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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 125 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing CCDP 17 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 0.86% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -1.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - -
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
696 463 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.68% 18.34% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 237 231
Median daily rate £400 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 49 32
Median hourly rate £24.00 £29.26 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.96% +36.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £39.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 24 September 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
Shropshire - 6 - -
Staffordshire - 5 £500 -
Birmingham -7 2 - -
Solihull - 1 - - 2
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 18 (72.00%) CCNA
4 17 (68.00%) CCNP
4 17 (68.00%) LAN
5 12 (48.00%) Firewall
5 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
6 11 (44.00%) WAN
6 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (44.00%) BGP
7 9 (36.00%) Juniper
7 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (36.00%) Network Management
8 8 (32.00%) VPN
8 8 (32.00%) Wireless
9 7 (28.00%) BT
9 7 (28.00%) Network Design
9 7 (28.00%) Fujitsu
9 7 (28.00%) HP
10 6 (24.00%) CCDA
10 6 (24.00%) CCIE
10 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (20.00%) JNCIA
11 5 (20.00%) JNCIP
11 5 (20.00%) OSPF
11 5 (20.00%) Network Security
12 4 (16.00%) Aruba
12 4 (16.00%) FortiGate

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 (8.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) LAN
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) BGP
3 11 (44.00%) WAN
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (32.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) Wireless
6 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (20.00%) Network Security
7 5 (20.00%) OSPF
8 4 (16.00%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) Internet
9 3 (12.00%) IPsec
9 3 (12.00%) PBX
9 3 (12.00%) VoIP
9 3 (12.00%) X.21
General
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Design Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Designer
5 4 (16.00%) Network Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Network Designer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Administrator
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Network Management
2 7 (28.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) MODAF
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (72.00%) CCNA
3 17 (68.00%) CCNP
4 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) CCDA
5 6 (24.00%) CCIE
6 5 (20.00%) JNCIA
6 5 (20.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.00%) CCA
7 1 (4.00%) CCVP
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) Juniper
4 7 (28.00%) BT
4 7 (28.00%) Fujitsu
4 7 (28.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Aruba
5 4 (16.00%) Dell
6 3 (12.00%) F5
6 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (12.00%) Huawei
6 3 (12.00%) Meraki
6 3 (12.00%) Nokia
6 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.00%) Brocade
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.00%) VMware