The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 51 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 8 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.39% 2.05% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.30% 6.29% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Median daily rate £300 £381 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.31% +4.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £481 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £49.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year -34.94% +22.97%  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 151 286 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 26.17% 32.61% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 165 102
Median daily rate £450 £390 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in Reading

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) CCNP
3 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
4 11 (57.89%) Migration
5 9 (47.37%) CCIP
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (42.11%) Network Design
6 8 (42.11%) Unified Communications
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco UCCE
6 8 (42.11%) CCNA
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (36.84%) VoIP
7 7 (36.84%) OSPF
7 7 (36.84%) BGP
8 6 (31.58%) IPv6
8 6 (31.58%) MPLS
8 6 (31.58%) Firewall
8 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (31.58%) VPN
8 6 (31.58%) Huawei
8 6 (31.58%) Marketing
8 6 (31.58%) Multicast
8 6 (31.58%) Presales
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
11 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization

CCIE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Unified Communications
2 7 (36.84%) BGP
2 7 (36.84%) OSPF
2 7 (36.84%) VoIP
3 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 6 (31.58%) IPv6
3 6 (31.58%) MPLS
3 6 (31.58%) Multicast
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.53%) CTI
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) IOS XR
5 1 (5.26%) PBX
5 1 (5.26%) PSTN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
General
1 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 6 (31.58%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) IP Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Design Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.53%) IVR
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Migration
2 8 (42.11%) Network Design
3 6 (31.58%) Presales
4 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.26%) Adaptive Security
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) CCNP
3 9 (47.37%) CCIP
4 8 (42.11%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE Data Center
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Huawei
3 1 (5.26%) Ensim
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) VMware