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 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 138 148 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing CCIE 18 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.85% 1.97% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 1
Median daily rate £538 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - £45.00
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
631 864 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.80% 19.26% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 503 343
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 60 58
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.89 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.80 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CCIE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIE across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

CCIE Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Lancashire - 8 £550 -
Manchester 0 5 £488 +8.33% 1
Merseyside +5 4 £400 -5.88% 1
Cheshire +4 1 £675 +35.00%
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco
3 19 (57.58%) CCNP
4 18 (54.55%) WAN
4 18 (54.55%) LAN
5 11 (33.33%) Firewall
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (24.24%) VoIP
9 7 (21.21%) CCNA
9 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
9 7 (21.21%) Network Design
10 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
10 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
11 5 (15.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.15%) Juniper
11 5 (15.15%) SAN
11 5 (15.15%) HP
11 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
11 5 (15.15%) NX-OS
11 5 (15.15%) FWSM
11 5 (15.15%) Degree
11 5 (15.15%) Brocade
11 5 (15.15%) Network Security
11 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
12 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the North 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) LAN
1 18 (54.55%) WAN
2 11 (33.33%) Firewall
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (24.24%) VoIP
6 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (15.15%) FWSM
7 5 (15.15%) Network Security
7 5 (15.15%) NX-OS
7 5 (15.15%) SAN
7 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.12%) MPLS
8 4 (12.12%) VPN
9 3 (9.09%) BGP
9 3 (9.09%) BIG-IP
9 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
9 3 (9.09%) OSPF
9 3 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Architect
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Network Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Network Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Network Design Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Manager
8 2 (6.06%) TOGAF Architect
8 2 (6.06%) TOGAF Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) FlexPod
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Network Design
1 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.03%) BCP
7 1 (3.03%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.03%) Load Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (57.58%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) CCNA
4 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) CCDP
5 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CASP
7 1 (3.03%) CCDA
7 1 (3.03%) CISSP
7 1 (3.03%) CSSLP
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) Brocade
2 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
2 5 (15.15%) HP
2 5 (15.15%) Juniper
3 3 (9.09%) F5
3 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
4 2 (6.06%) Meraki
4 2 (6.06%) Nokia
4 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft