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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 49 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 43 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.68% 1.48% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.37% 4.46% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £394 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £242 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £498 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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 £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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
459 426 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.58% 33.28% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 224 121
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 8
Average hourly rate £11.18 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.78% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £21.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 28 (37.33%) Firewall
2 23 (30.67%) Windows
3 21 (28.00%) VMware
4 17 (22.67%) Finance
5 16 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
6 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
6 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
6 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (17.33%) Change Management
7 13 (17.33%) DNS
8 12 (16.00%) ITIL
8 12 (16.00%) WAN
8 12 (16.00%) LAN
8 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 12 (16.00%) F5
9 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
9 11 (14.67%) CCNP
9 11 (14.67%) SAN
10 10 (13.33%) HP
10 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
10 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (12.00%) VPN
11 9 (12.00%) MS Office
11 9 (12.00%) vSphere
11 9 (12.00%) Data Centre
12 8 (10.67%) Imperva
12 8 (10.67%) Blue Coat

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.00%) Lync
4 5 (6.67%) JBoss
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Office
2 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.33%) Firewall
2 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (17.33%) DNS
3 12 (16.00%) LAN
3 12 (16.00%) WAN
4 11 (14.67%) SAN
5 9 (12.00%) VPN
6 8 (10.67%) DHCP
7 7 (9.33%) Broadband
7 7 (9.33%) Network Security
8 6 (8.00%) BIG-IP
8 6 (8.00%) VoIP
9 5 (6.67%) Wireless
10 4 (5.33%) VLAN
10 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
11 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
11 3 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Network Architect
4 8 (10.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Data Network Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) IT Support
9 3 (4.00%) Telephony Project Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Web Services
1 3 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) Handset
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) IVR
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.67%) UNIX
7 2 (2.67%) Android
8 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Change Management
2 12 (16.00%) ITIL
3 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.33%) Resource Management
5 4 (5.33%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.33%) Supplier Management
5 4 (5.33%) Network Design
6 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) Service Management
7 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.67%) Migration
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.33%) Demand Management
8 1 (1.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) Perl
1 5 (6.67%) Python
2 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.67%) CCNP
3 7 (9.33%) CCNA
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) A+ Certification
5 4 (5.33%) HND
5 4 (5.33%) CCIE
6 3 (4.00%) CCSP
7 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) CISSP
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
1 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.00%) vSphere
3 8 (10.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.00%) XenApp
5 3 (4.00%) vCloud
5 3 (4.00%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) Puppet
2 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) VMware
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
3 12 (16.00%) F5
4 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
5 10 (13.33%) HP
6 8 (10.67%) EMC
6 8 (10.67%) Nokia
6 8 (10.67%) Imperva
6 8 (10.67%) Blue Coat
7 7 (9.33%) Red Hat
7 7 (9.33%) Citrix
8 6 (8.00%) Brocade
9 3 (4.00%) Juniper
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle
10 2 (2.67%) BMC
11 1 (1.33%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.33%) Lotus
11 1 (1.33%) Reuters
11 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
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