The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCDP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 April 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 398 412 405
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs citing CCDP 15 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.14% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.80% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 11
Median daily rate £450 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £322 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £49.19 -

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 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 3472 3990 3693
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.95% 17.22% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2336 2825 2382
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 47 90
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.12% -12.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% +44.44%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CCDP 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 CCDP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDP in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCDP in London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCDP 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 CCDP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCDP 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 CCDP within the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 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 - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
CCDP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 London region with a requirement for CCDP.

1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (83.78%) Cisco
3 30 (81.08%) CCNP
4 24 (64.86%) CCIE
5 22 (59.46%) Firewall
6 18 (48.65%) CCNA
7 16 (43.24%) WAN
8 14 (37.84%) ITIL
9 13 (35.14%) LAN
9 13 (35.14%) MPLS
10 12 (32.43%) VoIP
11 11 (29.73%) Wireless
12 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
12 9 (24.32%) Banking
13 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 8 (21.62%) Network Design
13 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
14 7 (18.92%) VPN
14 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
15 6 (16.22%) CCSP
15 6 (16.22%) CCDA
15 6 (16.22%) CISSP
16 5 (13.51%) CISM
16 5 (13.51%) Information Security
16 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 4 (10.81%) Degree
17 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
17 4 (10.81%) IPsec
17 4 (10.81%) Citrix
17 4 (10.81%) Unix

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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 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) WAN
3 13 (35.14%) LAN
3 13 (35.14%) MPLS
4 12 (32.43%) VoIP
5 11 (29.73%) Wireless
6 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
7 7 (18.92%) VPN
8 4 (10.81%) IPsec
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (8.11%) Network Security
9 3 (8.11%) OSPF
9 3 (8.11%) WLAN
10 2 (5.41%) 802.11
10 2 (5.41%) BGP
10 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
10 2 (5.41%) ICMP
10 2 (5.41%) L2TP
10 2 (5.41%) RIP
10 2 (5.41%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (24.32%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) LAN Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) WAN Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Network Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Author
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Network Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.41%) COM
3 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.70%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) FreeBSD
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Network Design
3 5 (13.51%) Information Security
4 3 (8.11%) Change Control
4 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Network Architecture
4 3 (8.11%) Network Planning
4 3 (8.11%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) eTOM
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) Network Management
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (81.08%) CCNP
3 24 (64.86%) CCIE
4 18 (48.65%) CCNA
5 6 (16.22%) CCDA
5 6 (16.22%) CCSP
5 6 (16.22%) CISSP
6 5 (13.51%) CISM
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.41%) CCDE
9 2 (5.41%) CCIP
9 2 (5.41%) CCVP
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (2.70%) CLAS
10 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (8.11%) RMADS
3 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco CME
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.41%) Nessus
1 2 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) RANCID
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
4 3 (8.11%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Juniper
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) BT
5 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Huawei
6 1 (2.70%) NICE Systems
6 1 (2.70%) Sun