The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 119 121
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 1.01% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £423 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +2.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £381 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £465 £448
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 East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 454 494 478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.35% 19.92% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 263 229
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 43 57
Median hourly rate £31.50 £46.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.52% +104.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCIE in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk +2 3 £375 +1.35%
Hertfordshire -2 2 £525 +10.52%
Bedfordshire - 2 £413 -
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England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (42.11%) CCNP
6 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
7 6 (31.58%) F5
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (26.32%) Juniper
8 5 (26.32%) MPLS
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) OSPF
9 4 (21.05%) BGP
9 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
9 4 (21.05%) Wireless
9 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
10 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
10 3 (15.79%) Network Design
10 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
10 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
10 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
10 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
10 3 (15.79%) NX-OS
10 3 (15.79%) Telecoms

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (26.32%) MPLS
4 5 (26.32%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) BGP
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) OSPF
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) ATM
6 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
6 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
6 3 (15.79%) NX-OS
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Network Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Check Point Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Migration
1 3 (15.79%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
2 2 (10.53%) CMMI
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
2 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
3 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Presales
3 1 (5.26%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCDE
4 1 (5.26%) CCIP
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) HP APS
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 6 (31.58%) F5
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) Meru Networks
6 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 1 (5.26%) BT
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) Crossbeam
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Interwoven
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Mitel
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia
7 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) Trustwave
7 1 (5.26%) Virgin Media