The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
Rank - 560 585
Contract jobs citing CCDE 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.033% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10411 9079 9835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.05% 17.76% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5857 4871 5075
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 502 611
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

CCDE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCDE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDE within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Leeds - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
England - - - -
Hook - - - -

CCDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCDE 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 CCDE.

1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Redback
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS

CCDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCDE 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 CCDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) FWSM
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IP Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Redback
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia