Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 234 231
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3 -9
Contract jobs citing CCIE 17 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 2.24% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 20
City of London median daily rate £475 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% - -11.90%
10th Percentile £300 £369 £327
90th Percentile £570 £549 £569
Central London median daily rate £465 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -2.11% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London 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 846 939 1,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.48% 13.53% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 666 719
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.52% +10.56%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £300
90th Percentile £693 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 45 26
City of London median hourly rate £22.93 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.62% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.40 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.25 £25.50 £29.64
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.32% -1.58% -

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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 18 November 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 18 November 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) LAN
3 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 12 (70.59%) VPN
4 10 (58.82%) MPLS
4 10 (58.82%) OSPF
4 10 (58.82%) BGP
4 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 10 (58.82%) Firewall
5 8 (47.06%) Network Design
5 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
6 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 7 (41.18%) Project Management
6 7 (41.18%) F5
7 6 (35.29%) CCNA
7 6 (35.29%) WLAN
7 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
7 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
8 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) VoIP
8 5 (29.41%) CCDA
8 5 (29.41%) CCDP
8 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
9 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
9 4 (23.53%) Technical Leadership
9 4 (23.53%) 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (11.76%) AWS
4 1 (5.88%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) LAN
1 12 (70.59%) VPN
1 12 (70.59%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) BGP
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) MPLS
2 10 (58.82%) OSPF
3 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
4 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
5 6 (35.29%) WLAN
6 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (29.41%) VoIP
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
7 4 (23.53%) Internet
7 4 (23.53%) IPsec
8 3 (17.65%) DHCP
8 3 (17.65%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) IP Design Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Public Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Network Design
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
4 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Network Management
5 4 (23.53%) Project Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (17.65%) High Availability
6 3 (17.65%) Product Roadmap
7 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) CCDA
4 5 (29.41%) CCDP
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) BC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (5.88%) CCIP
8 1 (5.88%) CCSA
8 1 (5.88%) CCSP
8 1 (5.88%) CCVP
8 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
8 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
8 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Iperf
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (11.76%) CA
5 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.76%) Radware
5 2 (11.76%) Remedy
5 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Meraki
6 1 (5.88%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.88%) VMware