The table below looks at the statistics for CCDP 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 CCDP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
England / North West
Rank 128 153 141
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Contract jobs citing CCDP 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.026% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
502 704 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.08% 18.60% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 358 328
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £259 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 50 57
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £15.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

CCDP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCDP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCDP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCDP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CCDP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCDP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CCDP
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 CCDP within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 - 7 - - 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCDP 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 CCDP.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 9 (64.29%) Network Design
4 8 (57.14%) CCIE
4 8 (57.14%) CCNA
5 6 (42.86%) CCDA
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
6 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
6 5 (35.71%) Unix
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) OSPF
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
7 4 (28.57%) High Availability
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
7 4 (28.57%) vSphere
8 3 (21.43%) F5
8 3 (21.43%) Migration

CCDP
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 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) IPsec
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Network Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Migration Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Network Design
2 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
4 4 (28.57%) High Availability
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Product Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCIE
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) CCDA
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (21.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 3 (21.43%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint