The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England / South East
Rank 184 219 222
Rank change year-on-year +35 +3  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 69 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.12% 1.81% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 19
Median daily rate £425 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.81% +0.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £318 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  
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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2210 2537 2716
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.36% 27.51% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1563 1395
Median daily rate £409 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 107 110
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.45 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in the South East

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in the South East

CCIE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in the South East

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire +13 19 £410 -7.86%
Berkshire +32 17 £431 -4.16% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 17 £525 +31.25% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £475 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £388 -
Surrey +2 2 £500 -4.76% 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 £335 -
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 142 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (83.80%) Cisco
3 90 (63.38%) CCNP
4 55 (38.73%) Firewall
5 52 (36.62%) Juniper
5 52 (36.62%) Security Cleared
6 50 (35.21%) SC Cleared
7 45 (31.69%) LAN
8 41 (28.87%) CCNA
9 40 (28.17%) WAN
10 39 (27.46%) Telecoms
11 37 (26.06%) Network Design
12 36 (25.35%) ITIL
12 36 (25.35%) CheckPoint
13 31 (21.83%) Unified Communications
14 29 (20.42%) VoIP
15 27 (19.01%) Data Centre
16 26 (18.31%) F5
16 26 (18.31%) Wireless
17 25 (17.61%) Cisco CUCM
18 24 (16.90%) CCDP
19 23 (16.20%) Service Management
19 23 (16.20%) Cisco UCCX
19 23 (16.20%) Cisco UCCE
20 22 (15.49%) Riverbed
20 22 (15.49%) CCIP
20 22 (15.49%) Windows
21 20 (14.08%) Migration
21 20 (14.08%) CCSE
22 19 (13.38%) CCSA

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.82%) JBoss
1 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.82%) Skype for Business
1 4 (2.82%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (38.73%) Firewall
2 45 (31.69%) LAN
3 40 (28.17%) WAN
4 31 (21.83%) Unified Communications
5 29 (20.42%) VoIP
6 26 (18.31%) Wireless
7 16 (11.27%) BIG-IP
7 16 (11.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (11.27%) MPLS
7 16 (11.27%) VLAN
8 14 (9.86%) Network Security
9 13 (9.15%) DHCP
10 12 (8.45%) BGP
10 12 (8.45%) TCP/IP
11 10 (7.04%) 2G
11 10 (7.04%) 3G
11 10 (7.04%) 4G
11 10 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (7.04%) VPN
12 9 (6.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) Big Data
General
1 39 (27.46%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.34%) Back Office
2 9 (6.34%) Finance
3 3 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (1.41%) Banking
4 2 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (37.32%) Network Engineer
2 25 (17.61%) Design Engineer
3 24 (16.90%) Architect
4 19 (13.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (11.27%) Consultant
5 16 (11.27%) Network Architect
6 11 (7.75%) Security Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Network Design Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Network Consultant
11 6 (4.23%) Cisco Architect
12 5 (3.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) VoIP Engineer
13 4 (2.82%) Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 4 (2.82%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.93%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.82%) IVR
5 4 (2.82%) PKI
5 4 (2.82%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.82%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.11%) BYOD
6 3 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.41%) BBC
8 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.70%) Handset
8 1 (0.70%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.49%) Windows
2 18 (12.68%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.52%) Unix
4 4 (2.82%) Linux
4 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.82%) SUSE
4 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.06%) Network Design
2 36 (25.35%) ITIL
3 23 (16.20%) Service Management
4 20 (14.08%) Migration
5 17 (11.97%) ITSM
6 10 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.63%) Project Management
8 7 (4.93%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.23%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.23%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (3.52%) Change Management
10 5 (3.52%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (3.52%) High Availability
10 5 (3.52%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.52%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.82%) Analytics
11 4 (2.82%) Converged Infrastructure
11 4 (2.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.82%) Java
1 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (63.38%) CCNP
3 52 (36.62%) Security Cleared
4 50 (35.21%) SC Cleared
5 41 (28.87%) CCNA
6 24 (16.90%) CCDP
7 22 (15.49%) CCIP
8 20 (14.08%) CCSE
9 19 (13.38%) CCSA
10 18 (12.68%) JNCIA
10 18 (12.68%) JNCIE
11 16 (11.27%) HP ASE
11 16 (11.27%) HP MASE
12 15 (10.56%) Degree
13 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (4.93%) CCSP
14 7 (4.93%) CISSP
15 4 (2.82%) MCSA
15 4 (2.82%) MCSE
15 4 (2.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (16.20%) Cisco UCCE
2 23 (16.20%) Cisco UCCX
3 19 (13.38%) FortiGate
4 13 (9.15%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.82%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.82%) Puppet
6 2 (1.41%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (1.41%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.70%) SCCM
7 1 (0.70%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 119 (83.80%) Cisco
2 52 (36.62%) Juniper
3 36 (25.35%) CheckPoint
4 26 (18.31%) F5
5 22 (15.49%) Riverbed
6 18 (12.68%) Aruba
6 18 (12.68%) Fortinet
6 18 (12.68%) HP
7 14 (9.86%) Palo Alto
8 11 (7.75%) Nokia
9 10 (7.04%) Huawei
10 9 (6.34%) Ericsson
10 9 (6.34%) Nokia Networks
11 7 (4.93%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.52%) Citrix
12 5 (3.52%) FireEye
12 5 (3.52%) TippingPoint
12 5 (3.52%) VMware
13 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.11%) Alcatel-Lucent