Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 238 219
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 -11
Contract jobs citing CCIE 30 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 1.92% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 10
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £316 £368 £393
90th Percentile £623 £538 £590
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.15%
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 953 989 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.98% 13.93% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 715 616
City of London median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £268
90th Percentile £675 £686 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £17.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% +17.04% -14.56%
10th Percentile £12.40 £15.00 £13.13
90th Percentile £33.70 £44.35 £20.88
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.02 £17.69
% change year-on-year -15.06% +24.43% -13.70%

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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 February 2019.

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 February 2019, 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco
3 20 (66.67%) Firewall
4 18 (60.00%) CCNP
4 18 (60.00%) WAN
5 17 (56.67%) BGP
6 16 (53.33%) OSPF
6 16 (53.33%) VPN
6 16 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (43.33%) MPLS
7 13 (43.33%) Wireless
8 12 (40.00%) Finance
8 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 10 (33.33%) Internet
9 10 (33.33%) ITIL
9 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (30.00%) DHCP
10 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
11 8 (26.67%) VoIP
11 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
11 8 (26.67%) LAN
11 8 (26.67%) DNS
11 8 (26.67%) CCDP
11 8 (26.67%) EIGRP
11 8 (26.67%) Network Security
12 7 (23.33%) F5
12 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
12 7 (23.33%) IPsec
13 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
13 6 (20.00%) Change Management

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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 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) WAN
3 17 (56.67%) BGP
4 16 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (53.33%) OSPF
4 16 (53.33%) VPN
5 13 (43.33%) MPLS
5 13 (43.33%) Wireless
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (33.33%) Internet
7 9 (30.00%) DHCP
8 8 (26.67%) DNS
8 8 (26.67%) EIGRP
8 8 (26.67%) LAN
8 8 (26.67%) Network Security
8 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (26.67%) VoIP
9 7 (23.33%) IPsec
10 6 (20.00%) SSL
11 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Architect
5 2 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Security Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) OSS Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) JSON
1 2 (6.67%) Regular Expression
1 2 (6.67%) YAML
2 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.33%) Tandem
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Change Management
2 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Content Management
4 4 (13.33%) Dependency Management
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Network Management
4 4 (13.33%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Web Filtering
5 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (60.00%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) CCDP
4 6 (20.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 6 (20.00%) CCNA
5 4 (13.33%) BC Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (13.33%) CCDA
5 4 (13.33%) CCDE
5 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) CCIE Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) CCSP
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (3.33%) CCMSE
7 1 (3.33%) CCSE
7 1 (3.33%) CISSP
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CME
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) Kibana
2 1 (3.33%) logstash
2 1 (3.33%) RANCID
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (23.33%) F5
4 4 (13.33%) ArcSight
4 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 4 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.00%) Arista
5 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (10.00%) Splunk
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) Meraki
7 1 (3.33%) Amdocs
7 1 (3.33%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) Cramer
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) NetCracker
7 1 (3.33%) Radware
7 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow