The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
North West / Manchester
Rank 81 104 73
Rank change year-on-year +23 -31  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 8 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% 0.23% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 1.63% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £436 £425
% change year-on-year -8.30% +2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.09 -

CCIE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 206 246 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.83% 13.86% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 125 114
Median daily rate £409 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.48% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing CCIE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCIE in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in Manchester

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) CCDP
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) CCNP
6 5 (35.71%) Juniper
6 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
7 4 (28.57%) Network Design
7 4 (28.57%) vSphere
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (28.57%) High Availability
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) CCNA
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
8 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
8 3 (21.43%) Migration
8 3 (21.43%) MPLS
8 3 (21.43%) OSPF
8 3 (21.43%) F5
8 3 (21.43%) VLAN
9 2 (14.29%) Network Security
9 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
9 2 (14.29%) FortiGate

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (21.43%) MPLS
3 3 (21.43%) OSPF
3 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) IPsec
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) FCoE
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Network Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCDP
3 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIE
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 3 (21.43%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.14%) Lancope
5 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire