Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 118 110
Rank change year-on-year +24 -8 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 19 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.84% 0.99% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.88% 9.76% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £220 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% -22.22% +113.02%
10th Percentile £136 £275 £333
90th Percentile £475 £395 £575
Scotland median daily rate £300 £310 £323
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -11.25% - -

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 276 287 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.25% 10.16% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 140 152
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £393 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +17.60% +2.69%
10th Percentile £206 £241 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £486
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £347
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.15% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +14.29% +79.49%
Scotland median hourly rate £33.50 £37.75 £27.44
% change year-on-year -11.26% +37.57% +52.44%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) CCNA
2 10 (52.63%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) CCNP
4 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
4 7 (36.84%) Wireless
5 6 (31.58%) HP
5 6 (31.58%) CCIE
5 6 (31.58%) Network Design
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (26.32%) F5
6 5 (26.32%) FortiGate
6 5 (26.32%) Network Security
6 5 (26.32%) BGP
7 4 (21.05%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) DNS
8 3 (15.79%) OSPF
9 2 (10.53%) MPLS
9 2 (10.53%) Finance
9 2 (10.53%) VMware
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) IPv6

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
1 10 (52.63%) LAN
1 10 (52.63%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) Wireless
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (26.32%) BGP
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) OSPF
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (10.53%) IPv6
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
8 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Network Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Check Point Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Design
1 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Kanban
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 6 (31.58%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) F5
5 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 1 (5.26%) Brocade