Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 41 25
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.53% 2.58% 6.20%
As % of the Vendors category 6.12% 5.41% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Watford median daily rate £400 £369 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +35.32% -35.88%
10th Percentile £268 £257 £214
90th Percentile £515 £396 £347
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £66.81 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +167.24% - -

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 196 185 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 57.65% 47.68% 52.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 74 61
Watford median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £519
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Watford median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +25.00% -53.33%
10th Percentile £14.10 £13.85 £12.41
90th Percentile £25.18 £47.50 £15.85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +20.69% -30.95%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019, 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 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (16.67%) Email Filtering
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Nokia
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec

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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) RIP
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) CTI
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Antivirus Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Handset
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Email Filtering
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) DNA
4 1 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Aruba
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) ForeScout
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel