Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 110 100
Rank change year-on-year -54 -10 +47
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 41 61 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.74% 1.45% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 9.23% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 42
Scotland median daily rate £388 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -3.07% +3.17%
10th Percentile £163 £201 £175
90th Percentile £525 £446 £415
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 13
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £35.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.34% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £26.18 £22.90
90th Percentile £19.50 £50.00 £42.80
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% +22.64% +17.78%

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 918 661 1,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.49% 15.68% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 387 722
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29% -1.45%
10th Percentile £213 £206 £220
90th Percentile £525 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 52
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.12% -9.93% +37.57%
10th Percentile £12.75 £16.75 £13.12
90th Percentile £62.50 £49.13 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.44% +6.86% +24.44%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Glasgow -16 18 £400 +60.32% 5
Edinburgh -30 16 £475 +115.91% 4
Aberdeen -8 2 £200 -44.83%
Renfrewshire -31 1 £270 -34.47%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £200 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
Fife - 1 £175 -
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 31 (75.61%) Cisco
2 26 (63.41%) CCNP
3 25 (60.98%) CCNA
4 18 (43.90%) LAN
5 14 (34.15%) WAN
6 13 (31.71%) Firewall
7 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
7 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.83%) CheckPoint
7 11 (26.83%) BGP
8 10 (24.39%) OSPF
8 10 (24.39%) Internet
8 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
9 9 (21.95%) F5
10 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
10 8 (19.51%) EIGRP
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
11 7 (17.07%) Migration
11 7 (17.07%) DSL
11 7 (17.07%) Juniper
11 7 (17.07%) VPN
11 7 (17.07%) Network Security
11 7 (17.07%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (14.63%) xDSL
12 6 (14.63%) RIP
12 6 (14.63%) ADSL
12 6 (14.63%) ATM
12 6 (14.63%) MPLS
12 6 (14.63%) BC Cleared

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 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) LAN
2 14 (34.15%) WAN
3 13 (31.71%) Firewall
4 11 (26.83%) BGP
5 10 (24.39%) Internet
5 10 (24.39%) OSPF
5 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (19.51%) EIGRP
6 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
7 7 (17.07%) DSL
7 7 (17.07%) Network Security
7 7 (17.07%) VPN
8 6 (14.63%) ADSL
8 6 (14.63%) ATM
8 6 (14.63%) MPLS
8 6 (14.63%) RIP
8 6 (14.63%) xDSL
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (9.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Network Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Junior
5 2 (4.88%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Mitel Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Support
5 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Mitel Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) AS400
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) HPUX
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.76%) Change Management
2 4 (9.76%) DevOps
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (7.32%) ArchiMate
3 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) Information Security
3 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
3 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
3 3 (7.32%) Security Management
3 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.88%) Microservices
4 2 (4.88%) Network Management
5 1 (2.44%) Change Control
5 1 (2.44%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) CCNP
2 25 (60.98%) CCNA
3 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (14.63%) BC Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) CISSP
6 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 3 (7.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (7.32%) CISA
7 3 (7.32%) CISM
7 3 (7.32%) MCSE
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) MCP
9 1 (2.44%) CCDP
9 1 (2.44%) CCIE
9 1 (2.44%) CCSP
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.44%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.44%) OpenView
1 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Cisco
2 11 (26.83%) CheckPoint
3 9 (21.95%) F5
4 7 (17.07%) Juniper
5 5 (12.20%) Nortel
6 4 (9.76%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.32%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) McAfee
8 2 (4.88%) Ciena
8 2 (4.88%) Ericsson
8 2 (4.88%) Huawei
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.88%) Mitel
8 2 (4.88%) Openreach
9 1 (2.44%) Avaya
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) SAP