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 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 43 52 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +34
Contract jobs citing Cisco 132 87 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.41% 2.91% 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 9.71% 7.64% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 15
Average daily rate £325 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £166 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 3
Average hourly rate £41.00 - £29.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.85% +33.33%
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
1360 1139 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 38.08% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 607 481
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £190 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 46 26
Average hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -45.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.10 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.05 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 April 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
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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 35 £375 +11.11% 7
Glasgow +15 26 £350 -5.08% 11
Renfrewshire -19 25 £300 -2.28%
Aberdeen +12 8 - -
West Lothian +2 7 £313 +13.63%
Scottish Borders +1 2 £313 +56.37%
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 95 (42.79%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (39.64%) Firewall
3 70 (31.53%) CCNP
4 66 (29.73%) CheckPoint
5 65 (29.28%) CCNA
6 56 (25.23%) HP
7 55 (24.77%) Security Cleared
8 54 (24.32%) F5
9 51 (22.97%) SC Cleared
10 46 (20.72%) Load Balancing
11 44 (19.82%) LAN
12 42 (18.92%) Juniper
13 40 (18.02%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (16.67%) WAN
15 36 (16.22%) ITIL
16 35 (15.77%) Network Security
17 34 (15.32%) Windows
18 33 (14.86%) TCP/IP
18 33 (14.86%) Finance
18 33 (14.86%) VMware
19 30 (13.51%) Microsoft
20 29 (13.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 27 (12.16%) Active Directory
21 27 (12.16%) Citrix
21 27 (12.16%) OSPF
22 26 (11.71%) BGP
23 25 (11.26%) MPLS
23 25 (11.26%) Fortinet
23 25 (11.26%) Data Centre
24 24 (10.81%) Windows Server

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (6.31%) OpenStack
2 13 (5.86%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.50%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.45%) Captiva
8 1 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.86%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.90%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (39.64%) Firewall
2 44 (19.82%) LAN
3 40 (18.02%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (16.67%) WAN
5 35 (15.77%) Network Security
6 33 (14.86%) TCP/IP
7 29 (13.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 27 (12.16%) OSPF
9 26 (11.71%) BGP
10 25 (11.26%) MPLS
11 24 (10.81%) VPN
12 23 (10.36%) SAN
13 22 (9.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 19 (8.56%) Wireless
15 18 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (8.11%) DNS
15 18 (8.11%) Internet
16 17 (7.66%) SNMP
17 16 (7.21%) DHCP
18 13 (5.86%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.95%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.90%) Informix
3 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (4.05%) StarTeam
General
1 33 (14.86%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Banking
2 12 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.60%) Law
4 4 (1.80%) Back Office
5 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) German Language
6 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (43.24%) Network Engineer
2 25 (11.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (9.91%) Architect
3 22 (9.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (9.46%) Consultant
5 20 (9.01%) Analyst
5 20 (9.01%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.41%) Network Analyst
8 11 (4.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (4.95%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.50%) Network Architect
10 9 (4.05%) Network Consultant
11 8 (3.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) Test Engineer
12 7 (3.15%) Build Engineer
12 7 (3.15%) Security Analyst
13 6 (2.70%) Firewall Consultant
13 6 (2.70%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.41%) .NET
2 7 (3.15%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.15%) HTML
3 3 (1.35%) REST
4 2 (0.90%) LAMP
4 2 (0.90%) Middleware
5 1 (0.45%) EJB
5 1 (0.45%) JPA
5 1 (0.45%) JSP
5 1 (0.45%) WAP
5 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.26%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.05%) Clustering
3 9 (4.05%) CMDB
3 9 (4.05%) Private Cloud
4 6 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.80%) Replication
6 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.35%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.32%) Windows
2 24 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 20 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (7.21%) Unix
4 16 (7.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.41%) Linux
6 10 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (4.05%) CatOS
8 8 (3.60%) AIX
8 8 (3.60%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.80%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.90%) Android
11 2 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.72%) Load Balancing
2 36 (16.22%) ITIL
3 22 (9.91%) Network Management
4 16 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (6.76%) Network Design
6 14 (6.31%) Problem Management
6 14 (6.31%) Project Management
7 13 (5.86%) Data Privacy
8 12 (5.41%) Requirements Management
9 11 (4.95%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.95%) Network Architecture
10 10 (4.50%) Release Management
11 9 (4.05%) Migration
11 9 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.05%) QMS
11 9 (4.05%) Service Management
12 8 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.60%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.60%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.66%) C
2 12 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.25%) VB
5 3 (1.35%) SQL
6 2 (0.90%) VBScript
7 1 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) Java
7 1 (0.45%) Perl
7 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.45%) Python
7 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 95 (42.79%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (31.53%) CCNP
3 65 (29.28%) CCNA
4 55 (24.77%) Security Cleared
5 51 (22.97%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.86%) CCIE
7 8 (3.60%) ISEB
7 8 (3.60%) ISTQB
7 8 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (3.60%) MCITP
7 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.80%) CCSA
9 4 (1.80%) Degree
9 4 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.35%) CCDP
10 3 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.90%) CISA
11 2 (0.90%) CWNE
11 2 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.21%) QA
2 15 (6.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.25%) SLA
4 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (4.95%) vSphere
4 10 (4.50%) XenApp
5 9 (4.05%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.80%) Squid
7 4 (1.80%) UAG
8 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.35%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.90%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 16 (7.21%) SCCM
2 10 (4.50%) FortiGate
3 9 (4.05%) Netcool
4 8 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (3.60%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.15%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (2.70%) EMC Navisphere
7 4 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.45%) Nagios
10 1 (0.45%) Puppet
10 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.45%) SCOM
10 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.45%) vRealize
10 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (29.73%) CheckPoint
2 56 (25.23%) HP
3 54 (24.32%) F5
4 42 (18.92%) Juniper
5 33 (14.86%) VMware
6 30 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 27 (12.16%) Citrix
8 25 (11.26%) Fortinet
9 23 (10.36%) EMC
10 22 (9.91%) TippingPoint
11 18 (8.11%) SolarWinds
12 14 (6.31%) Avaya
13 13 (5.86%) Oracle
14 12 (5.41%) IBM
15 10 (4.50%) Siemens
16 8 (3.60%) BT
17 7 (3.15%) CA
17 7 (3.15%) Intel Security
18 6 (2.70%) Red Hat
18 6 (2.70%) Verint
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