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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK
Rank 510 591 543
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -48
Contract jobs citing CCDP 82 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 0.32% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 40
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.98% +1.66%
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
9075 10492 10447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.28% 21.03% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5756 6366 6141
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 499 502
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.91 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

CCDP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCDP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDP within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 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 +59 75 £400 - 11
South East +35 22 £410 -0.60% 5
London -4 20 £400 -9.09% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £345 - 1
Hampshire - 12 £440 - 2
North East - 12 £345 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 12 £345 - 1
North West +30 10 £525 -
Manchester - 9 £525 -
Birmingham +7 7 £313 -16.66%
West Midlands 0 7 £313 -16.66%
Hook - 6 £415 - 1
Berkshire +6 5 £444 +10.93% 1
Basingstoke - 5 £460 -
Cardiff +23 4 £375 +7.14%
South Wales +17 4 £375 +7.14%
Wales +7 4 £375 +7.14%
East Midlands +10 3 - -
City of London -7 3 £400 -5.88% 2
Surrey - 3 £380 - 1
Woking - 3 £380 - 1
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Scotland +23 2 £324 - 2
Yorkshire +10 2 - -
Sheffield -1 2 - -
South Yorkshire -5 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £324 - 2
Erskine - 2 £324 - 2
Reading +9 1 £320 -22.42%

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCDP 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 CCDP.

1 142 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (89.44%) Cisco
3 107 (75.35%) CCNP
4 77 (54.23%) LAN
5 73 (51.41%) WAN
6 72 (50.70%) CCIE
7 70 (49.30%) Firewall
8 62 (43.66%) CCNA
9 57 (40.14%) CheckPoint
10 54 (38.03%) Network Design
11 47 (33.10%) Juniper
11 47 (33.10%) Wireless
12 45 (31.69%) Security Cleared
13 43 (30.28%) ITIL
14 42 (29.58%) SC Cleared
15 39 (27.46%) F5
15 39 (27.46%) Data Centre
16 36 (25.35%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (22.54%) VPN
18 27 (19.01%) CCDA
18 27 (19.01%) Cisco Nexus
19 26 (18.31%) Telecoms
19 26 (18.31%) VoIP
20 24 (16.90%) CCIP
21 23 (16.20%) HP
22 22 (15.49%) BGP
22 22 (15.49%) Degree
22 22 (15.49%) FortiGate
23 21 (14.79%) CCSE
23 21 (14.79%) Aruba

CCDP
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 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Office
1 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (54.23%) LAN
2 73 (51.41%) WAN
3 70 (49.30%) Firewall
4 47 (33.10%) Wireless
5 36 (25.35%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (22.54%) VPN
7 27 (19.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (18.31%) VoIP
9 22 (15.49%) BGP
10 20 (14.08%) Network Security
10 20 (14.08%) OSPF
11 19 (13.38%) Unified Communications
12 18 (12.68%) MPLS
12 18 (12.68%) VLAN
13 17 (11.97%) BIG-IP
14 16 (11.27%) TCP/IP
15 15 (10.56%) IP Telephony
16 9 (6.34%) EIGRP
17 8 (5.63%) IPsec
18 7 (4.93%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) JIRA
1 4 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (18.31%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.15%) Finance
3 9 (6.34%) Banking
4 5 (3.52%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.82%) Law
5 4 (2.82%) Legal
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
6 2 (1.41%) Military
7 1 (0.70%) Billing
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (61.27%) Network Engineer
2 27 (19.01%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (16.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (12.68%) Architect
5 12 (8.45%) Designer
5 12 (8.45%) LAN Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) Network Architect
6 11 (7.75%) Consultant
6 11 (7.75%) Network Designer
6 11 (7.75%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) WAN Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Design Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Network Specialist
9 7 (4.93%) Security Consultant
10 6 (4.23%) Firewall Architect
11 5 (3.52%) Cisco Design Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Network Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) CSS
2 5 (3.52%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.41%) COM
3 2 (1.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.46%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.68%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.52%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.11%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.70%) BBC
7 1 (0.70%) DataPower
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.45%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Unix
3 6 (4.23%) Linux
4 4 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.41%) FreeBSD
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.03%) Network Design
2 43 (30.28%) ITIL
3 19 (13.38%) Network Management
4 18 (12.68%) ITSM
4 18 (12.68%) Service Management
5 15 (10.56%) Load Balancing
6 12 (8.45%) Migration
6 12 (8.45%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.04%) Change Control
8 9 (6.34%) Information Security
8 9 (6.34%) ISMS
8 9 (6.34%) Network Architecture
9 8 (5.63%) Information Assurance
9 8 (5.63%) Information Security Management
9 8 (5.63%) Security Management
10 7 (4.93%) Data Protection
10 7 (4.93%) Presales
10 7 (4.93%) Project Management
10 7 (4.93%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.11%) SQL
2 2 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (75.35%) CCNP
3 72 (50.70%) CCIE
4 62 (43.66%) CCNA
5 45 (31.69%) Security Cleared
6 42 (29.58%) SC Cleared
7 27 (19.01%) CCDA
8 24 (16.90%) CCIP
9 22 (15.49%) Degree
10 21 (14.79%) CCSA
10 21 (14.79%) CCSE
11 19 (13.38%) JNCIA
11 19 (13.38%) JNCIE
12 17 (11.97%) HP ASE
12 17 (11.97%) HP MASE
13 11 (7.75%) CISSP
14 10 (7.04%) CCSP
14 10 (7.04%) CCVP
15 9 (6.34%) CISM
16 6 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (5.63%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.93%) JSP 440
4 5 (3.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.23%) vSphere
4 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.41%) Firmware
5 2 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (15.49%) FortiGate
2 12 (8.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (7.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (3.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.11%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.41%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.41%) Nessus
7 2 (1.41%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.70%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 127 (89.44%) Cisco
2 57 (40.14%) CheckPoint
3 47 (33.10%) Juniper
4 39 (27.46%) F5
5 23 (16.20%) HP
6 21 (14.79%) Aruba
7 19 (13.38%) Fortinet
7 19 (13.38%) Riverbed
8 12 (8.45%) VMware
9 11 (7.75%) Palo Alto
10 9 (6.34%) BT
11 8 (5.63%) Brocade
11 8 (5.63%) Fujitsu
12 7 (4.93%) Nokia
13 5 (3.52%) Citrix
13 5 (3.52%) Meraki
13 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
13 5 (3.52%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.82%) Ruckus Wireless
14 4 (2.82%) ScanSafe
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