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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 428 457 425
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -32
Contract jobs citing CCIE 189 139 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 1.36% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 70 74
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£425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%

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
10308 10188 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.80% 19.25% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6073 5764 4823
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 461 510
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.02 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +13 170 £450 +9.09% 50
London +20 74 £450 +5.88% 23
South East -48 29 £413 +8.55% 20
City of London +12 23 £465 -2.15% 7
Berkshire -11 19 £395 +16.17% 8
Yorkshire -6 16 £375 -
East of England +11 15 £375 - 1
North West -14 15 £469 -1.31% 2
Reading -5 11 £366 +8.51% 4
East Midlands +2 9 £420 -1.17%
Cheshire -1 8 £475 - 1
Wales - 8 £363 -
North Yorkshire - 8 £425 -
South West -10 7 - - 2
West Yorkshire -15 7 £375 -
Wiltshire - 7 - - 2
South Wales - 7 £356 -
Cardiff - 7 £356 -
West Midlands +5 6 £323 -35.50% 1
Leeds -21 6 £375 -
Nottingham - 6 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £400 -
York - 5 £450 -
Suffolk +18 4 - -
Ipswich +9 4 - -
Essex - 4 £425 - 1
Scotland - 4 - -
Hampshire -2 3 - - 2
Birmingham -3 3 £323 -35.50%
Manchester -12 3 £450 - 1

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 401 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 328 (81.80%) Cisco
3 240 (59.85%) CCNP
4 169 (42.14%) Firewall
5 144 (35.91%) Juniper
6 132 (32.92%) WAN
7 131 (32.67%) BGP
8 127 (31.67%) OSPF
9 123 (30.67%) LAN
10 119 (29.68%) MPLS
11 107 (26.68%) Data Centre
12 96 (23.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 89 (22.19%) VPN
14 85 (21.20%) CCNA
15 84 (20.95%) CheckPoint
16 83 (20.70%) Network Security
17 79 (19.70%) Finance
18 78 (19.45%) F5
19 66 (16.46%) Cisco ASA
19 66 (16.46%) Telecoms
20 64 (15.96%) EIGRP
20 64 (15.96%) TCP/IP
21 63 (15.71%) Wireless
22 62 (15.46%) Network Design
23 51 (12.72%) DNS
24 48 (11.97%) Cisco IOS
25 46 (11.47%) Load Balancing
26 45 (11.22%) CCDP
27 43 (10.72%) DHCP
28 42 (10.47%) Multicast

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (2.49%) Lync
2 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.50%) CloudStack
3 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.25%) IIS
4 1 (0.25%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (2.00%) MS Office
1 8 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.50%) Office 365
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 169 (42.14%) Firewall
2 132 (32.92%) WAN
3 131 (32.67%) BGP
4 127 (31.67%) OSPF
5 123 (30.67%) LAN
6 119 (29.68%) MPLS
7 96 (23.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 89 (22.19%) VPN
9 83 (20.70%) Network Security
10 66 (16.46%) Cisco ASA
11 64 (15.96%) TCP/IP
11 64 (15.96%) EIGRP
12 63 (15.71%) Wireless
13 51 (12.72%) DNS
14 48 (11.97%) Cisco IOS
15 43 (10.72%) DHCP
16 42 (10.47%) Multicast
17 39 (9.73%) HSRP
18 37 (9.23%) VLAN
18 37 (9.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Gerrit
1 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 79 (19.70%) Finance
2 66 (16.46%) Telecoms
3 30 (7.48%) Banking
4 12 (2.99%) Games
5 10 (2.49%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.00%) Retail
7 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.25%) Local Government
8 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.25%) French Language
8 1 (0.25%) German Language
8 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 157 (39.15%) Network Engineer
2 64 (15.96%) Architect
3 47 (11.72%) Network Architect
4 44 (10.97%) Senior Network Engineer
5 42 (10.47%) Consultant
6 32 (7.98%) Design Engineer
7 29 (7.23%) Cisco Engineer
8 27 (6.73%) Network Consultant
9 26 (6.48%) Network Security Engineer
9 26 (6.48%) Security Engineer
10 25 (6.23%) Network Specialist
11 23 (5.74%) IP Engineer
12 16 (3.99%) Network Design Engineer
12 16 (3.99%) Implementation Engineer
13 15 (3.74%) Security Consultant
14 12 (2.99%) Technical Architect
14 12 (2.99%) Cisco Specialist
15 11 (2.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 11 (2.74%) Analyst
15 11 (2.74%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.25%) XMPP
2 3 (0.75%) Web Services
3 2 (0.50%) REST
4 1 (0.25%) Middleware
4 1 (0.25%) OCX
4 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 107 (26.68%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.24%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.00%) CMDB
5 6 (1.50%) PKI
5 6 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.00%) BYOD
6 4 (1.00%) IVR
7 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.75%) Online Games
8 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.50%) NHS
8 2 (0.50%) Eurex
8 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.25%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.25%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.25%) Wiki
9 1 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.73%) Windows
2 26 (6.48%) Linux
3 23 (5.74%) UNIX
4 10 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.50%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) HPUX
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (15.46%) Network Design
2 46 (11.47%) Load Balancing
3 41 (10.22%) Migration
4 34 (8.48%) Network Management
5 27 (6.73%) ITIL
6 24 (5.99%) Service Delivery
7 23 (5.74%) Network Architecture
8 22 (5.49%) Low Latency
9 17 (4.24%) Change Management
10 16 (3.99%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (3.99%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (3.99%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (3.74%) Project Management
12 10 (2.49%) Validation
13 9 (2.24%) Security Architecture
13 9 (2.24%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (2.24%) Mentoring
14 8 (2.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
15 7 (1.75%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.50%) SQL
2 5 (1.25%) Python
3 4 (1.00%) Ruby
4 2 (0.50%) Go
4 2 (0.50%) Tcl
4 2 (0.50%) VBScript
4 2 (0.50%) C
4 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.50%) Perl
5 1 (0.25%) Java
5 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 401 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (59.85%) CCNP
3 85 (21.20%) CCNA
4 45 (11.22%) CCDP
5 41 (10.22%) Security Cleared
6 38 (9.48%) Degree
7 32 (7.98%) CCIP
8 26 (6.48%) JNCIP
9 24 (5.99%) SC Cleared
10 23 (5.74%) CCVP
11 22 (5.49%) CISSP
12 20 (4.99%) CCSE
13 19 (4.74%) CCSA
14 16 (3.99%) JNCIE
14 16 (3.99%) CCSP
15 15 (3.74%) DV Cleared
16 13 (3.24%) CCDA
17 11 (2.74%) JNCIA
18 9 (2.24%) HP MASE
19 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.74%) SLA
2 9 (2.24%) QA
3 7 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.50%) XenApp
4 5 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.00%) MetaFrame
6 3 (0.75%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.75%) vSphere
7 2 (0.50%) NFS
7 2 (0.50%) vCloud
7 2 (0.50%) Docker
8 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (5.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (2.49%) FortiGate
2 10 (2.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (2.00%) HP NNM
3 8 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (1.25%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (1.00%) Puppet
6 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.50%) Ansible
6 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 328 (81.80%) Cisco
2 144 (35.91%) Juniper
3 84 (20.95%) CheckPoint
4 78 (19.45%) F5
5 34 (8.48%) HP
6 29 (7.23%) VMware
7 28 (6.98%) Citrix
8 24 (5.99%) Fortinet
9 19 (4.74%) Blue Coat
10 17 (4.24%) SolarWinds
11 16 (3.99%) Microsoft
12 15 (3.74%) BT
13 14 (3.49%) Nokia
13 14 (3.49%) Riverbed
14 12 (2.99%) NetScout
15 11 (2.74%) Aruba
16 9 (2.24%) Brocade
16 9 (2.24%) Radware
17 8 (2.00%) Opsware
18 7 (1.75%) Tufin
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