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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 555 603 579
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -24
Contract jobs citing CCDP 59 46 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.40% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 47
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
10127 11406 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.74% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6438 6933 6679
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 549 557
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +32 57 £450 +9.09% 8
South East +24 15 £460 +11.51% 2
London +3 14 £425 -3.40% 4
West Midlands -5 12 £450 +20.00% 1
North West +3 8 £525 +27.27% 1
Manchester +3 7 £525 +27.27% 1
Birmingham 0 5 - - 1
Hampshire - 4 £460 - 2
Basingstoke - 4 £460 -
Berkshire +8 3 £600 +50.00%
East Midlands +4 3 £260 -25.71%
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Yorkshire +19 2 - -
Sheffield -9 2 - -
City of London -12 2 £400 -5.88% 2
South Yorkshire -12 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £501 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £380 -
North East - 2 £280 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £280 -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £280 -
Surrey - 2 £380 -
West Sussex - 2 £501 -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £450 +5.88%
Milton Keynes +9 1 £450 +5.88%
Brighton - 1 - -

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (90.00%) Cisco
3 109 (77.86%) CCNP
4 64 (45.71%) CCNA
5 61 (43.57%) Firewall
6 60 (42.86%) LAN
7 56 (40.00%) WAN
8 54 (38.57%) CCIE
9 51 (36.43%) CheckPoint
10 48 (34.29%) Data Centre
11 47 (33.57%) Network Design
12 44 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
13 41 (29.29%) VPN
14 39 (27.86%) Security Cleared
15 38 (27.14%) Wireless
16 37 (26.43%) SC Cleared
17 36 (25.71%) Juniper
18 34 (24.29%) CCDA
18 34 (24.29%) BGP
19 31 (22.14%) VoIP
19 31 (22.14%) Cisco Nexus
20 29 (20.71%) Network Security
21 26 (18.57%) F5
22 25 (17.86%) Network Management
22 25 (17.86%) OSPF
23 22 (15.71%) ITIL
24 19 (13.57%) Unified Communications
24 19 (13.57%) Load Balancing
25 18 (12.86%) VLAN
25 18 (12.86%) TCP/IP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Office
1 5 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (43.57%) Firewall
2 60 (42.86%) LAN
3 56 (40.00%) WAN
4 44 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
5 41 (29.29%) VPN
6 38 (27.14%) Wireless
7 34 (24.29%) BGP
8 31 (22.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (22.14%) VoIP
9 29 (20.71%) Network Security
10 25 (17.86%) OSPF
11 19 (13.57%) Unified Communications
12 18 (12.86%) TCP/IP
12 18 (12.86%) VLAN
13 16 (11.43%) IPsec
14 15 (10.71%) IP Telephony
15 12 (8.57%) DNS
15 12 (8.57%) MPLS
16 11 (7.86%) DHCP
16 11 (7.86%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) JIRA
1 4 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.29%) Finance
3 7 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.57%) Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Law
5 4 (2.86%) Legal
6 3 (2.14%) Military
7 2 (1.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 37 (26.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (23.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (11.43%) Architect
5 15 (10.71%) Designer
6 14 (10.00%) Network Designer
7 13 (9.29%) Design Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Consultant
8 11 (7.86%) Network Architect
8 11 (7.86%) Network Design Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Administrator
9 8 (5.71%) Network Administrator
10 7 (5.00%) Security Consultant
10 7 (5.00%) Senior Network Administrator
11 6 (4.29%) Network Specialist
12 5 (3.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.43%) CSS
2 6 (4.29%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.43%) COM
3 2 (1.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.00%) CESG
3 7 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) BBC
6 1 (0.71%) DataPower
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.14%) Windows
2 7 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.29%) Linux
3 6 (4.29%) Unix
4 2 (1.43%) FreeBSD
4 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.57%) Network Design
2 25 (17.86%) Network Management
3 22 (15.71%) ITIL
4 19 (13.57%) Load Balancing
5 17 (12.14%) Migration
6 14 (10.00%) Change Control
7 9 (6.43%) Information Security
7 9 (6.43%) ISMS
7 9 (6.43%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.71%) Information Assurance
8 8 (5.71%) Information Security Management
8 8 (5.71%) Network Architecture
8 8 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.71%) Security Management
9 7 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 7 (5.00%) Project Management
9 7 (5.00%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 5 (3.57%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.14%) C
1 3 (2.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 140 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (77.86%) CCNP
3 64 (45.71%) CCNA
4 54 (38.57%) CCIE
5 39 (27.86%) Security Cleared
6 37 (26.43%) SC Cleared
7 34 (24.29%) CCDA
8 11 (7.86%) CCVP
9 10 (7.14%) CISSP
9 10 (7.14%) JNCIA
10 9 (6.43%) CCSP
10 9 (6.43%) CISM
11 8 (5.71%) Degree
11 8 (5.71%) JNCIP
12 6 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (4.29%) JNCIS
13 4 (2.86%) CCIP
13 4 (2.86%) CCSA
13 4 (2.86%) CCSE
14 2 (1.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.00%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.86%) vSphere
4 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.43%) Firmware
5 2 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (5.71%) FortiGate
4 5 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.14%) Cisco CME
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.43%) Nessus
6 2 (1.43%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.71%) OPNET
Vendors
1 126 (90.00%) Cisco
2 51 (36.43%) CheckPoint
3 36 (25.71%) Juniper
4 26 (18.57%) F5
5 17 (12.14%) HP
6 16 (11.43%) VMware
7 12 (8.57%) Palo Alto
8 10 (7.14%) Aruba
8 10 (7.14%) Meraki
9 9 (6.43%) BT
10 8 (5.71%) Brocade
10 8 (5.71%) Fujitsu
11 7 (5.00%) Dell
11 7 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 7 (5.00%) Sourcefire
12 6 (4.29%) IronPort
12 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
12 6 (4.29%) Nokia
12 6 (4.29%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.86%) ScanSafe
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