The table below looks at the statistics for CCNA in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 108 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing CCNA 38 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 0.61% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 2.20% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £278 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -30.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £228 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £18.90 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -27.30%
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 South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1045 590 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.51% 27.60% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 337 431
Average daily rate £388 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 67
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CCNA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNA across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

CCNA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Bristol -16 13 £450 +69.81% 6
Devon -11 10 £250 -23.07% 3
Wiltshire -10 7 £250 -11.50% 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £300 -
Somerset - 2 £500 - 3
Dorset -2 1 - - 1
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (75.93%) WAN
2 41 (75.93%) Firewall
3 36 (66.67%) LAN
3 36 (66.67%) Cisco
4 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
5 25 (46.30%) ITIL
6 19 (35.19%) Linux
6 19 (35.19%) CCNP
6 19 (35.19%) VMware
6 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
7 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
7 15 (27.78%) Perl
7 15 (27.78%) PHP
8 14 (25.93%) Apache
8 14 (25.93%) LDAP
8 14 (25.93%) Juniper
8 14 (25.93%) Citrix
8 14 (25.93%) LAMP
8 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (25.93%) CentOS
8 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
9 13 (24.07%) Puppet
9 13 (24.07%) XenServer
9 13 (24.07%) Hudson
9 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
9 13 (24.07%) DevOps
9 13 (24.07%) Samba
9 13 (24.07%) Ruby
9 13 (24.07%) Ubuntu

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 14 (25.93%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) MediaWiki
2 2 (3.70%) nginx
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (75.93%) WAN
1 41 (75.93%) Firewall
2 36 (66.67%) LAN
3 14 (25.93%) LDAP
4 12 (22.22%) BGP
4 12 (22.22%) Network Security
5 11 (20.37%) VPN
6 8 (14.81%) EIGRP
7 7 (12.96%) MPLS
7 7 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (11.11%) OSPF
8 6 (11.11%) VoIP
8 6 (11.11%) ATM
8 6 (11.11%) VLAN
9 5 (9.26%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (7.41%) Multicast
10 4 (7.41%) Wireless
10 4 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Hudson
1 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Network Specialist
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) Network Support
9 2 (3.70%) Coordinator
10 1 (1.85%) Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco Support
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Statistics
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Wiki
3 2 (3.70%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) CentOS
3 13 (24.07%) Ubuntu
4 9 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (7.41%) Debian
6 3 (5.56%) UNIX
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) ITIL
2 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (24.07%) DevOps
4 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (12.96%) Network Management
6 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.41%) Change Control
9 4 (7.41%) Line Management
9 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.41%) Service Management
9 4 (7.41%) Change Management
9 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
9 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
10 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
10 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
11 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Perl
1 15 (27.78%) PHP
2 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
3 13 (24.07%) Ruby
4 3 (5.56%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 19 (35.19%) CCNP
3 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
4 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.70%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.70%) MCSA
5 2 (3.70%) CCDA
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CCIE
6 1 (1.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) XenServer
1 13 (24.07%) Samba
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Postfix
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Puppet
2 12 (22.22%) Salt
2 12 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (7.41%) HP NNM
3 4 (7.41%) OpenView
3 4 (7.41%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.70%) Nagios
5 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Cisco
2 19 (35.19%) VMware
3 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 14 (25.93%) Juniper
4 14 (25.93%) Citrix
5 9 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (12.96%) Nokia
6 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
7 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 5 (9.26%) Fortinet
9 4 (7.41%) BT
10 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.70%) Avaya
12 1 (1.85%) Nortel
12 1 (1.85%) Dell
12 1 (1.85%) Sun
12 1 (1.85%) Remedy
12 1 (1.85%) Oracle
12 1 (1.85%) Mitel
12 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
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