The table below looks at the statistics for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 111 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing CCIE 21 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.55% 2.42% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +1340.00%
CCIE
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
592 538 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.82% 20.16% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 239 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £577 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 60 32
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £17.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -5.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £36.25 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester +4 15 - - 4
Cheshire +8 6 £375 -6.25% 1
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (88.89%) CCNA
2 24 (88.89%) CCNP
3 15 (55.56%) VPN
4 14 (51.85%) MPLS
5 13 (48.15%) OSPF
5 13 (48.15%) BGP
5 13 (48.15%) L2TP
5 13 (48.15%) RSVP
5 13 (48.15%) VRRP
5 13 (48.15%) Juniper
5 13 (48.15%) BT
5 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
5 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
5 13 (48.15%) UNIX
5 13 (48.15%) Linux
5 13 (48.15%) Broadband
5 13 (48.15%) CCIP
5 13 (48.15%) IPv4
5 13 (48.15%) IPv6
5 13 (48.15%) JNCIA
5 13 (48.15%) JNCIP
5 13 (48.15%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (48.15%) BT 21CN
5 13 (48.15%) Junos
5 13 (48.15%) HSRP
6 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Network Management

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (55.56%) VPN
2 14 (51.85%) MPLS
3 13 (48.15%) OSPF
3 13 (48.15%) BGP
3 13 (48.15%) L2TP
3 13 (48.15%) RSVP
3 13 (48.15%) VRRP
3 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
3 13 (48.15%) Broadband
3 13 (48.15%) IPv4
3 13 (48.15%) IPv6
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco IOS
3 13 (48.15%) BT 21CN
3 13 (48.15%) Junos
3 13 (48.15%) HSRP
4 6 (22.22%) LAN
4 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) Firewall
5 5 (18.52%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
General
1 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Implementation Engineer
1 13 (48.15%) Operations Engineer
1 13 (48.15%) IP Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Network Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) UNIX
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (22.22%) Network Management
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (88.89%) CCNA
2 24 (88.89%) CCNP
3 13 (48.15%) CCIP
3 13 (48.15%) JNCIA
3 13 (48.15%) JNCIP
4 4 (14.81%) CCSA
5 1 (3.70%) CCVP
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP NNM
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Juniper
2 13 (48.15%) BT
3 6 (22.22%) Opsware
3 6 (22.22%) NetScout
3 6 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Nortel
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) Verint