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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 9 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.70% 10.31% 13.29%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 17.24% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 10
Average daily rate
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- £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -15.47%
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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
30 58 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 65.22% 59.79% 63.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 56
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £208 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (37.50%) Network Design
1 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (37.50%) Release Management
1 3 (37.50%) F5
1 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) MGCP
3 1 (12.50%) H.323
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (12.50%) PABX
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) MGCP
2 1 (12.50%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Support
2 3 (37.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
1 3 (37.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica