The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for CCDP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 64
Contract jobs citing CCDP 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.53% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.06% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -39.19% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 130 131 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 24.48% 27.70% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 214 302
Median daily rate £340 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.93% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £286 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £650 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Median hourly rate £53.75 £71.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +519.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £19.35 £8.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.38 £73.98 £14.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CCDP in South Wales

CCDP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDP in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for CCDP.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5

CCDP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5