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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 150 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -3
Contract jobs citing CCIE 10 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.65% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 3.26% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate £488 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £388 £410
% change year-on-year
+12.25% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
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
740 645 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.49% 20.06% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 330 235
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 66
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -26 5 - -
Cheshire -7 3 £488 +30.00% 1
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (60.71%) CCNP
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco
4 13 (46.43%) Firewall
5 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 8 (28.57%) LAN
6 8 (28.57%) Juniper
7 7 (25.00%) Stress Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Network Security
8 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
8 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 6 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) Network Design
10 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
10 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 4 (14.29%) Internet
10 4 (14.29%) Citrix
10 4 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (14.29%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) CCNA
10 4 (14.29%) F5
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
11 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (10.71%) Windows Server

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) Network Security
3 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.57%) IPsec
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) SSL
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) VPLS
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) WAAS
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Architect
1 19 (67.86%) Network Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Network Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) IP Network Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Network Design
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (60.71%) CCNP
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) CCSA
6 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.57%) CCDA
6 1 (3.57%) CCDP
6 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Juniper
3 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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