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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 124 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing CCDP 9 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.23% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.19% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.85 - -
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
605 505 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.35% 19.52% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 295 206
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 £260 £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 18 41 42
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.91 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.90% +32.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.15 £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%

CCDP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CCDP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham -3 2 £369 - 1
Coventry -5 2 - -
Shropshire -34 2 - -
Solihull - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCDP 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 CCDP.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (86.96%) CCNP
3 19 (82.61%) LAN
4 18 (78.26%) WAN
4 18 (78.26%) BGP
5 17 (73.91%) SC Cleared
5 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
6 16 (69.57%) VPN
6 16 (69.57%) Juniper
7 15 (65.22%) Migration
7 15 (65.22%) Structured Cabling
8 13 (56.52%) JNCIA
9 12 (52.17%) Cisco
10 9 (39.13%) X.21
10 9 (39.13%) PBX
11 6 (26.09%) CCDA
11 6 (26.09%) MPLS
11 6 (26.09%) Network Design
12 5 (21.74%) Firewall
12 5 (21.74%) CCNA
13 4 (17.39%) CCIE
13 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
14 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
14 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (13.04%) Nokia
14 3 (13.04%) F5
15 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
15 2 (8.70%) Network Security
15 2 (8.70%) Network Management
15 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure

CCDP
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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) LAN
2 18 (78.26%) BGP
2 18 (78.26%) WAN
3 16 (69.57%) VPN
4 15 (65.22%) Structured Cabling
5 9 (39.13%) PBX
5 9 (39.13%) X.21
6 6 (26.09%) MPLS
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
9 2 (8.70%) Network Security
9 2 (8.70%) OSPF
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (4.35%) VLAN
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Designer
1 13 (56.52%) Network Designer
2 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Design Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) MODAF
3 2 (8.70%) Network Management
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (86.96%) CCNP
3 17 (73.91%) SC Cleared
3 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
4 13 (56.52%) JNCIA
5 6 (26.09%) CCDA
6 5 (21.74%) CCNA
7 4 (17.39%) CCIE
8 1 (4.35%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Juniper
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Nokia
5 2 (8.70%) BT
5 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu
5 2 (8.70%) VMware