The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 South 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 121 95 107
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs citing CCNA 17 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.89% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.98% 2.94% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £233 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £305 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £294 £250
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £20.53
% change year-on-year
-14.63% -0.14%
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
858 646 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.21% 30.14% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 363 413
Average daily rate £375 £367 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 63
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCNA
England

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 31 July 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 31 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
Wiltshire -9 6 £350 +64.70% 2
Bristol -21 3 £425 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £150 - 3
Dorset +5 2 £295 - 2
Somerset - 2 £413 -
Devon - - - -
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco
3 20 (64.52%) WAN
3 20 (64.52%) LAN
3 20 (64.52%) Firewall
4 15 (48.39%) CCNP
5 14 (45.16%) ITIL
6 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
7 10 (32.26%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (29.03%) SLA
9 8 (25.81%) Change Management
9 8 (25.81%) Network Security
10 7 (22.58%) BGP
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (19.35%) Juniper
11 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
11 6 (19.35%) Citrix
11 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
12 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (16.13%) VMware
12 5 (16.13%) OSPF
12 5 (16.13%) Linux
12 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
13 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
13 4 (12.90%) MCSA
13 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
13 4 (12.90%) Avaya
13 4 (12.90%) HP

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) nginx
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.68%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) LAN
1 20 (64.52%) WAN
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) Network Security
3 7 (22.58%) BGP
4 5 (16.13%) OSPF
5 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
5 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
5 4 (12.90%) Wireless
6 3 (9.68%) VLAN
6 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
6 3 (9.68%) ATM
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (9.68%) Multicast
7 2 (6.45%) FWSM
7 2 (6.45%) LDAP
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
7 2 (6.45%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) IPv6
7 2 (6.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Hudson
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
2 3 (9.68%) Statistics
2 3 (9.68%) NHS
3 2 (6.45%) Wiki
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Debian
3 3 (9.68%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Change Management
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.68%) Network Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Perl
1 3 (9.68%) PHP
1 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (48.39%) CCNP
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) MCSA
7 2 (6.45%) MCSE
7 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.45%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.23%) Degree
8 1 (3.23%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Samba
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) Postfix
1 2 (6.45%) XenServer
2 1 (3.23%) Snort
2 1 (3.23%) Squid
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) OpenView
1 3 (9.68%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (9.68%) HP NNM
2 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.23%) Salt
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) Juniper
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Mitel
5 4 (12.90%) Avaya
5 4 (12.90%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) BT
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Websense
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