Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 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 Associate (CCDA)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 630 590 593
Rank change year-on-year -40 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing CCDA 9 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.040% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £424 £394 £458
90th Percentile £561 £500 £488
England median daily rate £400 £350 £465
% change year-on-year +14.29% -24.73% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £39.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.14% -21.35%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £39.33
% change year-on-year - +27.14% -21.35%

CCDA 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7857 7754 7414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.67% 17.14% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5227 5010 4894
London median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £626
England median daily rate £426 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 113 137
London median hourly rate £21.12 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -3.85% +12.68%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.60 £12.02
90th Percentile £49.63 £49.84 £47.03
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDA in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCDA in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCDA in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCDA in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the London region over the 6 months to 22 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 London -31 5 - -
Central London -3 2 - -
CCDA
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCDA 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 London region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) CCNA
4 6 (66.67%) Juniper
4 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 6 (66.67%) JNCIP
5 5 (55.56%) JNCIA
5 5 (55.56%) JNCIS
5 5 (55.56%) Network Security
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) Riverbed
5 5 (55.56%) SUSE
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) Network Design
5 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 5 (55.56%) Dell
5 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
5 5 (55.56%) HTTP
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) Linux

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 5 (55.56%) HTTP
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) HSRP
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) SUSE
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Network Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNA
3 6 (66.67%) JNCIP
4 5 (55.56%) JNCIA
4 5 (55.56%) JNCIS
5 4 (44.44%) CCIE
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (11.11%) CCDP
7 1 (11.11%) CCIP
7 1 (11.11%) CCSA
7 1 (11.11%) CCSE
7 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
7 1 (11.11%) NCDA
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) Dell
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) Riverbed
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Capita
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp