Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 110 107
Rank change year-on-year -25 -3 +39
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 59 53 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 1.47% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.31% 9.06% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 37
Scotland median daily rate £325 £315 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -1.87% -1.23%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £175
90th Percentile £465 £438 £417
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 - £38.00
10th Percentile £12.75 - £20.50
90th Percentile £14.25 - £42.00
UK median hourly rate £26.44 £27.07 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.33% -1.58% +25.00%

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 807 585 1,192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.19% 16.26% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 382 637
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £200 £235
90th Percentile £500 £550 £490
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.73 £42.70 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.10% +13.85% +32.74%
10th Percentile £12.71 £14.74 £14.13
90th Percentile £56.25 £52.17 £42.65
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £29.92 £29.00
% change year-on-year -19.79% +3.17% +45.00%

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 April 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 April 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 -10 26 £300 -20.00% 8
Glasgow -14 15 £400 +48.29% 6
Aberdeen +8 9 £363 - 5
Dundee - 3 £325 - 3
Renfrewshire -29 1 £270 -16.28% 1
Moray - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £200 - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £200 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 50 (84.75%) Cisco
2 45 (76.27%) CCNA
3 33 (55.93%) CCNP
4 22 (37.29%) LAN
5 21 (35.59%) WAN
6 20 (33.90%) Wireless
7 17 (28.81%) Firewall
8 13 (22.03%) VPN
9 12 (20.34%) VoIP
9 12 (20.34%) BGP
10 11 (18.64%) Juniper
10 11 (18.64%) MPLS
10 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
10 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.95%) Finance
12 9 (15.25%) Internet
12 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
12 9 (15.25%) Degree
13 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (13.56%) Network Security
13 8 (13.56%) CheckPoint
13 8 (13.56%) Project Management
13 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
14 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (11.86%) Nortel
14 7 (11.86%) OSPF
14 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
14 7 (11.86%) Windows
14 7 (11.86%) PuTTY

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 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) G Suite
3 3 (5.08%) Google Drive
3 3 (5.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.69%) PaaS
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.29%) LAN
2 21 (35.59%) WAN
3 20 (33.90%) Wireless
4 17 (28.81%) Firewall
5 13 (22.03%) VPN
6 12 (20.34%) BGP
6 12 (20.34%) VoIP
7 11 (18.64%) MPLS
8 9 (15.25%) Internet
8 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
9 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (13.56%) Network Security
10 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
10 7 (11.86%) OSPF
10 7 (11.86%) PuTTY
11 6 (10.17%) EIGRP
11 6 (10.17%) VLAN
12 5 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (6.78%) Cisco Wireless
13 4 (6.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Back Office
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Network Specialist
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Mitel Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Mitel Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Network Support
6 2 (3.39%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.69%) LAMP
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) iPad
4 3 (5.08%) iPhone
4 3 (5.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) AS400
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Tandem
5 1 (1.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) HPUX
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Project Management
2 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.17%) ITIL
4 4 (6.78%) Change Management
4 4 (6.78%) DevOps
4 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (5.08%) CRM
5 3 (5.08%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.39%) Digital Transformation Strategy
6 2 (3.39%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Information Security
6 2 (3.39%) Microservices
6 2 (3.39%) Network Design
6 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.39%) Security Management
6 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.39%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (76.27%) CCNA
2 33 (55.93%) CCNP
3 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.25%) Degree
5 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.08%) CISSP
6 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.39%) CCDP
7 2 (3.39%) CCENT
7 2 (3.39%) CISA
7 2 (3.39%) CISM
7 2 (3.39%) MCP
7 2 (3.39%) MCSE
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Docker
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.39%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) OpenView
3 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (84.75%) Cisco
2 11 (18.64%) Juniper
3 8 (13.56%) CheckPoint
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.86%) Nortel
4 7 (11.86%) Openreach
5 6 (10.17%) HP
6 4 (6.78%) Apple
6 4 (6.78%) F5
7 3 (5.08%) CA
7 3 (5.08%) Google
7 3 (5.08%) Mitel
7 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (5.08%) VMware
8 2 (3.39%) Aruba
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix
8 2 (3.39%) McAfee
8 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) Ruckus Wireless