The first table below looks at the demand for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 58 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing CCIE 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 2.06% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
170 97 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.88% 15.85% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 52 59
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £231 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £12.50 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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West Midlands

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCIE across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCIE across the Birmingham region.

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CCIE
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIE across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

CCIE Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CCIE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCIE.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) CCSP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) CCSE
5 1 (16.67%) CCIP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CCIE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCIE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CCSP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) F5