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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 93 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 57 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.96% 1.20% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.76% 7.58% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 18
Median daily rate £310 £348 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £254 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £550 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +14.28%
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
735 475 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.21% 15.81% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 227 275
Median daily rate £330 £337 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.31 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.31% +57.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £12.22 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

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 1 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire -28 19 £310 -10.14%
Edinburgh +6 17 £325 -40.90% 2
Glasgow +3 9 £358 +37.50% 4
North Lanarkshire - 4 £235 -
West Lothian +11 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 95 (89.62%) Cisco
2 85 (80.19%) CCNP
3 78 (73.58%) CCNA
4 52 (49.06%) Firewall
5 43 (40.57%) SC Cleared
5 43 (40.57%) Security Cleared
6 37 (34.91%) HP
7 36 (33.96%) CheckPoint
8 32 (30.19%) Network Security
9 29 (27.36%) F5
10 27 (25.47%) Network Management
10 27 (25.47%) Load Balancing
11 25 (23.58%) Fortinet
12 23 (21.70%) Juniper
13 21 (19.81%) Internet
13 21 (19.81%) WAN
14 20 (18.87%) OSPF
14 20 (18.87%) TippingPoint
14 20 (18.87%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (18.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (18.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 18 (16.98%) BGP
15 18 (16.98%) LAN
16 17 (16.04%) SNMP
16 17 (16.04%) QA
17 16 (15.09%) Data Privacy
18 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (14.15%) Data Centre
18 15 (14.15%) OpenStack
19 14 (13.21%) Cisco ASA

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 15 (14.15%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.77%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.89%) CICS
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (49.06%) Firewall
2 32 (30.19%) Network Security
3 21 (19.81%) Internet
3 21 (19.81%) WAN
4 20 (18.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 20 (18.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 20 (18.87%) OSPF
5 18 (16.98%) BGP
5 18 (16.98%) LAN
6 17 (16.04%) SNMP
7 14 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (13.21%) MPLS
8 12 (11.32%) EIGRP
9 11 (10.38%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (8.49%) FTP
10 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
10 9 (8.49%) VLAN
10 9 (8.49%) VPN
11 8 (7.55%) Wireless
12 7 (6.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (8.49%) StarTeam
2 4 (3.77%) HP UFT
2 4 (3.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (59.43%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Consultant
3 11 (10.38%) Test Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Network Consultant
6 7 (6.60%) Build Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Cisco Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Network Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Verification Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Data Consultant
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Architect
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Network Architect
9 4 (3.77%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) .NET
1 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
1 8 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (3.77%) JSP
3 1 (0.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (14.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.77%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.83%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Unix
2 5 (4.72%) Windows
3 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) Load Balancing
1 27 (25.47%) Network Management
2 20 (18.87%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (15.09%) Data Privacy
4 13 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.32%) Migration
5 12 (11.32%) Requirements Management
6 8 (7.55%) Network Architecture
7 7 (6.60%) Network Design
8 6 (5.66%) High Availability
9 4 (3.77%) CRM
9 4 (3.77%) Escalation Management
9 4 (3.77%) Functional Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.77%) Security Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.77%) Service Management
9 4 (3.77%) Time Management
10 3 (2.83%) Project Management
10 3 (2.83%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) C
2 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.72%) SQL
4 4 (3.77%) C#
4 4 (3.77%) Java
4 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.77%) VB
5 3 (2.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (80.19%) CCNP
2 78 (73.58%) CCNA
3 43 (40.57%) SC Cleared
3 43 (40.57%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.32%) CCIE
5 9 (8.49%) ISTQB
6 8 (7.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.72%) ISEB
7 5 (4.72%) JNCIA
7 5 (4.72%) MCITP
8 4 (3.77%) CCDP
8 4 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.83%) CCSA
9 3 (2.83%) CCSE
10 2 (1.89%) CISA
10 2 (1.89%) CISM
10 2 (1.89%) CISSP
10 2 (1.89%) CWNE
10 2 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.04%) QA
2 5 (4.72%) SLA
3 4 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (1.89%) RACF
1 2 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) Netcool
2 5 (4.72%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (89.62%) Cisco
2 37 (34.91%) HP
3 36 (33.96%) CheckPoint
4 29 (27.36%) F5
5 25 (23.58%) Fortinet
6 23 (21.70%) Juniper
7 20 (18.87%) TippingPoint
8 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
9 7 (6.60%) Avaya
10 5 (4.72%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.77%) Intel Security
11 4 (3.77%) Oracle
11 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.83%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.83%) Citrix
12 3 (2.83%) Siemens
13 2 (1.89%) Aruba
13 2 (1.89%) VMware
14 1 (0.94%) EMC
14 1 (0.94%) Mitel