The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Watford region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 19 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.19% 1.20% 3.75%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 2.63% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-3.91% +9.14%
Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 38 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 53.61% 45.78% 58.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 8
Average daily rate £325 £363 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +83.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £325 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Cisco
Hertfordshire

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) CCSA
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) RFID
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) PPP
5 1 (8.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Database Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Verint
4 1 (8.33%) Meru Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) Crossbeam
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
4 1 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
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