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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 524 512 486
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Contract jobs citing CCDP 55 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.085% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 8
Average daily rate
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£380 £419 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
9313 9292 7751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.93% 19.37% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5383 5509 4181
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 477 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 22 May 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 22 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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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
South East -16 12 £388 +38.39% 4
London -8 11 £399 -8.85% 3
Yorkshire - 9 £350 -
West Midlands -5 6 £275 -35.29% 3
North West -21 6 £475 - 1
East of England +7 5 £425 -10.52% 2
East Midlands - 3 £425 - 2
South West - 1 - -
CCDP
UK

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (95.45%) Cisco
3 92 (83.64%) CCNP
4 53 (48.18%) WAN
4 53 (48.18%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (47.27%) LAN
6 50 (45.45%) Firewall
7 47 (42.73%) Juniper
8 44 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 41 (37.27%) F5
10 40 (36.36%) CCIE
11 39 (35.45%) CCNA
12 37 (33.64%) MPLS
13 35 (31.82%) BGP
14 34 (30.91%) Network Design
15 32 (29.09%) Security Cleared
15 32 (29.09%) VPN
16 26 (23.64%) OSPF
17 23 (20.91%) EIGRP
18 22 (20.00%) Telecoms
18 22 (20.00%) Load Balancing
18 22 (20.00%) Network Security
19 20 (18.18%) SC Cleared
19 20 (18.18%) Wireless
19 20 (18.18%) CheckPoint
20 19 (17.27%) VMware
20 19 (17.27%) WLAN
21 18 (16.36%) ITIL
21 18 (16.36%) TCP/IP
21 18 (16.36%) Network Management

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.73%) MS Office
2 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (48.18%) WAN
1 53 (48.18%) Cisco ASA
2 52 (47.27%) LAN
3 50 (45.45%) Firewall
4 44 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 37 (33.64%) MPLS
6 35 (31.82%) BGP
7 32 (29.09%) VPN
8 26 (23.64%) OSPF
9 23 (20.91%) EIGRP
10 22 (20.00%) Network Security
11 20 (18.18%) Wireless
12 19 (17.27%) WLAN
13 18 (16.36%) TCP/IP
14 15 (13.64%) VoIP
15 13 (11.82%) HSRP
16 12 (10.91%) VLAN
17 11 (10.00%) iSCSI
17 11 (10.00%) VRRP
17 11 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.91%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.18%) Retail
3 7 (6.36%) Finance
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Publishing
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (47.27%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.91%) Architect
3 18 (16.36%) Design Engineer
3 18 (16.36%) Network Architect
4 15 (13.64%) Consultant
5 14 (12.73%) Network Consultant
6 12 (10.91%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Network Specialist
8 8 (7.27%) Designer
8 8 (7.27%) Network Designer
9 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) IP Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Network Architect
11 4 (3.64%) Network Security Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Architect
11 4 (3.64%) Security Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) CSS
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
1 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) PKI
2 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.91%) Handset
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) Windows
3 4 (3.64%) UNIX
4 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.91%) Network Design
2 22 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 18 (16.36%) ITIL
3 18 (16.36%) Network Management
4 11 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (10.00%) Migration
5 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.09%) Validation
6 9 (8.18%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (5.45%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (4.55%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.64%) MODAF
9 4 (3.64%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (3.64%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (3.64%) Project Management
10 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.73%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.00%) Lisp
2 1 (0.91%) SQL
2 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (83.64%) CCNP
3 40 (36.36%) CCIE
4 39 (35.45%) CCNA
5 32 (29.09%) Security Cleared
6 20 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 16 (14.55%) CCDA
8 15 (13.64%) CCIP
9 10 (9.09%) CCSP
10 9 (8.18%) JNCIS
11 8 (7.27%) CCSE
11 8 (7.27%) DV Cleared
12 7 (6.36%) CISSP
12 7 (6.36%) CCVP
13 6 (5.45%) Degree
13 6 (5.45%) JNCIP
14 5 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (4.55%) MCSE
14 5 (4.55%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) Firmware
2 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.91%) UAG
4 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) OPNET
2 5 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 105 (95.45%) Cisco
2 47 (42.73%) Juniper
3 41 (37.27%) F5
4 20 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 19 (17.27%) VMware
6 16 (14.55%) HP
7 12 (10.91%) Blue Coat
8 11 (10.00%) TippingPoint
8 11 (10.00%) BMC
9 8 (7.27%) Citrix
10 7 (6.36%) Riverbed
11 6 (5.45%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.45%) Nokia
12 5 (4.55%) Motorola
12 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
12 5 (4.55%) Radware
12 5 (4.55%) Redback
13 4 (3.64%) Aruba
13 4 (3.64%) Mercator
13 4 (3.64%) Nortel