The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 527 529 535
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing CCDP 66 70 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.64% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £255
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +505.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +718.18%

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
10798 11013 8885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 19.54% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6104 6209 4710
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 547 500
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -9 63 £413 +17.85% 28
London -5 16 £413 +13.01% 3
South East -22 15 £413 +55.66% 10
East of England +22 9 £475 - 2
West Yorkshire - 9 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 9 £350 - 4
Leeds - 9 £350 - 1
Berkshire +8 8 £400 +42.85%
Reading +5 5 - -
West Midlands -16 5 £300 -14.28% 4
North West -22 5 £313 - 1
Hounslow - 5 £413 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £335 +34.00% 1
East Midlands - 3 £425 - 1
City of London +20 2 £325 +13.04% 1
Milton Keynes -5 2 - - 1
Northampton - 2 £425 -
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £425 -
Hampshire -16 1 £413 - 5
Surrey - 1 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 1 £275 - 1
South West - 1 £425 - 2
Nottingham - 1 £275 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 - 1
Leicester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (94.26%) Cisco
3 98 (80.33%) CCNP
4 54 (44.26%) WAN
5 53 (43.44%) CCNA
6 52 (42.62%) Firewall
7 51 (41.80%) LAN
7 51 (41.80%) Cisco ASA
8 49 (40.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 47 (38.52%) CCIE
10 46 (37.70%) BGP
11 44 (36.07%) Juniper
12 40 (32.79%) Network Design
13 38 (31.15%) MPLS
14 37 (30.33%) VPN
14 37 (30.33%) F5
15 34 (27.87%) OSPF
16 31 (25.41%) Network Security
17 28 (22.95%) Security Cleared
18 26 (21.31%) Load Balancing
19 24 (19.67%) EIGRP
20 23 (18.85%) Telecoms
21 21 (17.21%) CheckPoint
21 21 (17.21%) Network Management
22 20 (16.39%) WLAN
22 20 (16.39%) ITIL
23 19 (15.57%) Wireless
23 19 (15.57%) VMware
23 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
24 18 (14.75%) CCDA

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Office
2 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (44.26%) WAN
2 52 (42.62%) Firewall
3 51 (41.80%) LAN
3 51 (41.80%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (40.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 46 (37.70%) BGP
6 38 (31.15%) MPLS
7 37 (30.33%) VPN
8 34 (27.87%) OSPF
9 31 (25.41%) Network Security
10 24 (19.67%) EIGRP
11 20 (16.39%) WLAN
12 19 (15.57%) Wireless
13 16 (13.11%) VoIP
13 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
14 15 (12.30%) IPsec
15 13 (10.66%) Ethernet
16 12 (9.84%) SSL
16 12 (9.84%) Internet
16 12 (9.84%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 23 (18.85%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.02%) Retail
3 10 (8.20%) Finance
4 4 (3.28%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.82%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.82%) French Language
6 1 (0.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 54 (44.26%) Network Engineer
2 30 (24.59%) Architect
3 22 (18.03%) Design Engineer
4 20 (16.39%) Consultant
4 20 (16.39%) Network Architect
5 17 (13.93%) Network Consultant
6 15 (12.30%) Network Design Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Network Designer
7 8 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Designer
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Architect
8 7 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Network Architect
9 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Security Consultant
10 5 (4.10%) Network Security Consultant
10 5 (4.10%) Network Specialist
10 5 (4.10%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) IP Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) .NET
1 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) PKI
2 5 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Social Media
6 1 (0.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.30%) Linux
2 10 (8.20%) Windows
3 8 (6.56%) UNIX
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.79%) Network Design
2 26 (21.31%) Load Balancing
3 21 (17.21%) Network Management
4 20 (16.39%) ITIL
5 13 (10.66%) Service Delivery
5 13 (10.66%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (9.02%) Migration
7 10 (8.20%) Validation
8 9 (7.38%) Protective Monitoring
9 8 (6.56%) TOGAF
10 7 (5.74%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (5.74%) Project Management
10 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (4.10%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (4.10%) Zachman Framework
12 5 (4.10%) Network Architecture
12 5 (4.10%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) Lisp
2 3 (2.46%) SQL
3 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 122 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (80.33%) CCNP
3 53 (43.44%) CCNA
4 47 (38.52%) CCIE
5 28 (22.95%) Security Cleared
6 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
7 18 (14.75%) CCDA
7 18 (14.75%) CCIP
8 12 (9.84%) CCSP
9 11 (9.02%) CCSE
10 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (7.38%) MCSE
10 9 (7.38%) JNCIS
11 8 (6.56%) DV Cleared
11 8 (6.56%) CISSP
12 7 (5.74%) Degree
13 6 (4.92%) JNCIP
13 6 (4.92%) CCSA
13 6 (4.92%) CCVP
14 5 (4.10%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.02%) SLA
2 5 (4.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Firmware
2 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.64%) UAG
4 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) OPNET
2 6 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.92%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 115 (94.26%) Cisco
2 44 (36.07%) Juniper
3 37 (30.33%) F5
4 21 (17.21%) CheckPoint
5 19 (15.57%) VMware
6 18 (14.75%) HP
7 12 (9.84%) BMC
7 12 (9.84%) Blue Coat
7 12 (9.84%) TippingPoint
8 8 (6.56%) Riverbed
8 8 (6.56%) Nokia
9 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.74%) Citrix
10 6 (4.92%) Motorola
10 6 (4.92%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.10%) Redback
11 5 (4.10%) Tandberg
11 5 (4.10%) Radware
11 5 (4.10%) Mercator
12 4 (3.28%) Aruba
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