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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 479 440 462
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +22
Contract jobs citing CCIE 181 194 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 1.78% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 89 78
Average daily rate £425 £425 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.99 - £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.99 - £112.50

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
11873 10924 10736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 19.56% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7464 6165 6113
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 549 540
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 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
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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -35 167 £438 +2.94% 42
London +25 82 £450 -5.26% 14
South East -29 38 £450 - 9
Hampshire - 17 £450 - 1
West Midlands -4 11 £375 +18.57% 5
City of London +36 9 £500 +37.93% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £400 +19.40% 2
Berkshire -18 9 £400 -14.43% 4
West Yorkshire +1 8 £400 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire -2 8 £400 +23.07% 5
North West -31 7 £450 -2.70% 2
East of England -5 6 £400 +4.91% 2
Hertfordshire +8 5 £400 -11.60%
Northern Ireland +4 5 - - 3
Cheshire -6 5 £425 -15.00%
Leeds -7 5 £388 +14.81% 4
South West +12 4 £413 -2.94% 4
Birmingham -2 4 £338 +6.71% 2
Scotland -16 4 £410 +17.14% 3
Winchester - 4 £425 -
County Antrim +4 3 - - 3
East Midlands +1 3 £325 -23.52%
Belfast +1 3 - - 3
Surrey -14 3 £500 +17.64% 1
Reading -21 3 - - 2
Warrington - 3 £425 -
Worcestershire - 3 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 2 £413 -2.94% 2
Milton Keynes +3 2 - -
Maidenhead +2 2 - -

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 383 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 321 (83.81%) Cisco
3 253 (66.06%) CCNP
4 198 (51.70%) Firewall
5 142 (37.08%) WAN
6 120 (31.33%) LAN
7 114 (29.77%) MPLS
8 103 (26.89%) Wireless
9 93 (24.28%) Cisco ASA
10 90 (23.50%) CCNA
11 86 (22.45%) Data Centre
12 85 (22.19%) Finance
13 82 (21.41%) Network Security
14 81 (21.15%) Juniper
15 78 (20.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 75 (19.58%) CheckPoint
17 70 (18.28%) BGP
18 64 (16.71%) VPN
19 61 (15.93%) Network Design
20 60 (15.67%) ITIL
21 55 (14.36%) CCDP
22 53 (13.84%) TCP/IP
23 52 (13.58%) OSPF
24 51 (13.32%) VoIP
25 46 (12.01%) F5
26 44 (11.49%) Palo Alto
27 43 (11.23%) Migration
28 40 (10.44%) Telecoms
29 39 (10.18%) Security Cleared
30 37 (9.66%) Internet

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.52%) Apache
2 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.26%) IIS
3 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.78%) IaaS
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 198 (51.70%) Firewall
2 142 (37.08%) WAN
3 120 (31.33%) LAN
4 114 (29.77%) MPLS
5 103 (26.89%) Wireless
6 93 (24.28%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (21.41%) Network Security
8 78 (20.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 70 (18.28%) BGP
10 64 (16.71%) VPN
11 53 (13.84%) TCP/IP
12 52 (13.58%) OSPF
13 51 (13.32%) VoIP
14 37 (9.66%) Internet
15 36 (9.40%) EIGRP
16 26 (6.79%) Cisco IOS
17 24 (6.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 23 (6.01%) Cisco Wireless
18 23 (6.01%) DNS
18 23 (6.01%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.78%) MySQL
2 2 (0.52%) Informix
2 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.26%) Big Data
3 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.26%) Redis
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.52%) Hudson
3 2 (0.52%) JIRA
3 2 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 85 (22.19%) Finance
2 40 (10.44%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.22%) Retail
4 15 (3.92%) Banking
5 6 (1.57%) Games
6 5 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.31%) Legal
7 4 (1.04%) French Language
7 4 (1.04%) Military
8 3 (0.78%) Electronics
8 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.52%) German Language
9 2 (0.52%) Law
9 2 (0.52%) Local Government
9 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 176 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 83 (21.67%) Architect
3 65 (16.97%) Cisco Engineer
4 60 (15.67%) Network Architect
5 41 (10.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 41 (10.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 36 (9.40%) Security Engineer
7 35 (9.14%) Consultant
8 30 (7.83%) Network Security Engineer
9 29 (7.57%) Voice Engineer
10 22 (5.74%) Network Consultant
11 18 (4.70%) Design Engineer
12 17 (4.44%) IP Engineer
13 16 (4.18%) Cisco Voice Engineer
14 15 (3.92%) Security Consultant
14 15 (3.92%) VoIP Engineer
15 14 (3.66%) Cisco Architect
15 14 (3.66%) Security Architect
16 13 (3.39%) Network Design Engineer
16 13 (3.39%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.39%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.04%) XMPP
3 2 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (0.52%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.52%) LAMP
3 2 (0.52%) OCX
3 2 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.26%) CSS
4 1 (0.26%) Middleware
4 1 (0.26%) WAP
4 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 10 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.61%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.61%) PKI
3 8 (2.09%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.31%) Statistics
6 4 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.78%) NHS
8 2 (0.52%) Blog
8 2 (0.52%) CESG
8 2 (0.52%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.52%) Clustering
8 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.52%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.26%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.74%) Windows
2 19 (4.96%) Linux
3 16 (4.18%) Unix
4 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.04%) CatOS
5 4 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) CentOS
7 2 (0.52%) Fedora
7 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (15.93%) Network Design
2 60 (15.67%) ITIL
3 43 (11.23%) Migration
4 36 (9.40%) Network Architecture
5 33 (8.62%) Change Management
6 25 (6.53%) Load Balancing
7 20 (5.22%) Project Management
8 18 (4.70%) Network Management
9 17 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (3.92%) Information Security
11 13 (3.39%) Low Latency
12 11 (2.87%) Incident Management
12 11 (2.87%) Security Architecture
12 11 (2.87%) Service Management
13 10 (2.61%) High Availability
13 10 (2.61%) TOGAF
14 9 (2.35%) Capacity Management
14 9 (2.35%) Network Load Balancing
14 9 (2.35%) Problem Management
15 8 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.61%) Python
2 4 (1.04%) C
2 4 (1.04%) Perl
3 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
3 3 (0.78%) SQL
3 3 (0.78%) Tcl
4 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.52%) PHP
5 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 383 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 253 (66.06%) CCNP
3 90 (23.50%) CCNA
4 55 (14.36%) CCDP
5 39 (10.18%) Security Cleared
6 31 (8.09%) Degree
6 31 (8.09%) SC Cleared
7 25 (6.53%) CISSP
8 15 (3.92%) CCSE
9 13 (3.39%) CCSA
10 10 (2.61%) CEH
11 9 (2.35%) CCDE
11 9 (2.35%) CCSP
12 8 (2.09%) CCNP Voice
12 8 (2.09%) CISA
12 8 (2.09%) CISM
13 7 (1.83%) CCDA
13 7 (1.83%) CCIP
13 7 (1.83%) CCVP
13 7 (1.83%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.66%) SLA
2 8 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.04%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.52%) COBIT
5 2 (0.52%) GLP
6 1 (0.26%) COSO
6 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.26%) Docker
4 1 (0.26%) Firmware
4 1 (0.26%) vCloud
4 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (6.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (3.92%) FortiGate
3 14 (3.66%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (2.09%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (1.57%) Cacti
6 5 (1.31%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.04%) Nagios
7 4 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.78%) Ansible
8 3 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.52%) Amdocs OSS
9 2 (0.52%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (0.52%) Graphite
9 2 (0.52%) Opsview
9 2 (0.52%) Terraform
9 2 (0.52%) TrustSec
10 1 (0.26%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.26%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 321 (83.81%) Cisco
2 81 (21.15%) Juniper
3 75 (19.58%) CheckPoint
4 46 (12.01%) F5
5 44 (11.49%) Palo Alto
6 26 (6.79%) NICE Systems
6 26 (6.79%) Remedy
7 21 (5.48%) Aruba
8 20 (5.22%) VMware
9 17 (4.44%) HP
10 15 (3.92%) Riverbed
11 14 (3.66%) Fortinet
12 13 (3.39%) Citrix
13 12 (3.13%) Microsoft
13 12 (3.13%) SolarWinds
14 11 (2.87%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.61%) Meraki
15 10 (2.61%) Nokia
16 8 (2.09%) Avaya
17 7 (1.83%) IPFX
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £330 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Peterborough
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago