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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 12 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 53 68 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.31% 10.56% 6.71%
As % of the Vendors category 16.16% 18.99% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 24
Median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
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
328 358 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.41% 55.59% 54.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 170 239
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £7.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.76 £36.00 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Welwyn Garden City 0 12 £450 -9.09%
Stevenage +6 10 £430 +152.94%
St Albans +3 4 £300 +20.00% 1
Watford -8 3 £220 -48.23% 4
Hemel Hempstead -13 2 £525 +10.52% 1
Welwyn - 2 - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 62 (51.24%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (44.63%) Firewall
3 47 (38.84%) CheckPoint
3 47 (38.84%) DNS
4 46 (38.02%) Juniper
5 36 (29.75%) CCNA
5 36 (29.75%) LAN
6 30 (24.79%) Security Cleared
7 28 (23.14%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (23.14%) SC Cleared
8 27 (22.31%) F5
9 26 (21.49%) VPN
10 25 (20.66%) DHCP
10 25 (20.66%) Network Security
10 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
11 23 (19.01%) Linux
12 22 (18.18%) WAN
13 21 (17.36%) CCNP
14 18 (14.88%) Blue Coat
15 17 (14.05%) Wireless
15 17 (14.05%) VMware
16 16 (13.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 16 (13.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 15 (12.40%) MPLS
18 13 (10.74%) CCIE
18 13 (10.74%) BIG-IP
19 12 (9.92%) nginx
19 12 (9.92%) FreeRADIUS
19 12 (9.92%) Apache
19 12 (9.92%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (9.92%) Apache
1 12 (9.92%) nginx
2 6 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.65%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (44.63%) Firewall
2 47 (38.84%) DNS
3 36 (29.75%) LAN
4 28 (23.14%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (21.49%) VPN
6 25 (20.66%) DHCP
6 25 (20.66%) Network Security
7 22 (18.18%) WAN
8 17 (14.05%) Wireless
9 16 (13.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 16 (13.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 15 (12.40%) MPLS
11 13 (10.74%) BIG-IP
12 12 (9.92%) OSPF
13 11 (9.09%) BGP
14 10 (8.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
14 10 (8.26%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (4.96%) EIGRP
15 6 (4.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.31%) MySQL
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 8 (6.61%) Banking
1 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.79%) Local Government
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Finance
5 2 (1.65%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (46.28%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.36%) Consultant
3 14 (11.57%) Network Consultant
4 10 (8.26%) Network Support
5 9 (7.44%) Architect
5 9 (7.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Administrator
6 8 (6.61%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Network Specialist
7 7 (5.79%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.79%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (4.13%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) LAMP
2 5 (4.13%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (3.31%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (2.48%) XMPP
5 2 (1.65%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.48%) NHS
2 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.83%) BYOD
3 1 (0.83%) Clustering
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.83%) e-Health
3 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
3 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.83%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Linux
2 6 (4.96%) Windows
3 4 (3.31%) Unix
4 3 (2.48%) CentOS
4 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.09%) ITIL
2 9 (7.44%) Presales
3 8 (6.61%) Network Design
4 7 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (5.79%) Network Management
5 5 (4.13%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (4.13%) Project Management
6 4 (3.31%) DevOps
6 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.48%) Change Control
7 3 (2.48%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.48%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.48%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.48%) Network Architecture
7 3 (2.48%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.48%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.48%) Time Management
8 2 (1.65%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.13%) Java
1 5 (4.13%) PHP
1 5 (4.13%) Python
2 4 (3.31%) Perl
2 4 (3.31%) Ruby
3 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.48%) SQL
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 62 (51.24%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (29.75%) CCNA
3 30 (24.79%) Security Cleared
4 28 (23.14%) SC Cleared
5 21 (17.36%) CCNP
6 13 (10.74%) CCIE
7 4 (3.31%) CCDP
8 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.65%) CCA
9 2 (1.65%) CCENT
9 2 (1.65%) CCSA
9 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.65%) MCSE
9 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.65%) PMP
10 1 (0.83%) Degree
10 1 (0.83%) MCITP
10 1 (0.83%) MCTS
10 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) FreeRADIUS
2 10 (8.26%) vSphere
3 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.31%) iptables
5 4 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.48%) Firmware
7 2 (1.65%) NFS
8 1 (0.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) Nagios
1 12 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.96%) Graphite
2 6 (4.96%) logstash
3 4 (3.31%) Ansible
3 4 (3.31%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (3.31%) Puppet
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.48%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.83%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.83%) Simpana
Vendors
1 47 (38.84%) CheckPoint
2 46 (38.02%) Juniper
3 27 (22.31%) F5
4 18 (14.88%) Blue Coat
5 17 (14.05%) VMware
6 7 (5.79%) Meraki
6 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.96%) Aruba
7 6 (4.96%) HP
7 6 (4.96%) Sourcefire
8 5 (4.13%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.31%) Brocade
9 4 (3.31%) EMC
9 4 (3.31%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.31%) NetApp
9 4 (3.31%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (2.48%) Citrix
10 3 (2.48%) Forcepoint
10 3 (2.48%) IronPort
10 3 (2.48%) Red Hat