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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK
Rank 385 452 409
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -43
Contract jobs citing CCIE 217 180 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 1.63% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 105 123
Median daily rate £425 £464 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% +15.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £436 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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
9431 11056 10383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.79% 21.26% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6086 6855 5939
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 450 488
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +80 203 £438 -7.89% 40
South East +51 79 £438 -3.31% 9
London +23 71 £475 -5.00% 22
Berkshire +26 26 £425 -3.95% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 21 £353 -
North East - 21 £353 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 21 £353 -
Reading +18 19 £413 -8.33%
Hampshire +10 19 £415 -12.63% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 18 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 15 £500 -
Hook +7 13 £423 -7.65%
Yorkshire +17 10 £425 +18.05%
Scotland +34 9 £323 -2.27% 1
West Yorkshire +17 8 £400 +25.00%
North West +15 8 £375 -22.07% 1
Renfrewshire - 8 £319 -
Croydon - 6 £525 -
Erskine - 6 £319 -
Surrey +13 5 £550 +10.00% 1
Manchester +7 5 - - 1
West Midlands +7 5 £363 -30.95% 1
Leeds +1 5 £325 +1.56%
East of England +1 5 £495 +26.51% 4
Birmingham - 5 £363 -
City of London -3 4 £400 +1.58% 5
Brighton - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
South West +7 3 £510 +36.00% 2
South Wales +19 2 - - 1

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 479 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 426 (88.94%) Cisco
3 301 (62.84%) CCNP
4 213 (44.47%) Firewall
5 185 (38.62%) WAN
6 176 (36.74%) LAN
7 153 (31.94%) Juniper
8 131 (27.35%) Wireless
8 131 (27.35%) CheckPoint
9 121 (25.26%) CCNA
10 113 (23.59%) Network Design
11 110 (22.96%) F5
12 108 (22.55%) Security Cleared
13 104 (21.71%) MPLS
14 100 (20.88%) ITIL
14 100 (20.88%) SC Cleared
15 90 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 87 (18.16%) CCDP
17 84 (17.54%) Network Security
17 84 (17.54%) Data Centre
18 81 (16.91%) Finance
19 74 (15.45%) Telecoms
19 74 (15.45%) Windows
20 72 (15.03%) VoIP
21 71 (14.82%) Cisco ASA
22 68 (14.20%) VPN
23 61 (12.73%) BGP
24 60 (12.53%) Riverbed
25 58 (12.11%) FortiGate
25 58 (12.11%) OSPF

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 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (1.46%) MS Exchange
1 7 (1.46%) Skype for Business
2 4 (0.84%) Apache
2 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (0.84%) IIS
2 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.63%) JBoss
3 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (2.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.63%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (5.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.01%) Office 365
3 16 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.46%) SaaS
5 6 (1.25%) PaaS
6 5 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.04%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 213 (44.47%) Firewall
2 185 (38.62%) WAN
3 176 (36.74%) LAN
4 131 (27.35%) Wireless
5 104 (21.71%) MPLS
6 90 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 84 (17.54%) Network Security
8 72 (15.03%) VoIP
9 71 (14.82%) Cisco ASA
10 68 (14.20%) VPN
11 61 (12.73%) BGP
12 58 (12.11%) OSPF
13 53 (11.06%) TCP/IP
14 50 (10.44%) Unified Communications
15 47 (9.81%) BIG-IP
16 43 (8.98%) VLAN
17 39 (8.14%) DHCP
18 33 (6.89%) DNS
18 33 (6.89%) WLAN
19 32 (6.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.42%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 81 (16.91%) Finance
2 74 (15.45%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.10%) Banking
4 21 (4.38%) Retail
5 14 (2.92%) Back Office
6 6 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.84%) Law
7 4 (0.84%) Military
8 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
9 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (43.22%) Network Engineer
2 137 (28.60%) Architect
3 78 (16.28%) Network Architect
4 58 (12.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 43 (8.98%) Consultant
6 41 (8.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 40 (8.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 35 (7.31%) Cisco Architect
8 35 (7.31%) Design Engineer
9 30 (6.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 29 (6.05%) Security Architect
11 26 (5.43%) Cisco Network Architect
11 26 (5.43%) Network Security Architect
11 26 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
11 26 (5.43%) Security Engineer
12 22 (4.59%) Network Infrastructure Architect
13 21 (4.38%) Network Consultant
14 19 (3.97%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
15 17 (3.55%) Network Design Engineer
16 16 (3.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.80%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.46%) XMPP
3 4 (0.84%) Middleware
4 3 (0.63%) COM
5 2 (0.42%) CSS
5 2 (0.42%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.21%) .NET
6 1 (0.21%) CCXML
6 1 (0.21%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.21%) Kafka
6 1 (0.21%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (0.21%) RFC 2833
6 1 (0.21%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.30%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.46%) PKI
7 6 (1.25%) IVR
7 6 (1.25%) NHS
8 5 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.04%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.04%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.84%) Clustering
9 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.84%) MPEG
9 4 (0.84%) Replication
10 3 (0.63%) BBC
10 3 (0.63%) BYOD
10 3 (0.63%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 74 (15.45%) Windows
2 39 (8.14%) Windows Server
3 21 (4.38%) Unix
4 18 (3.76%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.30%) Linux
5 11 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.63%) SUSE
10 2 (0.42%) Android
10 2 (0.42%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (23.59%) Network Design
2 100 (20.88%) ITIL
3 52 (10.86%) Service Management
4 40 (8.35%) Migration
5 37 (7.72%) ITSM
6 33 (6.89%) Load Balancing
6 33 (6.89%) Network Architecture
7 24 (5.01%) TOGAF
8 22 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (3.76%) Change Management
9 18 (3.76%) Project Management
9 18 (3.76%) Service Delivery
10 16 (3.34%) High Availability
11 14 (2.92%) Network Management
12 13 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (2.71%) Problem Management
13 12 (2.51%) Presales
14 11 (2.30%) ITIL V3
14 11 (2.30%) Mentoring
15 10 (2.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.92%) SQL
2 7 (1.46%) Python
3 4 (0.84%) Java
3 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.63%) Perl
4 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.21%) C
6 1 (0.21%) Lisp
6 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 479 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 301 (62.84%) CCNP
3 121 (25.26%) CCNA
4 108 (22.55%) Security Cleared
5 100 (20.88%) SC Cleared
6 87 (18.16%) CCDP
7 54 (11.27%) Degree
8 51 (10.65%) JNCIE
9 50 (10.44%) CCIP
9 50 (10.44%) CCSE
10 48 (10.02%) CCSA
11 45 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (9.19%) JNCIA
13 41 (8.56%) MCSE
14 29 (6.05%) HP ASE
14 29 (6.05%) HP MASE
15 16 (3.34%) CCSP
16 15 (3.13%) JNCIP
17 12 (2.51%) CCDA
17 12 (2.51%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.71%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.67%) vSphere
6 4 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.63%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.21%) Docker
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (12.11%) FortiGate
2 38 (7.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 28 (5.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 27 (5.64%) Cisco UCCE
5 24 (5.01%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.04%) Stealthwatch
8 4 (0.84%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.84%) Cisco CME
8 4 (0.84%) Nagios
8 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.84%) Puppet
9 3 (0.63%) Cacti
9 3 (0.63%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.42%) Endace
10 2 (0.42%) Nessus
10 2 (0.42%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.21%) Graphite
11 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 426 (88.94%) Cisco
2 153 (31.94%) Juniper
3 131 (27.35%) CheckPoint
4 110 (22.96%) F5
5 60 (12.53%) Riverbed
6 54 (11.27%) Aruba
6 54 (11.27%) Palo Alto
7 53 (11.06%) Fortinet
8 46 (9.60%) HP
9 44 (9.19%) VMware
10 41 (8.56%) Microsoft
11 27 (5.64%) Blue Coat
12 24 (5.01%) Citrix
13 22 (4.59%) Arista
14 19 (3.97%) Nokia
15 18 (3.76%) SolarWinds
16 17 (3.55%) Avaya
17 15 (3.13%) Huawei
18 13 (2.71%) Nokia Networks
18 13 (2.71%) Sourcefire
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