The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco IOS skills 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 IOS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 122 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.82% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £158 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -26.36%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
363 220 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.16% 8.95% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 104 117
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% -6.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.20 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Scotland region.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Scotland region.

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco IOS
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 IOS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) McAfee
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Junos
5 3 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) TippingPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) Crossbeam
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Android

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Junos
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) McAfee
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) TippingPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 3 (33.33%) Crossbeam
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) CA
6 1 (11.11%) Lotus
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) Altiris