Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 195 164
Rank change year-on-year +43 -31 +6
Contract jobs citing CCIE 35 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 1.27% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 8
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £325 £270 £348
90th Percentile £488 £515 £509
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 £28.66
% change year-on-year +52.78% +25.63% -36.32%

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 861 1262 938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.93% 20.60% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 696 501
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £207 £250 £200
90th Percentile £525 £544 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +44.55%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.53 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.38 £43.76
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

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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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +13 9 £413 -17.50% 1
Shropshire +23 4 £415 - 1
Dudley - 4 £350 -
Warwickshire - 2 £475 -
Solihull +5 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £215 -
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England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (97.14%) Firewall
3 28 (80.00%) Cisco
4 27 (77.14%) VPN
5 20 (57.14%) CCNP
6 17 (48.57%) LAN
6 17 (48.57%) MPLS
7 16 (45.71%) WAN
8 15 (42.86%) Fortinet
9 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (40.00%) Windows
10 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (31.43%) VLAN
11 11 (31.43%) DHCP
11 11 (31.43%) Juniper
12 10 (28.57%) DNS
12 10 (28.57%) Wireless
12 10 (28.57%) F5
13 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (25.71%) IPsec
13 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
14 8 (22.86%) CISSP
14 8 (22.86%) Linux
14 8 (22.86%) HSRP
14 8 (22.86%) Blue Coat
15 7 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
15 7 (20.00%) Network Security
15 7 (20.00%) Management Information System

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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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Akamai
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (97.14%) Firewall
2 27 (77.14%) VPN
3 17 (48.57%) LAN
3 17 (48.57%) MPLS
4 16 (45.71%) WAN
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (31.43%) DHCP
7 11 (31.43%) VLAN
8 10 (28.57%) DNS
8 10 (28.57%) Wireless
9 9 (25.71%) IPsec
10 8 (22.86%) HSRP
11 7 (20.00%) BGP
11 7 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (20.00%) Network Security
11 7 (20.00%) OSPF
12 6 (17.14%) Internet
12 6 (17.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Expert
6 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Expert
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Service Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Support
7 1 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (5.71%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
1 6 (17.14%) Network Load Balancing
1 6 (17.14%) Network Packet Analysis
1 6 (17.14%) Service Management
1 6 (17.14%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (14.29%) Network Design
2 5 (14.29%) SIEM
2 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
3 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.43%) Network Management
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Statistics
3 4 (11.43%) Validation
4 3 (8.57%) Coaching
4 3 (8.57%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (57.14%) CCNP
3 8 (22.86%) CISSP
4 6 (17.14%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) CCIE Security
7 2 (5.71%) CCNA
7 2 (5.71%) CEH
7 2 (5.71%) CISM
7 2 (5.71%) GCIA
7 2 (5.71%) GIAC
7 2 (5.71%) GSEC
7 2 (5.71%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) Snort
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Nagios
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 11 (31.43%) Juniper
4 10 (28.57%) F5
5 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
6 8 (22.86%) Blue Coat
7 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 7 (20.00%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) BMC
8 6 (17.14%) IBM
8 6 (17.14%) McAfee
9 5 (14.29%) HP
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.43%) Sophos
11 3 (8.57%) AppDynamics
11 3 (8.57%) Infoblox
11 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
12 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
12 2 (5.71%) Citrix
12 2 (5.71%) Lancope