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 3 months to 27 June 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.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 49 55
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 41 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.34% 4.01% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 9.74% 8.91% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 10
Median daily rate £350 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £449 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +28.20%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 421 606 407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.28% 44.99% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 287 191
Median daily rate £400 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £34.20 £15.82 £26.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -39.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £12.15 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 30 (42.86%) Firewall
2 25 (35.71%) WAN
3 24 (34.29%) LAN
4 22 (31.43%) Wireless
5 19 (27.14%) VMware
6 18 (25.71%) CheckPoint
6 18 (25.71%) F5
7 15 (21.43%) BGP
7 15 (21.43%) Finance
8 14 (20.00%) Network Security
9 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
10 11 (15.71%) VPN
10 11 (15.71%) Citrix
10 11 (15.71%) Windows
10 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (15.71%) Data Centre
10 11 (15.71%) Disclosure Scotland
10 11 (15.71%) vRealize
11 10 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (14.29%) Linux
11 10 (14.29%) MPLS
12 9 (12.86%) OSPF
12 9 (12.86%) Internet
12 9 (12.86%) Project Management
12 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (12.86%) vSphere
13 8 (11.43%) NetScaler
13 8 (11.43%) FortiGate

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 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.86%) Firewall
2 25 (35.71%) WAN
3 24 (34.29%) LAN
4 22 (31.43%) Wireless
5 15 (21.43%) BGP
6 14 (20.00%) Network Security
7 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
8 11 (15.71%) VPN
9 10 (14.29%) MPLS
10 9 (12.86%) Internet
10 9 (12.86%) OSPF
11 8 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (11.43%) NetScaler
12 7 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (10.00%) DNS
12 7 (10.00%) EIGRP
12 7 (10.00%) VXLAN
13 5 (7.14%) SAN
13 5 (7.14%) SNMP
13 5 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) GitLab
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
2 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Law
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Network Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Switch Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Telephony Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Telephony Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 2 (2.86%) J2EE
3 2 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (1.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 7 (10.00%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.29%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Clustering
5 2 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) Linux
3 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.14%) Unix
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (12.86%) Project Management
4 8 (11.43%) DevOps
5 7 (10.00%) Network Design
6 6 (8.57%) ITIL
7 5 (7.14%) Change Management
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum
7 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.71%) Information Security
9 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.29%) Migration
9 3 (4.29%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (4.29%) Time Management
9 3 (4.29%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.29%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (2.86%) Kanban
10 2 (2.86%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.86%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.43%) CCNA
3 6 (8.57%) Degree
4 5 (7.14%) CCNP
5 4 (5.71%) CISSP
5 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.29%) CCIE
6 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.86%) VCAP
7 2 (2.86%) VCP6
8 1 (1.43%) CCSA
8 1 (1.43%) CCSE
8 1 (1.43%) CISM
8 1 (1.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.43%) MCP
8 1 (1.43%) MCSE
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.86%) vSphere
3 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.29%) Docker
6 3 (4.29%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) vRealize
2 8 (11.43%) FortiGate
3 6 (8.57%) Ansible
4 4 (5.71%) Cacti
5 3 (4.29%) SCCM
5 3 (4.29%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.43%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) VMware
2 18 (25.71%) CheckPoint
2 18 (25.71%) F5
3 11 (15.71%) Citrix
4 8 (11.43%) EMC
5 7 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (7.14%) arcserve
6 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.86%) AlgoSec
8 2 (2.86%) Avaya
8 2 (2.86%) Brocade
8 2 (2.86%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.86%) Mitel
8 2 (2.86%) ScanSafe
8 2 (2.86%) Symantec
8 2 (2.86%) Verint
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