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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 31 March 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.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 62 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Cisco 69 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.30% 2.00% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 6.23% 4.90% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 32
Average daily rate
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£313 £328 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £39.75 £29.17 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.27% +143.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
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
1108 1021 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.97% 40.76% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 465 483
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.30 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 March 2015.

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 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 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 -2 25 £308 +17.14% 8
Glasgow +3 15 £444 -1.38% 3
Renfrewshire -8 7 £267 -18.65% 1
Aberdeen -5 6 £285 -16.17% 2
North Lanarkshire -3 1 - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Cisco 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.

1 51 (38.64%) Firewall
2 38 (28.79%) WAN
3 36 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 34 (25.76%) LAN
5 33 (25.00%) Windows
6 27 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (19.70%) Active Directory
7 26 (19.70%) Security Cleared
8 24 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 20 (15.15%) Juniper
11 19 (14.39%) SAN
11 19 (14.39%) ITIL
11 19 (14.39%) VMware
12 18 (13.64%) HP
12 18 (13.64%) EMC
12 18 (13.64%) McAfee
13 17 (12.88%) F5
14 16 (12.12%) Avaya
14 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (11.36%) vSphere
15 15 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (11.36%) Network Security
16 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (9.85%) VoIP
17 13 (9.85%) Ethernet
17 13 (9.85%) DNS
17 13 (9.85%) CCNA
17 13 (9.85%) MS Office
17 13 (9.85%) MS Excel

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Cisco 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.55%) Lync
2 4 (3.03%) JBoss
3 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Office
1 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 51 (38.64%) Firewall
2 38 (28.79%) WAN
3 34 (25.76%) LAN
4 24 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (14.39%) SAN
6 15 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (11.36%) Network Security
7 13 (9.85%) DNS
7 13 (9.85%) Ethernet
7 13 (9.85%) VoIP
8 11 (8.33%) DHCP
8 11 (8.33%) IP Telephony
9 10 (7.58%) Wireless
10 8 (6.06%) WLAN
10 8 (6.06%) VPN
11 7 (5.30%) Junos
11 7 (5.30%) PBX
11 7 (5.30%) DECT
11 7 (5.30%) Nortel Meridian
12 5 (3.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.76%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (8.33%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.55%) Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (28.79%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.12%) Administrator
3 11 (8.33%) Architect
3 11 (8.33%) Network Support
4 10 (7.58%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.82%) Consultant
5 9 (6.82%) Analyst
5 9 (6.82%) Network Architect
6 8 (6.06%) Network Administrator
7 7 (5.30%) Network Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.55%) Data Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Voice Project Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (3.03%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.03%) Network Consultant
10 4 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) Middleware
2 2 (1.52%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) JSP
3 1 (0.76%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Clustering
2 6 (4.55%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.79%) Replication
3 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.27%) CMDB
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) CCTV
5 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.76%) GIS
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) CESG
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.00%) Windows
2 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.79%) Linux
6 4 (3.03%) Android
7 3 (2.27%) AIX
8 2 (1.52%) UNIX
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.39%) ITIL
2 11 (8.33%) Project Management
3 10 (7.58%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.82%) Network Design
5 8 (6.06%) Asset Management
5 8 (6.06%) Network Management
6 7 (5.30%) Service Management
6 7 (5.30%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (5.30%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.55%) Time Management
7 6 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.79%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.03%) Information Security
10 3 (2.27%) Change Management
10 3 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (2.27%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.76%) C
2 1 (0.76%) Java
2 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.76%) Perl
2 1 (0.76%) SQL
2 1 (0.76%) VBScript
2 1 (0.76%) Python
2 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 22 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 13 (9.85%) CCNA
5 10 (7.58%) CCNP
6 9 (6.82%) CCIE
7 5 (3.79%) Degree
8 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.27%) CISSP
9 3 (2.27%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.27%) CCSA
10 2 (1.52%) HND
11 1 (0.76%) MCP
11 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.76%) CISM
11 1 (0.76%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.76%) ISEB
11 1 (0.76%) MCITP
11 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) QA
1 6 (4.55%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
3 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.36%) vSphere
3 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (7.58%) UAG
4 10 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.82%) Squid
6 8 (6.06%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.55%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.52%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.52%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.76%) vCloud
9 1 (0.76%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 11 (8.33%) SCCM
3 8 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (3.79%) SCOM
6 3 (2.27%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.52%) WSUS
7 2 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.76%) Puppet
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 20 (15.15%) Juniper
3 19 (14.39%) VMware
4 18 (13.64%) McAfee
4 18 (13.64%) HP
4 18 (13.64%) EMC
5 17 (12.88%) F5
6 16 (12.12%) Avaya
7 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
7 10 (7.58%) SolarWinds
8 9 (6.82%) Oracle
9 8 (6.06%) Veritas
10 7 (5.30%) Nokia
10 7 (5.30%) Nortel
10 7 (5.30%) Fortinet
10 7 (5.30%) Crossbeam
10 7 (5.30%) TippingPoint
10 7 (5.30%) Riverbed
11 6 (4.55%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.79%) Brocade
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