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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 106 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing CCNA 48 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 0.68% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.27% 3.83% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 11
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£315 £235 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.04% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £316 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £21.25 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £21.00 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.13 £17.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -24.60%
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
766 549 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.61% 17.87% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 268 209
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 49 43
Average hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.63 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +4 23 £300 +9.09% 5
Cheshire -5 12 £450 - 8
Lancashire +9 6 £205 -
Cumbria -11 5 £235 -6.00% 3
Merseyside -19 1 - - 2
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 89 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (66.29%) Cisco
3 49 (55.06%) CCNP
4 25 (28.09%) Firewall
5 24 (26.97%) VMware
6 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
6 23 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (24.72%) Juniper
8 21 (23.60%) CCIE
8 21 (23.60%) Windows
9 19 (21.35%) SQL
10 17 (19.10%) Citrix
11 16 (17.98%) Telecoms
11 16 (17.98%) VPN
12 15 (16.85%) LAN
12 15 (16.85%) WAN
12 15 (16.85%) Symantec
12 15 (16.85%) OSPF
12 15 (16.85%) Hyper-V
13 14 (15.73%) ITIL
13 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (15.73%) SAN
14 13 (14.61%) Linux
14 13 (14.61%) MPLS
14 13 (14.61%) BGP
15 12 (13.48%) DHCP
15 12 (13.48%) HP
15 12 (13.48%) HSRP
15 12 (13.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (13.48%) Cisco IOS

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (6.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.25%) TPMS
3 2 (2.25%) Lync
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) Firewall
2 16 (17.98%) VPN
3 15 (16.85%) WAN
3 15 (16.85%) LAN
3 15 (16.85%) OSPF
4 14 (15.73%) SAN
5 13 (14.61%) BGP
5 13 (14.61%) MPLS
6 12 (13.48%) DHCP
6 12 (13.48%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (13.48%) HSRP
7 11 (12.36%) Junos
7 11 (12.36%) DNS
7 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
7 11 (12.36%) VRRP
7 11 (12.36%) Wireless
8 10 (11.24%) L2TP
8 10 (11.24%) RSVP
8 10 (11.24%) Broadband
8 10 (11.24%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (17.98%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.87%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Local Government
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) Analyst
3 10 (11.24%) Administrator
3 10 (11.24%) Network Administrator
3 10 (11.24%) Implementation Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) IP Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Network Support
5 8 (8.99%) Network Specialist
5 8 (8.99%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.49%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.49%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) CMDB
3 3 (3.37%) FlexPod
3 3 (3.37%) GIS
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
4 2 (2.25%) Tandem
5 1 (1.12%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Handset
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Windows
2 13 (14.61%) Linux
3 11 (12.36%) UNIX
4 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.25%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) ITIL
2 11 (12.36%) Network Management
3 10 (11.24%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (10.11%) SIEM
5 8 (8.99%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (8.99%) Change Management
5 8 (8.99%) Information Security
6 7 (7.87%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.74%) Migration
8 5 (5.62%) Project Management
8 5 (5.62%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.49%) Web Development
10 3 (3.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.37%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.37%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.37%) Change Control
10 3 (3.37%) Cyber Security
10 3 (3.37%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) VBScript
2 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (55.06%) CCNP
3 21 (23.60%) CCIE
4 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (13.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (12.36%) JNCIA
6 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
7 10 (11.24%) JNCIP
7 10 (11.24%) CCIP
8 9 (10.11%) MCSA
8 9 (10.11%) CISSP
8 9 (10.11%) MCITP
9 8 (8.99%) A+ Certification
10 7 (7.87%) CCA
10 7 (7.87%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
11 6 (6.74%) MCSE
12 5 (5.62%) CEH
13 4 (4.49%) MCTS
13 4 (4.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) BS25999
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (16.85%) Hyper-V
3 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.49%) XenApp
6 3 (3.37%) XenServer
7 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.12%) vSphere
7 1 (1.12%) NFS
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) HP NNM
2 7 (7.87%) SCCM
2 7 (7.87%) SCOM
2 7 (7.87%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.12%) Nagios
4 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 59 (66.29%) Cisco
2 24 (26.97%) VMware
3 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
4 22 (24.72%) Juniper
5 17 (19.10%) Citrix
6 15 (16.85%) Symantec
7 12 (13.48%) HP
8 10 (11.24%) BT
9 9 (10.11%) ArcSight
9 9 (10.11%) NetApp
10 8 (8.99%) McAfee
10 8 (8.99%) Opsware
10 8 (8.99%) NetScout
11 7 (7.87%) Sophos
11 7 (7.87%) CheckPoint
12 6 (6.74%) F5
13 4 (4.49%) SolarWinds
14 3 (3.37%) AppSense
14 3 (3.37%) Altiris
14 3 (3.37%) Avaya
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