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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK / England
Rank 545 589 580
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -9
Contract jobs citing CCDA 22 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.046% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.22% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 4
Median daily rate £320 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £389
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +15.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8664 10172 9424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.71% 21.32% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5547 6380 5467
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 406 442
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.60 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.65 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
South East +27 5 £300 -18.64%
Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 1
London +20 4 £500 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +6 4 £313 -
North West +20 3 - - 1
South West +9 1 £185 -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (93.33%) CCNA
3 49 (81.67%) Cisco
4 42 (70.00%) WAN
5 33 (55.00%) LAN
6 32 (53.33%) CCNP
7 28 (46.67%) Juniper
8 27 (45.00%) ITIL
9 26 (43.33%) CCDP
10 24 (40.00%) Network Design
11 23 (38.33%) Firewall
11 23 (38.33%) VPN
12 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
12 18 (30.00%) Data Centre
13 16 (26.67%) Network Security
14 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 15 (25.00%) CheckPoint
14 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 14 (23.33%) Wireless
16 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
16 13 (21.67%) Unified Communications
17 12 (20.00%) Network Architecture
18 11 (18.33%) Migration
18 11 (18.33%) JNCIA
18 11 (18.33%) CCIE
18 11 (18.33%) SQL
19 10 (16.67%) Linux
19 10 (16.67%) DNS
19 10 (16.67%) VoIP
19 10 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

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 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 42 (70.00%) WAN
2 33 (55.00%) LAN
3 23 (38.33%) Firewall
3 23 (38.33%) VPN
4 16 (26.67%) Network Security
5 14 (23.33%) Wireless
6 13 (21.67%) Unified Communications
7 10 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (16.67%) DNS
7 10 (16.67%) VoIP
8 9 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (15.00%) DHCP
8 9 (15.00%) NetScaler
8 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (11.67%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (11.67%) Ethernet
9 7 (11.67%) HTTP
9 7 (11.67%) IP Telephony
9 7 (11.67%) MPLS
10 6 (10.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Designer
3 10 (16.67%) Network Designer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Network Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Author
8 3 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) IP Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) CSS
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) SUSE
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) ITIL
2 24 (40.00%) Network Design
3 12 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 11 (18.33%) Migration
5 10 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 7 (11.67%) Change Control
7 7 (11.67%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
8 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.67%) eTOM
9 4 (6.67%) Network Management
9 4 (6.67%) Service Management
10 3 (5.00%) Information Security
10 3 (5.00%) Project Management
11 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.33%) ITSM
11 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (93.33%) CCNA
3 32 (53.33%) CCNP
4 26 (43.33%) CCDP
5 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (18.33%) CCIE
7 11 (18.33%) JNCIA
8 10 (16.67%) CCVP
8 10 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (10.00%) JNCIP
9 6 (10.00%) JNCIS
10 5 (8.33%) CCSA
10 5 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (3.33%) CNA
11 2 (3.33%) CNE
11 2 (3.33%) Degree
11 2 (3.33%) MCSE
11 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (3.33%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco CME
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 49 (81.67%) Cisco
2 28 (46.67%) Juniper
3 15 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.33%) F5
4 8 (13.33%) VMware
5 7 (11.67%) Nokia
6 6 (10.00%) Citrix
6 6 (10.00%) Dell
6 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.33%) Avaya
7 5 (8.33%) Nortel
8 4 (6.67%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.33%) AirMagnet
9 2 (3.33%) CA
9 2 (3.33%) Novell
9 2 (3.33%) Remedy
10 1 (1.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.67%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto