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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 62 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 63 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.35% 2.41% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 6.73% 5.91% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.86% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £17.35 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.15 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -16.66%
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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
936 914 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.93% 40.84% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 409 472
Average daily rate £364 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 26
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.02 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.40% -11.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 -4 17 £325 -41.17% 8
Glasgow +3 14 £375 +15.38% 6
Renfrewshire -14 8 £425 +28.78%
West Lothian +9 6 £239 -16.22%
Aberdeen -1 4 - - 3
Dundee - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (38.53%) Firewall
2 34 (31.19%) LAN
3 32 (29.36%) WAN
4 31 (28.44%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (26.61%) Security Cleared
6 27 (24.77%) CheckPoint
7 22 (20.18%) SC Cleared
8 20 (18.35%) Windows
9 18 (16.51%) CCNA
10 16 (14.68%) HP
10 16 (14.68%) VMware
10 16 (14.68%) Network Security
10 16 (14.68%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (12.84%) Juniper
12 13 (11.93%) CCNP
12 13 (11.93%) F5
13 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (11.01%) EMC
13 12 (11.01%) ITIL
14 11 (10.09%) SAN
14 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
14 11 (10.09%) Wireless
15 10 (9.17%) McAfee
15 10 (9.17%) vSphere
16 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (8.26%) FortiGate
17 8 (7.34%) Avaya
17 8 (7.34%) CCIE
17 8 (7.34%) VoIP
17 8 (7.34%) Asset Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (2.75%) Lync
1 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.75%) JBoss
2 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.53%) Firewall
2 34 (31.19%) LAN
3 32 (29.36%) WAN
4 16 (14.68%) Network Security
4 16 (14.68%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (10.09%) SAN
5 11 (10.09%) Wireless
6 8 (7.34%) VoIP
7 7 (6.42%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (6.42%) WLAN
7 7 (6.42%) Ethernet
7 7 (6.42%) MPLS
8 6 (5.50%) DNS
9 5 (4.59%) VLAN
9 5 (4.59%) DHCP
10 4 (3.67%) NetScreen
10 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.67%) VPN
10 4 (3.67%) Junos
10 4 (3.67%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.92%) Big Data
2 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.92%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.92%) Toad
General
1 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.67%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) Network Engineer
2 10 (9.17%) Analyst
3 9 (8.26%) Architect
4 8 (7.34%) Consultant
4 8 (7.34%) Administrator
4 8 (7.34%) Network Support
5 7 (6.42%) Network Architect
5 7 (6.42%) Network Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.59%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Cabling Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (2.75%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (2.75%) Network Specialist
8 3 (2.75%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 3 (2.75%) Network Consultant
8 3 (2.75%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) Middleware
2 1 (0.92%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Clustering
2 4 (3.67%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.75%) CMDB
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) CCTV
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.92%) CESG
5 1 (0.92%) Statistics
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Windows
2 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.67%) Linux
4 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) AIX
6 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.01%) ITIL
2 8 (7.34%) Asset Management
3 7 (6.42%) Network Design
3 7 (6.42%) Problem Management
4 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.50%) Project Management
4 6 (5.50%) Network Management
5 5 (4.59%) Service Management
5 5 (4.59%) Migration
6 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (2.75%) Release Management
7 3 (2.75%) Time Management
7 3 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.75%) Information Security
8 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.83%) Data Modelling
8 2 (1.83%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.92%) SQL
1 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (28.44%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (26.61%) Security Cleared
3 22 (20.18%) SC Cleared
4 18 (16.51%) CCNA
5 13 (11.93%) CCNP
6 8 (7.34%) CCIE
7 4 (3.67%) CCSA
8 3 (2.75%) Degree
8 3 (2.75%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.75%) CCSP
9 1 (0.92%) CCSE
9 1 (0.92%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) JSP 440
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.17%) vSphere
4 7 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.50%) UAG
5 6 (5.50%) Squid
6 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.59%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.83%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.50%) SCOM
3 5 (4.59%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.67%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (2.75%) SCCM
6 1 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) CheckPoint
2 16 (14.68%) HP
2 16 (14.68%) VMware
3 14 (12.84%) Juniper
4 13 (11.93%) F5
5 12 (11.01%) EMC
6 10 (9.17%) McAfee
7 8 (7.34%) Avaya
8 7 (6.42%) Nokia
8 7 (6.42%) Veritas
9 6 (5.50%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.50%) Fortinet
10 5 (4.59%) Oracle
10 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.67%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.67%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.67%) TippingPoint
11 4 (3.67%) Crossbeam
12 3 (2.75%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.75%) Brocade
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