The first table below looks at the demand for CCDP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 122 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing CCDP 7 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.081% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 0.35% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £280 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £255 £385
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -33.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £22.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+718.18% -49.71%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
698 564 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.46% 22.95% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 208 294
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.46 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £56.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCDP
South East

CCDP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCDP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCDP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCDP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCDP across the Berkshire region.

CCDP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCDP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCDP across the Berkshire region.

CCDP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCDP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 7 £280 -
Slough - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Newbury - - - -
CCDP
South East

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCDP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCDP.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) CCIE
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
4 7 (63.64%) MPLS
4 7 (63.64%) OSPF
4 7 (63.64%) BGP
4 7 (63.64%) IPsec
4 7 (63.64%) CCSP
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 7 (63.64%) VoIP
4 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) F5
5 6 (54.55%) FWSM
5 6 (54.55%) Network Management
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (54.55%) FortiGate
5 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
5 6 (54.55%) BIG-IP
5 6 (54.55%) CISSP
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) SNMP
5 6 (54.55%) Apache
5 6 (54.55%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (54.55%) Juniper
6 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
7 4 (36.36%) Network Design

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCDP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCDP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) OSPF
2 7 (63.64%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) IPsec
2 7 (63.64%) VoIP
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) FWSM
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (54.55%) BIG-IP
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) SNMP
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Design Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) IP Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior IP Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Management
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) CCIE
3 7 (63.64%) CCSP
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) CISSP
4 6 (54.55%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) CCSA
6 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 7 (63.64%) F5
4 6 (54.55%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat