The table below looks at the statistics for CCDE in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDE over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
Rank 616 638 650
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +12
Contract jobs citing CCDE 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.079% 0.070% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Median daily rate £450 - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
10143 11425 11976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 20.64% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6395 6899 6771
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 559 560
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

CCDE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCDE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCDE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCDE
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCDE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCDE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCDE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCDE
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDE within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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 8 £450 - 2
London - 6 £450 -
City of London - 4 £450 -
South East +18 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -

CCDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCDE 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 CCDE.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) CCIE
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
5 9 (42.86%) Network Architecture
5 9 (42.86%) WAN
6 8 (38.10%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Network Security
7 6 (28.57%) LAN
8 5 (23.81%) CCNP
9 4 (19.05%) Citrix
9 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 4 (19.05%) Validation
9 4 (19.05%) Wireless
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (19.05%) HSRP
10 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
10 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
10 3 (14.29%) Meru Networks
10 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
10 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (14.29%) VMware
10 3 (14.29%) Banking
10 3 (14.29%) Internet

CCDE
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 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) LAN
4 6 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) HSRP
5 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
6 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) DNS
7 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.76%) FWSM
7 1 (4.76%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Architect
2 12 (57.14%) Network Architect
3 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Network Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 4 (19.05%) Validation
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Development
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) CCIE
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) CCDP
4 2 (9.52%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) MBA
5 1 (4.76%) CCA
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) CEH
5 1 (4.76%) CISA
5 1 (4.76%) CISM
5 1 (4.76%) CISSP
5 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 3 (14.29%) Meru Networks
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) FireEye
5 1 (4.76%) Lancope
5 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec