Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 41 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 -28 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 57 63 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.55% 3.98% 8.61%
As % of the Vendors category 6.74% 7.96% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 76
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £300 £245
90th Percentile £583 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £408 £349 £325
% change year-on-year +16.85% +7.31% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £24.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.41% - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £16.43 £31.75
% change year-on-year -19.87% -48.25% +51.19%

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 846 791 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.68% 49.94% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 392 385
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £186 £195 £213
90th Percentile £550 £575 £535
East of England median daily rate £428 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 39
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.98% +16.10% -30.95%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.25 £44.10
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +9 13 £400 +6.67% 12
Hatfield +11 12 £550 +46.67% 7
Stevenage -19 10 £325 -4.90% 1
Hemel Hempstead -4 3 £450 +20.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City -5 3 - -
Royston - 2 £485 - 3
St Albans - 2 £215 -
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 24 (42.11%) Juniper
2 21 (36.84%) Firewall
3 19 (33.33%) Migration
4 17 (29.82%) LAN
5 13 (22.81%) Windows
5 13 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (22.81%) OSPF
5 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
6 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 12 (21.05%) VPN
6 12 (21.05%) Wireless
6 12 (21.05%) VMware
7 11 (19.30%) BGP
7 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
7 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
8 9 (15.79%) 802.1X
8 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (15.79%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (15.79%) Linux
8 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
9 8 (14.04%) CCNP
9 8 (14.04%) F5
10 7 (12.28%) VLAN
10 7 (12.28%) MPLS
11 6 (10.53%) Retail
11 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
11 6 (10.53%) ProxySG
11 6 (10.53%) Active Directory

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 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.75%) CloudStack
1 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.75%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.75%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) Firewall
2 17 (29.82%) LAN
3 13 (22.81%) OSPF
4 12 (21.05%) VPN
4 12 (21.05%) Wireless
5 11 (19.30%) BGP
5 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (15.79%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (12.28%) MPLS
7 7 (12.28%) VLAN
8 6 (10.53%) DNS
8 6 (10.53%) FWSM
8 6 (10.53%) WAN
9 5 (8.77%) EIGRP
9 5 (8.77%) Network Security
9 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (7.02%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.53%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Architect
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Designer
7 2 (3.51%) IT Support
7 2 (3.51%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) CGI
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.75%) Handset
4 1 (1.75%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.75%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.75%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) HPUX
6 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.75%) Unix
6 1 (1.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (8.77%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Project Management
3 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 3 (5.26%) Network Design
3 3 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (5.26%) SIEM
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (3.51%) Break/Fix
4 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.51%) Email Filtering
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.51%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (3.51%) Runbook
4 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C
1 2 (3.51%) Perl
1 2 (3.51%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) R
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) CCNP
4 4 (7.02%) CCIE
5 3 (5.26%) CCIE Data Center
5 3 (5.26%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) CCDE
6 2 (3.51%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.75%) PMP
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) GxP
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.53%) ProxySG
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.26%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.51%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) Firmware
6 1 (1.75%) KVM
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.75%) vCloud
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.75%) QRadar
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Juniper
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
4 8 (14.04%) F5
5 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
5 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 5 (8.77%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.02%) Aruba
7 4 (7.02%) Citrix
7 4 (7.02%) Dell
7 4 (7.02%) HP
8 2 (3.51%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (3.51%) Brocade
8 2 (3.51%) EMC
8 2 (3.51%) McAfee
8 2 (3.51%) Nokia
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle
8 2 (3.51%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.51%) Symantec