Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 785 751 782
Rank change year-on-year -34 +31 -78
Contract jobs citing CCDP 64 125 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.068% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.63% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 60 64
England median daily rate £403 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.44% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £297 £315
90th Percentile £615 £550 £450
UK median daily rate £403 £450 £394
% change year-on-year -10.44% +14.29% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
England median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £47.60 -
% change year-on-year -21.21% - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17652 19773 20752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.77% 20.47% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10847 12342 12638
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £592 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 821 763 1004
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.77 £49.19
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCDP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East 0 23 £389 -14.79% 3
London -39 17 £450 +4.35% 4
North of England +59 14 £580 +28.18% 1
North West +24 9 £586 +11.62% 1
East of England -18 6 £403 -10.44%
Midlands -6 5 £350 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +12 4 £615 +62.91%
East Midlands +2 4 £350 +40.00%
North East +64 3 £663 -
West Midlands -2 1 - - 2
CCDP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (93.75%) CCNP
3 55 (85.94%) Cisco
4 37 (57.81%) Network Design
5 36 (56.25%) CCIE
6 31 (48.44%) LAN
7 30 (46.88%) Firewall
8 27 (42.19%) WAN
9 24 (37.50%) ITIL
9 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
10 23 (35.94%) SC Cleared
11 20 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 20 (31.25%) Juniper
12 17 (26.56%) CheckPoint
12 17 (26.56%) Wireless
13 16 (25.00%) OSPF
14 15 (23.44%) BGP
15 14 (21.88%) CCSA
15 14 (21.88%) F5
15 14 (21.88%) Degree
16 13 (20.31%) CCSE
16 13 (20.31%) CISSP
16 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
17 12 (18.75%) CCNA
17 12 (18.75%) Finance
18 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
18 11 (17.19%) ITSM
18 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
18 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (17.19%) JNCIE

CCDP
Co-occurring 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 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) PaaS
1 8 (12.50%) SaaS
2 5 (7.81%) IaaS
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) Akamai
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (48.44%) LAN
2 30 (46.88%) Firewall
3 27 (42.19%) WAN
4 17 (26.56%) Wireless
5 16 (25.00%) OSPF
6 15 (23.44%) BGP
7 11 (17.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (17.19%) VPN
8 9 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (14.06%) Network Security
9 8 (12.50%) BIG-IP
9 8 (12.50%) WLAN
10 7 (10.94%) VLAN
11 6 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (9.38%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (9.38%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (7.81%) DHCP
12 5 (7.81%) DNS
12 5 (7.81%) MPLS
13 4 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) DataStage
2 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Architect
3 11 (17.19%) Network Architect
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.25%) Design Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Network Design Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Presales Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.56%) BBC
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Media Streaming
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Network Design
2 24 (37.50%) ITIL
3 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) ITSM
3 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
3 11 (17.19%) Project Management
4 10 (15.63%) Data Management
4 10 (15.63%) Service Management
4 10 (15.63%) SFIA
5 9 (14.06%) Migration
5 9 (14.06%) Problem Management
6 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 7 (10.94%) DevOps
7 7 (10.94%) Open Source
7 7 (10.94%) Presales
7 7 (10.94%) Resource Management
8 6 (9.38%) Contract Management
9 5 (7.81%) Change Management
9 5 (7.81%) IT Strategy
10 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (93.75%) CCNP
3 36 (56.25%) CCIE
4 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 23 (35.94%) SC Cleared
6 14 (21.88%) CCSA
6 14 (21.88%) Degree
7 13 (20.31%) CCSE
7 13 (20.31%) CISSP
8 12 (18.75%) CCNA
9 11 (17.19%) CCIP
9 11 (17.19%) JNCIE
10 10 (15.63%) Chartered Engineer
10 10 (15.63%) CISM
11 9 (14.06%) JNCIA
12 7 (10.94%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (10.94%) HP ASE
12 7 (10.94%) HP MASE
12 7 (10.94%) JNCIS
13 6 (9.38%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.13%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (6.25%) Puppet
3 3 (4.69%) SCCM
3 3 (4.69%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (4.69%) TrustSec
4 2 (3.13%) Ansible
4 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.13%) Terraform
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 55 (85.94%) Cisco
2 20 (31.25%) Juniper
3 17 (26.56%) CheckPoint
4 14 (21.88%) F5
5 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
6 11 (17.19%) Fortinet
7 10 (15.63%) Riverbed
8 8 (12.50%) Aruba
9 7 (10.94%) HP
10 5 (7.81%) Brocade
10 5 (7.81%) Palo Alto
10 5 (7.81%) VMware
11 3 (4.69%) Citrix
12 2 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (3.13%) CA
12 2 (3.13%) NetApp
12 2 (3.13%) Oracle
12 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.56%) BMC
13 1 (1.56%) IBM