The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 516 516 508
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing CCDP 71 28 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.059% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.32% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 43
Average daily rate £350 £255 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -41.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £255 £385
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -33.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £180.00 £29.75 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+505.04% -32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £22.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+718.18% -49.71%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10976 8669 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.50% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6208 4593 5416
Average daily rate £375 £363 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 472 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -47 68 £350 +37.25% 15
London -10 26 £365 -16.57% 5
South East +2 18 £265 -11.66%
North West -6 11 - - 2
Manchester -5 9 - - 1
Hampshire - 9 - -
Reading +3 7 £280 -
Berkshire -3 7 £280 -
Hook - 7 - -
East of England -27 6 £475 +93.87% 3
Bedfordshire - 6 £475 - 3
City of London -15 3 £288 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £250 -
Newbury - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
York - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (89.52%) Cisco
3 78 (74.29%) CCNP
4 48 (45.71%) Firewall
5 44 (41.90%) WAN
6 43 (40.95%) LAN
7 42 (40.00%) CCIE
8 38 (36.19%) VoIP
9 37 (35.24%) Network Design
10 35 (33.33%) Juniper
11 33 (31.43%) OSPF
11 33 (31.43%) Network Security
11 33 (31.43%) F5
12 32 (30.48%) Finance
13 31 (29.52%) BGP
13 31 (29.52%) MPLS
14 30 (28.57%) CCNA
15 29 (27.62%) CheckPoint
15 29 (27.62%) Wireless
16 25 (23.81%) TCP/IP
17 22 (20.95%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (20.00%) DNS
19 20 (19.05%) Telecoms
20 18 (17.14%) Degree
21 17 (16.19%) Cisco ASA
21 17 (16.19%) Network Management
21 17 (16.19%) VPN
21 17 (16.19%) CCDA
22 16 (15.24%) HP
23 15 (14.29%) Microsoft

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (6.67%) Apache
2 4 (3.81%) Lync
3 1 (0.95%) Liferay
3 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 48 (45.71%) Firewall
2 44 (41.90%) WAN
3 43 (40.95%) LAN
4 38 (36.19%) VoIP
5 33 (31.43%) OSPF
5 33 (31.43%) Network Security
6 31 (29.52%) BGP
6 31 (29.52%) MPLS
7 29 (27.62%) Wireless
8 25 (23.81%) TCP/IP
9 22 (20.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (20.00%) DNS
11 17 (16.19%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (16.19%) VPN
12 12 (11.43%) Ethernet
12 12 (11.43%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (11.43%) FWSM
13 11 (10.48%) BIG-IP
13 11 (10.48%) SNMP
14 10 (9.52%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.95%) MySQL
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 20 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 12 (11.43%) Banking
4 4 (3.81%) German Language
5 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Network Engineer
2 29 (27.62%) Architect
3 26 (24.76%) Network Architect
4 17 (16.19%) Consultant
5 13 (12.38%) Design Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Voice Network Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Voice Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Security Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Data Network Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Network Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) IP Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Network Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Security Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Network Specialist
10 4 (3.81%) Implementation Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) XMPP
1 1 (0.95%) OCX
1 1 (0.95%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) IPTV
2 3 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Linux
2 5 (4.76%) UNIX
2 5 (4.76%) Windows
3 3 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.24%) Network Design
2 17 (16.19%) Network Management
3 13 (12.38%) ITIL
4 12 (11.43%) Change Management
4 12 (11.43%) Load Balancing
5 8 (7.62%) Network Architecture
6 5 (4.76%) Migration
7 4 (3.81%) Project Management
7 4 (3.81%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (3.81%) Low Latency
8 3 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (2.86%) Workflow
8 3 (2.86%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.90%) Validation
9 2 (1.90%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.90%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (1.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (1.90%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) C
2 1 (0.95%) Java
2 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (74.29%) CCNP
3 42 (40.00%) CCIE
4 30 (28.57%) CCNA
5 18 (17.14%) Degree
6 17 (16.19%) CCDA
7 12 (11.43%) CCIP
8 11 (10.48%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 9 (8.57%) JNCIP
10 9 (8.57%) CCSP
11 7 (6.67%) JNCIE
11 7 (6.67%) CISSP
12 6 (5.71%) CCSA
13 5 (4.76%) CCVP
13 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (4.76%) RHCE
14 4 (3.81%) MCSE
14 4 (3.81%) CCSE
14 4 (3.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
3 2 (1.90%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) UAG
1 2 (1.90%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) NFS
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.71%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 94 (89.52%) Cisco
2 35 (33.33%) Juniper
3 33 (31.43%) F5
4 29 (27.62%) CheckPoint
5 16 (15.24%) HP
6 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 10 (9.52%) Siemens
8 9 (8.57%) Riverbed
9 7 (6.67%) Remedy
10 6 (5.71%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.76%) Nortel
11 5 (4.76%) Nokia
12 4 (3.81%) Redback
13 3 (2.86%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.86%) Ericsson
13 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.86%) Apple
13 3 (2.86%) Avaya
13 3 (2.86%) EMC
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