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 3 months to 28 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.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional (CCIP)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 633 603
Rank change year-on-year +81 -30  
Contract jobs citing CCIP 56 6 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.011% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.054% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 1 21
Median daily rate £360 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £335 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £335 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £285
% change year-on-year +7.46% +17.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9361 11155 10845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.76% 20.82% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5974 6974 6147
Median daily rate £420 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 405 501
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +64.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CCIP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CCIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 25 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 3 months to 28 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
England +70 44 £380 +13.43% 1
South East +35 23 £410 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £373 -
North East - 19 £373 -
Tyne and Wear - 19 £373 -
Hampshire - 18 £415 -
Hook - 13 £423 -
Scotland - 7 £315 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £319 -
Erskine - 6 £319 -
Berkshire +29 4 £275 -
Reading - 3 £275 -
South Wales - 3 £375 -
Wales - 3 £375 -
Cardiff - 3 £375 -
London +23 2 £400 - 1
East of England - 2 £328 -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 £290 -
Slough - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £280 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCIP.

1 74 (100.00%) CCNP
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (98.65%) Cisco
3 61 (82.43%) Firewall
4 56 (75.68%) Juniper
5 51 (68.92%) JNCIA
6 50 (67.57%) CCIE
6 50 (67.57%) WAN
6 50 (67.57%) F5
7 49 (66.22%) LAN
7 49 (66.22%) CCDP
8 48 (64.86%) Wireless
8 48 (64.86%) CheckPoint
9 43 (58.11%) Telecoms
9 43 (58.11%) HP
9 43 (58.11%) ITIL
9 43 (58.11%) JNCIE
9 43 (58.11%) CCSE
9 43 (58.11%) CCSA
9 43 (58.11%) Fortinet
9 43 (58.11%) Riverbed
9 43 (58.11%) FortiGate
10 42 (56.76%) Security Cleared
11 41 (55.41%) ITSM
11 41 (55.41%) Service Management
12 37 (50.00%) Network Design
13 36 (48.65%) SC Cleared
14 33 (44.59%) HP ASE
14 33 (44.59%) HP MASE
14 33 (44.59%) BIG-IP

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:

Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.70%) PaaS
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (82.43%) Firewall
2 50 (67.57%) WAN
3 49 (66.22%) LAN
4 48 (64.86%) Wireless
5 33 (44.59%) BIG-IP
6 18 (24.32%) BGP
6 18 (24.32%) MPLS
7 17 (22.97%) OSPF
8 12 (16.22%) Multicast
8 12 (16.22%) VLAN
8 12 (16.22%) VPLS
9 11 (14.86%) DNS
10 10 (13.51%) Ethernet
10 10 (13.51%) IPv6
10 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
11 9 (12.16%) ATM
11 9 (12.16%) HTTP
11 9 (12.16%) Internet
11 9 (12.16%) IPv4
11 9 (12.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 43 (58.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Billing
3 4 (5.41%) Electronics
3 4 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Network Engineer
2 7 (9.46%) Data Engineer
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 7 (9.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (6.76%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (4.05%) Architect
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Support
4 3 (4.05%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (4.05%) Security Engineer
5 2 (2.70%) IP Engineer
5 2 (2.70%) Juniper Support
5 2 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (2.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (2.70%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.49%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.16%) IPTV
3 8 (10.81%) Over-the-Top Content
3 8 (10.81%) STB
3 8 (10.81%) Video on Demand
4 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.05%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 4 (5.41%) Android
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) ITIL
2 41 (55.41%) ITSM
2 41 (55.41%) Service Management
3 37 (50.00%) Network Design
4 8 (10.81%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.41%) Project Management
7 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.05%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (4.05%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (4.05%) Migration
7 3 (4.05%) Presales
7 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.70%) High Availability
8 2 (2.70%) Service Design
9 1 (1.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) CCNP
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (68.92%) JNCIA
3 50 (67.57%) CCIE
4 49 (66.22%) CCDP
5 43 (58.11%) CCSA
5 43 (58.11%) CCSE
5 43 (58.11%) JNCIE
6 42 (56.76%) Security Cleared
7 36 (48.65%) SC Cleared
8 33 (44.59%) HP ASE
8 33 (44.59%) HP MASE
9 31 (41.89%) Degree
10 17 (22.97%) CCNA
11 3 (4.05%) CCSP
11 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
12 2 (2.70%) MCP
12 2 (2.70%) MCSA
12 2 (2.70%) MCSE
12 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (58.11%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.41%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 73 (98.65%) Cisco
2 56 (75.68%) Juniper
3 50 (67.57%) F5
4 48 (64.86%) CheckPoint
5 43 (58.11%) Fortinet
5 43 (58.11%) HP
5 43 (58.11%) Riverbed
6 30 (40.54%) Aruba
7 9 (12.16%) Huawei
8 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.11%) VMware
9 3 (4.05%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.70%) TippingPoint
11 1 (1.35%) Tandberg