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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 573 563 507
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -56
Contract jobs citing CCDA 10 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.024% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
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£725 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £155 £363
% change year-on-year
- -57.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9843 9579 7761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.48% 19.42% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5398 4158
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 491 449
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

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 1 April 2015. 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 5 £725 +31.81% 5
South East -22 4 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (85.19%) Cisco
3 22 (81.48%) CCNA
4 17 (62.96%) CCNP
5 15 (55.56%) CCDP
6 13 (48.15%) WAN
7 12 (44.44%) CCIE
8 11 (40.74%) Juniper
9 10 (37.04%) LAN
10 9 (33.33%) VPN
10 9 (33.33%) Firewall
11 8 (29.63%) DNS
12 7 (25.93%) Windows
12 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
12 7 (25.93%) VMware
12 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (22.22%) Wireless
13 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
13 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
14 5 (18.52%) Linux
14 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (18.52%) Network Design
14 5 (18.52%) Network Security
14 5 (18.52%) JNCIS
15 4 (14.81%) CCSE
15 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
15 4 (14.81%) MODAF
15 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
15 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) WAN
2 10 (37.04%) LAN
3 9 (33.33%) VPN
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
4 8 (29.63%) DNS
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (22.22%) Wireless
6 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 5 (18.52%) Network Security
8 4 (14.81%) IPsec
8 4 (14.81%) SSL
9 3 (11.11%) DHCP
9 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 3 (11.11%) HTTP
9 3 (11.11%) VoIP
9 3 (11.11%) SAN
9 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (7.41%) HSRP
10 2 (7.41%) FWSM
10 2 (7.41%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.41%) PerformancePoint
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Network Designer
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Lead Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Designer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Security Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 5 (18.52%) Network Design
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) MODAF
3 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) BCP
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (81.48%) CCNA
3 17 (62.96%) CCNP
4 15 (55.56%) CCDP
5 12 (44.44%) CCIE
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (18.52%) JNCIS
7 4 (14.81%) CCSE
7 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) CCSA
7 4 (14.81%) MCSE
8 3 (11.11%) CCA
8 3 (11.11%) CISSP
8 3 (11.11%) CCDE
8 3 (11.11%) JNCIA
8 3 (11.11%) JNCIP
9 2 (7.41%) VCAP
9 2 (7.41%) VCP5
9 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (7.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) UAG
2 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) Juniper
3 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 3 (11.11%) EMC
5 3 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) Nokia
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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