Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 414 450 544
Rank change year-on-year +36 +94 +9
Contract jobs citing CCIE 124 286 321
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 2.01% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 213 206
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £359 £311 £360
90th Percentile £585 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -9.57% +5.62%

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 8,090 14,201 17,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.35% 21.48% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,247 9,199 10,823
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +2.27%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 564 752
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £25.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +28.83% +12.12%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.00 £12.55
90th Percentile £62.65 £57.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% +25.00% +13.04%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCIE in England.

Daily rate trend for CCIE in England

CCIE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCIE in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CCIE in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCIE in England.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +62 53 £450 +5.88% 10
South West +106 20 £463 -7.50% 4
South East +63 17 £450 - 1
East of England +59 12 £456 +1.39%
Midlands +27 11 £438 -14.13% 2
West Midlands +20 10 £431 -15.44% 1
North of England +69 8 £513 +24.24% 6
Yorkshire +47 4 £525 +32.08%
North West +39 4 £500 +17.65% 2
East Midlands +28 1 £500 +11.11% 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (85.48%) Cisco
3 90 (72.58%) CCNP
4 51 (41.13%) Firewall
5 46 (37.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 45 (36.29%) Security Cleared
7 42 (33.87%) WAN
8 37 (29.84%) LAN
9 36 (29.03%) OSPF
9 36 (29.03%) SC Cleared
9 36 (29.03%) Data Centre
10 34 (27.42%) BGP
11 32 (25.81%) CCNA
12 28 (22.58%) Finance
13 26 (20.97%) MPLS
14 25 (20.16%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (19.35%) F5
15 24 (19.35%) Python
16 20 (16.13%) Migration
16 20 (16.13%) Juniper
16 20 (16.13%) DV Cleared
17 18 (14.52%) Network Design
17 18 (14.52%) Wireless
18 17 (13.71%) EIGRP
18 17 (13.71%) VMware
19 16 (12.90%) Telecoms
19 16 (12.90%) Network Security
20 15 (12.10%) Load Balancing
20 15 (12.10%) ITIL
20 15 (12.10%) DNS

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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 4 (3.23%) CMS
2 2 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Notepad++
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Azure
2 6 (4.84%) AWS
3 3 (2.42%) GCP
4 2 (1.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (1.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (41.13%) Firewall
2 46 (37.10%) Cisco Nexus
3 42 (33.87%) WAN
4 37 (29.84%) LAN
5 36 (29.03%) OSPF
6 34 (27.42%) BGP
7 26 (20.97%) MPLS
8 25 (20.16%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (14.52%) Wireless
10 17 (13.71%) EIGRP
11 16 (12.90%) Network Security
12 15 (12.10%) Cisco ISE
12 15 (12.10%) DNS
13 14 (11.29%) VPN
14 12 (9.68%) Cisco Firepower
14 12 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (8.06%) DHCP
15 10 (8.06%) DMVPN
16 9 (7.26%) VoIP
16 9 (7.26%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 6 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.42%) JIRA
4 2 (1.61%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (22.58%) Finance
2 16 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.45%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.03%) Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Military
7 1 (0.81%) Police
Job Titles
1 48 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 25 (20.16%) Architect
3 21 (16.94%) Network Architect
4 18 (14.52%) Consultant
5 17 (13.71%) Network Consultant
6 13 (10.48%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (7.26%) Senior Network Consultant
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) IP Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Cisco Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.23%) WebRTC
3 3 (2.42%) Web Services
4 2 (1.61%) JSON
4 2 (1.61%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) XMPP
5 1 (0.81%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.23%) Tandem
4 4 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.81%) CCTV
6 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.81%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.81%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) PMI
6 1 (0.81%) SCADA
6 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Linux
2 3 (2.42%) Unix
3 1 (0.81%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.13%) Migration
2 18 (14.52%) Network Design
3 15 (12.10%) ITIL
3 15 (12.10%) Load Balancing
4 14 (11.29%) Network Architecture
5 12 (9.68%) DNA
6 11 (8.87%) Change Management
6 11 (8.87%) Configuration Management
7 10 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (6.45%) Cryptography
9 8 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.45%) Task Automation
10 7 (5.65%) Network Management
11 6 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.35%) Python
2 6 (4.84%) Perl
3 4 (3.23%) C
4 1 (0.81%) Java
4 1 (0.81%) PHP
4 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 124 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (72.58%) CCNP
3 45 (36.29%) Security Cleared
4 36 (29.03%) SC Cleared
5 32 (25.81%) CCNA
6 20 (16.13%) DV Cleared
7 14 (11.29%) CISSP
8 12 (9.68%) Degree
9 10 (8.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 8 (6.45%) CCDA
10 8 (6.45%) CISA
10 8 (6.45%) CISM
11 6 (4.84%) CCDP
11 6 (4.84%) CCIE Service Provider
12 5 (4.03%) CCIE Data Center
12 5 (4.03%) CCIE Security
13 4 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (3.23%) CCSE
13 4 (3.23%) DBS Check
14 3 (2.42%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.84%) VMware NSX
3 5 (4.03%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) Ansible
2 7 (5.65%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.42%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.42%) Nessus
5 2 (1.61%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.81%) Cacti
6 1 (0.81%) Icinga
6 1 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.81%) Kibana
6 1 (0.81%) logstash
6 1 (0.81%) Nagios
6 1 (0.81%) OpenView
6 1 (0.81%) RANCID
6 1 (0.81%) Terraform
6 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (85.48%) Cisco
2 24 (19.35%) F5
3 20 (16.13%) Juniper
4 17 (13.71%) VMware
5 14 (11.29%) CheckPoint
6 13 (10.48%) Palo Alto
7 10 (8.06%) Dell
7 10 (8.06%) Meraki
7 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
8 9 (7.26%) Fortinet
8 9 (7.26%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.26%) Splunk
9 8 (6.45%) Aruba
10 6 (4.84%) Arista
10 6 (4.84%) Citrix
10 6 (4.84%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (4.84%) Nokia
11 5 (4.03%) Huawei
12 4 (3.23%) HP
12 4 (3.23%) Polycom