The table below looks at the statistics for CCNA in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 114 104 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing CCNA 14 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.56% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 4.02% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£273 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.42% +32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -22.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.89 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -23.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
493 348 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.35% 13.91% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 152 181
Average daily rate £347 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 29
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.10 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -11 2 - -
Aberdeen +12 1 - - 2
Glasgow -9 1 £260 -16.80% 2
Fife - 1 £225 -
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
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CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) LAN
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) Wireless
5 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 6 (30.00%) VoIP
6 6 (30.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) CCNP
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) ProCurve
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) SCCM
9 3 (15.00%) SCOM
9 3 (15.00%) SAN
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) MS Office
10 2 (10.00%) C
10 2 (10.00%) SQL
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.00%) MCSE

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) Wireless
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 2 (10.00%) WLAN
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.00%) PABX
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) MGCP
7 1 (5.00%) H.323
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Operations
5 1 (5.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL V2
2 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) MCSE
6 2 (10.00%) CCSP
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (10.00%) MCDST
6 2 (10.00%) MCTS
7 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (5.00%) CCSA
7 1 (5.00%) EMC Certification
7 1 (5.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle