The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hertfordshire region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 30 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 26 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.23% 2.94% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 8.50% 5.59% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 17
Average daily rate
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£320 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.47 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.75% +12.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
306 322 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.76% 52.53% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 156 135
Average daily rate £325 £355 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 42
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.20 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £39.90 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
Cisco
East of England

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 9 July 2014.

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 9 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 6 £283 -19.28% 6
Hemel Hempstead +5 5 £320 -
Potters Bar 0 2 £525 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 2
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 24 (46.15%) Firewall
2 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (23.08%) Wireless
4 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 12 (23.08%) WAN
4 12 (23.08%) ITIL
5 11 (21.15%) LAN
5 11 (21.15%) VPN
5 11 (21.15%) CCNP
6 9 (17.31%) HP
6 9 (17.31%) Juniper
6 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
6 9 (17.31%) VMware
7 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (15.38%) CCNA
8 7 (13.46%) SQL
8 7 (13.46%) MPLS
8 7 (13.46%) Network Security
9 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
9 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.54%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (11.54%) EMC
10 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.62%) DNS
10 5 (9.62%) IBM
10 5 (9.62%) Microsoft

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Lync
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) SAS
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) Firewall
2 15 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (23.08%) Wireless
3 12 (23.08%) WAN
4 11 (21.15%) LAN
4 11 (21.15%) VPN
5 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (13.46%) MPLS
6 7 (13.46%) Network Security
7 5 (9.62%) DNS
7 5 (9.62%) Internet
7 5 (9.62%) SAN
7 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (9.62%) OSPF
7 5 (9.62%) BGP
8 4 (7.69%) 4G
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (7.69%) EIGRP
8 4 (7.69%) VoIP
8 4 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MS Access
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Network Support
3 8 (15.38%) Cisco Support
4 7 (13.46%) Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Security Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Network Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) Backup Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.85%) XMPP
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) J2EE
2 1 (1.92%) VXML
2 1 (1.92%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.77%) Statistics
1 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.85%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) iPhone
3 1 (1.92%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Solaris
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) AIX
4 1 (1.92%) HPUX
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.77%) Project Management
3 3 (5.77%) Migration
3 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
3 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
4 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 2 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
4 2 (3.85%) Network Design
4 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.85%) Change Management
4 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.92%) ERP
5 1 (1.92%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) Tcl
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.15%) CCNP
3 8 (15.38%) CCNA
4 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.69%) Degree
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.77%) CCSA
7 2 (3.85%) NCDA
7 2 (3.85%) CCSE
7 2 (3.85%) MCSE
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CCIE
8 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.92%) MBA
8 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.92%) MCITP
8 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.92%) VCAP
8 1 (1.92%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.92%) Xen
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.77%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) HP
1 9 (17.31%) Juniper
1 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
1 9 (17.31%) VMware
2 6 (11.54%) EMC
3 5 (9.62%) IBM
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) SolarWinds
4 4 (7.69%) F5
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (5.77%) Fortinet
5 3 (5.77%) Aruba
6 2 (3.85%) Veeam
6 2 (3.85%) Infoblox
6 2 (3.85%) WatchGuard
6 2 (3.85%) Brocade
6 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) Hitachi
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