The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 151 122
Rank change year-on-year +32 -29  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 13 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.18% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 0.87% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.94% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £479 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £514 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.99 -

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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 482 801 747
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.67% 20.87% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 398 340
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 70
Median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £46.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.18% -14.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in the North West

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in the North West

CCIE
Contractor 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 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE 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 27 March 2017. 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 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
Manchester +16 8 £500 +5.26% 3
Cheshire +27 2 £425 -12.82%
Merseyside - 1 - -
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) CCNP
4 12 (44.44%) WAN
5 10 (37.04%) Firewall
5 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
6 9 (33.33%) CCNA
7 8 (29.63%) CCDP
7 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (25.93%) Network Architecture
8 7 (25.93%) Network Design
8 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
8 7 (25.93%) Internet
8 7 (25.93%) VoIP
9 6 (22.22%) ITIL
9 6 (22.22%) VMware
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (22.22%) Network Security
10 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
10 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
10 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
10 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
10 5 (18.52%) Juniper
10 5 (18.52%) Citrix
11 4 (14.81%) Migration
11 4 (14.81%) High Availability
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 4 (14.81%) vSphere
11 4 (14.81%) F5

CCIE
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) LAN
2 12 (44.44%) WAN
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (25.93%) Internet
5 7 (25.93%) VoIP
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (22.22%) Network Security
7 3 (11.11%) Broadband
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (11.11%) MPLS
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) VLAN
8 2 (7.41%) DNS
8 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (7.41%) IPsec
8 2 (7.41%) VPN
8 2 (7.41%) Wireless
9 1 (3.70%) BGP
9 1 (3.70%) DHCP
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Network Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Principal Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) BYOD
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Network Architecture
1 7 (25.93%) Network Design
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
3 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
4 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (3.70%) ERP
7 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (51.85%) CCNP
3 9 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (29.63%) CCDP
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.70%) PMP
6 1 (3.70%) VCAP
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) Juniper
5 4 (14.81%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) Aruba
7 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) Lancope
7 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
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