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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 157 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Contract jobs citing CCIE 6 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 1.68% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £438 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £408 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
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
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
860 597 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.56% 19.10% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 321 237
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 50 52
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.64% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 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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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 -9 2 £463 - 2
Cumbria - 2 £413 -
Merseyside - 2 £425 - 2
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (75.68%) Cisco
3 25 (67.57%) CCNP
4 20 (54.05%) LAN
4 20 (54.05%) WAN
5 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
6 12 (32.43%) BGP
7 11 (29.73%) OSPF
7 11 (29.73%) Juniper
8 8 (21.62%) MPLS
8 8 (21.62%) VPN
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) CCDP
9 7 (18.92%) Citrix
9 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) Firewall
9 7 (18.92%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (18.92%) Network Design
10 6 (16.22%) Migration
10 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (16.22%) CCNA
11 5 (13.51%) QA
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (13.51%) Network Security
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (10.81%) Aruba
12 4 (10.81%) CCEE
12 4 (10.81%) CCAA
12 4 (10.81%) Citrix Presentation Server

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) LAN
1 20 (54.05%) WAN
2 12 (32.43%) BGP
3 11 (29.73%) OSPF
4 8 (21.62%) VPN
4 8 (21.62%) MPLS
5 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
5 7 (18.92%) Firewall
5 7 (18.92%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (13.51%) Network Security
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (8.11%) HSRP
7 3 (8.11%) Junos
7 3 (8.11%) RSVP
7 3 (8.11%) IPsec
7 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
7 3 (8.11%) SAN
7 3 (8.11%) DNS
7 3 (8.11%) DHCP
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Architect
1 17 (45.95%) Network Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Technical Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Network Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) IP Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Telephony Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Network Design
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Stress Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Network Management
5 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (67.57%) CCNP
3 7 (18.92%) CCDP
4 6 (16.22%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) MCSE
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (10.81%) CCA
5 4 (10.81%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (10.81%) JNCIP
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) CCEE
5 4 (10.81%) CCAA
6 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) JNCIE
7 2 (5.41%) CCIP
7 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) MetaFrame
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (10.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.70%) HP NNM
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) Juniper
3 7 (18.92%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) AppSense
4 4 (10.81%) Aruba
5 2 (5.41%) BT
5 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Opsware
6 1 (2.70%) NetScout
6 1 (2.70%) F5
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