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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 10 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.76% 2.17% 21.43%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 3.85% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£270 £123 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.40% -67.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
Cisco
Scotland

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
28 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 41.18% 56.52% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 18
Average daily rate £300 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Livingston 0 6 £270 +120.40%
Cisco
Scotland

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 8 (66.67%) Avaya
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (33.33%) Law
5 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) UAG
6 3 (25.00%) FortiGate
6 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (25.00%) Squid
6 3 (25.00%) McAfee
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
8 1 (8.33%) Change Control
8 1 (8.33%) FWSM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) FWSM
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) RIP
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Voice Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) UAG
2 3 (25.00%) Squid
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Avaya
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 3 (25.00%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper