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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.33% 7.61% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.36% 13.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £249 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
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
88 53 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 55.70% 57.61% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 14
Average daily rate £360 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.88 £19.68 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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 8 (57.14%) HP
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
1 8 (57.14%) Brocade
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (50.00%) NetApp
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) NAS
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) CLARiiON
5 4 (28.57%) Symmetrix
5 4 (28.57%) EMC Centera
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) EMC
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
5 4 (28.57%) Celerra
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) Tivoli

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.14%) HSRP
5 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.14%) Multicast
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) FTP
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) SNMP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) COM
1 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) CLARiiON
2 4 (28.57%) Symmetrix
2 4 (28.57%) EMC Centera
2 4 (28.57%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (28.57%) Celerra
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) HP ASE
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) HP
1 8 (57.14%) Brocade
2 7 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
4 2 (14.29%) CommVault
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya