The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 111 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing CCDP 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.16% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£354 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £255 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
396 311 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.76% 16.93% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 146 169
Average daily rate £350 £340 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +12.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 18
Average hourly rate £26.42 £17.10 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.51% +17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £62.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
CCDP
England

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 10 July 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
Birmingham - 1 £308 - 1
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 7 (77.78%) Network Design
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (66.67%) F5
4 6 (66.67%) Network Security
4 6 (66.67%) CCNA
4 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (55.56%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (55.56%) Nokia
5 5 (55.56%) WAN
6 4 (44.44%) LAN
6 4 (44.44%) MPLS
6 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
6 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
7 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 3 (33.33%) Network Management
7 3 (33.33%) Juniper
8 2 (22.22%) VPN
8 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (22.22%) JNCIS
8 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 2 (22.22%) BT 21CN
9 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 8 (88.89%) OSPF
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (66.67%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
5 4 (44.44%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) BT 21CN
6 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) IPv6
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (11.11%) ATM
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) IPsec
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Network Design
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIS
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) CCDA
5 1 (11.11%) CCVP
5 1 (11.11%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Nokia
4 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat