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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 573 537 548
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +11
Contract jobs citing CCDA 15 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.044% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £332 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £515 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.96% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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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
9940 8224 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.05% 17.30% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 4655 4944
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 389 564
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 12 £400 -15.78% 6
South East -9 2 - - 2
South West - 1 £330 - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (76.67%) Cisco
2 23 (76.67%) CCNA
3 19 (63.33%) CCDP
4 18 (60.00%) CCNP
5 17 (56.67%) LAN
6 13 (43.33%) Juniper
6 13 (43.33%) Firewall
7 12 (40.00%) WAN
8 11 (36.67%) Wireless
9 10 (33.33%) CCIE
10 8 (26.67%) VPN
11 7 (23.33%) VoIP
12 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 6 (20.00%) Network Design
13 5 (16.67%) CCVP
13 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (16.67%) F5
13 5 (16.67%) SAN
13 5 (16.67%) Nokia
13 5 (16.67%) HP
13 5 (16.67%) ITIL
13 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
14 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
14 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (13.33%) Network Security
14 4 (13.33%) Wireless Security

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) LAN
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) WAN
4 11 (36.67%) Wireless
5 8 (26.67%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) VoIP
7 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 5 (16.67%) SAN
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (13.33%) Network Security
9 4 (13.33%) Wireless Security
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (10.00%) HTTP
10 3 (10.00%) DHCP
10 3 (10.00%) DNS
11 2 (6.67%) OSPF
11 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
11 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Consultant
2 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Security Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (10.00%) SUSE
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Network Design
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.00%) MODAF
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (76.67%) CCNA
3 19 (63.33%) CCDP
4 18 (60.00%) CCNP
5 10 (33.33%) CCIE
6 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) CCVP
7 4 (13.33%) JNCIA
7 4 (13.33%) Degree
8 3 (10.00%) JNCIS
8 3 (10.00%) JNCIP
9 2 (6.67%) CCA
9 2 (6.67%) CCDE
10 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (3.33%) CCSA
10 1 (3.33%) CCIP
10 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) Juniper
3 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.67%) Nokia
4 5 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) F5
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Dell
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.00%) Remedy
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Nortel
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.33%) Brocade
7 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.33%) Riverbed