The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 9 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.85% 5.13% 4.88%
As % of the Vendors category 28.13% 18.18% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £266 £353 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +230.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
Cisco
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 11 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 49.23% 28.21% 64.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 26
Median daily rate £295 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £43.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.46% +230.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Juniper
6 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (40.00%) Project Management
6 4 (40.00%) NetScreen
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (40.00%) Wireless
6 4 (40.00%) CMDB
6 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (40.00%) Release Management
6 4 (40.00%) Network Security
6 4 (40.00%) QMS
7 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (30.00%) Fault Management
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (30.00%) OSPF
8 2 (20.00%) BGP
8 2 (20.00%) MPLS
8 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
8 2 (20.00%) CISSP
8 2 (20.00%) CCIE
8 2 (20.00%) CCSP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) NetScreen
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (30.00%) OSPF
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) MPLS
7 2 (20.00%) Multicast
7 2 (20.00%) VLAN
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) WLAN
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (10.00%) HSRP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Support
4 2 (20.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) QMS
1 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Fault Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCSP
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) VMware