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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 424 458 495
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +37
Contract jobs citing CCIE 225 183 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.94% 1.73% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 101 63
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £49.19 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+22.97% -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
11608 10575 10550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 18.91% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7260 6166 6122
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 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 549 494
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.62% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 +47 206 £450 - 43
London +46 101 £486 +5.13% 18
South East +24 43 £450 +9.09% 7
Berkshire 0 26 £444 +9.90%
West Midlands -10 18 £344 +6.58% 5
Reading +6 17 £438 +19.45%
City of London +39 16 £525 +10.52% 2
North West -17 15 £413 -13.15% 3
Hampshire +12 11 £463 - 4
Yorkshire -9 11 £375 - 6
Northern Ireland +9 9 £315 -
South West +8 9 £325 - 3
Birmingham -3 8 £356 +10.46% 1
Cheshire -10 8 £400 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +7 7 £375 - 1
Leeds -4 7 £375 - 1
Belfast +8 6 £315 -
County Antrim +7 6 £315 -
Scotland -7 6 - -
Edinburgh -8 6 - -
East of England +5 5 £400 +6.66% 1
Wiltshire -9 5 £433 - 1
Hertfordshire +23 4 £400 - 1
Manchester -11 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 £300 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +19 3 - -
Wales +16 3 - -
Preston +4 3 £446 -3.51%
Swindon +1 3 £288 -

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 391 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 328 (83.89%) Cisco
3 271 (69.31%) CCNP
4 199 (50.90%) Firewall
5 150 (38.36%) WAN
6 135 (34.53%) LAN
7 126 (32.23%) MPLS
8 115 (29.41%) Wireless
9 107 (27.37%) Juniper
10 104 (26.60%) CCNA
11 97 (24.81%) Data Centre
12 95 (24.30%) CheckPoint
13 94 (24.04%) Cisco Nexus
14 91 (23.27%) Cisco ASA
15 87 (22.25%) BGP
16 84 (21.48%) Network Security
17 73 (18.67%) Finance
18 71 (18.16%) VPN
19 69 (17.65%) TCP/IP
20 68 (17.39%) F5
21 63 (16.11%) Network Design
22 62 (15.86%) CCDP
23 59 (15.09%) OSPF
24 49 (12.53%) VoIP
25 48 (12.28%) ITIL
26 44 (11.25%) Migration
26 44 (11.25%) EIGRP
26 44 (11.25%) Security Cleared
27 37 (9.46%) Change Management
27 37 (9.46%) SC Cleared

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 3 (0.77%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.51%) Apache
2 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.26%) CMS
3 1 (0.26%) IIS
3 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.77%) PaaS
1 3 (0.77%) SaaS
2 2 (0.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 199 (50.90%) Firewall
2 150 (38.36%) WAN
3 135 (34.53%) LAN
4 126 (32.23%) MPLS
5 115 (29.41%) Wireless
6 94 (24.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 91 (23.27%) Cisco ASA
8 87 (22.25%) BGP
9 84 (21.48%) Network Security
10 71 (18.16%) VPN
11 69 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 59 (15.09%) OSPF
13 49 (12.53%) VoIP
14 44 (11.25%) EIGRP
15 34 (8.70%) Internet
16 28 (7.16%) Cisco IOS
17 27 (6.91%) VLAN
18 25 (6.39%) DNS
18 25 (6.39%) IPsec
19 24 (6.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.77%) MySQL
1 3 (0.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.51%) Informix
2 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.26%) Big Data
3 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.51%) Hudson
3 2 (0.51%) JIRA
3 2 (0.51%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 73 (18.67%) Finance
2 36 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.14%) Banking
4 17 (4.35%) Retail
5 6 (1.53%) Games
6 5 (1.28%) Legal
6 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.28%) Military
7 4 (1.02%) Marketing
8 3 (0.77%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) Automotive
9 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Local Government
9 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 188 (48.08%) Network Engineer
2 89 (22.76%) Architect
3 62 (15.86%) Network Architect
4 61 (15.60%) Cisco Engineer
5 47 (12.02%) Consultant
6 46 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 46 (11.76%) Security Engineer
7 43 (11.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 39 (9.97%) Network Security Engineer
9 32 (8.18%) Network Consultant
10 24 (6.14%) Security Consultant
11 21 (5.37%) Designer
12 19 (4.86%) Voice Engineer
13 18 (4.60%) Network Security Consultant
13 18 (4.60%) Senior Security Engineer
14 17 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
15 16 (4.09%) VoIP Engineer
16 15 (3.84%) Cisco Architect
16 15 (3.84%) Network Designer
17 14 (3.58%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.12%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.77%) OCX
2 3 (0.77%) XMPP
3 2 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (0.51%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.51%) LAMP
3 2 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.26%) COM
4 1 (0.26%) CSS
4 1 (0.26%) Middleware
4 1 (0.26%) RFC 2544
4 1 (0.26%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (24.81%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.05%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.28%) PKI
6 4 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.77%) Health Informatics
7 3 (0.77%) Informatics
7 3 (0.77%) Statistics
8 2 (0.51%) Blog
8 2 (0.51%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.51%) Clustering
8 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.51%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.26%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.63%) Linux
2 21 (5.37%) Windows
3 13 (3.32%) Unix
4 9 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.02%) CatOS
5 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.51%) CentOS
7 2 (0.51%) Fedora
7 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (16.11%) Network Design
2 48 (12.28%) ITIL
3 44 (11.25%) Migration
4 37 (9.46%) Change Management
5 33 (8.44%) Network Architecture
6 27 (6.91%) Load Balancing
7 17 (4.35%) Project Management
8 14 (3.58%) Information Security
9 13 (3.32%) Capacity Management
9 13 (3.32%) Low Latency
9 13 (3.32%) Network Management
9 13 (3.32%) Problem Management
10 12 (3.07%) Service Management
11 11 (2.81%) E-Commerce
11 11 (2.81%) Mentoring
11 11 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (2.30%) TOGAF
14 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (2.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.56%) Python
2 5 (1.28%) SQL
3 4 (1.02%) Perl
4 3 (0.77%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.77%) Tcl
5 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.51%) C
5 2 (0.51%) PHP
5 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 391 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 271 (69.31%) CCNP
3 104 (26.60%) CCNA
4 62 (15.86%) CCDP
5 44 (11.25%) Security Cleared
6 37 (9.46%) SC Cleared
7 35 (8.95%) Degree
8 25 (6.39%) CCSE
9 14 (3.58%) CCDA
10 13 (3.32%) CCDE
11 12 (3.07%) CISSP
12 10 (2.56%) JNCIE
12 10 (2.56%) JNCIP
13 9 (2.30%) CCSA
14 8 (2.05%) CCIP
15 7 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
16 6 (1.53%) JNCIA
17 5 (1.28%) CCSP
17 5 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
18 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.07%) SLA
2 5 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) GLP
4 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.28%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.02%) XenApp
4 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.77%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.26%) Docker
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.26%) vCloud
5 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (6.91%) FortiGate
2 17 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
3 16 (4.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (3.32%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (2.56%) Cacti
6 8 (2.05%) Nagios
6 8 (2.05%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (1.53%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (1.28%) OpenView
9 4 (1.02%) SCCM
10 3 (0.77%) Ansible
10 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.51%) Amdocs OSS
11 2 (0.51%) Graphite
11 2 (0.51%) Opsview
11 2 (0.51%) Terraform
11 2 (0.51%) TrustSec
12 1 (0.26%) SmoothWall
12 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 328 (83.89%) Cisco
2 107 (27.37%) Juniper
3 95 (24.30%) CheckPoint
4 68 (17.39%) F5
5 34 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 28 (7.16%) NICE Systems
7 26 (6.65%) Fortinet
8 23 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 22 (5.63%) Remedy
9 22 (5.63%) VMware
10 20 (5.12%) Aruba
11 17 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 14 (3.58%) HP
13 12 (3.07%) Blue Coat
13 12 (3.07%) Citrix
14 11 (2.81%) Meraki
15 10 (2.56%) Riverbed
16 8 (2.05%) Avaya
16 8 (2.05%) Huawei
16 8 (2.05%) Splunk
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