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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
UK / Wales
Rank 16 36 41
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 57 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.09% 6.46% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 16.38% 15.02% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 13
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -7.95%  

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 348 293 331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 49.36% 43.02% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 173 181
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +36.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +23 51 £300 +9.09% 5
West Wales -12 5 £325 -40.90%
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 63 (62.38%) Firewall
2 51 (50.50%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (37.62%) Windows
4 37 (36.63%) Security Cleared
5 36 (35.64%) Microsoft
6 35 (34.65%) CCNA
7 34 (33.66%) SC Cleared
8 32 (31.68%) LAN
8 32 (31.68%) ITIL
9 29 (28.71%) Active Directory
10 28 (27.72%) WAN
11 26 (25.74%) VMware
11 26 (25.74%) Windows Server
12 25 (24.75%) CCNP
13 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
14 18 (17.82%) HP
15 17 (16.83%) Intel Security
15 17 (16.83%) F5
16 15 (14.85%) HP Data Protector
16 15 (14.85%) CheckPoint
17 14 (13.86%) Internet
17 14 (13.86%) Tivoli
17 14 (13.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
17 14 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (13.86%) Blue Coat
17 14 (13.86%) Fortinet
18 13 (12.87%) Cisco ASA
19 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
19 12 (11.88%) Change Control

Cisco
Top Related 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 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.97%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.92%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) assyst
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 63 (62.38%) Firewall
2 32 (31.68%) LAN
3 28 (27.72%) WAN
4 14 (13.86%) Internet
5 13 (12.87%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (10.89%) Network Security
7 10 (9.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (9.90%) VoIP
7 10 (9.90%) VPN
8 9 (8.91%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (8.91%) Wireless
9 6 (5.94%) BGP
9 6 (5.94%) EIGRP
10 5 (4.95%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (4.95%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.96%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (3.96%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.96%) OSPF
11 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
12 3 (2.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (3.96%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (52.48%) Network Engineer
2 20 (19.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Support Engineer
5 14 (13.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (11.88%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (10.89%) Technical Support
8 8 (7.92%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Voice Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Network Security Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (3.96%) Firewall Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Installations Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Juniper Engineer
13 3 (2.97%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.97%) PKI
3 2 (1.98%) CESG
3 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) Windows
2 26 (25.74%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
4 11 (10.89%) Linux
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.99%) Unix
9 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) ITIL
2 12 (11.88%) Change Control
3 6 (5.94%) Information Security
3 6 (5.94%) Load Balancing
3 6 (5.94%) SIEM
4 5 (4.95%) Process Improvement
4 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.96%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (2.97%) Business Development
6 3 (2.97%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.97%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (2.97%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.97%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (2.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (2.97%) Project Governance
6 3 (2.97%) Software Licensing
6 3 (2.97%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (2.97%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (2.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) C
2 2 (1.98%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 51 (50.50%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (36.63%) Security Cleared
3 35 (34.65%) CCNA
4 34 (33.66%) SC Cleared
5 25 (24.75%) CCNP
6 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (10.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (4.95%) CCIP
9 4 (3.96%) CCDP
9 4 (3.96%) CCVP
10 3 (2.97%) CISSP
11 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.98%) CCIE
11 2 (1.98%) CISM
11 2 (1.98%) Degree
11 2 (1.98%) GIAC
11 2 (1.98%) HNC
12 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.99%) MCITP
12 1 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) SLA
2 7 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 29 (28.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.91%) ProxySG
4 5 (4.95%) pfSense
4 5 (4.95%) Snort
5 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (14.85%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (13.86%) Tivoli
2 14 (13.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.96%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.97%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.97%) Nessus
4 3 (2.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.99%) SCCM
6 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (35.64%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.74%) VMware
3 18 (17.82%) HP
4 17 (16.83%) F5
4 17 (16.83%) Intel Security
5 15 (14.85%) CheckPoint
6 14 (13.86%) Blue Coat
6 14 (13.86%) Fortinet
7 9 (8.91%) Avaya
7 9 (8.91%) Juniper
8 5 (4.95%) Citrix
8 5 (4.95%) Riverbed
9 4 (3.96%) Polycom
10 3 (2.97%) Genesys
10 3 (2.97%) NICE Systems
10 3 (2.97%) ScanSafe
10 3 (2.97%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.97%) Splunk
10 3 (2.97%) Symantec
10 3 (2.97%) Vyatta