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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 18 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.74% 2.72% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 5.00% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.83%
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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
68 80 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 63.55% 54.42% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 15
Average daily rate £413 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.86 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +116.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 2015, 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 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (35.29%) HP
1 6 (35.29%) NetApp
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) CLARiiON
3 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix
3 3 (17.65%) EMC Centera
3 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
3 3 (17.65%) Brocade
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
3 3 (17.65%) Celerra
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
3 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (17.65%) Dell
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) SAN
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (17.65%) NAS
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Ethereal
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) IPsec
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Cabling Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) WAP
1 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CLARiiON
1 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix
1 3 (17.65%) EMC Centera
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Celerra
1 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) HP
1 6 (35.29%) NetApp
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
2 3 (17.65%) Brocade
2 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
2 3 (17.65%) Dell
2 3 (17.65%) EMC
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) McAfee
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft