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 3 months to 29 April 2017 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 79 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 5 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.85% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.94% 9.49% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £300 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £21.88
% change year-on-year +9.52% +14.28%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 127 137 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.46% 8.93% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 71 72
Median daily rate £425 £413 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +25.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £264 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 29 April 2017, 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) CCNP
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (43.75%) BGP
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) CCNA
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (37.50%) OSPF
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) Network Design
7 5 (31.25%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (25.00%) DevOps
8 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (25.00%) F5
8 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
8 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) Information Security
9 3 (18.75%) MCP
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
9 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (18.75%) Kanban
9 3 (18.75%) vSphere
9 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud

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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) BGP
3 6 (37.50%) OSPF
4 5 (31.25%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (18.75%) VXLAN
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) VLAN
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
8 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
8 1 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) IPv6
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Kanban
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Lisp
1 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CCNP
2 7 (43.75%) CCNA
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (18.75%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft