Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 13 8
Rank change year-on-year -29 -5 +23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 61 120 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.83% 8.41% 9.36%
As % of the Vendors category 7.63% 16.51% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 75 74
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £292 £245 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £531
East of England median daily rate £320 £330 £344
% change year-on-year -3.03% -4.00% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.75 - £21.27
10th Percentile £15.79 - £8.73
90th Percentile £29.00 - £24.63
East of England median hourly rate £16.18 £29.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -45.15% +40.48% -16.00%

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 800 727 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.28% 50.95% 53.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 382 392
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -10.00% +13.33%
10th Percentile £192 £208 £210
90th Percentile £575 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £418 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +11.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 78
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.17 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -30.95% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £9.23 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £44.10 £37.88
East of England median hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.32% -19.51% -2.38%

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 17 December 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 December 2017. 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
Stevenage +1 23 £342 -17.65% 2
Watford -17 9 £369 +36.57% 3
Hatfield -6 5 £550 +29.41% 4
Hemel Hempstead -8 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Welwyn Garden City -11 3 £550 +20.55%
St Albans -7 1 £300 -7.69%
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 38 (62.30%) Firewall
2 29 (47.54%) LAN
3 27 (44.26%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (32.79%) Juniper
5 19 (31.15%) CCNP
6 18 (29.51%) Wireless
7 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
8 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
9 13 (21.31%) VMware
9 13 (21.31%) WAN
9 13 (21.31%) VPN
9 13 (21.31%) Windows
10 12 (19.67%) CCNA
11 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
11 11 (18.03%) DNS
11 11 (18.03%) Migration
11 11 (18.03%) Network Security
11 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (16.39%) DHCP
13 9 (14.75%) ITIL
13 9 (14.75%) Cisco Prime
13 9 (14.75%) Network Design
13 9 (14.75%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
14 8 (13.11%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (13.11%) Change Control
15 7 (11.48%) Internet
15 7 (11.48%) CCIE
15 7 (11.48%) Network Management

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 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (62.30%) Firewall
2 29 (47.54%) LAN
3 18 (29.51%) Wireless
4 13 (21.31%) VPN
4 13 (21.31%) WAN
5 11 (18.03%) DNS
5 11 (18.03%) Network Security
6 10 (16.39%) DHCP
7 9 (14.75%) Cisco Wireless
8 8 (13.11%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (11.48%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (11.48%) Internet
9 7 (11.48%) VLAN
10 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.84%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (9.84%) WLAN
11 5 (8.20%) HTTP
11 5 (8.20%) OSPF
11 5 (8.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Network Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco Support
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.56%) Network Support
7 4 (6.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Network Design Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
1 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.56%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.64%) FMCG
3 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.56%) CentOS
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.92%) Unix
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Migration
2 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Network Design
3 8 (13.11%) Change Control
4 7 (11.48%) Network Management
5 6 (9.84%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.20%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.56%) Information Security
7 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.56%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.92%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.28%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.28%) IT Strategy
9 2 (3.28%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (3.28%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.56%) Perl
3 4 (6.56%) Python
4 2 (3.28%) C
4 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (31.15%) CCNP
3 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
4 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
5 12 (19.67%) CCNA
6 7 (11.48%) CCIE
7 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared
8 5 (8.20%) CCDP
8 5 (8.20%) JNCIS
9 3 (4.92%) Degree
10 2 (3.28%) CCSA
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.64%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) PMO
3 1 (1.64%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
1 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.56%) iptables
4 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.64%) Firmware
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.28%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.64%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Juniper
2 13 (21.31%) VMware
3 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
4 6 (9.84%) HP
4 6 (9.84%) Palo Alto
5 5 (8.20%) Blue Coat
5 5 (8.20%) Brocade
5 5 (8.20%) Dell
5 5 (8.20%) F5
5 5 (8.20%) Forcepoint
6 4 (6.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (6.56%) Mitel
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) Veeam
7 3 (4.92%) Remedy
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix
8 2 (3.28%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.64%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.64%) Redknee