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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 520 521 536
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing CCDP 84 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 20
Average daily rate
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£404 £365 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.54% -4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.70% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
11347 9077 10257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.55% 17.19% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6270 5099 5335
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 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 414 612
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -17.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 30 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 30 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 -4 81 £404 +7.60% 30
London +30 37 £475 +18.75% 8
South East -19 12 £255 -40.00% 14
Berkshire +3 9 £253 -20.78% 5
Yorkshire -2 9 £378 -3.82% 3
Leeds +13 8 £325 -17.19% 3
West Yorkshire +4 8 £325 -17.19% 3
East of England -17 8 £538 +79.16% 2
West Midlands -20 7 £330 -4.34% 3
North West -2 6 £425 +70.00% 2
City of London +30 5 £475 +11.76% 2
Shropshire -8 5 £330 -4.34% 1
Manchester - 5 £413 - 1
Bedfordshire -15 4 £338 +12.50%
Hertfordshire - 4 £600 - 2
Bedford +2 3 £338 +12.50%
South Wales -11 2 - -
Wales -21 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 - - 2
Reading +23 1 £255 - 1
East Midlands +6 1 £463 - 1
Northamptonshire +3 1 £463 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £430 -
Northampton - 1 £463 -
Doncaster - 1 £430 -
Birmingham - 1 £330 -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Cardiff - - - -

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (93.65%) Cisco
3 97 (76.98%) CCNP
4 64 (50.79%) WAN
5 61 (48.41%) LAN
6 55 (43.65%) Firewall
7 52 (41.27%) CCIE
8 43 (34.13%) BGP
9 42 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (31.75%) Juniper
11 39 (30.95%) CheckPoint
12 37 (29.37%) OSPF
13 36 (28.57%) Network Design
14 35 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (26.98%) F5
15 34 (26.98%) MPLS
16 32 (25.40%) CCNA
17 30 (23.81%) Network Management
18 29 (23.02%) VPN
19 28 (22.22%) VoIP
20 24 (19.05%) Network Security
21 23 (18.25%) Load Balancing
21 23 (18.25%) Check Point Certification
22 22 (17.46%) CCSP
22 22 (17.46%) Cisco PIX
23 20 (15.87%) IPsec
23 20 (15.87%) HP
24 18 (14.29%) SNMP
24 18 (14.29%) Wireless
25 17 (13.49%) CISSP

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.35%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 64 (50.79%) WAN
2 61 (48.41%) LAN
3 55 (43.65%) Firewall
4 43 (34.13%) BGP
5 42 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (29.37%) OSPF
7 35 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 34 (26.98%) MPLS
9 29 (23.02%) VPN
10 28 (22.22%) VoIP
11 24 (19.05%) Network Security
12 22 (17.46%) Cisco PIX
13 20 (15.87%) IPsec
14 18 (14.29%) Wireless
14 18 (14.29%) SNMP
15 16 (12.70%) FWSM
16 15 (11.90%) WLAN
17 14 (11.11%) TCP/IP
18 11 (8.73%) BIG-IP
19 9 (7.14%) EIGRP
General
1 13 (10.32%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.14%) Finance
3 8 (6.35%) Retail
4 7 (5.56%) Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.59%) German Language
6 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (30.16%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.84%) Architect
3 22 (17.46%) Consultant
4 21 (16.67%) Design Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Security Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Network Architect
6 12 (9.52%) Network Manager
6 12 (9.52%) IP Engineer
7 11 (8.73%) Network Consultant
7 11 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 8 (6.35%) Network Design Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
10 7 (5.56%) Administrator
10 7 (5.56%) Network Administrator
10 7 (5.56%) Senior Architect
11 6 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
11 6 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.17%) FlexPod
2 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.79%) Open Source
3 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.79%) NHS
3 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.79%) SecurID
3 1 (0.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.17%) Windows
1 4 (3.17%) Android
2 3 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) Network Design
2 30 (23.81%) Network Management
3 23 (18.25%) Load Balancing
4 14 (11.11%) ITIL
5 12 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.73%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.14%) Change Control
7 9 (7.14%) Network Architecture
8 7 (5.56%) Migration
8 7 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
9 6 (4.76%) Project Management
10 5 (3.97%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.97%) Demand Forecasting
11 4 (3.17%) Low Latency
11 4 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.17%) Validation
12 3 (2.38%) Change Management
12 3 (2.38%) Zachman Framework
12 3 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.38%) Lisp
2 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (76.98%) CCNP
3 52 (41.27%) CCIE
4 32 (25.40%) CCNA
5 23 (18.25%) Check Point Certification
6 22 (17.46%) CCSP
7 17 (13.49%) CISSP
8 16 (12.70%) CCDA
9 13 (10.32%) CCIP
10 12 (9.52%) CCVP
11 11 (8.73%) CCSA
12 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
13 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
14 6 (4.76%) CCSE
14 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (4.76%) RHCE
14 6 (4.76%) MCSE
15 5 (3.97%) MCSA
15 5 (3.97%) IBM Certification
15 5 (3.97%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.49%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (7.94%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.38%) OPNET
4 2 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 118 (93.65%) Cisco
2 40 (31.75%) Juniper
3 39 (30.95%) CheckPoint
4 34 (26.98%) F5
5 20 (15.87%) HP
6 15 (11.90%) Nokia
7 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.73%) SolarWinds
9 10 (7.94%) EMC
10 9 (7.14%) Riverbed
11 8 (6.35%) BMC
11 8 (6.35%) Radware
11 8 (6.35%) Redback
11 8 (6.35%) TippingPoint
12 7 (5.56%) Blue Coat
12 7 (5.56%) Websense
13 5 (3.97%) Ericsson
13 5 (3.97%) Avaya
13 5 (3.97%) Apple
13 5 (3.97%) IBM
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