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 29 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CCDP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -13.52% -  
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 Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 105 153 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.83% 22.47% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 98 74
Median daily rate £363 £389 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +16.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -34.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 29 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CCDP.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) CCDA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
2 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Nokia
3 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) CCVP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics

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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) 802.11
4 2 (28.57%) ATM
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) PPP
4 2 (28.57%) RIP
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCDA
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCVP
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) AirMagnet
4 2 (28.57%) CA