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 23 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.

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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 52 57 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 90 90 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.47% 2.83% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 7.72% 7.96% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 28
Median daily rate £340 £345 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £195 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £490 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.75 £16.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.28% -37.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £16.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £17.35 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.38 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.41%
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
1166 1130 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.93% 35.56% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 505 512
Median daily rate £340 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 26
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £8.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 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
Edinburgh +1 52 £355 +1.42% 7
Glasgow +4 14 £269 -28.33% 8
Renfrewshire -19 13 £421 -0.88%
North Lanarkshire - 5 £200 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Fife +7 1 £325 - 1
Stirling - 1 £500 - 1
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 104 (45.61%) Firewall
2 99 (43.42%) Cisco Certification
3 82 (35.96%) CCNP
4 81 (35.53%) CheckPoint
5 72 (31.58%) CCNA
6 66 (28.95%) HP
7 53 (23.25%) Security Cleared
7 53 (23.25%) F5
8 50 (21.93%) SC Cleared
9 49 (21.49%) Load Balancing
10 48 (21.05%) Juniper
11 47 (20.61%) LAN
11 47 (20.61%) Network Security
12 44 (19.30%) WAN
12 44 (19.30%) ITIL
13 39 (17.11%) Finance
13 39 (17.11%) Fortinet
14 37 (16.23%) Data Centre
15 36 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (14.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 32 (14.04%) VMware
16 32 (14.04%) Windows
17 31 (13.60%) OSPF
17 31 (13.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 30 (13.16%) TippingPoint
18 30 (13.16%) Network Management
18 30 (13.16%) BGP
19 28 (12.28%) MPLS
19 28 (12.28%) EMC
19 28 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management

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 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 15 (6.58%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.75%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.32%) JBoss
7 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) Captiva
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 104 (45.61%) Firewall
2 47 (20.61%) LAN
2 47 (20.61%) Network Security
3 44 (19.30%) WAN
4 36 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (14.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 31 (13.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 31 (13.60%) OSPF
7 30 (13.16%) BGP
8 28 (12.28%) MPLS
9 27 (11.84%) Internet
10 24 (10.53%) SAN
10 24 (10.53%) Wireless
11 22 (9.65%) TCP/IP
12 21 (9.21%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (8.77%) EIGRP
14 16 (7.02%) SNMP
14 16 (7.02%) VPN
15 13 (5.70%) VLAN
16 10 (4.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.44%) HBase
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (3.51%) StarTeam
General
1 39 (17.11%) Finance
2 16 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.58%) Law
4 13 (5.70%) Banking
5 6 (2.63%) Billing
6 4 (1.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (42.98%) Network Engineer
2 23 (10.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (9.21%) Consultant
4 20 (8.77%) Analyst
5 17 (7.46%) Architect
5 17 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (6.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 12 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 11 (4.82%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 9 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (3.95%) Build Engineer
10 9 (3.95%) Network Analyst
10 9 (3.95%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Security Analyst
12 7 (3.07%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.51%) .NET
2 6 (2.63%) J2EE
3 5 (2.19%) REST
4 4 (1.75%) HTML
4 4 (1.75%) Java EE
5 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.44%) EJB
6 1 (0.44%) JPA
6 1 (0.44%) JSP
6 1 (0.44%) Middleware
6 1 (0.44%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.44%) RESTful
6 1 (0.44%) Web Services
6 1 (0.44%) XML
6 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.51%) Clustering
4 7 (3.07%) CMDB
4 7 (3.07%) EMC VNX
5 4 (1.75%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.04%) Windows
2 24 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 19 (8.33%) Linux
4 13 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (5.70%) Unix
4 13 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.39%) AIX
6 9 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.07%) CatOS
8 6 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.88%) Android
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.44%) Solaris
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.49%) Load Balancing
2 44 (19.30%) ITIL
3 30 (13.16%) Network Management
4 28 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.21%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (7.46%) Migration
7 16 (7.02%) Data Privacy
7 16 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (7.02%) Project Management
7 16 (7.02%) Supplier Management
8 14 (6.14%) Network Design
9 13 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (5.70%) Problem Management
9 13 (5.70%) QMS
10 12 (5.26%) High Availability
10 12 (5.26%) Requirements Management
11 11 (4.82%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.39%) ITIL V3
13 9 (3.95%) Quality Management
13 9 (3.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.58%) C
2 7 (3.07%) Java
3 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.19%) VB
5 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.32%) SQL
7 2 (0.88%) VBScript
8 1 (0.44%) C++
8 1 (0.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.44%) Python
8 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 99 (43.42%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (35.96%) CCNP
3 72 (31.58%) CCNA
4 53 (23.25%) Security Cleared
5 50 (21.93%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.14%) CCIE
7 9 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.07%) VCAP
8 7 (3.07%) VCP6
9 6 (2.63%) MCITP
9 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.75%) CCSA
10 4 (1.75%) CCSE
10 4 (1.75%) Degree
10 4 (1.75%) ISEB
10 4 (1.75%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.32%) CCDP
11 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.02%) QA
2 15 (6.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (10.96%) Active Directory
1 25 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.46%) vSphere
3 16 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.63%) XenApp
4 6 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.19%) Docker
6 4 (1.75%) Squid
6 4 (1.75%) UAG
7 3 (1.32%) vCloud
8 2 (0.88%) KVM
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.88%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (4.82%) SCCM
2 10 (4.39%) CA Spectrum
2 10 (4.39%) FortiGate
3 9 (3.95%) vRealize
4 8 (3.51%) Netcool
5 7 (3.07%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (3.07%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.19%) Ansible
6 5 (2.19%) EMC Navisphere
7 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.88%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Puppet
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (35.53%) CheckPoint
2 66 (28.95%) HP
3 53 (23.25%) F5
4 48 (21.05%) Juniper
5 39 (17.11%) Fortinet
6 32 (14.04%) VMware
7 30 (13.16%) TippingPoint
8 28 (12.28%) EMC
9 27 (11.84%) Microsoft
10 20 (8.77%) SolarWinds
11 18 (7.89%) Citrix
12 15 (6.58%) IBM
13 12 (5.26%) Avaya
13 12 (5.26%) Oracle
14 10 (4.39%) CA
15 8 (3.51%) Intel Security
15 8 (3.51%) Siemens
16 6 (2.63%) BT
16 6 (2.63%) Red Hat
17 5 (2.19%) Brocade
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