Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 167 185
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 19 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 6
Scotland median daily rate £225 £255 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -34.32% +36.23%
10th Percentile £210 £151 £331
90th Percentile £413 £413 £500
UK median daily rate £375 £374 £363
% change year-on-year +0.33% +3.10% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -22.42% +83.33% -4.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4719 4107 5873
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 94.63% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2675 2403 3038
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £230
90th Percentile £531 £492 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 126
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Cisco Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Cisco Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Engineer in Scotland

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Scotland

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Engineer in Scotland

Cisco Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Engineer in Scotland

Cisco Engineer
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 Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -1 16 £238 -20.83%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
West Lothian -4 1 £225 -
Cisco Engineer
UK

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Cisco Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) LAN
2 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
5 9 (47.37%) Wireless
6 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 6 (31.58%) CCNP
7 6 (31.58%) CCNA
7 6 (31.58%) BGP
8 5 (26.32%) Unix
8 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) VMware NSX
9 4 (21.05%) VXLAN
9 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (21.05%) Project Management
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
10 3 (15.79%) Internet
10 3 (15.79%) MPLS
10 3 (15.79%) OSPF
10 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
10 3 (15.79%) SNMP
10 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 3 (15.79%) HP
10 3 (15.79%) VLAN

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
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 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
1 16 (84.21%) LAN
1 16 (84.21%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 9 (47.37%) Wireless
4 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 6 (31.58%) BGP
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (21.05%) VXLAN
7 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) OSPF
7 3 (15.79%) SNMP
7 3 (15.79%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (15.79%) SSH
7 3 (15.79%) VLAN
8 2 (10.53%) SAN
9 1 (5.26%) DNS
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V2
4 1 (5.26%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) CCSP
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware NSX
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) Squid
4 1 (5.26%) UAG
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds