The table below looks at the statistics for CCNA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 214 246 232
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Contract jobs citing CCNA 577 533 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 0.97% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.70% 4.67% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 326 348
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 30
Median hourly rate £25.50 £40.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% +102.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £15.60 £14.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.84 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £40.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.03% +102.50%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10126 11422 11701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.72% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6435 6923 6666
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 552 558
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCNA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCNA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

CCNA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCNA
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

CCNA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CCNA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 528 £350 - 154
London +9 150 £375 +10.29% 41
South East +39 143 £388 +10.08% 41
Berkshire +34 53 £425 +36.54% 12
West Midlands +11 51 £375 +30.43% 16
East of England +5 47 £275 -26.66% 9
Hampshire -1 46 £370 -4.51% 5
South West +7 40 £275 -26.66% 11
Reading +33 39 £413 +83.33% 9
North West +19 37 £325 - 12
East Midlands -6 24 £325 +10.16% 9
Yorkshire +11 22 £350 +3.70% 14
Southampton +11 19 £400 +3.22% 2
Wiltshire +6 19 £448 +5.29% 3
Scotland +5 19 £270 +20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +30 16 £500 +100.00% 2
Suffolk - 16 £200 - 1
Essex +15 14 £250 -35.48%
Hertfordshire -7 14 £358 +19.16% 5
Shropshire - 14 £375 -
Milton Keynes +29 13 £513 +105.00% 1
South Yorkshire -1 13 £258 -14.16%
City of London -16 13 £400 +33.33% 10
Surrey +20 12 £338 -2.17% 15
Birmingham +6 12 £275 +61.76% 4
Wales -9 12 £294 +17.50% 1
Telford - 12 £375 -
South Wales 0 11 £288 +15.00% 1
Lancashire +4 10 £525 +238.70% 2
Sheffield -4 10 £210 -30.00%

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCNA.

1 1163 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 948 (81.51%) Cisco
3 611 (52.54%) CCNP
4 543 (46.69%) Firewall
5 398 (34.22%) LAN
6 384 (33.02%) WAN
7 255 (21.93%) CheckPoint
8 241 (20.72%) Security Cleared
9 238 (20.46%) ITIL
10 225 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 212 (18.23%) Juniper
12 204 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
13 203 (17.45%) Windows
14 189 (16.25%) Wireless
15 185 (15.91%) VMware
16 180 (15.48%) Network Security
17 179 (15.39%) SC Cleared
17 179 (15.39%) VPN
18 172 (14.79%) Data Centre
19 160 (13.76%) VoIP
20 156 (13.41%) TCP/IP
21 142 (12.21%) Active Directory
22 132 (11.35%) Windows Server
23 131 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
24 129 (11.09%) MPLS
24 129 (11.09%) OSPF
25 128 (11.01%) DNS
25 128 (11.01%) VLAN
26 126 (10.83%) Cisco Nexus
26 126 (10.83%) CCIE

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (4.73%) MS Exchange
2 31 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.38%) Apache
5 15 (1.29%) IIS
5 15 (1.29%) Skype for Business
6 14 (1.20%) OpenStack
7 11 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.34%) Confluence
10 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.17%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.17%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.17%) JBoss
11 2 (0.17%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.17%) nginx
11 2 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 85 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 47 (4.04%) MS Office
3 42 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 24 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.086%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.44%) Office 365
2 33 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.95%) IaaS
6 8 (0.69%) SaaS
7 7 (0.60%) PaaS
8 3 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.086%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.086%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.086%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.086%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.086%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 543 (46.69%) Firewall
2 398 (34.22%) LAN
3 384 (33.02%) WAN
4 204 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
5 189 (16.25%) Wireless
6 180 (15.48%) Network Security
7 179 (15.39%) VPN
8 160 (13.76%) VoIP
9 156 (13.41%) TCP/IP
10 129 (11.09%) MPLS
10 129 (11.09%) OSPF
11 128 (11.01%) DNS
11 128 (11.01%) VLAN
12 126 (10.83%) Cisco Nexus
13 124 (10.66%) BGP
14 91 (7.82%) Internet
15 88 (7.57%) DHCP
16 82 (7.05%) SAN
17 66 (5.67%) WLAN
18 61 (5.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.29%) MySQL
3 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.43%) Big Data
4 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.086%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.086%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.086%) DTS
7 1 (0.086%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.086%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.77%) JIRA
2 9 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (0.43%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.26%) CruiseControl
5 3 (0.26%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.26%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.26%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.17%) Hudson
6 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.086%) MSI
General
1 117 (10.06%) Finance
2 96 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 28 (2.41%) Banking
4 22 (1.89%) Back Office
5 19 (1.63%) Legal
6 17 (1.46%) Retail
7 15 (1.29%) Local Government
8 10 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.86%) Military
9 7 (0.60%) Automotive
10 6 (0.52%) Billing
11 5 (0.43%) Advertising
11 5 (0.43%) Electronics
12 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.26%) German Language
13 3 (0.26%) Marketing
14 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.086%) French Language
15 1 (0.086%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 550 (47.29%) Network Engineer
2 200 (17.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 150 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 87 (7.48%) Analyst
5 86 (7.39%) Support Engineer
6 82 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 66 (5.67%) Security Engineer
8 61 (5.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 61 (5.25%) Network Support
9 55 (4.73%) Network Analyst
10 50 (4.30%) Network Support Engineer
10 50 (4.30%) Senior Network Engineer
11 49 (4.21%) Administrator
12 48 (4.13%) Architect
13 43 (3.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 39 (3.35%) Consultant
15 38 (3.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 34 (2.92%) Voice Engineer
17 33 (2.84%) Firewall Engineer
18 32 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.06%) 802.1X
2 19 (1.63%) XMPP
3 16 (1.38%) Middleware
4 13 (1.12%) CSS
5 12 (1.03%) LAMP
6 11 (0.95%) Web Services
7 10 (0.86%) libvirt
7 10 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (0.52%) .NET
8 6 (0.52%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.34%) HTML
9 4 (0.34%) OAuth
9 4 (0.34%) SAML
10 3 (0.26%) JSP
10 3 (0.26%) WCF
10 3 (0.26%) WF
11 2 (0.17%) WAP
11 2 (0.17%) XML
12 1 (0.086%) CGI
12 1 (0.086%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 172 (14.79%) Data Centre
2 79 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 31 (2.67%) NHS
5 30 (2.58%) Driving Licence
6 28 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (1.29%) IVR
9 14 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 14 (1.20%) User Experience
10 12 (1.03%) CESG
10 12 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (0.86%) Clustering
13 8 (0.69%) Cryptography
13 8 (0.69%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.69%) Thin Client
14 7 (0.60%) e-Health
15 6 (0.52%) IPTV
15 6 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 203 (17.45%) Windows
2 132 (11.35%) Windows Server
3 115 (9.89%) Linux
4 86 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (3.53%) Unix
7 39 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.86%) CentOS
10 10 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.69%) SUSE
12 7 (0.60%) Solaris
13 6 (0.52%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.43%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.34%) Debian
15 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.26%) Android
16 3 (0.26%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (20.46%) ITIL
2 98 (8.43%) Network Management
3 89 (7.65%) Network Design
4 85 (7.31%) Migration
5 79 (6.79%) Load Balancing
6 60 (5.16%) Network Monitoring
7 52 (4.47%) Project Management
8 45 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
9 41 (3.53%) Service Management
10 40 (3.44%) Change Management
11 39 (3.35%) Network Architecture
11 39 (3.35%) Problem Management
12 37 (3.18%) Information Security
13 32 (2.75%) PRINCE2
13 32 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
14 31 (2.67%) Data Analysis
14 31 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 31 (2.67%) ITIL V3
15 30 (2.58%) Service Delivery
16 29 (2.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 55 (4.73%) SQL
2 44 (3.78%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.58%) Python
4 19 (1.63%) C
5 16 (1.38%) Perl
6 12 (1.03%) Bash Shell
7 8 (0.69%) Java
7 8 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.60%) C#
9 6 (0.52%) Ruby
9 6 (0.52%) VB
10 4 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.34%) VBScript
11 3 (0.26%) PHP
12 1 (0.086%) C++
Qualifications
1 1163 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 611 (52.54%) CCNP
3 241 (20.72%) Security Cleared
4 179 (15.39%) SC Cleared
5 131 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 126 (10.83%) CCIE
7 118 (10.15%) MCSE
8 73 (6.28%) Degree
9 69 (5.93%) CCDA
10 66 (5.67%) MCP
11 65 (5.59%) CCDP
12 54 (4.64%) JNCIA
13 49 (4.21%) CCSA
14 43 (3.70%) CCA
15 42 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
16 38 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 37 (3.18%) CCVP
17 37 (3.18%) DV Cleared
18 32 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
19 30 (2.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.25%) SLA
2 26 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.20%) QA
4 10 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.60%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.34%) COBIT
7 3 (0.26%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.086%) BS7799
8 1 (0.086%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.086%) HIPAA
System Software
1 142 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 110 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 35 (3.01%) vSphere
5 24 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.38%) XenServer
7 15 (1.29%) Firmware
8 13 (1.12%) KVM
8 13 (1.12%) XenApp
9 12 (1.03%) iptables
10 11 (0.95%) NFS
11 9 (0.77%) vCloud
12 8 (0.69%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.43%) NDS
13 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.26%) Docker
14 3 (0.26%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 68 (5.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 34 (2.92%) Cisco UCCX
3 32 (2.75%) SCCM
4 29 (2.49%) FortiGate
5 27 (2.32%) Puppet
6 26 (2.24%) Cisco UCCE
7 24 (2.06%) Nagios
8 22 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
9 16 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (1.29%) Backup Exec
11 13 (1.12%) SCOM
12 10 (0.86%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
14 7 (0.60%) OpenView
15 6 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
16 5 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
16 5 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 5 (0.43%) OPNET
17 4 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
17 4 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 948 (81.51%) Cisco
2 255 (21.93%) CheckPoint
3 225 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 212 (18.23%) Juniper
5 185 (15.91%) VMware
6 118 (10.15%) F5
7 88 (7.57%) HP
8 78 (6.71%) Palo Alto
9 73 (6.28%) Citrix
10 59 (5.07%) SolarWinds
11 44 (3.78%) Fortinet
12 36 (3.10%) Avaya
13 33 (2.84%) Riverbed
14 31 (2.67%) Dell
14 31 (2.67%) Intel Security
15 28 (2.41%) Red Hat
16 27 (2.32%) Aruba
17 26 (2.24%) Huawei
18 23 (1.98%) Blue Coat
19 22 (1.89%) Meraki
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £285 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £340 - £380 per month
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £22000 - £29326 per annum + + benefits+Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £280 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Valis IT
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Rate: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum (Pro Rata)
Posted: 22 days ago