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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 112 112 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing CCDP 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 1.11% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £314 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £330 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £305
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CCDP
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
440 450 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.69% 17.77% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 212 150
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Birmingham +5 1 - - 1
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco
4 7 (63.64%) CCIE
5 6 (54.55%) Juniper
6 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 5 (45.45%) LAN
6 5 (45.45%) WAN
6 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (36.36%) MPLS
7 4 (36.36%) CCDA
8 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) UNIX
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
8 3 (27.27%) Retail
8 3 (27.27%) VMware
8 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
8 3 (27.27%) MODAF
8 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (27.27%) F5
8 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (18.18%) Network Design

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (9.09%) HSRP
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Network Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) SCADA
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
1 3 (27.27%) MODAF
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
3 7 (63.64%) CCIE
4 5 (45.45%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) CCDA
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) CCIP
6 2 (18.18%) CCVP
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) HNC
7 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) BT
5 2 (18.18%) Nokia
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy