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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 616 615 610
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing CCDA 24 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £336 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £595 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £400 £203
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +97.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11863 10927 10747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 19.60% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7461 6192 6109
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 538 533
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 24 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 29 April 2016. 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
England -18 23 £388 -3.12% 2
Yorkshire +6 7 £400 - 1
West Midlands -10 6 £375 -
South East -17 5 £339 -15.31% 1
Sheffield - 5 - -
South Yorkshire - 5 - -
London -15 4 £400 -27.27%
Berkshire +7 3 £340 -15.00% 1
Solihull - 3 - -
West Yorkshire -6 2 £400 - 1
Coventry -7 2 - -
Slough - 2 £369 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 - -
Reading -8 1 £340 - 1
Bradford - 1 £400 -
Basingstoke - 1 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (86.96%) CCNA
3 37 (80.43%) Cisco
4 31 (67.39%) CCNP
5 29 (63.04%) WAN
6 27 (58.70%) LAN
7 23 (50.00%) Firewall
8 21 (45.65%) CCDP
9 17 (36.96%) VPN
9 17 (36.96%) Juniper
10 15 (32.61%) Linux
10 15 (32.61%) Network Security
11 14 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (26.09%) F5
12 12 (26.09%) VMware
13 11 (23.91%) Windows
14 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
14 10 (21.74%) MCSE
14 10 (21.74%) VoIP
14 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (21.74%) JNCIA
15 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
15 9 (19.57%) DNS
16 8 (17.39%) DHCP
16 8 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
17 7 (15.22%) JNCIS
17 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Management
17 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
17 7 (15.22%) CCIE
18 6 (13.04%) Dell

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (63.04%) WAN
2 27 (58.70%) LAN
3 23 (50.00%) Firewall
4 17 (36.96%) VPN
5 15 (32.61%) Network Security
6 14 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (21.74%) VoIP
8 9 (19.57%) DNS
9 8 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (17.39%) DHCP
10 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
10 6 (13.04%) HTTP
10 6 (13.04%) SAN
10 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.04%) Wireshark
11 5 (10.87%) BGP
12 4 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (8.70%) MPLS
13 3 (6.52%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (6.52%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.35%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Blog
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) SUSE
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) Unix
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
5 2 (4.35%) Fedora
5 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (13.04%) Network Architecture
2 6 (13.04%) Network Design
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.70%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.52%) MODAF
5 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.52%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (4.35%) Application Performance Management
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.17%) CAD
7 1 (2.17%) Change Control
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (86.96%) CCNA
3 31 (67.39%) CCNP
4 21 (45.65%) CCDP
5 10 (21.74%) JNCIA
5 10 (21.74%) MCSE
5 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
7 7 (15.22%) CCIE
7 7 (15.22%) JNCIS
8 6 (13.04%) JNCIP
8 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
9 4 (8.70%) CCSA
9 4 (8.70%) CCSE
9 4 (8.70%) CCVP
9 4 (8.70%) Degree
10 3 (6.52%) MCSA
11 1 (2.17%) CISSP
11 1 (2.17%) MCITP
11 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.35%) Terraform
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) Juniper
3 12 (26.09%) F5
3 12 (26.09%) VMware
4 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.04%) Dell
6 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.04%) Riverbed
6 6 (13.04%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.70%) Cramer
7 4 (8.70%) Nokia
8 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.35%) Avaya
9 2 (4.35%) New Relic
9 2 (4.35%) Splunk
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