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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 592 543 411
Rank change year-on-year -49 -132 +106
Contract jobs citing CCIE 176 120 163
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 1.13% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 73 118
10th Percentile £413 £363 £359
25th Percentile £474 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £490
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -3.06% +2.08%
75th Percentile £581 £575 £577
90th Percentile £698 £700 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £483
% change year-on-year +7.25% +1.45% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £61.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate - £62.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year - +37.78% -
75th Percentile - £63.00 £47.50
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate - £62.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +37.78% -

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 14,527 10,609 8,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.16% 20.12% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,812 6,801 5,842
10th Percentile £345 £306 £300
25th Percentile £429 £400 £398
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 542 310
10th Percentile £13.55 £13.25 £15.00
25th Percentile £19.06 £17.32 £18.00
Median hourly rate £41.62 £33.25 £27.75
Median % change year-on-year +25.17% +19.84% -15.28%
75th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £48.17
90th Percentile £70.00 £63.75 £59.78
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £32.25 £30.03
% change year-on-year +37.98% +7.41% -10.10%

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCIE in England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -62 84 £550 +17.02% 23
South East -18 37 £510 +1.90% 4
North of England -43 16 £550 - 4
Midlands -31 12 £481 +6.94% 6
North West -27 10 £525 -4.55% 3
East Midlands 0 7 £440 +17.33% 1
North East -6 6 £550 - 1
East of England -21 6 £550 -2.22% 3
South West -13 5 £450 +5.88% 1
West Midlands -41 5 £588 +30.56% 4
Yorkshire -37 2 £550 +8.91%
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UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (80.11%) Cisco
3 112 (63.64%) CCNP
4 92 (52.27%) Firewall
5 78 (44.32%) BGP
5 78 (44.32%) WAN
6 72 (40.91%) LAN
7 63 (35.80%) OSPF
8 55 (31.25%) SD-WAN
9 54 (30.68%) MPLS
10 50 (28.41%) VPN
11 47 (26.70%) Network Security
11 47 (26.70%) Palo Alto
12 43 (24.43%) Data Centre
12 43 (24.43%) F5
12 43 (24.43%) Wireless
13 40 (22.73%) Juniper
14 36 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (19.89%) Wi-Fi
16 34 (19.32%) CheckPoint
17 32 (18.18%) Azure
18 31 (17.61%) Cisco Nexus
19 30 (17.05%) Network Design
20 29 (16.48%) AWS
20 29 (16.48%) TCP/IP
21 26 (14.77%) IPsec
21 26 (14.77%) Aruba
21 26 (14.77%) Meraki
22 23 (13.07%) Cisco Firepower
22 23 (13.07%) Finance

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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 6 (3.41%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.18%) Azure
2 29 (16.48%) AWS
3 14 (7.95%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (3.98%) IaaS
5 6 (3.41%) GCP
5 6 (3.41%) PaaS
6 5 (2.84%) AWS Direct Connect
6 5 (2.84%) SaaS
7 2 (1.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.57%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 92 (52.27%) Firewall
2 78 (44.32%) BGP
2 78 (44.32%) WAN
3 72 (40.91%) LAN
4 63 (35.80%) OSPF
5 55 (31.25%) SD-WAN
6 54 (30.68%) MPLS
7 50 (28.41%) VPN
8 47 (26.70%) Network Security
9 43 (24.43%) Wireless
10 36 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (19.89%) Wi-Fi
12 31 (17.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 29 (16.48%) TCP/IP
14 26 (14.77%) IPsec
15 23 (13.07%) Cisco Firepower
16 21 (11.93%) DNS
17 18 (10.23%) EIGRP
17 18 (10.23%) Internet
17 18 (10.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (13.07%) Finance
2 22 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 19 (10.80%) Social Skills
4 16 (9.09%) Public Sector
5 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.55%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (3.41%) Banking
7 4 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (1.70%) Automotive
8 3 (1.70%) Electronics
8 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.70%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Aeronautics
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Military
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 35 (19.89%) Architect
3 27 (15.34%) Consultant
4 18 (10.23%) Network Consultant
5 17 (9.66%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (8.52%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (7.95%) Network Architect
8 8 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Juniper Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (3.41%) Core Network Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Security Architect
10 6 (3.41%) Security Consultant
11 5 (2.84%) Design Engineer
11 5 (2.84%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (2.84%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.27%) OAuth
2 4 (2.27%) OAuth2
3 2 (1.14%) XMPP
4 1 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) JSON
4 1 (0.57%) REST
4 1 (0.57%) SAML
4 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.98%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.41%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.41%) IoT
4 6 (3.41%) PKI
5 5 (2.84%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.70%) Clustering
7 2 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.14%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (1.14%) Replication
7 2 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.55%) Linux
2 6 (3.41%) Unix
3 5 (2.84%) Windows
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) CentOS
5 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.05%) Network Design
2 20 (11.36%) ITIL
3 19 (10.80%) Load Balancing
4 17 (9.66%) Migration
5 16 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (8.52%) Change Management
6 15 (8.52%) Network Architecture
7 13 (7.39%) Network Segmentation
7 13 (7.39%) Project Delivery
8 12 (6.82%) Project Management
9 9 (5.11%) TOGAF
10 8 (4.55%) Network Management
10 8 (4.55%) Operational Stability
11 7 (3.98%) Knowledge Transfer
11 7 (3.98%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.98%) Security Architecture
12 6 (3.41%) Business Continuity
12 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
12 6 (3.41%) Data Protection
12 6 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.93%) Python
2 6 (3.41%) Perl
3 3 (1.70%) Bash
3 3 (1.70%) C
4 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) PHP
5 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 176 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (63.64%) CCNP
3 23 (13.07%) CCDP
3 23 (13.07%) CCNA
4 21 (11.93%) Security Cleared
5 18 (10.23%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.95%) Degree
7 12 (6.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 9 (5.11%) CCIE Security
8 9 (5.11%) CCIE Service Provider
8 9 (5.11%) CCIP
8 9 (5.11%) MCSE
8 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (4.55%) JNCIE
9 8 (4.55%) JNCIP
10 7 (3.98%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (3.41%) JNCIA
11 6 (3.41%) JNCIS
12 5 (2.84%) CCSE
12 5 (2.84%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.98%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.84%) Docker
3 5 (2.84%) vCloud
4 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (2.27%) vSphere
5 3 (1.70%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (9.09%) Ansible
2 9 (5.11%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.41%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.41%) Nagios
3 6 (3.41%) Terraform
4 4 (2.27%) Cacti
4 4 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) Puppet
6 1 (0.57%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 141 (80.11%) Cisco
2 47 (26.70%) Palo Alto
3 43 (24.43%) F5
4 40 (22.73%) Juniper
5 34 (19.32%) CheckPoint
6 26 (14.77%) Aruba
6 26 (14.77%) Meraki
7 21 (11.93%) VMware
8 20 (11.36%) Fortinet
9 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
10 14 (7.95%) Nokia
11 12 (6.82%) Zscaler
12 11 (6.25%) HP
13 10 (5.68%) Huawei
13 10 (5.68%) SolarWinds
14 8 (4.55%) Arista
14 8 (4.55%) Blue Coat
15 7 (3.98%) Infoblox
16 6 (3.41%) Nortel
16 6 (3.41%) Riverbed