The first table below looks at the demand for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 330 323 297
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs citing CCIE 79 68 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 2.03% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 81
Average daily rate £400 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £112.50 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+114.28% +20.68%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3957 3348 3928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.41% 15.23% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 2025 2315
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 106 114
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
CCIE
England

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in London

CCIE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIE across the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

CCIE Daily Rate Histogram in London

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in London

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 16 £388 -3.12% 2
Canary Wharf +24 1 £403 -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Orpington - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - -
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (90.15%) Cisco
3 71 (53.79%) Firewall
4 65 (49.24%) CCNP
5 53 (40.15%) WAN
6 45 (34.09%) Wireless
7 41 (31.06%) LAN
8 39 (29.55%) CheckPoint
9 38 (28.79%) BGP
10 36 (27.27%) OSPF
10 36 (27.27%) Network Security
11 35 (26.52%) TCP/IP
12 33 (25.00%) Juniper
13 32 (24.24%) CCNA
13 32 (24.24%) VPN
13 32 (24.24%) MPLS
14 30 (22.73%) Banking
15 29 (21.97%) VoIP
16 27 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (19.70%) Cisco Nexus
18 25 (18.94%) Finance
19 24 (18.18%) F5
20 20 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
21 19 (14.39%) EIGRP
22 18 (13.64%) Linux
22 18 (13.64%) CCDP
22 18 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
23 17 (12.88%) Network Design
23 17 (12.88%) ITIL
24 15 (11.36%) Riverbed

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (3.03%) Apache
2 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 71 (53.79%) Firewall
2 53 (40.15%) WAN
3 45 (34.09%) Wireless
4 41 (31.06%) LAN
5 38 (28.79%) BGP
6 36 (27.27%) OSPF
6 36 (27.27%) Network Security
7 35 (26.52%) TCP/IP
8 32 (24.24%) VPN
8 32 (24.24%) MPLS
9 29 (21.97%) VoIP
10 27 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (19.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (14.39%) EIGRP
14 14 (10.61%) DNS
15 13 (9.85%) IPsec
16 11 (8.33%) Ethernet
17 10 (7.58%) VLAN
18 9 (6.82%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (22.73%) Banking
2 25 (18.94%) Finance
3 13 (9.85%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.27%) Retail
6 2 (1.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (37.12%) Network Engineer
2 26 (19.70%) Architect
3 21 (15.91%) Consultant
3 21 (15.91%) Network Architect
4 18 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (11.36%) Voice Engineer
6 14 (10.61%) Network Consultant
7 11 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) Security Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) Voice Network Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) Data Network Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Voice Support Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Security Architect
12 5 (3.79%) Network Support
12 5 (3.79%) Lead Architect
12 5 (3.79%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (4.55%) NHS
2 6 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (1.52%) Firmware
3 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.76%) Clustering
4 1 (0.76%) Handset
4 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Linux
2 14 (10.61%) Windows
3 7 (5.30%) UNIX
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.88%) Network Design
1 17 (12.88%) ITIL
2 11 (8.33%) Change Management
3 10 (7.58%) Migration
3 10 (7.58%) Network Management
4 9 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 8 (6.06%) Project Management
6 7 (5.30%) WAN Optimisation
7 6 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.03%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.03%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.03%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.27%) High Availability
9 3 (2.27%) Time Management
9 3 (2.27%) Service Management
9 3 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.27%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.03%) C
2 3 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (0.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (49.24%) CCNP
3 32 (24.24%) CCNA
4 18 (13.64%) CCDP
5 9 (6.82%) JNCIE
5 9 (6.82%) CCSE
6 7 (5.30%) Degree
6 7 (5.30%) CCSA
6 7 (5.30%) CISSP
6 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.30%) MCSE
7 6 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (4.55%) CISM
7 6 (4.55%) JNCIP
7 6 (4.55%) ISACA
8 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.79%) CCVP
8 5 (3.79%) MCSA
9 4 (3.03%) CCIP
9 4 (3.03%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
3 1 (0.76%) XenApp
3 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (6.06%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (6.06%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.76%) Nessus
3 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.76%) Cacti
3 1 (0.76%) Nagios
3 1 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 119 (90.15%) Cisco
2 39 (29.55%) CheckPoint
3 33 (25.00%) Juniper
4 24 (18.18%) F5
5 15 (11.36%) Riverbed
6 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.82%) Siemens
8 8 (6.06%) Aruba
9 7 (5.30%) Remedy
10 6 (4.55%) VMware
11 5 (3.79%) AlgoSec
11 5 (3.79%) Polycom
11 5 (3.79%) Oracle
12 4 (3.03%) Citrix
12 4 (3.03%) Nokia
12 4 (3.03%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.27%) Brocade
13 3 (2.27%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.52%) Nortel
14 2 (1.52%) BT
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