The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 46 63
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.36% 3.55% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 7.16% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 5
Median daily rate £263 £343 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.35% +31.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £246 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £405 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.35%  

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 Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 255 349 368
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 38.46% 49.57% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 189 178
Median daily rate £395 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +129.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Glasgow

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) F5
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) CCNP
6 5 (23.81%) CCNA
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) SCCM
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Law
8 3 (14.29%) BGP
8 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 3 (14.29%) HP
8 3 (14.29%) Juniper
8 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 3 (14.29%) OSPF

Cisco
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
7 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 3 (14.29%) OSPF
7 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) VSAN
9 1 (4.76%) DHCP
9 1 (4.76%) DNS
9 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (4.76%) Internet
9 1 (4.76%) SSL
9 1 (4.76%) TACACS
9 1 (4.76%) WLAN
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Law
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) CentOS
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Chat Support
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) MCSA
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.76%) CCDP
7 1 (4.76%) CCIE
7 1 (4.76%) CCIP
7 1 (4.76%) CCSA
7 1 (4.76%) CCSE
7 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.76%) HP MASE
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
2 7 (33.33%) F5
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
6 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.76%) Aruba
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Sophos
7 1 (4.76%) Veeam