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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
UK / Scotland
Rank 27 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 109 82 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.50% 3.22% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 14.27% 7.74% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 36 26
Median daily rate £325 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £288 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.87% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £19.15 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £40.35 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.89% +31.97%

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
764 1059 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.56% 41.55% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 577 472
Median daily rate £350 £370 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 25
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% +98.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +23 38 £425 +21.42% 2
Glasgow +11 30 £350 +5.66% 3
Aberdeen +5 18 £383 +8.51%
Renfrewshire +31 10 £324 +24.51% 1
North Lanarkshire +3 5 £200 -
Fife - 3 £650 -
West Lothian -7 2 £250 -35.06% 2
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £135 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 74 (42.05%) Firewall
2 71 (40.34%) LAN
3 68 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (35.80%) WAN
5 57 (32.39%) CCNP
6 54 (30.68%) Wireless
6 54 (30.68%) CheckPoint
7 44 (25.00%) F5
8 41 (23.30%) VMware
9 40 (22.73%) Data Centre
10 38 (21.59%) OSPF
10 38 (21.59%) ITIL
10 38 (21.59%) Windows
11 37 (21.02%) BGP
12 33 (18.75%) CCNA
13 32 (18.18%) Network Security
14 31 (17.61%) HP
15 29 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (15.34%) MPLS
17 27 (15.34%) Active Directory
18 26 (14.77%) Project Management
18 26 (14.77%) Finance
18 26 (14.77%) Network Design
19 25 (14.20%) Juniper
19 25 (14.20%) VPN
19 25 (14.20%) Security Cleared
19 25 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (12.50%) BIG-IP
20 22 (12.50%) Cisco IOS

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 13 (7.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.70%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.70%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.14%) IIS
4 2 (1.14%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.57%) Apache
5 1 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.57%) JBoss
5 1 (0.57%) Liferay
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (10.23%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) assyst
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.39%) Office 365
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (42.05%) Firewall
2 71 (40.34%) LAN
3 63 (35.80%) WAN
4 54 (30.68%) Wireless
5 38 (21.59%) OSPF
6 37 (21.02%) BGP
7 32 (18.18%) Network Security
8 28 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (15.34%) MPLS
10 25 (14.20%) VPN
11 22 (12.50%) BIG-IP
11 22 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 21 (11.93%) TCP/IP
13 16 (9.09%) DNS
13 16 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 16 (9.09%) Internet
14 14 (7.95%) VLAN
15 13 (7.39%) Multicast
15 13 (7.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.14%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.57%) git-flow
2 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (14.77%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.11%) Law
4 7 (3.98%) Banking
5 4 (2.27%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (39.77%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.07%) Analyst
3 16 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (8.52%) Security Engineer
5 14 (7.95%) Consultant
5 14 (7.95%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (7.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (7.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) Network Support
8 9 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Cabling Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Network Consultant
10 7 (3.98%) IT Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Network Security Consultant
10 7 (3.98%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.41%) Architect
11 6 (3.41%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (3.41%) Technical Specialist
12 5 (2.84%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) CSS
1 2 (1.14%) J2EE
2 1 (0.57%) .NET
2 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.95%) CMDB
4 7 (3.98%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.98%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.84%) Clustering
6 5 (2.84%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.70%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.70%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.70%) Handset
8 3 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.14%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.57%) Celerra
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.59%) Windows
2 22 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.95%) Linux
4 12 (6.82%) CatOS
4 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.84%) AIX
7 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.84%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.14%) Solaris
8 2 (1.14%) Unix
9 1 (0.57%) CentOS
9 1 (0.57%) HPUX
9 1 (0.57%) SUSE
9 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.59%) ITIL
2 29 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.77%) Network Design
3 26 (14.77%) Project Management
4 19 (10.80%) Configuration Management
5 16 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 16 (9.09%) QMS
6 14 (7.95%) DevOps
6 14 (7.95%) Load Balancing
6 14 (7.95%) Release Management
7 13 (7.39%) Network Management
8 11 (6.25%) Service Management
9 10 (5.68%) Migration
9 10 (5.68%) Quality Management
10 9 (5.11%) Business Transformation
10 9 (5.11%) Change Management
10 9 (5.11%) DNA
11 8 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.55%) Information Security
11 8 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.68%) C
2 8 (4.55%) SQL
3 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.14%) Java
5 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (32.39%) CCNP
3 33 (18.75%) CCNA
4 25 (14.20%) Security Cleared
5 20 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 15 (8.52%) Degree
7 12 (6.82%) CCIE
8 11 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (4.55%) CCSA
9 8 (4.55%) JNCIA
10 6 (3.41%) CCDP
10 6 (3.41%) CCIP
10 6 (3.41%) CCSE
10 6 (3.41%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.27%) CISSP
11 4 (2.27%) HP ASE
11 4 (2.27%) HP MASE
11 4 (2.27%) MCSA
11 4 (2.27%) MCSE
11 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (15.34%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.68%) vSphere
5 6 (3.41%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.14%) XenApp
8 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.57%) KVM
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.57%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.57%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.11%) SCCM
3 6 (3.41%) RSA Security Analytics
4 4 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.14%) Puppet
5 2 (1.14%) SCOM
5 2 (1.14%) SnapMirror
5 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.14%) WSUS
6 1 (0.57%) Ansible
6 1 (0.57%) Cacti
6 1 (0.57%) Simpana
6 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.57%) vRealize
6 1 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 54 (30.68%) CheckPoint
2 44 (25.00%) F5
3 41 (23.30%) VMware
4 31 (17.61%) HP
5 25 (14.20%) Juniper
6 17 (9.66%) Fortinet
6 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
7 14 (7.95%) Riverbed
8 10 (5.68%) Aruba
8 10 (5.68%) BT
8 10 (5.68%) Siemens
9 9 (5.11%) Citrix
10 7 (3.98%) EMC
10 7 (3.98%) NetApp
10 7 (3.98%) Palo Alto
10 7 (3.98%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.98%) TippingPoint
11 6 (3.41%) Blue Coat
11 6 (3.41%) NetWitness
11 6 (3.41%) SolarWinds
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