The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 125 119 134
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing CCDP 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.042% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £255 £385
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -33.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £22.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+718.18% -49.71%
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
642 445 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.23% 18.48% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 193 284
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 37 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.85 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCDP
England

CCDP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCDP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDP within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 9 - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 12 (80.00%) Cisco
4 9 (60.00%) Network Security
5 6 (40.00%) Network Design
5 6 (40.00%) Juniper
6 5 (33.33%) MPLS
6 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) CCIE
6 5 (33.33%) JNCIP
6 5 (33.33%) JNCIE
7 4 (26.67%) Redback
7 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
7 4 (26.67%) ACSP
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) VoIP
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) CCIP
7 4 (26.67%) CCNA
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) RHCE
8 3 (20.00%) IBM Certification
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) EMC

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Network Security
2 5 (33.33%) MPLS
2 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) FWSM
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (6.67%) RIP
6 1 (6.67%) SNMP
6 1 (6.67%) IPv6
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Network Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Network Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IP Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) CCIE
3 5 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 5 (33.33%) JNCIE
4 4 (26.67%) ACSP
4 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 4 (26.67%) CCIP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (26.67%) RHCE
5 3 (20.00%) IBM Certification
5 3 (20.00%) MCSA
5 3 (20.00%) MCDST
5 3 (20.00%) MCTS
5 3 (20.00%) MCITP
5 3 (20.00%) ACSA
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Redback
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Siemens
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel