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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 399 420 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing CCDA 16 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.054% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £330 £369
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.66 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
3649 3754 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2404 2357
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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
City of London +5 2 £465 -
CCDA
England

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (95.45%) Firewall
3 20 (90.91%) Cisco
4 17 (77.27%) DNS
5 16 (72.73%) CheckPoint
6 15 (68.18%) DHCP
7 14 (63.64%) CCNA
7 14 (63.64%) CCIE
8 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
9 12 (54.55%) Network Security
10 11 (50.00%) SQL
10 11 (50.00%) CCIP
10 11 (50.00%) CCSA
11 10 (45.45%) OSPF
11 10 (45.45%) BGP
11 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
11 10 (45.45%) Juniper
12 9 (40.91%) SNA
12 9 (40.91%) LAN
12 9 (40.91%) SNMP
12 9 (40.91%) Radware
12 9 (40.91%) Akamai
12 9 (40.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (36.36%) WAN
14 6 (27.27%) VPN
14 6 (27.27%) Wireless
15 5 (22.73%) Python
15 5 (22.73%) Windows

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) DNS
3 15 (68.18%) DHCP
4 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
5 12 (54.55%) Network Security
6 10 (45.45%) OSPF
6 10 (45.45%) BGP
6 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
7 9 (40.91%) SNMP
7 9 (40.91%) SNA
7 9 (40.91%) LAN
8 8 (36.36%) WAN
9 6 (27.27%) VPN
9 6 (27.27%) Wireless
10 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
10 4 (18.18%) HTTP
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
12 2 (9.09%) VLAN
12 2 (9.09%) SSL
General
1 2 (9.09%) Publishing
1 2 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) SUSE
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (13.64%) Security Hardening
3 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) MODAF
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) Tcl
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (63.64%) CCNA
2 14 (63.64%) CCIE
3 11 (50.00%) CCIP
3 11 (50.00%) CCSA
4 4 (18.18%) JNCIA
4 4 (18.18%) JNCIS
4 4 (18.18%) JNCIP
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 10 (45.45%) Juniper
4 9 (40.91%) Akamai
4 9 (40.91%) Radware
5 4 (18.18%) Dell
6 3 (13.64%) Nortel
6 3 (13.64%) 3Com
6 3 (13.64%) F5
6 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat