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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 8 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.14% 8.70% 15.96%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 12.50% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate £353 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +71.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
16 32 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 57.14% 69.57% 57.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 24
Average daily rate £470 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £168 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +71.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) CatOS
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) HP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) HP