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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 421 438 462
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +24
Contract jobs citing CCIE 239 221 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 1.96% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 129 89
Median daily rate £425 £429 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.87% -4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £503 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £49.19 £28.66 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.66% -36.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - £45.00

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
11139 11257 10772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.53% 19.26% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 6793 6111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 535 464
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +17 220 £438 -2.77% 40
London -13 93 £480 +6.66% 11
South East +33 60 £448 +2.28% 13
Berkshire +25 35 £458 +14.37% 3
Reading +20 23 £465 +4.49% 3
City of London +29 19 £525 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire +9 16 £350 -17.64% 2
Hampshire +12 15 £475 - 6
North West +18 14 £400 -11.11% 6
West Midlands -26 12 £463 -4.53% 3
East of England +16 11 £450 +20.00% 1
Scotland +16 8 £325 -
Leeds +13 8 £325 -13.33% 2
West Yorkshire +10 8 £325 -13.33% 2
South West -8 8 £338 -28.94% 3
Hertfordshire +19 7 £450 -
Edinburgh +8 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 6 £332 - 2
County Antrim - 6 £332 - 2
Belfast - 6 £332 - 2
Surrey +2 5 £425 - 4
Birmingham - 5 £500 - 1
Liverpool - 5 £400 - 2
Merseyside - 5 £400 - 2
Southampton +16 4 £475 - 3
Manchester -2 4 £488 +8.33% 3
Winchester - 4 £475 -
Bracknell - 4 £350 -
Solihull - 4 £270 -
Buckinghamshire +12 3 £160 -62.35%

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 448 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 401 (89.51%) Cisco
3 309 (68.97%) CCNP
4 202 (45.09%) Firewall
5 158 (35.27%) WAN
6 150 (33.48%) LAN
7 139 (31.03%) Wireless
8 136 (30.36%) Juniper
9 133 (29.69%) CCNA
10 117 (26.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 116 (25.89%) Cisco ASA
12 113 (25.22%) MPLS
13 106 (23.66%) Data Centre
14 104 (23.21%) CheckPoint
15 100 (22.32%) Network Security
16 83 (18.53%) BGP
17 81 (18.08%) F5
18 80 (17.86%) VPN
19 76 (16.96%) CCDP
20 74 (16.52%) Finance
21 70 (15.63%) TCP/IP
22 69 (15.40%) Network Design
23 63 (14.06%) OSPF
24 58 (12.95%) VoIP
25 55 (12.28%) ITIL
26 53 (11.83%) Palo Alto
27 46 (10.27%) EIGRP
27 46 (10.27%) Security Cleared
28 43 (9.60%) SC Cleared
29 38 (8.48%) VLAN

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 (0.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.45%) Apache
2 2 (0.45%) CMS
2 2 (0.45%) IIS
2 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.67%) MS Office
3 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.67%) IaaS
1 3 (0.67%) PaaS
1 3 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 202 (45.09%) Firewall
2 158 (35.27%) WAN
3 150 (33.48%) LAN
4 139 (31.03%) Wireless
5 117 (26.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 116 (25.89%) Cisco ASA
7 113 (25.22%) MPLS
8 100 (22.32%) Network Security
9 83 (18.53%) BGP
10 80 (17.86%) VPN
11 70 (15.63%) TCP/IP
12 63 (14.06%) OSPF
13 58 (12.95%) VoIP
14 46 (10.27%) EIGRP
15 38 (8.48%) VLAN
16 29 (6.47%) Cisco Wireless
17 28 (6.25%) BIG-IP
17 28 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
18 26 (5.80%) IP Telephony
18 26 (5.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.45%) MySQL
3 1 (0.22%) Big Data
3 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.22%) Informix
3 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.67%) JIRA
3 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) Hudson
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 74 (16.52%) Finance
2 31 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.25%) Banking
4 9 (2.01%) Retail
5 5 (1.12%) Games
6 4 (0.89%) Back Office
6 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.89%) Legal
6 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.89%) Military
7 3 (0.67%) Law
7 3 (0.67%) Marketing
8 2 (0.45%) Automotive
8 2 (0.45%) French Language
8 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Local Government
8 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) German Language
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 237 (52.90%) Network Engineer
2 91 (20.31%) Architect
3 86 (19.20%) Cisco Engineer
4 70 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 63 (14.06%) Consultant
6 59 (13.17%) Network Architect
7 51 (11.38%) Security Engineer
8 48 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 48 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
9 41 (9.15%) Network Consultant
10 25 (5.58%) Voice Engineer
11 24 (5.36%) Security Consultant
12 21 (4.69%) Support Engineer
13 20 (4.46%) VoIP Engineer
14 18 (4.02%) Network Support
14 18 (4.02%) Network Support Engineer
14 18 (4.02%) Senior Security Engineer
15 17 (3.79%) Design Engineer
15 17 (3.79%) Firewall Engineer
15 17 (3.79%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.24%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.01%) XMPP
3 3 (0.67%) OCX
4 2 (0.45%) COM
4 2 (0.45%) ELK Stack
4 2 (0.45%) LAMP
4 2 (0.45%) REST
5 1 (0.22%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.22%) OAuth
5 1 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.22%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.22%) SAML
5 1 (0.22%) VXML
5 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 106 (23.66%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.12%) PKI
7 4 (0.89%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.67%) Health Informatics
8 3 (0.67%) Informatics
8 3 (0.67%) NHS
8 3 (0.67%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.45%) Blog
9 2 (0.45%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.45%) IBM XIV
9 2 (0.45%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) BYOD
10 1 (0.22%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.58%) Windows
2 20 (4.46%) Linux
3 13 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.56%) Unix
5 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.45%) CentOS
8 2 (0.45%) Fedora
8 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (15.40%) Network Design
2 55 (12.28%) ITIL
3 37 (8.26%) Migration
4 36 (8.04%) Network Architecture
5 35 (7.81%) Change Management
6 25 (5.58%) Load Balancing
7 19 (4.24%) Network Management
8 18 (4.02%) Mentoring
9 16 (3.57%) Project Management
10 15 (3.35%) Capacity Management
11 14 (3.13%) E-Commerce
12 13 (2.90%) High Availability
12 13 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (2.90%) Service Management
13 12 (2.68%) Problem Management
13 12 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (2.46%) Information Security
14 11 (2.46%) Presales
14 11 (2.46%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.34%) SQL
2 5 (1.12%) C
3 4 (0.89%) Python
3 4 (0.89%) Tcl
4 3 (0.67%) Perl
5 2 (0.45%) PHP
5 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 448 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 309 (68.97%) CCNP
3 133 (29.69%) CCNA
4 76 (16.96%) CCDP
5 46 (10.27%) Security Cleared
6 43 (9.60%) SC Cleared
7 32 (7.14%) Degree
8 23 (5.13%) CCSE
9 20 (4.46%) CCDE
10 19 (4.24%) CCDA
10 19 (4.24%) JNCIP
11 18 (4.02%) JNCIE
12 10 (2.23%) CCIP
12 10 (2.23%) CCVP
12 10 (2.23%) CISSP
12 10 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.79%) CCSA
13 8 (1.79%) CCSP
13 8 (1.79%) MCSE
13 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.68%) SLA
2 6 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.67%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.45%) GLP
6 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.89%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.67%) XenApp
6 2 (0.45%) Firmware
6 2 (0.45%) vCloud
6 2 (0.45%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Docker
7 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 34 (7.59%) FortiGate
2 30 (6.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 23 (5.13%) Cisco UCCE
4 20 (4.46%) Cisco Prime
5 15 (3.35%) SolarWinds Orion
6 14 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 12 (2.68%) Cacti
8 10 (2.23%) Nagios
9 5 (1.12%) OpenView
10 4 (0.89%) Cisco CME
11 3 (0.67%) Ansible
11 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.67%) SCCM
12 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.45%) RSA Archer
12 2 (0.45%) Terraform
13 1 (0.22%) Amdocs OSS
13 1 (0.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.22%) Puppet
13 1 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 401 (89.51%) Cisco
2 136 (30.36%) Juniper
3 104 (23.21%) CheckPoint
4 81 (18.08%) F5
5 53 (11.83%) Palo Alto
6 35 (7.81%) Fortinet
7 31 (6.92%) VMware
8 29 (6.47%) NICE Systems
8 29 (6.47%) SolarWinds
9 27 (6.03%) Aruba
9 27 (6.03%) Microsoft
10 24 (5.36%) Remedy
11 19 (4.24%) HP
12 18 (4.02%) Avaya
12 18 (4.02%) Blue Coat
13 17 (3.79%) Meraki
14 16 (3.57%) Citrix
15 12 (2.68%) Huawei
16 9 (2.01%) Brocade
16 9 (2.01%) Tandberg
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