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 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)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 227 238
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 45 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.48% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.41% 1.70% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 6
Median daily rate £450 £450 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £235 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1871 2528 2322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.13% 28.11% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1481 1310
Median daily rate £405 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 100 118
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +11.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.18 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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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

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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

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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 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in the South East

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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 June 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 +15 16 £460 -0.54% 2
Berkshire +14 16 £450 +1.40% 2
West Sussex - 5 £395 -
Surrey +10 3 £500 -
Buckinghamshire -15 3 £395 - 4
Oxfordshire -4 2 £475 -
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England

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

1 114 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (85.96%) Cisco
3 71 (62.28%) CCNP
4 68 (59.65%) Firewall
5 50 (43.86%) LAN
6 49 (42.98%) WAN
7 47 (41.23%) Security Cleared
8 45 (39.47%) SC Cleared
9 44 (38.60%) CheckPoint
9 44 (38.60%) Network Design
10 40 (35.09%) Juniper
11 35 (30.70%) CCIP
12 34 (29.82%) Telecoms
13 33 (28.95%) CCDP
13 33 (28.95%) F5
14 32 (28.07%) Riverbed
15 31 (27.19%) ITIL
15 31 (27.19%) Wireless
16 28 (24.56%) Service Management
17 27 (23.68%) CCSE
18 26 (22.81%) JNCIA
18 26 (22.81%) JNCIE
18 26 (22.81%) CCSA
18 26 (22.81%) FortiGate
19 25 (21.93%) Fortinet
20 24 (21.05%) ITSM
20 24 (21.05%) HP
21 22 (19.30%) CCNA
21 22 (19.30%) BIG-IP
21 22 (19.30%) Aruba

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Co-occurring 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 (3.51%) JBoss
1 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (59.65%) Firewall
2 50 (43.86%) LAN
3 49 (42.98%) WAN
4 31 (27.19%) Wireless
5 22 (19.30%) BIG-IP
6 21 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (18.42%) VLAN
7 19 (16.67%) MPLS
7 19 (16.67%) VPN
8 17 (14.91%) VoIP
9 13 (11.40%) BGP
9 13 (11.40%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (11.40%) Network Security
10 12 (10.53%) DHCP
11 11 (9.65%) NetScaler
11 11 (9.65%) OSPF
11 11 (9.65%) Unified Communications
12 7 (6.14%) IPv6
12 7 (6.14%) Multicast
12 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 34 (29.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.14%) Banking
3 6 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Finance
5 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (41.23%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (13.16%) Architect
3 15 (13.16%) Network Architect
4 12 (10.53%) Consultant
5 11 (9.65%) Security Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Design Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) IP Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Network Consultant
9 7 (6.14%) NOC Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 3 (2.63%) Cloud Consultant
12 3 (2.63%) IT Engineer
12 3 (2.63%) Principal Engineer
12 3 (2.63%) Principal Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.14%) BBC
4 7 (6.14%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.51%) PKI
5 4 (3.51%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.63%) BYOD
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.75%) IVR
8 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) FMCG
8 1 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Windows
1 14 (12.28%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.51%) Linux
2 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (3.51%) SUSE
2 4 (3.51%) Unix
3 2 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) Network Design
2 31 (27.19%) ITIL
3 28 (24.56%) Service Management
4 24 (21.05%) ITSM
5 11 (9.65%) Migration
6 10 (8.77%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.26%) Presales
8 5 (4.39%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.51%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (3.51%) Information Security
9 4 (3.51%) Network Management
9 4 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (3.51%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.63%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.51%) Java
1 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (62.28%) CCNP
3 47 (41.23%) Security Cleared
4 45 (39.47%) SC Cleared
5 35 (30.70%) CCIP
6 33 (28.95%) CCDP
7 27 (23.68%) CCSE
8 26 (22.81%) CCSA
8 26 (22.81%) JNCIA
8 26 (22.81%) JNCIE
9 22 (19.30%) CCNA
10 21 (18.42%) HP ASE
10 21 (18.42%) HP MASE
11 19 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (16.67%) Degree
12 11 (9.65%) CCIE Security
13 10 (8.77%) CISSP
14 4 (3.51%) CCIE Service Provider
14 4 (3.51%) CCSP
14 4 (3.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) vCloud
1 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (22.81%) FortiGate
2 15 (13.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (13.16%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (8.77%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (8.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.51%) Cobbler
4 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.51%) Puppet
5 2 (1.75%) vRealize
6 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 98 (85.96%) Cisco
2 44 (38.60%) CheckPoint
3 40 (35.09%) Juniper
4 33 (28.95%) F5
5 32 (28.07%) Riverbed
6 25 (21.93%) Fortinet
7 24 (21.05%) HP
8 22 (19.30%) Aruba
9 12 (10.53%) Palo Alto
10 7 (6.14%) Rackspace
10 7 (6.14%) Virgin Media
11 6 (5.26%) Huawei
11 6 (5.26%) VMware
12 4 (3.51%) Foundry
12 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.63%) Aerohive Networks
13 3 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (2.63%) Brocade
13 3 (2.63%) Citrix
13 3 (2.63%) Splunk
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