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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 54 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 32 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.11% 1.09% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 7.17% 3.47% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
Average daily rate
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£339 £200 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.37% -44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £134 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £396 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.19%
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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
446 403 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.36% 31.41% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 206 103
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £180.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.72% +321.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £180.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £180.00 £70.00
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
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 (36.96%) Firewall
2 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
3 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
4 11 (23.91%) DNS
4 11 (23.91%) Juniper
5 10 (21.74%) LAN
6 9 (19.57%) VMware
6 9 (19.57%) Network Security
7 8 (17.39%) WAN
7 8 (17.39%) DHCP
8 7 (15.22%) HP
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.22%) MS Office
8 7 (15.22%) SAN
8 7 (15.22%) Nokia
8 7 (15.22%) SCCM
8 7 (15.22%) Fortinet
8 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL
9 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.87%) VPN
10 5 (10.87%) Linux
10 5 (10.87%) Banking
10 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
11 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.70%) Lync
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) Firewall
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
3 10 (21.74%) LAN
4 9 (19.57%) Network Security
5 8 (17.39%) WAN
5 8 (17.39%) DHCP
6 7 (15.22%) SAN
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.87%) VPN
9 4 (8.70%) VoIP
9 4 (8.70%) NetScreen
10 3 (6.52%) IP Telephony
10 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (6.52%) BGP
10 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
11 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.35%) Internet
11 2 (4.35%) WLAN
11 2 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Network Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Administrator
3 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Data Network Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Telephony Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) IT Support
5 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Voice Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
2 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.52%) Information Security
2 3 (6.52%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.35%) Change Management
3 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.17%) Time Management
4 1 (2.17%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.17%) Demand Management
4 1 (2.17%) Transition Management
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.17%) Workflow
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) A+ Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) CCSA
3 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
3 3 (6.52%) HND
3 3 (6.52%) CCIE
3 3 (6.52%) CCNP
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.70%) vSphere
3 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.35%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.17%) Squid
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.17%) UAG
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) vCloud
5 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
2 11 (23.91%) Juniper
3 9 (19.57%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) Nokia
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) HP
4 7 (15.22%) Fortinet
5 4 (8.70%) F5
5 4 (8.70%) EMC
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle
6 3 (6.52%) Avaya
6 3 (6.52%) McAfee
6 3 (6.52%) Brocade
7 2 (4.35%) BT
7 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.35%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (2.17%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
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