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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 147 124 130
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing CCIE 8 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.84% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 4.17% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
Median daily rate £425 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -2.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.99 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-57.52% -11.11%
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
831 768 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.31% 20.28% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 352 334
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £508 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 85 76
Median hourly rate £38.43 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.80% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £59.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 May 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 May 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
Cheshire -14 5 £425 -15.00% 1
Manchester -15 3 - - 1
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (83.33%) CCNP
3 14 (77.78%) Firewall
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco
5 8 (44.44%) Juniper
5 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
6 7 (38.89%) WAN
6 7 (38.89%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) BIG-IP
7 5 (27.78%) Network Security
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (27.78%) F5
8 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 4 (22.22%) Network Design
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (16.67%) CCSA
9 3 (16.67%) Wireless
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (11.11%) Meraki
10 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
10 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
10 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
10 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
10 2 (11.11%) VoIP
10 2 (11.11%) CCDP

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 (5.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) BIG-IP
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) NetScreen
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) VoIP
7 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Network Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) IP Network Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 4 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (83.33%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) CCSA
4 2 (11.11%) CCDP
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) CCSP
5 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Juniper
3 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
4 5 (27.78%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) Meraki
5 2 (11.11%) Nokia
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) VMware