Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 195 239
Rank change year-on-year +83 +44 -22
Contract jobs citing CCIE 8 31 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 3.60% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 15
Median daily rate £550 £469 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +21.75% -14.44%
10th Percentile £384 £300 £353
90th Percentile £618 £576 £494
Central London median daily rate £550 £459 £385
% change year-on-year +19.89% +19.16% -14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 351 860 958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.74% 13.95% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 644 664
Median daily rate £525 £500 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.36% +1.84%
10th Percentile £306 £302 £263
90th Percentile £649 £688 £679
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 54
Median hourly rate £38.00 £18.72 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.05% +0.08% +3.31%
10th Percentile £16.78 £10.50 £13.08
90th Percentile £46.53 £51.68 £25.50
Median hourly rate £36.50 £19.47 £18.70
% change year-on-year +87.52% +4.09% +0.01%

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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 22 September 2020.

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 22 September 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (25.00%) TrustSec
5 2 (25.00%) VXLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS

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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 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) BGP
1 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) SSH
4 2 (25.00%) VXLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Tandem
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) DNA
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Lisp
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (25.00%) TrustSec
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Polycom
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) Sun