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 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 / Renfrewshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 36 12
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 3.03% 7.17% 15.65%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% 12.36% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 7
Median daily rate £285 £326 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.44% -5.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 Renfrewshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 28 259 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 84.85% 58.07% 58.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 160 38
Median daily rate £398 £320 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -6.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 34 1
Median hourly rate - £38.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.92%  
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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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 +18 1 £285 -12.44%
Cisco
Scotland

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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 26 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (56.67%) Firewall
4 13 (43.33%) HP
5 12 (40.00%) ITIL
6 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
7 10 (33.33%) CCNP
7 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (30.00%) EMC
8 9 (30.00%) NetBackup
8 9 (30.00%) iSCSI
8 9 (30.00%) NAS
9 8 (26.67%) Riverbed
9 8 (26.67%) F5
9 8 (26.67%) Wireless
9 8 (26.67%) EMC Navisphere
9 8 (26.67%) LAN
9 8 (26.67%) WAN
9 8 (26.67%) SAN
10 7 (23.33%) CCIE
10 7 (23.33%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (23.33%) Change Control
10 7 (23.33%) Degree
11 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
11 6 (20.00%) JNCIA
11 6 (20.00%) JNCIE
11 6 (20.00%) Aruba
11 6 (20.00%) QMS
11 6 (20.00%) FortiGate
11 6 (20.00%) CCIP

Cisco
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) iSCSI
2 9 (30.00%) NAS
3 8 (26.67%) LAN
3 8 (26.67%) SAN
3 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) Wireless
4 6 (20.00%) BIG-IP
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) NetBackup Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Network Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Backup Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Change Control
2 7 (23.33%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (20.00%) ITSM
3 6 (20.00%) Network Design
3 6 (20.00%) QMS
3 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 6 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) CCNP
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (23.33%) CCIE
4 7 (23.33%) Degree
5 6 (20.00%) CCDP
5 6 (20.00%) CCIP
5 6 (20.00%) CCSA
5 6 (20.00%) CCSE
5 6 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 6 (20.00%) JNCIE
6 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) HP ASE
6 4 (13.33%) HP MASE
7 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (3.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (26.67%) EMC Navisphere
3 6 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) HP
2 9 (30.00%) EMC
3 8 (26.67%) F5
3 8 (26.67%) Riverbed
4 6 (20.00%) Aruba
4 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (20.00%) Juniper