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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 63 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 1.51% 1.37%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% 4.42% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +35.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £531 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £575 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -16.66%
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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
383 385 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.00% 34.22% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 199 118
Average daily rate £389 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £216 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.70% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £14.02 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
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 January 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 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 10 (31.25%) Network Security
4 9 (28.13%) Juniper
5 7 (21.88%) Nokia
5 7 (21.88%) HP
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
6 6 (18.75%) LAN
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
7 5 (15.63%) MPLS
7 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (12.50%) FortiGate
8 4 (12.50%) VLAN
8 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (12.50%) Migration
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.50%) WAN
8 4 (12.50%) DHCP
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
8 4 (12.50%) NetScreen
8 4 (12.50%) VMware
9 3 (9.38%) CCSA
9 3 (9.38%) BGP
9 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) Windows

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) Network Security
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (18.75%) LAN
5 5 (15.63%) DNS
5 5 (15.63%) MPLS
6 4 (12.50%) VLAN
6 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.50%) WAN
6 4 (12.50%) DHCP
6 4 (12.50%) NetScreen
7 3 (9.38%) BGP
7 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
7 3 (9.38%) DMZ
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) VPN
9 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (3.13%) People Management
4 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCSA
2 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
3 2 (6.25%) CCIE
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) ProxySG
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) UAG
3 1 (3.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 9 (28.13%) Juniper
3 7 (21.88%) Nokia
3 7 (21.88%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (9.38%) Avaya
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.25%) F5
7 2 (6.25%) McAfee
8 1 (3.13%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.13%) Imperva
8 1 (3.13%) BT
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
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