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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Rank 117 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing CCDP 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.085% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
481 409 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.92% 17.32% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 195 127
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 May 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
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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
Coventry - 3 - - 1
Birmingham -5 2 - - 2
Shropshire - 1 £275 -
CCDP
England

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) CCIE
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
5 3 (37.50%) MODAF
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) CCDA
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) Network Management
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) OSPF
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
1 3 (37.50%) MODAF
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) CCIE
5 3 (37.50%) CCDA
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) MCITP
7 1 (12.50%) CCVP
7 1 (12.50%) CCIP
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) HNC
7 1 (12.50%) HND
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) F5