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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank - 11 5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 0 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 10.40% 14.36%
As % of the Vendors category - 16.88% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 19
Average daily rate
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- £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.08%
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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
22 77 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 53.66% 61.60% 53.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 40
Average daily rate £230 £306 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.89% -7.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £110 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £29.17 £38.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.23% +144.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 21 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Cisco 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.

1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) CMDB
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Cisco 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Support
2 3 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Designer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy
1 3 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) HP