The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 112 99 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Contract jobs citing CCNA 17 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 1.14% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 5.93% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 11
Average daily rate
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£220 £275 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £331 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £293 £268
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +196.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.40 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.86 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-23.43% +5.08%
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
549 489 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.34% 19.29% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 214 334
Average daily rate £340 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 43 41
Average hourly rate £20.06 £26.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.29% +20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
CCNA
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 -5 5 £275 +14.58% 6
Cheshire -7 4 - - 1
Lancashire - 3 - -
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (74.00%) Cisco
3 27 (54.00%) LAN
4 21 (42.00%) Firewall
5 20 (40.00%) CCNP
6 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (38.00%) MCSE
7 18 (36.00%) Wireless
8 17 (34.00%) WAN
9 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (30.00%) Windows
11 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
12 11 (22.00%) Citrix
12 11 (22.00%) ITIL
12 11 (22.00%) Finance
12 11 (22.00%) Network Security
13 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (16.00%) VMware
14 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
14 8 (16.00%) VPN
15 7 (14.00%) Ethernet
15 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
15 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
15 7 (14.00%) HP
15 7 (14.00%) Internet
15 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
15 7 (14.00%) MCITP
15 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (12.00%) Network Management

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (54.00%) LAN
2 21 (42.00%) Firewall
3 18 (36.00%) Wireless
4 17 (34.00%) WAN
5 11 (22.00%) Network Security
6 8 (16.00%) VPN
7 7 (14.00%) Ethernet
7 7 (14.00%) Internet
7 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
7 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (12.00%) DNS
9 5 (10.00%) SNMP
9 5 (10.00%) MPLS
9 5 (10.00%) DHCP
9 5 (10.00%) VoIP
9 5 (10.00%) WLAN
10 4 (8.00%) OSPF
10 4 (8.00%) SAN
10 4 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (6.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Security Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Network Security Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Technician
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support
7 2 (4.00%) Wireless Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.00%) Statistics
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Handset
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) Android
6 2 (4.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.00%) Network Management
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.00%) Information Security
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.00%) Time Management
6 2 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL V2
7 1 (2.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) Network Design
7 1 (2.00%) Data Security
7 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (40.00%) CCNP
3 19 (38.00%) MCSE
3 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.00%) MCITP
5 5 (10.00%) Degree
5 5 (10.00%) MCP
5 5 (10.00%) MCTS
5 5 (10.00%) RHCE
6 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (8.00%) CCIP
6 4 (8.00%) CCDP
6 4 (8.00%) ACSP
7 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.00%) ACSA
7 3 (6.00%) MCDST
7 3 (6.00%) MCSA
7 3 (6.00%) IBM Certification
8 2 (4.00%) CCSA
8 2 (4.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Cisco
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) VMware
5 7 (14.00%) HP
6 4 (8.00%) Nortel
6 4 (8.00%) Avaya
7 3 (6.00%) Juniper
7 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.00%) Apple
7 3 (6.00%) EMC
7 3 (6.00%) IBM
7 3 (6.00%) Remedy
7 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.00%) Adobe
8 2 (4.00%) ProCurve
8 2 (4.00%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.00%) Dell
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