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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 35 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 13 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.48% 4.14% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 5.37% 8.96% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 10
Median daily rate £325 £338 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -23.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £183 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £409 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.85% -10.00%  

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 242 268 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 46.18% 46.21% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 146 216
Median daily rate £370 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 16
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.37% -36.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Glasgow over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 March 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 18 (40.91%) LAN
2 15 (34.09%) Firewall
3 12 (27.27%) Windows
3 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 10 (22.73%) WAN
6 9 (20.45%) DNA
6 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.45%) Project Management
6 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
6 9 (20.45%) Business Transformation
7 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (18.18%) CCNP
7 8 (18.18%) VMware
8 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
8 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (15.91%) Palo Alto
9 6 (13.64%) RSA Security Analytics
9 6 (13.64%) NetWitness
9 6 (13.64%) Analytics
9 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 6 (13.64%) Office 365
9 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 6 (13.64%) F5
9 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (13.64%) Sourcefire
9 6 (13.64%) HP
10 5 (11.36%) VoIP

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 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) LAN
2 15 (34.09%) Firewall
3 10 (22.73%) WAN
4 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) VoIP
5 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 4 (9.09%) Wireless
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.55%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.55%) Internet
7 2 (4.55%) Network Security
7 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.55%) VLAN
7 2 (4.55%) VPN
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.27%) FWSM
8 1 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Cabling Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Information Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Security Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Security Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Handset
3 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) Celerra
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) AIX
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) HPUX
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris
7 1 (2.27%) SUSE
7 1 (2.27%) Unix
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Business Transformation
2 9 (20.45%) DNA
2 9 (20.45%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) Analytics
4 5 (11.36%) Information Security
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) ITSM
5 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.55%) Network Design
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
5 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.27%) Change Management
6 1 (2.27%) High Availability
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.27%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (2.27%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) CCNP
1 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
5 2 (4.55%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCDP
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) CCIP
6 1 (2.27%) CCSA
6 1 (2.27%) CCSE
6 1 (2.27%) HP ASE
6 1 (2.27%) HP MASE
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.55%) SnapMirror
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
5 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.27%) SCOM
5 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Palo Alto
4 6 (13.64%) F5
4 6 (13.64%) HP
4 6 (13.64%) NetWitness
4 6 (13.64%) Sourcefire
5 5 (11.36%) Riverbed
6 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.82%) Juniper
7 3 (6.82%) NetApp
7 3 (6.82%) Veeam
8 2 (4.55%) Aruba
8 2 (4.55%) Avaya
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) Dell
8 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.55%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
9 1 (2.27%) ProCurve