Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 452 570 534
Rank change year-on-year +118 -36 -58
Contract jobs citing CCIE 330 305 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 1.72% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 183 221
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £311 £350 £325
90th Percentile £610 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £453 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +0.56% - +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £55.00
10th Percentile £37.50 - £44.20
90th Percentile £50.50 - £60.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £49.00

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,617 17,738 17,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.42% 18.78% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,627 10,508 10,842
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £231
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 849 815
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -0.48% -1.49%
10th Percentile £14.54 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.05 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.06 £26.25
% change year-on-year +39.66% -4.53% +0.96%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in England

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Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +32 125 £450 -5.26% 27
South East +86 101 £450 +9.09% 12
Midlands +74 45 £510 +25.54% 14
North of England +46 39 £425 -5.56% 5
West Midlands +52 34 £510 +23.64% 13
North West +20 33 £460 +2.22% 3
East Midlands +32 11 £450 +28.57% 1
East of England +31 9 £450 +5.88% 3
South West -11 9 £500 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire +30 5 £350 -17.65% 1
North East +21 2 £300 -36.84% 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 330 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 268 (81.21%) Cisco
3 210 (63.64%) CCNP
4 147 (44.55%) Firewall
5 124 (37.58%) WAN
6 121 (36.67%) LAN
7 107 (32.42%) BGP
8 99 (30.00%) Data Centre
9 80 (24.24%) Wireless
10 79 (23.94%) CCNA
11 77 (23.33%) Network Security
12 74 (22.42%) OSPF
13 72 (21.82%) MPLS
14 71 (21.52%) Network Design
15 70 (21.21%) VPN
16 69 (20.91%) Telecoms
16 69 (20.91%) F5
17 68 (20.61%) Cisco Nexus
18 67 (20.30%) Security Cleared
19 60 (18.18%) CheckPoint
20 58 (17.58%) Juniper
21 57 (17.27%) SC Cleared
22 55 (16.67%) Load Balancing
22 55 (16.67%) Migration
23 50 (15.15%) CCDP
24 47 (14.24%) Cisco ASA
25 46 (13.94%) Network Architecture
26 45 (13.64%) TCP/IP
27 42 (12.73%) Finance
28 41 (12.42%) EIGRP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (2.73%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.42%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.21%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.27%) Azure
2 20 (6.06%) AWS
3 13 (3.94%) SaaS
4 7 (2.12%) IaaS
5 5 (1.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.30%) Akamai
6 1 (0.30%) GCP
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (44.55%) Firewall
2 124 (37.58%) WAN
3 121 (36.67%) LAN
4 107 (32.42%) BGP
5 80 (24.24%) Wireless
6 77 (23.33%) Network Security
7 74 (22.42%) OSPF
8 72 (21.82%) MPLS
9 70 (21.21%) VPN
10 68 (20.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 47 (14.24%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (13.64%) TCP/IP
13 41 (12.42%) EIGRP
14 39 (11.82%) DNS
15 32 (9.70%) Internet
15 32 (9.70%) Multicast
15 32 (9.70%) VoIP
16 31 (9.39%) DHCP
16 31 (9.39%) WLAN
17 29 (8.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.52%) Big Data
1 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (1.21%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.21%) MySQL
3 2 (0.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (3.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.30%) Hudson
3 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 69 (20.91%) Telecoms
2 42 (12.73%) Finance
3 9 (2.73%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.42%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.42%) Marketing
5 4 (1.21%) Banking
5 4 (1.21%) Electronics
6 3 (0.91%) Legal
6 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.91%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) French Language
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 162 (49.09%) Network Engineer
2 104 (31.52%) Architect
3 80 (24.24%) Network Architect
4 33 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 32 (9.70%) Design Engineer
6 30 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 27 (8.18%) Network Design Engineer
8 25 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
9 23 (6.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 22 (6.67%) Consultant
11 21 (6.36%) Security Engineer
12 19 (5.76%) Security Architect
13 17 (5.15%) Cisco Architect
14 16 (4.85%) Network Security Engineer
15 15 (4.55%) Cisco Network Architect
15 15 (4.55%) Designer
15 15 (4.55%) Network Security Architect
16 11 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
16 11 (3.33%) Network Consultant
17 9 (2.73%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.76%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.42%) .NET
3 7 (2.12%) JSON
3 7 (2.12%) XML
4 6 (1.82%) YAML
5 2 (0.61%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.61%) XMPP
6 1 (0.30%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) HTML
6 1 (0.30%) Jinja
6 1 (0.30%) Middleware
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.30%) REST
6 1 (0.30%) SOAP
6 1 (0.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 99 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.64%) Public Cloud
3 11 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.12%) PKI
6 6 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.52%) PMI
7 5 (1.52%) User Experience
7 5 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.21%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.21%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.91%) IPTV
9 3 (0.91%) MPEG
9 3 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.61%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.61%) Life Science
10 2 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.67%) Linux
2 21 (6.36%) Unix
3 19 (5.76%) Windows
4 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.21%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.91%) VMS
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.52%) Network Design
2 55 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 55 (16.67%) Migration
3 46 (13.94%) Network Architecture
4 27 (8.18%) Project Delivery
5 26 (7.88%) TOGAF
6 25 (7.58%) Project Management
7 23 (6.97%) ITIL
8 22 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 21 (6.36%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (4.55%) Network Management
11 14 (4.24%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (3.94%) Technical Leadership
13 12 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (3.33%) Computer Science
14 11 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 11 (3.33%) Mentoring
14 11 (3.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.67%) Python
2 14 (4.24%) SQL
3 13 (3.94%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.52%) Perl
4 5 (1.52%) Prolog
5 2 (0.61%) C
6 1 (0.30%) Java
6 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 330 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 210 (63.64%) CCNP
3 79 (23.94%) CCNA
4 67 (20.30%) Security Cleared
5 57 (17.27%) SC Cleared
6 50 (15.15%) CCDP
7 26 (7.88%) CISSP
8 21 (6.36%) Degree
9 19 (5.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 19 (5.76%) JNCIE
10 18 (5.45%) TOGAF Certification
11 17 (5.15%) CCDA
12 16 (4.85%) CCIE Data Center
13 14 (4.24%) DV Cleared
14 13 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (3.33%) MCSE
16 10 (3.03%) CCIE Security
17 9 (2.73%) CCIE Service Provider
18 8 (2.42%) JNCIP
19 7 (2.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.33%) GDPR
3 10 (3.03%) NIST
4 8 (2.42%) SLA
5 6 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.91%) QA
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.12%) VMware NSX
3 5 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.21%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.61%) Docker
5 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (5.15%) Ansible
2 15 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (2.12%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.82%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.52%) OPNET
7 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.91%) Puppet
7 3 (0.91%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco CME
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco LMS
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.61%) Iperf
8 2 (0.61%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.61%) Netcool
8 2 (0.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (0.61%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 268 (81.21%) Cisco
2 69 (20.91%) F5
3 60 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 58 (17.58%) Juniper
5 41 (12.42%) Palo Alto
6 35 (10.61%) Fortinet
7 32 (9.70%) Microsoft
8 29 (8.79%) VMware
9 27 (8.18%) Aruba
10 24 (7.27%) SolarWinds
11 20 (6.06%) Citrix
12 18 (5.45%) Meraki
12 18 (5.45%) Riverbed
13 17 (5.15%) HP
14 13 (3.94%) Blue Coat
15 12 (3.64%) Nokia
16 9 (2.73%) BMC
17 8 (2.42%) Oracle
18 7 (2.12%) Infoblox
18 7 (2.12%) McAfee