9 (19.15%) Juniper
9 8 (17.02%) MPLS
9 8 (17.02%) VPN
9 8 (17.02%) ITIL
9 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
9 8 (17.02%) Network Design
10 7 (14.89%) VoIP
10 7 (14.89%) HP
10 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
10 7 (14.89%) OSPF
10 7 (14.89%) BGP
10 7 (14.89%) Palo Alto
10 7 (14.89%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (12.77%) Skype for Business
11 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.77%) CCSE
11 6 (12.77%) Finance
11 6 (12.77%) CCSA
11 6 (12.77%) QA
11 6 (12.77%) iSCSI

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 6 (12.77%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (59.57%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) LAN
3 13 (27.66%) Wireless
4 12 (25.53%) WAN
5 8 (17.02%) MPLS
5 8 (17.02%) VPN
6 7 (14.89%) BGP
6 7 (14.89%) OSPF
6 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.89%) VoIP
7 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (12.77%) iSCSI
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (10.64%) Skype
9 4 (8.51%) Internet
10 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
10 2 (4.26%) Junos
10 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.13%) MS Access
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Designer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Architect
8 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) CESG
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Check Point GAiA
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
1 8 (17.02%) Network Design
2 7 (14.89%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.38%) Network Management
5 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.13%) Adaptive Security
6 1 (2.13%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.13%) Coaching
6 1 (2.13%) Content Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.13%) Network Packet Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Presales
6 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.13%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.13%) Service Design
6 1 (2.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
3 16 (34.04%) CCNP
4 11 (23.40%) CCNA
5 6 (12.77%) CCSA
5 6 (12.77%) CCSE
6 5 (10.64%) HNC
7 2 (4.26%) CCIE
7 2 (4.26%) CISSP
7 2 (4.26%) Degree
8 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.13%) CISMP
8 1 (2.13%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.13%) MCSE
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) NFS
3 1 (2.13%) vCloud
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) CheckPoint
2 9 (19.15%) Juniper
3 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
4 7 (14.89%) HP
4 7 (14.89%) Palo Alto
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.38%) Avaya
6 3 (6.38%) Intel
6 3 (6.38%) McAfee
6 3 (6.38%) Meraki
6 3 (6.38%) Mitel
7 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.26%) Dell
7 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.26%) Sophos
7 2 (4.26%) VMware
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) Nortel
8 1 (2.13%) Symantec