Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 219 199
Rank change year-on-year -17 -20 +53
Contract jobs citing CCIE 19 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.98% 2.80% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 26
City of London median daily rate £385 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.44% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £394
90th Percentile £494 £575 £588
Central London median daily rate £385 £450 £513
% change year-on-year -14.44% -12.20% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

CCIE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 958 965 1,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.71% 14.14% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 683 768
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £265 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 24 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -9.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.31 £16.13
90th Percentile £25.50 £26.76 £85.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.01% -6.51% +11.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCIE in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) WAN
5 10 (52.63%) CCNP
6 9 (47.37%) LAN
6 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
7 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (36.84%) Migration
8 6 (31.58%) Wireless
8 6 (31.58%) Network Design
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
8 6 (31.58%) BGP
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
9 5 (26.32%) Extranet
9 5 (26.32%) OSPF
9 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
10 4 (21.05%) Multicast
10 4 (21.05%) DHCP
10 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) Juniper
10 4 (21.05%) Banking
11 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
11 3 (15.79%) ITIL
11 3 (15.79%) MPLS
11 3 (15.79%) Network Security
11 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
11 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) WAN
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) BGP
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) Wireless
5 5 (26.32%) Extranet
5 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
6 4 (21.05%) DHCP
6 4 (21.05%) Multicast
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
8 2 (10.53%) Internet
8 2 (10.53%) VPN
9 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.26%) Junos
9 1 (5.26%) LTE
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Lead Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Eurex
3 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.26%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Network Design
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.53%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Product Management
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.26%) Runbook
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) F5
3 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) Arista
4 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.53%) Reuters
4 2 (10.53%) Zscaler
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) VMware