The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 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 Scotland 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 103 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing CCNA 19 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.38% 4.04% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £330 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £285 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £293 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.86 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.43% +8.83%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
562 396 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.22% 15.80% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 220 133
Average daily rate £341 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

CCNA Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 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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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
Aberdeen +1 8 £425 +28.78% 1
Edinburgh -16 4 £140 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £203 - 2
Fife - 2 - - 2
Dundee - - - -
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CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (77.14%) Cisco
3 16 (45.71%) WAN
4 12 (34.29%) LAN
4 12 (34.29%) Windows
5 10 (28.57%) Firewall
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
6 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) CCNP
7 8 (22.86%) HP
8 7 (20.00%) VPN
8 7 (20.00%) MS Office
9 6 (17.14%) JSP
9 6 (17.14%) CISSP
9 6 (17.14%) McAfee
9 6 (17.14%) CMDB
9 6 (17.14%) Network Design
9 6 (17.14%) VMware
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) GIAC
10 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
10 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 5 (14.29%) JSP 440
10 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 5 (14.29%) ITIL
10 5 (14.29%) MCSA
10 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
10 5 (14.29%) VoIP

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) WAN
2 12 (34.29%) LAN
3 10 (28.57%) Firewall
4 7 (20.00%) VPN
5 5 (14.29%) VoIP
6 4 (11.43%) DHCP
7 3 (8.57%) Wireless
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.57%) WAAS
7 3 (8.57%) DNS
7 3 (8.57%) WLAN
8 2 (5.71%) SAN
8 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.86%) Network Security
9 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Network Support
3 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) CMDB
2 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) SCADA
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (17.14%) Network Design
3 5 (14.29%) Change Management
3 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 4 (11.43%) CAD
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security Management
6 1 (2.86%) Security Management
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) CCNP
5 6 (17.14%) CISSP
6 5 (14.29%) GIAC
6 5 (14.29%) Degree
6 5 (14.29%) MCSA
7 4 (11.43%) MCSE
8 2 (5.71%) MCITP
9 1 (2.86%) VCP4
9 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.86%) MCDST
9 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
9 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.86%) CRISC
9 1 (2.86%) VCP5
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.86%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) McAfee
3 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.86%) 3Com
7 1 (2.86%) Polycom
7 1 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) BMC
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Dell