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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 521 533 519
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing CCDP 65 60 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.57% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 13
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£413 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £171 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £255
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +380.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -

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
10880 10506 8545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.51% 19.41% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6204 5840 4524
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 529 489
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
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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 -3 63 £413 +17.85% 21
South East -12 18 £450 +44.00% 5
London -1 14 £413 +17.85% 5
East of England +17 11 £475 - 3
Berkshire -1 9 - -
Reading +7 7 - -
West Yorkshire - 7 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £350 - 2
Leeds - 6 £360 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £475 -
North West -21 5 £313 - 3
Kent - 5 £450 -
West Midlands -8 4 £300 -14.28% 3
Hounslow - 4 £413 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £600 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £335 -
City of London +18 1 - - 1
South West 0 1 £425 +142.85%
Hampshire -14 1 £413 - 3
Essex - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £275 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £275 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 1

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (93.75%) Cisco
3 102 (79.69%) CCNP
4 56 (43.75%) Firewall
5 55 (42.97%) WAN
6 54 (42.19%) CCNA
6 54 (42.19%) Cisco ASA
7 52 (40.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 51 (39.84%) LAN
8 51 (39.84%) BGP
9 48 (37.50%) CCIE
10 47 (36.72%) Network Design
11 44 (34.38%) Juniper
12 39 (30.47%) F5
13 37 (28.91%) VPN
14 36 (28.13%) MPLS
14 36 (28.13%) OSPF
15 32 (25.00%) Network Security
16 27 (21.09%) Security Cleared
17 26 (20.31%) EIGRP
18 25 (19.53%) Load Balancing
19 24 (18.75%) WLAN
20 22 (17.19%) CheckPoint
20 22 (17.19%) HP
21 21 (16.41%) Telecoms
21 21 (16.41%) Network Management
22 19 (14.84%) SC Cleared
22 19 (14.84%) ITIL
23 18 (14.06%) CCIP
24 17 (13.28%) Wireless

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) MS Office
2 2 (1.56%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (43.75%) Firewall
2 55 (42.97%) WAN
3 54 (42.19%) Cisco ASA
4 52 (40.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 51 (39.84%) LAN
5 51 (39.84%) BGP
6 37 (28.91%) VPN
7 36 (28.13%) MPLS
7 36 (28.13%) OSPF
8 32 (25.00%) Network Security
9 26 (20.31%) EIGRP
10 24 (18.75%) WLAN
11 17 (13.28%) Wireless
12 16 (12.50%) IPsec
13 15 (11.72%) TCP/IP
14 14 (10.94%) VoIP
15 13 (10.16%) Ethernet
15 13 (10.16%) Unified Communications
16 12 (9.38%) VLAN
16 12 (9.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.56%) PerformancePoint
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (16.41%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.16%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Retail
3 6 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Publishing
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (44.53%) Network Engineer
2 32 (25.00%) Architect
3 26 (20.31%) Design Engineer
4 22 (17.19%) Network Architect
5 21 (16.41%) Consultant
6 19 (14.84%) Network Design Engineer
7 18 (14.06%) Network Consultant
8 10 (7.81%) Senior Architect
8 10 (7.81%) Senior Network Architect
8 10 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.47%) Network Designer
9 7 (5.47%) Designer
10 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) IP Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) PKI
2 5 (3.91%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (3.91%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Linux
2 12 (9.38%) Windows
3 8 (6.25%) UNIX
4 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.72%) Network Design
2 25 (19.53%) Load Balancing
3 21 (16.41%) Network Management
4 19 (14.84%) ITIL
5 12 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 11 (8.59%) Migration
7 9 (7.03%) Protective Monitoring
8 8 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.25%) Validation
9 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.47%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.47%) Project Management
9 7 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.47%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.91%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (3.91%) Process Management
10 5 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.13%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.16%) Lisp
2 2 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 128 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (79.69%) CCNP
3 54 (42.19%) CCNA
4 48 (37.50%) CCIE
5 27 (21.09%) Security Cleared
6 19 (14.84%) SC Cleared
7 18 (14.06%) CCIP
8 16 (12.50%) CCDA
9 12 (9.38%) CCSP
10 11 (8.59%) MCSE
10 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (8.59%) CCSE
11 8 (6.25%) CISSP
12 7 (5.47%) CCVP
12 7 (5.47%) DV Cleared
12 7 (5.47%) JNCIS
12 7 (5.47%) MCITP
13 6 (4.69%) JNCIP
13 6 (4.69%) Degree
13 6 (4.69%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Firmware
2 5 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) UAG
4 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) OPNET
2 7 (5.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.69%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 120 (93.75%) Cisco
2 44 (34.38%) Juniper
3 39 (30.47%) F5
4 22 (17.19%) CheckPoint
4 22 (17.19%) HP
5 17 (13.28%) VMware
6 16 (12.50%) BMC
6 16 (12.50%) TippingPoint
7 11 (8.59%) Blue Coat
8 9 (7.03%) Nokia
9 8 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 8 (6.25%) Motorola
9 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.69%) Fortinet
10 6 (4.69%) Mercator
11 5 (3.91%) Redback
11 5 (3.91%) Radware
11 5 (3.91%) Citrix
11 5 (3.91%) Tandberg
12 4 (3.13%) Aruba
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