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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
England / London
Rank 399 - 408
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CCDE 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% - 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £725
UK excluding London median daily rate - £373 -
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 3286 3862 3535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.11% 17.56% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2719 2318
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 49 82
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

CCDE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCIE
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) CCDP
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIP
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN

CCDE
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) HSRP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCIE
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco