Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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 Associate (CCDA)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 365 396
Rank change year-on-year +4 +31 -12
Contract jobs citing CCDA 11 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.066% 0.079% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.30% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
South East median daily rate £366 £310 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.15% -8.82% -
10th Percentile £310 £263 £320
90th Percentile £423 £383 £360
England median daily rate £400 £344 £465
% change year-on-year +16.36% -26.08% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £39.33
% change year-on-year - +27.14% -21.35%

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 3711 4270 5207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.20% 25.89% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2122 2622 3099
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £255 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 215 249
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.91 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £50.35
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

CCDA
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

CCDA
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

CCDA
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

CCDA
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 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
Thames Valley -8 6 £338 -14.29%
Kent - 5 £389 -
Berkshire +4 4 £325 -3.70%
Buckinghamshire -27 2 £400 -11.11%
CCDA
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCDA 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 South East region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) F5
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) Juniper
7 3 (27.27%) CCDP
7 3 (27.27%) Network Design
7 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
8 2 (18.18%) Puppet
8 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 2 (18.18%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) CCDE
8 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (18.18%) Ansible
8 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (18.18%) Capita
8 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (18.18%) CA
8 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
8 2 (18.18%) Python

CCDA
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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
6 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 1 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) SNMP
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Author
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Configuration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
1 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) eTOM
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) CCDP
5 2 (18.18%) CCDE
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
6 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) Capita
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) VMware