The first table below looks at the demand for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 30 July 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 South East 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 183 206 157
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -49
Contract jobs citing CCIE 59 24 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.28% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 1.15% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 14
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £307 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £491 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2372 2089 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.77% 24.64% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1082 983
Average daily rate £351 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 112 148
Average hourly rate £17.29 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCIE
England

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CCIE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIE across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

CCIE Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Berkshire +30 41 £351 +5.41% 6
Surrey +4 7 £454 -6.92% 1
Hampshire -9 5 £450 +14.64% 6
Oxfordshire +8 4 £400 -5.88%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (96.19%) Cisco
3 73 (69.52%) Firewall
4 55 (52.38%) CheckPoint
5 52 (49.52%) Juniper
6 51 (48.57%) OSPF
7 46 (43.81%) Telecoms
8 43 (40.95%) CCNP
9 41 (39.05%) MPLS
9 41 (39.05%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (38.10%) BGP
11 39 (37.14%) VPN
12 34 (32.38%) Network Design
13 33 (31.43%) VoIP
14 32 (30.48%) Cisco PIX
15 29 (27.62%) IPsec
16 26 (24.76%) SNMP
16 26 (24.76%) Network Management
17 24 (22.86%) CISSP
17 24 (22.86%) LAN
18 23 (21.90%) WAN
19 22 (20.95%) FWSM
19 22 (20.95%) Load Balancing
20 21 (20.00%) Nokia
21 20 (19.05%) CCSP
21 20 (19.05%) F5
22 19 (18.10%) Redback
22 19 (18.10%) Check Point Certification
22 19 (18.10%) CCDP
23 18 (17.14%) PCI DSS

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (10.48%) Apache
2 4 (3.81%) Lync
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.95%) MS Project
1 1 (0.95%) MS Office
1 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (69.52%) Firewall
2 51 (48.57%) OSPF
3 41 (39.05%) MPLS
3 41 (39.05%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (38.10%) BGP
5 39 (37.14%) VPN
6 33 (31.43%) VoIP
7 32 (30.48%) Cisco PIX
8 29 (27.62%) IPsec
9 26 (24.76%) SNMP
10 24 (22.86%) LAN
11 23 (21.90%) WAN
12 22 (20.95%) FWSM
13 18 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (15.24%) Network Security
15 15 (14.29%) BIG-IP
16 11 (10.48%) DNS
17 10 (9.52%) VLAN
18 9 (8.57%) Ethernet
18 9 (8.57%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
General
1 46 (43.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.90%) Finance
3 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Design Engineer
2 37 (35.24%) IP Engineer
3 26 (24.76%) Network Engineer
4 18 (17.14%) Consultant
5 17 (16.19%) Architect
6 13 (12.38%) Security Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Network Consultant
7 11 (10.48%) Network Design Engineer
8 10 (9.52%) Network Architect
9 6 (5.71%) IP Network Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Design Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Security Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Support Consultant
11 4 (3.81%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Network Support
11 4 (3.81%) Network Security Consultant
11 4 (3.81%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) Web Services
1 1 (0.95%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.95%) AVVID
1 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
1 1 (0.95%) SecurID
1 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) UNIX
2 6 (5.71%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) Network Design
2 26 (24.76%) Network Management
3 22 (20.95%) Load Balancing
4 13 (12.38%) Network Architecture
5 12 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (8.57%) ITIL
7 8 (7.62%) Project Management
8 6 (5.71%) Validation
8 6 (5.71%) Migration
9 4 (3.81%) eTOM
9 4 (3.81%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (2.86%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.86%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.86%) Change Management
10 3 (2.86%) Capacity Management
11 2 (1.90%) TOGAF
11 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2
12 1 (0.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (0.95%) Business Continuity
12 1 (0.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.81%) Python
2 3 (2.86%) C
2 3 (2.86%) Perl
3 2 (1.90%) PHP
4 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (40.95%) CCNP
3 24 (22.86%) CISSP
4 20 (19.05%) CCSP
5 19 (18.10%) Check Point Certification
5 19 (18.10%) CCDP
6 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 9 (8.57%) CCNA
8 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.76%) Degree
10 3 (2.86%) CCIP
11 2 (1.90%) CCDE
11 2 (1.90%) CCSE
11 2 (1.90%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.90%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.90%) CCA
12 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.95%) MCSE
12 1 (0.95%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 101 (96.19%) Cisco
2 55 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 52 (49.52%) Juniper
4 21 (20.00%) Nokia
5 20 (19.05%) F5
6 19 (18.10%) Redback
7 17 (16.19%) Radware
8 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 8 (7.62%) Huawei
10 7 (6.67%) Ericsson
10 7 (6.67%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.86%) IBM
11 3 (2.86%) Avaya
11 3 (2.86%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.90%) Brocade
12 2 (1.90%) VMware
12 2 (1.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 1 (0.95%) HP
13 1 (0.95%) Nortel
13 1 (0.95%) BMC
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