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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 32 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 38 22 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.82% 4.12% 5.81%
As % of the Vendors category 9.72% 7.46% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £258 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £26.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -32.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.63 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -2.80%
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
391 295 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.62% 55.24% 52.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 149 199
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 37
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.55 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £50.00 £34.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead +3 13 £569 -24.16% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £413 -
Watford -1 4 £335 -2.54% 4
Stevenage +1 3 £298 +183.33% 2
Potters Bar - 1 £525 -
St Albans - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 2
Abbots Langley - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (42.86%) Firewall
2 23 (36.51%) Windows
3 21 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (30.16%) ITIL
5 15 (23.81%) WAN
5 15 (23.81%) CCNP
6 14 (22.22%) SQL
7 13 (20.63%) LAN
7 13 (20.63%) Wireless
8 12 (19.05%) VPN
9 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
9 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
9 11 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
10 10 (15.87%) CCNA
10 10 (15.87%) VMware
10 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
11 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (14.29%) SolarWinds
12 7 (11.11%) Migration
12 7 (11.11%) HP
12 7 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (9.52%) Network Security
13 6 (9.52%) Juniper
13 6 (9.52%) WLAN
13 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
14 5 (7.94%) MPLS
14 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (7.94%) Oracle

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Lync
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.86%) Firewall
2 15 (23.81%) WAN
3 13 (20.63%) LAN
3 13 (20.63%) Wireless
4 12 (19.05%) VPN
5 11 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (9.52%) WLAN
6 6 (9.52%) Network Security
7 5 (7.94%) 4G
7 5 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (7.94%) MPLS
7 5 (7.94%) Internet
8 4 (6.35%) DNS
8 4 (6.35%) GPRS
9 3 (4.76%) VoIP
9 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.76%) DHCP
9 3 (4.76%) EIGRP
9 3 (4.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Network Support
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco Support
5 6 (9.52%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
1 2 (3.17%) XMPP
1 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.59%) J2EE
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Statistics
1 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) e-Health
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
3 1 (1.59%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) UNIX
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.59%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) HPUX
5 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (6.35%) Network Design
4 4 (6.35%) Resource Management
4 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.17%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (3.17%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.17%) CRM
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
7 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.59%) Validation
7 1 (1.59%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.59%) BCP
7 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) Perl
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (23.81%) CCNP
3 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
4 10 (15.87%) CCNA
5 5 (7.94%) Degree
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.76%) CCDP
7 3 (4.76%) CCSA
7 3 (4.76%) CCSE
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.59%) MCSE
8 1 (1.59%) CCIE
8 1 (1.59%) MBA
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) VMFS
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.59%) Xen
5 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) VMware
1 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
2 9 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 7 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (9.52%) Juniper
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix
7 3 (4.76%) EMC
7 3 (4.76%) IBM
7 3 (4.76%) Aruba
7 3 (4.76%) F5
8 2 (3.17%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec
9 1 (1.59%) McAfee
9 1 (1.59%) CA
9 1 (1.59%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) Nokia
9 1 (1.59%) Meru Networks
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