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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 120 111 96
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing CCNA 37 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.78% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.01% 4.01% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
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£373 £250 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £250 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £305 £296
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £28.13 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £41.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -30.00%
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
739 599 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.85% 19.50% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 305 195
Average daily rate £386 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 71 36
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 +6 20 £265 -1.85% 12
Cheshire +1 12 £450 - 7
Lancashire +8 2 £205 -18.00% 1
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (75.00%) Cisco
3 45 (59.21%) CCNP
4 27 (35.53%) CCIE
5 26 (34.21%) Juniper
6 24 (31.58%) Firewall
7 23 (30.26%) VPN
8 20 (26.32%) MPLS
8 20 (26.32%) OSPF
9 18 (23.68%) BGP
9 18 (23.68%) Linux
10 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
10 17 (22.37%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (22.37%) HSRP
11 16 (21.05%) JNCIA
11 16 (21.05%) VRRP
11 16 (21.05%) UNIX
12 15 (19.74%) Ethernet
12 15 (19.74%) Broadband
12 15 (19.74%) CCIP
12 15 (19.74%) IPv4
12 15 (19.74%) IPv6
12 15 (19.74%) L2TP
12 15 (19.74%) RSVP
12 15 (19.74%) BT
12 15 (19.74%) JNCIP
12 15 (19.74%) BT 21CN
12 15 (19.74%) Junos
12 15 (19.74%) IOS XR
13 14 (18.42%) Microsoft

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.63%) TPMS
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) Firewall
2 23 (30.26%) VPN
3 20 (26.32%) MPLS
3 20 (26.32%) OSPF
4 18 (23.68%) BGP
5 17 (22.37%) Cisco IOS
5 17 (22.37%) HSRP
6 16 (21.05%) VRRP
7 15 (19.74%) L2TP
7 15 (19.74%) RSVP
7 15 (19.74%) IPv4
7 15 (19.74%) IPv6
7 15 (19.74%) Broadband
7 15 (19.74%) Ethernet
7 15 (19.74%) IOS XR
7 15 (19.74%) BT 21CN
7 15 (19.74%) Junos
8 14 (18.42%) WAN
9 13 (17.11%) DHCP
9 13 (17.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.32%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 7 (9.21%) Local Government
4 3 (3.95%) Publishing
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Games
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Implementation Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Operations Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) IP Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Network Support
4 8 (10.53%) Network Specialist
5 6 (7.89%) Network Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.95%) Network Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Field Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Storage Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
1 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.53%) CMDB
3 3 (3.95%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Tandem
4 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.63%) GIS
5 1 (1.32%) Handset
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) UNIX
3 10 (13.16%) Windows
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Network Management
2 10 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (10.53%) Change Management
4 7 (9.21%) Information Security
4 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.89%) SIEM
6 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.58%) Migration
6 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.26%) Change Control
8 3 (3.95%) Cyber Security
8 3 (3.95%) Project Management
8 3 (3.95%) ITIL
8 3 (3.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (2.63%) Network Design
9 2 (2.63%) Web Development
9 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.63%) Service Management
9 2 (2.63%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) Ruby
2 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (59.21%) CCNP
3 27 (35.53%) CCIE
4 16 (21.05%) JNCIA
5 15 (19.74%) JNCIP
5 15 (19.74%) CCIP
6 6 (7.89%) CISSP
7 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.58%) A+ Certification
7 5 (6.58%) MCSE
7 5 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.26%) MCSA
9 3 (3.95%) MCP
9 3 (3.95%) MCTS
9 3 (3.95%) MCITP
9 3 (3.95%) Degree
10 2 (2.63%) CEH
10 2 (2.63%) NCIE
10 2 (2.63%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) BS25999
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.32%) NFS
5 1 (1.32%) Xen
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (1.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) HP NNM
2 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
2 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
3 1 (1.32%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 57 (75.00%) Cisco
2 26 (34.21%) Juniper
3 15 (19.74%) BT
4 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.11%) VMware
6 11 (14.47%) HP
7 10 (13.16%) Citrix
7 10 (13.16%) NetApp
8 8 (10.53%) NetScout
8 8 (10.53%) Opsware
9 7 (9.21%) CheckPoint
10 6 (7.89%) F5
10 6 (7.89%) ArcSight
11 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.26%) Symantec
12 2 (2.63%) McAfee
12 2 (2.63%) Sophos
12 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.63%) Avaya
12 2 (2.63%) Sun
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Networking People
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £1 - £2 per day + Open
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Crewe
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 21 days ago