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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 604 578 579
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing CCDA 23 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.039% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £336 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £595 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £400 £203
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +97.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
10752 9886 9780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.98% 19.50% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6844 5661 5655
Average daily rate £405 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 481 495
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Yorkshire +6 7 £400 - 1
West Midlands -3 6 £375 -
South East -24 5 £339 -15.31%
London -8 4 £400 -27.27%
East of England - 1 - -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (86.67%) CCNA
3 36 (80.00%) Cisco
4 30 (66.67%) CCNP
5 29 (64.44%) WAN
6 27 (60.00%) LAN
7 22 (48.89%) Firewall
8 21 (46.67%) CCDP
9 17 (37.78%) Juniper
10 16 (35.56%) VPN
11 15 (33.33%) Linux
11 15 (33.33%) Network Security
12 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (26.67%) F5
13 12 (26.67%) VMware
14 11 (24.44%) Windows
15 10 (22.22%) MCSE
15 10 (22.22%) VoIP
15 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (22.22%) JNCIA
16 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 9 (20.00%) DNS
16 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
17 8 (17.78%) DHCP
17 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
18 7 (15.56%) JNCIS
18 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Management
18 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
18 7 (15.56%) CCIE
19 6 (13.33%) Dell

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (64.44%) WAN
2 27 (60.00%) LAN
3 22 (48.89%) Firewall
4 16 (35.56%) VPN
5 15 (33.33%) Network Security
6 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (22.22%) VoIP
8 9 (20.00%) DNS
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (17.78%) DHCP
10 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
10 6 (13.33%) HTTP
10 6 (13.33%) SAN
10 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.33%) Wireshark
11 4 (8.89%) BGP
11 4 (8.89%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (6.67%) MPLS
12 3 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Designer
6 4 (8.89%) Network Designer
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.44%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Blog
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 6 (13.33%) SUSE
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 2 (4.44%) Fedora
5 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 6 (13.33%) Network Design
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.67%) MODAF
5 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (4.44%) Application Performance Management
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.22%) CAD
7 1 (2.22%) Change Control
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (86.67%) CCNA
3 30 (66.67%) CCNP
4 21 (46.67%) CCDP
5 10 (22.22%) JNCIA
5 10 (22.22%) MCSE
5 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (15.56%) CCIE
7 7 (15.56%) JNCIS
8 6 (13.33%) JNCIP
8 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 4 (8.89%) CCSA
9 4 (8.89%) CCSE
9 4 (8.89%) CCVP
10 3 (6.67%) Degree
10 3 (6.67%) MCSA
11 1 (2.22%) MCITP
11 1 (2.22%) MCP
11 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) Terraform
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (80.00%) Cisco
2 17 (37.78%) Juniper
3 12 (26.67%) F5
3 12 (26.67%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.33%) Dell
6 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.33%) Riverbed
6 6 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.89%) Cramer
7 4 (8.89%) Nokia
8 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.44%) Avaya
9 2 (4.44%) New Relic
9 2 (4.44%) Splunk