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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 564 568 551
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing CCDA 24 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 6
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£475 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +8.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £369
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £28.66 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
CCDA
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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
10232 9560 8563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.03% 18.68% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6236 5510 4762
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 402 444
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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 -6 16 £475 +18.75% 2
West Midlands - 3 - -
South East -19 2 £340 - 3
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
East of England - 1 £338 - 1
CCDA
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CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (90.91%) CCNP
3 39 (88.64%) Cisco
4 32 (72.73%) CCNA
5 26 (59.09%) Firewall
6 24 (54.55%) Juniper
6 24 (54.55%) CheckPoint
7 22 (50.00%) CCIE
7 22 (50.00%) DNS
8 18 (40.91%) CCDP
9 16 (36.36%) WAN
9 16 (36.36%) DHCP
9 16 (36.36%) TCP/IP
10 15 (34.09%) LAN
10 15 (34.09%) Network Security
11 13 (29.55%) CCSA
12 12 (27.27%) Wireless
12 12 (27.27%) SQL
12 12 (27.27%) Windows
12 12 (27.27%) BGP
12 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
13 11 (25.00%) OSPF
13 11 (25.00%) CCIP
13 11 (25.00%) VPN
14 10 (22.73%) SNA
14 10 (22.73%) EIGRP
15 9 (20.45%) Radware
15 9 (20.45%) SNMP
15 9 (20.45%) ITIL
15 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) Firewall
2 22 (50.00%) DNS
3 16 (36.36%) WAN
3 16 (36.36%) DHCP
3 16 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 15 (34.09%) LAN
4 15 (34.09%) Network Security
5 12 (27.27%) BGP
5 12 (27.27%) Wireless
6 11 (25.00%) OSPF
6 11 (25.00%) VPN
7 10 (22.73%) SNA
7 10 (22.73%) EIGRP
8 9 (20.45%) SNMP
8 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (13.64%) ATM
10 5 (11.36%) MPLS
11 4 (9.09%) VoIP
11 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Local Government
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) SUSE
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL
1 9 (20.45%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (18.18%) Network Design
3 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.64%) Network Management
4 4 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 4 (9.09%) MODAF
4 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.82%) Product Management
5 3 (6.82%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (6.82%) Security Hardening
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Perl
2 5 (11.36%) Python
2 5 (11.36%) Ruby
3 3 (6.82%) Tcl
3 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (90.91%) CCNP
3 32 (72.73%) CCNA
4 22 (50.00%) CCIE
5 18 (40.91%) CCDP
6 13 (29.55%) CCSA
7 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 11 (25.00%) CCIP
9 6 (13.64%) JNCIS
9 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 4 (9.09%) JNCIP
10 4 (9.09%) JNCIA
11 2 (4.55%) CCSE
11 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (4.55%) Degree
12 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (2.27%) MCSE
12 1 (2.27%) MCSA
12 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (2.27%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Cisco
2 24 (54.55%) Juniper
2 24 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 9 (20.45%) Radware
3 9 (20.45%) Akamai
4 8 (18.18%) VMware
5 7 (15.91%) Nortel
6 5 (11.36%) F5
7 4 (9.09%) Dell
8 3 (6.82%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.82%) 3Com
8 3 (6.82%) Remedy
9 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.55%) Citrix
9 2 (4.55%) Nokia
9 2 (4.55%) Siemens
9 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.27%) IronPort
10 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
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