Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 186 181
Rank change year-on-year +27 -5 -17
Contract jobs citing CCIE 29 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 0.91% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 6
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05% +26.67%
10th Percentile £348 £336 £338
90th Percentile £600 £523 £506
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year +48.48% - -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 847 1,097 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.85% 20.61% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 584 527
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £391 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.24% +0.32% +11.43%
10th Percentile £210 £241 £200
90th Percentile £538 £540 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.10% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 55
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £24.50 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -4.52% +11.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.88 £9.59
90th Percentile £50.08 £43.75 £44.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.77% +40.58%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +3 4 £415 -12.63%
Birmingham -8 4 £419 +15.52% 2
Dudley - 4 £350 -
Warwickshire - 4 £538 -
Solihull +10 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (96.55%) Firewall
3 24 (82.76%) Cisco
4 20 (68.97%) VPN
5 16 (55.17%) CCNP
6 13 (44.83%) MPLS
7 12 (41.38%) LAN
7 12 (41.38%) WAN
8 11 (37.93%) CISSP
8 11 (37.93%) Fortinet
9 10 (34.48%) Wireless
10 9 (31.03%) DHCP
10 9 (31.03%) Windows
10 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
10 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
12 7 (24.14%) PKI
12 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
12 7 (24.14%) F5
13 6 (20.69%) HSRP
13 6 (20.69%) WAN Optimisation
13 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (20.69%) VLAN
13 6 (20.69%) Network Load Balancing
13 6 (20.69%) Information Security
13 6 (20.69%) Service Management
13 6 (20.69%) McAfee

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 20 (68.97%) VPN
3 13 (44.83%) MPLS
4 12 (41.38%) LAN
4 12 (41.38%) WAN
5 10 (34.48%) Wireless
6 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (31.03%) DHCP
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (20.69%) HSRP
8 6 (20.69%) Internet
8 6 (20.69%) VLAN
9 5 (17.24%) DNS
9 5 (17.24%) IOS XR
9 5 (17.24%) NX-OS
10 4 (13.79%) BGP
10 4 (13.79%) IPsec
10 4 (13.79%) OSPF
10 4 (13.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Network Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Network Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Expert
7 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Expert
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Service Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) OAuth
1 3 (10.34%) OAuth2
2 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
1 7 (24.14%) PKI
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Cyberattack
4 2 (6.90%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Information Security
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
1 6 (20.69%) Network Load Balancing
1 6 (20.69%) Network Packet Analysis
1 6 (20.69%) Service Management
1 6 (20.69%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (17.24%) SIEM
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
3 4 (13.79%) Network Design
3 4 (13.79%) Network Management
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) Statistics
3 4 (13.79%) Validation
4 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
4 3 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
4 3 (10.34%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (55.17%) CCNP
3 11 (37.93%) CISSP
4 6 (20.69%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (17.24%) CEH
5 5 (17.24%) CISM
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) CCIE Security
7 2 (6.90%) CCNA
7 2 (6.90%) GCIA
7 2 (6.90%) GIAC
7 2 (6.90%) GSEC
7 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.90%) Snort
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Fortinet
3 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
4 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
5 7 (24.14%) F5
6 6 (20.69%) BMC
6 6 (20.69%) IBM
6 6 (20.69%) Juniper
6 6 (20.69%) McAfee
7 5 (17.24%) VMware
8 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
8 2 (6.90%) HP
8 2 (6.90%) Lancope
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) Sophos
9 1 (3.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.45%) Radware