Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 335 336 361
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 -4
Contract jobs citing CCDP 23 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.67% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 23
South East median daily rate £389 £456 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.79% +21.67% +47.06%
10th Percentile £311 £316 £321
90th Percentile £446 £508 £450
England median daily rate £403 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -10.44% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £52.50 -
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 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 3686 4307 5217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.22% 25.92% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2109 2649 3102
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £255 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +0.83% +5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 217 247
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 £11.94 £11.92
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £50.70
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.49% +7.37% +25.00%

CCDP
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

CCDP
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

CCDP
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 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCDP in the South East

CCDP
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

CCDP
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 19 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
Hampshire +5 14 £400 -15.79% 1
Surrey -9 4 £350 -7.89%
Thames Valley -11 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -27 2 £400 -5.88%
Middlesex +7 1 £300 +64.38%
Berkshire +6 1 £300 -33.33% 1
West Sussex -7 1 £408 -18.58%
CCDP
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for CCDP.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (95.65%) CCNP
2 22 (95.65%) Cisco
3 17 (73.91%) Firewall
4 15 (65.22%) LAN
4 15 (65.22%) WAN
5 13 (56.52%) CCIE
5 13 (56.52%) CheckPoint
6 12 (52.17%) CCSA
6 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
7 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
7 11 (47.83%) F5
7 11 (47.83%) Network Design
7 11 (47.83%) Juniper
7 11 (47.83%) ITIL
8 10 (43.48%) CCSE
8 10 (43.48%) Fortinet
9 9 (39.13%) JNCIE
9 9 (39.13%) Riverbed
9 9 (39.13%) Wireless
10 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
10 8 (34.78%) Service Management
10 8 (34.78%) ITSM
10 8 (34.78%) CCIP
10 8 (34.78%) JNCIA
10 8 (34.78%) FortiGate
11 7 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (30.43%) BIG-IP
11 7 (30.43%) Degree
11 7 (30.43%) Computer Science

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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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) Wireless
4 7 (30.43%) BIG-IP
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (21.74%) OSPF
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
8 3 (13.04%) BGP
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (13.04%) VPN
9 2 (8.70%) DHCP
9 2 (8.70%) DNS
9 2 (8.70%) Network Security
9 2 (8.70%) SAN
9 2 (8.70%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (8.70%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (8.70%) VLAN
10 1 (4.35%) SNMP
10 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Author
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) BBC
4 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
1 11 (47.83%) Network Design
2 8 (34.78%) ITSM
2 8 (34.78%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Data Encryption
4 2 (8.70%) Internal Audit
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) eTOM
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Presales
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (95.65%) CCNP
3 13 (56.52%) CCIE
4 12 (52.17%) CCSA
4 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
5 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
6 10 (43.48%) CCSE
7 9 (39.13%) JNCIE
8 8 (34.78%) CCIP
8 8 (34.78%) JNCIA
9 7 (30.43%) CCNA
9 7 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (30.43%) Degree
9 7 (30.43%) HP ASE
9 7 (30.43%) HP MASE
10 3 (13.04%) CCDA
10 3 (13.04%) CCDE
11 2 (8.70%) MCSE
11 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (4.35%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) CheckPoint
3 11 (47.83%) F5
3 11 (47.83%) Juniper
4 10 (43.48%) Fortinet
5 9 (39.13%) Riverbed
6 7 (30.43%) Aruba
6 7 (30.43%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
8 2 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (8.70%) CA
8 2 (8.70%) Citrix
8 2 (8.70%) NetApp
9 1 (4.35%) BMC
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
9 1 (4.35%) Remedy
9 1 (4.35%) Virgin Media
9 1 (4.35%) VMware