Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 60 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 80 84 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.81% 2.89% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 8.26% 8.63% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 47
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £144 £253
90th Percentile £538 £481 £518
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £44.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -60.23% +125.64% +5.41%

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 969 973 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.99% 33.47% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 548 439
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £290 £248 £217
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £16.86 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -13.54% -1.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £14.35
90th Percentile £28.88 £36.50 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +17.24%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 43 (53.75%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (50.00%) CCNP
3 34 (42.50%) CheckPoint
4 32 (40.00%) Firewall
5 24 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (25.00%) CCNA
6 20 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 16 (20.00%) BGP
7 16 (20.00%) OSPF
7 16 (20.00%) VMware
8 15 (18.75%) Finance
9 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (17.50%) F5
9 14 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (16.25%) VMware NSX
10 13 (16.25%) Migration
10 13 (16.25%) LAN
11 12 (15.00%) WAN
12 10 (12.50%) Blue Coat
12 10 (12.50%) Banking
12 10 (12.50%) Network Security
12 10 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 10 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 10 (12.50%) DevOps
13 9 (11.25%) Kanban
13 9 (11.25%) CCIE
14 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (8.75%) Juniper
16 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
16 6 (7.50%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.00%) Firewall
2 24 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (20.00%) BGP
3 16 (20.00%) OSPF
4 14 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (16.25%) LAN
6 12 (15.00%) WAN
7 10 (12.50%) Network Security
8 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (6.25%) DNS
9 5 (6.25%) IPv6
9 5 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.25%) Wireless
10 4 (5.00%) WebEx
11 3 (3.75%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (3.75%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (3.75%) NetScaler
11 3 (3.75%) SAN
12 2 (2.50%) BIG-IP
12 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.25%) GIS
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Consultant
3 12 (15.00%) Network Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Network Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Lead Security Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Network Security Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.00%) Handset
4 3 (3.75%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.25%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.25%) Migration
3 10 (12.50%) DevOps
3 10 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 10 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 9 (11.25%) Kanban
5 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.00%) Change Control
6 4 (5.00%) Network Design
6 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.00%) Service Management
7 3 (3.75%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (3.75%) Decision-Making
7 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.75%) ITIL
7 3 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.75%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.75%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (53.75%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (50.00%) CCNP
3 20 (25.00%) CCNA
4 9 (11.25%) CCIE
5 4 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (3.75%) CCDP
6 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) VMware NSX
2 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.50%) Firmware
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Icinga
1 3 (3.75%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.50%) Cacti
2 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) CheckPoint
2 16 (20.00%) VMware
3 14 (17.50%) F5
4 10 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 7 (8.75%) Juniper
6 6 (7.50%) Brocade
7 5 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 5 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.00%) Avaya
8 4 (5.00%) BT
8 4 (5.00%) Citrix
8 4 (5.00%) EMC
8 4 (5.00%) HP
8 4 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.75%) Aruba
9 3 (3.75%) Meraki
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle
9 3 (3.75%) ProCurve
9 3 (3.75%) Verint
10 2 (2.50%) Veritas