The table below looks at the statistics for CCIE in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 406 443 413
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -30
Contract jobs citing CCIE 194 157 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 1.46% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 62
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £526 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
- +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £112.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £112.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10772 10777 8865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.33% 19.52% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6112 6123 4725
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 535 480
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCIE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CCIE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCIE
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
England +27 175 £438 +9.30% 62
London -19 54 £475 +18.75% 18
South East -5 47 £450 +5.88% 15
Berkshire +6 35 £468 +13.33% 8
North West +9 33 £388 - 4
City of London +19 17 £381 -1.61% 7
Manchester -2 16 £375 - 2
East of England +33 15 £381 -4.68% 5
Yorkshire -8 11 £325 - 6
Reading -4 10 £484 +29.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £388 - 1
Cheshire - 8 £500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 8 £500 -
East Midlands +10 7 £444 +2.60% 1
Surrey -1 7 £425 -6.07% 4
West Midlands -12 7 £313 -30.55% 7
West Yorkshire - 7 £325 - 1
Cambridge - 7 £388 - 1
Leeds - 6 £325 - 1
County Antrim - 5 £500 -
Belfast - 5 £500 -
Merseyside - 5 £313 -
Birmingham +2 4 £313 -34.21% 2
Northamptonshire -7 4 £444 +13.78%
Chester - 4 - -
Maidenhead - 4 £450 - 2
Northampton - 4 £444 -
Scotland +7 3 £350 -
North Yorkshire 0 3 £293 - 4
Nottinghamshire -2 3 - - 1

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 399 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 345 (86.47%) Cisco
3 238 (59.65%) CCNP
4 178 (44.61%) Firewall
5 156 (39.10%) BGP
6 152 (38.10%) Juniper
7 150 (37.59%) OSPF
8 139 (34.84%) MPLS
9 127 (31.83%) WAN
10 117 (29.32%) LAN
11 105 (26.32%) VPN
12 102 (25.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 88 (22.06%) CheckPoint
14 86 (21.55%) F5
15 85 (21.30%) Finance
16 83 (20.80%) CCNA
17 81 (20.30%) Telecoms
17 81 (20.30%) Cisco ASA
18 72 (18.05%) Network Security
19 71 (17.79%) EIGRP
20 66 (16.54%) Network Design
21 57 (14.29%) Wireless
21 57 (14.29%) TCP/IP
21 57 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
22 53 (13.28%) Load Balancing
23 47 (11.78%) Security Cleared
24 44 (11.03%) VoIP
24 44 (11.03%) HSRP
25 43 (10.78%) CCDP
26 42 (10.53%) Migration

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (2.51%) Lync
2 4 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (1.75%) MS Office
2 6 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.25%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 178 (44.61%) Firewall
2 156 (39.10%) BGP
3 150 (37.59%) OSPF
4 139 (34.84%) MPLS
5 127 (31.83%) WAN
6 117 (29.32%) LAN
7 105 (26.32%) VPN
8 102 (25.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 81 (20.30%) Cisco ASA
10 72 (18.05%) Network Security
11 71 (17.79%) EIGRP
12 57 (14.29%) Wireless
12 57 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 57 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
13 44 (11.03%) VoIP
13 44 (11.03%) HSRP
14 41 (10.28%) VRRP
14 41 (10.28%) Multicast
15 35 (8.77%) IPsec
15 35 (8.77%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.00%) MySQL
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Gerrit
1 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (21.30%) Finance
2 81 (20.30%) Telecoms
3 36 (9.02%) Banking
4 20 (5.01%) Games
5 19 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.00%) Retail
7 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 162 (40.60%) Network Engineer
2 69 (17.29%) Architect
3 47 (11.78%) Network Architect
4 44 (11.03%) Senior Network Engineer
5 38 (9.52%) Consultant
6 37 (9.27%) IP Engineer
7 36 (9.02%) Cisco Engineer
8 30 (7.52%) Design Engineer
9 22 (5.51%) Network Security Engineer
9 22 (5.51%) Security Engineer
9 22 (5.51%) Operations Engineer
10 21 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
11 18 (4.51%) Network Consultant
12 17 (4.26%) Network Specialist
13 14 (3.51%) Network Design Engineer
14 13 (3.26%) Voice Engineer
15 12 (3.01%) Security Consultant
16 11 (2.76%) Support Engineer
16 11 (2.76%) Analyst
17 10 (2.51%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.50%) CSS
2 1 (0.25%) REST
2 1 (0.25%) SOAP
2 1 (0.25%) Web Services
2 1 (0.25%) LAMP
2 1 (0.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.26%) Online Games
2 9 (2.26%) FlexPod
3 8 (2.01%) CMDB
4 7 (1.75%) PKI
5 6 (1.50%) IVR
6 5 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.50%) BYOD
8 2 (0.50%) Eurex
8 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.50%) Open Source
9 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.25%) Social Media
9 1 (0.25%) Wiki
9 1 (0.25%) Life Science
9 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.77%) UNIX
2 32 (8.02%) Linux
3 19 (4.76%) Windows
4 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.00%) Solaris
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.54%) Network Design
2 53 (13.28%) Load Balancing
3 42 (10.53%) Migration
4 41 (10.28%) Low Latency
5 31 (7.77%) ITIL
6 27 (6.77%) Network Management
7 19 (4.76%) Change Management
8 18 (4.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (4.51%) E-Commerce
9 17 (4.26%) Network Architecture
10 16 (4.01%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (3.76%) Service Delivery
12 14 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (3.51%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.01%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (2.51%) Validation
15 9 (2.26%) Change Control
15 9 (2.26%) Service Management
15 9 (2.26%) Project Management
15 9 (2.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.75%) Perl
2 4 (1.00%) SQL
3 2 (0.50%) Python
4 1 (0.25%) Go
4 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 399 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 238 (59.65%) CCNP
3 83 (20.80%) CCNA
4 47 (11.78%) Security Cleared
5 43 (10.78%) CCDP
6 40 (10.03%) CCIP
7 30 (7.52%) JNCIP
8 28 (7.02%) Degree
8 28 (7.02%) SC Cleared
9 21 (5.26%) JNCIA
10 17 (4.26%) DV Cleared
11 16 (4.01%) CCSE
11 16 (4.01%) CISSP
12 14 (3.51%) CCSP
13 11 (2.76%) JNCIE
14 10 (2.51%) CCSA
15 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (2.26%) MCSE
16 8 (2.01%) CCVP
16 8 (2.01%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.26%) SLA
2 8 (2.01%) QA
3 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.00%) MetaFrame
3 4 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (1.00%) XenApp
4 3 (0.75%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) Docker
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (6.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (2.01%) HP NNM
4 7 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (1.75%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.50%) RANCID
5 6 (1.50%) OpenNMS
5 6 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.25%) Puppet
7 3 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.75%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.50%) SCCM
8 2 (0.50%) SCOM
9 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.25%) Ansible
9 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 345 (86.47%) Cisco
2 152 (38.10%) Juniper
3 88 (22.06%) CheckPoint
4 86 (21.55%) F5
5 39 (9.77%) Citrix
6 36 (9.02%) Fortinet
6 36 (9.02%) HP
6 36 (9.02%) Blue Coat
7 30 (7.52%) VMware
8 24 (6.02%) BT
9 16 (4.01%) SolarWinds
9 16 (4.01%) Microsoft
10 14 (3.51%) Nokia
11 12 (3.01%) NetScout
11 12 (3.01%) Riverbed
11 12 (3.01%) Verint
12 8 (2.01%) Opsware
13 7 (1.75%) Avaya
13 7 (1.75%) Remedy
13 7 (1.75%) Nortel
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