Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 348 373 358
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15 +22
Contract jobs citing CCDA 13 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.054% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 11
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +41.67% -11.11%
England median daily rate £450 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +5.88% +41.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £33.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,534 3,783 3,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.15% 22.51% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,029 2,082 2,165
South East median daily rate £434 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +5.72% +0.50%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £249
90th Percentile £599 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 204 248
South East median hourly rate £39.00 £34.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +70.37% -19.00%
10th Percentile £12.45 £13.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £52.05 £50.15
England median hourly rate £36.00 £22.66 £29.00
% change year-on-year +58.87% -21.86% +9.43%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCDA in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDA in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCDA in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCDA in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCDA in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Thames Valley +18 5 £450 +5.88%
Berkshire -3 5 £450 +5.88%
Kent -3 4 £350 -11.31%
Hampshire - 3 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £525 -
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England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
4 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
4 9 (69.23%) VXLAN
5 7 (53.85%) F5
5 7 (53.85%) BGP
5 7 (53.85%) CCDP
5 7 (53.85%) Firewall
5 7 (53.85%) CCIE
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 6 (46.15%) CCNA
6 6 (46.15%) Juniper
6 6 (46.15%) Network Design
7 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
7 5 (38.46%) Network Architecture
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
9 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 3 (23.08%) MPLS
10 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
11 1 (7.69%) Network Security
11 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (7.69%) Product Management
11 1 (7.69%) Change Control
11 1 (7.69%) FWSM
11 1 (7.69%) JNCIP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) VXLAN
2 7 (53.85%) BGP
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.69%) FWSM
6 1 (7.69%) IPsec
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) SDH
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Design Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Product Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Design
2 5 (38.46%) Network Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCDP
2 7 (53.85%) CCIE
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
5 1 (7.69%) CCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCSE
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 7 (53.85%) F5
4 6 (46.15%) Juniper
5 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
6 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.69%) Avaya