The table below looks at the statistics for CCDA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 567 530 547
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +17
Contract jobs citing CCDA 21 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.048% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £343 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.98% -17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £335 £418
% change year-on-year
-2.23% -19.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10688 8155 8986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.18% 17.03% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 4743 4753
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 358 518
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.90 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCDA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CCDA Daily Rate Trend in England

CCDA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCDA across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

CCDA Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCDA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CCDA Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCDA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 15 £513 +46.42% 3
South East -22 3 - -
South West -26 2 £328 -34.50%
North West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCDA 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 CCDA.

1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (87.88%) CCNA
3 25 (75.76%) Cisco
4 22 (66.67%) CCNP
5 19 (57.58%) CCDP
6 16 (48.48%) CCIE
7 15 (45.45%) WAN
7 15 (45.45%) LAN
8 13 (39.39%) Juniper
8 13 (39.39%) Wireless
9 12 (36.36%) Firewall
10 9 (27.27%) VPN
11 8 (24.24%) VoIP
12 7 (21.21%) Network Design
12 7 (21.21%) Cisco UCCE
13 6 (18.18%) CCVP
14 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
14 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
14 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
14 5 (15.15%) ITIL
14 5 (15.15%) Nokia
14 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (12.12%) F5
15 4 (12.12%) MODAF
15 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
15 4 (12.12%) Cisco PIX
15 4 (12.12%) Wireless Security
15 4 (12.12%) CCDE
15 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCDA 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 CCDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) WAN
1 15 (45.45%) LAN
2 13 (39.39%) Wireless
3 12 (36.36%) Firewall
4 9 (27.27%) VPN
5 8 (24.24%) VoIP
6 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (12.12%) Wireless Security
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (12.12%) DNS
7 4 (12.12%) SAN
8 3 (9.09%) DHCP
8 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.09%) HTTP
8 3 (9.09%) Network Security
8 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
8 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
1 10 (30.30%) Consultant
2 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Network Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Lead Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Sales Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) SUSE
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Network Design
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.12%) MODAF
3 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) System Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (87.88%) CCNA
3 22 (66.67%) CCNP
4 19 (57.58%) CCDP
5 16 (48.48%) CCIE
6 6 (18.18%) CCVP
7 4 (12.12%) CCA
7 4 (12.12%) CCDE
7 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
8 3 (9.09%) JNCIS
8 3 (9.09%) JNCIP
9 1 (3.03%) MCSE
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) Juniper
3 5 (15.15%) Nokia
3 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.12%) Remedy
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) EMC
4 4 (12.12%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds