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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 567 564 533
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs citing CCDA 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.021% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£725 £550 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +49.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £37.50
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
10625 10141 8285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.63% 19.34% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6052 5604 4389
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 480 514 471
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 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 30 March 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
England -17 10 £725 +31.81% 8
London +7 5 £725 +31.81% 4
South East -20 4 - - 2
Reading - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 22 (78.57%) CCNA
4 18 (64.29%) CCNP
5 16 (57.14%) CCDP
6 14 (50.00%) WAN
7 13 (46.43%) CCIE
8 12 (42.86%) Juniper
9 10 (35.71%) VPN
9 10 (35.71%) LAN
9 10 (35.71%) Firewall
10 9 (32.14%) DNS
11 8 (28.57%) VMware
12 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
12 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (25.00%) Windows
12 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
13 6 (21.43%) Network Security
13 6 (21.43%) Network Design
13 6 (21.43%) Wireless
14 5 (17.86%) IPsec
14 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (17.86%) JNCIS
14 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (17.86%) Linux
15 4 (14.29%) MCSE
15 4 (14.29%) ITIL
15 4 (14.29%) Microsoft

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) WAN
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) VPN
2 10 (35.71%) LAN
3 9 (32.14%) DNS
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (21.43%) Network Security
5 6 (21.43%) Wireless
6 5 (17.86%) IPsec
7 4 (14.29%) SSL
7 4 (14.29%) SAN
8 3 (10.71%) MPLS
8 3 (10.71%) DHCP
8 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
8 3 (10.71%) HTTP
8 3 (10.71%) VoIP
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.14%) HSRP
9 2 (7.14%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Network Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Network Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Security Designer
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) SUSE
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (21.43%) Network Design
3 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) MODAF
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Network Management
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) BCP
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (78.57%) CCNA
3 18 (64.29%) CCNP
4 16 (57.14%) CCDP
5 13 (46.43%) CCIE
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (17.86%) JNCIS
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) CCSA
7 4 (14.29%) CCSE
7 4 (14.29%) MCSE
8 3 (10.71%) CCA
8 3 (10.71%) CISSP
8 3 (10.71%) JNCIA
8 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
8 3 (10.71%) CCDE
9 2 (7.14%) VCAP
9 2 (7.14%) VCP5
9 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 2 (7.14%) UAG
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) Juniper
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) EMC
6 3 (10.71%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) Nokia
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
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