The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Network Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 125 123
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Engineer 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £313 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.87% -19.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £250 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -0.73% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -43.26% +28.18%  

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 1660 2453 2740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.59% 94.78% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 1353 1501
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 39 73
Median hourly rate £17.39 £22.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.71% +34.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 - 1 £425 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £200 -
Cisco Network Engineer
UK

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (75.00%) CCNP
4 6 (50.00%) BGP
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) OSPF
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) VLAN
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) CCIE
8 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 2 (16.67%) H.323
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Network Design
8 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
8 2 (16.67%) Network Security
8 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing

Cisco Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) BGP
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (16.67%) H.323
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Handset
3 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) CCIE
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) CCENT
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (8.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Progress
5 1 (8.33%) Tandberg