The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 76 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 56 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.02% 1.78% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 4.56% 4.34% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £157 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £389 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £27.00 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £32.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £32.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
- +12.33%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1228 1014 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.22% 41.12% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 458 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 61
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Cisco
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -9 20 £394 +3.27% 3
Glasgow +11 17 £281 +134.54% 4
Aberdeen -1 10 £425 +21.42%
Fife +4 2 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £250 - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - - 1
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 44 (44.90%) Windows
2 42 (42.86%) Firewall
2 42 (42.86%) VMware
3 36 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (23.47%) Active Directory
4 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (21.43%) CCNA
6 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 19 (19.39%) LAN
7 19 (19.39%) WAN
8 18 (18.37%) HP
9 17 (17.35%) Fortinet
10 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
10 16 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (16.33%) Linux
11 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (15.31%) VPN
11 15 (15.31%) SC Cleared
11 15 (15.31%) VLAN
12 14 (14.29%) CCNP
12 14 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
13 13 (13.27%) MS Office
13 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (12.24%) SAN
15 11 (11.22%) Juniper
15 11 (11.22%) JSP
15 11 (11.22%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (10.20%) Data Management
16 10 (10.20%) McAfee

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) WordPress
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.02%) Lync
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
1 13 (13.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS Project
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.02%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.86%) Firewall
2 19 (19.39%) LAN
2 19 (19.39%) WAN
3 15 (15.31%) VPN
3 15 (15.31%) VLAN
4 12 (12.24%) SAN
5 11 (11.22%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (9.18%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (8.16%) Wireless
8 7 (7.14%) Network Security
8 7 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (6.12%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.08%) WAAS
10 4 (4.08%) DHCP
10 4 (4.08%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.08%) Internet
10 4 (4.08%) BGP
11 3 (3.06%) OSPF
11 3 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (3.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Back Office
3 1 (1.02%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Architect
4 8 (8.16%) Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.10%) Network Support
8 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Test Specialist
9 3 (3.06%) Security Specialist
9 3 (3.06%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) JSP
2 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 7 (7.14%) HTML
2 7 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.02%) EDI
3 1 (1.02%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) CMDB
2 3 (3.06%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.02%) Firmware
4 1 (1.02%) iPad
4 1 (1.02%) Statistics
4 1 (1.02%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.90%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Linux
3 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.12%) UNIX
6 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.04%) Android
9 1 (1.02%) AIX
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (10.20%) Data Management
3 7 (7.14%) Change Management
3 7 (7.14%) ITIL
3 7 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 6 (6.12%) Migration
4 6 (6.12%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.10%) Service Management
5 5 (5.10%) Data Mapping
5 5 (5.10%) Cyber Security
6 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.06%) Network Management
7 3 (3.06%) Time Management
7 3 (3.06%) Network Design
7 3 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.04%) Change Control
8 2 (2.04%) Security Management
8 2 (2.04%) Project Management
9 1 (1.02%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.08%) SQL
4 2 (2.04%) C
5 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.02%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.43%) CCNA
3 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
4 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (15.31%) SC Cleared
5 14 (14.29%) CCNP
6 7 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 7 (7.14%) MCITP
6 7 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (5.10%) GIAC
7 5 (5.10%) MCSA
7 5 (5.10%) Degree
8 4 (4.08%) CISSP
9 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.02%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.02%) CCDP
9 1 (1.02%) CCIP
9 1 (1.02%) CCIE
9 1 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (23.47%) Active Directory
1 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (7.14%) vSphere
3 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.08%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.04%) XenApp
6 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.02%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) SCCM
2 4 (4.08%) SCOM
3 3 (3.06%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.04%) WSUS
4 2 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.04%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.04%) Legato
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.02%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.02%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (42.86%) VMware
2 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.37%) HP
4 17 (17.35%) Fortinet
5 11 (11.22%) Juniper
6 10 (10.20%) McAfee
7 9 (9.18%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.18%) EMC
7 9 (9.18%) Citrix
8 8 (8.16%) F5
9 6 (6.12%) Riverbed
9 6 (6.12%) JBoss
9 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.08%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.08%) Oracle
11 3 (3.06%) NetApp
11 3 (3.06%) Symantec
11 3 (3.06%) Remedy
11 3 (3.06%) Crossbeam
11 3 (3.06%) TippingPoint
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £16 - £19 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £675 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago