The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 10 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.09% 1.10% 4.90%
As % of the Vendors category 15.38% 2.38% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
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Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
78 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 59.09% 46.15% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 19
Average daily rate £400 £299 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.89% -29.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £160 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.25 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Watford region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Watford region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 5 (29.41%) HP
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) F5
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) Dell
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) NHS
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) Mitel
4 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (5.88%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.88%) PPP
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) Ethereal
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Cabling Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Network Support
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Server Support
3 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) WAP
1 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
1 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Dell
3 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee
4 2 (11.76%) Mitel
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.88%) Aruba
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Fortinet