The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 38 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 34 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.03% 1.98% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 10.24% 5.58% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 5
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £400 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.07 £20.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -3.48%

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
332 520 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.34% 35.49% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 255 201
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £550 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.25 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.79% +86.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £39.25 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.25 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 31 (40.79%) CheckPoint
2 26 (34.21%) Data Centre
3 25 (32.89%) VMware
4 24 (31.58%) Firewall
5 22 (28.95%) F5
6 21 (27.63%) Windows
7 19 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (22.37%) WAN
9 16 (21.05%) CCNP
9 16 (21.05%) LAN
9 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (19.74%) DNS
10 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
11 14 (18.42%) BGP
11 14 (18.42%) Network Security
11 14 (18.42%) DevOps
12 13 (17.11%) BIG-IP
12 13 (17.11%) OSPF
12 13 (17.11%) Linux
13 12 (15.79%) ITIL
14 11 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 11 (14.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 11 (14.47%) Windows Server
15 10 (13.16%) Wireless
15 10 (13.16%) Finance
15 10 (13.16%) Law
16 9 (11.84%) Microsoft

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
4 1 (1.32%) Liferay
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.63%) IaaS
3 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) Firewall
2 17 (22.37%) WAN
3 16 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 16 (21.05%) LAN
4 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (19.74%) DNS
5 14 (18.42%) BGP
5 14 (18.42%) Network Security
6 13 (17.11%) BIG-IP
6 13 (17.11%) OSPF
7 11 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (13.16%) Wireless
9 9 (11.84%) VXLAN
10 8 (10.53%) MPLS
11 7 (9.21%) VPN
12 6 (7.89%) DHCP
12 6 (7.89%) VLAN
13 5 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (6.58%) Spanning Tree
14 4 (5.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.63%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.32%) git-flow
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
1 10 (13.16%) Law
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Consultant
3 10 (13.16%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Network Consultant
5 8 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
5 8 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Security Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) J2EE
2 1 (1.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 5 (6.58%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
6 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Linux
3 11 (14.47%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) DevOps
3 12 (15.79%) ITIL
4 6 (7.89%) Change Management
4 6 (7.89%) Migration
4 6 (7.89%) Network Design
4 6 (7.89%) Scrum
5 5 (6.58%) Kanban
5 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.26%) Information Security
6 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.26%) People Management
6 4 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.95%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.95%) Software Delivery
7 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.95%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.95%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.32%) Lisp
5 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (21.05%) CCNP
3 8 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.89%) Degree
5 5 (6.58%) CCNA
6 4 (5.26%) CISSP
7 3 (3.95%) MCP
8 2 (2.63%) CCIE
8 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.63%) VCP6
9 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.32%) CISM
9 1 (1.32%) MCSE
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.32%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.84%) vSphere
4 5 (6.58%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) Docker
6 1 (1.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.32%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) vRealize
2 5 (6.58%) Ansible
2 5 (6.58%) SCCM
3 4 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.63%) Puppet
4 2 (2.63%) SCOM
4 2 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.32%) Cacti
5 1 (1.32%) Nagios
5 1 (1.32%) Simpana
5 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) CheckPoint
2 25 (32.89%) VMware
3 22 (28.95%) F5
4 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.21%) Blue Coat
5 7 (9.21%) Citrix
6 6 (7.89%) Juniper
7 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.26%) EMC
8 4 (5.26%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.26%) HP
8 4 (5.26%) NetApp
8 4 (5.26%) Symantec
9 2 (2.63%) AlgoSec
9 2 (2.63%) CA
9 2 (2.63%) Dell
9 2 (2.63%) Infoblox
9 2 (2.63%) Mitel
9 2 (2.63%) ScanSafe
9 2 (2.63%) Varonis