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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 28 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 42 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.28% 4.26% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 9.91% 8.52% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £242 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £495 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £33.50 £17.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.64% +91.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.08%
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
424 305 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.33% 50.00% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 147 159
Average daily rate £360 £333 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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
Welwyn Garden City -1 9 £450 - 2
Watford -5 9 £375 +32.74% 5
Hemel Hempstead 0 7 £470 +46.87% 4
Rickmansworth - 2 £400 -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 39 (39.39%) Firewall
2 33 (33.33%) HP
3 30 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (27.27%) Windows
5 26 (26.26%) VMware
6 24 (24.24%) ITIL
7 22 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 21 (21.21%) F5
9 20 (20.20%) Juniper
10 19 (19.19%) Project Management
11 18 (18.18%) Citrix
11 18 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (17.17%) SAN
12 17 (17.17%) Active Directory
12 17 (17.17%) CCNA
12 17 (17.17%) DNS
13 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
14 14 (14.14%) NetApp
14 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (14.14%) Linux
14 14 (14.14%) LAN
14 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (14.14%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (13.13%) WAN
15 13 (13.13%) DHCP
16 12 (12.12%) CCNP
16 12 (12.12%) EMC
16 12 (12.12%) Brocade
17 11 (11.11%) Network Design

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.03%) Apache
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) Lync
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
1 2 (2.02%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.39%) Firewall
2 18 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (17.17%) DNS
3 17 (17.17%) SAN
4 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
5 14 (14.14%) LAN
5 14 (14.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (13.13%) WAN
6 13 (13.13%) DHCP
7 11 (11.11%) Network Security
8 9 (9.09%) NAS
9 7 (7.07%) BGP
10 5 (5.05%) MPLS
10 5 (5.05%) OSPF
10 5 (5.05%) LDAP
10 5 (5.05%) VPN
10 5 (5.05%) Internet
11 4 (4.04%) Wireless
12 3 (3.03%) SSH
12 3 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.01%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.01%) Gerrit
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (20.20%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.16%) Architect
3 14 (14.14%) Consultant
4 12 (12.12%) Network Architect
5 10 (10.10%) Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.08%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (7.07%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.05%) Telephony Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Storage Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) Middleware
2 4 (4.04%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) COM
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.01%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) PKI
3 4 (4.04%) Celerra
3 4 (4.04%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (4.04%) Replication
3 4 (4.04%) CLARiiON
3 4 (4.04%) Symmetrix
3 4 (4.04%) EMC Centera
3 4 (4.04%) EMC VNX
3 4 (4.04%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.02%) DTV
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Windows
2 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (14.14%) Linux
3 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (10.10%) UNIX
5 9 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 9 (9.09%) Android
6 8 (8.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (7.07%) Solaris
8 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.04%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.01%) HPUX
11 1 (1.01%) SUSE
11 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) ITIL
2 19 (19.19%) Project Management
3 11 (11.11%) Network Design
4 8 (8.08%) Change Management
5 6 (6.06%) Migration
6 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.04%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.04%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.04%) High Availability
7 3 (3.03%) SIEM
7 3 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.03%) Network Management
7 3 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.02%) Service Management
8 2 (2.02%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.02%) Validation
8 2 (2.02%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) C
1 4 (4.04%) Perl
1 4 (4.04%) Python
2 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.03%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) Bourne shell
2 3 (3.03%) C-shell
3 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.01%) R
3 1 (1.01%) VBScript
3 1 (1.01%) Korn
3 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (17.17%) CCNA
3 12 (12.12%) CCNP
4 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.06%) CCDP
6 4 (4.04%) Degree
6 4 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.03%) MCSE
7 3 (3.03%) CCIE
7 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.02%) ISEB
8 2 (2.02%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.01%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.01%) MCITP
9 1 (1.01%) RHCE
9 1 (1.01%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (17.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.10%) XenApp
4 8 (8.08%) vSphere
4 8 (8.08%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.08%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.03%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.02%) Xen
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.01%) Firmware
7 1 (1.01%) Snort
7 1 (1.01%) vCloud
7 1 (1.01%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (4.04%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (2.02%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.01%) SCCM
5 1 (1.01%) SCOM
5 1 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.01%) OpenView
5 1 (1.01%) Puppet
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.01%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.01%) RANCID
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) HP
2 26 (26.26%) VMware
3 21 (21.21%) F5
4 20 (20.20%) Juniper
5 18 (18.18%) Citrix
6 14 (14.14%) NetApp
7 12 (12.12%) EMC
7 12 (12.12%) Brocade
8 11 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 10 (10.10%) Dell
10 8 (8.08%) Red Hat
10 8 (8.08%) Apple
10 8 (8.08%) Blue Coat
11 6 (6.06%) Oracle
12 5 (5.05%) Sun
12 5 (5.05%) IBM
12 5 (5.05%) BMC
12 5 (5.05%) 3PAR
12 5 (5.05%) Verint
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