The table below looks at the statistics for CCDP 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 CCDP over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 120 97 113
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs citing CCDP 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.47% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 3.52% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
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£330 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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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
452 284 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.89% 13.47% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 155 191
Average daily rate £330 £328 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 26
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.69 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% -15.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.78 £30.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CCDP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCDP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCDP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCDP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCDP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCDP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCDP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCDP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Shropshire -14 2 £330 -4.34%
Birmingham - 2 £319 -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
6 2 (28.57%) Network Design
6 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
7 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Banking
7 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 1 (14.29%) CCSE
7 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (14.29%) Network Security

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) ATM
5 1 (14.29%) IPv6
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Design Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CCVP
4 1 (14.29%) CCDA
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
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