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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 50 58 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Contract jobs citing Cisco 82 87 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.58% 2.67% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 8.25% 7.43% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 26
Median daily rate £338 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £21.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -3.61%
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
994 1171 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.43% 35.88% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 547 604
Median daily rate £350 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 25
Median hourly rate £39.00 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +13 57 £378 -1.17% 1
Glasgow +7 14 £249 -36.82% 3
North Lanarkshire - 7 £200 -
Renfrewshire -10 2 £310 -27.05% 1
Fife +4 1 £325 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 102 (48.34%) Firewall
2 88 (41.71%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (40.28%) CheckPoint
4 70 (33.18%) CCNP
5 62 (29.38%) CCNA
6 60 (28.44%) HP
7 53 (25.12%) F5
8 51 (24.17%) Network Security
9 50 (23.70%) Load Balancing
10 49 (23.22%) LAN
10 49 (23.22%) Juniper
11 46 (21.80%) WAN
12 40 (18.96%) VMware
12 40 (18.96%) Data Centre
13 39 (18.48%) Fortinet
14 38 (18.01%) Security Cleared
15 37 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (17.06%) Finance
17 34 (16.11%) ITIL
17 34 (16.11%) SC Cleared
18 33 (15.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 31 (14.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 31 (14.69%) Network Management
19 31 (14.69%) Internet
19 31 (14.69%) OSPF
20 30 (14.22%) BGP
20 30 (14.22%) TippingPoint
21 29 (13.74%) Windows
22 28 (13.27%) Microsoft
22 28 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management

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 19 (9.00%) OpenStack
2 16 (7.58%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.95%) JBoss
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.47%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.95%) Office 365
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 102 (48.34%) Firewall
2 51 (24.17%) Network Security
3 49 (23.22%) LAN
4 46 (21.80%) WAN
5 37 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (15.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 31 (14.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 31 (14.69%) Internet
7 31 (14.69%) OSPF
8 30 (14.22%) BGP
9 26 (12.32%) Wireless
10 25 (11.85%) MPLS
11 24 (11.37%) EIGRP
12 20 (9.48%) TCP/IP
13 19 (9.00%) SAN
13 19 (9.00%) VPN
14 18 (8.53%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (5.21%) VLAN
16 10 (4.74%) DHCP
17 9 (4.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.47%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (1.42%) StarTeam
General
1 36 (17.06%) Finance
2 13 (6.16%) Law
3 12 (5.69%) Banking
4 11 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.84%) Billing
6 4 (1.90%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (40.76%) Network Engineer
2 22 (10.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (9.48%) Analyst
4 18 (8.53%) Consultant
4 18 (8.53%) Security Engineer
5 15 (7.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (6.64%) Architect
6 14 (6.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (5.21%) Network Analyst
7 11 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (4.74%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (4.74%) Network Consultant
8 10 (4.74%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) Security Analyst
11 7 (3.32%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 7 (3.32%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.32%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.32%) .NET
2 6 (2.84%) J2EE
3 4 (1.90%) HTML
3 4 (1.90%) Java EE
3 4 (1.90%) REST
4 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.47%) RESTful
5 1 (0.47%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.96%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.27%) Clustering
4 7 (3.32%) EMC VNX
5 4 (1.90%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.90%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.42%) CMDB
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.95%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.74%) Windows
2 22 (10.43%) Windows Server
3 17 (8.06%) Linux
4 13 (6.16%) Unix
5 12 (5.69%) AIX
6 11 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.32%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.42%) CatOS
10 2 (0.95%) Android
10 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.47%) Solaris
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.70%) Load Balancing
2 34 (16.11%) ITIL
3 31 (14.69%) Network Management
4 28 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.95%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (9.95%) Migration
6 20 (9.48%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (7.58%) Data Privacy
9 15 (7.11%) Supplier Management
10 11 (5.21%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.74%) ITIL V3
11 10 (4.74%) Network Design
11 10 (4.74%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.27%) Change Management
12 9 (4.27%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.27%) High Availability
12 9 (4.27%) QMS
12 9 (4.27%) Scrum
13 8 (3.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.32%) C
2 6 (2.84%) Java
3 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.90%) VB
4 2 (0.95%) SQL
4 2 (0.95%) VBScript
5 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (41.71%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (33.18%) CCNP
3 62 (29.38%) CCNA
4 38 (18.01%) Security Cleared
5 34 (16.11%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (6.16%) CCIE
8 10 (4.74%) VCP6
9 8 (3.79%) MCITP
9 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.32%) VCAP
11 4 (1.90%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.90%) ACSA
11 4 (1.90%) CCENT
11 4 (1.90%) ISEB
11 4 (1.90%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.90%) MCSA
11 4 (1.90%) MCSE
11 4 (1.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (4.74%) QA
3 6 (2.84%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.90%) Active Directory
3 18 (8.53%) vSphere
4 16 (7.58%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.37%) Docker
5 5 (2.37%) XenApp
5 5 (2.37%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.42%) vCloud
7 2 (0.95%) KVM
7 2 (0.95%) Squid
7 2 (0.95%) UAG
7 2 (0.95%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.47%) NFS
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.47%) SRDF
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (5.21%) SCCM
2 10 (4.74%) CA Spectrum
3 9 (4.27%) vRealize
4 7 (3.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (3.32%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.37%) Ansible
6 4 (1.90%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.42%) Netcool
8 2 (0.95%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.95%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (40.28%) CheckPoint
2 60 (28.44%) HP
3 53 (25.12%) F5
4 49 (23.22%) Juniper
5 40 (18.96%) VMware
6 39 (18.48%) Fortinet
7 30 (14.22%) TippingPoint
8 28 (13.27%) Microsoft
9 22 (10.43%) EMC
10 17 (8.06%) IBM
11 16 (7.58%) Citrix
11 16 (7.58%) SolarWinds
12 11 (5.21%) Oracle
13 10 (4.74%) CA
14 7 (3.32%) Intel Security
15 6 (2.84%) Brocade
15 6 (2.84%) Red Hat
16 5 (2.37%) Verint
17 4 (1.90%) Apple
17 4 (1.90%) Blue Coat