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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 118 137 103
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -34
Contract jobs citing CCNA 37 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.58% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.31% 3.07% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 14
Median daily rate £325 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £141 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £162.50 £19.26 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+743.93% +13.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £41.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.55% +107.50%
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
586 782 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.66% 18.78% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 434 333
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £539 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 52
Median hourly rate £35.63 £28.49 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.04% +67.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.71 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Lancashire +4 10 £525 +238.70% 2
Merseyside +6 9 £325 +18.18% 1
Manchester +1 9 £263 -19.23% 7
Cheshire +19 6 £288 +41.97% 2
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 69 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (84.06%) Cisco
3 40 (57.97%) LAN
4 34 (49.28%) WAN
5 32 (46.38%) Firewall
6 27 (39.13%) ITIL
7 26 (37.68%) CCNP
8 22 (31.88%) Windows
9 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
10 16 (23.19%) VMware
11 15 (21.74%) VPN
12 14 (20.29%) MCSE
12 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
12 14 (20.29%) Intel Security
12 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
13 13 (18.84%) Network Security
13 13 (18.84%) SolarWinds
13 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (17.39%) VoIP
15 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (15.94%) Network Design
16 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
16 10 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (14.49%) SQL
16 10 (14.49%) Juniper
16 10 (14.49%) CCIE
17 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
17 9 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring

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 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.35%) MS Office
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.45%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.97%) LAN
2 34 (49.28%) WAN
3 32 (46.38%) Firewall
4 15 (21.74%) VPN
5 13 (18.84%) Network Security
6 12 (17.39%) VoIP
7 11 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
9 9 (13.04%) VLAN
10 8 (11.59%) DNS
11 6 (8.70%) DHCP
11 6 (8.70%) Internet
11 6 (8.70%) SAN
12 5 (7.25%) MPLS
12 5 (7.25%) Wireless
13 3 (4.35%) BGP
13 3 (4.35%) IPsec
13 3 (4.35%) OSPF
13 3 (4.35%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
1 2 (2.90%) Local Government
2 1 (1.45%) Back Office
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Network Specialist
6 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Hardware Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Storage Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) IT Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) NHS
2 2 (2.90%) User Experience
3 1 (1.45%) AS400
3 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.45%) PKI
3 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.70%) Linux
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.80%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.35%) Unix
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Network Design
3 9 (13.04%) ITIL V3
3 9 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (11.59%) Network Architecture
4 8 (11.59%) Service Management
4 8 (11.59%) TOGAF
5 7 (10.14%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.25%) Change Management
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Time Management
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.80%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.35%) Migration
8 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (37.68%) CCNP
3 14 (20.29%) MCSE
3 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (14.49%) CCIE
5 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (7.25%) Degree
6 5 (7.25%) MCSA
7 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.35%) CCDA
8 3 (4.35%) CCDP
9 2 (2.90%) CISSP
10 1 (1.45%) CCA
10 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.45%) CNE
10 1 (1.45%) Novell Certification
10 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.45%) NFS
7 1 (1.45%) Xen
7 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) Backup Exec
2 5 (7.25%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (7.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.45%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 58 (84.06%) Cisco
2 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.19%) VMware
4 14 (20.29%) Intel Security
5 13 (18.84%) SolarWinds
6 10 (14.49%) Juniper
7 8 (11.59%) Forcepoint
8 5 (7.25%) Canon
8 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.25%) Citrix
8 5 (7.25%) Dell
8 5 (7.25%) Symantec
9 4 (5.80%) HP
9 4 (5.80%) Veeam
10 3 (4.35%) EqualLogic
10 3 (4.35%) F5
10 3 (4.35%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.90%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.90%) Mitel
11 2 (2.90%) Splunk