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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 555 564 568
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing CCDP 86 71 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.64% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 18
Median daily rate £395 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £304 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - -

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
11853 11084 10897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.26% 19.54% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7446 6263 6187
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 558 555
Median hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 82 £395 -1.25% 9
London -7 33 £400 -3.03% 4
West Midlands +2 19 £375 +25.00%
South East -12 14 £425 +6.25%
Solihull - 12 - -
Yorkshire 0 9 £395 +12.85% 3
Hampshire +7 8 £438 +6.06%
City of London +39 6 £388 +19.23%
Sheffield - 5 - -
South Yorkshire - 5 - -
Berkshire +2 4 £363 -9.37%
West Yorkshire -7 4 £395 +12.85% 3
North West -5 3 £380 -20.00%
Basingstoke - 3 £300 -
Winchester - 3 £475 -
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Coventry -9 2 - -
Cheshire -9 2 £425 -10.52%
Leeds -15 2 £390 +11.42% 3
Warrington - 2 £425 -
Birmingham - 2 £369 -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Reading -8 1 - -
Surrey -11 1 £385 -
Shropshire -30 1 - -
Telford -31 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Malvern - 1 £525 -

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (93.97%) CCNP
3 99 (85.34%) Cisco
4 79 (68.10%) WAN
5 78 (67.24%) LAN
6 69 (59.48%) Firewall
7 55 (47.41%) CCIE
7 55 (47.41%) CCNA
8 41 (35.34%) VPN
9 37 (31.90%) MPLS
10 35 (30.17%) Juniper
11 34 (29.31%) ITIL
12 33 (28.45%) BGP
13 32 (27.59%) Wireless
14 31 (26.72%) CheckPoint
15 30 (25.86%) VoIP
15 30 (25.86%) TCP/IP
15 30 (25.86%) Network Design
16 29 (25.00%) Security Cleared
17 28 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (22.41%) SC Cleared
19 24 (20.69%) Data Centre
19 24 (20.69%) Remedy
20 23 (19.83%) NICE Systems
21 22 (18.97%) Change Management
22 21 (18.10%) Migration
22 21 (18.10%) CCDA
22 21 (18.10%) Network Security
23 20 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
23 20 (17.24%) Structured Cabling

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 79 (68.10%) WAN
2 78 (67.24%) LAN
3 69 (59.48%) Firewall
4 41 (35.34%) VPN
5 37 (31.90%) MPLS
6 33 (28.45%) BGP
7 32 (27.59%) Wireless
8 30 (25.86%) TCP/IP
8 30 (25.86%) VoIP
9 28 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (18.10%) Network Security
11 20 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (17.24%) Structured Cabling
12 12 (10.34%) PBX
12 12 (10.34%) X.21
13 10 (8.62%) OSPF
14 8 (6.90%) DNS
15 7 (6.03%) EIGRP
16 6 (5.17%) WLAN
17 5 (4.31%) Cisco PIX
General
1 9 (7.76%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Law
5 2 (1.72%) French Language
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Military
6 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (64.66%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.10%) Designer
3 17 (14.66%) Network Designer
4 15 (12.93%) VoIP Engineer
5 14 (12.07%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (11.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) Architect
7 11 (9.48%) Voice Engineer
8 10 (8.62%) Design Engineer
8 10 (8.62%) Network Design Engineer
8 10 (8.62%) Voice Network Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Network Architect
9 7 (6.03%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Security Designer
10 4 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.59%) Network Analyst
11 3 (2.59%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) CSS
2 2 (1.72%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.72%) PKI
4 1 (0.86%) DataPower
4 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.86%) Handset
4 1 (0.86%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (2.59%) Linux
2 3 (2.59%) Unix
3 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) ITIL
2 30 (25.86%) Network Design
3 22 (18.97%) Change Management
4 21 (18.10%) Migration
5 8 (6.90%) TOGAF
6 7 (6.03%) Information Security
7 5 (4.31%) Change Control
7 5 (4.31%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.31%) MODAF
7 5 (4.31%) Project Management
8 4 (3.45%) ISMS
8 4 (3.45%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.59%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (2.59%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.59%) Network Management
9 3 (2.59%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (2.59%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (1.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.86%) Perl
1 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (93.97%) CCNP
3 55 (47.41%) CCIE
3 55 (47.41%) CCNA
4 29 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 26 (22.41%) SC Cleared
6 21 (18.10%) CCDA
7 16 (13.79%) JNCIA
8 8 (6.90%) CISSP
9 7 (6.03%) CISM
9 7 (6.03%) Degree
10 6 (5.17%) CCVP
11 5 (4.31%) CCIP
11 5 (4.31%) CCSE
11 5 (4.31%) CCSP
12 4 (3.45%) CCSA
13 2 (1.72%) CCDE
13 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.72%) SANS
14 1 (0.86%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.59%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.59%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.72%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.72%) Cacti
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.86%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.86%) Nessus
4 1 (0.86%) OPNET
Vendors
1 99 (85.34%) Cisco
2 35 (30.17%) Juniper
3 31 (26.72%) CheckPoint
4 24 (20.69%) Remedy
5 23 (19.83%) NICE Systems
6 19 (16.38%) F5
7 14 (12.07%) Nokia
7 14 (12.07%) Palo Alto
8 7 (6.03%) Riverbed
8 7 (6.03%) VMware
9 6 (5.17%) Cramer
10 5 (4.31%) HP
11 4 (3.45%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.59%) Splunk
13 2 (1.72%) Avaya
13 2 (1.72%) EMC
13 2 (1.72%) IBM
13 2 (1.72%) Intel Security