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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 71 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 57 46 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.07% 1.87% 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 4.56% 4.66% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £32.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £32.00 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1249 988 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.35% 40.20% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 452 432
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 61
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 31 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 31 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 31 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
Glasgow +15 20 £281 +134.54% 3
Edinburgh -12 20 £400 +4.91% 3
Aberdeen 0 9 £425 +21.42%
Dundee +6 1 £400 +166.66% 1
Fife +3 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £250 - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 39 (40.63%) Windows
2 38 (39.58%) Firewall
3 36 (37.50%) VMware
3 36 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (21.88%) CCNA
5 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
6 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 17 (17.71%) WAN
8 17 (17.71%) Linux
8 17 (17.71%) LAN
9 16 (16.67%) HP
10 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (15.63%) VPN
10 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
11 14 (14.58%) Fortinet
11 14 (14.58%) CCNP
11 14 (14.58%) MS Office
11 14 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
13 12 (12.50%) SAN
13 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (11.46%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (11.46%) VLAN
14 11 (11.46%) JSP
15 10 (10.42%) Juniper
15 10 (10.42%) McAfee
16 9 (9.38%) Data Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.08%) WordPress
3 1 (1.04%) Lync
3 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) MS Office
2 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (39.58%) Firewall
2 17 (17.71%) LAN
2 17 (17.71%) WAN
3 15 (15.63%) VPN
4 12 (12.50%) SAN
5 11 (11.46%) VLAN
5 11 (11.46%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (8.33%) Wireless
8 7 (7.29%) IP Telephony
8 7 (7.29%) Network Security
9 6 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (4.17%) WAAS
10 4 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.17%) Internet
10 4 (4.17%) DHCP
10 4 (4.17%) VoIP
11 3 (3.13%) WLAN
11 3 (3.13%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (5.21%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) International Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (19.79%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.54%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Architect
4 8 (8.33%) Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.21%) Network Support
7 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Test Specialist
8 3 (3.13%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.13%) IT Support
9 2 (2.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) JSP
2 7 (7.29%) HTML
2 7 (7.29%) .NET
2 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) Flash
3 1 (1.04%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) CMDB
2 3 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.04%) iPad
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.04%) SCADA
4 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.63%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Linux
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.25%) UNIX
7 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Android
8 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.04%) AIX
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (9.38%) Data Management
3 7 (7.29%) ITIL
3 7 (7.29%) Security Testing
3 7 (7.29%) Change Management
4 6 (6.25%) Migration
4 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.21%) Service Management
5 5 (5.21%) Cyber Security
6 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.13%) Network Design
7 3 (3.13%) Network Management
7 3 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (3.13%) Time Management
8 2 (2.08%) Data Mapping
8 2 (2.08%) Change Control
8 2 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.08%) Project Management
9 1 (1.04%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) C
4 1 (1.04%) C#
4 1 (1.04%) Perl
4 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.88%) CCNA
3 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
4 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (14.58%) CCNP
6 7 (7.29%) MCITP
6 7 (7.29%) ISTQB
6 7 (7.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (7.29%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.25%) Degree
8 5 (5.21%) MCSA
8 5 (5.21%) GIAC
9 4 (4.17%) CISSP
10 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.04%) CCIE
10 1 (1.04%) HND
10 1 (1.04%) MCSE
10 1 (1.04%) CCIP
10 1 (1.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
1 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.25%) vSphere
5 4 (4.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.04%) XenApp
6 1 (1.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) SCOM
3 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.08%) WSUS
4 2 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.08%) Legato
4 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.04%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) VMware
2 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.67%) HP
4 14 (14.58%) Fortinet
5 10 (10.42%) McAfee
5 10 (10.42%) Juniper
6 8 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.33%) EMC
6 8 (8.33%) Citrix
6 8 (8.33%) F5
7 7 (7.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.25%) JBoss
8 6 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 5 (5.21%) Oracle
10 4 (4.17%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.13%) TippingPoint
11 3 (3.13%) Crossbeam
11 3 (3.13%) Symantec
12 2 (2.08%) Remedy
12 2 (2.08%) Apple
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