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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 128 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing CCDA 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.61% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £381 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.14% +52.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
608 490 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.55% 19.26% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 289 203
Median daily rate £375 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 40 41
Median hourly rate £18.28 £30.00 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.08% +52.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 26 May 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
Coventry -4 2 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
CCDA
England

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCDP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) MODAF
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint

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 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) MODAF
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCDP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia