The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £220 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 142 130
Rank change year-on-year +38 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £220 £249 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +7.29% +10.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.10 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2070 2727 2917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.61% 92.79% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1526 1516
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 59 88
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.93 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.70% -19.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Cisco Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Cisco Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +24 12 £220 +41.93%
Glasgow +10 1 - -
Cisco Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) Wireless
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) VPN
7 6 (37.50%) BGP
8 4 (25.00%) OSPF
8 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Unix
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (18.75%) VXLAN
9 3 (18.75%) CCNP
9 3 (18.75%) F5
9 3 (18.75%) Network Design
9 3 (18.75%) Network Security
9 3 (18.75%) VLAN
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
9 3 (18.75%) Internet
9 3 (18.75%) Finance

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 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) LAN
1 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Wireless
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) BGP
5 6 (37.50%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (25.00%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN
7 3 (18.75%) VXLAN
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (12.50%) SAN
9 1 (6.25%) MPLS
9 1 (6.25%) SNMP
9 1 (6.25%) SSL
9 1 (6.25%) TACACS
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CCIE
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Mitel
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Tandberg