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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 394 410 384
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs citing CCDA 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.021% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £203 £384
% change year-on-year
+97.53% -47.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £37.50
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
3543 3778 3225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.76% 16.19% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2275 2570 1946
Average daily rate £413 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 119 114
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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
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 5 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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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
New Malden - 4 - -
City of London +12 1 £375 -
CCDA
England

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) JNCIA
6 4 (40.00%) JNCIS
6 4 (40.00%) JNCIP
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) DHCP
6 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (40.00%) HTTP
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (40.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Dell
7 3 (30.00%) CCIE
7 3 (30.00%) CCDP
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) Retail
8 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (20.00%) Network Design
8 2 (20.00%) MODAF

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) MODAF
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) JNCIA
3 4 (40.00%) JNCIS
3 4 (40.00%) JNCIP
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
4 3 (30.00%) CCDP
5 1 (10.00%) CCA
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CCDE
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) HP AIS
5 1 (10.00%) HP ASE
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft