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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 62 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 1.51% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 4.55% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £381 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -30.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.55% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% +8.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% -22.00%
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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
441 374 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.60% 33.19% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 147 123
Average daily rate £400 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £281 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.35 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) WAN
4 5 (18.52%) JBoss
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 5 (18.52%) Network Security
4 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.81%) VLAN
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Juniper
5 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (14.81%) MPLS
6 3 (11.11%) DMZ
6 3 (11.11%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) SAN
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 3 (11.11%) Banking
6 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) F5
7 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 4 (14.81%) VLAN
2 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (14.81%) MPLS
3 3 (11.11%) DMZ
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) OSPF
4 2 (7.41%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) WLAN
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (3.70%) People Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) C#
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) JBoss
4 4 (14.81%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) F5
6 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) BT
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) Lotus
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) Altiris