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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 15 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.44% 5.81% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 10.59% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £275 £375 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £375 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £375 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +8.33%
Cisco
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
54 85 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 40.00% 54.84% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 27
Median daily rate £275 £363 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) EMC

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) BGP
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DWDM
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) FabricPath
4 1 (10.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Intranet
4 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Sybase