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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 64 43 83
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +40
Contract jobs citing Cisco 65 107 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.01% 3.36% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 6.53% 8.90% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 24
Median daily rate £334 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +11.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £198 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £17.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £21.00 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.51 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.04% +0.05%
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
996 1202 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.11% 37.69% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 568 634
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £214 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 33
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.51 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.72% -14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.43 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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 +5 38 £375 -0.19% 4
Glasgow -1 12 £263 -30.00% 4
North Lanarkshire +3 5 £160 -14.66%
Renfrewshire -25 5 £330 +13.79% 1
Fife 0 1 £325 -
Aberdeen - 1 £158 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 110 (55.56%) Firewall
2 94 (47.47%) CheckPoint
3 85 (42.93%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (35.86%) CCNP
5 64 (32.32%) CCNA
6 63 (31.82%) F5
7 61 (30.81%) HP
8 60 (30.30%) Network Security
9 57 (28.79%) Juniper
10 55 (27.78%) Load Balancing
11 50 (25.25%) Data Centre
12 46 (23.23%) Fortinet
13 43 (21.72%) VMware
13 43 (21.72%) LAN
14 42 (21.21%) WAN
14 42 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 39 (19.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 38 (19.19%) Internet
16 38 (19.19%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (18.69%) TippingPoint
17 37 (18.69%) Network Management
18 33 (16.67%) Security Cleared
18 33 (16.67%) Finance
19 32 (16.16%) OSPF
20 30 (15.15%) ITIL
21 29 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (14.65%) SC Cleared
22 28 (14.14%) Capacity Planning
23 27 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
23 27 (13.64%) BGP

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 22 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 14 (7.07%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.01%) JBoss
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.52%) Office 365
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (55.56%) Firewall
2 60 (30.30%) Network Security
3 43 (21.72%) LAN
4 42 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 42 (21.21%) WAN
5 39 (19.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 38 (19.19%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (19.19%) Internet
7 32 (16.16%) OSPF
8 27 (13.64%) BGP
9 26 (13.13%) Wireless
10 23 (11.62%) EIGRP
11 20 (10.10%) SAN
12 19 (9.60%) MPLS
13 16 (8.08%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (8.08%) TCP/IP
14 15 (7.58%) VLAN
15 12 (6.06%) VPN
16 8 (4.04%) VoIP
16 8 (4.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.04%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.51%) HBase
General
1 33 (16.67%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Law
3 11 (5.56%) Banking
3 11 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.03%) Billing
5 4 (2.02%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (41.41%) Network Engineer
2 22 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (10.10%) Security Engineer
4 19 (9.60%) Consultant
5 18 (9.09%) Analyst
6 17 (8.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (7.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (6.06%) Architect
8 12 (6.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 11 (5.56%) Network Analyst
9 11 (5.56%) Network Consultant
10 9 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.55%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.04%) Cisco Consultant
12 7 (3.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) Firewall Engineer
13 6 (3.03%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.03%) J2EE
2 4 (2.02%) .NET
2 4 (2.02%) Java EE
2 4 (2.02%) REST
3 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) Middleware
3 1 (0.51%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.51%) RESTful
3 1 (0.51%) XML
3 1 (0.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (25.25%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.04%) EMC VNX
4 6 (3.03%) Clustering
4 6 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.53%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.02%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.01%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.51%) Handset
9 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.13%) Windows
2 22 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.07%) Linux
4 13 (6.57%) AIX
5 12 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.05%) Unix
7 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.02%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.51%) Android
10 1 (0.51%) Solaris
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 37 (18.69%) Network Management
3 30 (15.15%) ITIL
4 28 (14.14%) Capacity Planning
5 27 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (11.62%) Data Privacy
7 21 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (10.10%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (9.09%) Migration
10 16 (8.08%) Supplier Management
11 11 (5.56%) ITIL V3
12 9 (4.55%) Change Management
12 9 (4.55%) DevOps
12 9 (4.55%) High Availability
12 9 (4.55%) Scrum
12 9 (4.55%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.04%) Change Control
13 8 (4.04%) TOGAF
14 7 (3.54%) Enterprise Architecture
15 6 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.03%) Java
2 4 (2.02%) SQL
2 4 (2.02%) VB
3 1 (0.51%) C
3 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 85 (42.93%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (35.86%) CCNP
3 64 (32.32%) CCNA
4 33 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 29 (14.65%) SC Cleared
6 15 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (5.56%) CCIE
8 10 (5.05%) VCP6
9 7 (3.54%) VCAP
10 6 (3.03%) Degree
11 5 (2.53%) MCITP
11 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.02%) A+ Certification
12 4 (2.02%) ACSA
12 4 (2.02%) CCENT
12 4 (2.02%) CCSA
12 4 (2.02%) CCSE
12 4 (2.02%) MCSE
12 4 (2.02%) MCTS
12 4 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.53%) QA
2 5 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.10%) Active Directory
3 19 (9.60%) vSphere
4 14 (7.07%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.53%) Docker
6 3 (1.52%) vCloud
7 2 (1.01%) KVM
7 2 (1.01%) Squid
7 2 (1.01%) UAG
7 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.01%) XenApp
7 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.51%) NFS
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.51%) SRDF
8 1 (0.51%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.05%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (4.04%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.04%) vRealize
3 7 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (3.03%) SCCM
5 5 (2.53%) Ansible
5 5 (2.53%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.02%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.01%) Hyperic
7 2 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.51%) Cacti
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.51%) Nagios
8 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 94 (47.47%) CheckPoint
2 63 (31.82%) F5
3 61 (30.81%) HP
4 57 (28.79%) Juniper
5 46 (23.23%) Fortinet
6 43 (21.72%) VMware
7 37 (18.69%) TippingPoint
8 23 (11.62%) EMC
9 21 (10.61%) Microsoft
10 18 (9.09%) IBM
11 17 (8.59%) SolarWinds
12 13 (6.57%) Citrix
13 11 (5.56%) Oracle
14 10 (5.05%) CA
15 7 (3.54%) Intel Security
16 6 (3.03%) Brocade
16 6 (3.03%) Red Hat
17 5 (2.53%) Blue Coat
18 4 (2.02%) Apple
18 4 (2.02%) Symantec