The table below looks at the statistics for CCDP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDP over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 508 483 533
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +50
Contract jobs citing CCDP 75 74 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.87% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -20.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £222 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £444 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £305 £390
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -21.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
CCDP
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
9453 8554 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 17.58% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4742 4877
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 442 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.26 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.97 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CCDP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCDP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCDP Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCDP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCDP across the England region.

CCDP Daily Rate Trend in England

CCDP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCDP across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CCDP Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCDP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCDP across the England region.

CCDP Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCDP
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 CCDP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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 +32 35 £419 +11.66% 13
South East -7 13 £253 -30.34% 2
East of England -34 11 £338 +32.35% 2
Yorkshire +11 10 £350 -10.82% 4
West Midlands -27 4 £330 -8.96% 3
East Midlands +2 1 £463 -
North West 0 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 2
CCDP
UK

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCDP 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 CCDP.

1 115 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (92.17%) Cisco
3 88 (76.52%) CCNP
4 54 (46.96%) LAN
5 51 (44.35%) WAN
6 49 (42.61%) CCIE
6 49 (42.61%) Firewall
7 46 (40.00%) Juniper
8 40 (34.78%) Network Design
9 38 (33.04%) BGP
10 36 (31.30%) OSPF
11 34 (29.57%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (29.57%) F5
12 32 (27.83%) CheckPoint
13 31 (26.96%) MPLS
14 26 (22.61%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (21.74%) Network Management
15 25 (21.74%) Network Security
15 25 (21.74%) VoIP
16 23 (20.00%) VPN
17 20 (17.39%) Wireless
17 20 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
18 19 (16.52%) CCNA
19 17 (14.78%) IPsec
19 17 (14.78%) Cisco PIX
20 16 (13.91%) Load Balancing
20 16 (13.91%) Finance
20 16 (13.91%) CCDA
20 16 (13.91%) SNMP
21 15 (13.04%) TCP/IP

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCDP 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 CCDP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.09%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 54 (46.96%) LAN
2 51 (44.35%) WAN
3 49 (42.61%) Firewall
4 38 (33.04%) BGP
5 36 (31.30%) OSPF
6 34 (29.57%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (26.96%) MPLS
8 26 (22.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (21.74%) Network Security
9 25 (21.74%) VoIP
10 23 (20.00%) VPN
11 20 (17.39%) Wireless
12 17 (14.78%) IPsec
12 17 (14.78%) Cisco PIX
13 16 (13.91%) SNMP
14 15 (13.04%) TCP/IP
14 15 (13.04%) WLAN
15 13 (11.30%) FWSM
16 12 (10.43%) EIGRP
17 9 (7.83%) DNS
General
1 16 (13.91%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.96%) Retail
4 7 (6.09%) Banking
5 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Publishing
6 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.74%) German Language
7 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (27.83%) Network Engineer
2 30 (26.09%) Architect
3 22 (19.13%) Consultant
4 19 (16.52%) Network Architect
5 13 (11.30%) Design Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Security Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (7.83%) IP Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Network Consultant
8 8 (6.96%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) Sales Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
11 5 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
12 4 (3.48%) Administrator
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Security Engineer
12 4 (3.48%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) CSS
2 1 (0.87%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.48%) FlexPod
2 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.87%) SecurID
2 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Linux
3 2 (1.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) Network Design
2 25 (21.74%) Network Management
3 16 (13.91%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (8.70%) Network Architecture
5 9 (7.83%) Change Control
6 8 (6.96%) Migration
7 7 (6.09%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.09%) Project Management
8 6 (5.22%) ITIL
8 6 (5.22%) Change Management
9 5 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (3.48%) Low Latency
10 4 (3.48%) Demand Forecasting
10 4 (3.48%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.61%) MODAF
11 3 (2.61%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (2.61%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.61%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.61%) Lisp
1 3 (2.61%) C
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (76.52%) CCNP
3 49 (42.61%) CCIE
4 20 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
5 19 (16.52%) CCNA
6 16 (13.91%) CCDA
7 15 (13.04%) CCSP
7 15 (13.04%) CISSP
8 14 (12.17%) Security Cleared
9 9 (7.83%) CCSA
9 9 (7.83%) CCVP
9 9 (7.83%) CCIP
10 8 (6.96%) JNCIP
11 6 (5.22%) Degree
11 6 (5.22%) JNCIE
12 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
12 5 (4.35%) JNCIS
12 5 (4.35%) CCSE
13 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
13 3 (2.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.48%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) FortiGate
2 8 (6.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.61%) OPNET
Vendors
1 106 (92.17%) Cisco
2 46 (40.00%) Juniper
3 34 (29.57%) F5
4 32 (27.83%) CheckPoint
5 15 (13.04%) HP
6 9 (7.83%) Redback
6 9 (7.83%) Nokia
7 8 (6.96%) BMC
7 8 (6.96%) Blue Coat
7 8 (6.96%) TippingPoint
8 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.22%) Radware
8 6 (5.22%) Riverbed
9 5 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.35%) Aruba
9 5 (4.35%) Websense
10 3 (2.61%) Motorola
11 2 (1.74%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.74%) Avaya
11 2 (1.74%) Remedy
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