Period
to 17 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 151 197
Rank change year-on-year -41 +46 -31
Contract jobs citing CCIE 17 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.73% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 4.08% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 9
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% -7.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £270
90th Percentile £529 £488 £515
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +52.78% +25.63%

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 1,004 858 1,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.65% 17.83% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 478 704
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £210 £207 £241
90th Percentile £538 £525 £545
England median daily rate £450 £426 £425
% change year-on-year +5.76% +0.24% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.89% +24.49% -22.07%
10th Percentile £12.36 £11.75 £12.78
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £43.38
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.69 £25.50
% change year-on-year -2.69% +0.75% +10.87%

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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 November 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 November 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 -44 8 £505 +21.69% 1
Birmingham +3 6 £325 -21.21% 4
Herefordshire - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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
3 14 (82.35%) CCNP
3 14 (82.35%) Firewall
4 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
5 10 (58.82%) WAN
5 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
5 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (52.94%) WAN Optimisation
6 9 (52.94%) Fortinet
6 9 (52.94%) Wireless
7 8 (47.06%) McAfee
8 7 (41.18%) Internet
8 7 (41.18%) F5
9 6 (35.29%) CISSP
9 6 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (35.29%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (35.29%) VPN
10 5 (29.41%) IBM
10 5 (29.41%) MPLS
10 5 (29.41%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (29.41%) BMC
10 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
10 5 (29.41%) Coaching
10 5 (29.41%) Network Packet Analysis
11 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
11 4 (23.53%) BGP
11 4 (23.53%) OSPF

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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 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) Wireless
4 7 (41.18%) Internet
5 6 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) MPLS
7 4 (23.53%) BGP
7 4 (23.53%) OSPF
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (11.76%) HSRP
9 2 (11.76%) IOS XR
9 2 (11.76%) LAN
9 2 (11.76%) NX-OS
9 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
10 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
10 1 (5.88%) SDH
10 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (35.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (29.41%) Coaching
3 5 (29.41%) Network Packet Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 2 (11.76%) Network Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) CCNP
3 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) CISSP
6 5 (29.41%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (11.76%) CCNA
8 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (5.88%) CCDA
8 1 (5.88%) CCDP
8 1 (5.88%) CCIE Collaboration
8 1 (5.88%) CCIE Security
8 1 (5.88%) CCSA
8 1 (5.88%) CCSE
8 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 9 (52.94%) Fortinet
4 8 (47.06%) McAfee
5 7 (41.18%) F5
6 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
6 5 (29.41%) BMC
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) Aruba
8 2 (11.76%) Juniper
8 2 (11.76%) Nokia
8 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (5.88%) HP
9 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
9 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
9 1 (5.88%) VMware