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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 63 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.11% 1.10% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 6.09% 3.82% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Average daily rate £363 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
493 393 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.74% 28.92% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 204 199
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.81% +116.35%
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 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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 25 (40.32%) Data Centre
2 22 (35.48%) Firewall
3 21 (33.87%) Finance
4 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (30.65%) CCNA
6 18 (29.03%) Windows
7 17 (27.42%) LAN
7 17 (27.42%) VMware
8 16 (25.81%) DNS
9 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
9 15 (24.19%) CCNP
9 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
10 14 (22.58%) WAN
10 14 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (20.97%) DHCP
12 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.35%) Citrix
12 12 (19.35%) CCIE
12 12 (19.35%) CheckPoint
12 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (17.74%) Network Security
13 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
14 10 (16.13%) ITIL
15 9 (14.52%) SCCM
15 9 (14.52%) Disclosure Scotland
15 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (12.90%) Windows 7

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (12.90%) Skype for Business
2 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.61%) Captiva
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) IaaS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (35.48%) Firewall
2 17 (27.42%) LAN
3 16 (25.81%) DNS
4 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
5 14 (22.58%) WAN
6 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (20.97%) DHCP
7 11 (17.74%) Network Security
8 7 (11.29%) OSPF
9 6 (9.68%) VoIP
10 5 (8.06%) BGP
10 5 (8.06%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.06%) LDAP
10 5 (8.06%) SAN
10 5 (8.06%) VLAN
10 5 (8.06%) VPN
11 4 (6.45%) ATM
11 4 (6.45%) ISDN
11 4 (6.45%) PPP
11 4 (6.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) Informix
2 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Boxen
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Consultant
2 15 (24.19%) Network Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Switch Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Check Point Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Firewall Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) IT Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Field Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Network Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Network Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) REST
2 2 (3.23%) LAMP
2 2 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) EJB
3 1 (1.61%) JPA
3 1 (1.61%) JSP
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Private Cloud
3 5 (8.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.29%) Linux
6 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.68%) Project Management
3 6 (9.68%) Service Management
4 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.06%) Change Management
4 5 (8.06%) Network Design
4 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.84%) DevOps
6 2 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.23%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (3.23%) Kanban
6 2 (3.23%) Microservices
6 2 (3.23%) Network Management
6 2 (3.23%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) Perl
3 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Python
3 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.61%) VB
3 1 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.65%) CCNA
3 15 (24.19%) CCNP
4 12 (19.35%) CCIE
5 6 (9.68%) CCSA
6 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) CCDP
7 1 (1.61%) CCVP
7 1 (1.61%) Degree
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCP
7 1 (1.61%) PMP
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.68%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.68%) XenApp
4 6 (9.68%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.61%) Firmware
7 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 8 (12.90%) FortiGate
3 7 (11.29%) SCOM
4 3 (4.84%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.84%) Puppet
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.61%) Nagios
5 1 (1.61%) Proventia
5 1 (1.61%) QRadar
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) VMware
2 12 (19.35%) CheckPoint
2 12 (19.35%) Citrix
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.68%) Blue Coat
4 5 (8.06%) EMC
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 4 (6.45%) Avaya
5 4 (6.45%) IBM
5 4 (6.45%) Juniper
5 4 (6.45%) SAP
6 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.84%) Verint
7 2 (3.23%) Apple
7 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.23%) Genesys
7 2 (3.23%) Google
7 2 (3.23%) IronPort
7 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.23%) Sun
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