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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 563 558 534
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing CCDA 19 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.029% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
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£363 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £241 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £601 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £250 £369
% change year-on-year
+40.50% -32.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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
9435 9299 8108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.52% 19.08% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5573 5437 4378
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 428 465
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 June 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
South East -20 7 £370 +48.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £363 - 2
London -18 3 £375 -14.28% 3
West Midlands +2 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
East of England - 1 £338 - 1
CCDA
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CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 25 (86.21%) CCNP
3 21 (72.41%) CCNA
4 18 (62.07%) CCDP
5 16 (55.17%) Juniper
6 11 (37.93%) LAN
6 11 (37.93%) WAN
6 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) Firewall
8 9 (31.03%) Windows
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
8 9 (31.03%) CCIE
9 8 (27.59%) VPN
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
9 8 (27.59%) VMware
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (24.14%) Wireless
10 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
11 6 (20.69%) JNCIS
12 5 (17.24%) Network Design
12 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
12 5 (17.24%) Network Security
12 5 (17.24%) Linux
12 5 (17.24%) DHCP
12 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
13 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
13 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
13 4 (13.79%) HTTP

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) LAN
1 11 (37.93%) WAN
2 10 (34.48%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) DNS
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 7 (24.14%) Wireless
6 5 (17.24%) DHCP
6 5 (17.24%) Network Security
7 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
7 4 (13.79%) HTTP
7 4 (13.79%) ATM
8 3 (10.34%) BGP
8 3 (10.34%) MPLS
8 3 (10.34%) 4G
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (6.90%) FWSM
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Network Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Network Designer
3 3 (10.34%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Security Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Voice Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) SUSE
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) MODAF
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
3 3 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.34%) Product Management
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) eTOM
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (86.21%) CCNP
3 21 (72.41%) CCNA
4 18 (62.07%) CCDP
5 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
6 9 (31.03%) CCIE
7 6 (20.69%) JNCIS
8 4 (13.79%) JNCIP
8 4 (13.79%) JNCIA
8 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) CCSA
10 2 (6.90%) CCSE
10 2 (6.90%) Degree
10 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (3.45%) MCP
11 1 (3.45%) MCSE
11 1 (3.45%) MCSA
11 1 (3.45%) CCA
11 1 (3.45%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) Juniper
3 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Nortel
4 4 (13.79%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Siemens
5 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) F5
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.45%) Brocade
6 1 (3.45%) IronPort
6 1 (3.45%) Nokia
6 1 (3.45%) Compaq
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
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