The first table below looks at the demand for CCNA in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 91 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing CCNA 38 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 0.98% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.44% 4.26% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 10
Average daily rate £215 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.10% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £213 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £339 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.69 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 - £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.36 - £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
698 564 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.46% 22.95% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 208 294
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.46 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £56.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCNA
South East

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCNA
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CCNA Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCNA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CCNA Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 14 £195 -32.75% 4
Slough +12 7 £214 -26.92% 5
Bracknell -5 5 £400 +150.00% 1
Maidenhead -9 1 - -
Newbury - - - - 3
Thatcham - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
CCNA
South East

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (85.71%) Cisco
3 23 (41.07%) Firewall
4 21 (37.50%) CCNP
4 21 (37.50%) LAN
5 20 (35.71%) VPN
6 19 (33.93%) WAN
6 19 (33.93%) Telecoms
7 17 (30.36%) DNS
8 16 (28.57%) Windows
9 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
10 14 (25.00%) MPLS
10 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 13 (23.21%) OSPF
11 13 (23.21%) BGP
11 13 (23.21%) Ethernet
11 13 (23.21%) Linux
12 12 (21.43%) VoIP
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (19.64%) Internet
14 10 (17.86%) Juniper
14 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
14 10 (17.86%) RIP
14 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
15 9 (16.07%) Degree
15 9 (16.07%) ATM
15 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
15 9 (16.07%) Migration
15 9 (16.07%) VMware
16 8 (14.29%) Frame Relay

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) Firewall
2 21 (37.50%) LAN
3 20 (35.71%) VPN
4 19 (33.93%) WAN
5 17 (30.36%) DNS
6 14 (25.00%) MPLS
7 13 (23.21%) OSPF
7 13 (23.21%) BGP
7 13 (23.21%) Ethernet
8 12 (21.43%) VoIP
9 11 (19.64%) Internet
10 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 10 (17.86%) RIP
11 9 (16.07%) ATM
12 8 (14.29%) Frame Relay
12 8 (14.29%) ADSL
12 8 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (12.50%) SDH
13 7 (12.50%) DHCP
13 7 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) MS Access
General
1 19 (33.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
2 2 (3.57%) Japanese Language
3 1 (1.79%) French Language
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) IP Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) IP Network Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Network Support
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Network Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.79%) VXML
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.93%) UNIX
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.36%) Solaris
7 2 (3.57%) HPUX
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.79%) CentOS
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Migration
2 5 (8.93%) Network Design
3 4 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.36%) Workflow
4 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.57%) Project Management
5 2 (3.57%) Network Planning
5 2 (3.57%) Release Management
5 2 (3.57%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (1.79%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.79%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) C#
2 4 (7.14%) C++
3 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.36%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (37.50%) CCNP
3 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 9 (16.07%) Degree
7 7 (12.50%) MCSE
8 6 (10.71%) BC Cleared
9 5 (8.93%) MCTS
9 5 (8.93%) CCIP
10 4 (7.14%) CCVP
10 4 (7.14%) CCIE
11 3 (5.36%) CCSA
11 3 (5.36%) MCSA
12 2 (3.57%) JNCIA
12 2 (3.57%) MCITP
13 1 (1.79%) VCP4
13 1 (1.79%) VCP5
13 1 (1.79%) VCAP
13 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) KVM
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
1 2 (3.57%) WSUS
1 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (85.71%) Cisco
2 10 (17.86%) Juniper
3 9 (16.07%) VMware
4 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) F5
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle
8 4 (7.14%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (5.36%) Nokia
9 3 (5.36%) McAfee
9 3 (5.36%) HP
9 3 (5.36%) Nortel
9 3 (5.36%) Citrix
10 2 (3.57%) Symantec
10 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.57%) Brocade
10 2 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.79%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.79%) Acme Packet
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