The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCDP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
UK / England
Rank 517 559 539
Rank change year-on-year +42 -20  
Contract jobs citing CCDP 68 56 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.55% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 30
Median daily rate £385 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.41% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £329 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -15.29% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.60 - -
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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8635 10261 9623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.66% 20.92% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5425 6473 5556
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 375 428
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.60% +57.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

CCDP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDP in England

CCDP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCDP in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCDP in England

CCDP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCDP in England

CCDP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDP within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
South East +37 28 £410 -8.88% 4
London +34 18 £400 +15.94% 4
North East - 16 £360 -
North West +30 5 - - 1
West Midlands -1 3 £325 -38.09% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
CCDP
UK

CCDP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for CCDP.

1 127 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (87.40%) Cisco
3 100 (78.74%) CCNP
4 85 (66.93%) WAN
5 80 (62.99%) Firewall
6 79 (62.20%) CCIE
7 78 (61.42%) LAN
8 65 (51.18%) Juniper
9 59 (46.46%) ITIL
10 58 (45.67%) Network Design
11 56 (44.09%) CheckPoint
12 54 (42.52%) CCNA
13 51 (40.16%) F5
14 50 (39.37%) Security Cleared
14 50 (39.37%) Wireless
15 46 (36.22%) SC Cleared
16 39 (30.71%) HP
17 37 (29.13%) FortiGate
18 36 (28.35%) Riverbed
18 36 (28.35%) CCIP
19 35 (27.56%) JNCIE
20 34 (26.77%) Fortinet
20 34 (26.77%) JNCIA
20 34 (26.77%) CCSE
20 34 (26.77%) CCSA
21 33 (25.98%) ITSM
21 33 (25.98%) Service Management
21 33 (25.98%) Data Centre
22 32 (25.20%) Telecoms
23 31 (24.41%) VPN

CCDP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Office
1 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 85 (66.93%) WAN
2 80 (62.99%) Firewall
3 78 (61.42%) LAN
4 50 (39.37%) Wireless
5 31 (24.41%) VPN
6 27 (21.26%) BIG-IP
7 26 (20.47%) MPLS
8 25 (19.69%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (18.90%) VoIP
10 22 (17.32%) OSPF
11 17 (13.39%) BGP
11 17 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (12.60%) VLAN
13 15 (11.81%) Unified Communications
14 14 (11.02%) Network Security
15 11 (8.66%) IPsec
16 10 (7.87%) EIGRP
16 10 (7.87%) TCP/IP
17 9 (7.09%) IP Telephony
18 7 (5.51%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (25.20%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.24%) Banking
3 12 (9.45%) Finance
4 2 (1.57%) Electronics
4 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (60.63%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.17%) Architect
3 16 (12.60%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Network Architect
6 11 (8.66%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Designer
7 10 (7.87%) WAN Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) LAN Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Network Designer
9 7 (5.51%) Network Specialist
10 6 (4.72%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Firewall Architect
11 4 (3.15%) Analyst
11 4 (3.15%) Network Analyst
11 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 3 (2.36%) Author
12 3 (2.36%) Cisco Design Engineer
12 3 (2.36%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) 802.1X
1 7 (5.51%) CSS
2 4 (3.15%) COM
3 2 (1.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.98%) Data Centre
2 25 (19.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.57%) BBC
6 2 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.45%) Unix
2 8 (6.30%) Windows
3 7 (5.51%) Linux
4 6 (4.72%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.94%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) ITIL
2 58 (45.67%) Network Design
3 33 (25.98%) ITSM
3 33 (25.98%) Service Management
4 10 (7.87%) Migration
5 9 (7.09%) Load Balancing
6 8 (6.30%) Network Architecture
6 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.51%) Change Control
7 7 (5.51%) Network Management
8 4 (3.15%) eTOM
8 4 (3.15%) High Availability
8 4 (3.15%) Internal Audit
8 4 (3.15%) Presales
8 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.36%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (2.36%) Network Planning
9 3 (2.36%) Planning and Forecasting
9 3 (2.36%) Project Management
10 2 (1.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.15%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 127 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (78.74%) CCNP
3 79 (62.20%) CCIE
4 54 (42.52%) CCNA
5 50 (39.37%) Security Cleared
6 46 (36.22%) SC Cleared
7 36 (28.35%) CCIP
8 35 (27.56%) JNCIE
9 34 (26.77%) CCSA
9 34 (26.77%) CCSE
9 34 (26.77%) JNCIA
10 26 (20.47%) CCDA
10 26 (20.47%) HP ASE
10 26 (20.47%) HP MASE
11 25 (19.69%) Degree
12 10 (7.87%) CCVP
13 7 (5.51%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (4.72%) JNCIS
15 5 (3.94%) CISSP
16 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) Hyper-V
1 9 (7.09%) vSphere
2 6 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.15%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (29.13%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.15%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (3.15%) Nessus
3 4 (3.15%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (2.36%) Cisco CME
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.79%) Ansible
6 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.79%) RANCID
6 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 111 (87.40%) Cisco
2 65 (51.18%) Juniper
3 56 (44.09%) CheckPoint
4 51 (40.16%) F5
5 39 (30.71%) HP
6 36 (28.35%) Riverbed
7 34 (26.77%) Fortinet
8 26 (20.47%) Aruba
9 12 (9.45%) VMware
10 9 (7.09%) Palo Alto
11 8 (6.30%) Citrix
12 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
12 7 (5.51%) Nokia
13 6 (4.72%) Brocade
14 5 (3.94%) BT
15 3 (2.36%) Avaya
15 3 (2.36%) Remedy
16 2 (1.57%) AirMagnet
16 2 (1.57%) CA
16 2 (1.57%) Rackspace
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