Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 19 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.28% 7.77% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 4.57% 13.66% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 6
Watford median daily rate £400 £273 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.79% -35.88% +19.72%
10th Percentile £359 £228 £284
90th Percentile £475 £335 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year - -2.60% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.28 £19.00 £21.01
% change year-on-year +11.97% -9.55% +40.03%

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 219 161 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 50.00% 56.89% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 71 62
Watford median daily rate £419 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.86% -24.71% +14.86%
10th Percentile £196 £205 £210
90th Percentile £575 £488 £544
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £410
% change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Watford median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.41 £13.30
90th Percentile £18.55 £15.85 £26.80
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +35.48%

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 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 20 November 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 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) WLAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Data Security
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) PMO
5 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Multicast
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security

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 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) WLAN
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) IGMP
4 2 (20.00%) Multicast
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Services Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) WAN Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Security
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCSA
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) F5