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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 11 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.69% 2.36% 6.60%
As % of the Vendors category 14.12% 4.05% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Median daily rate £270 £413 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +47.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £383 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £443 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -17.77%
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
85 74 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 54.49% 58.27% 53.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 27
Median daily rate £275 £425 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +44.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £301 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +4.60%

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 31 July 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 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Juniper
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (37.50%) VPN
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) CCNA
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (18.75%) Local Government
8 3 (18.75%) Network Security
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) CCNP
8 3 (18.75%) BGP
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 2 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (12.50%) OSPF
9 2 (12.50%) Unix
9 2 (12.50%) Dell
9 2 (12.50%) EMC
9 2 (12.50%) vSphere
9 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) DWDM
7 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
7 1 (6.25%) Frame Relay
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) Intranet
7 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 3 (18.75%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) BCP
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Juniper
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Aruba
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec