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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 428 467 433
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -34
Contract jobs citing CCIE 206 147 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 1.41% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 77 82
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £405
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £28.66 £45.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.32% +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
10820 10399 9085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.00% 19.00% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6473 5837 4876
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 455 501
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 3 August 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
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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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 +29 187 £450 - 50
London +13 94 £456 +1.38% 19
South East -40 35 £438 +9.37% 15
City of London +3 31 £450 - 5
Berkshire -19 21 £380 -7.87% 5
Reading -1 15 £395 +21.53% 2
South West +10 14 £425 +16.04% 1
East of England +15 13 £363 - 1
North West -13 13 £475 - 7
Wiltshire - 13 £425 -
Yorkshire -11 10 £425 - 2
Wales - 8 £363 -
Cheshire -8 7 £488 +2.63% 3
Cardiff - 7 £356 -
South Wales - 7 £356 -
Hampshire -4 6 - - 2
York - 5 £450 -
Swindon - 5 £425 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
West Midlands +5 4 £485 -3.00% 3
East Midlands -5 4 £420 +13.89% 1
Manchester -6 4 £450 - 3
Essex - 4 £425 -
Crawley -2 3 £450 - 1
West Sussex -7 3 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £350 -

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 393 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 321 (81.68%) Cisco
3 241 (61.32%) CCNP
4 178 (45.29%) Firewall
5 141 (35.88%) WAN
6 137 (34.86%) BGP
7 132 (33.59%) Juniper
8 129 (32.82%) OSPF
9 127 (32.32%) LAN
10 108 (27.48%) MPLS
11 106 (26.97%) Data Centre
12 96 (24.43%) CheckPoint
13 94 (23.92%) Network Security
14 91 (23.16%) Cisco Nexus
15 84 (21.37%) CCNA
16 81 (20.61%) VPN
17 80 (20.36%) F5
18 72 (18.32%) EIGRP
19 71 (18.07%) Wireless
20 70 (17.81%) Finance
21 69 (17.56%) TCP/IP
22 66 (16.79%) Cisco ASA
23 59 (15.01%) DNS
24 58 (14.76%) Telecoms
25 55 (13.99%) Network Design
26 50 (12.72%) DHCP
27 46 (11.70%) Load Balancing
27 46 (11.70%) Cisco IOS
28 45 (11.45%) Degree
28 45 (11.45%) CCDP

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (2.80%) Lync
2 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.51%) CloudStack
3 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.25%) IIS
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (2.04%) MS Office
1 8 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.78%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.51%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 178 (45.29%) Firewall
2 141 (35.88%) WAN
3 137 (34.86%) BGP
4 129 (32.82%) OSPF
5 127 (32.32%) LAN
6 108 (27.48%) MPLS
7 94 (23.92%) Network Security
8 91 (23.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 81 (20.61%) VPN
10 72 (18.32%) EIGRP
11 71 (18.07%) Wireless
12 69 (17.56%) TCP/IP
13 66 (16.79%) Cisco ASA
14 59 (15.01%) DNS
15 50 (12.72%) DHCP
16 46 (11.70%) Cisco IOS
17 42 (10.69%) IPsec
18 39 (9.92%) VLAN
18 39 (9.92%) HSRP
19 38 (9.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.51%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 70 (17.81%) Finance
2 58 (14.76%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.12%) Banking
4 11 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.53%) Retail
6 5 (1.27%) Games
7 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.02%) Legal
8 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.76%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (40.20%) Network Engineer
2 66 (16.79%) Architect
3 50 (12.72%) Network Architect
4 41 (10.43%) Consultant
5 40 (10.18%) Senior Network Engineer
6 31 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
7 29 (7.38%) Security Engineer
8 27 (6.87%) Network Consultant
8 27 (6.87%) Network Security Engineer
8 27 (6.87%) Design Engineer
9 18 (4.58%) Network Specialist
10 16 (4.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 15 (3.82%) Network Design Engineer
12 14 (3.56%) IP Engineer
13 13 (3.31%) Analyst
14 12 (3.05%) Cisco Specialist
14 12 (3.05%) Implementation Engineer
15 11 (2.80%) Security Consultant
15 11 (2.80%) Technical Architect
15 11 (2.80%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.85%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.27%) XMPP
3 3 (0.76%) Web Services
4 2 (0.51%) REST
5 1 (0.25%) Middleware
5 1 (0.25%) OCX
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 106 (26.97%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.04%) PKI
6 7 (1.78%) BYOD
7 5 (1.27%) IVR
7 5 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.27%) Physics
8 4 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.51%) NHS
10 2 (0.51%) Online Games
10 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.51%) Eurex
10 2 (0.51%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.25%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.25%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.14%) Windows
2 26 (6.62%) UNIX
3 19 (4.83%) Linux
4 9 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (13.99%) Network Design
2 46 (11.70%) Load Balancing
3 38 (9.67%) Migration
4 31 (7.89%) ITIL
5 25 (6.36%) Network Management
5 25 (6.36%) Network Architecture
6 23 (5.85%) Service Delivery
7 20 (5.09%) Project Management
8 17 (4.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (3.82%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (3.56%) Low Latency
11 10 (2.54%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (2.29%) Validation
12 9 (2.29%) Change Management
12 9 (2.29%) PRINCE2
13 8 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (2.04%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 8 (2.04%) Security Architecture
13 8 (2.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.05%) Python
2 11 (2.80%) SQL
3 5 (1.27%) Ruby
4 4 (1.02%) Perl
5 3 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.76%) C
5 3 (0.76%) VBScript
5 3 (0.76%) VB
5 3 (0.76%) Tcl
6 2 (0.51%) Go
7 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 393 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 241 (61.32%) CCNP
3 84 (21.37%) CCNA
4 45 (11.45%) CCDP
4 45 (11.45%) Degree
5 40 (10.18%) Security Cleared
6 33 (8.40%) CCIP
7 25 (6.36%) SC Cleared
8 24 (6.11%) CCSA
8 24 (6.11%) CCVP
8 24 (6.11%) CCSE
9 22 (5.60%) JNCIP
10 21 (5.34%) CCDA
11 17 (4.33%) CISSP
11 17 (4.33%) DV Cleared
12 15 (3.82%) CCSP
13 14 (3.56%) JNCIE
14 9 (2.29%) HP MASE
15 8 (2.04%) HP ASE
15 8 (2.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.82%) SLA
2 10 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.78%) QA
4 6 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.53%) XenApp
4 5 (1.27%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.02%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.02%) MetaFrame
5 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.76%) vSphere
7 2 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.51%) vCloud
7 2 (0.51%) Docker
7 2 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (7.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (3.05%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (2.29%) FortiGate
3 9 (2.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
5 6 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.51%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.51%) Ansible
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.51%) Puppet
7 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.25%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 321 (81.68%) Cisco
2 132 (33.59%) Juniper
3 96 (24.43%) CheckPoint
4 80 (20.36%) F5
5 27 (6.87%) VMware
6 26 (6.62%) Fortinet
7 24 (6.11%) HP
7 24 (6.11%) Citrix
8 20 (5.09%) Microsoft
9 19 (4.83%) Blue Coat
9 19 (4.83%) Riverbed
10 17 (4.33%) Aruba
11 16 (4.07%) SolarWinds
12 11 (2.80%) Radware
12 11 (2.80%) BT
13 9 (2.29%) Nokia
13 9 (2.29%) Tufin
14 8 (2.04%) Akamai
15 7 (1.78%) IronPort
16 6 (1.53%) Brocade
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