The table below looks at the statistics for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 125 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing CCIE 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.82% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Average daily rate £330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £388 £410
% change year-on-year
+12.25% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
CCIE
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
482 495 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.92% 18.22% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 271 169
Average daily rate £343 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.24 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £35.10
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 Scotland

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

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -13 4 - -
Glasgow +4 1 - - 4
West Lothian - 1 £385 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
CCIE
UK

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (95.00%) CCNP
3 16 (80.00%) CCNA
4 13 (65.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) LAN
5 12 (60.00%) WAN
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
8 9 (45.00%) Finance
8 9 (45.00%) Network Security
9 8 (40.00%) WLAN
10 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (30.00%) OSPF
10 6 (30.00%) BGP
10 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
10 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
10 6 (30.00%) CCSA
10 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
11 5 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
11 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (25.00%) Wireless
11 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
12 4 (20.00%) PPP
12 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 4 (20.00%) ATM
12 4 (20.00%) ISDN

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) WAN
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (45.00%) Network Security
5 8 (40.00%) WLAN
6 6 (30.00%) BGP
6 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (30.00%) OSPF
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (25.00%) Wireless
8 4 (20.00%) ATM
8 4 (20.00%) ISDN
8 4 (20.00%) PPP
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) VLAN
9 3 (15.00%) HSRP
9 3 (15.00%) X.25
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Check Point Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Data Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Support
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Network Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (95.00%) CCNP
3 16 (80.00%) CCNA
4 6 (30.00%) CCSA
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.00%) CCVP
6 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
6 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Crossbeam
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Verint