The table below looks at the statistics for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 77 111 84
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -27
Contract jobs citing CCIE 47 15 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.87% 0.60% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.58% 2.20% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
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£425 £381 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -7.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
CCIE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
714 683 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.48% 27.15% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 272 232
Average daily rate £375 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £13.50 £48.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCIE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCIE across the Berkshire region.

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCIE
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIE across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

CCIE Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCIE across the Berkshire region.

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 11 £425 +27.81% 2
Newbury -1 1 - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 3
CCIE
South East

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCIE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCIE.

1 71 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (95.77%) Cisco
3 52 (73.24%) Firewall
4 43 (60.56%) CheckPoint
5 42 (59.15%) Juniper
6 41 (57.75%) OSPF
7 36 (50.70%) VPN
8 35 (49.30%) Telecoms
9 29 (40.85%) MPLS
9 29 (40.85%) BGP
10 26 (36.62%) CCNP
10 26 (36.62%) Cisco PIX
10 26 (36.62%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (35.21%) VoIP
11 25 (35.21%) CISSP
12 24 (33.80%) Network Design
13 23 (32.39%) IPsec
14 22 (30.99%) CCSP
15 21 (29.58%) SNMP
15 21 (29.58%) Network Management
16 19 (26.76%) Check Point Certification
17 18 (25.35%) PCI DSS
18 17 (23.94%) CCDP
18 17 (23.94%) FWSM
19 15 (21.13%) F5
20 13 (18.31%) Redback
21 12 (16.90%) Nokia
21 12 (16.90%) Risk Assessment
22 11 (15.49%) Apache
22 11 (15.49%) LAN

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCIE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCIE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 52 (73.24%) Firewall
2 41 (57.75%) OSPF
3 36 (50.70%) VPN
4 29 (40.85%) BGP
4 29 (40.85%) MPLS
5 26 (36.62%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (36.62%) Cisco PIX
6 25 (35.21%) VoIP
7 23 (32.39%) IPsec
8 21 (29.58%) SNMP
9 17 (23.94%) FWSM
10 11 (15.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (15.49%) Network Security
10 11 (15.49%) BIG-IP
10 11 (15.49%) DNS
10 11 (15.49%) WAN
10 11 (15.49%) LAN
11 10 (14.08%) RIP
12 7 (9.86%) VLAN
13 5 (7.04%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (49.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Design Engineer
2 38 (53.52%) IP Engineer
3 19 (26.76%) Network Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) Security Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) IP Network Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Designer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Test and Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.41%) SecurID
1 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Network Design
2 21 (29.58%) Network Management
3 12 (16.90%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.04%) ITIL
6 4 (5.63%) eTOM
6 4 (5.63%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (4.23%) Project Management
7 3 (4.23%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.82%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (2.82%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.82%) Migration
9 1 (1.41%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.41%) Release Management
9 1 (1.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) Python
2 1 (1.41%) Perl
2 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (36.62%) CCNP
3 25 (35.21%) CISSP
4 22 (30.99%) CCSP
5 19 (26.76%) Check Point Certification
6 17 (23.94%) CCDP
7 8 (11.27%) CCNA
8 4 (5.63%) CCIP
8 4 (5.63%) Degree
8 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.82%) CCDE
10 2 (2.82%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.82%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.82%) CCA
11 1 (1.41%) MCSE
11 1 (1.41%) CCSE
11 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 68 (95.77%) Cisco
2 43 (60.56%) CheckPoint
3 42 (59.15%) Juniper
4 15 (21.13%) F5
5 13 (18.31%) Redback
6 12 (16.90%) Nokia
7 11 (15.49%) Radware
8 6 (8.45%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.23%) IBM
10 2 (2.82%) Siemens
10 2 (2.82%) Nortel
10 2 (2.82%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.82%) Huawei
11 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.41%) Tandberg
11 1 (1.41%) Tufin
11 1 (1.41%) Cramer
11 1 (1.41%) Mitel
11 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.41%) Genesys