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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 49 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNA 14 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.85% 2.28% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.72% 14.71% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £345 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +115.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £244 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £422 £208
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.46%
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
144 102 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.05% 15.48% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 53 55
Average daily rate £330 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £31.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.80% +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

CCNA Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) CCNP
4 7 (36.84%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
5 5 (26.32%) MPLS
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) F5
6 4 (21.05%) VLAN
6 4 (21.05%) Network Security
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (21.05%) Remedy
7 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) SLA
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) HP
7 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.79%) NetScout
7 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
7 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) LAN
1 7 (36.84%) WAN
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) MPLS
3 4 (21.05%) VLAN
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
5 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) BGP
5 2 (10.53%) OSPF
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) DSLAM
6 1 (5.26%) DSL
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) SCADA
1 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CISM
4 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 2 (10.53%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) PMP
5 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) CCIP
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Squid
1 1 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) OPNET
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
2 5 (26.32%) F5
3 4 (21.05%) Remedy
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) NetScout
4 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
5 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) Websense
6 1 (5.26%) BT
6 1 (5.26%) Cramer
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds