Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 19 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 41 55
Rank change year-on-year -47 +14 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 51 75 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.75% 3.17% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 5.41% 9.17% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 40
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £120 £210 £224
90th Percentile £503 £481 £475
Scotland median daily rate £316 £360 £334
% change year-on-year -12.15% +7.87% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £12.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -50.70% -12.35% +118.92%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 942 818 1,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.40% 34.59% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 437 545
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £260 £260
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £30.00 £29.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.40% +2.89% -10.08%
10th Percentile £10.73 £14.41 £11.45
90th Percentile £36.38 £46.46 £49.13
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% -23.61% +125.00%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Edinburgh

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Edinburgh

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Edinburgh

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 21 (41.18%) Firewall
2 20 (39.22%) CheckPoint
3 19 (37.25%) Windows
4 16 (31.37%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (27.45%) VPN
6 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
7 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (23.53%) VMware
8 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
8 11 (21.57%) CCNP
8 11 (21.57%) OSPF
8 11 (21.57%) BGP
9 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
9 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (17.65%) Network Security
10 9 (17.65%) DNS
11 8 (15.69%) LAN
11 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (15.69%) Banking
11 8 (15.69%) F5
12 7 (13.73%) Disclosure Scotland
12 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
12 7 (13.73%) DHCP
13 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
13 6 (11.76%) WAN
13 6 (11.76%) Linux
13 6 (11.76%) ITIL
13 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (11.76%) SCCM
14 5 (9.80%) Windows 7

Cisco
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 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) Firewall
2 16 (31.37%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (27.45%) VPN
4 11 (21.57%) BGP
4 11 (21.57%) OSPF
5 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
6 9 (17.65%) DNS
6 9 (17.65%) Network Security
7 8 (15.69%) LAN
8 7 (13.73%) DHCP
9 6 (11.76%) WAN
10 4 (7.84%) VoIP
11 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (5.88%) IPv6
11 3 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (5.88%) Wireless
12 2 (3.92%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
12 2 (3.92%) VLAN
12 2 (3.92%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (15.69%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) IT Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) EMC VNX
2 3 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 5 (9.80%) Kanban
3 5 (9.80%) Migration
4 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.88%) Security Patching
6 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.92%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.92%) DevOps
6 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.92%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.92%) Security Management
6 2 (3.92%) Time Management
6 2 (3.92%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (3.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
1 5 (9.80%) Python
2 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.57%) CCNP
3 4 (7.84%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) CCDP
5 1 (1.96%) CCIE
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) SANS
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
2 1 (1.96%) GCP
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.92%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.96%) NFS
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Ansible
2 4 (7.84%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.92%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Puppet
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) CheckPoint
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.53%) VMware
4 8 (15.69%) F5
5 4 (7.84%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.84%) Fortinet
5 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.88%) Brocade
6 3 (5.88%) EMC
6 3 (5.88%) Juniper
6 3 (5.88%) Veritas
7 2 (3.92%) Avaya
7 2 (3.92%) CyberArk
7 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.92%) Splunk
8 1 (1.96%) CA
8 1 (1.96%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.96%) Qualys
8 1 (1.96%) ScanSafe
8 1 (1.96%) Varonis