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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 435 447 468
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing CCIE 222 204 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 1.87% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 113 75
Median daily rate £475 £435 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+22.97% -11.11%

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
11556 10913 10459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.40% 19.16% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7210 6502 5915
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 542 457
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.64 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.24 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +4 204 £475 +5.55% 37
London +8 95 £495 +10.00% 11
South East +28 51 £475 +8.57% 7
Berkshire +11 33 £438 +8.35% 1
Reading +14 20 £381 -3.48%
City of London +36 18 £525 +14.75% 3
North West +3 15 £400 -15.78% 4
West Midlands -23 15 £356 -12.03% 6
Yorkshire -1 13 £350 -17.64% 4
Hampshire +11 12 £475 - 3
Scotland +4 9 £325 - 1
Edinburgh +6 8 - -
Birmingham -9 8 £375 +16.27% 1
West Yorkshire +8 7 £325 -13.33% 2
Leeds +3 7 £325 -13.33% 2
South West -8 7 £313 -21.87% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £160 -62.35%
East of England +11 5 £500 +37.93% 1
Manchester -3 5 £488 +8.33% 2
Merseyside - 5 £400 -
Liverpool - 5 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £315 -
Wiltshire -10 4 £433 - 1
Winchester - 4 £475 - 1
Hertfordshire +17 3 £500 - 1
Milton Keynes +14 3 £160 -62.35%
Wales +12 3 - -
Cheshire -2 3 £388 -18.42% 1
Lancashire - 3 £446 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £352 -

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 348 (86.57%) Cisco
3 279 (69.40%) CCNP
4 196 (48.76%) Firewall
5 147 (36.57%) WAN
6 136 (33.83%) LAN
7 124 (30.85%) Wireless
8 122 (30.35%) CCNA
9 113 (28.11%) Juniper
9 113 (28.11%) MPLS
10 103 (25.62%) Cisco ASA
10 103 (25.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 101 (25.12%) CheckPoint
12 96 (23.88%) Data Centre
13 85 (21.14%) BGP
13 85 (21.14%) Network Security
14 73 (18.16%) VPN
15 71 (17.66%) F5
16 69 (17.16%) CCDP
17 68 (16.92%) TCP/IP
18 67 (16.67%) Finance
19 66 (16.42%) Network Design
20 62 (15.42%) OSPF
21 51 (12.69%) VoIP
22 50 (12.44%) ITIL
22 50 (12.44%) EIGRP
23 44 (10.95%) Security Cleared
24 42 (10.45%) Palo Alto
25 41 (10.20%) SC Cleared
26 40 (9.95%) Degree

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 4 (1.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.50%) Apache
2 2 (0.50%) CMS
2 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.25%) IIS
3 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) IaaS
1 3 (0.75%) PaaS
1 3 (0.75%) SaaS
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 196 (48.76%) Firewall
2 147 (36.57%) WAN
3 136 (33.83%) LAN
4 124 (30.85%) Wireless
5 113 (28.11%) MPLS
6 103 (25.62%) Cisco ASA
6 103 (25.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 85 (21.14%) BGP
7 85 (21.14%) Network Security
8 73 (18.16%) VPN
9 68 (16.92%) TCP/IP
10 62 (15.42%) OSPF
11 51 (12.69%) VoIP
12 50 (12.44%) EIGRP
13 30 (7.46%) VLAN
14 28 (6.97%) Internet
15 26 (6.47%) BIG-IP
15 26 (6.47%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (6.47%) IPsec
16 25 (6.22%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.75%) MySQL
3 2 (0.50%) Informix
3 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.25%) Big Data
4 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.50%) Hudson
3 2 (0.50%) JIRA
3 2 (0.50%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 67 (16.67%) Finance
2 32 (7.96%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.97%) Banking
4 12 (2.99%) Retail
5 6 (1.49%) Games
6 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.00%) Legal
7 4 (1.00%) Marketing
7 4 (1.00%) Military
8 3 (0.75%) French Language
9 2 (0.50%) Automotive
9 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Law
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 203 (50.50%) Network Engineer
2 94 (23.38%) Architect
3 70 (17.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 62 (15.42%) Network Architect
5 55 (13.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 53 (13.18%) Consultant
7 51 (12.69%) Security Engineer
8 45 (11.19%) Network Security Engineer
9 44 (10.95%) Senior Network Engineer
10 34 (8.46%) Network Consultant
11 24 (5.97%) Security Consultant
12 22 (5.47%) Voice Engineer
13 21 (5.22%) Senior Security Engineer
14 20 (4.98%) Designer
15 18 (4.48%) Network Design Engineer
16 17 (4.23%) Firewall Engineer
16 17 (4.23%) Support Engineer
17 16 (3.98%) Design Engineer
17 16 (3.98%) Network Security Consultant
17 16 (3.98%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.22%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.49%) XMPP
3 3 (0.75%) OCX
4 2 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.50%) ELK Stack
4 2 (0.50%) LAMP
4 2 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.25%) COM
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) Middleware
5 1 (0.25%) OAuth
5 1 (0.25%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.25%) SAML
5 1 (0.25%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (23.88%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.49%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.24%) PKI
7 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.75%) Health Informatics
7 3 (0.75%) Informatics
7 3 (0.75%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) Blog
8 2 (0.50%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.50%) Clustering
8 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.25%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.98%) Linux
2 17 (4.23%) Windows
3 9 (2.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.99%) Unix
5 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.50%) CentOS
6 2 (0.50%) Fedora
6 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) CatOS
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.42%) Network Design
2 50 (12.44%) ITIL
3 38 (9.45%) Network Architecture
4 35 (8.71%) Change Management
5 33 (8.21%) Migration
6 26 (6.47%) Load Balancing
7 16 (3.98%) Project Management
8 15 (3.73%) Mentoring
9 14 (3.48%) E-Commerce
9 14 (3.48%) Service Management
10 13 (3.23%) Capacity Management
10 13 (3.23%) Network Management
11 12 (2.99%) Information Security
11 12 (2.99%) Problem Management
11 12 (2.99%) TOGAF
12 11 (2.74%) High Availability
12 11 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (2.49%) Low Latency
13 10 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.49%) SQL
2 4 (1.00%) Perl
2 4 (1.00%) Python
2 4 (1.00%) Tcl
3 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.50%) C
3 2 (0.50%) PHP
3 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 402 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 279 (69.40%) CCNP
3 122 (30.35%) CCNA
4 69 (17.16%) CCDP
5 44 (10.95%) Security Cleared
6 41 (10.20%) SC Cleared
7 40 (9.95%) Degree
8 26 (6.47%) CCSE
9 19 (4.73%) CCDA
9 19 (4.73%) CCDE
10 12 (2.99%) JNCIP
11 11 (2.74%) CISSP
11 11 (2.74%) JNCIE
12 8 (1.99%) CCIP
12 8 (1.99%) CCSA
12 8 (1.99%) Chartered Engineer
13 7 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.49%) CCA
14 6 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.99%) SLA
2 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.75%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.50%) GLP
4 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.24%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.75%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.75%) XenApp
5 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) Docker
6 1 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) vCloud
6 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (7.96%) FortiGate
2 25 (6.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 19 (4.73%) Cisco UCCE
4 16 (3.98%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (3.23%) Cacti
5 13 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (2.74%) Nagios
7 8 (1.99%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (1.49%) Cisco CME
9 5 (1.24%) OpenView
10 3 (0.75%) Ansible
10 3 (0.75%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.75%) SCCM
11 2 (0.50%) Amdocs OSS
11 2 (0.50%) Graphite
11 2 (0.50%) Opsview
11 2 (0.50%) Terraform
11 2 (0.50%) TrustSec
12 1 (0.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 348 (86.57%) Cisco
2 113 (28.11%) Juniper
3 101 (25.12%) CheckPoint
4 71 (17.66%) F5
5 42 (10.45%) Palo Alto
6 33 (8.21%) Fortinet
7 29 (7.21%) NICE Systems
8 28 (6.97%) SolarWinds
9 25 (6.22%) VMware
10 22 (5.47%) Remedy
11 21 (5.22%) Aruba
11 21 (5.22%) Microsoft
12 19 (4.73%) HP
13 16 (3.98%) Blue Coat
14 15 (3.73%) Citrix
15 12 (2.99%) Meraki
16 10 (2.49%) Huawei
17 9 (2.24%) Brocade
18 8 (1.99%) Splunk
18 8 (1.99%) Tandberg
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