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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 117 133 102
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Contract jobs citing CCNA 39 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 0.71% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.18% 3.70% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 18
Median daily rate £325 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.13% +4.76%
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
631 864 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.80% 19.26% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 503 343
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 60 58
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.89 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.80 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -4 13 £325 -23.52% 10
Lancashire +28 12 £525 +40.00%
Cheshire +19 10 £241 -25.76% 4
Merseyside +1 1 £293 +30.00%
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (71.79%) Cisco
3 36 (46.15%) CCNP
4 35 (44.87%) Firewall
5 27 (34.62%) LAN
6 23 (29.49%) WAN
6 23 (29.49%) ITIL
6 23 (29.49%) Windows
7 22 (28.21%) Juniper
8 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
9 17 (21.79%) VMware
10 16 (20.51%) Active Directory
11 15 (19.23%) VPN
12 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (17.95%) MCSE
12 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
13 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
15 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
15 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
15 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (12.82%) Network Security
16 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (12.82%) DNS
17 9 (11.54%) HP
17 9 (11.54%) SQL
17 9 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
18 8 (10.26%) VLAN
18 8 (10.26%) SCCM

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 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
3 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.28%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (2.56%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (44.87%) Firewall
2 27 (34.62%) LAN
3 23 (29.49%) WAN
4 15 (19.23%) VPN
5 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
6 10 (12.82%) DNS
6 10 (12.82%) Network Security
7 8 (10.26%) VLAN
7 8 (10.26%) Wireless
8 7 (8.97%) DHCP
8 7 (8.97%) VoIP
9 6 (7.69%) MPLS
9 6 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (6.41%) BGP
10 5 (6.41%) SAN
11 4 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (5.13%) Internet
11 4 (5.13%) OSPF
11 4 (5.13%) WLAN
12 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
1 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (7.69%) Architect
3 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) IT Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Network Architect
4 5 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.13%) Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) IT Support
6 3 (3.85%) Administrator
6 3 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Middleware
1 2 (2.56%) WAP
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.28%) IVR
3 1 (1.28%) NHS
3 1 (1.28%) PKI
3 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Replication
3 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 9 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (8.97%) Change Management
3 7 (8.97%) Service Management
4 6 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.41%) Network Design
5 5 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (5.13%) Threat Analysis
6 4 (5.13%) Time Management
6 4 (5.13%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.85%) Fault Management
7 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.85%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) C
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (46.15%) CCNP
3 14 (17.95%) MCSE
3 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
4 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.97%) CCIE
6 6 (7.69%) MCSA
6 6 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.85%) CISSP
7 3 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.56%) CWNE
8 2 (2.56%) Degree
8 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.28%) CASP
9 1 (1.28%) CCENT
9 1 (1.28%) CISMP
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) vSphere
4 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.56%) NFS
5 2 (2.56%) Xen
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (5.13%) SCOM
3 3 (3.85%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 56 (71.79%) Cisco
2 22 (28.21%) Juniper
3 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
4 17 (21.79%) VMware
5 9 (11.54%) HP
6 6 (7.69%) Citrix
6 6 (7.69%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.13%) Canon
7 4 (5.13%) Dell
7 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.13%) Symantec
7 4 (5.13%) Veeam
8 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.85%) F5
8 3 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.85%) IBM
8 3 (3.85%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.56%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.56%) Mitel
9 2 (2.56%) Sophos