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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
UK
Rank 594 619 616
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs citing CCDE 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% 0.046% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £373 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -41.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £373 -
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
9432 10878 10377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.80% 21.26% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6090 6726 5935
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 445 488
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 2 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +27 2 £400 +7.38%
London - 2 £400 -

CCDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CCIE
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) HSRP
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) CCDP
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) CISSP
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
6 1 (8.33%) CCIP
6 1 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) HSRP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Network Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCIE
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) CCIP
4 1 (8.33%) CEH
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) Stealthwatch
1 1 (8.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Lancope
3 1 (8.33%) Meru Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) VMware