Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Engineer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 164 176
Rank change year-on-year -31 +12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Engineer 5 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.093% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.43% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Scotland median daily rate £288 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -18.18% -29.17%
10th Percentile £222 £210 £141
90th Percentile £356 £409 £366
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate - £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.75% -
UK median hourly rate £30.32 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.49% -8.13% +77.78%

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 5,113 4,628 4,595
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 95.58% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,756 2,616 2,689
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -0.07%
10th Percentile £225 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £494
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 139 125
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +12.82% -2.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.23 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £43.90 £42.80
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +2.78%

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 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 16 October 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 -16 4 £288 +27.78% 1
Aberdeen +10 1 - -
Cisco Engineer
UK

Cisco Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Cisco Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Cisco Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) IPv6
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Brocade
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) IPv4
5 1 (20.00%) CCSP
5 1 (20.00%) CISSP
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) F5

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) IPv6
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) IPv4
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper