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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 104 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing CCNA 40 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 0.84% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.28% 4.32% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 8
Average daily rate
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£266 £150 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% -53.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £133 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £225 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.07 £38.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.67% -33.84%
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
757 532 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.06% 19.46% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 216 198
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £223 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 73 39
Average hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £36.53 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 February 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
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 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 22 £260 +15.55% 9
Cheshire +8 14 £273 +92.92% 3
Merseyside -13 2 - - 2
Lancashire - - - - 2
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 81 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (85.19%) Cisco
3 42 (51.85%) CCNP
4 28 (34.57%) CCIE
5 26 (32.10%) VPN
5 26 (32.10%) WAN
6 25 (30.86%) MPLS
6 25 (30.86%) OSPF
7 22 (27.16%) Juniper
7 22 (27.16%) Linux
7 22 (27.16%) CCIP
7 22 (27.16%) Cisco IOS
8 21 (25.93%) Telecoms
9 20 (24.69%) BT
9 20 (24.69%) BGP
9 20 (24.69%) UNIX
10 19 (23.46%) Windows
10 19 (23.46%) HSRP
11 18 (22.22%) LAN
11 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 18 (22.22%) VRRP
12 17 (20.99%) L2TP
12 17 (20.99%) RSVP
12 17 (20.99%) IPv4
12 17 (20.99%) IPv6
12 17 (20.99%) Broadband
12 17 (20.99%) Ethernet
12 17 (20.99%) Junos
12 17 (20.99%) BT 21CN
12 17 (20.99%) JNCIA

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.47%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.23%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.10%) WAN
1 26 (32.10%) VPN
2 25 (30.86%) MPLS
2 25 (30.86%) OSPF
3 22 (27.16%) Cisco IOS
4 20 (24.69%) BGP
5 19 (23.46%) HSRP
6 18 (22.22%) LAN
6 18 (22.22%) VRRP
7 17 (20.99%) BT 21CN
7 17 (20.99%) Junos
7 17 (20.99%) L2TP
7 17 (20.99%) RSVP
7 17 (20.99%) Ethernet
7 17 (20.99%) Broadband
7 17 (20.99%) IPv4
7 17 (20.99%) IPv6
8 16 (19.75%) Firewall
8 16 (19.75%) VLAN
9 15 (18.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.47%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) DB2
3 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.11%) Local Government
3 8 (9.88%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Network Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) IP Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) Operations Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) Implementation Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Network Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Network Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Network Specialist
6 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Security Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Network Security Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) IT Support
10 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
1 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) CMDB
2 2 (2.47%) Life Science
3 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.23%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Linux
2 20 (24.69%) UNIX
3 19 (23.46%) Windows
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.94%) Android
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.47%) HPUX
8 2 (2.47%) Solaris
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.58%) Network Management
2 9 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (9.88%) ITIL
3 8 (9.88%) Migration
3 8 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (8.64%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (8.64%) Change Management
5 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.70%) Coaching
6 3 (3.70%) People Management
6 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.47%) Workflow
7 2 (2.47%) Network Design
7 2 (2.47%) CRM
7 2 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.47%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.23%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.23%) Change Control
8 1 (1.23%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) PHP
3 1 (1.23%) C
3 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (51.85%) CCNP
3 28 (34.57%) CCIE
4 22 (27.16%) CCIP
5 17 (20.99%) JNCIA
5 17 (20.99%) JNCIP
6 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (16.05%) MCSE
7 7 (8.64%) CCDP
8 6 (7.41%) MCSA
9 5 (6.17%) RHCE
9 5 (6.17%) IBM Certification
9 5 (6.17%) MCDST
9 5 (6.17%) MCTS
9 5 (6.17%) MCITP
9 5 (6.17%) ACSA
9 5 (6.17%) ACSP
9 5 (6.17%) RHCSA
10 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.47%) XenApp
5 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.47%) UAG
6 1 (1.23%) NFS
6 1 (1.23%) Xen
6 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (85.19%) Cisco
2 22 (27.16%) Juniper
3 20 (24.69%) BT
4 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 16 (19.75%) HP
6 14 (17.28%) VMware
7 13 (16.05%) Citrix
8 9 (11.11%) Avaya
9 8 (9.88%) SolarWinds
10 7 (8.64%) Opsware
10 7 (8.64%) NetScout
10 7 (8.64%) NetApp
10 7 (8.64%) EMC
11 6 (7.41%) IBM
12 5 (6.17%) Nortel
12 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
12 5 (6.17%) Apple
13 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
14 3 (3.70%) Dell
14 3 (3.70%) Sun
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