Period
to 26 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 May 2019 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 > Scotland
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 192 143
Rank change year-on-year +50 -49 +55
Contract jobs citing CCIE 31 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.72% 0.019% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.12% 0.11% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 11
Scotland median daily rate £490 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.19% +7.14% -8.03%
10th Percentile £298 £331 £263
90th Percentile £575 £344 £368
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Scotland median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK median hourly rate £47.00 - £31.85

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 606 876 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.01% 16.75% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 562 344
Scotland median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £208 £200
90th Percentile £600 £500 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 25
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £15.38 £31.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.12% -51.73% -15.07%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.71 £14.84
90th Percentile £44.80 £62.38 £52.10
UK median hourly rate £33.40 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +33.60% -16.67% -7.69%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 May 2019. 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
Edinburgh - 24 £500 -
Glasgow +15 3 £465 +37.78%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £525 -
Aberdeen - 1 £400 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
CCIE
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (80.65%) Cisco
3 22 (70.97%) Firewall
4 16 (51.61%) CCNP
5 14 (45.16%) VPN
6 13 (41.94%) LAN
6 13 (41.94%) WAN
7 12 (38.71%) CCNA
7 12 (38.71%) Network Security
8 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
8 10 (32.26%) Network Segmentation
9 8 (25.81%) MPLS
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (22.58%) Threat Modelling
11 6 (19.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (19.35%) Splunk
11 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
12 5 (16.13%) IP Telephony
12 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (16.13%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (16.13%) Network Design
12 5 (16.13%) Wireless
12 5 (16.13%) BGP
12 5 (16.13%) Juniper
12 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
13 4 (12.90%) CyberArk
13 4 (12.90%) Varonis
13 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) VPN
3 13 (41.94%) LAN
3 13 (41.94%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) Network Security
5 8 (25.81%) MPLS
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (16.13%) BGP
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (16.13%) IP Telephony
7 5 (16.13%) Wireless
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.90%) OSPF
9 3 (9.68%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.45%) CHAP
10 2 (6.45%) PPP
10 2 (6.45%) SSH
10 2 (6.45%) VLAN
11 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Hudson
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) Network Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Network Security Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Security Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Voice Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Migration Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Network Design Architect
8 1 (3.23%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Network Segmentation
2 7 (22.58%) Threat Modelling
3 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
4 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (12.90%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.68%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (51.61%) CCNP
3 12 (38.71%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) CISSP
5 2 (6.45%) CCDP
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIE
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIP
5 2 (6.45%) VCAP
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
3 6 (19.35%) Splunk
4 5 (16.13%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) CyberArk
5 4 (12.90%) Varonis
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 2 (6.45%) F5
7 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds