Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 33 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 77 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.61% 4.83% 5.97%
As % of the Vendors category 10.24% 9.21% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 42
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -19.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £311 £285 £200
90th Percentile £683 £550 £534
East of England median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £66.81 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.95% - -
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 £14.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +360.76% -38.30% +11.90%

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 752 771 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 54.81% 52.41% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 373 297
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £176 £176
90th Percentile £575 £574 £573
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 69 38
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.72 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.68% +1.52% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.25 £9.85
90th Percentile £66.81 £46.45 £43.98
East of England median hourly rate £16.21 £15.86 £18.48
% change year-on-year +2.18% -14.18% +7.13%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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
Hatfield +10 16 £375 -6.25% 2
Watford +7 13 £400 +73.91% 3
Stevenage -20 9 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +17 7 £550 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +4 3 £650 +85.71% 3
Letchworth - 2 - - 1
St Albans 0 1 £250 -16.67%
Borehamwood - 1 - - 1
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 41 (53.25%) Firewall
2 37 (48.05%) F5
3 34 (44.16%) DNS
3 34 (44.16%) Juniper
4 25 (32.47%) LAN
4 25 (32.47%) Data Centre
5 24 (31.17%) 802.1X
5 24 (31.17%) Retail
6 23 (29.87%) Blue Coat
6 23 (29.87%) WAN
6 23 (29.87%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (28.57%) VMware
8 21 (27.27%) Palo Alto
9 18 (23.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (23.38%) Migration
9 18 (23.38%) CheckPoint
9 18 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (22.08%) VPN
10 17 (22.08%) BGP
11 16 (20.78%) CCNP
11 16 (20.78%) Wireless
12 15 (19.48%) OSPF
12 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
12 15 (19.48%) Arista
13 13 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (16.88%) Network Security
14 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
14 12 (15.58%) Puppet
14 12 (15.58%) Cisco ISE

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.09%) Apache
1 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.30%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.87%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.39%) Akamai
4 6 (7.79%) Office 365
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 41 (53.25%) Firewall
2 34 (44.16%) DNS
3 25 (32.47%) LAN
4 23 (29.87%) WAN
5 18 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (23.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (22.08%) BGP
6 17 (22.08%) VPN
7 16 (20.78%) Wireless
8 15 (19.48%) OSPF
9 13 (16.88%) Network Security
10 12 (15.58%) Cisco ISE
10 12 (15.58%) DHCP
10 12 (15.58%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (12.99%) DMZ
13 9 (11.69%) FWSM
13 9 (11.69%) TACACS
13 9 (11.69%) WPA2
14 6 (7.79%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) MySQL
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (31.17%) Retail
2 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Architect
2 22 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 15 (19.48%) Network Architect
4 12 (15.58%) Network Security Architect
4 12 (15.58%) Security Architect
5 9 (11.69%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.39%) Consultant
6 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Lead Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) IP Network Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Network Consultant
9 5 (6.49%) NOC Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.90%) IT Support
10 3 (3.90%) Migration Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) 802.1X
2 7 (9.09%) J2EE
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 7 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.90%) HP Superdome
6 2 (2.60%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Handset
7 1 (1.30%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Unix
4 3 (3.90%) HPUX
4 3 (3.90%) VMS
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Migration
2 12 (15.58%) ITIL
3 11 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (14.29%) Project Management
4 10 (12.99%) Network Design
5 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.09%) Analytics
6 7 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (7.79%) Decision-Making
7 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
7 6 (7.79%) UML
8 5 (6.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.90%) Presales
10 3 (3.90%) Virtual Environments
11 2 (2.60%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) Java
2 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.19%) Python
3 2 (2.60%) C
4 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.30%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (20.78%) CCNP
3 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
4 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) CCNA
6 2 (2.60%) CCIE
6 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) CCSA
7 1 (1.30%) Degree
7 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.99%) ProxySG
3 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.39%) vSphere
5 7 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.09%) Squid
5 7 (9.09%) Varnish
6 2 (2.60%) Firmware
7 1 (1.30%) KVM
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.30%) vCloud
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.30%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Puppet
2 10 (12.99%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.09%) vCenter Server
4 4 (5.19%) SCCM
5 3 (3.90%) SCOM
5 3 (3.90%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (2.60%) Ansible
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.60%) Terraform
7 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) F5
2 34 (44.16%) Juniper
3 23 (29.87%) Blue Coat
4 22 (28.57%) VMware
5 21 (27.27%) Palo Alto
6 18 (23.38%) CheckPoint
7 15 (19.48%) Arista
8 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
8 12 (15.58%) Zscaler
9 11 (14.29%) Riverbed
10 10 (12.99%) Oracle
11 9 (11.69%) Citrix
11 9 (11.69%) Fortinet
12 7 (9.09%) EMC
12 7 (9.09%) HP
12 7 (9.09%) Unisys
13 6 (7.79%) Huawei
14 3 (3.90%) Aruba
14 3 (3.90%) FireEye
14 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds