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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 40 42 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +25
Contract jobs citing Cisco 100 107 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.94% 3.75% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 10.02% 9.28% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 27
Median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £164 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
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
998 1153 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 49.28% 40.44% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 585 555
Median daily rate £340 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.70 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 6 December 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
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 6 December 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 +22 41 £375 +7.14% 4
Glasgow -2 29 £350 +5.66% 2
Aberdeen -1 9 £266 -24.46%
Renfrewshire -5 7 £326 +25.19%
Fife +2 4 £488 - 1
West Lothian -7 2 £225 -41.55%
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £135 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
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Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 76 (45.24%) Firewall
2 69 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (33.33%) LAN
4 55 (32.74%) CCNP
5 53 (31.55%) WAN
6 52 (30.95%) Data Centre
7 51 (30.36%) VMware
8 50 (29.76%) CheckPoint
9 43 (25.60%) CCNA
10 37 (22.02%) Windows
10 37 (22.02%) Wireless
11 33 (19.64%) Network Security
12 32 (19.05%) F5
13 31 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (17.86%) OSPF
14 30 (17.86%) Active Directory
15 29 (17.26%) Finance
16 28 (16.67%) BGP
16 28 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (14.88%) Windows Server
17 25 (14.88%) ITIL
18 23 (13.69%) Juniper
19 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
19 22 (13.10%) VPN
19 22 (13.10%) Internet
20 21 (12.50%) MPLS
21 19 (11.31%) HP
22 18 (10.71%) EIGRP
22 18 (10.71%) VLAN

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 16 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.79%) JBoss
3 3 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.19%) IIS
4 2 (1.19%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) Liferay
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.19%) assyst
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.14%) Office 365
2 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (45.24%) Firewall
2 56 (33.33%) LAN
3 53 (31.55%) WAN
4 37 (22.02%) Wireless
5 33 (19.64%) Network Security
6 30 (17.86%) OSPF
7 28 (16.67%) BGP
7 28 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (13.10%) Internet
8 22 (13.10%) VPN
9 21 (12.50%) MPLS
10 18 (10.71%) EIGRP
10 18 (10.71%) VLAN
11 17 (10.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (10.12%) TCP/IP
12 16 (9.52%) DNS
13 15 (8.93%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (8.93%) VoIP
14 14 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 12 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.19%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.60%) git-flow
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (17.26%) Finance
2 13 (7.74%) Law
3 12 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.76%) Banking
5 3 (1.79%) Billing
5 3 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (31.55%) Network Engineer
2 25 (14.88%) Analyst
3 18 (10.71%) Consultant
4 16 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 15 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (8.93%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (7.14%) Network Consultant
7 11 (6.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) IT Analyst
9 7 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
9 7 (4.17%) Security Consultant
9 7 (4.17%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.57%) Network Manager
10 6 (3.57%) Network Support
11 5 (2.98%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (2.98%) Network Analyst
11 5 (2.98%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.98%) J2EE
2 3 (1.79%) Java EE
3 2 (1.19%) REST
4 1 (0.60%) .NET
4 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.60%) JSP
4 1 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (30.95%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.17%) EMC VNX
4 7 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.98%) Clustering
5 5 (2.98%) CMDB
5 5 (2.98%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.79%) Handset
8 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.19%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.19%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.60%) Celerra
9 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.60%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.60%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.02%) Windows
2 25 (14.88%) Windows Server
3 17 (10.12%) Linux
4 13 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.57%) AIX
8 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.79%) Unix
9 3 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.19%) CatOS
10 2 (1.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.60%) CentOS
11 1 (0.60%) HPUX
11 1 (0.60%) SUSE
11 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.88%) ITIL
3 17 (10.12%) Load Balancing
4 16 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (8.93%) DevOps
5 15 (8.93%) Network Management
6 14 (8.33%) Migration
6 14 (8.33%) Project Management
7 13 (7.74%) Supplier Management
8 11 (6.55%) Change Management
8 11 (6.55%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (5.36%) Network Design
11 8 (4.76%) High Availability
11 8 (4.76%) Kanban
11 8 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (4.17%) Data Privacy
12 7 (4.17%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.17%) Scrum
13 6 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.76%) SQL
2 6 (3.57%) Java
3 4 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (32.74%) CCNP
3 43 (25.60%) CCNA
4 16 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 16 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (7.74%) CCIE
6 12 (7.14%) Degree
6 12 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.17%) VCP6
8 6 (3.57%) MCSA
8 6 (3.57%) MCSE
8 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.98%) CCSA
10 4 (2.38%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.38%) ACSA
10 4 (2.38%) CCENT
10 4 (2.38%) CCSE
10 4 (2.38%) MCITP
10 4 (2.38%) MCTS
10 4 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.33%) vSphere
5 6 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.79%) Docker
6 3 (1.79%) vCloud
6 3 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.19%) KVM
7 2 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.19%) XenApp
7 2 (1.19%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.60%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.76%) SCCM
2 7 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.57%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (2.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.98%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (2.98%) vRealize
5 4 (2.38%) Ansible
5 4 (2.38%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.19%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.19%) Puppet
6 2 (1.19%) SCOM
6 2 (1.19%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.19%) WSUS
7 1 (0.60%) Cacti
7 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 51 (30.36%) VMware
2 50 (29.76%) CheckPoint
3 32 (19.05%) F5
4 23 (13.69%) Juniper
5 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
6 19 (11.31%) HP
7 13 (7.74%) EMC
7 13 (7.74%) Fortinet
8 8 (4.76%) Citrix
8 8 (4.76%) IBM
8 8 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 8 (4.76%) TippingPoint
9 7 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 7 (4.17%) NetApp
9 7 (4.17%) Palo Alto
10 6 (3.57%) Brocade
10 6 (3.57%) NetWitness
10 6 (3.57%) Sourcefire
10 6 (3.57%) Symantec
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