The table below looks at the statistics for CCNA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 97 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing CCNA 39 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 1.05% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.40% 6.07% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 13
Average daily rate
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£370 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £177 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £337 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +82.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
CCNA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
609 478 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.11% 17.31% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 212 272
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 21
Average hourly rate £17.75 £26.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.73% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CCNA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNA across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

CCNA Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CCNA
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNA across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

CCNA Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 29 £363 +20.83% 11
Cheshire +4 6 £300 -1.63% 2
Cumbria +3 3 £370 +169.09%
Lancashire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 67 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (79.10%) Cisco
3 30 (44.78%) CCNP
4 23 (34.33%) WAN
5 20 (29.85%) ITIL
6 19 (28.36%) LAN
6 19 (28.36%) Firewall
7 18 (26.87%) Wireless
8 17 (25.37%) Avaya
9 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (22.39%) Nortel
10 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
10 14 (20.90%) Windows
11 13 (19.40%) MCSE
12 12 (17.91%) VPN
12 12 (17.91%) VLAN
13 11 (16.42%) Linux
13 11 (16.42%) Citrix
13 11 (16.42%) VMware
14 10 (14.93%) OSPF
14 10 (14.93%) Juniper
14 10 (14.93%) DNS
15 9 (13.43%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds
15 9 (13.43%) DHCP
15 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
15 9 (13.43%) MPLS
16 8 (11.94%) MCSA
16 8 (11.94%) CCIP
16 8 (11.94%) Active Directory

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (7.46%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Project
1 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) WAN
2 19 (28.36%) LAN
2 19 (28.36%) Firewall
3 18 (26.87%) Wireless
4 12 (17.91%) VLAN
4 12 (17.91%) VPN
5 10 (14.93%) DNS
5 10 (14.93%) OSPF
6 9 (13.43%) MPLS
6 9 (13.43%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (13.43%) DHCP
7 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
7 7 (10.45%) EIGRP
7 7 (10.45%) Network Security
7 7 (10.45%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (8.96%) BGP
8 6 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (8.96%) VoIP
8 6 (8.96%) WLAN
9 5 (7.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.46%) SAP BW
1 5 (7.46%) DB2
1 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
1 7 (10.45%) Local Government
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Back Office
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Network Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Network Manager
4 8 (11.94%) Network Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Security Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Network Security Manager
5 5 (7.46%) IP Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) IT Support
6 3 (4.48%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Network Technician
7 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.97%) Life Science
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) CCTV
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) UNIX
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) Android
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.99%) HPUX
6 2 (2.99%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.49%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) CRM
3 5 (7.46%) ERP
4 4 (5.97%) Project Management
4 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.48%) Coaching
5 3 (4.48%) People Management
5 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.48%) Migration
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.99%) Network Design
6 2 (2.99%) Network Management
6 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.49%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.49%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (44.78%) CCNP
3 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (19.40%) MCSE
5 8 (11.94%) MCSA
5 8 (11.94%) CCIP
6 7 (10.45%) CCIE
6 7 (10.45%) MCTS
7 6 (8.96%) MCITP
7 6 (8.96%) CCDP
8 5 (7.46%) RHCE
8 5 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (7.46%) ACSA
8 5 (7.46%) IBM Certification
8 5 (7.46%) ACSP
8 5 (7.46%) MCDST
8 5 (7.46%) RHCSA
9 4 (5.97%) CCSA
9 4 (5.97%) JNCIA
9 4 (5.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) XenApp
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.99%) SCOM
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.49%) WSUS
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 53 (79.10%) Cisco
2 17 (25.37%) Avaya
3 15 (22.39%) Nortel
4 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.42%) Citrix
5 11 (16.42%) VMware
6 10 (14.93%) Juniper
7 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds
7 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
8 8 (11.94%) HP
9 7 (10.45%) EMC
10 6 (8.96%) IBM
10 6 (8.96%) BT
11 5 (7.46%) SAP
11 5 (7.46%) Apple
11 5 (7.46%) F5
12 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
12 3 (4.48%) Dell
12 3 (4.48%) Riverbed
13 2 (2.99%) Sun
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