The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 558 545 526
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing CCDA 11 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.022% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9068 8298 9014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.66% 17.86% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5187 4518 4741
Average daily rate £379 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 456 558
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
CCDA
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 - 10 £400 - 4
West Midlands -18 1 £400 +12.28%
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco
3 17 (65.38%) CCDP
4 15 (57.69%) CCNA
5 14 (53.85%) LAN
6 12 (46.15%) Wireless
6 12 (46.15%) CCNP
7 10 (38.46%) Juniper
7 10 (38.46%) Firewall
8 9 (34.62%) HP
9 8 (30.77%) CCIE
9 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
9 8 (30.77%) Degree
10 7 (26.92%) Network Security
10 7 (26.92%) Finance
10 7 (26.92%) C
11 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
11 4 (15.38%) VPN
11 4 (15.38%) VoIP
11 4 (15.38%) Wireless Security
11 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (15.38%) F5
12 3 (11.54%) Retail
12 3 (11.54%) WAN
12 3 (11.54%) ITIL
12 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
12 3 (11.54%) Nokia
13 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (7.69%) CCVP
13 2 (7.69%) CSS

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) Wireless
3 10 (38.46%) Firewall
4 7 (26.92%) Network Security
5 4 (15.38%) Wireless Security
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (15.38%) VoIP
5 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) WAN
7 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 2 (7.69%) SAN
7 2 (7.69%) OSPF
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (3.85%) HSRP
8 1 (3.85%) Multicast
8 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.85%) WAAS
8 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Dutch Language
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Consultant
2 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Sales Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Security Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
2 2 (7.69%) Network Design
2 2 (7.69%) MODAF
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (3.85%) Change Control
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) CCDP
3 15 (57.69%) CCNA
4 12 (46.15%) CCNP
5 8 (30.77%) CCIE
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) CCVP
7 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CCSA
7 1 (3.85%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) Juniper
3 9 (34.62%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) Nokia
6 1 (3.85%) Nortel
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) McAfee
6 1 (3.85%) BT
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.85%) Brocade
6 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
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