The table below looks at the statistics for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 59 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing CCIE 9 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.08% 1.09% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.97% 5.96% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£438 £303 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.62% -26.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
CCIE
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 151 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.78% 18.30% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 84
Average daily rate £325 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £417 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £32.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.84 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCIE across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCIE across the Cheshire region.

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 3 £400 -
CCIE
North West

CCIE
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CCIE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCIE.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) CCSA
2 5 (41.67%) Local Government
2 5 (41.67%) VLAN
2 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 2 (16.67%) F5

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CCIE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCIE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
General
1 5 (41.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Network Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCSA
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft