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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 24 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.92% 3.53% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 6.56% 5.66% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£318 £356 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.87% +14.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -24.00%
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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
61 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 44.53% 62.35% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 16
Average daily rate £325 £325 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +384.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Watford region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 October 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 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Aruba
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) CCSA
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) ATM
5 1 (11.11%) WAP
5 1 (11.11%) PPP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) ATM
4 1 (11.11%) PPP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Aruba
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
3 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks