Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CCIP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 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 Professional (CCIP)
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 705 868 892
Rank change year-on-year +163 +24 -90
Contract jobs citing CCIP 22 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.041% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 10
UK median daily rate £255 £238 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% -29.63% -6.25%
10th Percentile £205 £231 £263
90th Percentile £388 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £238 £338
% change year-on-year -7.37% -29.63% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% -48.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.10% -48.75% -

CCIP 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 14,540 19,281 19,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.46% 19.47% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,952 11,536 11,799
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £225
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 654 904 853
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.18% +20.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £14.58 £12.55 £12.05
90th Percentile £57.00 £51.60 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £28.86 £26.22
% change year-on-year +18.69% +10.08% -4.67%

CCIP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CCIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CCIP in the UK

CCIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIP in the UK

CCIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIP over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIP in the UK

CCIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIP in the UK

CCIP
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIP within the UK over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
UK excluding London +127 21 £220 -7.37% 2
England +185 18 £255 +7.37% 3
South East +83 10 £220 -7.37%
Midlands - 5 £255 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £255 - 1
Scotland +26 2 - -
South West - 2 £375 -
Wales - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
London - 1 £320 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing CCIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for CCIP.

1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (77.27%) OSPF
2 17 (77.27%) BGP
2 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
3 16 (72.73%) MPLS
3 16 (72.73%) Juniper
4 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
4 15 (68.18%) DNS
4 15 (68.18%) SNMP
5 14 (63.64%) CCNA
5 14 (63.64%) WAN
5 14 (63.64%) Service Delivery
5 14 (63.64%) Firewall
5 14 (63.64%) Internet
6 13 (59.09%) Migration
7 12 (54.55%) Change Management
7 12 (54.55%) Process Management
7 12 (54.55%) EIGRP
7 12 (54.55%) LAN
7 12 (54.55%) VPN
7 12 (54.55%) RIP
8 11 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
9 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
9 10 (45.45%) IPsec
9 10 (45.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (45.45%) VoIP
9 10 (45.45%) TACACS

CCIP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Azure
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) BGP
1 17 (77.27%) OSPF
1 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
2 16 (72.73%) MPLS
3 15 (68.18%) DNS
3 15 (68.18%) SNMP
4 14 (63.64%) Firewall
4 14 (63.64%) Internet
4 14 (63.64%) WAN
5 12 (54.55%) EIGRP
5 12 (54.55%) LAN
5 12 (54.55%) RIP
5 12 (54.55%) VPN
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (45.45%) IPsec
7 10 (45.45%) TACACS
7 10 (45.45%) VoIP
8 8 (36.36%) ADSL
8 8 (36.36%) Ethernet
8 8 (36.36%) Wireshark
General
1 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) IP Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IP Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (13.64%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 13 (59.09%) Migration
3 12 (54.55%) Change Management
3 12 (54.55%) Process Management
4 6 (27.27%) Communications Security
5 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
5 5 (22.73%) Project Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
6 4 (18.18%) High Availability
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Change Control
7 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.64%) Network Management
7 3 (13.64%) Presales
7 3 (13.64%) Server Building
7 3 (13.64%) Server Management
7 3 (13.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) PHP
1 4 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (63.64%) CCNA
3 10 (45.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) BC Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) CCDP
6 3 (13.64%) CCSA
6 3 (13.64%) CCSE
7 2 (9.09%) APMP
8 1 (4.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
2 4 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) Juniper
3 9 (40.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 5 (22.73%) F5
4 5 (22.73%) Huawei
5 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
5 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) Meraki
6 2 (9.09%) Nortel
7 1 (4.55%) Ensim
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft