Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 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 Network Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 171 180
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 18 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Scotland median daily rate £238 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% -31.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £210 £223 £371
90th Percentile £411 £388 £440
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £29.24 £48.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -39.09% +113.33% -2.17%

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 4793 4080 5828
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 94.64% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2723 2384 3014
Scotland median daily rate £385 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £227
90th Percentile £530 £495 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 118 124
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £49.10
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Scotland

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Scotland

Cisco Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Network Engineer in Scotland

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Engineer in Scotland

Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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 +6 16 £238 -36.67%
West Lothian -2 1 £225 -
Aberdeen - 1 £400 -
Cisco Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Cisco Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) WAN
2 16 (88.89%) LAN
3 15 (83.33%) Firewall
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (55.56%) Wireless
5 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 6 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) CCNA
6 6 (33.33%) BGP
7 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (27.78%) Unix
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) VMware NSX
8 4 (22.22%) VXLAN
8 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Project Management
8 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 3 (16.67%) Internet
9 3 (16.67%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) OSPF
9 3 (16.67%) SNMP
9 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) HP

Cisco Network 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 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) LAN
1 16 (88.89%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 6 (33.33%) BGP
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (22.22%) VXLAN
6 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) MPLS
6 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) OSPF
6 3 (16.67%) SNMP
6 3 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (16.67%) SSH
6 3 (16.67%) VLAN
7 2 (11.11%) SAN
8 1 (5.56%) DNS
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
2 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V2
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware NSX
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) Squid
4 1 (5.56%) UAG
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds