Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 55 50
Rank change year-on-year -21 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 68 81 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.29% 2.90% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 8.48% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 48
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £228 £210 £255
90th Percentile £530 £477 £488
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £343
% change year-on-year - -5.11% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 - £12.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £33.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -47.76% -16.25% +116.22%

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 953 955 986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.08% 34.18% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 538 510
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £263 £243
90th Percentile £554 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +55.84% +55.87%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.48 £12.33
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.39 £48.64
Scotland median hourly rate £16.75 £25.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -34.31% -29.17% +171.70%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 36 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 33 (48.53%) CCNP
4 31 (45.59%) Firewall
5 26 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (27.94%) BGP
6 19 (27.94%) OSPF
7 17 (25.00%) VMware
8 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (22.06%) CCNA
9 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
10 14 (20.59%) Windows
11 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (19.12%) F5
12 12 (17.65%) LAN
13 11 (16.18%) Banking
13 11 (16.18%) Network Security
14 10 (14.71%) Kanban
14 10 (14.71%) WAN
14 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
14 10 (14.71%) DevOps
14 10 (14.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
14 10 (14.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 9 (13.24%) DNS
15 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (13.24%) Finance
16 8 (11.76%) Migration
16 8 (11.76%) Blue Coat
16 8 (11.76%) VMware NSX
16 8 (11.76%) Performance Tuning

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 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.47%) Confluence
1 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (45.59%) Firewall
2 26 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (27.94%) BGP
3 19 (27.94%) OSPF
4 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (17.65%) LAN
6 11 (16.18%) Network Security
7 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
7 10 (14.71%) WAN
8 9 (13.24%) DNS
9 6 (8.82%) DHCP
10 5 (7.35%) IPv6
10 5 (7.35%) SAN
10 5 (7.35%) VPN
10 5 (7.35%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.41%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (4.41%) VoIP
12 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.47%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 11 (16.18%) Banking
2 9 (13.24%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Consultant
2 8 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Network Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Network Specialist
5 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Network Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Storage Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) EMC VNX
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) PMI
3 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.47%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.71%) DevOps
2 10 (14.71%) Kanban
2 10 (14.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 10 (14.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 8 (11.76%) Migration
3 8 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.35%) ITIL
5 4 (5.88%) Network Design
6 3 (4.41%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (4.41%) Decision-Making
6 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.41%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.41%) Scrum
6 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.94%) Runbook
7 2 (2.94%) Security Patching
7 2 (2.94%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) C++
3 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (48.53%) CCNP
3 15 (22.06%) CCNA
4 4 (5.88%) CCIE
4 4 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (4.41%) CCDP
5 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.47%) CISSP
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.76%) VMware NSX
3 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.41%) vSphere
6 2 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (2.94%) Firmware
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.94%) XenApp
6 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) vCenter Server
2 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.41%) Icinga
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (25.00%) VMware
3 13 (19.12%) F5
4 8 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 6 (8.82%) Brocade
5 6 (8.82%) Juniper
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.35%) EMC
6 5 (7.35%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.88%) HP
7 4 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.88%) Veritas
8 3 (4.41%) Aruba
8 3 (4.41%) Avaya
8 3 (4.41%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.94%) Citrix
9 2 (2.94%) Sophos
10 1 (1.47%) Charles River
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle