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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 567 540 544
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs citing CCDP 29 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.56% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 11
Average daily rate £375 £439 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +25.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £344 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £433 £338
% change year-on-year
-19.07% +28.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
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
10012 9534 8820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.22% 20.25% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6240 5589 4833
Average daily rate £403 £400 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 443 405
Average hourly rate £36.75 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 11 £388 -12.67% 4
West Midlands -8 9 £375 - 2
South East 0 4 £400 -11.11% 8
Yorkshire -25 3 £320 -8.57% 3
North West -17 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 2
CCDP
UK

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (92.11%) CCNP
3 66 (86.84%) Cisco
4 47 (61.84%) WAN
5 43 (56.58%) Firewall
6 38 (50.00%) LAN
7 30 (39.47%) VPN
8 27 (35.53%) Juniper
9 26 (34.21%) CCIE
10 25 (32.89%) CheckPoint
11 22 (28.95%) CCNA
12 21 (27.63%) BGP
12 21 (27.63%) Network Design
12 21 (27.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
13 20 (26.32%) F5
13 20 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (25.00%) Palo Alto
14 19 (25.00%) ITIL
15 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
16 17 (22.37%) Network Security
16 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
17 14 (18.42%) MPLS
17 14 (18.42%) OSPF
18 12 (15.79%) Nokia
18 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
19 11 (14.47%) Wireless
19 11 (14.47%) Finance
19 11 (14.47%) CCSE
20 10 (13.16%) Migration

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 47 (61.84%) WAN
2 43 (56.58%) Firewall
3 38 (50.00%) LAN
4 30 (39.47%) VPN
5 21 (27.63%) BGP
5 21 (27.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (22.37%) Network Security
8 14 (18.42%) MPLS
8 14 (18.42%) OSPF
9 11 (14.47%) Wireless
10 8 (10.53%) DNS
10 8 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
10 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 7 (9.21%) EIGRP
11 7 (9.21%) SSL
11 7 (9.21%) VoIP
12 6 (7.89%) PBX
12 6 (7.89%) X.21
13 5 (6.58%) DMZ
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Law
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Consultant
3 11 (14.47%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Designer
5 8 (10.53%) Network Designer
6 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Design Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Network Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Presales Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.95%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Handset
4 1 (1.32%) Life Science
4 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Android
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Network Design
2 19 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (13.16%) Load Balancing
3 10 (13.16%) Migration
3 10 (13.16%) Project Management
4 9 (11.84%) Presales
5 7 (9.21%) ITIL V3
6 6 (7.89%) Change Control
6 6 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (7.89%) Web Filtering
7 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.58%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.26%) Network Management
8 4 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (3.95%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (92.11%) CCNP
3 26 (34.21%) CCIE
4 22 (28.95%) CCNA
5 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
6 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
7 11 (14.47%) CCSE
8 8 (10.53%) CCSA
8 8 (10.53%) CISSP
9 7 (9.21%) JNCIA
10 6 (7.89%) CCDA
10 6 (7.89%) Degree
11 5 (6.58%) CCIP
12 4 (5.26%) CCSP
12 4 (5.26%) MCSE
12 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (3.95%) ACSA
13 3 (3.95%) ACSP
13 3 (3.95%) MCSA
13 3 (3.95%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) HIPAA
1 4 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.32%) Nessus
3 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 66 (86.84%) Cisco
2 27 (35.53%) Juniper
3 25 (32.89%) CheckPoint
4 20 (26.32%) F5
5 19 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 12 (15.79%) Nokia
7 8 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 8 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 7 (9.21%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.89%) HP
10 5 (6.58%) Fortinet
10 5 (6.58%) Intel Security
10 5 (6.58%) Remedy
11 4 (5.26%) EMC
11 4 (5.26%) TippingPoint
11 4 (5.26%) Tufin
11 4 (5.26%) VMware
12 3 (3.95%) IBM
12 3 (3.95%) Red Hat