The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 157 -
Contract jobs citing CCDA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.026% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CCDA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 474 807 741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.34% 20.86% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 407 337
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 70
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.50 £46.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.20% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CCDA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in the North West

CCDA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCDA in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDA in the North West

CCDA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCDA in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCDP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

CCDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Network Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCDP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper