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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 376 440 383
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -57
Contract jobs citing CCIE 211 136 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 1.36% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 69 75
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £281 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.13% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £112.50 £44.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +153.12%
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
11515 10002 8221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 19.57% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6644 5397 4365
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 473 491
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.35 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +46 195 £413 +2.99% 65
London +42 106 £400 - 33
South East +13 48 £450 +9.75% 18
City of London +44 45 £350 -0.28% 8
Berkshire +27 29 £468 +14.02% 9
North West +2 25 £381 +8.92% 2
Manchester -3 18 £388 +10.71% 1
Surrey - 11 £263 - 3
Reading +10 9 £500 - 3
Scotland -1 9 £375 +7.14% 1
Cheshire +8 7 £375 +4.16% 1
Chester - 7 £375 -
Yorkshire -3 6 £318 - 3
Glasgow - 6 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire -6 5 £325 - 1
Leeds -3 4 £313 - 1
Hampshire -17 4 £395 - 4
East Midlands - 4 £463 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £450 - 1
East of England +9 3 £388 -3.18% 1
Edinburgh -2 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 - -
Milton Keynes -9 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £205 -
Reigate - 2 - - 2
South West - 2 £381 - 6
Kent - 2 - -
Bracknell +5 1 £450 -
West Midlands -5 1 - -
Southampton -15 1 £375 -

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 433 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 383 (88.45%) Cisco
3 271 (62.59%) CCNP
4 218 (50.35%) Firewall
5 171 (39.49%) OSPF
5 171 (39.49%) BGP
6 145 (33.49%) MPLS
7 144 (33.26%) Juniper
8 132 (30.48%) WAN
8 132 (30.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 117 (27.02%) LAN
10 116 (26.79%) VPN
11 91 (21.02%) F5
12 90 (20.79%) CheckPoint
13 89 (20.55%) CCNA
14 87 (20.09%) Cisco ASA
15 86 (19.86%) Finance
16 84 (19.40%) Telecoms
17 77 (17.78%) TCP/IP
18 70 (16.17%) EIGRP
19 68 (15.70%) Network Security
20 62 (14.32%) Network Design
21 59 (13.63%) Wireless
22 58 (13.39%) Load Balancing
23 52 (12.01%) Cisco IOS
23 52 (12.01%) Security Cleared
23 52 (12.01%) HSRP
24 51 (11.78%) VoIP
25 45 (10.39%) UNIX
25 45 (10.39%) VRRP

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (1.15%) Tomcat
1 5 (1.15%) Lync
2 4 (0.92%) Apache
3 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.69%) MS Office
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 218 (50.35%) Firewall
2 171 (39.49%) OSPF
2 171 (39.49%) BGP
3 145 (33.49%) MPLS
4 132 (30.48%) WAN
4 132 (30.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 117 (27.02%) LAN
6 116 (26.79%) VPN
7 87 (20.09%) Cisco ASA
8 77 (17.78%) TCP/IP
9 70 (16.17%) EIGRP
10 68 (15.70%) Network Security
11 59 (13.63%) Wireless
12 52 (12.01%) Cisco IOS
12 52 (12.01%) HSRP
13 51 (11.78%) VoIP
14 45 (10.39%) VRRP
15 44 (10.16%) SNMP
16 37 (8.55%) VPLS
16 37 (8.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 86 (19.86%) Finance
2 84 (19.40%) Telecoms
3 42 (9.70%) Banking
4 20 (4.62%) Games
4 20 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.92%) Retail
7 3 (0.69%) German Language
8 2 (0.46%) Local Government
8 2 (0.46%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.23%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 183 (42.26%) Network Engineer
2 65 (15.01%) Architect
3 50 (11.55%) Consultant
4 47 (10.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 41 (9.47%) Network Architect
6 38 (8.78%) Cisco Engineer
7 34 (7.85%) IP Engineer
8 26 (6.00%) Network Consultant
9 24 (5.54%) Operations Engineer
10 19 (4.39%) Implementation Engineer
11 18 (4.16%) Design Engineer
12 17 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (3.93%) Network Security Engineer
12 17 (3.93%) Security Engineer
13 15 (3.46%) Network Support
13 15 (3.46%) Cisco Consultant
14 14 (3.23%) Support Engineer
15 13 (3.00%) Network Specialist
16 11 (2.54%) Network Analyst
16 11 (2.54%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.69%) CSS
2 1 (0.23%) SOAP
2 1 (0.23%) Middleware
2 1 (0.23%) LAMP
2 1 (0.23%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.16%) FlexPod
3 10 (2.31%) Online Games
4 7 (1.62%) CMDB
4 7 (1.62%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.15%) IVR
7 4 (0.92%) AVVID
7 4 (0.92%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.69%) PKI
8 3 (0.69%) Open Source
8 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.46%) SecurID
9 2 (0.46%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.23%) User Experience
10 1 (0.23%) Social Media
10 1 (0.23%) Wiki
10 1 (0.23%) Statistics
10 1 (0.23%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.39%) UNIX
2 35 (8.08%) Linux
3 13 (3.00%) Windows
4 5 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.46%) Solaris
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (14.32%) Network Design
2 58 (13.39%) Load Balancing
3 43 (9.93%) Network Management
4 40 (9.24%) ITIL
5 39 (9.01%) Low Latency
6 34 (7.85%) Migration
7 24 (5.54%) Network Architecture
8 22 (5.08%) Change Management
9 19 (4.39%) E-Commerce
10 18 (4.16%) Service Delivery
11 17 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (3.46%) Project Management
13 14 (3.23%) Change Control
13 14 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (3.00%) Network Monitoring
15 11 (2.54%) Technical Architecture
16 10 (2.31%) Requirements Analysis
16 10 (2.31%) Mentoring
17 8 (1.85%) Performance Management
17 8 (1.85%) Network Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.93%) Perl
2 5 (1.15%) R
3 4 (0.92%) SQL
3 4 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 433 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 271 (62.59%) CCNP
3 89 (20.55%) CCNA
4 52 (12.01%) Security Cleared
5 39 (9.01%) CCDP
6 37 (8.55%) SC Cleared
7 36 (8.31%) CCIP
8 32 (7.39%) CISSP
9 24 (5.54%) Degree
10 22 (5.08%) JNCIP
11 18 (4.16%) JNCIA
12 16 (3.70%) CCSP
13 13 (3.00%) CCSE
14 12 (2.77%) CCDA
15 11 (2.54%) DV Cleared
16 9 (2.08%) CCDE
17 8 (1.85%) CCSA
17 8 (1.85%) JNCIE
18 7 (1.62%) CCVP
19 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.08%) SLA
2 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 14 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.54%) ProxySG
3 10 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) Snort
6 1 (0.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 20 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (3.46%) RANCID
2 15 (3.46%) OpenNMS
3 13 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (2.31%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (1.62%) HP NNM
6 6 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (1.15%) Puppet
8 4 (0.92%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.46%) SCCM
10 2 (0.46%) SCOM
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.23%) Nessus
11 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco LMS
11 1 (0.23%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 383 (88.45%) Cisco
2 144 (33.26%) Juniper
3 91 (21.02%) F5
4 90 (20.79%) CheckPoint
5 40 (9.24%) Blue Coat
6 37 (8.55%) VMware
7 35 (8.08%) HP
8 30 (6.93%) Fortinet
9 29 (6.70%) Citrix
10 22 (5.08%) BT
10 22 (5.08%) SolarWinds
11 19 (4.39%) Nortel
12 18 (4.16%) Microsoft
13 17 (3.93%) Nokia
13 17 (3.93%) Riverbed
14 12 (2.77%) Verint
14 12 (2.77%) EMC
15 11 (2.54%) NetScout
16 9 (2.08%) Redback
16 9 (2.08%) Radware
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