Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 99 80
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19 +3
Contract jobs citing CCIE 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.57% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 1.97% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £390 £500 £403
90th Percentile £438 £560 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -7.78% -5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 261 304 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.65% 20.24% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 183 159
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £235 £250 £179
90th Percentile £500 £525 £526
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -43.95% +112.16%
10th Percentile £13.85 £18.15 £9.91
90th Percentile £37.25 £25.00 £49.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +44.55%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) IPsec
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (77.78%) SolarWinds
2 7 (77.78%) VLAN
3 6 (66.67%) SSH
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) SNMP
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) PKI
4 4 (44.44%) 802.1X
4 4 (44.44%) HSRP
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Sophos
4 4 (44.44%) TACACS
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft

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 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Akamai
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) IPsec
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) VLAN
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) SNMP
3 6 (66.67%) SSH
4 4 (44.44%) HSRP
4 4 (44.44%) TACACS
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (33.33%) Junos
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) SIEM
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) SolarWinds
3 4 (44.44%) Sophos
4 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto