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 30 June 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 122 101 116
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing CCNA 36 47 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 1.26% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 6.10% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 8
Median daily rate £280 £305 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +29.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £177 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £496 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -46.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.10 £19.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+67.84% +9.28%
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
756 770 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.19% 20.72% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 372 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 76 53
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.70 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £52.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CCNA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -3 15 £350 -22.22% 1
Manchester -9 14 £200 -33.33% 4
Lancashire -6 6 £200 +3.89%
Merseyside -2 1 £400 -
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 77 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (72.73%) Cisco
3 38 (49.35%) CCNP
4 32 (41.56%) Firewall
5 23 (29.87%) WAN
6 22 (28.57%) ITIL
7 19 (24.68%) LAN
7 19 (24.68%) Juniper
8 16 (20.78%) Active Directory
9 14 (18.18%) Windows
9 14 (18.18%) VMware
9 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
10 13 (16.88%) MCSE
10 13 (16.88%) DNS
10 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (15.58%) HP
12 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.99%) MS Office
13 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (11.69%) Windows 7
14 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
14 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
14 9 (11.69%) DHCP
14 9 (11.69%) MCSA
15 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
15 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
15 8 (10.39%) Citrix
15 8 (10.39%) Wireless
15 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Office
2 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.30%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.30%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.90%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.56%) Firewall
2 23 (29.87%) WAN
3 19 (24.68%) LAN
4 13 (16.88%) DNS
5 9 (11.69%) DHCP
6 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (10.39%) Network Security
6 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.39%) Wireless
7 7 (9.09%) VoIP
8 6 (7.79%) BGP
8 6 (7.79%) IP Telephony
8 6 (7.79%) VLAN
9 5 (6.49%) VPN
9 5 (6.49%) WLAN
10 4 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (5.19%) Internet
10 4 (5.19%) OSPF
11 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.19%) Back Office
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) IT Support
5 5 (6.49%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) WAP
2 1 (1.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (7.79%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.60%) IVR
4 2 (2.60%) Life Science
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Informatics
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.19%) Mac OS
5 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.90%) Linux
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.30%) Android
8 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.49%) ITSM
3 5 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.19%) ITIL V3
4 4 (5.19%) Network Management
5 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.90%) Project Management
6 2 (2.60%) Change Control
6 2 (2.60%) Change Management
6 2 (2.60%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.60%) Fault Management
6 2 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.60%) Migration
6 2 (2.60%) Network Design
6 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.60%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) C
1 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (49.35%) CCNP
3 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 13 (16.88%) MCSE
4 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
5 9 (11.69%) MCSA
6 7 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (5.19%) CCENT
7 4 (5.19%) MCP
7 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.90%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.60%) CCIE
9 2 (2.60%) CWNE
9 2 (2.60%) Degree
10 1 (1.30%) CCDP
10 1 (1.30%) CCIP
10 1 (1.30%) CNE
10 1 (1.30%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) vSphere
4 3 (3.90%) NFS
4 3 (3.90%) Xen
5 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (3.90%) SmoothWall
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) Cisco
2 19 (24.68%) Juniper
3 14 (18.18%) VMware
4 12 (15.58%) HP
5 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.39%) Citrix
7 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.19%) IBM
8 4 (5.19%) Remedy
9 3 (3.90%) NetApp
9 3 (3.90%) Nortel
10 2 (2.60%) Aruba
10 2 (2.60%) Clearswift
10 2 (2.60%) Polycom
11 1 (1.30%) Infor
11 1 (1.30%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.30%) Mitel
11 1 (1.30%) Veeam