The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
England / South West
Rank - 137 -
Contract jobs citing CCDA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.035% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 812 956 915
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.25% 33.05% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 559 562
Median daily rate £395 £388 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.93% -8.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 29
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +4.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing CCDA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in the South West

CCDA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCDA in the South West

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CNA
1 2 (100.00%) CNE
1 2 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Novell
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) VMware

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Server Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CNA
1 2 (100.00%) CNE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Novell
1 2 (100.00%) VMware