The table below looks at the statistics for CCDA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 582 559 563
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing CCDA 13 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.036% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 13
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£400 £369 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £369 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.50% -13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10583 9372 10095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.58% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5994 5137 5169
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 485 631
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.11 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.91 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCDA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCDA within the UK.

CCDA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCDA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCDA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CCDA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCDA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCDA within the UK.

CCDA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCDA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
England -31 13 £400 +8.47% 11
London - 12 £400 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £330 -
South West - 1 £330 -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Filton - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Hook - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North Wales - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 3
South Wales - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (85.71%) Cisco
3 21 (75.00%) CCNA
4 16 (57.14%) CCDP
5 15 (53.57%) CCNP
6 14 (50.00%) Wireless
7 13 (46.43%) LAN
8 12 (42.86%) Firewall
8 12 (42.86%) Juniper
9 10 (35.71%) CCIE
10 8 (28.57%) VoIP
11 6 (21.43%) WAN
11 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
11 6 (21.43%) Network Security
11 6 (21.43%) F5
12 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (17.86%) Nokia
12 5 (17.86%) ITIL
12 5 (17.86%) VPN
12 5 (17.86%) HP
13 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
13 4 (14.29%) CCVP
13 4 (14.29%) Wireless Security
13 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 4 (14.29%) Degree
13 4 (14.29%) Retail
13 4 (14.29%) Network Design
14 3 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
14 3 (10.71%) TOGAF

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Wireless
2 13 (46.43%) LAN
3 12 (42.86%) Firewall
4 8 (28.57%) VoIP
5 6 (21.43%) WAN
5 6 (21.43%) Network Security
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (17.86%) VPN
7 4 (14.29%) Wireless Security
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
9 2 (7.14%) PPP
9 2 (7.14%) OSPF
9 2 (7.14%) SAN
9 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.57%) VLAN
10 1 (3.57%) HSRP
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Consultant
2 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Network Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Change Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Network Design
3 3 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) MODAF
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (75.00%) CCNA
3 16 (57.14%) CCDP
4 15 (53.57%) CCNP
5 10 (35.71%) CCIE
6 4 (14.29%) CCVP
6 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.57%) CCSA
7 1 (3.57%) CCIP
7 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) Juniper
3 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 6 (21.43%) F5
4 5 (17.86%) Nokia
4 5 (17.86%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Remedy
6 2 (7.14%) McAfee
6 2 (7.14%) Nortel
6 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.57%) BT
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