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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 111 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing CCIE 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.044% 0.18% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 1.10% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.13% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £112.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%
CCIE
England

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
457 362 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.97% 16.12% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 163 131
Average daily rate £338 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 11 26
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.76 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.75% -58.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £10.30 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £22.70 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 2 March 2015. 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 - - - -
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) CCIP
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (16.67%) Meraki
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) CCSE
5 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (16.67%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) FCoE
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) CCIP
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CCSE
5 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
5 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) AirMagnet
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Motorola
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix