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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 129 105 116
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNA 25 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 1.32% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.53% 6.23% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 8
Median daily rate £323 £303 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £18.00 £29.38 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.72% +27.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £20.51 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+40.15% +17.21%
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
708 802 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.35% 21.23% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 421 295
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 62 50
Median hourly rate £42.73 £30.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +38.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £56.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Manchester -17 13 £325 +7.43% 13
Cheshire +1 9 £350 -22.22% 5
Merseyside 0 2 £346 -
Lancashire -10 2 £228 +10.97%
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 80 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (73.75%) Cisco
3 39 (48.75%) CCNP
4 33 (41.25%) Firewall
5 22 (27.50%) ITIL
5 22 (27.50%) WAN
6 19 (23.75%) LAN
6 19 (23.75%) Juniper
7 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
7 18 (22.50%) VMware
8 16 (20.00%) Windows
9 15 (18.75%) MCSE
9 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (17.50%) HP
10 14 (17.50%) DNS
11 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
11 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
12 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
13 11 (13.75%) MS Office
14 10 (12.50%) DHCP
14 10 (12.50%) MCSA
14 10 (12.50%) Wireless
14 10 (12.50%) Network Security
14 10 (12.50%) SolarWinds
14 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
14 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
15 9 (11.25%) Citrix
16 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
16 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Office
2 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.25%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.25%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.00%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (41.25%) Firewall
2 22 (27.50%) WAN
3 19 (23.75%) LAN
4 14 (17.50%) DNS
5 10 (12.50%) DHCP
5 10 (12.50%) Network Security
5 10 (12.50%) Wireless
6 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.00%) VLAN
6 8 (10.00%) VoIP
7 7 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.25%) BGP
8 5 (6.25%) OSPF
8 5 (6.25%) VPN
8 5 (6.25%) WLAN
9 4 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (5.00%) IP Telephony
9 4 (5.00%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.75%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Back Office
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (47.50%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) IT Support
6 5 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Support Technician
8 3 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) WAP
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (7.50%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) IVR
4 2 (2.50%) Life Science
5 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.25%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.25%) Informatics
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.00%) Linux
5 4 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) ITIL
2 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 5 (6.25%) ITSM
3 5 (6.25%) Network Design
3 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (5.00%) Network Management
5 3 (3.75%) Change Management
5 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.75%) Project Management
6 2 (2.50%) Change Control
6 2 (2.50%) Fault Management
6 2 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.50%) Migration
6 2 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) C
1 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (48.75%) CCNP
3 15 (18.75%) MCSE
3 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
5 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (12.50%) MCSA
7 7 (8.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (5.00%) CCENT
9 4 (5.00%) MCP
10 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.75%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.50%) CCIE
11 2 (2.50%) CISSP
11 2 (2.50%) CWNE
11 2 (2.50%) Degree
12 1 (1.25%) CCDP
12 1 (1.25%) CCIP
12 1 (1.25%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.00%) NFS
4 4 (5.00%) Xen
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
6 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SmoothWall
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (73.75%) Cisco
2 19 (23.75%) Juniper
3 18 (22.50%) VMware
4 14 (17.50%) HP
5 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 9 (11.25%) Citrix
8 6 (7.50%) IBM
9 5 (6.25%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.00%) NetApp
10 4 (5.00%) Remedy
11 3 (3.75%) Kaspersky
11 3 (3.75%) Nortel
12 2 (2.50%) Aruba
12 2 (2.50%) Clearswift
12 2 (2.50%) Mitel
12 2 (2.50%) Polycom
12 2 (2.50%) Sophos
12 2 (2.50%) Splunk
13 1 (1.25%) Intel Security