Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 161 180
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19 -14
Contract jobs citing CCIE 17 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.70% 1.64% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 12
West Midlands median daily rate £419 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £341 £271
90th Percentile £573 £441 £500
England median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £52.50 £16.99
% change year-on-year - +209.01% -40.71%

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 1,000 795 1,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.60% 18.39% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 448 729
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £215 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £536 £541
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.77% +3.49% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 45
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +31.58% -36.67%
10th Percentile £12.16 £11.55 £12.30
90th Percentile £30.76 £37.44 £41.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £26.79
% change year-on-year -21.74% +7.33% +16.47%

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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 August 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 August 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
Birmingham -24 8 £313 -21.88% 4
Shropshire - 6 £550 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £575 -
Solihull - 1 £425 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
3 15 (88.24%) CCNP
4 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
5 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
6 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
7 7 (41.18%) WAN
7 7 (41.18%) Fortinet
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (35.29%) WAN Optimisation
8 6 (35.29%) Wireless
8 6 (35.29%) VPN
8 6 (35.29%) McAfee
9 5 (29.41%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (29.41%) SCOM
9 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
9 5 (29.41%) Network Management
9 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
10 4 (23.53%) Aruba
10 4 (23.53%) F5
10 4 (23.53%) FortiGate
10 4 (23.53%) Nokia
10 4 (23.53%) WAP
10 4 (23.53%) Oracle
10 4 (23.53%) HP
10 4 (23.53%) Network Design
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (17.65%) CISSP

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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 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) Wireless
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
7 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.88%) HSRP
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) RTP
7 1 (5.88%) SAN
7 1 (5.88%) SNMP
7 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.88%) SSL
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Design Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Architect
6 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) WAP
2 1 (5.88%) OAuth
2 1 (5.88%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (29.41%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Privileged Identity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) CCNP
3 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) CISSP
6 2 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (5.88%) CCIE Collaboration
7 1 (5.88%) CCNA
7 1 (5.88%) CCSA
7 1 (5.88%) CCSE
7 1 (5.88%) CEH
7 1 (5.88%) CISM
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
2 4 (23.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
3 7 (41.18%) Fortinet
4 6 (35.29%) McAfee
5 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
6 4 (23.53%) Aruba
6 4 (23.53%) F5
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) Nokia
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) Juniper
8 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
8 2 (11.76%) BMC
8 2 (11.76%) IBM
8 2 (11.76%) VMware
9 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
9 1 (5.88%) Riverbed