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 28 May 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 444 474 463
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Contract jobs citing CCIE 217 177 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 1.65% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 76
Median daily rate £450 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.99 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.52% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.99 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-57.52% -11.11%

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
11782 10739 10430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 19.45% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7314 6155 6082
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 547 534
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCIE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

CCIE Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CCIE
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 198 £450 +2.85% 38
London +39 103 £450 -4.00% 14
South East +15 44 £419 -1.47% 8
Berkshire -11 18 £400 -20.00% 3
Hampshire - 16 £444 - 1
West Midlands -2 14 £350 +9.37% 3
City of London +39 11 £500 +14.28% 4
Northern Ireland +9 10 £315 -37.00%
Buckinghamshire +15 9 £400 +19.40%
Reading +5 9 £235 -53.00% 2
North West -25 8 £425 -9.33% 2
Yorkshire +7 7 £400 +10.34% 8
South West -1 7 £413 - 1
Birmingham +4 6 £338 +5.46% 2
County Antrim +4 6 £315 -37.00%
Belfast +4 6 £315 -37.00%
West Yorkshire +1 6 £400 +6.66% 5
Hertfordshire +7 5 £400 -11.60% 2
East of England -3 5 £400 +6.66% 2
Scotland -15 5 £410 - 2
Cheshire -15 5 £425 -15.00% 1
Leeds -5 4 £419 +15.51% 5
Winchester - 4 £425 -
East Midlands +7 3 £325 -23.52%
Milton Keynes +5 3 - -
Edinburgh -1 3 - -
Wiltshire -3 3 £395 - 1
Manchester -20 3 - - 1
Warrington - 3 £425 -
Basingstoke - 3 £400 -

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCIE.

1 385 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 328 (85.19%) Cisco
3 260 (67.53%) CCNP
4 204 (52.99%) Firewall
5 148 (38.44%) WAN
6 126 (32.73%) MPLS
7 124 (32.21%) LAN
8 116 (30.13%) Wireless
9 103 (26.75%) Juniper
10 95 (24.68%) CCNA
11 93 (24.16%) Cisco ASA
12 92 (23.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 88 (22.86%) CheckPoint
14 87 (22.60%) Data Centre
15 84 (21.82%) BGP
15 84 (21.82%) Network Security
16 76 (19.74%) Finance
17 70 (18.18%) Network Design
17 70 (18.18%) VPN
18 67 (17.40%) TCP/IP
18 67 (17.40%) F5
19 61 (15.84%) OSPF
20 60 (15.58%) CCDP
21 57 (14.81%) ITIL
22 50 (12.99%) VoIP
23 42 (10.91%) Migration
23 42 (10.91%) EIGRP
24 41 (10.65%) Telecoms
24 41 (10.65%) Security Cleared
24 41 (10.65%) Palo Alto

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.52%) Apache
1 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
1 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.26%) IIS
2 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) SaaS
2 3 (0.78%) PaaS
3 2 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 204 (52.99%) Firewall
2 148 (38.44%) WAN
3 126 (32.73%) MPLS
4 124 (32.21%) LAN
5 116 (30.13%) Wireless
6 93 (24.16%) Cisco ASA
7 92 (23.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 84 (21.82%) BGP
8 84 (21.82%) Network Security
9 70 (18.18%) VPN
10 67 (17.40%) TCP/IP
11 61 (15.84%) OSPF
12 50 (12.99%) VoIP
13 42 (10.91%) EIGRP
14 34 (8.83%) Internet
15 27 (7.01%) DNS
16 25 (6.49%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 22 (5.71%) HSRP
18 21 (5.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.78%) MySQL
2 2 (0.52%) Informix
2 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.26%) Big Data
3 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.26%) Redis
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.52%) Hudson
3 2 (0.52%) JIRA
3 2 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 76 (19.74%) Finance
2 41 (10.65%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.45%) Banking
4 19 (4.94%) Retail
5 6 (1.56%) Games
6 5 (1.30%) Legal
7 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.04%) Military
8 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.78%) French Language
8 3 (0.78%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Automotive
9 2 (0.52%) Electronics
9 2 (0.52%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 180 (46.75%) Network Engineer
2 83 (21.56%) Architect
3 60 (15.58%) Network Architect
4 59 (15.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 43 (11.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 43 (11.17%) Security Engineer
6 42 (10.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 37 (9.61%) Consultant
8 36 (9.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 27 (7.01%) Network Consultant
10 23 (5.97%) Security Consultant
11 22 (5.71%) Voice Engineer
12 21 (5.45%) Designer
13 18 (4.68%) Network Security Consultant
14 16 (4.16%) Design Engineer
15 15 (3.90%) Network Designer
15 15 (3.90%) Senior Security Engineer
15 15 (3.90%) VoIP Engineer
16 14 (3.64%) IP Engineer
16 14 (3.64%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.97%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.78%) OCX
3 2 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (0.52%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.52%) LAMP
3 2 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.52%) XMPP
4 1 (0.26%) CSS
4 1 (0.26%) Middleware
4 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (22.60%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.08%) PKI
6 7 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.30%) Statistics
8 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.52%) Blog
9 2 (0.52%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.52%) Clustering
9 2 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.52%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) IBM XIV
9 2 (0.52%) Informatics
9 2 (0.52%) NHS
10 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.49%) Windows
2 22 (5.71%) Linux
3 16 (4.16%) Unix
4 8 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.04%) CatOS
7 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.52%) CentOS
8 2 (0.52%) Fedora
8 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (18.18%) Network Design
2 57 (14.81%) ITIL
3 42 (10.91%) Migration
4 34 (8.83%) Change Management
4 34 (8.83%) Network Architecture
5 26 (6.75%) Load Balancing
6 19 (4.94%) Project Management
7 18 (4.68%) Network Management
8 16 (4.16%) Low Latency
9 13 (3.38%) Information Security
9 13 (3.38%) Problem Management
10 11 (2.86%) Service Management
11 10 (2.60%) Capacity Management
11 10 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (2.60%) Security Architecture
11 10 (2.60%) TOGAF
12 9 (2.34%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (2.34%) E-Commerce
12 9 (2.34%) Incident Management
12 9 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.34%) Python
2 3 (0.78%) C
2 3 (0.78%) Perl
2 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
2 3 (0.78%) SQL
2 3 (0.78%) Tcl
3 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.52%) PHP
3 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 385 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 260 (67.53%) CCNP
3 95 (24.68%) CCNA
4 60 (15.58%) CCDP
5 41 (10.65%) Security Cleared
6 38 (9.87%) Degree
7 35 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 19 (4.94%) CISSP
9 15 (3.90%) CCSE
10 9 (2.34%) CCDE
11 8 (2.08%) CCDA
11 8 (2.08%) CCSP
11 8 (2.08%) CISM
12 7 (1.82%) CCIP
12 7 (1.82%) CCNP Voice
12 7 (1.82%) CCSA
12 7 (1.82%) CEH
12 7 (1.82%) JNCIE
13 6 (1.56%) CCVP
13 6 (1.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.16%) SLA
2 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) GLP
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.04%) XenApp
4 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) Docker
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.26%) vCloud
5 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (5.71%) FortiGate
2 18 (4.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (3.64%) Cisco UCCE
4 12 (3.12%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (2.08%) Cacti
7 6 (1.56%) Nagios
7 6 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.04%) SCCM
9 3 (0.78%) Ansible
9 3 (0.78%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.52%) Amdocs OSS
10 2 (0.52%) Graphite
10 2 (0.52%) Opsview
10 2 (0.52%) Terraform
10 2 (0.52%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco LMS
11 1 (0.26%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 328 (85.19%) Cisco
2 103 (26.75%) Juniper
3 88 (22.86%) CheckPoint
4 67 (17.40%) F5
5 41 (10.65%) Palo Alto
6 28 (7.27%) NICE Systems
7 25 (6.49%) Remedy
8 24 (6.23%) Aruba
9 22 (5.71%) SolarWinds
10 20 (5.19%) VMware
11 19 (4.94%) Fortinet
12 16 (4.16%) Microsoft
12 16 (4.16%) Riverbed
13 15 (3.90%) Citrix
14 13 (3.38%) HP
15 11 (2.86%) Huawei
16 10 (2.60%) Avaya
16 10 (2.60%) Meraki
17 8 (2.08%) Nokia
18 6 (1.56%) Blue Coat
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