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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 25 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 38 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.71% 4.31% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 9.90% 8.74% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 8
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£450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £220 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -15.47%
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
384 309 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 57.66% 49.36% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 153 160
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £186 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £20.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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
Watford +9 8 £350 +7.69% 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 5 £600 +60.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City +3 3 £368 +14.39%
Rickmansworth - 3 £525 -
Stevenage - 2 £510 - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £195 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (28.92%) Firewall
3 23 (27.71%) ITIL
4 16 (19.28%) WAN
4 16 (19.28%) CCNA
4 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
4 16 (19.28%) F5
5 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
5 15 (18.07%) CCNP
6 14 (16.87%) Windows
7 13 (15.66%) LAN
8 12 (14.46%) Linux
8 12 (14.46%) Finance
8 12 (14.46%) VMware
9 11 (13.25%) Migration
9 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
10 10 (12.05%) Wireless
10 10 (12.05%) Network Design
11 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (10.84%) NetApp
11 9 (10.84%) CCDP
12 8 (9.64%) EMC
12 8 (9.64%) BMC
12 8 (9.64%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (9.64%) Middleware
12 8 (9.64%) CheckPoint
12 8 (9.64%) Solaris
12 8 (9.64%) Oracle
12 8 (9.64%) WebLogic
12 8 (9.64%) Project Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (9.64%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) Lync
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Project
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) Firewall
2 16 (19.28%) WAN
3 13 (15.66%) LAN
4 10 (12.05%) Wireless
5 8 (9.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (8.43%) VLAN
7 5 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.02%) VPN
7 5 (6.02%) DNS
8 4 (4.82%) LDAP
8 4 (4.82%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (4.82%) BIG-IP
9 3 (3.61%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.61%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.61%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.61%) VoIP
9 3 (3.61%) WLAN
9 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.61%) MPLS
9 3 (3.61%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Games
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.05%) Architect
3 10 (12.05%) Senior Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Network Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Senior Network Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Cabling Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Lead Network Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) REST
2 3 (3.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) WAP
3 1 (1.20%) CGI
3 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Replication
2 3 (3.61%) Online Games
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) Open Source
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) e-Health
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Solaris
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.61%) Android
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) Migration
3 10 (12.05%) Network Design
4 8 (9.64%) Project Management
4 8 (9.64%) Coaching
5 7 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.61%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.41%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.41%) Quality Management
11 1 (1.20%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.20%) Change Management
11 1 (1.20%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.20%) Matrix Management
11 1 (1.20%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) VBScript
2 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.28%) CCNA
2 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
3 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
3 15 (18.07%) CCNP
4 9 (10.84%) CCDP
5 6 (7.23%) CCIE
6 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.41%) CCIP
9 1 (1.20%) ISEB
9 1 (1.20%) CCSE
9 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) vSphere
2 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.82%) NFS
2 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.61%) vCloud
4 1 (1.20%) VMFS
4 1 (1.20%) Firmware
4 1 (1.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (6.02%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.61%) Puppet
3 3 (3.61%) SCOM
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) F5
2 12 (14.46%) VMware
3 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.84%) NetApp
5 8 (9.64%) CheckPoint
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle
5 8 (9.64%) EMC
5 8 (9.64%) BMC
6 6 (7.23%) HP
6 6 (7.23%) Dell
6 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.02%) Citrix
8 4 (4.82%) Juniper
9 3 (3.61%) McAfee
9 3 (3.61%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.20%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.20%) Mitel
10 1 (1.20%) Nokia
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