The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 26 May 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.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 75 74 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.21% 4.65% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £195 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -26.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £140 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
Cisco Certification
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
145 129 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.15% 10.77% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 68 40
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £137 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £620 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £20.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) CCIE
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
6 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
6 3 (23.08%) F5
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) LAN

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
3 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
4 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (15.38%) Multicast
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
2 7 (53.85%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) CCIE
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire