Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 October 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 39 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.29% 2.88% 7.17%
As % of the Vendors category 6.09% 5.66% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 15
Watford median daily rate £538 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +54.55% -35.29%
10th Percentile £426 £361 £245
90th Percentile £659 £475 £338
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £21.28 £17.50
% change year-on-year -38.90% +21.57% -17.71%

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 Watford.

All Vendors
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 197 212 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 53.97% 50.96% 58.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 98 77
Watford median daily rate £420 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +32.81% -17.95%
10th Percentile £150 £211 £198
90th Percentile £550 £558 £518
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £403 £375
% change year-on-year -0.74% +7.47% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 4
Watford median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.35% +12.73% +3.77%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.60 £12.22
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.50 £15.73
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.81 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.06% +8.42% -25.96%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Watford

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Watford

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Watford over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Watford

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Watford region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (41.67%) VMware NSX
4 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 4 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Juniper
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) CCDE
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
6 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Brocade
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux

Cisco
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 4 (33.33%) OSPF
2 3 (25.00%) MPLS
2 3 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) BGP-4
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) RIP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VXLAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) CTI
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) DNA
3 1 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCDE
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE Data Center
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware NSX
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) F5
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (8.33%) Isilon
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia