The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 71 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 1.19% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.22% 3.18% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 14
Average daily rate £200 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -4.65%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
466 283 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.98% 37.43% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 104 192
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £180.00 £42.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+321.05% +167.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cisco
Scotland

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (58.06%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) LAN
4 11 (35.48%) VPN
5 10 (32.26%) WAN
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.81%) VMware
7 8 (25.81%) DNS
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
9 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
10 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (16.13%) Citrix
10 5 (16.13%) Juniper
10 5 (16.13%) SMTP
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle
10 5 (16.13%) Fault Management
11 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (12.90%) Banking
11 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
11 4 (12.90%) Security Management
11 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
11 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.90%) EMC
11 4 (12.90%) F5

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) LAN
3 11 (35.48%) VPN
4 10 (32.26%) WAN
5 8 (25.81%) DNS
6 5 (16.13%) SMTP
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (9.68%) Network Security
8 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
8 3 (9.68%) DHCP
8 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.68%) SAN
8 3 (9.68%) VoIP
8 3 (9.68%) Internet
8 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.45%) DAB
9 2 (6.45%) Wireless
9 2 (6.45%) IntruShield
9 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) DataStage
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Lead Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Chief Technology Officer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) J2EE
1 1 (3.23%) EDI
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.23%) DataPower
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 2 (6.45%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) UNIX
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Fault Management
1 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.90%) Security Management
3 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security
4 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) ERP
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.23%) CCDP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) VMware
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.90%) EMC
5 4 (12.90%) F5
6 2 (6.45%) Brocade
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) Nokia
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Sybase
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Polycom