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 3 months to 28 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.

Cisco Certification
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 90 100
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 47 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.13% 2.14% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.37% 8.37% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 9
Median daily rate £300 £310 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £204 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £387 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year +13.04% +53.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 327 753 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.84% 25.59% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 1114 472
Median daily rate £370 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 128 41
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.05 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 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
Aberdeen - 24 £363 -
Edinburgh +9 12 £220 -32.30% 3
Glasgow -2 8 £225 -38.35% 2
Falkirk - 2 £316 -
Stirling - 1 £300 -
Cisco Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 60 (92.31%) Cisco
2 50 (76.92%) LAN
2 50 (76.92%) WAN
3 46 (70.77%) Firewall
4 43 (66.15%) CCNP
5 35 (53.85%) Wireless
6 32 (49.23%) HP
6 32 (49.23%) Juniper
7 30 (46.15%) F5
8 28 (43.08%) ITIL
9 27 (41.54%) CheckPoint
9 27 (41.54%) Network Design
10 25 (38.46%) Riverbed
11 24 (36.92%) CCIE
12 23 (35.38%) BIG-IP
13 22 (33.85%) CCDP
13 22 (33.85%) Aruba
14 21 (32.31%) FortiGate
14 21 (32.31%) CCIP
14 21 (32.31%) Fortinet
14 21 (32.31%) CCSE
15 20 (30.77%) Telecoms
15 20 (30.77%) CCSA
15 20 (30.77%) CCNA
16 19 (29.23%) ITSM
16 19 (29.23%) Service Management
16 19 (29.23%) JNCIE
16 19 (29.23%) JNCIA
17 17 (26.15%) Degree
17 17 (26.15%) Computer Science

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:

Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 50 (76.92%) LAN
1 50 (76.92%) WAN
2 46 (70.77%) Firewall
3 35 (53.85%) Wireless
4 23 (35.38%) BIG-IP
5 16 (24.62%) VPN
6 10 (15.38%) BGP
7 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (13.85%) Network Security
8 8 (12.31%) OSPF
8 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.23%) Internet
10 5 (7.69%) VoIP
11 4 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (6.15%) EIGRP
12 3 (4.62%) IPv6
12 3 (4.62%) MPLS
12 3 (4.62%) WLAN
13 2 (3.08%) DNS
13 2 (3.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Switch Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) TOGAF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) CMDB
4 3 (4.62%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Unix
2 2 (3.08%) CentOS
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) CatOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) ITIL
2 27 (41.54%) Network Design
3 19 (29.23%) ITSM
3 19 (29.23%) Service Management
4 8 (12.31%) Fault Management
4 8 (12.31%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.69%) Change Management
5 5 (7.69%) QMS
6 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.15%) Release Management
7 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Information Security
7 3 (4.62%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (4.62%) Network Management
7 3 (4.62%) Project Management
8 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.08%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.08%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 43 (66.15%) CCNP
2 24 (36.92%) CCIE
3 22 (33.85%) CCDP
4 21 (32.31%) CCIP
4 21 (32.31%) CCSE
5 20 (30.77%) CCNA
5 20 (30.77%) CCSA
6 19 (29.23%) JNCIA
6 19 (29.23%) JNCIE
7 17 (26.15%) Degree
7 17 (26.15%) HP ASE
7 17 (26.15%) HP MASE
8 15 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
10 11 (16.92%) CISSP
11 8 (12.31%) CCSP
12 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (3.08%) CISA
13 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) QA
3 2 (3.08%) COBIT
3 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) vSphere
2 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (32.31%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.08%) WSUS
3 1 (1.54%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 60 (92.31%) Cisco
2 32 (49.23%) HP
2 32 (49.23%) Juniper
3 30 (46.15%) F5
4 27 (41.54%) CheckPoint
5 25 (38.46%) Riverbed
6 22 (33.85%) Aruba
7 21 (32.31%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.15%) VMware
9 3 (4.62%) McAfee
10 2 (3.08%) Avaya
10 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.08%) Brocade
10 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.54%) BT
11 1 (1.54%) Citrix
11 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.54%) Siemens
11 1 (1.54%) Sophos
11 1 (1.54%) Veeam
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