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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 52 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing CCNA 11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.46% 1.85% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.24% 12.50% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Average daily rate
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£180 £345 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +115.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £18.90 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -20.42%
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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
119 96 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.82% 14.81% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) CCNP
4 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (40.00%) LAN
6 7 (35.00%) WAN
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (25.00%) F5
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (20.00%) Remedy
9 4 (20.00%) Wireless
9 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.00%) SLA
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) HP
10 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
10 3 (15.00%) MPLS
10 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
10 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
10 3 (15.00%) NetScout
10 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (10.00%) VLAN
11 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
11 2 (10.00%) Network Security

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (15.00%) MPLS
6 2 (10.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) BGP
6 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) Broadband
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) Multicast
7 1 (5.00%) xDSL
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Technician
3 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Workflow
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Information Security
2 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Network Management
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) CCIP
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) PMP
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Snort
1 1 (5.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.00%) OPNET
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (25.00%) F5
3 4 (20.00%) Remedy
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (15.00%) NetScout
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Websense
6 1 (5.00%) BT
6 1 (5.00%) Cramer