The table below looks at the statistics for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 185 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing CCIE 18 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 0.88% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.06% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
785 1018 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.42% 17.27% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 748 732
Average daily rate £438 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 59
Average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.03 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CCIE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

CCIE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (80.00%) Cisco
3 29 (58.00%) CCNP
4 27 (54.00%) Finance
5 23 (46.00%) Firewall
6 21 (42.00%) Juniper
7 15 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 14 (28.00%) F5
9 13 (26.00%) Network Security
10 12 (24.00%) Network Design
10 12 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (24.00%) Multicast
10 12 (24.00%) OSPF
10 12 (24.00%) BGP
11 11 (22.00%) MPLS
11 11 (22.00%) LAN
11 11 (22.00%) WAN
11 11 (22.00%) Low Latency
11 11 (22.00%) Banking
11 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
12 10 (20.00%) DNS
12 10 (20.00%) EIGRP
13 7 (14.00%) HP
13 7 (14.00%) DHCP
13 7 (14.00%) Fortinet
13 7 (14.00%) Load Balancing
14 6 (12.00%) VPLS
14 6 (12.00%) VMware
15 5 (10.00%) Wireless
15 5 (10.00%) Cisco IOS

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) Firewall
2 13 (26.00%) Network Security
3 12 (24.00%) OSPF
3 12 (24.00%) BGP
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (24.00%) Multicast
4 11 (22.00%) LAN
4 11 (22.00%) WAN
4 11 (22.00%) MPLS
5 10 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 10 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (14.00%) DHCP
7 6 (12.00%) VPLS
8 5 (10.00%) Wireless
8 5 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (8.00%) VLAN
9 4 (8.00%) Junos
10 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Network Support
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Network Design
2 11 (22.00%) Low Latency
3 7 (14.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Network Management
6 2 (4.00%) Time Management
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) Validation
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (58.00%) CCNP
3 4 (8.00%) CCNA
4 3 (6.00%) CCSA
4 3 (6.00%) CCVP
4 3 (6.00%) CCSE
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.00%) CCDP
6 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.00%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 40 (80.00%) Cisco
2 21 (42.00%) Juniper
3 15 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (28.00%) F5
5 7 (14.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (14.00%) HP
6 6 (12.00%) VMware
7 5 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.00%) Citrix
9 3 (6.00%) Aruba
10 2 (4.00%) Sourcefire
10 2 (4.00%) Brocade
10 2 (4.00%) Nokia
10 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.00%) EMC
11 1 (2.00%) CyberTech
11 1 (2.00%) WorldPay