The first table below looks at the demand for CCDP 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 CCDP over the 3 months to 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 230 220 232
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing CCDP 12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.43% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£255 £419 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.10% +18.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £364 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £474 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £255 £375
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2418 2091 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.99% 25.06% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1057 898
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £224 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 127 139
Average hourly rate £17.07 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
CCDP
England

CCDP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CCDP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCDP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCDP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CCDP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCDP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CCDP
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 CCDP within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +5 11 £255 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) CCIE
2 17 (62.96%) Firewall
3 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
4 15 (55.56%) Check Point Certification
5 14 (51.85%) OSPF
5 14 (51.85%) BGP
5 14 (51.85%) CCSP
5 14 (51.85%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (48.15%) PCI DSS
6 13 (48.15%) VPN
6 13 (48.15%) MPLS
6 13 (48.15%) Juniper
6 13 (48.15%) CISSP
6 13 (48.15%) IPsec
7 12 (44.44%) VoIP
7 12 (44.44%) Network Management
8 11 (40.74%) FWSM
8 11 (40.74%) LAN
8 11 (40.74%) SNMP
8 11 (40.74%) CCNP
8 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
9 9 (33.33%) F5
10 8 (29.63%) Degree
10 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (29.63%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (29.63%) CCDA
11 7 (25.93%) HP

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (25.93%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) Cisco PIX
2 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (51.85%) OSPF
2 14 (51.85%) BGP
3 13 (48.15%) VPN
3 13 (48.15%) IPsec
3 13 (48.15%) MPLS
4 12 (44.44%) VoIP
5 11 (40.74%) LAN
5 11 (40.74%) SNMP
5 11 (40.74%) FWSM
6 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (25.93%) WAN
7 7 (25.93%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) BIG-IP
8 5 (18.52%) Network Security
9 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.70%) Wireless
9 1 (3.70%) Internet
General
1 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
1 8 (29.63%) IP Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Security Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Design Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior IP Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Network Management
2 8 (29.63%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.81%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (11.11%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) eTOM
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) CCIE
3 15 (55.56%) Check Point Certification
4 14 (51.85%) CCSP
5 13 (48.15%) CISSP
6 11 (40.74%) CCNP
7 8 (29.63%) CCDA
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) CCNA
8 3 (11.11%) CCSA
9 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (3.70%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
3 13 (48.15%) Juniper
4 9 (33.33%) F5
5 7 (25.93%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Nokia
6 4 (14.81%) Radware
6 4 (14.81%) Redback
7 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.41%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.70%) Tufin
8 1 (3.70%) AlgoSec
8 1 (3.70%) ScanSafe