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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 28 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.33% 5.61% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 10.71% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £278 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% -19.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £198 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £404 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
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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
75 56 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 58.14% 52.34% 57.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 14
Average daily rate £425 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -69.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Brocade
2 7 (46.67%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) SAN
3 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) NAS
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) CLARiiON
6 3 (20.00%) Symmetrix
6 3 (20.00%) EMC Centera
6 3 (20.00%) Network Design
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) EMC
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (20.00%) EMC VNX
6 3 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) NAS
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) SNMP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) DWDM
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Storage Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (20.00%) Symmetrix
2 3 (20.00%) EMC Centera
2 3 (20.00%) Celerra
2 3 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (13.33%) HP Storage
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) HP ASE
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) ProxySG
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
1 7 (46.67%) Brocade
2 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (20.00%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) CommVault
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
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