The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 21 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 56 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.88% 4.78% 4.02%
As % of the Vendors category 14.40% 9.82% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £535 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.00 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £15.00 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
Cisco
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
389 387 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.79% 48.68% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 222 145
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 23
Average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% -36.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.55 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.75 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Hertfordshire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Hertfordshire region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +2 10 £250 -56.04% 1
Stevenage +2 10 - -
Welwyn Garden City -5 9 £600 +45.45%
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £400 -
St Albans - 2 £381 - 2
Watford -8 1 £450 +34.32% 4
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 46 (44.23%) Firewall
2 33 (31.73%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (29.81%) HP
3 31 (29.81%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (25.96%) Juniper
5 25 (24.04%) VMware
6 24 (23.08%) Windows
6 24 (23.08%) LAN
7 23 (22.12%) DNS
8 22 (21.15%) CCNA
9 21 (20.19%) Citrix
10 19 (18.27%) DHCP
10 19 (18.27%) ITIL
10 19 (18.27%) Blue Coat
11 16 (15.38%) SLA
11 16 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (15.38%) Data Centre
12 15 (14.42%) Active Directory
13 14 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (13.46%) SAN
13 14 (13.46%) CheckPoint
13 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
13 14 (13.46%) F5
14 13 (12.50%) WAN
14 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (11.54%) Brocade
15 12 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
15 12 (11.54%) CCNP
15 12 (11.54%) Telecoms

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.88%) IIS
1 3 (2.88%) Apache
1 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.96%) Lync
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (44.23%) Firewall
2 33 (31.73%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (23.08%) LAN
4 23 (22.12%) DNS
5 19 (18.27%) DHCP
6 16 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
7 14 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (13.46%) SAN
8 13 (12.50%) WAN
8 13 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (9.62%) FTP
11 9 (8.65%) BGP
12 8 (7.69%) VPN
12 8 (7.69%) WLAN
12 8 (7.69%) Network Security
13 7 (6.73%) NetScaler
13 7 (6.73%) OSPF
14 6 (5.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
1 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.96%) Gerrit
General
1 12 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.73%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Electronics
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.42%) Consultant
3 12 (11.54%) Architect
4 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.73%) Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (4.81%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.81%) Telephony Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) Web Services
1 4 (3.85%) XMPP
2 3 (2.88%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.92%) Middleware
3 2 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (0.96%) COM
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.81%) PKI
4 4 (3.85%) Replication
4 4 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.88%) Clustering
5 3 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) DTV
7 1 (0.96%) NHS
7 1 (0.96%) Celerra
7 1 (0.96%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.96%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.96%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.96%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.96%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.08%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.58%) Linux
4 10 (9.62%) UNIX
4 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.73%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.73%) Android
7 6 (5.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (2.88%) Solaris
11 1 (0.96%) HPUX
11 1 (0.96%) SUSE
11 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.27%) ITIL
2 12 (11.54%) Project Management
3 10 (9.62%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (8.65%) Change Management
5 8 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (6.73%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.77%) Network Design
7 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.81%) Migration
8 5 (4.81%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.85%) Network Management
9 4 (3.85%) High Availability
10 3 (2.88%) Fault Management
10 3 (2.88%) E-Commerce
11 2 (1.92%) Service Management
11 2 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.92%) Validation
11 2 (1.92%) Programme Management
11 2 (1.92%) Time Management
11 2 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) C
2 4 (3.85%) Perl
2 4 (3.85%) Python
3 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.88%) Bourne shell
3 3 (2.88%) C-shell
4 2 (1.92%) SQL
5 1 (0.96%) VBScript
5 1 (0.96%) Korn
5 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (29.81%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (21.15%) CCNA
3 12 (11.54%) CCNP
4 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.81%) Degree
7 4 (3.85%) HP ASE
8 3 (2.88%) ISEB
8 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.88%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.88%) MCSE
8 3 (2.88%) CCIE
8 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.92%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.96%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.96%) MCITP
10 1 (0.96%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.96%) RHCE
10 1 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (14.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.58%) XenApp
3 8 (7.69%) vSphere
3 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.88%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.92%) Xen
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.96%) NFS
7 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.96%) vCloud
7 1 (0.96%) Firmware
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.96%) SCOM
4 1 (0.96%) Cacti
4 1 (0.96%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.96%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.96%) RANCID
Vendors
1 31 (29.81%) HP
2 27 (25.96%) Juniper
3 25 (24.04%) VMware
4 21 (20.19%) Citrix
5 19 (18.27%) Blue Coat
6 14 (13.46%) CheckPoint
6 14 (13.46%) F5
7 12 (11.54%) Brocade
8 11 (10.58%) Remedy
9 10 (9.62%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (9.62%) Websense
9 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
10 9 (8.65%) Dell
10 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.73%) Apple
11 7 (6.73%) NetApp
12 5 (4.81%) IBM
12 5 (4.81%) EMC
12 5 (4.81%) Fortinet
12 5 (4.81%) Verint
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