The table below looks at the statistics for CCNA in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 19 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing CCNA 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.39% 0.98% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 10.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£120 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+23.00% -15.66%
CCNA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.00% 9.80% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 14
Average daily rate £513 £340 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.73% +161.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNA across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNA across the Northern Ireland region.

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNA across the Northern Ireland region.

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim -3 1 £120 - 1
CCNA
UK

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) MGCP
3 1 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) OPNET
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) GCIH
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) CEH

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) MGCP
1 1 (33.33%) H.323
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) GPEN
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) LogLogic