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 3 months to 25 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 Associate (CCDA)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 415 432
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17  
Contract jobs citing CCDA 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.042% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.25% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £363
% change year-on-year -11.11% -6.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.86% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3389 3624 3649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.56% 16.95% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2216 2514 2343
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 43 95
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.40% -23.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CCDA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in London

CCDA
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

CCDA
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

CCDA
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 3 months to 25 June 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
New Malden - 5 - -
City of London +3 1 - - 2
CCDA
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) CCNA
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (80.00%) Juniper
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) Network Design
4 7 (70.00%) JNCIA
4 7 (70.00%) JNCIS
4 7 (70.00%) JNCIP
4 7 (70.00%) SAN
4 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (70.00%) SUSE
4 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) Dell
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) DHCP
4 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
4 7 (70.00%) HTTP
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) Network Security
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) Network Architecture

CCDA
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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) VPN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (70.00%) HTTP
3 7 (70.00%) Network Security
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
6 1 (10.00%) HSRP
6 1 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Nortel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) SUSE
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Design
2 7 (70.00%) Network Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
3 8 (80.00%) CCNA
4 7 (70.00%) JNCIA
4 7 (70.00%) JNCIP
4 7 (70.00%) JNCIS
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) CCDP
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (10.00%) CCSA
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) Dell
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Riverbed
5 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Avaya
7 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (10.00%) Huawei
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Nortel
7 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto