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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 51 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing CCNA 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 1.32% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 7.14% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £170 £255 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+106.83% -3.30%
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
142 112 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.94% 18.51% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 43
Average daily rate £375 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £29.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +141.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 1 (10.00%) DNS
8 1 (10.00%) DHCP
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (10.00%) MCSE
8 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
8 1 (10.00%) ADSL
8 1 (10.00%) C
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (10.00%) Unix
8 1 (10.00%) NetApp
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) ADSL
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DMZ
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) FlexPod Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Change Control
1 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (10.00%) Human Resource Management
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (10.00%) SABSA
1 1 (10.00%) SDLC
1 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CSSLP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) NCIE
3 1 (10.00%) SANS
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle