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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 405 427 440
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Contract jobs citing CCIE 216 227 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 1.99% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 135 120
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £544 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.60 - £26.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - £26.29

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
10127 11406 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.74% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6438 6933 6679
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 549 557
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +17 198 £460 +2.22% 39
London -9 74 £500 +11.11% 15
South East +32 70 £425 -1.44% 12
Berkshire +26 38 £475 +18.75% 8
Reading +25 31 £500 +17.64% 5
Surrey +34 16 £425 +21.42% 1
North West -2 15 £600 +26.31% 3
Yorkshire +27 11 £438 +18.24% 2
East of England +4 11 £449 +8.78% 2
City of London -14 11 £450 +5.88% 3
County Antrim -6 9 £321 -
Belfast -7 9 £321 -
Northern Ireland -9 9 £321 -
Hertfordshire +3 7 £456 +7.35% 1
Hampshire -3 7 £413 -12.00% 2
Manchester +2 6 £525 +10.52% 1
Lancashire - 6 £600 -
West Yorkshire +21 5 £525 +64.06% 2
Portsmouth +3 5 £400 -17.94%
Scotland -1 5 £325 -
West Midlands -16 5 £463 -2.63% 3
Fleetwood - 5 £600 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
Knaresborough - 4 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 3 £438 +16.66% 1
East Midlands +1 3 £260 - 1
South West -2 3 £413 +3.12% 1
North East - 3 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £280 -

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 463 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 407 (87.90%) Cisco
3 286 (61.77%) CCNP
4 172 (37.15%) Firewall
5 138 (29.81%) WAN
6 137 (29.59%) LAN
7 136 (29.37%) Juniper
8 124 (26.78%) CCNA
9 107 (23.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 105 (22.68%) Wireless
11 104 (22.46%) Cisco ASA
12 101 (21.81%) MPLS
13 99 (21.38%) Network Security
14 94 (20.30%) CheckPoint
15 91 (19.65%) Data Centre
16 89 (19.22%) Finance
17 81 (17.49%) Network Design
17 81 (17.49%) F5
18 74 (15.98%) VPN
19 67 (14.47%) BGP
20 65 (14.04%) OSPF
21 64 (13.82%) ITIL
22 59 (12.74%) VoIP
23 57 (12.31%) Palo Alto
24 54 (11.66%) TCP/IP
24 54 (11.66%) Windows
24 54 (11.66%) CCDP
25 48 (10.37%) Security Cleared
26 46 (9.94%) VMware
27 45 (9.72%) Telecoms

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 5 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (0.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.43%) CMS
3 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.65%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (6.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (2.38%) Office 365
2 10 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.65%) SaaS
4 2 (0.43%) IaaS
4 2 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 172 (37.15%) Firewall
2 138 (29.81%) WAN
3 137 (29.59%) LAN
4 107 (23.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 105 (22.68%) Wireless
6 104 (22.46%) Cisco ASA
7 101 (21.81%) MPLS
8 99 (21.38%) Network Security
9 74 (15.98%) VPN
10 67 (14.47%) BGP
11 65 (14.04%) OSPF
12 59 (12.74%) VoIP
13 54 (11.66%) TCP/IP
14 42 (9.07%) VLAN
15 39 (8.42%) Unified Communications
16 35 (7.56%) EIGRP
17 34 (7.34%) Wi-Fi
17 34 (7.34%) WLAN
18 33 (7.13%) DNS
18 33 (7.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.43%) Big Data
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.86%) JIRA
2 4 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 89 (19.22%) Finance
2 45 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.54%) Retail
4 18 (3.89%) Banking
5 16 (3.46%) Back Office
6 9 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.08%) Law
8 3 (0.65%) Military
9 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 189 (40.82%) Network Engineer
2 128 (27.65%) Architect
3 74 (15.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 71 (15.33%) Network Architect
5 60 (12.96%) Consultant
6 55 (11.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 40 (8.64%) Infrastructure Architect
8 36 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
9 35 (7.56%) Network Consultant
9 35 (7.56%) Security Engineer
10 33 (7.13%) Design Engineer
10 33 (7.13%) Network Security Engineer
11 29 (6.26%) Cisco Architect
11 29 (6.26%) Network Security Architect
11 29 (6.26%) Security Architect
12 23 (4.97%) Cisco Network Architect
13 22 (4.75%) Network Infrastructure Architect
14 19 (4.10%) Network Design Engineer
14 19 (4.10%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
15 15 (3.24%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.24%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.16%) XMPP
3 3 (0.65%) COM
4 2 (0.43%) CSS
4 2 (0.43%) REST
4 2 (0.43%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.22%) CCXML
5 1 (0.22%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (0.22%) OAuth
5 1 (0.22%) RFC 2833
5 1 (0.22%) SAML
5 1 (0.22%) VXML
5 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 91 (19.65%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.16%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.51%) NHS
6 6 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.30%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.86%) IVR
8 4 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.86%) MPEG
9 3 (0.65%) PKI
10 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.43%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.43%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.22%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Licensing
11 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.66%) Windows
2 35 (7.56%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.16%) Unix
4 9 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.08%) Linux
7 2 (0.43%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (17.49%) Network Design
2 64 (13.82%) ITIL
3 43 (9.29%) Network Architecture
4 31 (6.70%) Load Balancing
4 31 (6.70%) Migration
5 24 (5.18%) TOGAF
6 21 (4.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (4.10%) Service Management
8 18 (3.89%) Change Management
8 18 (3.89%) Network Management
9 17 (3.67%) Mentoring
10 16 (3.46%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (3.46%) Service Delivery
11 15 (3.24%) Problem Management
12 14 (3.02%) Presales
12 14 (3.02%) Project Management
13 13 (2.81%) High Availability
13 13 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (2.38%) ITIL V3
15 10 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.81%) SQL
2 4 (0.86%) C
2 4 (0.86%) Python
3 1 (0.22%) Perl
3 1 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 463 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 286 (61.77%) CCNP
3 124 (26.78%) CCNA
4 54 (11.66%) CCDP
5 48 (10.37%) Security Cleared
6 44 (9.50%) SC Cleared
7 37 (7.99%) Degree
7 37 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (7.56%) MCSE
9 23 (4.97%) JNCIP
10 20 (4.32%) CCDE
10 20 (4.32%) CCSE
11 17 (3.67%) CCDA
12 15 (3.24%) CCSP
12 15 (3.24%) JNCIE
13 12 (2.59%) JNCIS
14 10 (2.16%) CCIP
14 10 (2.16%) CCVP
14 10 (2.16%) CISSP
14 10 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.59%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.86%) SLA
3 3 (0.65%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 19 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.30%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) Firmware
5 2 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.43%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.43%) vCloud
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (6.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (6.26%) FortiGate
3 22 (4.75%) Cisco UCCX
4 20 (4.32%) Cisco UCCE
5 15 (3.24%) Cisco Prime
5 15 (3.24%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (1.30%) Cacti
6 6 (1.30%) Cisco CME
6 6 (1.30%) Nagios
7 3 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.43%) Endace
8 2 (0.43%) Nessus
8 2 (0.43%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.43%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.22%) OpenView
9 1 (0.22%) SCCM
9 1 (0.22%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 407 (87.90%) Cisco
2 136 (29.37%) Juniper
3 94 (20.30%) CheckPoint
4 81 (17.49%) F5
5 57 (12.31%) Palo Alto
6 46 (9.94%) VMware
7 35 (7.56%) Microsoft
8 33 (7.13%) Aruba
8 33 (7.13%) Fortinet
9 27 (5.83%) Blue Coat
10 25 (5.40%) SolarWinds
11 24 (5.18%) Avaya
12 19 (4.10%) Nokia
13 18 (3.89%) Riverbed
14 17 (3.67%) Huawei
15 15 (3.24%) HP
15 15 (3.24%) Sourcefire
16 14 (3.02%) Citrix
16 14 (3.02%) Meraki
17 13 (2.81%) Nokia Networks
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