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 3 months to 23 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.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.97% 5.76% 5.70%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 13.11% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.35%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 80 61 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 49.69% 43.88% 51.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 36
Median daily rate £380 £275 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -23.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -1.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 23 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Data Security
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) 3PAR
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Meraki
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Brocade
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) NCDA
7 2 (15.38%) NCIE
7 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (15.38%) Firmware

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Telepresence
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Audio Visual Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Audio Visual Support
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Signage
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Security
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) NCDA
2 2 (15.38%) NCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Firmware
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) 3PAR
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) Meraki
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Brocade
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.69%) Tandberg
4 1 (7.69%) VMware