The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.67% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 2.91% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £550 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 125 172 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 21.63% 22.96% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 71 64
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 19
Median hourly rate £17.77 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.34% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £14.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £38.00 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £550 -
CCIE
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) ATM
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
5 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) 3G
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) 2G
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Fortinet

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Check Point Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IP Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Crossbeam
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia