Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cisco Specialist was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 Specialist
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +199
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Specialist 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.084% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £369 - -
UK median daily rate £363 £410 £425
% change year-on-year -11.59% -3.53% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £25.69 -
% change year-on-year +53.76% - -

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 4,511 4,535 3,558
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 95.78% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,533 2,646 2,059
Scotland median daily rate £405 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £506
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 111 132
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.70% -17.52%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.51
90th Percentile £44.50 £35.00 £49.84
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -2.70%

Cisco Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Specialist in Scotland

Cisco Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Specialist in Scotland

Cisco Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Specialist in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Specialist in Scotland

Cisco Specialist
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 Specialist within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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 - 4 £369 - 1
Cisco Specialist
UK

Cisco Specialist Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Cisco Specialist contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Cisco Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Cisco Specialist 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 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco