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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 19 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 43 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.46% 6.58% 3.69%
As % of the Vendors category 12.84% 11.59% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 17
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £284 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £458 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £17.25 £9.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -73.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +36.36%
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
335 440 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.30% 56.77% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 213 153
Median daily rate £425 £364 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £283 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 28
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.43 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -31.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +4 11 £454 +40.01% 2
Stevenage +6 8 - - 1
Watford +1 5 £375 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -3 5 £400 -9.34% 3
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (35.87%) LAN
2 29 (31.52%) Firewall
3 28 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (29.35%) ITIL
5 26 (28.26%) WAN
6 24 (26.09%) Wireless
7 23 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 23 (25.00%) F5
8 22 (23.91%) DNS
8 22 (23.91%) CheckPoint
9 20 (21.74%) HP
10 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
10 19 (20.65%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (19.57%) CCNA
11 18 (19.57%) Juniper
12 16 (17.39%) Blue Coat
13 15 (16.30%) Network Security
13 15 (16.30%) Aruba
13 15 (16.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 15 (16.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 15 (16.30%) Meraki
13 15 (16.30%) MPLS
14 14 (15.22%) CCNP
14 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.22%) BIG-IP
15 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
15 13 (14.13%) 4G
15 13 (14.13%) 3G
15 13 (14.13%) VMware
16 12 (13.04%) Active Directory

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 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) Office 365
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.87%) LAN
2 29 (31.52%) Firewall
3 26 (28.26%) WAN
4 24 (26.09%) Wireless
5 23 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 22 (23.91%) DNS
7 19 (20.65%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (16.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 15 (16.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (16.30%) MPLS
8 15 (16.30%) Network Security
9 14 (15.22%) BIG-IP
10 13 (14.13%) 3G
10 13 (14.13%) 4G
11 11 (11.96%) LTE
12 10 (10.87%) VPN
13 9 (9.78%) VLAN
13 9 (9.78%) WLAN
14 8 (8.70%) ISDN
14 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) MS Access
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (8.70%) Advertising
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco Support
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Network Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Network Support
8 5 (5.43%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) XMPP
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.43%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.43%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.26%) iSeries
3 3 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.17%) e-Health
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) PMI
5 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) Unix
3 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.09%) AIX
5 1 (1.09%) HPUX
5 1 (1.09%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) ITIL
2 9 (9.78%) Network Design
2 9 (9.78%) Project Management
3 8 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (7.61%) Network Management
5 6 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.43%) Service Management
7 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.35%) Migration
8 3 (3.26%) Facilities Management
8 3 (3.26%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.26%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.26%) Validation
9 2 (2.17%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.17%) Change Control
9 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.17%) Trend Analysis
10 1 (1.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.09%) High Availability
10 1 (1.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) C
1 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.57%) CCNA
3 14 (15.22%) CCNP
3 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
4 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (7.61%) Degree
7 5 (5.43%) CCIE
7 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.35%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.35%) JNCIE
8 4 (4.35%) JNCIP
8 4 (4.35%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.17%) CISSP
9 2 (2.17%) CWNA
9 2 (2.17%) CWNE
9 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.09%) CCDA
10 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.43%) vSphere
4 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.17%) XenApp
4 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) Bacula
2 3 (3.26%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.09%) Endace
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) F5
2 22 (23.91%) CheckPoint
3 20 (21.74%) HP
4 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
5 18 (19.57%) Juniper
6 16 (17.39%) Blue Coat
7 15 (16.30%) Aruba
7 15 (16.30%) Meraki
8 13 (14.13%) VMware
9 9 (9.78%) Citrix
10 5 (5.43%) EMC
10 5 (5.43%) Nortel
10 5 (5.43%) Siemens
11 4 (4.35%) Google
11 4 (4.35%) NetApp
11 4 (4.35%) Palo Alto
11 4 (4.35%) Remedy
11 4 (4.35%) Tandberg
12 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.26%) Splunk
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