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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 52 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing CCNA 11 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 2.22% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.96% 15.00% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate
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£263 £333 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +107.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £230 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £383 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £280 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
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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
158 100 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.27% 14.81% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 64
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 5 (35.71%) F5
6 4 (28.57%) VLAN
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
7 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
7 3 (21.43%) Information Security
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) CISSP
8 2 (14.29%) CISM
8 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
8 2 (14.29%) Network Design
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) VPN
8 2 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Linux

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) VLAN
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) FTP
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) CISM
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) PMP
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCIP
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Snort
1 1 (7.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (35.71%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) Websense
5 1 (7.14%) NetScout