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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 521 503 537
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +34
Contract jobs citing CCDP 85 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.78% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 16
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£400 £363 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £253 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.25

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
11203 9083 10306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.38% 17.20% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6169 5094 5327
Average daily rate £379 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 423 625
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 -22 82 £400 +10.34% 35
London +22 37 £475 +22.58% 12
South East -15 13 £255 -40.00% 11
East of England -29 11 £350 +37.25% 1
Berkshire +7 10 £253 -20.78% 4
Yorkshire +7 9 £378 -3.82% 4
Leeds +2 8 £325 -17.19% 3
West Yorkshire -1 8 £325 -17.19% 3
Bedfordshire -8 7 £300 -
North West +1 6 £425 +70.00% 2
City of London +26 5 £475 +11.76%
Bedford +4 5 £319 +6.25%
Manchester - 5 £413 - 1
West Midlands -17 4 £330 -8.96% 5
Hertfordshire - 4 £600 - 1
South Wales -3 2 - -
Shropshire -13 2 £330 -4.34% 2
Wales -24 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £319 -
Reading +15 1 £255 - 1
Northamptonshire +3 1 £463 -
East Midlands 0 1 £463 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £430 -
Northampton - 1 £463 -
Doncaster - 1 £430 -
Dover - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Harrow - - - - 4
Hayes - - - - 2

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (92.68%) Cisco
3 93 (75.61%) CCNP
4 62 (50.41%) WAN
5 61 (49.59%) LAN
6 54 (43.90%) Firewall
7 50 (40.65%) CCIE
8 41 (33.33%) Juniper
9 40 (32.52%) BGP
9 40 (32.52%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (29.27%) CheckPoint
11 35 (28.46%) OSPF
12 34 (27.64%) Network Design
13 33 (26.83%) MPLS
14 32 (26.02%) F5
15 30 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (23.58%) CCNA
17 28 (22.76%) VoIP
18 27 (21.95%) Network Management
19 26 (21.14%) VPN
20 23 (18.70%) Check Point Certification
20 23 (18.70%) Network Security
21 22 (17.89%) HP
22 20 (16.26%) CCSP
22 20 (16.26%) Cisco PIX
22 20 (16.26%) Load Balancing
23 19 (15.45%) CCDA
23 19 (15.45%) IPsec
24 18 (14.63%) Wireless
24 18 (14.63%) SNMP

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (6.50%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 62 (50.41%) WAN
2 61 (49.59%) LAN
3 54 (43.90%) Firewall
4 40 (32.52%) BGP
4 40 (32.52%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (28.46%) OSPF
6 33 (26.83%) MPLS
7 30 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (22.76%) VoIP
9 26 (21.14%) VPN
10 23 (18.70%) Network Security
11 20 (16.26%) Cisco PIX
12 19 (15.45%) IPsec
13 18 (14.63%) Wireless
13 18 (14.63%) SNMP
14 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
14 16 (13.01%) FWSM
15 15 (12.20%) WLAN
16 11 (8.94%) EIGRP
17 9 (7.32%) DNS
General
1 15 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.94%) Finance
3 8 (6.50%) Retail
4 7 (5.69%) Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.63%) German Language
6 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (27.64%) Network Engineer
2 24 (19.51%) Architect
2 24 (19.51%) Consultant
3 17 (13.82%) Design Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) Network Architect
5 12 (9.76%) Security Engineer
5 12 (9.76%) Network Manager
5 12 (9.76%) IP Engineer
6 11 (8.94%) Network Consultant
7 10 (8.13%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 7 (5.69%) Network Administrator
10 7 (5.69%) Sales Consultant
10 7 (5.69%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Administrator
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Architect
11 6 (4.88%) Senior Network Architect
11 6 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (0.81%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.25%) FlexPod
2 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.81%) NHS
3 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.81%) SecurID
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.81%) Life Science
3 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.81%) Open Source
3 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) Windows
1 4 (3.25%) Android
2 3 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) Network Design
2 27 (21.95%) Network Management
3 20 (16.26%) Load Balancing
4 14 (11.38%) ITIL
5 11 (8.94%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (8.94%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.32%) Change Control
6 9 (7.32%) Network Architecture
7 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.69%) WAN Optimisation
9 6 (4.88%) Project Management
9 6 (4.88%) Migration
10 5 (4.07%) Demand Forecasting
11 4 (3.25%) Low Latency
11 4 (3.25%) Validation
11 4 (3.25%) Problem Management
12 3 (2.44%) Zachman Framework
12 3 (2.44%) TOGAF
12 3 (2.44%) MODAF
12 3 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.44%) C
1 3 (2.44%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 123 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (75.61%) CCNP
3 50 (40.65%) CCIE
4 29 (23.58%) CCNA
5 23 (18.70%) Check Point Certification
6 20 (16.26%) CCSP
7 19 (15.45%) CCDA
8 17 (13.82%) CISSP
9 12 (9.76%) CCIP
9 12 (9.76%) CCVP
10 10 (8.13%) Security Cleared
11 9 (7.32%) CCSA
12 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
13 6 (4.88%) Degree
13 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (4.88%) RHCE
13 6 (4.88%) MCSE
14 5 (4.07%) MCSA
14 5 (4.07%) IBM Certification
14 5 (4.07%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.07%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (8.13%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.44%) OPNET
Vendors
1 114 (92.68%) Cisco
2 41 (33.33%) Juniper
3 36 (29.27%) CheckPoint
4 32 (26.02%) F5
5 22 (17.89%) HP
6 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
6 12 (9.76%) Nokia
7 10 (8.13%) EMC
7 10 (8.13%) Riverbed
7 10 (8.13%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.50%) TippingPoint
8 8 (6.50%) Radware
8 8 (6.50%) Redback
8 8 (6.50%) BMC
9 7 (5.69%) Blue Coat
9 7 (5.69%) Websense
10 5 (4.07%) Aruba
10 5 (4.07%) Ericsson
10 5 (4.07%) Avaya
10 5 (4.07%) Apple
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