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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 47 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing CCNA 12 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.61% 1.70% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.89% 7.93% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -24.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £150 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £347 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
CCNA
West Midlands

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
135 164 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.12% 21.41% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 85 55
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 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 Certification
2 42 (97.67%) Cisco
3 31 (72.09%) Firewall
4 22 (51.16%) F5
4 22 (51.16%) OSPF
5 20 (46.51%) BGP
6 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
7 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
7 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (30.23%) WAN
8 13 (30.23%) CCNP
8 13 (30.23%) UNIX
8 13 (30.23%) LAN
8 13 (30.23%) Project Management
9 10 (23.26%) Finance
9 10 (23.26%) Juniper
9 10 (23.26%) Linux
9 10 (23.26%) ITIL
9 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
9 10 (23.26%) VPN
10 9 (20.93%) DNS
10 9 (20.93%) Solaris
10 9 (20.93%) ITIL V3
10 9 (20.93%) Marketing
11 8 (18.60%) Multicast
11 8 (18.60%) Structured Cabling
12 7 (16.28%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (16.28%) Network Security
12 7 (16.28%) Change Control
12 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) Firewall
2 22 (51.16%) OSPF
3 20 (46.51%) BGP
4 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
4 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (30.23%) LAN
5 13 (30.23%) WAN
6 10 (23.26%) VPN
7 9 (20.93%) DNS
8 8 (18.60%) Multicast
8 8 (18.60%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (16.28%) Network Security
9 7 (16.28%) MPLS
9 7 (16.28%) EIGRP
10 5 (11.63%) Wireless
11 4 (9.30%) Internet
12 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (6.98%) BIG-IP
12 3 (6.98%) VRRP
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Marketing
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Project Manager
2 15 (34.88%) Network Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Technical Project Manager
3 12 (27.91%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Support
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Support
6 1 (2.33%) Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) SecurID
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) UNIX
2 10 (23.26%) Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) 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
7 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.98%) Workflow
9 2 (4.65%) Network Design
9 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.65%) Network Management
10 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.33%) SABSA
10 1 (2.33%) Security Hardening
10 1 (2.33%) SDLC
10 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.23%) CCNP
3 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) CCSE
4 5 (11.63%) PMP
4 5 (11.63%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CCSA
6 2 (4.65%) CCVP
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
7 1 (2.33%) CSSLP
7 1 (2.33%) CCSP
7 1 (2.33%) CISM
7 1 (2.33%) CCDA
7 1 (2.33%) CCDP
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (97.67%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) F5
3 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
4 10 (23.26%) 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%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.65%) Nortel
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle
9 1 (2.33%) SAP
9 1 (2.33%) Nokia
9 1 (2.33%) VMware
9 1 (2.33%) Remedy