The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

Cisco Certification
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 49 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 8 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.34% 2.56% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% 10.97% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
Median daily rate £250 £376 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.68% +65.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £246 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £410 £254
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £21.88
% change year-on-year +9.52% +14.28%  

Cisco Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 78 155 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 13.04% 23.34% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 74 84
Median daily rate £350 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Median hourly rate - - £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Glasgow

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Glasgow

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
3 8 (61.54%) CCNA
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) OSPF
8 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
8 3 (23.08%) BGP
8 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) VPN
8 3 (23.08%) F5
8 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
9 2 (15.38%) Aruba
9 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (15.38%) DNA

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) BGP
5 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
5 3 (23.08%) OSPF
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.69%) FWSM
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) SSL
7 1 (7.69%) TACACS
7 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technology Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
1 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) DNA
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Network Design
1 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Chat Support
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) IT Audit
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
2 8 (61.54%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) CISSP
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) CCDP
6 1 (7.69%) CCIE
6 1 (7.69%) CCIP
6 1 (7.69%) CCSA
6 1 (7.69%) CCSE
6 1 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (7.69%) CISM
6 1 (7.69%) CRISC
6 1 (7.69%) HP ASE
6 1 (7.69%) HP MASE
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
3 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
4 2 (15.38%) Aruba
4 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) VMware