The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England / South West
Rank 135 135 143
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.039% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.42% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £510 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.57% +2.94%  
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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 812 954 905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.27% 32.87% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 558 552
Median daily rate £395 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.93% -6.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 27
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
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 the South West

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

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in the South West

CCIE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in the South West

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire +2 1 £510 -
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) SONET
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) SONET
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint