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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 170 193 174
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing CCIE 20 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 1.36% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £337 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £419 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £112.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%
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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
826 1177 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.11% 18.29% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 823 641
Average daily rate £425 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £42.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.52 £39.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (79.41%) Cisco
3 47 (69.12%) CCNP
4 34 (50.00%) Firewall
5 29 (42.65%) Finance
6 22 (32.35%) Juniper
7 20 (29.41%) OSPF
7 20 (29.41%) BGP
8 18 (26.47%) EIGRP
8 18 (26.47%) Low Latency
9 17 (25.00%) MPLS
10 15 (22.06%) CheckPoint
10 15 (22.06%) F5
11 13 (19.12%) Network Security
11 13 (19.12%) Network Design
11 13 (19.12%) LAN
12 12 (17.65%) WAN
12 12 (17.65%) VPN
12 12 (17.65%) VPLS
12 12 (17.65%) Multicast
12 12 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (16.18%) VMware
13 11 (16.18%) Citrix
14 10 (14.71%) Banking
15 9 (13.24%) HP
15 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
16 8 (11.76%) DNS
16 8 (11.76%) Fortinet
16 8 (11.76%) FlexPod
17 7 (10.29%) HSRP

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 34 (50.00%) Firewall
2 20 (29.41%) OSPF
2 20 (29.41%) BGP
3 18 (26.47%) EIGRP
4 17 (25.00%) MPLS
5 13 (19.12%) LAN
5 13 (19.12%) Network Security
6 12 (17.65%) VPLS
6 12 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (17.65%) Multicast
6 12 (17.65%) WAN
6 12 (17.65%) VPN
7 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
8 8 (11.76%) DNS
9 7 (10.29%) PPP
9 7 (10.29%) SNMP
9 7 (10.29%) VRRP
9 7 (10.29%) DMVPN
9 7 (10.29%) HSRP
10 6 (8.82%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco Support
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Network Support
6 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) FlexPod Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) FlexPod
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) UNIX
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Low Latency
2 13 (19.12%) Network Design
3 7 (10.29%) Change Management
4 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 3 (4.41%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (4.41%) Migration
7 2 (2.94%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.94%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.47%) Change Control
8 1 (1.47%) Analytics
8 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.47%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.47%) Project Management
8 1 (1.47%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (1.47%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (1.47%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.47%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.47%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Perl
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (69.12%) CCNP
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) CCVP
6 1 (1.47%) CCSE
6 1 (1.47%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.47%) CCDP
6 1 (1.47%) CCSA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (8.82%) RANCID
2 6 (8.82%) OpenNMS
3 4 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 54 (79.41%) Cisco
2 22 (32.35%) Juniper
3 15 (22.06%) CheckPoint
3 15 (22.06%) F5
4 11 (16.18%) VMware
4 11 (16.18%) Citrix
5 9 (13.24%) HP
6 8 (11.76%) Fortinet
7 7 (10.29%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.35%) Verint
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.41%) Nortel
10 3 (4.41%) NetApp
10 3 (4.41%) Avaya
11 2 (2.94%) EMC
11 2 (2.94%) Nokia
11 2 (2.94%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.94%) Brocade
12 1 (1.47%) CyberTech