Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certification
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 76 110
Rank change year-on-year -32 +34 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 33 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.14% 1.51% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.19% 10.67% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £300 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +36.36% -13.73%
10th Percentile £200 £257 £201
90th Percentile £475 £503 £445
Scotland median daily rate £331 £325 £288
% change year-on-year +1.92% +13.04% -9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £19.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +34.62% -1.27% -34.17%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 295 253 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.19% 14.18% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 119 171
Edinburgh median daily rate £381 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.75% +12.36% -2.33%
10th Percentile £223 £235 £225
90th Percentile £538 £625 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.50 £52.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.96% +240.98% -3.30%
10th Percentile £10.55 £23.40 £12.60
90th Percentile £30.75 £52.17 £17.51
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -33.33% +77.78% -31.36%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Edinburgh

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Edinburgh

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Edinburgh

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 22 (66.67%) CCNA
3 20 (60.61%) CCNP
3 20 (60.61%) Firewall
4 19 (57.58%) WAN
4 19 (57.58%) LAN
5 16 (48.48%) BGP
6 14 (42.42%) VPN
7 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
8 10 (30.30%) MPLS
9 9 (27.27%) Wireless
9 9 (27.27%) VMware
9 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
9 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
10 8 (24.24%) OSPF
10 8 (24.24%) Project Management
11 7 (21.21%) EIGRP
11 7 (21.21%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (21.21%) VXLAN
11 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (21.21%) VMware NSX
12 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (18.18%) VLAN
12 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (18.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 6 (18.18%) DevOps
12 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
12 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (18.18%) Active Directory

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) OpenShift
2 2 (6.06%) G Suite
2 2 (6.06%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
3 16 (48.48%) BGP
4 14 (42.42%) VPN
5 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 10 (30.30%) MPLS
7 9 (27.27%) Wireless
8 8 (24.24%) OSPF
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (21.21%) EIGRP
9 7 (21.21%) VXLAN
10 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (18.18%) VLAN
11 5 (15.15%) DHCP
11 5 (15.15%) DNS
11 5 (15.15%) Network Security
11 5 (15.15%) SNMP
11 5 (15.15%) SSH
12 4 (12.12%) Spanning Tree
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Network Support
4 2 (6.06%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (3.03%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 5 (15.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud
5 3 (9.09%) EMC VNX
6 2 (6.06%) iPad
6 2 (6.06%) iPhone
6 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
6 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Project Management
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Network Design
5 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Kanban
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Measurement
6 2 (6.06%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Cyber Resilience
7 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) CCNA
2 20 (60.61%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) CCENT
7 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
8 1 (3.03%) MCP
8 1 (3.03%) MCSE
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware NSX
2 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) Docker
4 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) EMC
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Brocade
5 2 (6.06%) CA
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Nortel
5 2 (6.06%) Openreach
5 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto