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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 27 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.76% 2.44% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 6.25% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 32 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 63.91% 39.02% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 17
Average daily rate £388 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £334 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £23.86 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.86% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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
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 23 April 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 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) JTAPI
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) CTI
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (22.22%) Verint

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) CTI
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) MBA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Verint
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Crossbeam
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
4 1 (11.11%) Sage
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