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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 571 584 575
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing CCDP 75 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.098% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.52% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 19
Median daily rate £400 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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
11779 10421 10401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 18.90% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7361 6097 5996
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £541 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 537 491
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.62% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.92 £50.00 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +22 71 £400 +6.66% 8
London +27 42 £444 +15.25% 4
South East -8 11 £363 -3.33% 2
West Midlands -26 9 £375 +20.00%
City of London +42 7 £400 +23.07%
Hampshire - 5 £388 - 1
Birmingham -2 4 £369 -
East of England +13 3 - -
Bedfordshire +7 3 - -
Wales +17 2 £375 +3.44%
South Wales +12 2 £375 +3.44%
Buckinghamshire +11 2 - -
Milton Keynes +8 2 - -
Bedford +6 2 - -
Cheshire +5 2 £425 -10.52%
Cardiff +2 2 £375 +3.44%
Yorkshire -3 2 £390 +11.42% 1
Leeds -6 2 £390 +11.42%
North West -8 2 £425 -10.52%
West Yorkshire -10 2 £390 +11.42% 1
Berkshire -13 2 £350 -12.50%
Shropshire -29 2 - -
Telford -30 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - - 1
Warrington - 2 £425 -
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Coventry -7 1 - -
Bracknell -10 1 £338 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (93.43%) CCNP
3 118 (86.13%) Cisco
4 92 (67.15%) WAN
5 87 (63.50%) LAN
6 77 (56.20%) Firewall
7 64 (46.72%) CCIE
8 61 (44.53%) CCNA
9 44 (32.12%) Wireless
10 42 (30.66%) BGP
11 39 (28.47%) CheckPoint
12 38 (27.74%) MPLS
13 37 (27.01%) VoIP
14 36 (26.28%) VPN
15 35 (25.55%) Data Centre
16 34 (24.82%) Juniper
17 33 (24.09%) TCP/IP
17 33 (24.09%) ITIL
18 30 (21.90%) CCDA
18 30 (21.90%) Network Design
18 30 (21.90%) Network Security
19 29 (21.17%) Cisco ASA
19 29 (21.17%) Security Cleared
20 27 (19.71%) SC Cleared
21 26 (18.98%) F5
22 24 (17.52%) Change Management
22 24 (17.52%) Remedy
23 23 (16.79%) Migration
23 23 (16.79%) NICE Systems
24 22 (16.06%) Cisco Nexus

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 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.19%) MS Office
1 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 92 (67.15%) WAN
2 87 (63.50%) LAN
3 77 (56.20%) Firewall
4 44 (32.12%) Wireless
5 42 (30.66%) BGP
6 38 (27.74%) MPLS
7 37 (27.01%) VoIP
8 36 (26.28%) VPN
9 33 (24.09%) TCP/IP
10 30 (21.90%) Network Security
11 29 (21.17%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (16.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (14.60%) Structured Cabling
14 15 (10.95%) OSPF
15 12 (8.76%) PBX
15 12 (8.76%) X.21
16 10 (7.30%) Cisco Wireless
17 7 (5.11%) EIGRP
17 7 (5.11%) WLAN
18 6 (4.38%) DNS
General
1 13 (9.49%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.57%) Banking
4 6 (4.38%) Retail
5 3 (2.19%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Electronics
6 2 (1.46%) French Language
6 2 (1.46%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Military
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 90 (65.69%) Network Engineer
2 25 (18.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (17.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (15.33%) Designer
5 17 (12.41%) Architect
5 17 (12.41%) Network Designer
6 16 (11.68%) VoIP Engineer
7 14 (10.22%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (8.03%) Voice Engineer
9 10 (7.30%) Design Engineer
9 10 (7.30%) Network Architect
9 10 (7.30%) Network Design Engineer
9 10 (7.30%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (7.30%) Security Engineer
9 10 (7.30%) Voice Network Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Network Support
10 7 (5.11%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.92%) CSS
3 1 (0.73%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.55%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.65%) VCE vBlock
3 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.73%) DataPower
6 1 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.73%) Handset
6 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.03%) Windows
2 3 (2.19%) Linux
2 3 (2.19%) Unix
3 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.09%) ITIL
2 30 (21.90%) Network Design
3 24 (17.52%) Change Management
4 23 (16.79%) Migration
5 13 (9.49%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.30%) Network Management
7 7 (5.11%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.11%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.38%) Information Security
9 5 (3.65%) Change Control
9 5 (3.65%) MODAF
9 5 (3.65%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.65%) Project Management
10 4 (2.92%) ISMS
10 4 (2.92%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (2.19%) Matrix Management
11 3 (2.19%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.73%) Perl
1 1 (0.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (93.43%) CCNP
3 64 (46.72%) CCIE
4 61 (44.53%) CCNA
5 30 (21.90%) CCDA
6 29 (21.17%) Security Cleared
7 27 (19.71%) SC Cleared
8 16 (11.68%) JNCIA
9 8 (5.84%) CCIP
9 8 (5.84%) CCSE
10 7 (5.11%) CCSA
10 7 (5.11%) CISSP
11 6 (4.38%) CCVP
11 6 (4.38%) CISM
11 6 (4.38%) Degree
12 5 (3.65%) CCSP
13 2 (1.46%) CCDE
13 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.46%) SANS
14 1 (0.73%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (4.38%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.92%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.46%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.46%) Cacti
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco CME
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.73%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.73%) Nessus
4 1 (0.73%) OPNET
Vendors
1 118 (86.13%) Cisco
2 39 (28.47%) CheckPoint
3 34 (24.82%) Juniper
4 26 (18.98%) F5
5 24 (17.52%) Remedy
6 23 (16.79%) NICE Systems
7 13 (9.49%) Palo Alto
7 13 (9.49%) VMware
8 9 (6.57%) Nokia
9 6 (4.38%) Cramer
9 6 (4.38%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.92%) BMC
10 4 (2.92%) Citrix
10 4 (2.92%) HP
10 4 (2.92%) Meraki
10 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.92%) Riverbed
10 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.92%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.19%) SAP
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