Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 32 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 71 67 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.53% 5.22% 7.01%
As % of the Vendors category 8.90% 10.97% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 56
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.37% +0.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £252 £281
90th Percentile £550 £548 £533
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.82 £16.81 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% -2.58% +81.58%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.40 £14.05
90th Percentile £32.53 £24.19 £18.98
East of England median hourly rate £14.75 £16.62 £27.61
% change year-on-year -11.24% -39.81% +34.68%

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 798 611 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.96% 47.62% 49.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 313 357
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £173 £200 £228
90th Percentile £550 £575 £535
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.79% +0.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 53 32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +9.43% -24.29%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.50 £7.89
90th Percentile £36.00 £36.20 £37.10
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -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 22 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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
Stevenage -9 14 £450 +11.66% 3
Hatfield +2 13 £380 +1.33% 9
Watford -6 10 £400 -11.11% 8
Hemel Hempstead -9 6 £350 +75.00% 4
Welwyn Garden City -11 6 £550 +6.02% 1
St Albans -2 2 £215 - 1
Royston - 2 £485 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Cisco
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 30 (42.25%) Firewall
2 25 (35.21%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (32.39%) VMware
4 22 (30.99%) LAN
4 22 (30.99%) Data Centre
5 17 (23.94%) Windows
6 16 (22.54%) Juniper
6 16 (22.54%) Migration
7 15 (21.13%) WAN
7 15 (21.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
8 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
8 14 (19.72%) CCNP
8 14 (19.72%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (18.31%) Dell
9 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
10 12 (16.90%) F5
10 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
10 12 (16.90%) OSPF
10 12 (16.90%) Wireless
11 11 (15.49%) HP
11 11 (15.49%) HTTP
11 11 (15.49%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (15.49%) Windows Server
12 10 (14.08%) VMware NSX
12 10 (14.08%) VPN
12 10 (14.08%) ITIL
12 10 (14.08%) Information Security
13 9 (12.68%) Blue Coat

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 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.41%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.41%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.23%) Office 365
4 2 (2.82%) Akamai
4 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.25%) Firewall
2 22 (30.99%) LAN
3 15 (21.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (21.13%) WAN
4 14 (19.72%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (16.90%) OSPF
5 12 (16.90%) Wireless
6 11 (15.49%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (15.49%) HTTP
7 10 (14.08%) VPN
8 9 (12.68%) SMTP
8 9 (12.68%) VoIP
9 8 (11.27%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (11.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (11.27%) Network Security
10 7 (9.86%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (8.45%) EIGRP
11 6 (8.45%) MPLS
11 6 (8.45%) Software-Defined Networking
11 6 (8.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 9 (12.68%) Retail
1 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.82%) Local Government
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Architect
3 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Network Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.04%) Azure Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Cisco Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Network Support
8 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.82%) ADSI
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.99%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Clustering
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.82%) CMDB
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Replication
4 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Unix
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Migration
2 10 (14.08%) Information Security
2 10 (14.08%) ITIL
3 7 (9.86%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (8.45%) Business Continuity
4 6 (8.45%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.23%) Change Management
6 3 (4.23%) Network Design
6 3 (4.23%) Network Management
6 3 (4.23%) Test Management
6 3 (4.23%) Test Planning
6 3 (4.23%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.82%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.82%) Project Management
7 2 (2.82%) Statistics
7 2 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (19.72%) CCNP
2 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
3 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.27%) CCIE
4 8 (11.27%) CCNA
5 6 (8.45%) Degree
6 4 (5.63%) MCP
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.23%) CCENT
7 3 (4.23%) CCIE Data Center
7 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.82%) CCDE
8 2 (2.82%) CCDP
8 2 (2.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (2.82%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.41%) GDPR
4 1 (1.41%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
3 10 (14.08%) VMware NSX
4 7 (9.86%) ProxySG
4 7 (9.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.41%) vMotion
3 1 (1.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) VMware
2 16 (22.54%) Juniper
3 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 13 (18.31%) Dell
5 12 (16.90%) F5
6 11 (15.49%) HP
7 9 (12.68%) Blue Coat
7 9 (12.68%) CheckPoint
8 8 (11.27%) Citrix
9 7 (9.86%) Palo Alto
9 7 (9.86%) Veeam
10 5 (7.04%) Arista
11 4 (5.63%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (5.63%) Aruba
11 4 (5.63%) EMC
11 4 (5.63%) Meraki
11 4 (5.63%) MikroTik
11 4 (5.63%) Mitel
11 4 (5.63%) Riverbed
12 3 (4.23%) Fortinet