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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 64 82 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco 80 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.62% 1.66% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 6.93% 4.16% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 31
Average daily rate
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£293 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £29.17 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
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
1154 1057 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.75% 39.89% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 487 516
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 34
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £15.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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 +15 31 £339 +69.37% 5
Glasgow +8 14 £375 -16.66% 5
West Lothian +6 11 £275 +124.48% 2
Aberdeen -6 3 £285 -5.00% 2
North Lanarkshire -2 1 - - 1
Stirling - - - -
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UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 62 (41.61%) Firewall
2 48 (32.21%) WAN
3 45 (30.20%) LAN
4 44 (29.53%) CheckPoint
5 38 (25.50%) Windows
6 34 (22.82%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (22.15%) Active Directory
7 33 (22.15%) Security Cleared
8 28 (18.79%) Juniper
9 25 (16.78%) HP
9 25 (16.78%) ITIL
9 25 (16.78%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (16.11%) SC Cleared
11 23 (15.44%) F5
12 22 (14.77%) CCNA
12 22 (14.77%) SAN
13 21 (14.09%) McAfee
13 21 (14.09%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (13.42%) Network Security
14 20 (13.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (12.75%) EMC
16 18 (12.08%) MS Office
16 18 (12.08%) MS Excel
16 18 (12.08%) VMware
16 18 (12.08%) vSphere
17 16 (10.74%) VoIP
17 16 (10.74%) Ethernet
17 16 (10.74%) DNS
17 16 (10.74%) Microsoft
17 16 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 8 (5.37%) Lync
2 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
5 1 (0.67%) JBoss
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (12.08%) MS Office
1 18 (12.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 62 (41.61%) Firewall
2 48 (32.21%) WAN
3 45 (30.20%) LAN
4 25 (16.78%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (14.77%) SAN
6 21 (14.09%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (13.42%) Network Security
8 16 (10.74%) VoIP
8 16 (10.74%) Ethernet
8 16 (10.74%) DNS
9 14 (9.40%) VPN
10 13 (8.72%) DHCP
10 13 (8.72%) Wireless
11 11 (7.38%) IP Telephony
11 11 (7.38%) WLAN
12 10 (6.71%) Junos
13 8 (5.37%) PBX
14 7 (4.70%) DECT
14 7 (4.70%) Nortel Meridian
14 7 (4.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) Big Data
3 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.67%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (8.05%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.03%) Banking
4 5 (3.36%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Military
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (30.87%) Network Engineer
2 13 (8.72%) Architect
2 13 (8.72%) Analyst
3 12 (8.05%) Consultant
3 12 (8.05%) Network Support
4 11 (7.38%) Network Architect
4 11 (7.38%) Administrator
5 10 (6.71%) Network Analyst
5 10 (6.71%) Support Engineer
5 10 (6.71%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.70%) Network Administrator
7 6 (4.03%) Data Manager
7 6 (4.03%) Voice Project Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Security Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Network Consultant
9 4 (2.68%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.68%) Desktop Support
9 4 (2.68%) Security Consultant
9 4 (2.68%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.34%) .NET
1 2 (1.34%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.67%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.67%) JSP
2 1 (0.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) Cryptography
2 8 (5.37%) Clustering
3 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.36%) Replication
5 3 (2.01%) CMDB
6 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.34%) CCTV
6 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) CESG
7 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.50%) Windows
2 20 (13.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.37%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.70%) Linux
7 4 (2.68%) UNIX
7 4 (2.68%) Android
8 3 (2.01%) AIX
9 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.67%) Solaris
10 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.78%) ITIL
2 13 (8.72%) Network Design
3 12 (8.05%) Service Delivery
3 12 (8.05%) Network Management
4 11 (7.38%) Project Management
4 11 (7.38%) Network Load Balancing
5 10 (6.71%) Incident Management
5 10 (6.71%) Service Management
5 10 (6.71%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (5.37%) Time Management
6 8 (5.37%) Asset Management
7 7 (4.70%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.70%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.36%) Migration
8 5 (3.36%) Information Security
8 5 (3.36%) Supplier Management
8 5 (3.36%) ITIL V3
9 4 (2.68%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.01%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (2.01%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.01%) SQL
2 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.67%) VBScript
3 1 (0.67%) Python
3 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.67%) Korn
3 1 (0.67%) C
3 1 (0.67%) Java
3 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (22.82%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (22.15%) Security Cleared
3 24 (16.11%) SC Cleared
4 22 (14.77%) CCNA
5 15 (10.07%) CCNP
6 10 (6.71%) CCIE
7 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.36%) Degree
9 4 (2.68%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.68%) HND
10 3 (2.01%) CISSP
10 3 (2.01%) CCSA
10 3 (2.01%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.67%) MCITP
11 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.67%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.67%) CISM
11 1 (0.67%) ISEB
11 1 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) QA
2 7 (4.70%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.68%) SLA
4 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (22.15%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.08%) vSphere
3 11 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.71%) UAG
5 9 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.04%) VMware ESX
5 9 (6.04%) Squid
6 2 (1.34%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.34%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.67%) vCloud
7 1 (0.67%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 14 (9.40%) SCCM
2 12 (8.05%) FortiGate
3 9 (6.04%) WhatsUp Gold
4 8 (5.37%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (3.36%) SCOM
6 3 (2.01%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.34%) WSUS
7 2 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.67%) Netcool
8 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.67%) Puppet
8 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 44 (29.53%) CheckPoint
2 28 (18.79%) Juniper
3 25 (16.78%) HP
4 23 (15.44%) F5
5 21 (14.09%) McAfee
6 19 (12.75%) EMC
7 18 (12.08%) VMware
8 16 (10.74%) Microsoft
8 16 (10.74%) Avaya
9 10 (6.71%) Crossbeam
9 10 (6.71%) TippingPoint
9 10 (6.71%) Riverbed
9 10 (6.71%) SolarWinds
10 9 (6.04%) Oracle
11 8 (5.37%) Veritas
12 7 (4.70%) Nokia
12 7 (4.70%) Nortel
12 7 (4.70%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.70%) 3PAR
13 5 (3.36%) CommVault
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