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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 27 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 35 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.67% 5.78% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 12.87% 12.60% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 18
Median daily rate £180 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.66% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £20.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +28.20%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 272 254 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 44.08% 45.85% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 153 203
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 14
Median hourly rate £16.07 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.03% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 32 £180 -45.86% 5
North Wales 0 1 £200 -40.74%
West Wales -6 1 - - 2
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 57 (62.64%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (57.14%) Firewall
3 47 (51.65%) CCNA
4 46 (50.55%) ITIL
5 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
6 34 (37.36%) Windows
7 33 (36.26%) Active Directory
8 32 (35.16%) VMware
9 27 (29.67%) HP
9 27 (29.67%) Windows Server
10 26 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
11 23 (25.27%) SLA
11 23 (25.27%) Tivoli
11 23 (25.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 22 (24.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 19 (20.88%) Internet
13 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
14 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
14 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (18.68%) MS Exchange
15 15 (16.48%) CCNP
15 15 (16.48%) WAN
15 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (15.38%) LAN
16 14 (15.38%) Juniper
17 13 (14.29%) Citrix
17 13 (14.29%) Linux
18 12 (13.19%) Blue Coat
18 12 (13.19%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (13.19%) F5

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 17 (18.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) Avid Audio
2 1 (1.10%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (57.14%) Firewall
2 19 (20.88%) Internet
3 15 (16.48%) WAN
4 14 (15.38%) LAN
5 12 (13.19%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (12.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (9.89%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (9.89%) VoIP
7 9 (9.89%) Wireless
8 8 (8.79%) Network Security
9 6 (6.59%) VPN
10 5 (5.49%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (3.30%) BGP
11 3 (3.30%) EIGRP
11 3 (3.30%) FCoE
11 3 (3.30%) PSTN
11 3 (3.30%) Skype
12 2 (2.20%) IPv6
12 2 (2.20%) MPLS
12 2 (2.20%) WLAN
General
1 3 (3.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (49.45%) Network Engineer
2 31 (34.07%) Support Engineer
3 20 (21.98%) Technical Support
4 19 (20.88%) Technical Engineer
5 16 (17.58%) Technical Support Engineer
6 13 (14.29%) Network Support
6 13 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (10.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) Server Engineer
11 7 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (7.69%) Server Support
12 6 (6.59%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (6.59%) Security Engineer
12 6 (6.59%) Server Support Engineer
13 4 (4.40%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 4 (4.40%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) COM
1 1 (1.10%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.10%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) Windows
2 27 (29.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.29%) Linux
4 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.40%) AIX
7 3 (3.30%) Solaris
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.55%) ITIL
2 6 (6.59%) Change Control
3 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
3 5 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (5.49%) Service Management
4 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.30%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (3.30%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.30%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (2.20%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.20%) Contact Management
6 2 (2.20%) ITSM
6 2 (2.20%) Network Design
6 2 (2.20%) Network Management
6 2 (2.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.10%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.10%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.10%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.20%) Lisp
2 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (62.64%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (51.65%) CCNA
3 22 (24.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
5 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
6 15 (16.48%) CCNP
7 5 (5.49%) CCIE
8 4 (4.40%) CCVP
9 3 (3.30%) CCIP
10 2 (2.20%) CCDP
10 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.10%) CCENT
11 1 (1.10%) Degree
11 1 (1.10%) HNC
11 1 (1.10%) MCITP
11 1 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.27%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 33 (36.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.79%) ProxySG
4 5 (5.49%) pfSense
4 5 (5.49%) Snort
5 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
2 23 (25.27%) Tivoli
2 23 (25.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.40%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.40%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.30%) HAProxy
4 3 (3.30%) Nagios
4 3 (3.30%) NetApp OnCommand
4 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.10%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.16%) VMware
3 27 (29.67%) HP
4 14 (15.38%) Juniper
5 13 (14.29%) Citrix
6 12 (13.19%) Blue Coat
6 12 (13.19%) F5
7 9 (9.89%) McAfee
8 8 (8.79%) CheckPoint
9 7 (7.69%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.49%) Avaya
11 4 (4.40%) Polycom
12 3 (3.30%) Brocade
12 3 (3.30%) EMC
12 3 (3.30%) NetApp
12 3 (3.30%) Oracle
12 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.30%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.30%) Vyatta
13 2 (2.20%) Remedy
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