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 25 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)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 147 134
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 11 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.10% 1.94% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Median daily rate £400 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.15% -13.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £348 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 525 773 771
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.10% 20.60% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 434 367
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 27 77
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +102.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.39 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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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

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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

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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 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in the North West

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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 25 June 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 +22 11 £400 - 2
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England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) CCNP
3 13 (54.17%) Network Design
4 11 (45.83%) Juniper
5 10 (41.67%) Network Architecture
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
7 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
7 7 (29.17%) MPLS
7 7 (29.17%) JNCIP
7 7 (29.17%) JNCIE
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (25.00%) CCIE Service Provider
9 5 (20.83%) WAN
9 5 (20.83%) CCNA
9 5 (20.83%) CCDP
9 5 (20.83%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) BGP
9 5 (20.83%) Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) VMware
10 4 (16.67%) VoIP
10 4 (16.67%) Citrix
10 4 (16.67%) OSPF
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (16.67%) vSphere
10 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 4 (16.67%) High Availability
10 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
10 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) MPLS
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (20.83%) BGP
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) Wireless
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (16.67%) OSPF
5 4 (16.67%) VoIP
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (4.17%) DMVPN
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Design Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Juniper Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) IP Design Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) IP Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) BYOD
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Network Design
2 10 (41.67%) Network Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (70.83%) CCNP
3 7 (29.17%) JNCIE
3 7 (29.17%) JNCIP
4 6 (25.00%) CCIE Service Provider
5 5 (20.83%) CCDP
5 5 (20.83%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) CCIE Security
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Juniper
3 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Aruba
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) Lancope
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire