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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 52 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.47% 1.08% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 8.78% 3.48% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £394 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £218 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £457 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £19.38 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -16.52%
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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
410 402 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.16% 30.92% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 200 106
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £517 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 5
Average hourly rate £26.18 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £18.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -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 1 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 1 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 24 (39.34%) Firewall
2 17 (27.87%) Windows
3 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
4 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
4 12 (19.67%) DNS
5 11 (18.03%) Finance
5 11 (18.03%) VMware
6 10 (16.39%) LAN
7 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
7 9 (14.75%) WAN
7 9 (14.75%) DHCP
7 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
7 9 (14.75%) CCNP
7 9 (14.75%) MS Office
7 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
8 8 (13.11%) F5
8 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
8 8 (13.11%) Network Security
8 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
8 8 (13.11%) HP
9 7 (11.48%) VPN
9 7 (11.48%) ITIL
9 7 (11.48%) Linux
9 7 (11.48%) Broadband
9 7 (11.48%) Banking
9 7 (11.48%) Change Management
9 7 (11.48%) SCCM
9 7 (11.48%) Fortinet

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) Lync
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 24 (39.34%) Firewall
2 12 (19.67%) DNS
3 10 (16.39%) LAN
4 9 (14.75%) WAN
4 9 (14.75%) DHCP
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (13.11%) Network Security
6 7 (11.48%) VPN
6 7 (11.48%) Broadband
7 6 (9.84%) VoIP
7 6 (9.84%) SAN
7 6 (9.84%) BIG-IP
8 4 (6.56%) VLAN
8 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.92%) Wireless
9 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications
9 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.92%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Analyst
1 10 (16.39%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Architect
2 9 (14.75%) Network Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Network Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Security Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Network Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Data Network Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) Handset
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) IVR
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.48%) Linux
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Android
7 2 (3.28%) UNIX
8 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
2 7 (11.48%) Change Management
2 7 (11.48%) ITIL
3 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.56%) Resource Management
4 4 (6.56%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Information Security
5 3 (4.92%) Migration
5 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.28%) Network Design
7 1 (1.64%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.64%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.64%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.64%) Time Management
7 1 (1.64%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
1 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.64%) Python
2 1 (1.64%) C
2 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.75%) CCNP
3 6 (9.84%) CCIE
4 5 (8.20%) CCNA
4 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.56%) A+ Certification
5 4 (6.56%) Degree
6 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) CCSP
6 3 (4.92%) HND
7 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.64%) MCP
8 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) vSphere
3 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.92%) vCloud
5 3 (4.92%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.28%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
2 11 (18.03%) VMware
3 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.11%) HP
4 8 (13.11%) F5
5 7 (11.48%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.20%) Juniper
6 5 (8.20%) Nokia
6 5 (8.20%) Blue Coat
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix
8 3 (4.92%) EMC
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle
8 3 (4.92%) Imperva
9 2 (3.28%) BMC
9 2 (3.28%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.28%) Brocade
9 2 (3.28%) McAfee
9 2 (3.28%) BT
10 1 (1.64%) Symantec