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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 557 606 596
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -10
Contract jobs citing CCDA 46 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.030% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 13
Median daily rate £360 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £435 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
9240 10437 10764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.72% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5846 6405 6200
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 496 501
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +16 14 £500 -
West Midlands - 13 £450 -
South East - 9 £300 - 2
North West +2 4 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South West +8 2 £185 -53.75%
North East - 1 £400 -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (88.16%) CCNA
3 64 (84.21%) Cisco
4 53 (69.74%) WAN
5 47 (61.84%) CCNP
6 42 (55.26%) LAN
7 34 (44.74%) Firewall
8 31 (40.79%) CCDP
9 30 (39.47%) Juniper
10 29 (38.16%) VPN
11 27 (35.53%) Network Design
12 26 (34.21%) Wireless
13 24 (31.58%) ITIL
14 22 (28.95%) Data Centre
15 20 (26.32%) Network Security
15 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
15 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
15 20 (26.32%) CheckPoint
16 18 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (22.37%) Load Balancing
17 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
18 16 (21.05%) F5
18 16 (21.05%) CCIE
19 15 (19.74%) VoIP
20 14 (18.42%) SQL
20 14 (18.42%) Unified Communications
20 14 (18.42%) Cisco Wireless
21 13 (17.11%) DNS
21 13 (17.11%) VMware
21 13 (17.11%) Telecoms

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 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 3 (3.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
1 1 (1.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (69.74%) WAN
2 42 (55.26%) LAN
3 34 (44.74%) Firewall
4 29 (38.16%) VPN
5 26 (34.21%) Wireless
6 20 (26.32%) Network Security
7 18 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (19.74%) VoIP
9 14 (18.42%) Cisco Wireless
9 14 (18.42%) Unified Communications
10 13 (17.11%) DNS
11 12 (15.79%) DHCP
11 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 11 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (14.47%) MPLS
13 10 (13.16%) NetScaler
14 8 (10.53%) HTTP
15 7 (9.21%) Ethernet
15 7 (9.21%) IP Telephony
15 7 (9.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Automotive
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Military
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (65.79%) Network Engineer
2 25 (32.89%) Cisco Engineer
2 25 (32.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Designer
3 11 (14.47%) Network Designer
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Network Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Network Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Network Support
6 5 (6.58%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) CSS
2 5 (6.58%) Web Services
3 2 (2.63%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.63%) XMPP
4 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Linux
3 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.21%) SUSE
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Network Design
2 24 (31.58%) ITIL
3 17 (22.37%) Load Balancing
4 12 (15.79%) Network Architecture
5 10 (13.16%) Migration
5 10 (13.16%) Network Management
6 8 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (9.21%) Problem Management
7 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.89%) Service Management
9 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.26%) Change Control
10 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.95%) Information Security
11 3 (3.95%) Network Optimisation
11 3 (3.95%) Network Planning
12 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (88.16%) CCNA
3 47 (61.84%) CCNP
4 31 (40.79%) CCDP
5 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
7 16 (21.05%) CCIE
8 11 (14.47%) JNCIA
9 10 (13.16%) CCVP
10 8 (10.53%) JNCIP
10 8 (10.53%) JNCIS
11 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (6.58%) CCSA
12 5 (6.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (2.63%) CNA
13 2 (2.63%) CNE
13 2 (2.63%) MCSA
13 2 (2.63%) MCSE
13 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (2.63%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco CME
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.63%) Netcool
2 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
2 2 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 64 (84.21%) Cisco
2 30 (39.47%) Juniper
3 20 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.05%) F5
5 13 (17.11%) VMware
6 12 (15.79%) Citrix
7 7 (9.21%) Dell
7 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
7 7 (9.21%) Riverbed
8 6 (7.89%) Avaya
8 6 (7.89%) Nokia
8 6 (7.89%) Palo Alto
9 5 (6.58%) Aruba
9 5 (6.58%) Fortinet
9 5 (6.58%) Nortel
10 3 (3.95%) Brocade
10 3 (3.95%) HP
10 3 (3.95%) Huawei
10 3 (3.95%) Sourcefire