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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 510 488 482
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs citing CCDP 55 51 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.58% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 13
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£450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £230 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £338 £255
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +380.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -
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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
10725 8790 7432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.19% 19.56% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6363 4795 4034
Average daily rate £400 £380 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 416 445
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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 +4 21 £450 +44.00% 13
London -14 10 £450 +80.00% 4
East of England +18 9 £475 - 3
Yorkshire - 9 £350 - 1
West Midlands -3 2 £338 -3.57% 2
South West -9 1 £425 +142.85% 5
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 6
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UK

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (94.21%) Cisco
3 95 (78.51%) CCNP
4 59 (48.76%) CCNA
5 51 (42.15%) WAN
6 50 (41.32%) BGP
6 50 (41.32%) Firewall
7 47 (38.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 44 (36.36%) Network Design
8 44 (36.36%) LAN
9 43 (35.54%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (31.40%) CCIE
11 37 (30.58%) OSPF
12 36 (29.75%) F5
13 33 (27.27%) Juniper
14 31 (25.62%) VPN
15 29 (23.97%) MPLS
16 27 (22.31%) Network Security
17 26 (21.49%) Load Balancing
18 24 (19.83%) ITIL
19 23 (19.01%) HP
19 23 (19.01%) Network Management
20 22 (18.18%) CCIP
21 21 (17.36%) WLAN
21 21 (17.36%) EIGRP
22 20 (16.53%) Security Cleared
23 19 (15.70%) Telecoms
23 19 (15.70%) CheckPoint
24 16 (13.22%) VoIP
25 15 (12.40%) Linux

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (4.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.65%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (42.15%) WAN
2 50 (41.32%) BGP
2 50 (41.32%) Firewall
3 47 (38.84%) Cisco Nexus
4 44 (36.36%) LAN
5 43 (35.54%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (30.58%) OSPF
7 31 (25.62%) VPN
8 29 (23.97%) MPLS
9 27 (22.31%) Network Security
10 21 (17.36%) EIGRP
10 21 (17.36%) WLAN
11 16 (13.22%) VoIP
12 14 (11.57%) IPsec
13 12 (9.92%) Unified Communications
13 12 (9.92%) Ethernet
14 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
14 11 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (9.09%) BIG-IP
15 10 (8.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.65%) PerformancePoint
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (15.70%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Retail
3 6 (4.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (42.98%) Network Engineer
2 31 (25.62%) Architect
3 29 (23.97%) Design Engineer
4 21 (17.36%) Network Design Engineer
5 20 (16.53%) Network Architect
6 17 (14.05%) Consultant
7 14 (11.57%) Network Consultant
8 11 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
8 11 (9.09%) Senior Architect
9 10 (8.26%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.96%) Network Manager
11 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) IP Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (4.13%) Security Manager
12 5 (4.13%) Lead Architect
12 5 (4.13%) Network Security Manager
13 4 (3.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) .NET
1 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.13%) PKI
2 5 (4.13%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.83%) Life Science
4 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.40%) Linux
2 10 (8.26%) Windows
3 7 (5.79%) UNIX
4 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.31%) Android
6 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.36%) Network Design
2 26 (21.49%) Load Balancing
3 24 (19.83%) ITIL
4 23 (19.01%) Network Management
5 10 (8.26%) Migration
6 9 (7.44%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (6.61%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (6.61%) Network Architecture
7 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.61%) Project Management
7 8 (6.61%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.79%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.13%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (4.13%) Process Management
10 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.13%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (4.13%) Validation
10 5 (4.13%) TOGAF
11 4 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.92%) Lisp
2 2 (1.65%) SQL
3 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 121 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (78.51%) CCNP
3 59 (48.76%) CCNA
4 38 (31.40%) CCIE
5 22 (18.18%) CCIP
6 20 (16.53%) Security Cleared
7 15 (12.40%) MCSE
7 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (12.40%) SC Cleared
8 13 (10.74%) CCDA
9 11 (9.09%) CCSP
9 11 (9.09%) MCITP
10 8 (6.61%) CCSE
10 8 (6.61%) CISSP
11 7 (5.79%) CCVP
11 7 (5.79%) MCSA
12 6 (4.96%) CCSA
12 6 (4.96%) CCDE
13 5 (4.13%) RHCSA
13 5 (4.13%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) SLA
2 6 (4.96%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.31%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Firmware
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) UAG
3 2 (1.65%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) OPNET
2 8 (6.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (6.61%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 114 (94.21%) Cisco
2 36 (29.75%) F5
3 33 (27.27%) Juniper
4 23 (19.01%) HP
5 19 (15.70%) CheckPoint
6 15 (12.40%) BMC
6 15 (12.40%) TippingPoint
7 12 (9.92%) Nokia
7 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
8 10 (8.26%) VMware
8 10 (8.26%) Blue Coat
9 9 (7.44%) EMC
10 8 (6.61%) Motorola
11 7 (5.79%) Mercator
11 7 (5.79%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.96%) Riverbed
12 6 (4.96%) Tandberg
13 5 (4.13%) Redback
13 5 (4.13%) Radware
13 5 (4.13%) Apple
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