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 24 September 2016 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 600 610 600
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing CCDA 23 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.044% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Median daily rate £323 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.10% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £400 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £475 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £319 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.48% -42.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
CCDA
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
10049 10372 10287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.44% 19.66% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6215 6318 5726
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 497 431
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CCDA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -22 5 - - 3
London -12 4 £380 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
South East +18 2 £308 - 4
South West +16 2 £338 -15.62%
East of England +14 1 - -
North West +11 1 - -
North East - 1 £400 -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCDA 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 England region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 51 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (82.35%) Cisco
3 40 (78.43%) CCNP
3 40 (78.43%) CCNA
4 34 (66.67%) WAN
5 29 (56.86%) LAN
6 25 (49.02%) Firewall
7 21 (41.18%) Wireless
7 21 (41.18%) CCDP
8 20 (39.22%) VPN
9 18 (35.29%) F5
10 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
10 17 (33.33%) Juniper
10 17 (33.33%) CCIE
11 15 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (27.45%) Network Design
13 13 (25.49%) Network Security
13 13 (25.49%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
14 12 (23.53%) CheckPoint
15 11 (21.57%) MPLS
15 11 (21.57%) Windows
15 11 (21.57%) VMware
15 11 (21.57%) Cisco Wireless
16 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
16 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
16 10 (19.61%) VoIP
17 9 (17.65%) Linux
17 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
17 9 (17.65%) Network Monitoring

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.88%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
1 1 (1.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (66.67%) WAN
2 29 (56.86%) LAN
3 25 (49.02%) Firewall
4 21 (41.18%) Wireless
5 20 (39.22%) VPN
6 15 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (25.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (25.49%) Network Security
8 11 (21.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (21.57%) MPLS
9 10 (19.61%) VoIP
10 8 (15.69%) BGP
10 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
11 7 (13.73%) DHCP
11 7 (13.73%) DNS
12 5 (9.80%) VLAN
13 4 (7.84%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
13 4 (7.84%) SNMP
13 4 (7.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Automotive
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Network Engineer
2 18 (35.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (35.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Network Support
3 6 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Designer
5 4 (7.84%) Network Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) CSS
2 3 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.92%) ELK Stack
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Blog
5 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Unix
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Fedora
5 2 (3.92%) SUSE
5 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Network Design
2 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 9 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (15.69%) Network Management
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (5.88%) Network Planning
8 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.92%) Application Performance Management
9 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.92%) DevOps
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.92%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (78.43%) CCNA
2 40 (78.43%) CCNP
3 21 (41.18%) CCDP
4 17 (33.33%) CCIE
5 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
6 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 6 (11.76%) CCVP
8 4 (7.84%) Degree
8 4 (7.84%) JNCIA
8 4 (7.84%) JNCIS
9 3 (5.88%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.96%) CCA
10 1 (1.96%) CCSA
10 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.96%) GSEC
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.96%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Netcool
2 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) Terraform
2 2 (3.92%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 42 (82.35%) Cisco
2 18 (35.29%) F5
3 17 (33.33%) Juniper
4 12 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 11 (21.57%) VMware
6 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
7 8 (15.69%) Citrix
8 6 (11.76%) Fortinet
9 5 (9.80%) Aruba
9 5 (9.80%) Palo Alto
10 4 (7.84%) Nokia
10 4 (7.84%) Riverbed
10 4 (7.84%) Sourcefire
11 3 (5.88%) Brocade
11 3 (5.88%) HP
11 3 (5.88%) Huawei
11 3 (5.88%) IronPort
11 3 (5.88%) Meraki
12 2 (3.92%) New Relic
12 2 (3.92%) ScanSafe