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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 122 117
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 1.11% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £319 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.93% -8.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £289 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £397 £419
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 - £33.09 -

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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 300 449 439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 17.10% 17.46% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 239 236
Median daily rate £340 £369 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.79% +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 29
Median hourly rate £47.23 £16.46 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +186.89% -43.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £61.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

CCIE
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

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in Scotland

CCIE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in Scotland

CCIE
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 3 months to 24 March 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
Renfrewshire - 7 £319 -
Edinburgh +19 1 £425 -
Glasgow +1 1 £290 -29.26%
CCIE
UK

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
3 12 (85.71%) Wireless
4 11 (78.57%) WAN
4 11 (78.57%) LAN
5 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
5 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
6 9 (64.29%) Riverbed
6 9 (64.29%) F5
6 9 (64.29%) CCSA
6 9 (64.29%) JNCIA
6 9 (64.29%) HP
6 9 (64.29%) Firewall
7 8 (57.14%) Service Management
7 8 (57.14%) Juniper
7 8 (57.14%) ITIL
8 7 (50.00%) CCDP
8 7 (50.00%) CCIP
8 7 (50.00%) ITSM
8 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (50.00%) JNCIE
8 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
8 7 (50.00%) CCSE
8 7 (50.00%) Network Design
8 7 (50.00%) BIG-IP
8 7 (50.00%) Aruba
8 7 (50.00%) Degree
8 7 (50.00%) FortiGate
9 5 (35.71%) Computer Science

CCIE
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Wireless
2 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) WLAN
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.14%) HSRP
6 1 (7.14%) IGMP
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) TACACS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Service Management
2 7 (50.00%) ITSM
2 7 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
3 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) CCSA
4 9 (64.29%) JNCIA
5 7 (50.00%) CCDP
5 7 (50.00%) CCIP
5 7 (50.00%) CCSE
5 7 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (50.00%) JNCIE
6 5 (35.71%) HP ASE
6 5 (35.71%) HP MASE
7 4 (28.57%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) F5
2 9 (64.29%) HP
2 9 (64.29%) Riverbed
3 8 (57.14%) Juniper
4 7 (50.00%) Aruba
4 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds