Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 7.69% 3.08% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 17.50% 6.25% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
West Lothian median daily rate £219 £225 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -37.93% +38.10%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £289
90th Percentile £422 £238 £426
Scotland median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.75 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +98.84% +16.22% -32.73%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in West Lothian.

All Vendors
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40 32 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 43.96% 49.23% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 30
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £241 £215 £274
90th Percentile £432 £433 £455
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £352
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.50% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Lothian median hourly rate - - £10.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in West Lothian

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in West Lothian

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in West Lothian over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in West Lothian

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 22 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
Livingston +2 6 £219 -2.78%
Bathgate - 1 - -
Cisco
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
1 6 (85.71%) Avaya
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (85.71%) FortiGate
2 5 (71.43%) Time Management
2 5 (71.43%) Squid
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 4 (57.14%) UAG
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL V2
5 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 1 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (14.29%) CCNP
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL V2
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Squid
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) FortiGate
2 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Avaya
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) F5