Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 28 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.00% 3.29% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 4.20% 7.77% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Watford median daily rate £230 £320 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.13% +42.22% -40.00%
10th Percentile £215 £230 £203
90th Percentile £245 £330 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £361 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -19.72% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.75 - £15.00

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 143 103 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 47.67% 42.39% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 44
Watford median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £215 £130 £169
90th Percentile £588 £547 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Watford median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -34.83% +78.00%
10th Percentile £15.35 £13.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £128.00 £15.75 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.72 £14.50 £15.90
% change year-on-year +1.52% -8.81% +11.58%

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 19 April 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 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) CCSA
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) VMware NSX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows

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 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) CCSA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) VMware