The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 119 138
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19  
Contract jobs citing CCDA 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.081% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CCDA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 434 635 773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.89% 25.79% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 317 342
Median daily rate £384 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £285 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CCDA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in Berkshire

CCDA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCDA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDA in Berkshire

CCDA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Bracknell - 3 £300 -
CCDA
South East

CCDA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCDA 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCDP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) CCVP
4 2 (33.33%) eTOM
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements

CCDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) DSL
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) xDSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Author
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Author
1 2 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) eTOM
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCDP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) CCVP
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia