The table below looks at the statistics for CCDA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 151 161 135
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing CCDA 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.024% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
616 811 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.13% 19.23% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 460 319
Median daily rate £450 £390 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 51
Median hourly rate £35.63 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CCDA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCDA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCDA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CCDA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCDA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CCDA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 4 - -
CCDA
England

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCDP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA

CCDA
Top Related 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCDP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint