Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cisco IOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IOS over the 6 months to 15 October 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 IOS
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 171 181
Rank change year-on-year -26 +10 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 8 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.65% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Scotland median daily rate £325 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -17.65% +41.67%
10th Percentile £289 £134 £214
90th Percentile £453 £403 £518
UK median daily rate £360 £360 £375
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £160.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -84.38% +424.59% +35.56%

Cisco IOS is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 553 546 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.26% 11.36% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 282 489
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £195 £140 £218
90th Percentile £530 £525 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 44
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £31.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.39% -22.50% +223.89%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.68 £13.73
90th Percentile £33.75 £46.50 £42.70
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.30% -19.79% +20.00%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cisco IOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in Scotland

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in Scotland

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in Scotland

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in Scotland

Cisco IOS
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 IOS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 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 -11 2 £450 +20.00%
Glasgow - 2 £288 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £375 -
Renfrewshire -21 1 £320 +156.00%
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS.

1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) McAfee
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) Escalation Management
5 3 (37.50%) Decision-Making
5 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server

Cisco IOS
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 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (25.00%) OSPF
6 2 (25.00%) SNMP
6 2 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) VXLAN
7 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Support
2 3 (37.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
2 3 (37.50%) Decision-Making
2 3 (37.50%) Escalation Management
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Proactive Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) McAfee
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp