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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 123 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing CCNA 44 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 1.00% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 5.23% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 21
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£325 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £275 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £518 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £321 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +14.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.30% +71.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
863 593 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.83% 19.12% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 318 238
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £201 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 50 55
Average hourly rate £30.52 £23.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -15 22 £325 -16.12% 7
Lancashire -11 6 £375 -
Cumbria -15 5 £300 -18.91%
Cheshire -17 4 £388 - 2
Merseyside - 3 £175 - 3
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 82 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (56.10%) Cisco
3 40 (48.78%) CCNP
4 32 (39.02%) VMware
5 29 (35.37%) Firewall
5 29 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (34.15%) Windows
7 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (30.49%) SQL
9 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
10 22 (26.83%) DNS
11 21 (25.61%) DHCP
12 18 (21.95%) Citrix
12 18 (21.95%) SAN
13 17 (20.73%) Active Directory
13 17 (20.73%) Symantec
13 17 (20.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (19.51%) ITIL
14 16 (19.51%) MCSE
14 16 (19.51%) MCSA
15 15 (18.29%) LAN
15 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
15 15 (18.29%) MCITP
16 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (15.85%) Juniper
17 13 (15.85%) MS Office
18 11 (13.41%) WAN
18 11 (13.41%) VPN

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.66%) Lync
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.44%) TPMS
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.37%) Firewall
2 22 (26.83%) DNS
3 21 (25.61%) DHCP
4 18 (21.95%) SAN
5 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
5 15 (18.29%) LAN
6 11 (13.41%) VPN
6 11 (13.41%) WAN
7 9 (10.98%) Wireless
8 8 (9.76%) OSPF
8 8 (9.76%) VLAN
8 8 (9.76%) Network Security
9 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.10%) HSRP
9 5 (6.10%) BGP
9 5 (6.10%) MPLS
9 5 (6.10%) WLAN
10 4 (4.88%) HTTP
10 4 (4.88%) Internet
10 4 (4.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.32%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Local Government
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.07%) Analyst
3 8 (9.76%) Administrator
3 8 (9.76%) Network Administrator
3 8 (9.76%) Network Support
4 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.88%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.66%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) GIS
3 3 (3.66%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) IVR
4 2 (2.44%) Tandem
4 2 (2.44%) SecurID
4 2 (2.44%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.76%) Linux
5 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.44%) UNIX
6 2 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) ITIL
2 10 (12.20%) SIEM
3 9 (10.98%) Information Security
4 6 (7.32%) Migration
5 5 (6.10%) Project Management
5 5 (6.10%) Change Control
5 5 (6.10%) Web Development
5 5 (6.10%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.10%) Software Deployment
6 4 (4.88%) Server Building
6 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (3.66%) Change Management
7 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.66%) Network Management
7 3 (3.66%) Cyber Security
7 3 (3.66%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.49%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.88%) C
3 4 (4.88%) VBScript
4 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (48.78%) CCNP
3 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (20.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (19.51%) MCSE
5 16 (19.51%) MCSA
6 15 (18.29%) MCITP
7 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
8 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
8 10 (12.20%) CISSP
9 9 (10.98%) A+ Certification
10 8 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (8.54%) CCA
12 6 (7.32%) CEH
12 6 (7.32%) CCIE
13 4 (4.88%) MCP
13 4 (4.88%) VCP5
13 4 (4.88%) VCP4
13 4 (4.88%) MCTS
14 3 (3.66%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) BS25999
System Software
1 29 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.73%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.98%) vSphere
5 6 (7.32%) XenApp
6 5 (6.10%) NFS
7 4 (4.88%) XenServer
7 4 (4.88%) Xen
8 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) SCCM
2 8 (9.76%) SCOM
3 7 (8.54%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.22%) HP NNM
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) Cisco
2 32 (39.02%) VMware
3 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.95%) Citrix
5 17 (20.73%) Symantec
6 13 (15.85%) Juniper
7 10 (12.20%) HP
7 10 (12.20%) ArcSight
8 8 (9.76%) McAfee
9 7 (8.54%) Sophos
9 7 (8.54%) NetApp
10 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.10%) F5
11 4 (4.88%) AppSense
11 4 (4.88%) Altiris
12 3 (3.66%) 3PAR
12 3 (3.66%) BT
12 3 (3.66%) Sun
13 2 (2.44%) IBM
13 2 (2.44%) Remedy
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £210 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago