The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 30 June 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 93 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 36 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 1.21% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.63% 5.99% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 19
Average daily rate
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£348 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £140 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%
Cisco Certification
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
472 551 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.72% 20.17% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 271 241
Average daily rate £337 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 18
Average hourly rate £28.31 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.25% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £11.25 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Scotland region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Scotland region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 11 £550 +292.85% 2
Renfrewshire +8 9 £345 +5.90%
Highlands 0 6 - -
Glasgow -13 5 £260 -38.09% 1
West Lothian - 2 £270 -
Dundee - 2 - - 1
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification.

1 43 (84.31%) Cisco
2 35 (68.63%) CCNA
3 31 (60.78%) CCNP
4 23 (45.10%) Firewall
5 17 (33.33%) Juniper
5 17 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
7 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
7 10 (19.61%) ITIL
7 10 (19.61%) VPN
7 10 (19.61%) Network Security
8 9 (17.65%) LAN
8 9 (17.65%) WAN
8 9 (17.65%) HP
8 9 (17.65%) CCIE
9 8 (15.69%) Wireless
10 7 (13.73%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (13.73%) MPLS
10 7 (13.73%) OSPF
10 7 (13.73%) BGP
10 7 (13.73%) Windows
10 7 (13.73%) Change Control
11 6 (11.76%) Aruba
11 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
11 6 (11.76%) RSVP
11 6 (11.76%) CCSE
11 6 (11.76%) TippingPoint
11 6 (11.76%) JNCIS
11 6 (11.76%) IPsec

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) Firewall
2 10 (19.61%) Network Security
2 10 (19.61%) VPN
3 9 (17.65%) LAN
3 9 (17.65%) WAN
4 8 (15.69%) Wireless
5 7 (13.73%) MPLS
5 7 (13.73%) OSPF
5 7 (13.73%) BGP
6 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
6 6 (11.76%) IPsec
6 6 (11.76%) RSVP
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.84%) VLAN
7 4 (7.84%) SNMP
7 4 (7.84%) WLAN
8 3 (5.88%) DNS
8 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Architect
2 7 (13.73%) Network Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Security Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Network Support
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Support
6 1 (1.96%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
1 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.92%) JSP
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.92%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Change Control
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Quality Management
4 5 (9.80%) QMS
4 5 (9.80%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.84%) Network Management
5 4 (7.84%) Network Design
6 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.92%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.92%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.92%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.96%) CMMI
8 1 (1.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (68.63%) CCNA
2 31 (60.78%) CCNP
3 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
4 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
5 9 (17.65%) CCIE
6 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (11.76%) CCSA
7 6 (11.76%) CCSE
7 6 (11.76%) JNCIS
8 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
9 2 (3.92%) MCSE
10 1 (1.96%) MCSA
10 1 (1.96%) CCSP
10 1 (1.96%) MCP
10 1 (1.96%) ISEB
10 1 (1.96%) CISSP
10 1 (1.96%) MCITP
10 1 (1.96%) ISSMP
10 1 (1.96%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Netcool
1 1 (1.96%) Nessus
1 1 (1.96%) Nmap
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (84.31%) Cisco
2 17 (33.33%) Juniper
2 17 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (17.65%) HP
4 6 (11.76%) TippingPoint
4 6 (11.76%) Aruba
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.84%) Citrix
6 4 (7.84%) F5
7 3 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) VMware
8 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.96%) Brocade