Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 173 121 189
Rank change year-on-year -52 +68 +42
Contract jobs citing CCIE 14 7 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% 1.79% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 7
10th Percentile £379 £345 £318
25th Percentile £500 £403 £407
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% -9.09% +15.18%
75th Percentile £580 £550 £616
90th Percentile £600 £580 £728
Central London median daily rate £515 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +3.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 594 390 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.06% 18.77% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 269 601
10th Percentile £360 £211 £289
25th Percentile £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £630 £588 £613
90th Percentile £700 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £493 £500
% change year-on-year +11.68% -1.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 12
10th Percentile £23.98 £18.10 £11.77
25th Percentile £37.56 £22.13 £19.86
Median hourly rate £47.00 £27.00 £24.12
Median % change year-on-year +74.07% +11.94% +28.98%
75th Percentile £59.25 £41.25 £52.25
90th Percentile £64.85 £46.00 £52.93
Central London median hourly rate £47.00 £27.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +74.07% +17.75% +22.62%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CCIE as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCIE in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for CCIE in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCIE in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for CCIE in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCIE in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for CCIE in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) CCNP
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) BGP
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) F5
5 5 (35.71%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) Network Design
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
6 4 (28.57%) OSPF
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) Ansible
7 3 (21.43%) VMware NSX
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
7 3 (21.43%) SNMP
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure

CCIE
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 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) AWS
1 2 (14.29%) OpenShift
2 1 (7.14%) Azure
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) BGP
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) SNMP
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) SD-WAN
6 2 (14.29%) TACACS
6 2 (14.29%) VSAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAAS
7 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Native
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Network Design
1 5 (35.71%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Presales
3 2 (14.29%) Use Case
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow Development
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Bash
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) VMware NSX
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) vCloud
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) vRealize
3 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 3 (21.43%) Infoblox
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.14%) AlgoSec
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow