Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 370 361
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +39
Contract jobs citing CCDA 8 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.071% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
South East median daily rate £425 £366 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.04% +14.45% -5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £310 £269
90th Percentile £493 £423 £357
England median daily rate £374 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.50% +18.52% -27.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 3,738 3,812 4,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.42% 22.59% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,077 2,169 2,692
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £240 £213 £255
90th Percentile £578 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 221 220
South East median hourly rate £39.50 £25.69 £28.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.76% -11.11% +2.30%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £11.99
90th Percentile £54.57 £50.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.21% +3.32% +5.26%

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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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +13 4 £425 +25.93%
Berkshire -6 4 £425 +30.77%
Kent -1 3 £423 +8.64%
Surrey - 1 £525 - 2
CCDA
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) Avaya
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (50.00%) Nortel
5 4 (50.00%) BGP
5 4 (50.00%) NetScreen
5 4 (50.00%) PBX
5 4 (50.00%) CCNP
5 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) CCVP
5 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
6 3 (37.50%) User Experience
6 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
6 3 (37.50%) WAAS
6 3 (37.50%) Use Case
6 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (37.50%) DECT
6 3 (37.50%) CCDP

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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 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) NetScreen
3 4 (50.00%) PBX
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) DECT
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) FTP
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) HTTPS
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) SMTP
4 3 (37.50%) SNMP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) WLAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCVP
4 3 (37.50%) CCDP
4 3 (37.50%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) CCSA
5 1 (12.50%) CCSE
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
4 5 (62.50%) Avaya
5 4 (50.00%) Nortel
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) F5
7 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (12.50%) Fortinet