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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 414 452 432
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -20
Contract jobs citing CCIE 184 125 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 1.23% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 69 48
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%

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
10168 10169 8384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.97% 19.44% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5840 5921 4470
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 524 454
Average hourly rate £23.38 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +28 167 £444 +5.65% 59
London +14 60 £475 +10.14% 15
North West +9 31 £463 -2.63% 6
South East -28 29 £425 +10.03% 21
Berkshire -2 20 £463 +36.53% 10
East of England +19 18 £381 +1.66% 2
Yorkshire -7 14 £375 -
Cheshire +2 13 £500 +5.26% 4
City of London +11 12 £475 +5.55% 8
West Midlands -3 10 £320 -36.00% 8
Manchester -3 9 £375 - 2
Birmingham -2 7 £320 -36.00% 8
West Yorkshire -11 7 £375 -
East Midlands -5 6 £420 -1.17% 2
Leeds -8 6 £363 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £359 -
Reading -9 5 - - 1
Cambridge - 5 £369 -
Merseyside - 5 £313 -
Nottingham -6 4 £400 -15.78% 1
Nottinghamshire -10 4 £400 -15.78% 1
Essex - 4 £438 - 1
Macclesfield - 4 £500 - 1
Suffolk +9 3 - -
Ipswich +5 3 - -
Wales -5 3 £350 +3.70% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Norfolk - 3 £338 - 1

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 382 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 316 (82.72%) Cisco
3 222 (58.12%) CCNP
4 168 (43.98%) Firewall
5 145 (37.96%) Juniper
6 128 (33.51%) BGP
7 125 (32.72%) OSPF
7 125 (32.72%) WAN
8 122 (31.94%) MPLS
9 119 (31.15%) LAN
10 109 (28.53%) Data Centre
11 91 (23.82%) VPN
12 88 (23.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 87 (22.77%) Finance
14 85 (22.25%) F5
15 81 (21.20%) Network Security
16 79 (20.68%) CheckPoint
17 71 (18.59%) CCNA
18 69 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
19 68 (17.80%) Telecoms
20 62 (16.23%) EIGRP
20 62 (16.23%) Network Design
21 57 (14.92%) Wireless
22 51 (13.35%) TCP/IP
23 50 (13.09%) Load Balancing
24 44 (11.52%) Migration
24 44 (11.52%) Cisco IOS
25 43 (11.26%) Multicast
26 41 (10.73%) Degree
26 41 (10.73%) Security Cleared

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (2.62%) Lync
2 4 (1.05%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.52%) CloudStack
4 2 (0.52%) Apache
4 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (2.36%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.83%) MS Office
3 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (43.98%) Firewall
2 128 (33.51%) BGP
3 125 (32.72%) OSPF
3 125 (32.72%) WAN
4 122 (31.94%) MPLS
5 119 (31.15%) LAN
6 91 (23.82%) VPN
7 88 (23.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 81 (21.20%) Network Security
9 69 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
10 62 (16.23%) EIGRP
11 57 (14.92%) Wireless
12 51 (13.35%) TCP/IP
13 44 (11.52%) Cisco IOS
14 43 (11.26%) Multicast
15 40 (10.47%) HSRP
16 37 (9.69%) DNS
17 36 (9.42%) IPsec
18 35 (9.16%) VoIP
19 34 (8.90%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.79%) MySQL
1 3 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Gerrit
1 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 87 (22.77%) Finance
2 68 (17.80%) Telecoms
3 33 (8.64%) Banking
4 16 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.93%) Games
6 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.05%) Retail
7 3 (0.79%) Legal
7 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.26%) French Language
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 154 (40.31%) Network Engineer
2 65 (17.02%) Architect
3 49 (12.83%) Network Architect
4 44 (11.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 38 (9.95%) Consultant
6 29 (7.59%) Design Engineer
6 29 (7.59%) IP Engineer
7 26 (6.81%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (6.81%) Security Engineer
7 26 (6.81%) Cisco Engineer
8 24 (6.28%) Network Consultant
9 20 (5.24%) Network Specialist
10 17 (4.45%) Operations Engineer
11 16 (4.19%) Implementation Engineer
12 15 (3.93%) Network Design Engineer
12 15 (3.93%) Security Consultant
13 10 (2.62%) Technical Architect
13 10 (2.62%) Network Security Consultant
13 10 (2.62%) Cisco Specialist
14 9 (2.36%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.05%) XMPP
2 3 (0.79%) Web Services
3 2 (0.52%) REST
4 1 (0.26%) SOAP
4 1 (0.26%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 109 (28.53%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.93%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.09%) CMDB
5 7 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.31%) PKI
7 4 (1.05%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.05%) Online Games
8 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.52%) BYOD
9 2 (0.52%) Eurex
9 2 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.52%) IVR
10 1 (0.26%) Handset
10 1 (0.26%) Clustering
10 1 (0.26%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.26%) Wiki
10 1 (0.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.85%) Linux
2 28 (7.33%) UNIX
3 24 (6.28%) Windows
4 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) HPUX
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.23%) Network Design
2 50 (13.09%) Load Balancing
3 44 (11.52%) Migration
4 34 (8.90%) Low Latency
4 34 (8.90%) Network Management
5 24 (6.28%) ITIL
6 21 (5.50%) Network Architecture
7 18 (4.71%) Change Management
8 16 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (3.93%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (3.66%) Project Management
10 14 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (3.66%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.14%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (2.88%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.62%) E-Commerce
13 10 (2.62%) Validation
14 9 (2.36%) Change Control
14 9 (2.36%) Security Architecture
15 8 (2.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.05%) SQL
2 2 (0.52%) Ruby
2 2 (0.52%) Go
2 2 (0.52%) Python
3 1 (0.26%) Java
3 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 382 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 222 (58.12%) CCNP
3 71 (18.59%) CCNA
4 41 (10.73%) Degree
4 41 (10.73%) Security Cleared
5 40 (10.47%) CCDP
6 28 (7.33%) JNCIP
7 27 (7.07%) CCIP
8 24 (6.28%) SC Cleared
9 20 (5.24%) CISSP
10 18 (4.71%) CCSE
11 15 (3.93%) JNCIA
11 15 (3.93%) CCSP
12 14 (3.66%) DV Cleared
13 13 (3.40%) JNCIE
13 13 (3.40%) CCSA
14 12 (3.14%) CCVP
15 9 (2.36%) HP MASE
16 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (2.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.62%) SLA
2 9 (2.36%) QA
3 6 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.31%) XenApp
4 4 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (1.05%) MetaFrame
4 4 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.79%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.52%) vSphere
6 2 (0.52%) Docker
6 2 (0.52%) vCloud
6 2 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (2.88%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (2.09%) HP NNM
4 6 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.31%) Puppet
6 4 (1.05%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.52%) Ansible
8 2 (0.52%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.26%) RANCID
9 1 (0.26%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 316 (82.72%) Cisco
2 145 (37.96%) Juniper
3 85 (22.25%) F5
4 79 (20.68%) CheckPoint
5 35 (9.16%) HP
5 35 (9.16%) Citrix
6 31 (8.12%) VMware
7 29 (7.59%) Fortinet
8 28 (7.33%) Blue Coat
9 18 (4.71%) BT
10 15 (3.93%) Microsoft
11 14 (3.66%) Nokia
12 13 (3.40%) SolarWinds
13 12 (3.14%) Riverbed
13 12 (3.14%) NetScout
14 9 (2.36%) Brocade
15 8 (2.09%) Opsware
15 8 (2.09%) Aruba
16 7 (1.83%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.83%) Tufin
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