The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CCDP 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 Professional (CCDP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 118 131
Rank change year-on-year +26 +13  
Contract jobs citing CCDP 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.47% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -15.29% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.19 -

CCDP 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%  

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CCDP in Berkshire

CCDP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDP in Berkshire

CCDP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCDP in Berkshire

CCDP
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 CCDP 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 +4 3 £300 -
CCDP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CCDP.

1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) CCDA
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) DSL
5 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
5 2 (25.00%) xDSL
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) eTOM
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery

CCDP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 2 (25.00%) DSL
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) xDSL
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) RIP
5 1 (12.50%) SDH
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Author
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) eTOM
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) CCDA
4 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) CCIP
6 1 (12.50%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia
2 1 (12.50%) Tandberg