Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 40 62
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22 +26
Contract jobs citing Cisco 85 100 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.88% 4.69% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 8.52% 11.25% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 53 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £177 £263 £216
90th Percentile £476 £508 £503
Scotland median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £12.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.75 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +98.84% +16.22% -32.73%

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 998 889 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.77% 41.74% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 468 481
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £238 £218 £250
90th Percentile £567 £525 £518
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £352
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.50% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% -2.56% +25.27%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.88 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.39 £50.19 £34.57
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 56 (65.88%) Firewall
2 42 (49.41%) WAN
3 41 (48.24%) LAN
4 31 (36.47%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (36.47%) Wireless
5 30 (35.29%) BGP
6 29 (34.12%) TCP/IP
7 27 (31.76%) VPN
8 23 (27.06%) MPLS
9 22 (25.88%) CheckPoint
9 22 (25.88%) F5
10 19 (22.35%) Windows
10 19 (22.35%) VMware
11 18 (21.18%) CCNP
12 17 (20.00%) Finance
13 16 (18.82%) CCNA
14 15 (17.65%) OSPF
14 15 (17.65%) Project Management
14 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
15 14 (16.47%) Windows Server
15 14 (16.47%) SNMP
16 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
16 13 (15.29%) DNS
16 13 (15.29%) Telecoms
16 13 (15.29%) SSH
17 12 (14.12%) Citrix
17 12 (14.12%) Linux
17 12 (14.12%) Network Monitoring
18 11 (12.94%) Disclosure Scotland

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 (4.71%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.53%) JBoss
2 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
1 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Datadog
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (65.88%) Firewall
2 42 (49.41%) WAN
3 41 (48.24%) LAN
4 31 (36.47%) Wireless
5 30 (35.29%) BGP
6 29 (34.12%) TCP/IP
7 27 (31.76%) VPN
8 23 (27.06%) MPLS
9 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (17.65%) OSPF
10 14 (16.47%) SNMP
11 13 (15.29%) DNS
11 13 (15.29%) SSH
12 11 (12.94%) EIGRP
12 11 (12.94%) Network Security
13 10 (11.76%) Internet
14 9 (10.59%) DHCP
15 8 (9.41%) SAN
16 7 (8.24%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (8.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (61.18%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.82%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (18.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) Analyst
4 6 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) Administrator
5 4 (4.71%) Consultant
5 4 (4.71%) IT Analyst
5 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.53%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) IT Support
6 3 (3.53%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Network Specialist
6 3 (3.53%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Switch Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Telephony Manager
6 3 (3.53%) Telephony Project Manager
7 2 (2.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (2.35%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.53%) Java EE
2 3 (3.53%) LAMP
2 3 (3.53%) SOAP
2 3 (3.53%) XML
2 3 (3.53%) XSLT
3 2 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.06%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (4.71%) EMC VNX
3 4 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.53%) PKI
4 3 (3.53%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.35%) IVR
5 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 14 (16.47%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.12%) Linux
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.88%) Unix
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Project Management
2 12 (14.12%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.24%) ITIL
4 7 (8.24%) Network Design
5 6 (7.06%) DevOps
6 4 (4.71%) Change Management
6 4 (4.71%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.71%) Migration
6 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.53%) Change Control
7 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.53%) High Availability
7 3 (3.53%) Information Security
7 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.35%) Re-Platforming
8 2 (2.35%) Runbook
8 2 (2.35%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) Java
2 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.18%) C
2 1 (1.18%) C++
2 1 (1.18%) Perl
2 1 (1.18%) Python
2 1 (1.18%) Ruby
2 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (36.47%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (21.18%) CCNP
3 16 (18.82%) CCNA
4 8 (9.41%) Degree
5 7 (8.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (5.88%) CCIE
7 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.18%) CCSA
8 1 (1.18%) CCSE
8 1 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) MCP
8 1 (1.18%) MCSE
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.59%) VMware NSX
4 8 (9.41%) vSphere
5 6 (7.06%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.53%) Docker
7 3 (3.53%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (2.35%) Firmware
8 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.06%) SCCM
3 4 (4.71%) Cacti
4 3 (3.53%) Ansible
4 3 (3.53%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Nagios
5 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.35%) WSUS
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.18%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.18%) Packer
6 1 (1.18%) Puppet
6 1 (1.18%) Simpana
6 1 (1.18%) Terraform
6 1 (1.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) CheckPoint
1 22 (25.88%) F5
2 19 (22.35%) VMware
3 12 (14.12%) Citrix
4 11 (12.94%) HP
5 9 (10.59%) Blue Coat
5 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.24%) Fortinet
7 6 (7.06%) EMC
8 5 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.71%) arcserve
10 3 (3.53%) Avaya
10 3 (3.53%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.53%) Sophos
11 2 (2.35%) Brocade
11 2 (2.35%) Clearswift
11 2 (2.35%) Dell
11 2 (2.35%) Mitel
11 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.18%) Juniper