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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 109 112 101
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing CCNA 49 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 0.67% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.22% 3.68% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 14
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£305 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £199 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £386 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 14
Average hourly rate £29.38 £23.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.71% -32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.88 £21.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.88 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+23.00% -15.66%
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
788 543 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.59% 18.08% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 262 233
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 52
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +9 25 £305 +10.90% 9
Cheshire -5 10 £450 - 3
Cumbria - 7 £300 -
Lancashire +13 6 £205 - 3
Merseyside -13 1 - - 1
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 84 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (58.33%) Cisco
3 44 (52.38%) CCNP
4 29 (34.52%) Firewall
5 26 (30.95%) VMware
6 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (27.38%) Windows
8 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
9 20 (23.81%) SQL
10 19 (22.62%) Juniper
11 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (20.24%) Citrix
13 16 (19.05%) DNS
13 16 (19.05%) DHCP
13 16 (19.05%) Symantec
14 15 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (16.67%) OSPF
15 14 (16.67%) ITIL
15 14 (16.67%) VPN
15 14 (16.67%) SAN
15 14 (16.67%) CCIE
16 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
16 13 (15.48%) MCSA
16 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
17 12 (14.29%) Linux
17 12 (14.29%) LAN
17 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
18 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
18 11 (13.10%) WAN
18 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.38%) TPMS
2 2 (2.38%) Lync
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) Firewall
2 16 (19.05%) DHCP
2 16 (19.05%) DNS
3 14 (16.67%) VPN
3 14 (16.67%) SAN
3 14 (16.67%) OSPF
4 12 (14.29%) LAN
5 11 (13.10%) WAN
5 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
5 11 (13.10%) Wireless
5 11 (13.10%) HSRP
6 10 (11.90%) BGP
6 10 (11.90%) MPLS
6 10 (11.90%) VRRP
7 9 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (10.71%) Network Security
8 8 (9.52%) Junos
8 8 (9.52%) Ethernet
9 7 (8.33%) Broadband
9 7 (8.33%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
General
1 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Local Government
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.05%) Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Network Support
4 9 (10.71%) Administrator
4 9 (10.71%) Network Administrator
5 7 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) IP Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.95%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.76%) GIS
3 3 (3.57%) NHS
3 3 (3.57%) CMDB
4 2 (2.38%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.38%) Tandem
4 2 (2.38%) SecurID
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Handset
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Linux
3 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.52%) UNIX
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) ITIL
2 10 (11.90%) SIEM
3 9 (10.71%) Information Security
4 8 (9.52%) Migration
5 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.95%) Change Control
6 5 (5.95%) Web Development
6 5 (5.95%) Network Management
6 5 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.95%) Project Management
7 4 (4.76%) Change Management
7 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.57%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.57%) Cyber Security
8 3 (3.57%) Server Building
8 3 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.57%) C
3 3 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (52.38%) CCNP
3 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (16.67%) CCIE
6 13 (15.48%) MCSA
7 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
8 10 (11.90%) MCSE
8 10 (11.90%) CISSP
9 9 (10.71%) A+ Certification
9 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
9 9 (10.71%) MCITP
10 8 (9.52%) JNCIA
11 7 (8.33%) CCIP
11 7 (8.33%) CCA
11 7 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (8.33%) JNCIP
12 6 (7.14%) CEH
13 4 (4.76%) MCTS
13 4 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) BS25999
System Software
1 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
3 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.76%) XenApp
4 4 (4.76%) vSphere
4 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.76%) NFS
5 3 (3.57%) Xen
5 3 (3.57%) XenServer
6 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) SCCM
2 7 (8.33%) SCOM
2 7 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.57%) HP NNM
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Nagios
5 1 (1.19%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 49 (58.33%) Cisco
2 26 (30.95%) VMware
3 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 19 (22.62%) Juniper
5 17 (20.24%) Citrix
6 16 (19.05%) Symantec
7 10 (11.90%) ArcSight
8 9 (10.71%) CheckPoint
8 9 (10.71%) NetApp
8 9 (10.71%) HP
9 8 (9.52%) McAfee
9 8 (9.52%) F5
9 8 (9.52%) BT
10 7 (8.33%) Sophos
11 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.57%) Opsware
12 3 (3.57%) AppSense
12 3 (3.57%) Altiris
12 3 (3.57%) NetScout
12 3 (3.57%) Avaya