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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 17 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.86% 2.02% 9.02%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 4.08% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £220 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%

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
33 49 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 31.43% 49.49% 58.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 32
Median daily rate £450 £413 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £138 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017, 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 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Juniper
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 8 (50.00%) CCNA
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (37.50%) Local Government
7 4 (25.00%) CCNP
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 2 (12.50%) VLAN
9 2 (12.50%) Network Security
9 2 (12.50%) NetApp
9 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (12.50%) Wireless
9 2 (12.50%) IPsec
9 2 (12.50%) WAN
9 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
10 1 (6.25%) Product Management
10 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (6.25%) LAN
10 1 (6.25%) Web Services
10 1 (6.25%) ITIL
10 1 (6.25%) HP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 7 (43.75%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (6.25%) DMZ
5 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
General
1 6 (37.50%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Data Management
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Product Management
2 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCSA
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) NCDA
4 1 (6.25%) NCIE
4 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Juniper
2 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) ProCurve