Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCDP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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 Professional (CCDP)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 217 242
Rank change year-on-year +24 +25 -44
Contract jobs citing CCDP 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.088% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.91% 0.48% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
North West median daily rate £586 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.62% +27.27% -2.94%
10th Percentile £496 £513 £375
90th Percentile £750 £538 £469
England median daily rate £403 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -10.44% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 988 1256 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.36% 18.51% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 741 964
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +7.38%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £251
90th Percentile £550 £595 £572
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 57 108
North West median hourly rate £38.88 £27.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.36% -9.90% +48.88%
10th Percentile £14.62 £12.13 £15.31
90th Percentile £53.60 £53.20 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CCDP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CCDP in the North West

CCDP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCDP in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDP in the North West

CCDP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCDP in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCDP in the North West

CCDP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDP in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCDP in the North West

CCDP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDP within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Cheshire - 7 £575 -
Manchester +19 2 £586 +11.62%
CCDP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for CCDP.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Network Design
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (55.56%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (55.56%) CISSP
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Data Management
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 5 (55.56%) CISM
4 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (55.56%) SFIA
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 3 (33.33%) SaaS
6 3 (33.33%) PaaS
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
6 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (33.33%) LAN

CCDP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Network Design
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Data Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) SFIA
3 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 3 (33.33%) Contract Management
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Product Management
6 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) CISM
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix