The table below looks at the statistics for CCDA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 399 417 379
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Contract jobs citing CCDA 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.029% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.19% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£500 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £343 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.28% -23.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CCDA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3848 3756 3256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.69% 15.49% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2673 2432 2052
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 85 129
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.40 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCDA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CCDA Daily Rate Trend in London

CCDA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCDA across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CCDA Daily Rate Histogram in London

CCDA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CCDA Hourly Rate Trend in London

CCDA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Hounslow - - - - 1
New Malden - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
CCDA
England

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CCDA 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 CCDA.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (90.91%) CCNA
3 18 (81.82%) Cisco
4 14 (63.64%) CCNP
4 14 (63.64%) CCDP
5 13 (59.09%) CCIE
6 11 (50.00%) WAN
7 9 (40.91%) LAN
8 8 (36.36%) Juniper
9 7 (31.82%) VoIP
9 7 (31.82%) Firewall
9 7 (31.82%) Wireless
10 6 (27.27%) Network Design
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
11 5 (22.73%) CCVP
12 4 (18.18%) VPN
12 4 (18.18%) ITIL
12 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
12 4 (18.18%) Nokia
12 4 (18.18%) EMC
12 4 (18.18%) CCA
12 4 (18.18%) CCDE
12 4 (18.18%) Change Control
12 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
13 3 (13.64%) F5
13 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (13.64%) CSS
13 3 (13.64%) Cisco PIX

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CCDA 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 CCDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 7 (31.82%) VoIP
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless Security
6 2 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) HTTP
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Network Design
2 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) MODAF
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (90.91%) CCNA
3 14 (63.64%) CCNP
3 14 (63.64%) CCDP
4 13 (59.09%) CCIE
5 5 (22.73%) CCVP
6 4 (18.18%) CCA
6 4 (18.18%) CCDE
7 1 (4.55%) HP AIS
7 1 (4.55%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) Nokia
3 4 (18.18%) EMC
4 3 (13.64%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft