The first table below looks at the demand for CCDP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 381 400 402
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing CCDP 27 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.058% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £392
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3718 3567 3751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.84% 14.69% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2164 2248
Average daily rate £420 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 123 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCDP
England

CCDP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CCDP Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCDP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CCDP Daily Rate Trend in London

CCDP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCDP across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

CCDP Daily Rate Histogram in London

CCDP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CCDP Hourly Rate Trend in London

CCDP
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 CCDP within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
City of London +25 2 - - 3
Harrow - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (89.13%) Cisco
3 35 (76.09%) CCNP
4 28 (60.87%) LAN
5 27 (58.70%) WAN
6 23 (50.00%) CCIE
7 22 (47.83%) Wireless
8 20 (43.48%) Firewall
9 18 (39.13%) Juniper
10 12 (26.09%) OSPF
10 12 (26.09%) VoIP
11 11 (23.91%) CCNA
11 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
11 11 (23.91%) BGP
11 11 (23.91%) Finance
11 11 (23.91%) F5
12 10 (21.74%) Network Design
13 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (17.39%) Banking
14 8 (17.39%) MPLS
14 8 (17.39%) CCDA
15 7 (15.22%) ITIL
15 7 (15.22%) Change Management
15 7 (15.22%) Network Architecture
16 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (13.04%) Network Security
16 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
16 6 (13.04%) Remedy
16 6 (13.04%) HP
16 6 (13.04%) CCIP

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.17%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) LAN
2 27 (58.70%) WAN
3 22 (47.83%) Wireless
4 20 (43.48%) Firewall
5 12 (26.09%) OSPF
5 12 (26.09%) VoIP
6 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
6 11 (23.91%) BGP
7 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (17.39%) MPLS
9 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.04%) Network Security
9 6 (13.04%) DNS
10 5 (10.87%) Unified Communications
10 5 (10.87%) Multicast
11 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
11 4 (8.70%) Wireless Security
11 4 (8.70%) EIGRP
11 4 (8.70%) VPN
11 4 (8.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) German Language
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Architect
3 11 (23.91%) Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Network Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Sales Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Voice Network Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Network Design Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
10 1 (2.17%) Data Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Security Consultant
10 1 (2.17%) Administrator
10 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Network Design
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Change Management
2 7 (15.22%) Network Architecture
3 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.70%) Change Control
4 4 (8.70%) Network Management
4 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.35%) MODAF
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (76.09%) CCNP
3 23 (50.00%) CCIE
4 11 (23.91%) CCNA
5 8 (17.39%) CCDA
6 6 (13.04%) CCIP
7 5 (10.87%) CCVP
8 3 (6.52%) JNCIS
8 3 (6.52%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.35%) VTSP
9 2 (4.35%) Degree
9 2 (4.35%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.17%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Cisco
2 18 (39.13%) Juniper
3 11 (23.91%) F5
4 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.04%) Remedy
4 6 (13.04%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) Siemens
6 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Aruba
7 2 (4.35%) ProCurve
7 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.35%) Websense
7 2 (4.35%) Nokia
7 2 (4.35%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) JBoss
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) Nortel
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix