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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 21 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.10% 2.75% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 4.41% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £225 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.19% +20.00%
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
42 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 46.15% 62.39% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 20
Average daily rate £413 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £223 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £87.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Network Design
4 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) DMZ
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) CCDP
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
6 1 (11.11%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (11.11%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (11.11%) vCloud
6 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DMZ
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Network Support
3 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
2 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCDP
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) VMware