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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 43 54 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +31
Contract jobs citing Cisco 138 89 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.77% 2.94% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 9.89% 8.27% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 31 25
Median daily rate £343 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 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 £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%
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
1395 1076 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 48.19% 35.57% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 520 520
Median daily rate £350 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 39 29
Median hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.40 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +11 53 £365 +8.14% 6
Renfrewshire -24 32 £326 -5.65%
Glasgow +14 25 £343 +31.73% 7
West Lothian +6 3 £310 +12.72%
Aberdeen - 2 - - 2
Stirling - 1 £500 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £200 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
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UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 94 (41.96%) Firewall
2 92 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (35.27%) CCNP
4 75 (33.48%) CheckPoint
5 67 (29.91%) HP
6 65 (29.02%) CCNA
7 54 (24.11%) Security Cleared
8 51 (22.77%) SC Cleared
8 51 (22.77%) F5
9 50 (22.32%) Juniper
10 45 (20.09%) Network Security
10 45 (20.09%) Load Balancing
11 42 (18.75%) LAN
12 40 (17.86%) ITIL
13 37 (16.52%) WAN
14 35 (15.63%) Windows
14 35 (15.63%) Fortinet
15 34 (15.18%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (15.18%) Finance
16 32 (14.29%) VMware
16 32 (14.29%) Data Centre
17 30 (13.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 30 (13.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 30 (13.39%) TippingPoint
17 30 (13.39%) Network Management
17 30 (13.39%) Active Directory
18 28 (12.50%) EMC
19 27 (12.05%) OSPF
19 27 (12.05%) Microsoft
20 26 (11.61%) 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 19 (8.48%) MS Exchange
1 19 (8.48%) OpenStack
2 11 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.68%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) Captiva
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.02%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (41.96%) Firewall
2 45 (20.09%) Network Security
3 42 (18.75%) LAN
4 37 (16.52%) WAN
5 34 (15.18%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (13.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 30 (13.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 27 (12.05%) OSPF
8 26 (11.61%) BGP
9 25 (11.16%) MPLS
10 24 (10.71%) SAN
11 22 (9.82%) Internet
12 19 (8.48%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (8.48%) TCP/IP
13 17 (7.59%) SNMP
13 17 (7.59%) Wireless
14 16 (7.14%) EIGRP
15 14 (6.25%) VPN
16 12 (5.36%) DHCP
16 12 (5.36%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.02%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.45%) HBase
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (4.02%) StarTeam
General
1 34 (15.18%) Finance
2 14 (6.25%) Banking
2 14 (6.25%) Law
2 14 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.68%) Billing
4 4 (1.79%) Back Office
5 2 (0.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) German Language
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 21 (9.38%) Analyst
2 21 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (8.93%) Consultant
4 19 (8.48%) Architect
5 18 (8.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (4.91%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.46%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 10 (4.46%) Security Engineer
10 9 (4.02%) Build Engineer
10 9 (4.02%) Network Analyst
10 9 (4.02%) Network Consultant
11 8 (3.57%) Network Architect
11 8 (3.57%) Security Analyst
11 8 (3.57%) Test Engineer
12 7 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.57%) .NET
2 6 (2.68%) J2EE
3 5 (2.23%) REST
4 4 (1.79%) HTML
5 3 (1.34%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.34%) Java EE
6 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.45%) EJB
6 1 (0.45%) JPA
6 1 (0.45%) JSP
6 1 (0.45%) Middleware
6 1 (0.45%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.45%) Web Services
6 1 (0.45%) XML
6 1 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.46%) Clustering
4 7 (3.13%) CMDB
4 7 (3.13%) EMC VNX
5 5 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.23%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.79%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.89%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.63%) Windows
2 26 (11.61%) Windows Server
3 19 (8.48%) Linux
4 18 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.36%) Unix
7 10 (4.46%) AIX
8 7 (3.13%) CatOS
9 6 (2.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.34%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.89%) Android
12 1 (0.45%) Solaris
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.09%) Load Balancing
2 40 (17.86%) ITIL
3 30 (13.39%) Network Management
4 26 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (7.14%) Data Privacy
6 16 (7.14%) Migration
6 16 (7.14%) Project Management
7 15 (6.70%) Supplier Management
8 14 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (5.80%) Network Design
9 13 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (5.80%) QMS
10 12 (5.36%) Problem Management
10 12 (5.36%) Requirements Management
11 11 (4.91%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.46%) ITIL V3
13 9 (4.02%) Network Architecture
13 9 (4.02%) Quality Management
13 9 (4.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.70%) C
2 7 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.68%) Java
4 5 (2.23%) VB
5 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.34%) SQL
7 2 (0.89%) VBScript
8 1 (0.45%) C++
8 1 (0.45%) Perl
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.45%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 92 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (35.27%) CCNP
3 65 (29.02%) CCNA
4 54 (24.11%) Security Cleared
5 51 (22.77%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.91%) CCIE
7 7 (3.13%) VCAP
7 7 (3.13%) VCP6
7 7 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.79%) ISEB
8 4 (1.79%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.79%) MCITP
8 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.34%) CCDP
9 3 (1.34%) CCSA
9 3 (1.34%) CCSE
9 3 (1.34%) Degree
9 3 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.89%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.59%) QA
2 16 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.04%) vSphere
4 15 (6.70%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.46%) XenApp
6 9 (4.02%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.23%) Docker
9 4 (1.79%) Squid
9 4 (1.79%) UAG
10 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.89%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.45%) KVM
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.45%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 13 (5.80%) SCCM
2 10 (4.46%) CA Spectrum
3 9 (4.02%) FortiGate
3 9 (4.02%) Netcool
4 8 (3.57%) vRealize
5 7 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (2.23%) Ansible
7 5 (2.23%) EMC Navisphere
8 3 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.89%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.45%) Puppet
10 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (33.48%) CheckPoint
2 67 (29.91%) HP
3 51 (22.77%) F5
4 50 (22.32%) Juniper
5 35 (15.63%) Fortinet
6 32 (14.29%) VMware
7 30 (13.39%) TippingPoint
8 28 (12.50%) EMC
9 27 (12.05%) Microsoft
10 23 (10.27%) Citrix
11 19 (8.48%) SolarWinds
12 16 (7.14%) IBM
13 13 (5.80%) Avaya
14 12 (5.36%) Oracle
15 10 (4.46%) CA
16 8 (3.57%) Intel Security
17 6 (2.68%) BT
17 6 (2.68%) Red Hat
17 6 (2.68%) Siemens
18 5 (2.23%) Riverbed