The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 31 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 41 51 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Contract jobs citing Cisco 133 91 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.61% 3.14% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 9.87% 8.78% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 34 24
Median daily rate £343 £280 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.32% -17.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £161 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £432 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +36.36%
Cisco
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1347 1036 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.64% 35.76% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 529 478
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £12.10 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Cisco
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Edinburgh -12 38 £353 +8.46% 4
Renfrewshire -19 32 £326 -5.65%
Glasgow +18 28 £346 +15.89% 11
West Lothian +3 4 £310 +14.81%
Scottish Borders - 2 £313 -
Aberdeen +1 1 - - 2
Stirling - 1 £500 - 1
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
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Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 90 (41.86%) Firewall
2 89 (41.40%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (33.49%) CCNP
4 70 (32.56%) CheckPoint
5 65 (30.23%) HP
6 62 (28.84%) CCNA
7 57 (26.51%) Security Cleared
8 53 (24.65%) SC Cleared
9 52 (24.19%) F5
10 50 (23.26%) Juniper
11 45 (20.93%) Load Balancing
12 42 (19.53%) Network Security
13 41 (19.07%) ITIL
14 40 (18.60%) LAN
15 36 (16.74%) Windows
16 35 (16.28%) WAN
17 33 (15.35%) Fortinet
17 33 (15.35%) Cisco ASA
18 31 (14.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 29 (13.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 29 (13.49%) TippingPoint
19 29 (13.49%) Network Management
19 29 (13.49%) VMware
19 29 (13.49%) Microsoft
19 29 (13.49%) Active Directory
20 26 (12.09%) Finance
20 26 (12.09%) Windows Server
21 25 (11.63%) EMC
21 25 (11.63%) Citrix
22 22 (10.23%) MPLS

Cisco
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 19 (8.84%) OpenStack
2 17 (7.91%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.72%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Captiva
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) JBoss
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (41.86%) Firewall
2 42 (19.53%) Network Security
3 40 (18.60%) LAN
4 35 (16.28%) WAN
5 33 (15.35%) Cisco ASA
6 31 (14.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 29 (13.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 22 (10.23%) BGP
8 22 (10.23%) MPLS
8 22 (10.23%) OSPF
8 22 (10.23%) TCP/IP
9 20 (9.30%) Internet
9 20 (9.30%) SAN
10 18 (8.37%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (7.91%) SNMP
12 16 (7.44%) DNS
13 15 (6.98%) DHCP
13 15 (6.98%) VPN
14 13 (6.05%) Wireless
15 11 (5.12%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.47%) HBase
3 1 (0.47%) Informix
3 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.47%) MySQL
3 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (4.19%) StarTeam
General
1 26 (12.09%) Finance
2 12 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.12%) Banking
4 8 (3.72%) Law
5 4 (1.86%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Billing
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (45.12%) Network Engineer
2 24 (11.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (8.37%) Analyst
3 18 (8.37%) Architect
3 18 (8.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 18 (8.37%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (6.51%) Consultant
4 14 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (5.12%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (5.12%) Support Engineer
6 10 (4.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 9 (4.19%) Network Analyst
7 9 (4.19%) Security Engineer
8 8 (3.72%) Build Engineer
8 8 (3.72%) Security Analyst
8 8 (3.72%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (3.26%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (2.79%) LAN Engineer
10 6 (2.79%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.58%) .NET
2 8 (3.72%) HTML
3 7 (3.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.86%) REST
5 3 (1.40%) J2EE
6 2 (0.93%) Middleware
7 1 (0.47%) EJB
7 1 (0.47%) Java EE
7 1 (0.47%) JPA
7 1 (0.47%) JSP
7 1 (0.47%) LAMP
7 1 (0.47%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.47%) WAP
7 1 (0.47%) Web Services
7 1 (0.47%) XML
7 1 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.65%) Clustering
4 7 (3.26%) CMDB
4 7 (3.26%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.86%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.40%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.40%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.40%) Replication
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.74%) Windows
2 26 (12.09%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.77%) Linux
4 19 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (7.44%) Unix
6 14 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.19%) AIX
9 7 (3.26%) CatOS
9 7 (3.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.40%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.93%) Android
11 2 (0.93%) Solaris
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.93%) Load Balancing
2 41 (19.07%) ITIL
3 29 (13.49%) Network Management
4 19 (8.84%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (7.44%) Data Privacy
6 13 (6.05%) Network Design
6 13 (6.05%) Project Management
6 13 (6.05%) QMS
6 13 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.58%) Problem Management
7 12 (5.58%) Requirements Management
8 11 (5.12%) Migration
8 11 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.65%) ITIL V3
9 10 (4.65%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.19%) Network Architecture
10 9 (4.19%) Quality Management
11 8 (3.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.98%) C
2 11 (5.12%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.72%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.33%) VB
5 4 (1.86%) SQL
6 3 (1.40%) Java
7 2 (0.93%) VBScript
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.47%) Python
8 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 89 (41.40%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (33.49%) CCNP
3 62 (28.84%) CCNA
4 57 (26.51%) Security Cleared
5 53 (24.65%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.72%) ISEB
6 8 (3.72%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (3.72%) MCITP
6 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.26%) CCIE
7 7 (3.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.86%) CCDP
8 4 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.40%) Degree
9 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.40%) VCAP
9 3 (1.40%) VCP6
9 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.91%) QA
2 14 (6.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.51%) vSphere
4 11 (5.12%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.65%) XenApp
6 9 (4.19%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.86%) Squid
8 4 (1.86%) UAG
9 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.93%) Docker
10 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.93%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.47%) KVM
11 1 (0.47%) NFS
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.47%) SRDF
11 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (6.98%) SCCM
2 10 (4.65%) CA Spectrum
3 9 (4.19%) Netcool
4 7 (3.26%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (2.79%) FortiGate
6 5 (2.33%) EMC Navisphere
7 4 (1.86%) vRealize
8 3 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.93%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.93%) Ansible
9 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.47%) Puppet
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (32.56%) CheckPoint
2 65 (30.23%) HP
3 52 (24.19%) F5
4 50 (23.26%) Juniper
5 33 (15.35%) Fortinet
6 29 (13.49%) Microsoft
6 29 (13.49%) TippingPoint
6 29 (13.49%) VMware
7 25 (11.63%) Citrix
7 25 (11.63%) EMC
8 19 (8.84%) SolarWinds
9 14 (6.51%) Avaya
10 13 (6.05%) IBM
11 12 (5.58%) Oracle
12 10 (4.65%) CA
13 8 (3.72%) Intel Security
14 6 (2.79%) BT
14 6 (2.79%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.33%) Genesys
15 5 (2.33%) Siemens
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