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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 526 520 521
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing CCDP 65 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.086% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.48% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £416 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +22.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £416 £340
% change year-on-year
-15.91% +22.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
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
11050 9216 8730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.49% 18.00% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6480 5130 4573
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 401 602
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +10 65 £375 -9.09% 14
London +13 21 £438 +9.37% 5
Yorkshire -2 14 £325 +8.33% 3
West Yorkshire -4 14 £325 +8.33% 2
Leeds -3 13 £325 +8.33% 2
West Midlands +2 11 £363 - 1
South East -25 11 £450 +4.34% 1
Shropshire - 7 £375 -
Telford - 6 £375 -
Berkshire 0 5 - - 1
East of England -6 4 £600 - 2
Herefordshire - 4 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £600 -
Reading +17 3 - -
City of London +5 3 £413 +13.79% 2
Kent - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 -
North West -2 2 £440 +4.76% 1
Manchester - 2 £440 -
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
East Midlands +7 1 £450 +80.00%
North East - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (94.08%) Cisco
3 118 (77.63%) CCNP
4 75 (49.34%) WAN
5 68 (44.74%) LAN
6 65 (42.76%) CCNA
7 58 (38.16%) Firewall
8 56 (36.84%) CCIE
8 56 (36.84%) Network Design
9 53 (34.87%) BGP
10 49 (32.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 48 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (25.66%) OSPF
13 38 (25.00%) F5
14 36 (23.68%) MPLS
15 33 (21.71%) Juniper
16 31 (20.39%) Load Balancing
17 30 (19.74%) VPN
18 28 (18.42%) CheckPoint
18 28 (18.42%) Network Security
19 26 (17.11%) WLAN
19 26 (17.11%) HP
20 24 (15.79%) VoIP
20 24 (15.79%) ITIL
20 24 (15.79%) Network Management
21 20 (13.16%) Telecoms
22 19 (12.50%) CCIP
23 18 (11.84%) CCDA
24 17 (11.18%) TCP/IP
25 16 (10.53%) Microsoft

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (49.34%) WAN
2 68 (44.74%) LAN
3 58 (38.16%) Firewall
4 53 (34.87%) BGP
5 49 (32.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 48 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
7 39 (25.66%) OSPF
8 36 (23.68%) MPLS
9 30 (19.74%) VPN
10 28 (18.42%) Network Security
11 26 (17.11%) WLAN
12 24 (15.79%) VoIP
13 17 (11.18%) TCP/IP
14 16 (10.53%) EIGRP
14 16 (10.53%) IPsec
15 14 (9.21%) Wireless
15 14 (9.21%) Cisco PIX
15 14 (9.21%) Unified Communications
16 12 (7.89%) Ethernet
17 11 (7.24%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.32%) PerformancePoint
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.55%) Retail
3 12 (7.89%) Finance
4 9 (5.92%) Banking
5 4 (2.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (33.55%) Network Engineer
2 37 (24.34%) Architect
3 26 (17.11%) Consultant
4 25 (16.45%) Design Engineer
5 19 (12.50%) Network Architect
6 18 (11.84%) Network Consultant
7 16 (10.53%) Network Design Engineer
8 15 (9.87%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (9.21%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (8.55%) Senior Architect
11 12 (7.89%) Senior Network Architect
11 12 (7.89%) Network Manager
12 8 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 7 (4.61%) Network Administrator
13 7 (4.61%) Administrator
14 5 (3.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 5 (3.29%) Security Manager
14 5 (3.29%) Network Security Manager
15 4 (2.63%) Implementation Engineer
15 4 (2.63%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.97%) CSS
2 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (2.63%) FlexPod
2 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.97%) PKI
4 1 (0.66%) Life Science
4 1 (0.66%) Open Source
4 1 (0.66%) Social Media
4 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.58%) Linux
2 9 (5.92%) Windows
3 6 (3.95%) UNIX
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.63%) Android
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.84%) Network Design
2 31 (20.39%) Load Balancing
3 24 (15.79%) Network Management
3 24 (15.79%) ITIL
4 13 (8.55%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.89%) Migration
6 11 (7.24%) Network Architecture
7 10 (6.58%) Project Management
8 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (4.61%) Change Control
8 7 (4.61%) WAN Optimisation
8 7 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.95%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.95%) TOGAF
9 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.95%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.58%) Lisp
2 2 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 152 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (77.63%) CCNP
3 65 (42.76%) CCNA
4 56 (36.84%) CCIE
5 19 (12.50%) CCIP
6 18 (11.84%) CCDA
7 15 (9.87%) MCSE
7 15 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (9.87%) Security Cleared
8 14 (9.21%) CCSP
9 13 (8.55%) SC Cleared
10 12 (7.89%) CCSA
10 12 (7.89%) CCVP
11 10 (6.58%) Check Point Certification
11 10 (6.58%) MCITP
11 10 (6.58%) CISSP
12 9 (5.92%) CCSE
13 7 (4.61%) MCSA
13 7 (4.61%) CCDE
14 6 (3.95%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) QA
1 8 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) UAG
2 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) Firmware
2 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (8.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (5.26%) OPNET
2 8 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (4.61%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 143 (94.08%) Cisco
2 38 (25.00%) F5
3 33 (21.71%) Juniper
4 28 (18.42%) CheckPoint
5 26 (17.11%) HP
6 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 16 (10.53%) BMC
6 16 (10.53%) Nokia
6 16 (10.53%) TippingPoint
7 13 (8.55%) SolarWinds
8 12 (7.89%) Riverbed
8 12 (7.89%) EMC
9 9 (5.92%) Blue Coat
9 9 (5.92%) VMware
10 7 (4.61%) Websense
10 7 (4.61%) Motorola
11 6 (3.95%) Radware
11 6 (3.95%) Mercator
11 6 (3.95%) Redback
11 6 (3.95%) Tandberg
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