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 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 142 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Contract jobs citing CCDP 6 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.23% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 1.18% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£475 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
729 593 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.86% 19.61% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 302 198
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 72 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCDP across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

CCDP Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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
Merseyside - 5 £313 -
Cheshire -12 1 £475 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £475 -
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CCIE
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) Aruba
5 3 (42.86%) Network Design
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) OSPF
6 2 (28.57%) BGP
6 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (14.29%) UAG
7 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 1 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
7 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
7 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
4 1 (14.29%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCIE
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCDA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) UAG
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Aruba
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft