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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 72 65
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 11 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.67% 0.59% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.47% 2.08% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £413 £450 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -6.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £471
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -9.85% +4.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.99 -

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 170 288 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.88% 28.49% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 145 172
Median daily rate £413 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.55 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +65.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.33 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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

CCIE
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 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 March 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (91.11%) Cisco
3 37 (82.22%) CCNP
4 33 (73.33%) CCNA
5 23 (51.11%) Unified Communications
6 19 (42.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 19 (42.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 19 (42.22%) Cisco UCCE
6 19 (42.22%) VoIP
7 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
7 16 (35.56%) Migration
8 15 (33.33%) Juniper
9 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 10 (22.22%) Network Design
9 10 (22.22%) Huawei
10 9 (20.00%) Wireshark
10 9 (20.00%) Nokia Networks
10 9 (20.00%) 4G
10 9 (20.00%) 2G
10 9 (20.00%) Back Office
10 9 (20.00%) ITIL
10 9 (20.00%) Ericsson
10 9 (20.00%) Nokia
10 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (20.00%) 3G
11 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
12 5 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (11.11%) Virtual Team
12 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 5 (11.11%) High Availability

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 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) Unified Communications
2 19 (42.22%) VoIP
3 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 9 (20.00%) 2G
4 9 (20.00%) 3G
4 9 (20.00%) 4G
4 9 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (8.89%) CTI
6 3 (6.67%) Firewall
7 2 (4.44%) Network Security
7 2 (4.44%) PBX
7 2 (4.44%) PSTN
7 2 (4.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.22%) BGP
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.22%) IPv6
8 1 (2.22%) MPLS
8 1 (2.22%) OSPF
8 1 (2.22%) SNMP
8 1 (2.22%) Wireless
General
1 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Design Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Designer
8 1 (2.22%) IP Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.89%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Migration
2 10 (22.22%) Network Design
3 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (11.11%) High Availability
4 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.22%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (2.22%) Presales
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (82.22%) CCNP
3 33 (73.33%) CCNA
4 2 (4.44%) CCIP
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (2.22%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco CUCM
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco UCCE
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco CME
2 1 (2.22%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (2.22%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) Juniper
3 10 (22.22%) Huawei
4 9 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 9 (20.00%) Nokia
4 9 (20.00%) Nokia Networks
5 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.89%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Lancope
7 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.22%) Splunk