Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 232 318
Rank change year-on-year -69 +86 -41
Contract jobs citing CCIE 77 148 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.89% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.06% 3.44% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 91 36
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £331 £322
90th Percentile £598 £550 £526
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
South East median hourly rate £58.75 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.19% - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £28.66
% change year-on-year +52.78% +25.63% -36.32%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3731 4300 5178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.17% 25.86% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 2635 3079
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £255 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 216 248
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +13.52% +76.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.93 £11.94
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £50.53
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -58 36 £425 -5.03% 4
Hampshire +3 21 £400 -15.79% 1
Surrey -26 17 £500 +17.65%
Berkshire -58 15 £438 -2.78% 3
Buckinghamshire -19 11 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire +16 10 £425 -
Middlesex +7 2 £450 +146.58%
West Sussex -7 1 £408 -18.58%
Kent - 1 £525 -
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England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 77 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (80.52%) Cisco
3 56 (72.73%) CCNP
4 48 (62.34%) Firewall
5 32 (41.56%) Network Security
6 31 (40.26%) CheckPoint
7 26 (33.77%) CCNA
8 24 (31.17%) LAN
9 23 (29.87%) WAN
10 22 (28.57%) Network Design
11 21 (27.27%) F5
12 20 (25.97%) ITIL
13 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
14 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
15 16 (20.78%) FortiGate
15 16 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (20.78%) Juniper
16 15 (19.48%) Wireless
17 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
18 13 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (16.88%) CCDP
19 12 (15.58%) CCIP
19 12 (15.58%) CCSP
19 12 (15.58%) Service Management
20 11 (14.29%) VoIP
20 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
20 11 (14.29%) JNCIE
20 11 (14.29%) Fortinet
20 11 (14.29%) Riverbed
21 10 (12.99%) BIG-IP

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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 (5.19%) SAS
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (62.34%) Firewall
2 32 (41.56%) Network Security
3 24 (31.17%) LAN
4 23 (29.87%) WAN
5 16 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (19.48%) Wireless
7 13 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (14.29%) VoIP
9 10 (12.99%) BIG-IP
9 10 (12.99%) OSPF
10 8 (10.39%) BGP
10 8 (10.39%) MPLS
10 8 (10.39%) SNMP
10 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
11 6 (7.79%) HTTP
12 3 (3.90%) EIGRP
12 3 (3.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (3.90%) NetScaler
12 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.90%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (50.65%) Network Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Architect
3 14 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 10 (12.99%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Security Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Consultant
6 8 (10.39%) Security Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Cisco Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Cisco Network Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Network Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Network Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) Design Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) Security Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.49%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.19%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) BBC
5 1 (1.30%) Handset
5 1 (1.30%) RIA
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) CentOS
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Network Design
2 20 (25.97%) ITIL
3 12 (15.58%) Service Management
4 8 (10.39%) ITSM
5 7 (9.09%) Network Management
5 7 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.49%) Project Management
7 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.19%) Network Architecture
8 4 (5.19%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.90%) Migration
10 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.30%) Data Governance
11 1 (1.30%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.30%) Security Architecture
11 1 (1.30%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (72.73%) CCNP
3 26 (33.77%) CCNA
4 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
5 13 (16.88%) CCDP
6 12 (15.58%) CCIP
6 12 (15.58%) CCSP
7 11 (14.29%) JNCIE
7 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 9 (11.69%) CCSA
8 9 (11.69%) CCSE
8 9 (11.69%) Degree
8 9 (11.69%) JNCIA
9 8 (10.39%) CCIE Service Provider
9 8 (10.39%) HP ASE
10 7 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
10 7 (9.09%) HP MASE
11 6 (7.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 4 (5.19%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) GDPR
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Firmware
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.30%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.30%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (1.30%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 62 (80.52%) Cisco
2 31 (40.26%) CheckPoint
3 21 (27.27%) F5
4 16 (20.78%) Juniper
5 11 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 11 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 9 (11.69%) Aruba
6 9 (11.69%) HP
6 9 (11.69%) Palo Alto
7 7 (9.09%) Foundry
8 4 (5.19%) Citrix
8 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.90%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.60%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.60%) VMware
11 1 (1.30%) Arista
11 1 (1.30%) FireEye
11 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.30%) Virgin Media