The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Cisco Certification
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 20 28
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.86% 2.21% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 30.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -8.78% +79.48%  

Cisco Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Watford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 10 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 15.53% 7.35% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 10
Median daily rate £375 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Watford

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Watford

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 Watford region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Meraki
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (20.00%) PKI
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (20.00%) Data Security
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Kanban
1 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL