The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 West Midlands 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Rank 110 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing CCIE 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.22% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 1.58% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £325 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £420
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £112.50 £52.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+114.28% +29.62%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
422 253 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.82% 13.80% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 123 144
Average daily rate £328 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £156 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
CCIE
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIE across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

CCIE Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 2 £475 +46.15% 2
Warwickshire -9 2 £385 -
Coventry - 1 £450 -
CCIE
England

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 9 (81.82%) CCNP
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (54.55%) Firewall
6 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (36.36%) Network Security
8 3 (27.27%) Lync
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (27.27%) Network Design
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (27.27%) Juniper
8 3 (27.27%) NetApp
8 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 3 (27.27%) EMC
8 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 3 (27.27%) FlexPod
9 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (18.18%) LAN
9 2 (18.18%) VoIP
9 2 (18.18%) WAN
9 2 (18.18%) McAfee
9 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
9 2 (18.18%) F5
10 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
10 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
10 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds

CCIE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Lync
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) EMC
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 2 (18.18%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) IBM