The first table below looks at the demand for CCDP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 530 508 539
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +31
Contract jobs citing CCDP 50 61 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.12% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.67% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 10
Average daily rate
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£390 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £219 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £428 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £255 £425
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10255 9068 9807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.05% 17.79% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 4879 5054
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 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 501 610
Average hourly rate £18.97 £21.87 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.26% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%

CCDP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCDP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCDP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCDP
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCDP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCDP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCDP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

CCDP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCDP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCDP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCDP
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 CCDP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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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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 -21 49 £400 +33.33% 20
London +8 20 £400 - 6
South East -5 10 £255 -39.10% 2
Berkshire +9 9 £255 -
East of England -21 8 £300 +17.64% 3
Yorkshire +10 6 £350 - 5
Leeds +9 6 £350 - 3
West Yorkshire +5 6 £350 - 3
Bedfordshire - 6 £300 - 3
Bedford - 4 £300 - 1
West Midlands -19 3 £354 -2.41% 2
City of London +26 2 - - 4
Reading - 2 £255 -
North West -15 1 - - 2
Hampshire -16 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £463 -
East Midlands - 1 £463 -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Northampton - 1 £463 -
Birmingham - 1 £308 -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Derby - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Swindon - - - -
West Drayton - - - -

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCDP 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 CCDP.

1 119 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (91.60%) Cisco
3 86 (72.27%) CCNP
4 58 (48.74%) Firewall
5 53 (44.54%) CCIE
6 50 (42.02%) LAN
7 48 (40.34%) Juniper
8 45 (37.82%) WAN
9 43 (36.13%) BGP
10 42 (35.29%) OSPF
11 40 (33.61%) MPLS
12 39 (32.77%) Network Security
13 38 (31.93%) Network Design
13 38 (31.93%) CheckPoint
14 33 (27.73%) F5
15 31 (26.05%) Cisco ASA
15 31 (26.05%) VoIP
16 30 (25.21%) CCNA
17 29 (24.37%) Finance
17 29 (24.37%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (22.69%) Network Management
19 25 (21.01%) Wireless
20 24 (20.17%) VPN
21 21 (17.65%) DNS
21 21 (17.65%) HP
21 21 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
22 20 (16.81%) TCP/IP
23 19 (15.97%) Cisco PIX
24 18 (15.13%) IPsec
25 17 (14.29%) Telecoms

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCDP 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 CCDP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.72%) Apache
2 1 (0.84%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 58 (48.74%) Firewall
2 50 (42.02%) LAN
3 45 (37.82%) WAN
4 43 (36.13%) BGP
5 42 (35.29%) OSPF
6 40 (33.61%) MPLS
7 39 (32.77%) Network Security
8 31 (26.05%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (26.05%) VoIP
9 29 (24.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (21.01%) Wireless
11 24 (20.17%) VPN
12 21 (17.65%) DNS
13 20 (16.81%) TCP/IP
14 19 (15.97%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (15.13%) IPsec
16 17 (14.29%) SNMP
17 14 (11.76%) FWSM
18 12 (10.08%) BIG-IP
19 11 (9.24%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) MySQL
General
1 29 (24.37%) Finance
2 17 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.92%) Banking
4 6 (5.04%) Retail
5 4 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.52%) German Language
7 2 (1.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (33.61%) Network Engineer
2 24 (20.17%) Architect
3 22 (18.49%) Consultant
4 19 (15.97%) Network Architect
5 15 (12.61%) Design Engineer
6 12 (10.08%) Security Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) IP Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Voice Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Voice Network Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Data Network Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Network Consultant
10 7 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 5 (4.20%) Senior Security Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Network Design Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Security Consultant
12 5 (4.20%) Sales Consultant
13 4 (3.36%) Network Manager
13 4 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) CSS
2 1 (0.84%) EDI
2 1 (0.84%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.52%) FlexPod
2 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.84%) SecurID
3 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.20%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) Android
3 3 (2.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) Network Design
2 27 (22.69%) Network Management
3 15 (12.61%) Load Balancing
4 13 (10.92%) ITIL
4 13 (10.92%) Change Management
5 12 (10.08%) Network Architecture
6 10 (8.40%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (5.88%) Change Control
8 6 (5.04%) Migration
9 5 (4.20%) Project Management
9 5 (4.20%) Demand Forecasting
10 4 (3.36%) Low Latency
10 4 (3.36%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.52%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.52%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.52%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (1.68%) Zachman Framework
12 2 (1.68%) Validation
12 2 (1.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.88%) C
2 2 (1.68%) Lisp
3 1 (0.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 119 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (72.27%) CCNP
3 53 (44.54%) CCIE
4 30 (25.21%) CCNA
5 21 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
6 17 (14.29%) CCDA
6 17 (14.29%) CCSP
7 15 (12.61%) CISSP
8 13 (10.92%) CCIP
9 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
10 11 (9.24%) Degree
11 9 (7.56%) JNCIP
11 9 (7.56%) CCSA
12 7 (5.88%) JNCIE
13 5 (4.20%) RHCE
14 4 (3.36%) JNCIS
14 4 (3.36%) ACSP
14 4 (3.36%) CCVP
14 4 (3.36%) CCSE
14 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.52%) QA
4 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.20%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (3.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.68%) OPNET
5 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 109 (91.60%) Cisco
2 48 (40.34%) Juniper
3 38 (31.93%) CheckPoint
4 33 (27.73%) F5
5 21 (17.65%) HP
6 12 (10.08%) Nokia
7 10 (8.40%) Redback
8 9 (7.56%) Siemens
9 8 (6.72%) Remedy
9 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
10 7 (5.88%) Blue Coat
11 6 (5.04%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.04%) TippingPoint
11 6 (5.04%) Radware
11 6 (5.04%) BMC
12 4 (3.36%) Ericsson
13 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.52%) Apple
13 3 (2.52%) EMC
13 3 (2.52%) IBM
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