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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 47 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 48 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.85% 1.01% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 9.54% 2.94% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.79% +36.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £375 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £675 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.60 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.32%
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
503 408 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.82% 34.40% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 220 130
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £164 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £32.43 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.20% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 36 (42.86%) Firewall
2 27 (32.14%) Finance
3 25 (29.76%) VMware
4 23 (27.38%) Windows
5 22 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (21.43%) CCNP
8 16 (19.05%) HP
8 16 (19.05%) LAN
8 16 (19.05%) Change Management
9 15 (17.86%) WAN
9 15 (17.86%) ITIL
9 15 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (17.86%) Data Centre
10 14 (16.67%) CCNA
10 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 14 (16.67%) SAN
10 14 (16.67%) CheckPoint
11 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
11 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (14.29%) Windows 7
13 11 (13.10%) F5
13 11 (13.10%) DNS
14 10 (11.90%) VPN
14 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
14 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
14 10 (11.90%) Fortinet
14 10 (11.90%) Blue Coat
15 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (10.71%) vSphere

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.33%) JBoss
3 6 (7.14%) Lync
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Office
2 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (42.86%) Firewall
2 16 (19.05%) LAN
3 15 (17.86%) WAN
3 15 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (16.67%) SAN
5 11 (13.10%) DNS
6 10 (11.90%) VPN
7 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 8 (9.52%) Network Security
9 7 (8.33%) VLAN
9 7 (8.33%) Wireless
9 7 (8.33%) Broadband
10 6 (7.14%) VoIP
10 6 (7.14%) DHCP
10 6 (7.14%) BIG-IP
11 4 (4.76%) OSPF
11 4 (4.76%) BGP
12 3 (3.57%) EIGRP
12 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Consultant
3 11 (13.10%) Architect
4 10 (11.90%) Administrator
4 10 (11.90%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 8 (9.52%) Network Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Network Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Cisco Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Web Services
1 3 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.19%) GIS
4 1 (1.19%) Handset
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) IVR
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
4 1 (1.19%) iPhone
4 1 (1.19%) Social Media
4 1 (1.19%) iPad
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.52%) Linux
5 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.57%) UNIX
9 2 (2.38%) Android
10 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.19%) AIX
10 1 (1.19%) Solaris
10 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) Change Management
2 15 (17.86%) ITIL
3 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 4 (4.76%) Network Design
5 4 (4.76%) Supplier Management
5 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.57%) Project Management
6 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.38%) Matrix Management
7 2 (2.38%) Service Management
7 2 (2.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) Perl
1 7 (8.33%) Python
2 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.38%) SQL
4 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (21.43%) CCNP
3 14 (16.67%) CCNA
4 7 (8.33%) CCIE
4 7 (8.33%) Degree
5 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.76%) HND
7 4 (4.76%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.57%) CCSP
9 2 (2.38%) CCSA
9 2 (2.38%) PMP
10 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.19%) MCP
10 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.71%) vSphere
5 5 (5.95%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.57%) XenApp
6 3 (3.57%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.38%) vCloud
7 2 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) SCCM
2 7 (8.33%) Puppet
2 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.38%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) VMware
2 16 (19.05%) HP
3 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 11 (13.10%) F5
5 10 (11.90%) Fortinet
5 10 (11.90%) Blue Coat
6 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.71%) EMC
7 8 (9.52%) Nokia
7 8 (9.52%) Imperva
8 7 (8.33%) Citrix
9 6 (7.14%) Brocade
10 3 (3.57%) Juniper
10 3 (3.57%) Oracle
11 2 (2.38%) Symantec
11 2 (2.38%) BMC
12 1 (1.19%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.19%) Lotus
12 1 (1.19%) Sun
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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