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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 60 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 1.29% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 4.05% 3.67% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £333 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -11.11%
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
420 409 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.38% 35.17% 31.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 181 112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £289 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 15
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
4 8 (22.86%) JBoss
4 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (20.00%) Migration
5 7 (20.00%) Firewall
5 7 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle
7 5 (14.29%) MPLS
7 5 (14.29%) WAN
7 5 (14.29%) LAN
7 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (14.29%) Network Security
8 4 (11.43%) VLAN
8 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.43%) HP
8 4 (11.43%) Juniper
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (8.57%) Finance
9 3 (8.57%) DMZ
9 3 (8.57%) Middleware
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.57%) MS Office
9 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
9 3 (8.57%) SAN
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 8 (22.86%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) Network Security
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 5 (14.29%) MPLS
3 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (11.43%) VLAN
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) DMZ
5 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) OSPF
5 2 (5.71%) BGP
5 2 (5.71%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) WLAN
6 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) International Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Administrator
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) IT Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
1 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) People Management
5 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.86%) ERP
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) C#
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Juniper
5 3 (8.57%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) McAfee
6 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Apple
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Brocade
7 1 (2.86%) Altiris
7 1 (2.86%) BT
7 1 (2.86%) CA
7 1 (2.86%) Lotus
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago