The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 16 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 5 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.50% 6.38% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.23% 22.22% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £306 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 23.42% 28.72% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 14
Average daily rate £421 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
Scotland

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Aberdeen region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification.

1 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) GIAC
4 5 (50.00%) Change Management
4 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) MCSA
4 5 (50.00%) CMDB
4 5 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) CISSP
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) CCNP
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (10.00%) Change Control
8 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (10.00%) MCITP
8 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) MGCP
4 1 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) MCSA
3 5 (50.00%) GIAC
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy