Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cisco
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 35 15
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 55 70 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.46% 4.64% 8.25%
As % of the Vendors category 6.55% 9.56% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 69
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £301 £350 £245
90th Percentile £586 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.04 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.72% +8.80% -16.69%
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £16.81 £28.56
% change year-on-year -21.66% -41.16% +138.00%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 840 732 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.86% 48.51% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 359 388
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% +7.47% -6.25%
10th Percentile £170 £205 £213
90th Percentile £550 £575 £516
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 60 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.65 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.01% +7.44% -25.96%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.85 £8.45
90th Percentile £44.35 £46.05 £42.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -19.51%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Hertfordshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Hertfordshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Hertfordshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Hertfordshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +5 12 £538 +26.47% 5
Hatfield +5 11 £494 +31.67% 12
Stevenage -21 8 £325 -19.35% 4
Welwyn Garden City -15 4 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead -7 3 £450 +20.00% 4
Royston - 2 £485 -
St Albans - 2 £215 - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 18 (32.73%) Juniper
2 17 (30.91%) Firewall
2 17 (30.91%) Migration
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (25.45%) Data Centre
4 13 (23.64%) Windows
4 13 (23.64%) Wireless
5 12 (21.82%) LAN
5 12 (21.82%) OSPF
5 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
5 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
6 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (18.18%) VMware
7 10 (18.18%) VPN
7 10 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (16.36%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (16.36%) CCNP
8 9 (16.36%) BGP
9 8 (14.55%) Retail
10 7 (12.73%) 802.1X
10 7 (12.73%) F5
11 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (10.91%) Palo Alto
11 6 (10.91%) FWSM
11 6 (10.91%) Blue Coat
11 6 (10.91%) ProxySG
11 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
11 6 (10.91%) DNS

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.82%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.82%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) Firewall
2 13 (23.64%) Wireless
3 12 (21.82%) LAN
3 12 (21.82%) OSPF
4 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (18.18%) VPN
6 9 (16.36%) BGP
6 9 (16.36%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (10.91%) DNS
7 6 (10.91%) FWSM
8 5 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 5 (9.09%) MPLS
8 5 (9.09%) Network Security
8 5 (9.09%) VLAN
9 4 (7.27%) TACACS
9 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
9 4 (7.27%) WAN
9 4 (7.27%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Big Data
General
1 8 (14.55%) Retail
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Azure Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.45%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.82%) ADSI
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) LDAP
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Migration
2 5 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL
3 3 (5.45%) SIEM
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (3.64%) Break/Fix
4 2 (3.64%) Email Filtering
4 2 (3.64%) High Availability
4 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.64%) Low Latency
4 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
4 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.64%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (3.64%) Runbook
4 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
1 1 (1.82%) Java
1 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) CCNP
4 5 (9.09%) CCIE
5 3 (5.45%) CCIE Data Center
5 3 (5.45%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) CCDE
6 2 (3.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (3.64%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.82%) CCDP
7 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.82%) PMP
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
1 1 (1.82%) GxP
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) ProxySG
2 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) VMware NSX
3 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.82%) QRadar
3 1 (1.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Juniper
2 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (18.18%) VMware
4 7 (12.73%) F5
5 6 (10.91%) Blue Coat
5 6 (10.91%) Palo Alto
6 5 (9.09%) Dell
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.27%) EMC
8 3 (5.45%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (5.45%) Arista
8 3 (5.45%) Aruba
8 3 (5.45%) Citrix
8 3 (5.45%) McAfee
9 2 (3.64%) HP
9 2 (3.64%) Meraki
9 2 (3.64%) MikroTik
9 2 (3.64%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.64%) Symantec
9 2 (3.64%) Xerox