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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK / England
Rank 532 572 571
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -1
Contract jobs citing CCDA 38 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.043% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
Median daily rate £323 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £420 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £475 £338
% change year-on-year
-33.42% +40.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8247 9801 9486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.22% 21.05% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 6006 5627
Median daily rate £423 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 451 434
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +89.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +15 11 £500 +17.64%
South East - 8 £300 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £313 -
North West +33 5 - - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
South West - 1 £185 -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 62 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (93.55%) CCNA
3 52 (83.87%) Cisco
4 43 (69.35%) WAN
5 36 (58.06%) LAN
6 34 (54.84%) CCNP
7 29 (46.77%) Juniper
8 25 (40.32%) CCDP
8 25 (40.32%) ITIL
8 25 (40.32%) VPN
8 25 (40.32%) Firewall
8 25 (40.32%) Network Design
9 18 (29.03%) Data Centre
10 17 (27.42%) Network Security
11 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
11 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
12 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
12 15 (24.19%) Wireless
13 13 (20.97%) Telecoms
13 13 (20.97%) SQL
13 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
13 13 (20.97%) Network Architecture
13 13 (20.97%) Unified Communications
14 12 (19.35%) DNS
14 12 (19.35%) JNCIA
15 11 (17.74%) Migration
15 11 (17.74%) CCIE
15 11 (17.74%) VoIP
15 11 (17.74%) DHCP
15 11 (17.74%) Linux

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 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 43 (69.35%) WAN
2 36 (58.06%) LAN
3 25 (40.32%) Firewall
3 25 (40.32%) VPN
4 17 (27.42%) Network Security
5 15 (24.19%) Wireless
6 13 (20.97%) Unified Communications
7 12 (19.35%) DNS
8 11 (17.74%) DHCP
8 11 (17.74%) VoIP
9 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (16.13%) NetScaler
9 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 9 (14.52%) MPLS
11 8 (12.90%) Ethernet
11 8 (12.90%) HTTP
12 7 (11.29%) BGP
12 7 (11.29%) IP Telephony
12 7 (11.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (20.97%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Network Engineer
2 18 (29.03%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (29.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Designer
3 10 (16.13%) Network Designer
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Network Specialist
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Network Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) IP Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) WAN Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) CSS
2 5 (8.06%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Replication
3 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Windows
3 7 (11.29%) SUSE
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) ITIL
1 25 (40.32%) Network Design
2 13 (20.97%) Network Architecture
3 11 (17.74%) Migration
4 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
4 9 (14.52%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.68%) Change Control
5 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.06%) Network Management
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 4 (6.45%) Service Management
8 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.84%) Information Security
8 3 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.23%) Information Governance
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.23%) Presales
9 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (93.55%) CCNA
3 34 (54.84%) CCNP
4 25 (40.32%) CCDP
5 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
7 12 (19.35%) JNCIA
8 11 (17.74%) CCIE
9 10 (16.13%) CCVP
10 9 (14.52%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (11.29%) JNCIP
11 7 (11.29%) JNCIS
12 5 (8.06%) CCSA
12 5 (8.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (3.23%) CNA
13 2 (3.23%) CNE
13 2 (3.23%) Degree
13 2 (3.23%) MCSE
13 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (3.23%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco CME
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 52 (83.87%) Cisco
2 29 (46.77%) Juniper
3 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
5 9 (14.52%) VMware
6 8 (12.90%) F5
7 7 (11.29%) Dell
7 7 (11.29%) Nokia
7 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.68%) Avaya
8 6 (9.68%) Citrix
9 5 (8.06%) Nortel
9 5 (8.06%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.23%) AirMagnet
10 2 (3.23%) CA
10 2 (3.23%) Novell
10 2 (3.23%) Remedy
11 1 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.61%) Brocade
11 1 (1.61%) Forcepoint