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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 561 540 524
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs citing CCDP 50 53 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.51% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £291 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £465 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £255
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
10790 10444 9068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.91% 19.09% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6453 5896 4880
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 460 500
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -35 43 £375 -6.25% 23
South East -8 19 £370 +45.09% 11
Berkshire +3 8 £353 +38.23% 3
West Midlands +2 6 £350 -1.06% 1
Yorkshire -27 5 £400 +14.28% 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £330 - 2
East Midlands +1 4 £383 -17.29%
London -17 4 £388 -3.12% 5
Crawley - 4 £375 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £375 - 1
Wales - 4 £363 -
Birmingham +3 3 - -
West Yorkshire -21 3 £400 +14.28% 2
South Wales - 3 £363 -
Oxford - 3 £315 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £363 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 - 2
Nottingham - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £365 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 - 2
Warwickshire +2 1 - -
Bedford +2 1 £375 +25.00%
Bedfordshire 0 1 £375 +25.00%
Reading -3 1 - -
East of England -9 1 £375 +25.00%
North West -20 1 £475 - 2
Leeds -29 1 - - 2
Lincoln - 1 £403 -

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (92.31%) Cisco
3 102 (87.18%) CCNP
4 61 (52.14%) WAN
5 55 (47.01%) LAN
6 49 (41.88%) Juniper
6 49 (41.88%) Data Centre
7 45 (38.46%) CCIE
7 45 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (36.75%) Firewall
9 41 (35.04%) F5
10 40 (34.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 40 (34.19%) CCNA
11 37 (31.62%) Network Design
12 34 (29.06%) MPLS
13 32 (27.35%) VPN
13 32 (27.35%) Network Security
14 29 (24.79%) Security Cleared
15 26 (22.22%) CheckPoint
16 25 (21.37%) BGP
16 25 (21.37%) Wireless
17 23 (19.66%) Telecoms
18 21 (17.95%) Load Balancing
19 20 (17.09%) CCDA
20 19 (16.24%) TCP/IP
20 19 (16.24%) OSPF
21 18 (15.38%) EIGRP
22 17 (14.53%) Service Delivery
22 17 (14.53%) ITIL
23 16 (13.68%) SC Cleared

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Office
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 61 (52.14%) WAN
2 55 (47.01%) LAN
3 45 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 43 (36.75%) Firewall
5 40 (34.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 34 (29.06%) MPLS
7 32 (27.35%) VPN
7 32 (27.35%) Network Security
8 25 (21.37%) Wireless
8 25 (21.37%) BGP
9 19 (16.24%) OSPF
9 19 (16.24%) TCP/IP
10 18 (15.38%) EIGRP
11 15 (12.82%) WLAN
12 14 (11.97%) VoIP
13 13 (11.11%) ATM
13 13 (11.11%) SSL
13 13 (11.11%) VLAN
14 12 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (19.66%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.55%) Finance
3 8 (6.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.85%) French Language
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (47.01%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.09%) Architect
3 18 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 15 (12.82%) Design Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Consultant
6 12 (10.26%) Network Consultant
6 12 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Network Design Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Network Specialist
8 8 (6.84%) Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Network Designer
10 6 (5.13%) Designer
11 5 (4.27%) Network Security Consultant
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Network Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Security Consultant
12 4 (3.42%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.85%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 49 (41.88%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.27%) PKI
4 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.71%) Handset
6 1 (0.85%) IVR
6 1 (0.85%) SCADA
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.69%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) UNIX
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) OpenWrt
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Network Design
2 21 (17.95%) Load Balancing
3 17 (14.53%) ITIL
3 17 (14.53%) Service Delivery
4 11 (9.40%) Network Management
5 9 (7.69%) Migration
5 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (6.84%) Validation
7 6 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.27%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.27%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.27%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.42%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) Lisp
2 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.85%) C
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (87.18%) CCNP
3 45 (38.46%) CCIE
4 40 (34.19%) CCNA
5 29 (24.79%) Security Cleared
6 20 (17.09%) CCDA
7 16 (13.68%) SC Cleared
8 14 (11.97%) CCIP
8 14 (11.97%) CCSP
9 13 (11.11%) CCSE
10 8 (6.84%) CISSP
10 8 (6.84%) CCSA
10 8 (6.84%) Degree
11 7 (5.98%) DV Cleared
12 6 (5.13%) JNCIP
12 6 (5.13%) JNCIE
12 6 (5.13%) HP ASE
13 5 (4.27%) HP MASE
13 5 (4.27%) CCVP
14 4 (3.42%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (5.13%) SLA
3 4 (3.42%) HIPAA
4 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) ProxySG
1 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Firmware
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.85%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) OPNET
2 5 (4.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 108 (92.31%) Cisco
2 49 (41.88%) Juniper
3 41 (35.04%) F5
4 26 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 15 (12.82%) VMware
6 14 (11.97%) Blue Coat
6 14 (11.97%) HP
7 13 (11.11%) TippingPoint
8 12 (10.26%) Fortinet
9 11 (9.40%) Citrix
10 10 (8.55%) Nokia
11 8 (6.84%) BMC
11 8 (6.84%) Riverbed
12 5 (4.27%) McAfee
12 5 (4.27%) Motorola
12 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
12 5 (4.27%) Nortel
12 5 (4.27%) Tufin
13 4 (3.42%) Aruba
13 4 (3.42%) Sourcefire
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