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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 102 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 25 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 1.04% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.43% 6.70% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 8
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£304 £345 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.88% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £371 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.06% +64.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £32.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £32.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -9.27%
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
564 388 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.24% 15.55% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 203 132
Average daily rate £346 £353 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.95 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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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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 - 12 £430 - 3
Edinburgh -16 3 £225 -
Fife - 2 - - 1
Aberdeen -9 1 £418 +17.60%
Dundee - 1 £400 -
Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Cisco Certification
UK

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 35 (62.50%) Cisco
2 29 (51.79%) CCNA
3 28 (50.00%) Firewall
4 27 (48.21%) WAN
5 26 (46.43%) Windows
6 20 (35.71%) LAN
7 18 (32.14%) CCNP
7 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (30.36%) UNIX
8 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
8 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
9 15 (26.79%) CISSP
10 14 (25.00%) HP
10 14 (25.00%) ITIL
11 13 (23.21%) GIAC
12 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 11 (19.64%) CCSP
14 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (16.07%) CEH
15 9 (16.07%) VPN
15 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
15 9 (16.07%) JSP
15 9 (16.07%) MCITP
16 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
16 8 (14.29%) Network Security
16 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 8 (14.29%) SSCP
16 8 (14.29%) Finance
17 7 (12.50%) VMware
17 7 (12.50%) Cryptography

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 27 (48.21%) WAN
3 20 (35.71%) LAN
4 9 (16.07%) VPN
5 8 (14.29%) Network Security
6 5 (8.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.14%) WAAS
7 4 (7.14%) DHCP
8 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (5.36%) Wireless
8 3 (5.36%) SAN
8 3 (5.36%) DNS
8 3 (5.36%) VoIP
8 3 (5.36%) WLAN
8 3 (5.36%) Junos
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Back Office
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Network Support
3 5 (8.93%) Consultant
3 5 (8.93%) Security Consultant
3 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Network Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Test Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Security Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.57%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) JSP
2 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
2 7 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 6 (10.71%) CMDB
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) CESG
5 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.57%) RMADS
5 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Firmware
6 1 (1.79%) SCADA
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) UNIX
3 7 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 6 (10.71%) ITIL V3
4 6 (10.71%) Change Management
4 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.93%) SIEM
5 5 (8.93%) Cyber Security
6 4 (7.14%) Information Management
7 3 (5.36%) Service Management
7 3 (5.36%) Security Management
7 3 (5.36%) Network Management
7 3 (5.36%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.57%) Time Management
8 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (51.79%) CCNA
2 18 (32.14%) CCNP
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
3 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
4 15 (26.79%) CISSP
5 13 (23.21%) GIAC
6 11 (19.64%) CCSP
7 9 (16.07%) CEH
7 9 (16.07%) MCITP
8 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (14.29%) SSCP
9 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 7 (12.50%) Degree
10 5 (8.93%) MCSA
11 4 (7.14%) MCSE
12 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (3.57%) MCDST
14 1 (1.79%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) vCloud
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SCOM
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Netcool
4 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Cisco
2 14 (25.00%) HP
3 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 4 (7.14%) F5
6 3 (5.36%) Mitel
6 3 (5.36%) EMC
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) Juniper
6 3 (5.36%) McAfee
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.36%) TippingPoint
6 3 (5.36%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) BMC
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
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