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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 17 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.77% - 7.25%
As % of the Vendors category 10.26% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£363 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
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
39 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 36.79% 54.29% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 25
Average daily rate £330 £376 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -0.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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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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
Livingston - 3 £363 - 2
Cisco
Scotland

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) Avaya
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
3 4 (36.36%) UAG
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
4 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (27.27%) Squid
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) McAfee
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Change Management
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (9.09%) B2B
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) UAG
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Avaya
3 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) McAfee
5 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) EMC