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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 85 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 44 48 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 1.96% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 3.40% 4.78% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 15
Average daily rate
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£332 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £400 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 16
Average hourly rate £23.75 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £32.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
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
1295 1004 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.33% 40.95% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 491 448
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £175
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 23 73
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +6 22 £285 +137.50% 4
Edinburgh -10 13 £459 +20.49% 5
Fife +3 1 - - 1
Dundee - 1 £400 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Stirling - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - - 1
Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (39.56%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (36.26%) Firewall
2 33 (36.26%) VMware
3 32 (35.16%) Windows
4 21 (23.08%) CCNA
4 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
5 17 (18.68%) Linux
6 15 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (16.48%) WAN
6 15 (16.48%) Active Directory
6 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
7 14 (15.38%) HP
7 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (15.38%) CCNP
7 14 (15.38%) LAN
8 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 12 (13.19%) SAN
10 10 (10.99%) MS Office
10 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (9.89%) JSP
11 9 (9.89%) VPN
12 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
12 8 (8.79%) CheckPoint
12 8 (8.79%) McAfee
12 8 (8.79%) Juniper
12 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (8.79%) Hyper-V
12 8 (8.79%) SCCM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.10%) WordPress
3 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.26%) Firewall
2 15 (16.48%) WAN
3 14 (15.38%) LAN
4 12 (13.19%) SAN
5 9 (9.89%) VPN
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (7.69%) VLAN
7 6 (6.59%) Network Security
8 5 (5.49%) IP Telephony
8 5 (5.49%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (4.40%) Wireless
9 4 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.40%) WAAS
10 3 (3.30%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.30%) Junos
10 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.30%) VoIP
10 3 (3.30%) WLAN
10 3 (3.30%) DHCP
10 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (4.40%) Banking
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) International Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (17.58%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.19%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Architect
4 8 (8.79%) Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Network Support
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.49%) Cabling Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Administrator
9 3 (3.30%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) JSP
2 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 7 (7.69%) .NET
2 7 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) Flash
3 1 (1.10%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) CMDB
2 3 (3.30%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.10%) SCADA
3 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.16%) Windows
2 17 (18.68%) Linux
3 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.59%) UNIX
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (7.69%) Data Management
2 7 (7.69%) Security Testing
3 6 (6.59%) ITIL
3 6 (6.59%) Migration
3 6 (6.59%) Change Management
4 5 (5.49%) Cyber Security
4 5 (5.49%) Service Management
4 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.30%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.30%) Network Management
6 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.20%) Project Management
7 2 (2.20%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.20%) Time Management
8 1 (1.10%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.10%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.10%) Change Control
8 1 (1.10%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.30%) SQL
4 2 (2.20%) C
5 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.10%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (39.56%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (23.08%) CCNA
2 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
4 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (15.38%) CCNP
5 7 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 7 (7.69%) MCITP
5 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.49%) Degree
6 5 (5.49%) GIAC
6 5 (5.49%) MCSA
7 4 (4.40%) CISSP
8 2 (2.20%) CCSP
9 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) CCSE
9 1 (1.10%) CCSA
9 1 (1.10%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (16.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.79%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.79%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.49%) vSphere
5 4 (4.40%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) SCCM
2 5 (5.49%) SCOM
3 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.20%) WSUS
4 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.10%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.10%) Legato
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) VMware
2 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.38%) HP
4 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.79%) CheckPoint
4 8 (8.79%) McAfee
4 8 (8.79%) Juniper
4 8 (8.79%) Fortinet
4 8 (8.79%) F5
5 7 (7.69%) EMC
5 7 (7.69%) Citrix
6 6 (6.59%) JBoss
7 5 (5.49%) Oracle
8 4 (4.40%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.30%) TippingPoint
9 3 (3.30%) Crossbeam
9 3 (3.30%) Symantec
9 3 (3.30%) NetApp
10 2 (2.20%) IBM
10 2 (2.20%) Blue Coat
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