The first table below looks at the demand for CCDA in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 23 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 South East 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 243 232 245
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing CCDA 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.035% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £250 £360 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +105.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £408 £350
% change year-on-year
-50.30% +16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2538 2120 2355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.34% 24.88% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1261 1047 1067
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 127 128
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
CCDA
England

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCDA across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCDA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCDA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CCDA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCDA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CCDA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire - 7 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
CCDA
England

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing CCDA 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 CCDA.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) CCDP
3 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
4 7 (70.00%) HP
4 7 (70.00%) C
4 7 (70.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
7 1 (10.00%) McAfee
7 1 (10.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) CCSA
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (10.00%) Business Development
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Nortel
7 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Juniper
7 1 (10.00%) Nokia
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (10.00%) PPP
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing CCDA 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 CCDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) PPP
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Change Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) Business Development
1 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCDP
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) CCSA
5 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) CCIP
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) Nortel
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (10.00%) F5