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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 68 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 1.72% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 3.60% 5.19% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £156 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £547 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.42% -11.83%
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
389 405 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.41% 33.14% 42.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 211 98
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.89 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.85% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £63.45 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 3 March 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 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) CheckPoint
3 11 (31.43%) Network Security
4 9 (25.71%) Juniper
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (20.00%) Nokia
6 7 (20.00%) HP
7 6 (17.14%) Fortinet
7 6 (17.14%) LAN
7 6 (17.14%) DNS
7 6 (17.14%) VMware
8 5 (14.29%) DHCP
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (14.29%) MPLS
8 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
9 4 (11.43%) VLAN
9 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
9 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.43%) Migration
9 4 (11.43%) JBoss
9 4 (11.43%) WAN
9 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.43%) NetScreen
10 3 (8.57%) CCSA
10 3 (8.57%) BGP
10 3 (8.57%) EIGRP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (11.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) Network Security
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (17.14%) LAN
4 6 (17.14%) DNS
5 5 (14.29%) DHCP
5 5 (14.29%) MPLS
6 4 (11.43%) VLAN
6 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (11.43%) WAN
6 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) NetScreen
7 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 3 (8.57%) DMZ
7 3 (8.57%) BGP
7 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
8 2 (5.71%) Wireless
8 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Administrator
3 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) VMWare Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Network Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.86%) Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) CCSA
3 3 (8.57%) JNCIA
3 3 (8.57%) CCIE
4 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Squid
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) CheckPoint
2 9 (25.71%) Juniper
3 7 (20.00%) HP
3 7 (20.00%) Nokia
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Fortinet
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Brocade
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.57%) EMC
5 3 (8.57%) Avaya
6 2 (5.71%) McAfee
6 2 (5.71%) BT
6 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.71%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) Prolexic
7 1 (2.86%) ScanSafe
7 1 (2.86%) Hitachi
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