The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 63 61
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 1.09% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 5.06% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £400 £356 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +10.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 92 178 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.49% 21.52% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 129 121
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in Birmingham

CCIE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) 802.1X
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) TACACS
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) Sophos
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) SNMP
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) HSRP
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) SSH
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) PKI
5 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
5 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (37.50%) F5

CCIE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) HSRP
4 3 (37.50%) IPsec
4 3 (37.50%) SNMP
4 3 (37.50%) SSH
4 3 (37.50%) TACACS
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) 802.11
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
2 3 (37.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) AirMagnet
3 1 (12.50%) CA