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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 616 620 599
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing CCDA 30 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.033% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 10
Median daily rate £375 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £363 £250
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 - -

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
11779 10421 10401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 18.90% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7361 6097 5996
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £541 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 537 491
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.62% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.92 £50.00 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCDA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 30 £375 +1.69% 6
London 0 9 £444 +18.33% 1
South East -5 9 £338 -8.78% 3
Berkshire -8 5 £338 -15.62% 1
East of England - 5 £250 - 1
West Midlands -27 4 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Slough - 3 £338 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 - -
Milton Keynes +10 2 - -
Yorkshire +3 2 - - 1
Leeds -2 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -5 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £340 - 1
Essex - 2 £250 - 1
City of London +36 1 £475 +26.66%
Coventry -7 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 £300 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £300 - 1
Oxford - 1 - -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCDA.

1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (87.76%) Cisco
3 39 (79.59%) CCNP
4 37 (75.51%) CCNA
5 30 (61.22%) CCDP
6 29 (59.18%) WAN
7 27 (55.10%) LAN
8 26 (53.06%) Firewall
9 23 (46.94%) F5
10 20 (40.82%) VPN
10 20 (40.82%) Network Security
11 19 (38.78%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (32.65%) Wireless
13 15 (30.61%) Juniper
13 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
13 15 (30.61%) CCIE
13 15 (30.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (30.61%) Data Centre
14 12 (24.49%) VMware
15 11 (22.45%) Windows
16 10 (20.41%) Linux
16 10 (20.41%) VoIP
16 10 (20.41%) MPLS
16 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
17 9 (18.37%) Network Design
17 9 (18.37%) BGP
18 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
18 8 (16.33%) Cisco Wireless
19 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (14.29%) Degree

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS Project
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
1 1 (2.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (59.18%) WAN
2 27 (55.10%) LAN
3 26 (53.06%) Firewall
4 20 (40.82%) Network Security
4 20 (40.82%) VPN
5 19 (38.78%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (32.65%) Wireless
7 15 (30.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (20.41%) MPLS
8 10 (20.41%) VoIP
9 9 (18.37%) BGP
10 8 (16.33%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (12.24%) DNS
11 6 (12.24%) SNMP
11 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.20%) DHCP
13 4 (8.16%) Cisco PIX
14 3 (6.12%) 802.11
14 3 (6.12%) Structured Cabling
14 3 (6.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Designer
5 5 (10.20%) Network Designer
5 5 (10.20%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.12%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.12%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Network Support
7 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.08%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Blog
5 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) CentOS
4 2 (4.08%) Fedora
4 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.37%) Network Design
3 5 (10.20%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.16%) Network Management
4 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) MODAF
5 3 (6.12%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) Application Performance Management
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (2.04%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (79.59%) CCNP
3 37 (75.51%) CCNA
4 30 (61.22%) CCDP
5 15 (30.61%) CCIE
6 7 (14.29%) Degree
7 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.20%) CCVP
8 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
9 4 (8.16%) CCSA
9 4 (8.16%) CCSE
9 4 (8.16%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.04%) CISSP
10 1 (2.04%) GSEC
10 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.04%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
1 2 (4.08%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (87.76%) Cisco
2 23 (46.94%) F5
3 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
3 15 (30.61%) Juniper
4 12 (24.49%) VMware
5 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.16%) Citrix
6 4 (8.16%) Cramer
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) Nokia
6 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.16%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.12%) IronPort
8 2 (4.08%) Avaya
8 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.08%) HP
8 2 (4.08%) Huawei
8 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.08%) ScanSafe
8 2 (4.08%) Splunk
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