Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 163 182
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19 -14
Contract jobs citing CCIE 15 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 0.72% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.72% - +13.28%
10th Percentile £300 £326 £297
90th Percentile £613 £388 £463
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £32.50 £16.99
% change year-on-year - +91.29% -57.53%

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 932 832 1,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.04% 19.21% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 460 624
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £545
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 34 37
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £18.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -4.24% -36.30%
10th Percentile £12.16 £10.90 £10.95
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.12 £38.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

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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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -17 6 £300 -17.24% 2
Shropshire - 4 £550 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £600 -
Solihull - 1 £425 -
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England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) CCNP
3 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (46.67%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) PKI
6 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (33.33%) WAN
7 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
8 4 (26.67%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) SIEM
8 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 4 (26.67%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
8 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (26.67%) OAuth2
8 4 (26.67%) GDPR
8 4 (26.67%) Privileged Identity Management
8 4 (26.67%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (26.67%) WAP
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) Juniper

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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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) HSRP
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
7 2 (13.33%) SNMP
7 2 (13.33%) SSH
7 2 (13.33%) TACACS
7 2 (13.33%) VLAN
8 1 (6.67%) BGP
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.67%) MPLS
8 1 (6.67%) OSPF
8 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) OAuth
1 4 (26.67%) OAuth2
1 4 (26.67%) WAP
2 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) PKI
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Collaborative Working
1 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
1 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps
1 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
1 4 (26.67%) Network Design
1 4 (26.67%) Privileged Identity Management
1 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
1 4 (26.67%) SIEM
1 4 (26.67%) WAN Optimisation
1 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) CEH
4 4 (26.67%) CISM
4 4 (26.67%) CISSP
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) CCSA
6 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (26.67%) Aruba
4 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) McAfee
4 4 (26.67%) Nokia
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Sophos
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.67%) VMware