Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 20 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 100 93 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.81% 7.11% 6.48%
As % of the Vendors category 13.61% 14.93% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 66 56
Wales median daily rate £375 £250 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -21.26% -2.31%
10th Percentile £160 £168 £130
90th Percentile £484 £444 £438
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Wales median hourly rate £33.78 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.49% +72.84% +19.12%
10th Percentile £13.20 £32.50 £12.41
90th Percentile £42.00 £37.50 £23.88
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £24.86 £22.63
% change year-on-year -19.55% +9.88% +7.10%

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 735 623 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 50.03% 47.63% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 417 327
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £225 £175 £182
90th Percentile £560 £538 £504
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 53 22
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +7.41% -1.46%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £37.08 £32.00 £22.66
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% -6.76% +5.71%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -9 90 £375 +50.00% 12
West Wales +11 3 £350 +7.69% 2
North Wales +3 2 £463 +131.25% 1
Cisco
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 57 (57.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 47 (47.00%) SC Cleared
4 42 (42.00%) Firewall
5 34 (34.00%) CCNP
6 24 (24.00%) CCNA
6 24 (24.00%) CheckPoint
7 22 (22.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (19.00%) WAN
8 19 (19.00%) LAN
8 19 (19.00%) Juniper
8 19 (19.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (18.00%) Wireless
9 18 (18.00%) VoIP
10 17 (17.00%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (17.00%) Unified Communications
11 16 (16.00%) ITIL
11 16 (16.00%) VMware
12 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 15 (15.00%) Windows
12 15 (15.00%) VPN
12 15 (15.00%) Skype for Business
12 15 (15.00%) Cisco ISE
12 15 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (14.00%) Telepresence
13 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
13 14 (14.00%) Cisco CUCM
13 14 (14.00%) Skype
13 14 (14.00%) C
13 14 (14.00%) Video\Live Streaming

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 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 15 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.00%) Firewall
2 19 (19.00%) LAN
2 19 (19.00%) WAN
3 18 (18.00%) VoIP
3 18 (18.00%) Wireless
4 17 (17.00%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (17.00%) Unified Communications
5 15 (15.00%) Cisco ISE
5 15 (15.00%) VPN
6 14 (14.00%) Skype
6 14 (14.00%) Telepresence
7 13 (13.00%) IP Telephony
8 12 (12.00%) Network Security
9 10 (10.00%) Junos
10 7 (7.00%) DNS
10 7 (7.00%) H.323
11 6 (6.00%) DHCP
11 6 (6.00%) MPLS
12 5 (5.00%) VLAN
13 3 (3.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) CF BOSH
General
1 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (48.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Design Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) IP Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.00%) Network Support
10 4 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (14.00%) PKI
2 14 (14.00%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (14.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.00%) Fintech
6 2 (2.00%) Handset
7 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.00%) Linux
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) Unix
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.00%) ITIL
2 13 (13.00%) Network Design
3 12 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (10.00%) Migration
4 10 (10.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 8 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.00%) Change Control
7 5 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.00%) Six Sigma
8 4 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.00%) Proactive Management
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.00%) Ticket Management
9 3 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.00%) MODAF
9 3 (3.00%) SIEM
10 2 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) C
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (57.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 47 (47.00%) SC Cleared
4 34 (34.00%) CCNP
5 24 (24.00%) CCNA
6 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.00%) Degree
7 5 (5.00%) HNC
8 4 (4.00%) CCIE
9 3 (3.00%) CISSP
9 3 (3.00%) CLAS
9 3 (3.00%) JNCIP
9 3 (3.00%) MCSA
9 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.00%) CCDP
10 2 (2.00%) CCVP
10 2 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.00%) HND
11 1 (1.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.00%) vSphere
4 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.00%) Docker
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.00%) Ansible
4 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.00%) Nessus
4 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.00%) Puppet
5 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (24.00%) CheckPoint
2 22 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (19.00%) Juniper
4 16 (16.00%) VMware
5 14 (14.00%) Polycom
6 7 (7.00%) Remedy
7 5 (5.00%) Citrix
8 4 (4.00%) Dell
8 4 (4.00%) HP
8 4 (4.00%) Splunk
9 3 (3.00%) F5
9 3 (3.00%) Mitel
10 2 (2.00%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.00%) BT
10 2 (2.00%) Darktrace
10 2 (2.00%) FireEye
10 2 (2.00%) McAfee
10 2 (2.00%) Tripwire
10 2 (2.00%) Vyatta
11 1 (1.00%) Palo Alto