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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 570 555 524
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -31
Contract jobs citing CCDA 20 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.027% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.14% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£375 £419 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +2.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £250 £408
% change year-on-year
+52.50% -38.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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
9097 9302 7795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.78% 19.32% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5496 4195
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 479 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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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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 -1 7 £400 +60.00% 2
London +4 6 £375 -37.50% 2
West Midlands -7 3 - -
Yorkshire -18 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £363 - 2
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CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) CCNP
4 18 (66.67%) CCNA
5 16 (59.26%) CCDP
5 16 (59.26%) Juniper
6 11 (40.74%) Firewall
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
7 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
7 10 (37.04%) LAN
7 10 (37.04%) WAN
8 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) VPN
8 9 (33.33%) DNS
8 9 (33.33%) VMware
9 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.93%) CCIE
10 7 (25.93%) ITIL
10 7 (25.93%) Wireless
11 6 (22.22%) JNCIS
11 6 (22.22%) Network Security
11 6 (22.22%) Linux
12 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
12 5 (18.52%) Network Design
13 4 (14.81%) Retail
13 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
13 4 (14.81%) JNCIP
13 4 (14.81%) MODAF

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (37.04%) LAN
2 10 (37.04%) WAN
3 9 (33.33%) VPN
3 9 (33.33%) DNS
4 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.93%) Wireless
6 6 (22.22%) Network Security
7 4 (14.81%) DHCP
7 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
7 4 (14.81%) HTTP
8 3 (11.11%) ATM
8 3 (11.11%) SSL
8 3 (11.11%) MPLS
8 3 (11.11%) OSPF
8 3 (11.11%) BGP
8 3 (11.11%) IPsec
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Network Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Security Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
2 5 (18.52%) Network Design
3 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (14.81%) MODAF
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Product Management
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) BCP
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (81.48%) CCNP
3 18 (66.67%) CCNA
4 16 (59.26%) CCDP
5 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) CCIE
7 6 (22.22%) JNCIS
8 4 (14.81%) JNCIP
8 4 (14.81%) CCSA
8 4 (14.81%) JNCIA
9 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) CCSE
10 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (7.41%) Degree
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (7.41%) CISSP
10 2 (7.41%) MCSE
10 2 (7.41%) MCSA
11 1 (3.70%) MCP
11 1 (3.70%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) Dell
5 4 (14.81%) Nortel
6 3 (11.11%) F5
7 2 (7.41%) Remedy
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.70%) Compaq
8 1 (3.70%) Nokia
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (3.70%) McAfee
8 1 (3.70%) IronPort
8 1 (3.70%) Brocade
8 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat