Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 223 239
Rank change year-on-year +40 +16 -21
Contract jobs citing CCIE 11 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 2.82% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 14
City of London median daily rate £550 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £318 £327 £335
90th Percentile £728 £615 £538
Central London median daily rate £525 £478 £450
% change year-on-year +9.95% +6.11% -
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 754 923 1,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.49% 13.71% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 644 745
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £289 £238 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £489
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.81% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 25
City of London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -8.78% +13.89%
10th Percentile £11.77 £12.63 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.93 £34.38 £31.20
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £20.65 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.83% -1.69% +17.42%

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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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) CCNP
5 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) OSPF
6 4 (36.36%) BGP
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
6 4 (36.36%) Network Design
6 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
6 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (36.36%) Public Cloud
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (27.27%) F5
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) CCDA
7 3 (27.27%) CCDP
7 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (27.27%) Project Delivery

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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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) MPLS
1 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
3 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) 3G
6 1 (9.09%) 802.11
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (9.09%) RIP
6 1 (9.09%) SDH
6 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Postman
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Public Cloud
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Project Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCDA
3 3 (27.27%) CCDP
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) BC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (9.09%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (9.09%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (9.09%) CCIP
5 1 (9.09%) CCVP
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware NSX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) Iperf
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (9.09%) BT
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) Radware
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds