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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 75 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 47 52 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.70% 2.06% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 4.09% 4.76% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 19
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £21.60 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
1150 1093 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.70% 43.24% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 531 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £201 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.25 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -2 16 £425 +30.76% 4
Glasgow -9 11 £318 +25.74% 2
Aberdeen -4 4 - - 3
Renfrewshire - 3 £338 - 1
Fife +6 2 £225 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £400 -
West Lothian - - - -
Lothian - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
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UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (33.98%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (33.01%) VMware
3 33 (32.04%) Firewall
4 29 (28.16%) Windows
5 26 (25.24%) Security Cleared
6 21 (20.39%) HP
7 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
8 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (18.45%) CCNA
8 19 (18.45%) LAN
8 19 (18.45%) WAN
9 18 (17.48%) Linux
10 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
10 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (11.65%) CCNP
11 12 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
12 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
13 10 (9.71%) MS Office
13 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
13 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
13 10 (9.71%) VLAN
13 10 (9.71%) Network Security
14 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (8.74%) SAN
14 9 (8.74%) ITIL
14 9 (8.74%) JBoss
14 9 (8.74%) Migration
15 8 (7.77%) JSP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (8.74%) JBoss
2 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (32.04%) Firewall
2 19 (18.45%) LAN
2 19 (18.45%) WAN
3 10 (9.71%) Network Security
3 10 (9.71%) VLAN
4 9 (8.74%) SAN
5 8 (7.77%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (6.80%) Wireless
7 6 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (4.85%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (4.85%) VPN
8 5 (4.85%) MPLS
9 4 (3.88%) VoIP
9 4 (3.88%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.91%) WAAS
10 3 (2.91%) Junos
10 3 (2.91%) DMZ
11 2 (1.94%) Internet
11 2 (1.94%) DNS
11 2 (1.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) Big Data
3 1 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Toad
1 1 (0.97%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (2.91%) Finance
1 3 (2.91%) Banking
2 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Back Office
3 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.97%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Network Engineer
2 11 (10.68%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.74%) Architect
4 8 (7.77%) Analyst
4 8 (7.77%) Administrator
5 7 (6.80%) Network Support
6 6 (5.83%) Cabling Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Network Specialist
9 3 (2.91%) Security Specialist
9 3 (2.91%) Test Specialist
9 3 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.91%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) JSP
2 7 (6.80%) HTML
2 7 (6.80%) .NET
2 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.91%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) CMDB
2 3 (2.91%) Clustering
2 3 (2.91%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.97%) Statistics
4 1 (0.97%) SCADA
4 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.16%) Windows
2 18 (17.48%) Linux
3 12 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.83%) UNIX
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (8.74%) Migration
2 9 (8.74%) ITIL
3 7 (6.80%) Change Management
3 7 (6.80%) Security Testing
4 6 (5.83%) Service Management
5 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.85%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.85%) Data Management
5 5 (4.85%) Cyber Security
6 3 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.91%) Network Management
6 3 (2.91%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (2.91%) Project Management
6 3 (2.91%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.94%) ERP
7 2 (1.94%) Data Modelling
7 2 (1.94%) ETL
7 2 (1.94%) Data Virtualisation
7 2 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.80%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.88%) SQL
4 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.97%) Perl
4 1 (0.97%) C
4 1 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (33.98%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (25.24%) Security Cleared
3 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
4 19 (18.45%) CCNA
5 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (11.65%) CCNP
7 8 (7.77%) Degree
8 7 (6.80%) MCITP
8 7 (6.80%) ISTQB
8 7 (6.80%) DV Cleared
8 7 (6.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (4.85%) GIAC
9 5 (4.85%) MCSA
10 4 (3.88%) CISSP
11 3 (2.91%) CCSP
12 1 (0.97%) CCSA
12 1 (0.97%) CCSE
12 1 (0.97%) EMC Certification
12 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (6.80%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.85%) vSphere
6 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.97%) Firmware
7 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.97%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) SCCM
1 5 (4.85%) SCOM
2 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.97%) WSUS
3 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.97%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) VMware
2 21 (20.39%) HP
3 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.77%) Oracle
5 8 (7.77%) Juniper
5 8 (7.77%) F5
6 7 (6.80%) McAfee
6 7 (6.80%) EMC
7 6 (5.83%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.85%) Citrix
9 3 (2.91%) NetApp
9 3 (2.91%) Veritas
9 3 (2.91%) Crossbeam
9 3 (2.91%) Brocade
9 3 (2.91%) TippingPoint
9 3 (2.91%) ProCurve
9 3 (2.91%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.94%) Blue Coat
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