The table below looks at the statistics for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 428 405 421
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs citing CCIE 187 183 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 1.95% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 99 88
Average daily rate
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£450 £440 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £28.66 £45.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.32% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10291 9395 8453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.08% 18.66% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6245 5404 4706
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 386 437
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in England

CCIE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIE across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

CCIE Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
London +14 90 £450 - 19
South East -68 35 £425 +3.03% 12
South West +21 27 £475 +52.00% 6
East of England +11 9 £363 +3.57% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 6
West Midlands -1 6 £485 +14.11% 5
North West -34 5 £450 +2.85% 6
North East - 4 - -
East Midlands -15 3 - - 1
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UK

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 348 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (78.74%) Cisco
3 222 (63.79%) CCNP
4 170 (48.85%) Firewall
5 131 (37.64%) WAN
6 127 (36.49%) BGP
7 125 (35.92%) LAN
8 123 (35.34%) Juniper
9 121 (34.77%) OSPF
10 111 (31.90%) Data Centre
11 104 (29.89%) MPLS
12 88 (25.29%) CheckPoint
13 84 (24.14%) Network Security
14 82 (23.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 81 (23.28%) VPN
16 74 (21.26%) EIGRP
17 72 (20.69%) F5
18 68 (19.54%) CCNA
19 67 (19.25%) TCP/IP
19 67 (19.25%) Network Design
20 63 (18.10%) Wireless
21 56 (16.09%) Finance
22 55 (15.80%) Cisco ASA
22 55 (15.80%) DNS
23 54 (15.52%) DHCP
24 47 (13.51%) IPsec
25 45 (12.93%) Telecoms
26 44 (12.64%) Multicast
27 39 (11.21%) Migration
27 39 (11.21%) Load Balancing

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (1.72%) Lync
2 4 (1.15%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.57%) CloudStack
3 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.59%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.01%) MS Office
3 6 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.15%) PaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Office 365
4 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 170 (48.85%) Firewall
2 131 (37.64%) WAN
3 127 (36.49%) BGP
4 125 (35.92%) LAN
5 121 (34.77%) OSPF
6 104 (29.89%) MPLS
7 84 (24.14%) Network Security
8 82 (23.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 81 (23.28%) VPN
10 74 (21.26%) EIGRP
11 67 (19.25%) TCP/IP
12 63 (18.10%) Wireless
13 55 (15.80%) Cisco ASA
13 55 (15.80%) DNS
14 54 (15.52%) DHCP
15 47 (13.51%) IPsec
16 44 (12.64%) Multicast
17 35 (10.06%) HSRP
18 34 (9.77%) Cisco IOS
19 31 (8.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.57%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (16.09%) Finance
2 45 (12.93%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.61%) Banking
4 11 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.01%) Retail
6 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.15%) Legal
7 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.86%) Local Government
7 3 (0.86%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 134 (38.51%) Network Engineer
2 75 (21.55%) Architect
3 53 (15.23%) Network Architect
4 34 (9.77%) Consultant
5 27 (7.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 25 (7.18%) Design Engineer
7 24 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
8 21 (6.03%) Network Consultant
9 20 (5.75%) Security Engineer
10 18 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (4.60%) Network Specialist
12 15 (4.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 14 (4.02%) Network Design Engineer
14 11 (3.16%) Technical Architect
14 11 (3.16%) Unified Communications Specialist
15 10 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
16 9 (2.59%) Analyst
16 9 (2.59%) Cisco Specialist
16 9 (2.59%) Implementation Engineer
16 9 (2.59%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.32%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.44%) XMPP
3 3 (0.86%) Web Services
4 2 (0.57%) Middleware
4 2 (0.57%) REST
4 2 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 111 (31.90%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (2.30%) PKI
5 7 (2.01%) BYOD
6 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.15%) Clustering
7 4 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.86%) IVR
9 2 (0.57%) NHS
9 2 (0.57%) SCADA
9 2 (0.57%) Eurex
9 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.57%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.29%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.63%) Windows
2 19 (5.46%) UNIX
3 18 (5.17%) Linux
4 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.57%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) HPUX
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (19.25%) Network Design
2 39 (11.21%) Migration
2 39 (11.21%) Load Balancing
3 33 (9.48%) ITIL
4 24 (6.90%) Network Architecture
5 22 (6.32%) Network Management
5 22 (6.32%) Project Management
6 18 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 17 (4.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (4.02%) Low Latency
10 13 (3.74%) Problem Management
11 11 (3.16%) Validation
12 10 (2.87%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (2.59%) Change Management
13 9 (2.59%) CRM
13 9 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (2.30%) Information Security
15 7 (2.01%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.16%) SQL
2 7 (2.01%) Python
3 5 (1.44%) Perl
3 5 (1.44%) Ruby
4 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.86%) C
4 3 (0.86%) Tcl
4 3 (0.86%) VBScript
4 3 (0.86%) VB
5 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.57%) Go
6 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 348 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 222 (63.79%) CCNP
3 68 (19.54%) CCNA
4 35 (10.06%) CCDP
5 33 (9.48%) Degree
6 32 (9.20%) Security Cleared
7 27 (7.76%) CISSP
7 27 (7.76%) CCIP
8 24 (6.90%) SC Cleared
9 23 (6.61%) CCVP
10 22 (6.32%) CCDA
11 21 (6.03%) CCSA
11 21 (6.03%) JNCIP
12 17 (4.89%) JNCIE
13 16 (4.60%) CCSE
14 11 (3.16%) CCSP
15 9 (2.59%) DV Cleared
16 6 (1.72%) HP MASE
16 6 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.46%) SLA
2 10 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.01%) QA
4 6 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.72%) VMware ESX
3 6 (1.72%) XenApp
4 4 (1.15%) MetaFrame
4 4 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.86%) vSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.57%) vCloud
6 2 (0.57%) Docker
6 2 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (2.01%) Cisco IPCC
3 7 (2.01%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (1.44%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (1.15%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.57%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.57%) Ansible
7 2 (0.57%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.57%) Puppet
7 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.29%) Nagios
8 1 (0.29%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.29%) Cacti
8 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.29%) Opsview
Vendors
1 274 (78.74%) Cisco
2 123 (35.34%) Juniper
3 88 (25.29%) CheckPoint
4 72 (20.69%) F5
5 26 (7.47%) VMware
6 23 (6.61%) Blue Coat
7 18 (5.17%) Microsoft
8 17 (4.89%) Fortinet
9 16 (4.60%) Citrix
10 15 (4.31%) Riverbed
11 14 (4.02%) Aruba
12 13 (3.74%) SolarWinds
12 13 (3.74%) HP
12 13 (3.74%) IronPort
13 11 (3.16%) Radware
14 9 (2.59%) Akamai
15 8 (2.30%) McAfee
15 8 (2.30%) Intel
16 7 (2.01%) BT
17 6 (1.72%) 3Com
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