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 27 June 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 47 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 54 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.01% 2.27% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 8.91% 7.84% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 10
Median daily rate £365 £338 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £156 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £388 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +8.33%
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
606 408 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.99% 28.92% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 192 206
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Median hourly rate £15.82 £26.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% +24.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 27 June 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 27 June 2016, 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 29 (36.25%) Data Centre
2 22 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (27.50%) Finance
3 21 (26.25%) Firewall
3 21 (26.25%) CCNP
3 21 (26.25%) LAN
4 19 (23.75%) CheckPoint
5 18 (22.50%) WAN
6 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (18.75%) VMware
6 15 (18.75%) Banking
7 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
7 14 (17.50%) Disclosure Scotland
8 13 (16.25%) Windows
8 13 (16.25%) Migration
9 12 (15.00%) EIGRP
9 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.75%) Supplier Management
10 11 (13.75%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (13.75%) Linux
10 11 (13.75%) BGP
11 10 (12.50%) EMC
11 10 (12.50%) CCNA
11 10 (12.50%) OSPF
11 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (11.25%) vSphere
12 9 (11.25%) MPLS
12 9 (11.25%) Law

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 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.25%) Captiva
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.50%) MS Office
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) Firewall
1 21 (26.25%) LAN
2 18 (22.50%) WAN
3 12 (15.00%) EIGRP
4 11 (13.75%) BGP
4 11 (13.75%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (12.50%) OSPF
6 9 (11.25%) MPLS
6 9 (11.25%) Wireless
7 8 (10.00%) VLAN
7 8 (10.00%) VPN
8 6 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (7.50%) Network Security
8 6 (7.50%) SAN
8 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (6.25%) DHCP
9 5 (6.25%) DNS
10 3 (3.75%) ISDN
10 3 (3.75%) LDAP
10 3 (3.75%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Banking
3 9 (11.25%) Law
4 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.50%) Billing
6 2 (2.50%) Retail
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.25%) German Language
7 1 (1.25%) Legal
7 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Consultant
3 12 (15.00%) Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Network Consultant
5 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Data Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Migration Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) J2EE
2 5 (6.25%) REST
3 4 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.25%) EJB
4 1 (1.25%) JPA
4 1 (1.25%) JSP
4 1 (1.25%) RESTful
4 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) EMC VNX
3 5 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (16.25%) Migration
3 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.75%) Supplier Management
5 9 (11.25%) ITIL
6 7 (8.75%) Scrum
7 5 (6.25%) Change Management
7 5 (6.25%) Project Management
8 4 (5.00%) Build Automation
8 4 (5.00%) DevOps
8 4 (5.00%) High Availability
8 4 (5.00%) Network Design
8 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.75%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (3.75%) Change Control
9 3 (3.75%) Network Management
9 3 (3.75%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.75%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) Java
2 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.25%) C++
3 1 (1.25%) Perl
3 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Python
3 1 (1.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) VB
3 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (26.25%) CCNP
3 10 (12.50%) CCNA
4 7 (8.75%) CCIE
4 7 (8.75%) VCAP
4 7 (8.75%) VCP6
4 7 (8.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.75%) CCSA
5 3 (3.75%) CCSE
6 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) CCDA
7 1 (1.25%) CCDP
7 1 (1.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.25%) vSphere
4 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.25%) Docker
6 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.50%) XenApp
7 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.25%) KVM
8 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) vRealize
2 5 (6.25%) Ansible
3 4 (5.00%) SCCM
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.75%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.25%) Puppet
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) CheckPoint
2 15 (18.75%) VMware
3 10 (12.50%) EMC
4 8 (10.00%) Citrix
4 8 (10.00%) HP
5 7 (8.75%) Juniper
6 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.25%) F5
7 5 (6.25%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.00%) Genesys
8 4 (5.00%) IBM
8 4 (5.00%) Verint
9 3 (3.75%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.75%) IronPort
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle
9 3 (3.75%) SAP
10 2 (2.50%) Aruba
10 2 (2.50%) Brocade
10 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.50%) RightFax