Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 IOS
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 169 200
Rank change year-on-year -3 +31 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 9 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.35% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 2.07% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Scotland median daily rate £350 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +9.32% +34.05%
10th Percentile £134 £218 £353
90th Percentile £403 £523 £430
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK median hourly rate £160.00 £36.00 £22.44
% change year-on-year +344.44% +60.45% -1.11%

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 604 724 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.99% 16.78% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 434 311
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +1.49% +3.08%
10th Percentile £150 £208 £169
90th Percentile £539 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £38.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.95% +123.19% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.47 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.63 £51.20 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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 -15 7 £375 -11.76% 1
Aberdeen -7 1 £150 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £125 -
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) VMware NSX
4 5 (55.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (55.56%) VXLAN
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (33.33%) Private Cloud
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) OSPF
6 3 (33.33%) BGP
6 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) EMC
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) VXLAN
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Assistant
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
3 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware NSX
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft