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 3 months to 24 April 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)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 480 449
Rank change year-on-year +99 -31  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 203 160 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 1.47% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 77 87
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £336 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +0.60% -3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £49.60 £16.99 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.90% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £16.99 -
% change year-on-year +189.52% -  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8651 10871 10168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.26% 21.12% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5397 6934 5848
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.31% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 351 482
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.61% +15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £48.20 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.53% +44.44%  

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in England over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

CCIE
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 3 months to 24 April 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
London +59 102 £494 +9.72% 17
South East +38 61 £425 -5.55% 9
North West +40 10 £500 +31.57% 5
Yorkshire +32 9 £438 +9.37%
North East +16 8 £385 -
East of England +5 6 £388 -3.12% 1
West Midlands +21 4 £363 -3.33%
East Midlands -11 2 - -
South West -2 1 £530 +6.00%
CCIE
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 England region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 389 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 339 (87.15%) Cisco
3 241 (61.95%) CCNP
4 217 (55.78%) Firewall
5 162 (41.65%) WAN
6 152 (39.07%) LAN
7 137 (35.22%) CheckPoint
8 130 (33.42%) Wireless
9 124 (31.88%) Juniper
10 105 (26.99%) Security Cleared
11 96 (24.68%) CCNA
12 95 (24.42%) F5
13 91 (23.39%) SC Cleared
13 91 (23.39%) Network Design
14 89 (22.88%) ITIL
15 85 (21.85%) CCDP
16 83 (21.34%) Data Centre
17 80 (20.57%) MPLS
18 74 (19.02%) Telecoms
19 73 (18.77%) Cisco Nexus
20 72 (18.51%) JNCIE
21 68 (17.48%) Network Security
21 68 (17.48%) VPN
22 64 (16.45%) FortiGate
23 63 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
23 63 (16.20%) Finance
24 62 (15.94%) Fortinet
25 57 (14.65%) Riverbed
25 57 (14.65%) Service Management
25 57 (14.65%) BGP

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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 (2.31%) Skype for Business
2 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.03%) Apache
3 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.03%) IIS
3 4 (1.03%) JBoss
3 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.03%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.37%) Office 365
3 13 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.03%) IaaS
4 4 (1.03%) PaaS
4 4 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 217 (55.78%) Firewall
2 162 (41.65%) WAN
3 152 (39.07%) LAN
4 130 (33.42%) Wireless
5 80 (20.57%) MPLS
6 73 (18.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 68 (17.48%) Network Security
7 68 (17.48%) VPN
8 63 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
9 57 (14.65%) BGP
10 51 (13.11%) VoIP
11 50 (12.85%) OSPF
12 47 (12.08%) BIG-IP
13 46 (11.83%) VLAN
14 34 (8.74%) TCP/IP
14 34 (8.74%) Unified Communications
15 31 (7.97%) WLAN
16 29 (7.46%) Cisco Wireless
17 27 (6.94%) DHCP
18 25 (6.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (2.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (19.02%) Telecoms
2 63 (16.20%) Finance
3 30 (7.71%) Banking
4 11 (2.83%) Military
5 5 (1.29%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.29%) Retail
6 4 (1.03%) Back Office
6 4 (1.03%) Electronics
6 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.03%) Marketing
7 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 178 (45.76%) Network Engineer
2 88 (22.62%) Architect
3 62 (15.94%) Network Architect
4 48 (12.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 35 (9.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 35 (9.00%) Consultant
6 30 (7.71%) Design Engineer
7 29 (7.46%) Security Engineer
8 27 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
9 24 (6.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 21 (5.40%) Cisco Architect
10 21 (5.40%) Network Consultant
11 15 (3.86%) Cisco Network Architect
11 15 (3.86%) Network Design Engineer
12 14 (3.60%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 12 (3.08%) Technical Architect
14 11 (2.83%) Juniper Engineer
14 11 (2.83%) LAN Engineer
15 10 (2.57%) Cisco Consultant
16 9 (2.31%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.68%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.29%) XMPP
3 4 (1.03%) Middleware
4 2 (0.51%) COM
4 2 (0.51%) CSS
5 1 (0.26%) .NET
5 1 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.26%) Kafka
5 1 (0.26%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 83 (21.34%) Data Centre
2 36 (9.25%) Computer Science
3 28 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.31%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.80%) BYOD
8 7 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.80%) PKI
9 6 (1.54%) BBC
9 6 (1.54%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.29%) Clustering
11 4 (1.03%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.03%) Replication
11 4 (1.03%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.51%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.51%) iPad
12 2 (0.51%) IVR
12 2 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.54%) Windows
2 18 (4.63%) Unix
2 18 (4.63%) Windows 10
3 17 (4.37%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.08%) Linux
5 11 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.03%) SUSE
8 4 (1.03%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.77%) FreeBSD
9 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.51%) Android
10 2 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (23.39%) Network Design
2 89 (22.88%) ITIL
3 57 (14.65%) Service Management
4 42 (10.80%) ITSM
5 38 (9.77%) Migration
6 28 (7.20%) Load Balancing
7 25 (6.43%) Network Management
8 22 (5.66%) Network Architecture
9 20 (5.14%) High Availability
9 20 (5.14%) Project Management
10 18 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (4.11%) Change Management
12 14 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (3.60%) Service Delivery
13 11 (2.83%) Mentoring
14 10 (2.57%) People Management
14 10 (2.57%) SOA
14 10 (2.57%) TOGAF
15 9 (2.31%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (2.06%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.57%) SQL
2 8 (2.06%) Python
3 5 (1.29%) Java
4 4 (1.03%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.77%) Perl
6 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 389 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 241 (61.95%) CCNP
3 105 (26.99%) Security Cleared
4 96 (24.68%) CCNA
5 91 (23.39%) SC Cleared
6 85 (21.85%) CCDP
7 72 (18.51%) JNCIE
8 53 (13.62%) CCIP
9 51 (13.11%) CCSA
10 50 (12.85%) CCSE
11 48 (12.34%) JNCIA
12 45 (11.57%) Degree
13 34 (8.74%) HP ASE
13 34 (8.74%) HP MASE
14 18 (4.63%) JNCIP
14 18 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (4.37%) CISSP
16 14 (3.60%) MCSE
17 12 (3.08%) CCSP
18 10 (2.57%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.31%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (5.40%) Hyper-V
2 15 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.08%) vSphere
4 4 (1.03%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.77%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.26%) Docker
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 64 (16.45%) FortiGate
2 28 (7.20%) Cisco Prime
3 27 (6.94%) Cisco CUCM
4 20 (5.14%) Cisco UCCX
5 19 (4.88%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.29%) Puppet
6 5 (1.29%) Stealthwatch
7 4 (1.03%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.03%) Cisco CME
7 4 (1.03%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.77%) Cacti
8 3 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.77%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.51%) Nagios
9 2 (0.51%) Nessus
9 2 (0.51%) OpenView
9 2 (0.51%) QRadar
9 2 (0.51%) TrustSec
9 2 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 339 (87.15%) Cisco
2 137 (35.22%) CheckPoint
3 124 (31.88%) Juniper
4 95 (24.42%) F5
5 62 (15.94%) Fortinet
6 57 (14.65%) Riverbed
7 56 (14.40%) Palo Alto
8 50 (12.85%) HP
9 46 (11.83%) Aruba
10 35 (9.00%) Microsoft
11 31 (7.97%) VMware
12 26 (6.68%) Blue Coat
13 24 (6.17%) Citrix
14 14 (3.60%) SolarWinds
15 12 (3.08%) Nokia
16 11 (2.83%) TippingPoint
17 7 (1.80%) EMC
17 7 (1.80%) FireEye
17 7 (1.80%) Oracle
17 7 (1.80%) Virgin Media
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