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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.92% - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £363 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -9.85% +4.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.09 -

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 116 149 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 17.87% 23.14% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 95 63
Median daily rate £363 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -34.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCIE in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in Birmingham

CCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Network Design
4 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) 802.11
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 2 (28.57%) ATM
5 2 (28.57%) WLAN
5 2 (28.57%) PPP
5 2 (28.57%) RIP
5 2 (28.57%) CCDA
5 2 (28.57%) CCDP
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) 802.1X

CCIE
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) 802.11
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) PPP
3 2 (28.57%) RIP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Implementation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) CCDA
4 2 (28.57%) CCDP
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
3 2 (28.57%) AirMagnet
3 2 (28.57%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft