The first table below looks at the demand for CCNA in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 43 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing CCNA 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.51% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 2.53% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.69 £27.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-9.40% +21.11%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 79 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.84% 20.20% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 51
Average daily rate £344 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £249 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 18
Average hourly rate £37.00 £29.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.53% +19.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £12.50 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £38.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
CCNA
Cambridgeshire

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNA across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNA across the Cambridge region.

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNA across the Cambridge region.

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Frame Relay
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) SOA

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Frame Relay
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Trainer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia