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 26 June 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.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.24% 1.53% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £49.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year -34.94% +22.97%  

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 210 261 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.04% 14.77% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 130 128
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £18.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -27.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.58 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (78.95%) CCNP
3 12 (63.16%) Network Design
4 11 (57.89%) Juniper
5 10 (52.63%) Network Architecture
6 7 (36.84%) MPLS
6 7 (36.84%) JNCIP
6 7 (36.84%) JNCIE
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) CCIE Service Provider
8 5 (26.32%) BGP
8 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
8 5 (26.32%) CCDP
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 4 (21.05%) Wireless
9 4 (21.05%) VoIP
9 4 (21.05%) Citrix
9 4 (21.05%) CCNA
9 4 (21.05%) OSPF
9 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
9 4 (21.05%) vSphere
9 4 (21.05%) High Availability
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 2 (10.53%) User Experience

CCIE
Co-occurring 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 (36.84%) MPLS
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) BGP
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Design Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Juniper Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) IP Design Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IP Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Network Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Network Design
2 10 (52.63%) Network Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (78.95%) CCNP
3 7 (36.84%) JNCIE
3 7 (36.84%) JNCIP
4 6 (31.58%) CCIE Service Provider
5 5 (26.32%) CCDP
6 4 (21.05%) CCNA
7 1 (5.26%) CCIE Security
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Lancope
5 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire