The table below looks at the statistics for CCNA in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 35 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing CCNA 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.61% 1.18% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.57% 6.74% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -0.22%
CCNA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
70 89 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.77% 17.52% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 59 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% +63.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNA across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNA across the Bedfordshire region.

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNA across the Bedfordshire region.

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +16 2 £300 - 1
Bedford +4 2 £300 -
CCNA
East of England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CCNA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNA.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) Local Government
5 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 3 (30.00%) VRRP
6 3 (30.00%) Mitel
6 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) Data Centre

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CCNA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) VRRP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Broadband
General
1 5 (50.00%) Local Government
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) CAD
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) HNC
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) TickIT
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Mitel
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Dell