Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 95 130
Rank change year-on-year -27 +35 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 62 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.30% 2.02% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.10% 9.42% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 26
Scotland median daily rate £331 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.92% +13.04% -11.54%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £175
90th Percentile £424 £436 £416
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £19.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -1.27% -34.17%
10th Percentile £25.13 £16.70 £16.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £21.90 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.75% +13.33% +4.65%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 681 807 1,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.25% 21.40% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 486 526
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +0.73%
10th Percentile £206 £230 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 24
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +77.78% -31.36%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.74 £13.30
90th Percentile £45.50 £52.00 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £25.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% -6.59% +44.74%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Scotland

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Scotland

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Scotland

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Scotland

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -35 33 £300 -20.00% 6
Aberdeen +8 10 £370 - 2
Glasgow -13 9 £269 +13.16% 6
North Lanarkshire -3 3 - - 1
Dundee - 3 £325 - 2
West Lothian +1 1 £413 +65.00% 1
Moray - 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £200 -
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 61 (98.39%) Cisco
2 44 (70.97%) CCNA
3 38 (61.29%) CCNP
4 28 (45.16%) WAN
5 27 (43.55%) LAN
6 26 (41.94%) Firewall
7 23 (37.10%) Wireless
8 19 (30.65%) BGP
9 18 (29.03%) VPN
10 15 (24.19%) OSPF
11 13 (20.97%) MPLS
11 13 (20.97%) CheckPoint
12 12 (19.35%) Project Management
12 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
12 12 (19.35%) VMware
13 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
13 11 (17.74%) VoIP
13 11 (17.74%) Juniper
14 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
14 10 (16.13%) Windows
14 10 (16.13%) Finance
14 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
15 9 (14.52%) Network Security
15 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (14.52%) Degree
16 8 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
16 8 (12.90%) EIGRP
16 8 (12.90%) Citrix

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (4.84%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) G Suite
1 3 (4.84%) Google Drive
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
1 3 (4.84%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.16%) WAN
2 27 (43.55%) LAN
3 26 (41.94%) Firewall
4 23 (37.10%) Wireless
5 19 (30.65%) BGP
6 18 (29.03%) VPN
7 15 (24.19%) OSPF
8 13 (20.97%) MPLS
9 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 11 (17.74%) VoIP
11 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (14.52%) Network Security
13 8 (12.90%) EIGRP
14 7 (11.29%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (11.29%) VXLAN
15 6 (9.68%) Internet
15 6 (9.68%) VLAN
16 5 (8.06%) DNS
16 5 (8.06%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Law
4 3 (4.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Network Specialist
5 5 (8.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Network Support
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.23%) LAMP
2 2 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.45%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.84%) EMC VNX
5 3 (4.84%) iPad
5 3 (4.84%) iPhone
5 3 (4.84%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Project Management
2 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.68%) DevOps
3 6 (9.68%) ITIL
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Thinking
4 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.45%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.84%) CRM
6 3 (4.84%) Database Tuning
6 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.84%) Network Design
6 3 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.23%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Biometrics
7 2 (3.23%) Change Management
7 2 (3.23%) Kanban
7 2 (3.23%) Performance Measurement
7 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.23%) Re-Platforming
Qualifications
1 44 (70.97%) CCNA
2 38 (61.29%) CCNP
3 9 (14.52%) Degree
4 8 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.45%) CCENT
8 3 (4.84%) ACSA
8 3 (4.84%) CCIE
8 3 (4.84%) MCSE
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.84%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (4.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.23%) CISSP
9 2 (3.23%) MCITP
9 2 (3.23%) MCSA
9 2 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
3 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) VMware NSX
3 4 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.84%) Docker
4 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.84%) vSphere
5 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.45%) SCCM
3 3 (4.84%) Ansible
3 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (98.39%) Cisco
2 13 (20.97%) CheckPoint
3 12 (19.35%) VMware
4 11 (17.74%) Juniper
4 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.90%) Citrix
6 7 (11.29%) F5
6 7 (11.29%) HP
7 6 (9.68%) Apple
7 6 (9.68%) Google
8 5 (8.06%) Nortel
8 5 (8.06%) Openreach
9 4 (6.45%) Dell
9 4 (6.45%) EMC
10 3 (4.84%) CA
10 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (4.84%) Sophos
10 3 (4.84%) Symantec
10 3 (4.84%) Veeam
10 3 (4.84%) Veritas