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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 98 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 31 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 1.22% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.28% 6.26% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 10
Average daily rate
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£285 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.41% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £140 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £447 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
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
494 495 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.88% 19.47% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 236 244
Average daily rate £340 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 13
Average hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -1 9 £450 +130.76% 2
Renfrewshire +4 6 £345 +14.85%
Highlands -2 6 - -
Glasgow -5 4 £228 -43.12% 3
Aberdeen -1 2 £330 -22.35%
Dundee -2 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 £270 -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (86.27%) Cisco
2 32 (62.75%) CCNA
3 29 (56.86%) CCNP
4 22 (43.14%) Firewall
5 16 (31.37%) Juniper
6 15 (29.41%) CheckPoint
7 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
8 12 (23.53%) CCIE
8 12 (23.53%) LAN
8 12 (23.53%) WAN
9 10 (19.61%) VPN
10 9 (17.65%) Wireless
10 9 (17.65%) Network Security
11 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (15.69%) ITIL
11 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
11 8 (15.69%) HP
11 8 (15.69%) MPLS
12 7 (13.73%) OSPF
12 7 (13.73%) BGP
12 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.73%) Windows
12 7 (13.73%) WLAN
12 7 (13.73%) Network Design
13 6 (11.76%) IPsec
13 6 (11.76%) RSVP
13 6 (11.76%) Finance
13 6 (11.76%) Migration
13 6 (11.76%) Ethernet

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2 (3.92%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) Firewall
2 12 (23.53%) LAN
2 12 (23.53%) WAN
3 10 (19.61%) VPN
4 9 (17.65%) Wireless
4 9 (17.65%) Network Security
5 8 (15.69%) MPLS
6 7 (13.73%) OSPF
6 7 (13.73%) BGP
6 7 (13.73%) WLAN
7 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 6 (11.76%) IPsec
7 6 (11.76%) RSVP
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.84%) VLAN
9 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications
9 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.88%) DNS
10 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (11.76%) 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 8 (15.69%) Architect
2 8 (15.69%) Network Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
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%) IT Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Security Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.88%) UNIX
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Network Design
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Network Architecture
4 5 (9.80%) Network Management
4 5 (9.80%) Change Control
5 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.88%) QMS
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.92%) Workflow
6 2 (3.92%) Validation
6 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) Security Hardening
6 2 (3.92%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) CCNA
2 29 (56.86%) CCNP
3 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
4 12 (23.53%) CCIE
5 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.84%) CCSA
6 4 (7.84%) CCSE
6 4 (7.84%) JNCIS
7 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
7 3 (5.88%) MCSE
8 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.96%) MCSA
9 1 (1.96%) MCP
9 1 (1.96%) SSCP
9 1 (1.96%) CISM
9 1 (1.96%) ISEB
9 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Nessus
1 2 (3.92%) Nmap
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Netcool
Vendors
1 44 (86.27%) Cisco
2 16 (31.37%) Juniper
3 15 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 8 (15.69%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.76%) Aruba
7 4 (7.84%) TippingPoint
7 4 (7.84%) Citrix
8 3 (5.88%) F5
8 3 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle
10 1 (1.96%) VMware
10 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.96%) Brocade