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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 34 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 40 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.69% 4.32% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 9.07% 9.42% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £495 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £24.25 £17.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.82% +38.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
441 308 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.76% 45.90% 52.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 156 166
Average daily rate £360 £344 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 18
Average hourly rate £20.94 £21.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% -26.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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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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
Welwyn Garden City 0 10 £450 -
Watford -3 7 £413 +47.32% 5
Hemel Hempstead -4 4 - - 2
Stevenage - 3 - -
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £400 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
St Albans - 1 £288 - 1
Cisco
East of England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 40 (39.60%) Firewall
2 35 (34.65%) HP
3 31 (30.69%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (28.71%) VMware
5 28 (27.72%) Windows
6 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
7 23 (22.77%) ITIL
8 21 (20.79%) Juniper
8 21 (20.79%) F5
9 20 (19.80%) Citrix
9 20 (19.80%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (18.81%) DNS
10 19 (18.81%) Project Management
11 18 (17.82%) TCP/IP
11 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
11 18 (17.82%) LAN
11 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (16.83%) CCNA
12 17 (16.83%) SAN
13 16 (15.84%) WAN
14 15 (14.85%) DHCP
14 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (13.86%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (13.86%) NetApp
15 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (12.87%) CCNP
16 13 (12.87%) Linux
16 13 (12.87%) Brocade
17 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (11.88%) Microsoft

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.97%) Apache
4 2 (1.98%) IIS
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.99%) Confluence
5 1 (0.99%) Lync
5 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Office
2 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.98%) Office 365
1 2 (1.98%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (39.60%) Firewall
2 20 (19.80%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (18.81%) DNS
4 18 (17.82%) TCP/IP
4 18 (17.82%) LAN
5 17 (16.83%) SAN
6 16 (15.84%) WAN
7 15 (14.85%) DHCP
8 14 (13.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (10.89%) Network Security
10 9 (8.91%) NAS
11 8 (7.92%) BGP
12 6 (5.94%) VPN
12 6 (5.94%) OSPF
13 5 (4.95%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (4.95%) Internet
13 5 (4.95%) LDAP
13 5 (4.95%) MPLS
14 4 (3.96%) Wireless
14 4 (3.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) Gerrit
General
1 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
1 9 (8.91%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Marketing
3 2 (1.98%) Electronics
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (20.79%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.85%) Consultant
3 14 (13.86%) Architect
4 10 (9.90%) Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Network Architect
5 9 (8.91%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.92%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.94%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.95%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Telephony Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Storage Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.97%) Network Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) Web Services
1 4 (3.96%) Middleware
2 3 (2.97%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.98%) .NET
4 1 (0.99%) COM
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.99%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.95%) PKI
3 4 (3.96%) Celerra
3 4 (3.96%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (3.96%) Replication
3 4 (3.96%) CLARiiON
3 4 (3.96%) Symmetrix
3 4 (3.96%) EMC Centera
3 4 (3.96%) EMC VNX
3 4 (3.96%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (2.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.98%) DTV
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.72%) Windows
2 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (12.87%) Linux
6 10 (9.90%) Windows XP
6 10 (9.90%) UNIX
6 10 (9.90%) Android
7 8 (7.92%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (5.94%) Solaris
9 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.96%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.99%) HPUX
11 1 (0.99%) SUSE
11 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) ITIL
2 19 (18.81%) Project Management
3 9 (8.91%) Network Design
4 8 (7.92%) Change Management
5 6 (5.94%) Migration
6 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.95%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.96%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.96%) High Availability
8 3 (2.97%) SIEM
8 3 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.97%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.97%) Network Management
8 3 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (1.98%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (1.98%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (1.98%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) C
2 4 (3.96%) Perl
2 4 (3.96%) Python
3 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.97%) SQL
3 3 (2.97%) Bourne shell
3 3 (2.97%) C-shell
4 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.99%) R
4 1 (0.99%) VBScript
4 1 (0.99%) Korn
4 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (30.69%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.83%) CCNA
3 13 (12.87%) CCNP
4 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.96%) CCDP
5 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) MCSE
6 3 (2.97%) CCIE
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.97%) HP ASE
6 3 (2.97%) Degree
7 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.98%) ISEB
8 1 (0.99%) RHCE
8 1 (0.99%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.99%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.99%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.89%) XenApp
4 8 (7.92%) vSphere
4 8 (7.92%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.92%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.97%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.98%) Xen
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.99%) Firmware
7 1 (0.99%) Snort
7 1 (0.99%) NFS
7 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.99%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (3.96%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.98%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.98%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.99%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.99%) RANCID
4 1 (0.99%) OpenView
4 1 (0.99%) SCCM
4 1 (0.99%) SCOM
4 1 (0.99%) Cacti
4 1 (0.99%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) HP
2 29 (28.71%) VMware
3 21 (20.79%) Juniper
3 21 (20.79%) F5
4 20 (19.80%) Citrix
5 14 (13.86%) NetApp
6 13 (12.87%) Brocade
7 12 (11.88%) CheckPoint
7 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.89%) Dell
8 11 (10.89%) EMC
9 10 (9.90%) Blue Coat
10 9 (8.91%) Apple
11 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.95%) IBM
12 5 (4.95%) SolarWinds
12 5 (4.95%) Sun
12 5 (4.95%) Oracle
12 5 (4.95%) 3PAR
12 5 (4.95%) Verint
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 days ago