The table below looks at the statistics for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 89 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing CCIE 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 2.01% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £388 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
CCIE
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
149 149 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.46% 11.07% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 73 50
Average daily rate £353 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £28.75 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.95% +80.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CCNA
3 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (75.00%) Finance
4 9 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (66.67%) Firewall
6 6 (50.00%) CCSA
6 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (50.00%) FortiGate
6 6 (50.00%) Network Security
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (41.67%) WAN
7 5 (41.67%) OSPF
7 5 (41.67%) BGP
7 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
7 5 (41.67%) LAN
8 4 (33.33%) VLAN
8 4 (33.33%) ATM
8 4 (33.33%) ISDN
8 4 (33.33%) PPP
8 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 3 (25.00%) HSRP
9 3 (25.00%) X.25
10 1 (8.33%) Network Design
10 1 (8.33%) CCVP
10 1 (8.33%) MPLS

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) ATM
4 4 (33.33%) ISDN
4 4 (33.33%) PPP
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) HSRP
5 3 (25.00%) X.25
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Check Point Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Network Consultant
4 4 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) Data Consultant
5 3 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CCNA
3 6 (50.00%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Verint