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 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 117 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing CCDP 20 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.27% 1.00% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £280 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £360 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.19 - £180.00
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
611 502 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.13% 18.75% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 270 203
Average daily rate £375 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 34
Average hourly rate £18.28 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.08% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.80 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCDP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

CCDP Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 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
(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
Solihull - 13 - -
Coventry -7 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £369 -
Shropshire -33 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Worcestershire - 1 £525 -
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (91.30%) CCNP
3 19 (82.61%) WAN
4 18 (78.26%) LAN
4 18 (78.26%) BGP
5 16 (69.57%) Juniper
5 16 (69.57%) VPN
5 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
5 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
6 15 (65.22%) Migration
6 15 (65.22%) Structured Cabling
7 13 (56.52%) JNCIA
8 12 (52.17%) Cisco
9 9 (39.13%) X.21
9 9 (39.13%) PBX
10 6 (26.09%) CCDA
10 6 (26.09%) MPLS
11 5 (21.74%) Firewall
11 5 (21.74%) CCIE
11 5 (21.74%) Network Design
12 4 (17.39%) CCNA
13 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
13 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (8.70%) Network Security
14 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2 (8.70%) Retail
14 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
14 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
14 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
14 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) WAN
2 18 (78.26%) BGP
2 18 (78.26%) LAN
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 ASA
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
9 2 (8.70%) Network Security
9 2 (8.70%) VLAN
10 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (4.35%) OSPF
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 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
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%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
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 2 (8.70%) 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 5 (21.74%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) MODAF
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (91.30%) CCNP
3 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
4 13 (56.52%) JNCIA
5 6 (26.09%) CCDA
6 5 (21.74%) CCIE
7 4 (17.39%) CCNA
8 1 (4.35%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Juniper
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) Nokia
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) BT
5 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu