The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CCDP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 65
Contract jobs citing CCDP 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.26% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £369 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +8.06% +1.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -39.04% -  

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 Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 93 177 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.55% 21.91% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 130 121
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

CCDP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CCDP.

1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) AirMagnet
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

CCDP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AirMagnet
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco