The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCDE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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 Expert (CCDE)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 428 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing CCDE 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.028% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £494 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.95% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £463 £525
% change year-on-year - -11.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CCDE 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 3407 3689 3573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.41% 16.99% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4516 5268 4405
Median daily rate £475 £457 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% +7.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 68 171
Median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.78% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

CCDE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CCDE in London

CCDE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDE in London

CCDE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCDE in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCDE in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCDE 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 CCDE.

1 7 (100.00%) CCIE
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Network Design
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) CCDP
4 4 (57.14%) CCNP
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) CCIP
6 2 (28.57%) Python
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (14.29%) SaaS
7 1 (14.29%) PaaS
7 1 (14.29%) IaaS
7 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Banking
7 1 (14.29%) TOGAF

CCDE
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCIE
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCDP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) CCIP
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft