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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 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.

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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 45 75 50
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco 37 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.58% 0.88% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 8.89% 2.84% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £258 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.50%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
416 388 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.01% 30.89% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 196 105
Average daily rate £340 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £262 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, 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 19 (36.54%) Firewall
2 15 (28.85%) Windows
3 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (21.15%) CheckPoint
4 11 (21.15%) DNS
5 10 (19.23%) LAN
6 9 (17.31%) WAN
6 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
6 9 (17.31%) MS Office
6 9 (17.31%) Finance
6 9 (17.31%) VMware
6 9 (17.31%) Network Security
6 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
7 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 8 (15.38%) DHCP
7 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 8 (15.38%) Juniper
8 7 (13.46%) HP
8 7 (13.46%) VPN
8 7 (13.46%) CCNP
8 7 (13.46%) ITIL
8 7 (13.46%) SCCM
8 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
9 6 (11.54%) Lync
9 6 (11.54%) F5
9 6 (11.54%) Banking
9 6 (11.54%) CCNA
9 6 (11.54%) VoIP
9 6 (11.54%) Broadband

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) Lync
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) Firewall
2 11 (21.15%) DNS
3 10 (19.23%) LAN
4 9 (17.31%) WAN
4 9 (17.31%) Network Security
5 8 (15.38%) DHCP
6 7 (13.46%) VPN
7 6 (11.54%) VoIP
7 6 (11.54%) Broadband
7 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 6 (11.54%) SAN
8 5 (9.62%) BIG-IP
9 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.69%) VLAN
10 3 (5.77%) BGP
10 3 (5.77%) EIGRP
10 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
10 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.77%) Wireless
10 3 (5.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 8 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Network Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 3 (5.77%) Data Network Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Voice Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Handset
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.85%) Android
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX
7 1 (1.92%) AIX
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) ITIL
1 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
2 5 (9.62%) Change Management
3 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.77%) Migration
4 3 (5.77%) Information Security
4 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
4 3 (5.77%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Network Design
6 1 (1.92%) Project Management
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.92%) Workflow
6 1 (1.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) C
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.46%) CCNP
3 6 (11.54%) CCNA
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.62%) CCIE
5 4 (7.69%) Degree
5 4 (7.69%) A+ Certification
6 3 (5.77%) HND
6 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) CISSP
8 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.69%) vSphere
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.77%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.92%) vCloud
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) CheckPoint
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) Juniper
4 7 (13.46%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) F5
6 5 (9.62%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.69%) Nokia
8 3 (5.77%) EMC
8 3 (5.77%) Citrix
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle
9 2 (3.85%) BT
9 2 (3.85%) Avaya
9 2 (3.85%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.85%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.85%) Brocade
9 2 (3.85%) McAfee
10 1 (1.92%) Symantec
10 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.92%) Splunk
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