The table below looks at the statistics for CCDA in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 140 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing CCDA 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.042% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 - -
CCDA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
639 429 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.29% 17.81% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 268 209
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 34
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.44 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +46.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.63 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CCDA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCDA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCDA across the West Midlands region.

CCDA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCDA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCDA across the West Midlands region.

CCDA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCDA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Birmingham -12 3 - - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
CCDA
England

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) CCDP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
4 6 (60.00%) CCIE
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) JNCIA
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) Aruba
6 3 (30.00%) FortiGate
6 3 (30.00%) Meraki
6 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (30.00%) Huawei
6 3 (30.00%) WLAN
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Migration

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Designer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Designer
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) MODAF
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCDP
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) CCIE
4 4 (40.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) CCA
5 1 (10.00%) CCVP
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Aruba
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Huawei
4 3 (30.00%) Meraki
4 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Brocade
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Nokia
6 1 (10.00%) Riverbed