The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 16 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.45% 6.45% 9.38%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 14.81% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £238 £385 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.31% +61.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £385 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £385 £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +41.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 47.27% 43.55% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 6
Median daily rate £325 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £336 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £430 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the West Lothian region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the West Lothian region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 22 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
Livingston -3 3 £238 -38.31% 2
Cisco
Scotland

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) ICMP
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Progress
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) ICMP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCENT
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Progress