Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 218 227
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +26
Contract jobs citing CCIE 24 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 2.92% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 32
City of London median daily rate £475 £525 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +14.75% +16.19%
10th Percentile £327 £425 £376
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +14.29%
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 990 1028 1389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.97% 15.59% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 723 1018
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £254
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +1.60% +22.62%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.23
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £38.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.35
% change year-on-year - +3.54% +7.94%

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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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (79.17%) CCNP
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 9 (37.50%) Wireless
4 9 (37.50%) WAN
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 8 (33.33%) Network Security
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (33.33%) BGP
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) Juniper
6 7 (29.17%) Palo Alto
7 6 (25.00%) Multicast
7 6 (25.00%) OSPF
7 6 (25.00%) VPN
7 6 (25.00%) Banking
8 5 (20.83%) MPLS
8 5 (20.83%) Network Design
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
8 5 (20.83%) CCNA
8 5 (20.83%) High Availability
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (16.67%) CCSP

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (37.50%) EIGRP
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
1 9 (37.50%) WAN
1 9 (37.50%) Wireless
2 8 (33.33%) BGP
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (33.33%) Network Security
3 6 (25.00%) Multicast
3 6 (25.00%) OSPF
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (20.83%) MPLS
4 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (16.67%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) IPsec
5 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (12.50%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Network Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Collaboration Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Games Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) High Availability
2 5 (20.83%) Network Design
3 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Statistics
6 1 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (79.17%) CCNP
3 5 (20.83%) CCNA
4 4 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 4 (16.67%) CCSP
5 3 (12.50%) CCDP
5 3 (12.50%) CCIE Service Provider
5 3 (12.50%) CCMSE
5 3 (12.50%) CCSE
6 2 (8.33%) CCDA
6 2 (8.33%) CCIE Collaboration
6 2 (8.33%) CCIE Data Center
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cacti
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Juniper
2 7 (29.17%) Palo Alto
3 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Arista
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.33%) Meraki
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Nokia
6 1 (4.17%) Nortel
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Tandberg