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 20 January 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
UK / Scotland
Rank 70 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 38 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.28% 1.00% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.67% 5.25% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 9
Median daily rate £325 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £388 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £40.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-37.03% +82.02%

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
278 495 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.71% 18.98% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 268 231
Median daily rate £338 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.25 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +18 12 £425 +30.76%
Renfrewshire +35 9 £323 -
Glasgow 0 6 £375 +25.00% 1
Aberdeen - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire +1 2 £250 -
West Lothian -4 2 £238 -38.31% 1
Fife - 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 67 (88.16%) Cisco
2 59 (77.63%) CCNP
3 44 (57.89%) Firewall
4 39 (51.32%) CCNA
5 30 (39.47%) CheckPoint
6 29 (38.16%) LAN
6 29 (38.16%) WAN
7 25 (32.89%) Wireless
8 24 (31.58%) F5
9 21 (27.63%) Network Security
10 20 (26.32%) OSPF
11 19 (25.00%) BGP
11 19 (25.00%) HP
11 19 (25.00%) Juniper
12 17 (22.37%) Fortinet
12 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
12 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
13 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
14 13 (17.11%) Load Balancing
14 13 (17.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (17.11%) Network Design
14 13 (17.11%) BIG-IP
15 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
15 12 (15.79%) CCIE
16 11 (14.47%) VoIP
16 11 (14.47%) Internet
16 11 (14.47%) JNCIA
16 11 (14.47%) VMware
16 11 (14.47%) Degree

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.89%) Firewall
2 29 (38.16%) LAN
2 29 (38.16%) WAN
3 25 (32.89%) Wireless
4 21 (27.63%) Network Security
5 20 (26.32%) OSPF
6 19 (25.00%) BGP
7 15 (19.74%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (17.11%) BIG-IP
8 13 (17.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 11 (14.47%) Internet
10 11 (14.47%) VoIP
11 10 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (13.16%) VPN
12 9 (11.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (11.84%) MPLS
13 8 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (9.21%) Spanning Tree
14 7 (9.21%) VLAN
General
1 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Network Support
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) LAN Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.58%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.95%) CMDB
4 3 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) CCTV
5 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) Handset
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) IVR
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) CatOS
4 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) Load Balancing
1 13 (17.11%) Network Design
2 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Network Management
3 8 (10.53%) Migration
4 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.21%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (9.21%) Data Privacy
4 7 (9.21%) Service Management
5 6 (7.89%) ITSM
6 5 (6.58%) DevOps
6 5 (6.58%) Project Management
7 4 (5.26%) Change Management
7 4 (5.26%) Kanban
7 4 (5.26%) People Management
7 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.95%) Information Security
8 3 (3.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
1 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (77.63%) CCNP
2 39 (51.32%) CCNA
3 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
3 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
4 12 (15.79%) CCIE
5 11 (14.47%) Degree
5 11 (14.47%) JNCIA
6 8 (10.53%) CCSA
6 8 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (7.89%) CCDP
7 6 (7.89%) CCIP
7 6 (7.89%) CCSE
7 6 (7.89%) JNCIE
8 4 (5.26%) HP ASE
8 4 (5.26%) HP MASE
9 3 (3.95%) CCENT
9 3 (3.95%) MCP
10 2 (2.63%) CCSP
10 2 (2.63%) MCSA
10 2 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.26%) vSphere
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) Cacti
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (88.16%) Cisco
2 30 (39.47%) CheckPoint
3 24 (31.58%) F5
4 19 (25.00%) HP
4 19 (25.00%) Juniper
5 17 (22.37%) Fortinet
6 11 (14.47%) VMware
7 10 (13.16%) Riverbed
8 9 (11.84%) Aruba
9 7 (9.21%) TippingPoint
10 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.63%) Apple
12 2 (2.63%) Citrix
12 2 (2.63%) Sophos
12 2 (2.63%) Symantec
13 1 (1.32%) BT
13 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.32%) Progress
13 1 (1.32%) Siemens