The table below looks at the statistics for CCIE in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIE over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 112 93 106
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing CCIE 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.49% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 3.66% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£388 £403 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% -10.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.29 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
441 273 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.41% 13.33% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 169 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 8 33
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £23.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

CCIE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCIE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCIE
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCIE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCIE
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCIE Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 3 £400 -
Warwickshire -8 1 £375 +7.14%
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) CCIP
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) Network Design
7 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
7 1 (11.11%) Brocade
7 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) HP ASE
7 1 (11.11%) HP MASE
7 1 (11.11%) AirMagnet
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Aruba

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (44.44%) MPLS
1 4 (44.44%) BGP
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) FCoE
4 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) IPv6
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) CCIP
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
5 1 (11.11%) HP ASE
5 1 (11.11%) HP MASE
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) AirMagnet
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Motorola
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) BT