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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
UK / Scotland
Rank 30 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 95 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.52% 3.37% 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 12.40% 8.06% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 29
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £257 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £44.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% +50.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.19 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.64% +8.13%

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
766 1079 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.48% 41.84% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 569 532
Median daily rate £368 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £15.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +182.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £17.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +23 34 £440 +17.33% 3
Glasgow -9 19 £415 +27.69% 3
Renfrewshire +21 18 £315 +17.20%
Aberdeen +3 14 £390 -
North Lanarkshire +4 5 £200 -27.27%
West Lothian -6 1 £250 -20.00%
Fife - 1 - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 66 (35.68%) Firewall
2 65 (35.14%) LAN
3 61 (32.97%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (30.81%) WAN
5 51 (27.57%) CCNP
6 48 (25.95%) Wireless
7 47 (25.41%) CheckPoint
8 45 (24.32%) F5
9 42 (22.70%) ITIL
10 38 (20.54%) Windows
11 37 (20.00%) VMware
12 36 (19.46%) Data Centre
13 33 (17.84%) Security Cleared
13 33 (17.84%) HP
14 30 (16.22%) Network Security
15 29 (15.68%) CCNA
15 29 (15.68%) OSPF
15 29 (15.68%) BGP
15 29 (15.68%) Project Management
16 28 (15.14%) Active Directory
16 28 (15.14%) Network Design
17 27 (14.59%) Juniper
17 27 (14.59%) Finance
18 26 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (14.05%) Cisco ASA
19 25 (13.51%) SC Cleared
20 24 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (12.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 23 (12.43%) BIG-IP
22 21 (11.35%) 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 11 (5.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.08%) IIS
4 2 (1.08%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.54%) JBoss
5 1 (0.54%) Liferay
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.54%) SAS
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (9.73%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) assyst
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.95%) Office 365
2 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (35.68%) Firewall
2 65 (35.14%) LAN
3 57 (30.81%) WAN
4 48 (25.95%) Wireless
5 30 (16.22%) Network Security
6 29 (15.68%) BGP
6 29 (15.68%) OSPF
7 26 (14.05%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (12.43%) BIG-IP
8 23 (12.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 21 (11.35%) MPLS
9 21 (11.35%) TCP/IP
10 20 (10.81%) DNS
10 20 (10.81%) VPN
11 19 (10.27%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (9.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 14 (7.57%) SAN
14 13 (7.03%) Multicast
14 13 (7.03%) VLAN
15 12 (6.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.54%) MySQL
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.08%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.54%) git-flow
2 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (14.59%) Finance
2 13 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.41%) Law
4 8 (4.32%) Banking
5 4 (2.16%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (36.22%) Network Engineer
2 22 (11.89%) Analyst
3 17 (9.19%) Consultant
4 15 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (7.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (6.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Network Consultant
8 9 (4.86%) Cabling Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Network Support
8 9 (4.86%) Security Consultant
8 9 (4.86%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) NetBackup Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Network Security Consultant
9 8 (4.32%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Architect
10 7 (3.78%) IT Analyst
10 7 (3.78%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (3.24%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.62%) J2EE
2 2 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (0.54%) .NET
3 1 (0.54%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.54%) Java EE
3 1 (0.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.46%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.65%) CMDB
4 9 (4.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.16%) Clustering
7 4 (2.16%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.16%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.16%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.62%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.62%) Handset
8 3 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.08%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.08%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.54%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.54%) Windows
2 20 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.73%) Linux
4 14 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.03%) CatOS
6 10 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.70%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.62%) AIX
11 2 (1.08%) Solaris
11 2 (1.08%) Unix
12 1 (0.54%) CentOS
12 1 (0.54%) HPUX
12 1 (0.54%) SUSE
12 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.70%) ITIL
2 29 (15.68%) Project Management
3 28 (15.14%) Network Design
4 26 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (10.81%) Configuration Management
6 18 (9.73%) QMS
7 17 (9.19%) Problem Management
8 16 (8.65%) Release Management
9 14 (7.57%) Load Balancing
10 12 (6.49%) DevOps
10 12 (6.49%) Network Management
11 11 (5.95%) Quality Management
11 11 (5.95%) Service Management
12 10 (5.41%) Change Management
13 9 (4.86%) Business Transformation
13 9 (4.86%) DNA
13 9 (4.86%) Information Security
14 8 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (4.32%) ITSM
14 8 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.41%) C
1 10 (5.41%) SQL
2 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.62%) Java
3 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.54%) Lisp
4 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (32.97%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (27.57%) CCNP
3 33 (17.84%) Security Cleared
4 29 (15.68%) CCNA
5 25 (13.51%) SC Cleared
6 17 (9.19%) Degree
7 13 (7.03%) CCIE
8 8 (4.32%) CCSA
8 8 (4.32%) JNCIA
9 7 (3.78%) CCSE
9 7 (3.78%) CISSP
9 7 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.24%) CCDP
10 6 (3.24%) CCIP
10 6 (3.24%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.16%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.16%) HP ASE
11 4 (2.16%) HP MASE
12 3 (1.62%) CCSP
12 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (15.14%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.03%) vSphere
4 11 (5.95%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.24%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.08%) XenApp
7 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.54%) Docker
8 1 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.54%) KVM
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.54%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (6.49%) FortiGate
2 9 (4.86%) NetBackup
2 9 (4.86%) SCCM
2 9 (4.86%) vRealize
3 8 (4.32%) EMC Navisphere
4 6 (3.24%) RSA Security Analytics
5 5 (2.70%) Ansible
6 4 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.62%) SCOM
8 2 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.08%) Puppet
8 2 (1.08%) SnapMirror
8 2 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.08%) WSUS
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.54%) Nagios
9 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (25.41%) CheckPoint
2 45 (24.32%) F5
3 37 (20.00%) VMware
4 33 (17.84%) HP
5 27 (14.59%) Juniper
6 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
7 18 (9.73%) Fortinet
8 15 (8.11%) EMC
9 14 (7.57%) Riverbed
10 10 (5.41%) Aruba
10 10 (5.41%) BT
10 10 (5.41%) Citrix
10 10 (5.41%) Siemens
11 9 (4.86%) Red Hat
12 8 (4.32%) Blue Coat
13 7 (3.78%) NetApp
13 7 (3.78%) Palo Alto
13 7 (3.78%) TippingPoint
14 6 (3.24%) NetWitness
14 6 (3.24%) Sourcefire