The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 6 31 21
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 29 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 38.67% 7.75% 3.96%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 10.28% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 1
Median daily rate £325 £269 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.93% -16.01%  
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 £20.00 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -7.95%  

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 Renfrewshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 58 107 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 77.33% 75.35% 65.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 73 37
Median daily rate £325 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £445 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Renfrewshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Renfrewshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Renfrewshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Renfrewshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +25 29 £325 +19.26%
Cisco
Scotland

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 29 (90.63%) Security Cleared
2 22 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 18 (56.25%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) HP
5 13 (40.63%) ITIL
6 12 (37.50%) CCNP
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (34.38%) F5
7 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
8 10 (31.25%) Riverbed
8 10 (31.25%) LAN
8 10 (31.25%) WAN
8 10 (31.25%) Wireless
9 9 (28.13%) BIG-IP
9 9 (28.13%) CCIE
10 8 (25.00%) EMC
10 8 (25.00%) NetBackup
10 8 (25.00%) CCSA
10 8 (25.00%) Network Design
10 8 (25.00%) JNCIA
10 8 (25.00%) Aruba
10 8 (25.00%) iSCSI
10 8 (25.00%) NAS
11 7 (21.88%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (21.88%) Change Control
11 7 (21.88%) Degree
11 7 (21.88%) EMC Navisphere
11 7 (21.88%) SAN
12 6 (18.75%) Juniper
12 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 1 (3.13%) iPlanet
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) LAN
2 10 (31.25%) WAN
2 10 (31.25%) Wireless
3 9 (28.13%) BIG-IP
4 8 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 8 (25.00%) NAS
5 7 (21.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Data Centre Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) NetBackup Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Data Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Network Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Switch Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Support
7 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Backup Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Storage Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
1 1 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) AIX
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Network Design
3 7 (21.88%) Change Control
3 7 (21.88%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (18.75%) ITSM
4 6 (18.75%) QMS
4 6 (18.75%) Quality Management
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) Security Cleared
2 22 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) CCNP
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (28.13%) CCIE
5 8 (25.00%) CCSA
5 8 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 7 (21.88%) Degree
7 6 (18.75%) CCDP
7 6 (18.75%) CCIP
7 6 (18.75%) CCSE
7 6 (18.75%) JNCIE
8 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 4 (12.50%) HP ASE
8 4 (12.50%) HP MASE
9 3 (9.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (21.88%) EMC Navisphere
3 6 (18.75%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) HP
2 11 (34.38%) F5
3 10 (31.25%) Riverbed
4 8 (25.00%) Aruba
4 8 (25.00%) EMC
5 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 6 (18.75%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) BEA
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) VMware