The table below looks at the statistics for CCNA in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 46 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNA 15 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.05% 1.56% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.87% 6.55% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +54.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+23.00% -15.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
138 168 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.85% 23.76% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 92 52
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (72.09%) Firewall
3 23 (53.49%) F5
4 22 (51.16%) OSPF
5 20 (46.51%) BGP
6 18 (41.86%) CheckPoint
7 15 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
9 12 (27.91%) WAN
9 12 (27.91%) CCNP
9 12 (27.91%) UNIX
9 12 (27.91%) Juniper
9 12 (27.91%) Project Management
10 11 (25.58%) Finance
10 11 (25.58%) LAN
11 10 (23.26%) ITIL
11 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
11 10 (23.26%) Linux
11 10 (23.26%) VPN
11 10 (23.26%) Marketing
12 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
12 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
12 9 (20.93%) ITIL V3
12 9 (20.93%) Solaris
13 8 (18.60%) DNS
13 8 (18.60%) MPLS
13 8 (18.60%) Multicast
13 8 (18.60%) Structured Cabling
14 7 (16.28%) Change Control

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) Firewall
2 22 (51.16%) OSPF
3 20 (46.51%) BGP
4 15 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
6 12 (27.91%) WAN
7 11 (25.58%) LAN
8 10 (23.26%) VPN
9 8 (18.60%) DNS
9 8 (18.60%) MPLS
9 8 (18.60%) Multicast
9 8 (18.60%) Structured Cabling
10 7 (16.28%) EIGRP
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (13.95%) Network Security
12 4 (9.30%) Wireless
12 4 (9.30%) Internet
13 3 (6.98%) IPsec
13 3 (6.98%) BIG-IP
13 3 (6.98%) VRRP
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Marketing
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Project Manager
2 16 (37.21%) Network Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Technical Project Manager
3 12 (27.91%) Technical Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Network Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Voice Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Deployment Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) SecurID
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) UNIX
2 10 (23.26%) Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Project Management
2 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
3 9 (20.93%) ITIL V3
4 7 (16.28%) Change Control
5 6 (13.95%) PRINCE
6 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.98%) Workflow
9 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.65%) Network Design
9 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.65%) Network Management
10 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.91%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) CCSE
4 5 (11.63%) PMP
4 5 (11.63%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CCSA
6 1 (2.33%) CCVP
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.33%) CCDA
6 1 (2.33%) CCDP
6 1 (2.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (53.49%) F5
3 18 (41.86%) CheckPoint
4 12 (27.91%) Juniper
5 5 (11.63%) Brocade
6 4 (9.30%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (6.98%) Sourcefire
8 2 (4.65%) Huawei
8 2 (4.65%) Foundry
8 2 (4.65%) BT
8 2 (4.65%) Cramer
8 2 (4.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (4.65%) Ericsson
8 2 (4.65%) SAP
8 2 (4.65%) Nortel
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.33%) Nokia
9 1 (2.33%) Remedy