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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 103 103 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 22 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.99% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 5.34% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 16
Average daily rate
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£280 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £142 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £345 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
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
475 487 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.90% 18.52% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 231 231
Average daily rate £347 £326 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Glasgow +1 5 £228 -35.00% 1
Edinburgh -12 5 £350 +40.00%
Highlands -2 4 - -
West Lothian - 3 £275 - 3
Aberdeen 0 2 £330 +5.60% 2
Renfrewshire -4 2 - -
Dundee +3 1 - -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 38 (82.61%) Cisco
2 33 (71.74%) CCNA
3 20 (43.48%) CCNP
4 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
5 14 (30.43%) LAN
5 14 (30.43%) WAN
6 13 (28.26%) Firewall
7 11 (23.91%) Wireless
7 11 (23.91%) CCIE
8 10 (21.74%) Juniper
9 9 (19.57%) VPN
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
10 7 (15.22%) WLAN
10 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
10 7 (15.22%) HP
10 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
11 6 (13.04%) MPLS
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.04%) Windows
11 6 (13.04%) Network Design
12 5 (10.87%) Migration
12 5 (10.87%) ITIL
12 5 (10.87%) MCSE
12 5 (10.87%) OSPF
12 5 (10.87%) BGP
13 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
13 4 (8.70%) Linux
13 4 (8.70%) RSVP
13 4 (8.70%) IPsec

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (6.52%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) LAN
1 14 (30.43%) WAN
2 13 (28.26%) Firewall
3 11 (23.91%) Wireless
4 9 (19.57%) VPN
5 7 (15.22%) WLAN
6 6 (13.04%) MPLS
7 5 (10.87%) OSPF
7 5 (10.87%) BGP
8 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
8 4 (8.70%) IPsec
8 4 (8.70%) RSVP
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.52%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.52%) SAN
9 3 (6.52%) VoIP
9 3 (6.52%) DNS
10 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
10 2 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Network Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Network Support
4 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.17%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Support
5 1 (2.17%) Head of IT
5 1 (2.17%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Head of Operations
5 1 (2.17%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (2.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Network Design
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
3 4 (8.70%) Network Management
4 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.35%) Workflow
5 2 (4.35%) Validation
5 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) Coaching
5 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) C
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (71.74%) CCNA
2 20 (43.48%) CCNP
3 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) CCIE
5 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.87%) MCSE
7 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
8 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 2 (4.35%) MCTS
8 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (2.17%) MCITP
9 1 (2.17%) ISEB
9 1 (2.17%) CISSP
9 1 (2.17%) MCSA
9 1 (2.17%) MCP
9 1 (2.17%) SSCP
9 1 (2.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nessus
1 2 (4.35%) Nmap
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) SCOM
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) Juniper
3 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.22%) HP
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) Aruba
6 3 (6.52%) F5
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) VMware
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.17%) Brocade
8 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
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