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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
London / City of London
Rank 149 154 162
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 5 4 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.12% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.17% 0.82% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 28
Median daily rate £425 £388 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +5.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.99 -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 428 490 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.30% 14.73% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 350 630
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.89 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.04% -2.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.37 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CCIE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in the City of London

CCIE
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

CCIE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCIE in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in the City of London

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) ICMP
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) SNMP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) CCDE
5 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP

CCIE
Top Related 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 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) ICMP
4 2 (18.18%) Multicast
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) SNMP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Network Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCDE
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) NICE Systems
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto