Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCDP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 14 December 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 Professional (CCDP)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 353 340
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +26
Contract jobs citing CCDP 22 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.58% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 24
South East median daily rate £413 £388 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -14.84% +21.33%
10th Percentile £378 £311 £323
90th Percentile £538 £427 £501
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £45.50

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 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 3,861 3,769 4,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.85% 22.41% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,163 2,146 2,585
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £240 £214 £255
90th Percentile £588 £551 £563
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 219 211
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £25.12 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.30% -8.65% -11.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.65 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £26.35 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.96% +6.25%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for CCDP 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 CCDP in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCDP in the South East over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCDP 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 CCDP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCDP 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 CCDP within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
West Sussex - 7 £413 -
Thames Valley +26 6 £401 +0.13% 3
Berkshire -6 6 £401 +33.50% 1
East Sussex - 3 £525 -
Surrey -22 2 £525 +50.00% 3
Hampshire -32 2 £313 -19.61%
Kent - 1 £423 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCDP 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 CCDP.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CheckPoint
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Network Design
3 12 (54.55%) CCIE
3 12 (54.55%) WAN
4 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 9 (40.91%) F5
5 9 (40.91%) LAN
5 9 (40.91%) CCNA
5 9 (40.91%) MPLS
6 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (31.82%) Virgin Media
7 7 (31.82%) Rackspace
7 7 (31.82%) Banking
7 7 (31.82%) BBC
7 7 (31.82%) VLAN
7 7 (31.82%) Juniper
7 7 (31.82%) VoIP
8 6 (27.27%) DAB
8 6 (27.27%) Wireless
8 6 (27.27%) NetScaler
8 6 (27.27%) Network Security
8 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
8 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (22.73%) Runbook

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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 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) MPLS
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (36.36%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) VLAN
5 7 (31.82%) VoIP
6 6 (27.27%) DAB
6 6 (27.27%) NetScaler
6 6 (27.27%) Network Security
6 6 (27.27%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) BGP
8 3 (13.64%) OSPF
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (4.55%) DSL
10 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
10 1 (4.55%) VXLAN
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Network Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Network Design Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 7 (31.82%) BBC
3 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Network Design
2 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 5 (22.73%) Runbook
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Due Diligence
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCIE
3 9 (40.91%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CCDA
4 3 (13.64%) JNCIP
5 2 (9.09%) CCSA
5 2 (9.09%) CCSE
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIE
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) CheckPoint
3 9 (40.91%) F5
4 7 (31.82%) Juniper
4 7 (31.82%) Rackspace
4 7 (31.82%) Virgin Media
5 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
6 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
7 3 (13.64%) Avaya
8 2 (9.09%) Fujitsu
8 2 (9.09%) Meraki
8 2 (9.09%) VMware
9 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (4.55%) Brocade
9 1 (4.55%) Citrix