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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 33 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 39 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.30% 2.74% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 10.24% 7.85% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 13
Median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
381 522 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.01% 34.87% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 243 222
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £24.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.08 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £29.95 £73.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 37 (43.02%) Firewall
2 36 (41.86%) CheckPoint
2 36 (41.86%) Data Centre
3 31 (36.05%) WAN
4 30 (34.88%) LAN
5 29 (33.72%) VMware
6 28 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (31.40%) CCNP
8 22 (25.58%) OSPF
9 21 (24.42%) BGP
10 20 (23.26%) Finance
10 20 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (22.09%) MPLS
12 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (18.60%) Network Security
14 15 (17.44%) Wireless
14 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
14 15 (17.44%) DevOps
15 14 (16.28%) Windows
15 14 (16.28%) VLAN
16 13 (15.12%) F5
17 12 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (13.95%) Law
17 12 (13.95%) CCNA
17 12 (13.95%) EIGRP
18 11 (12.79%) Hyper-V
19 10 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
19 10 (11.63%) vSphere
19 10 (11.63%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) Liferay
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) assyst
2 1 (1.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) IaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (43.02%) Firewall
2 31 (36.05%) WAN
3 30 (34.88%) LAN
4 22 (25.58%) OSPF
5 21 (24.42%) BGP
6 20 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (22.09%) MPLS
8 16 (18.60%) Network Security
9 15 (17.44%) Wireless
10 14 (16.28%) VLAN
11 12 (13.95%) EIGRP
12 10 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (10.47%) DNS
13 9 (10.47%) VPN
14 8 (9.30%) VXLAN
15 7 (8.14%) BIG-IP
15 7 (8.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (8.14%) Internet
16 6 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.33%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.16%) git-flow
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Law
3 8 (9.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Billing
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.60%) Consultant
3 14 (16.28%) Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Network Consultant
5 7 (8.14%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (8.14%) Security Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Check Point Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Firewall Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Network Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) J2EE
1 3 (3.49%) Java EE
2 2 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (41.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Private Cloud
3 6 (6.98%) EMC VNX
4 4 (4.65%) Clustering
5 3 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.16%) CMDB
7 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Linux
2 9 (10.47%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) DevOps
3 10 (11.63%) Change Management
3 10 (11.63%) ITIL
3 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.47%) Migration
4 9 (10.47%) Supplier Management
5 8 (9.30%) Kanban
6 7 (8.14%) High Availability
6 7 (8.14%) Scrum
7 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.65%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.65%) Network Design
8 4 (4.65%) People Management
8 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.49%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) Java
3 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (31.40%) CCNP
3 12 (13.95%) CCNA
3 12 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (9.30%) CCIE
5 7 (8.14%) VCP6
6 4 (4.65%) CCSA
6 4 (4.65%) CCSE
6 4 (4.65%) Degree
6 4 (4.65%) VCAP
7 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.79%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.63%) vSphere
5 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.49%) Docker
6 3 (3.49%) vCloud
6 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.33%) XenApp
7 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.16%) KVM
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.16%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) FortiGate
1 6 (6.98%) vRealize
2 4 (4.65%) Ansible
3 3 (3.49%) SCCM
4 2 (2.33%) Hyperic
4 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) SCOM
4 2 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.16%) Cacti
5 1 (1.16%) Nagios
5 1 (1.16%) Simpana
5 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) CheckPoint
2 29 (33.72%) VMware
3 13 (15.12%) F5
4 9 (10.47%) Juniper
5 8 (9.30%) EMC
6 7 (8.14%) Blue Coat
6 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.81%) HP
8 4 (4.65%) Citrix
8 4 (4.65%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.65%) NetApp
9 3 (3.49%) Aruba
10 2 (2.33%) Brocade
10 2 (2.33%) CA
10 2 (2.33%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.33%) Oracle
10 2 (2.33%) Symantec
10 2 (2.33%) Varonis
11 1 (1.16%) Dell
11 1 (1.16%) IBM
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