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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 254 239 254
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing CCNA 420 430 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.82% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 4.65% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 208 228
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £179 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £280 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 54
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £13.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.88 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -14.28%

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
10574 9243 10096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.62% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5992 5056 5167
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 481 630
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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
England -14 401 £325 +8.33% 194
London +19 127 £350 +7.69% 64
South East +17 124 £300 -1.31% 56
Berkshire +22 46 £290 -19.10% 10
Hampshire +4 33 £260 -24.63% 13
West Midlands -12 32 £250 -21.87% 15
City of London +27 30 £325 - 23
North West -8 28 £400 +45.45% 12
East of England -49 22 £320 +21.90% 22
Yorkshire -2 21 £288 -11.53% 14
East Midlands +12 18 £350 +21.73% 6
West Yorkshire 0 18 £300 -7.69% 11
Manchester -7 18 £388 +40.90% 9
South West -36 17 £350 +36.58% 10
Bracknell +8 12 £225 -25.00%
Reading +14 11 £425 - 3
Oxfordshire +2 11 £338 - 10
Birmingham -6 11 £263 -21.05% 5
Nottingham +19 10 £440 +53.04%
Nottinghamshire +15 10 £440 +53.04% 1
Leeds +12 10 £325 - 7
Slough +10 10 £375 -1.63% 4
Scotland -23 10 £268 -10.83% 3
West Sussex +7 9 £255 - 1
Wiltshire -11 9 £350 +64.70% 3
Oxford +5 7 £325 - 7
Kent -4 7 £350 +27.27% 1
Southampton -12 7 £260 -44.68% 1
Surrey -20 7 £320 +29.29% 9
Shropshire +2 6 £258 -29.45% 3

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 783 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 602 (76.88%) Cisco
3 348 (44.44%) CCNP
4 340 (43.42%) Firewall
5 269 (34.36%) LAN
6 267 (34.10%) WAN
7 225 (28.74%) Windows
8 182 (23.24%) ITIL
9 153 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 152 (19.41%) VMware
11 140 (17.88%) Juniper
12 138 (17.62%) Microsoft
13 126 (16.09%) Security Cleared
14 121 (15.45%) MCSE
14 121 (15.45%) Wireless
15 120 (15.33%) Active Directory
16 112 (14.30%) VPN
17 109 (13.92%) HP
18 108 (13.79%) CheckPoint
19 104 (13.28%) Citrix
20 102 (13.03%) SC Cleared
21 99 (12.64%) VoIP
21 99 (12.64%) MPLS
22 98 (12.52%) TCP/IP
23 97 (12.39%) Linux
24 96 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
25 93 (11.88%) Network Security
25 93 (11.88%) Cisco ASA
26 89 (11.37%) Telecoms
27 88 (11.24%) SAN

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 73 (9.32%) MS Exchange
2 46 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (2.43%) IIS
5 16 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (1.15%) Apache
8 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.51%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.51%) Lync
11 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.38%) nginx
12 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.26%) MediaWiki
12 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 46 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.11%) MS Office
3 29 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.64%) MS Project
5 4 (0.51%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 340 (43.42%) Firewall
2 269 (34.36%) LAN
3 267 (34.10%) WAN
4 121 (15.45%) Wireless
5 112 (14.30%) VPN
6 99 (12.64%) VoIP
6 99 (12.64%) MPLS
7 98 (12.52%) TCP/IP
8 93 (11.88%) Network Security
8 93 (11.88%) Cisco ASA
9 88 (11.24%) SAN
10 75 (9.58%) DNS
11 70 (8.94%) BGP
12 69 (8.81%) VLAN
13 62 (7.92%) OSPF
14 53 (6.77%) Ethernet
15 49 (6.26%) IP Telephony
15 49 (6.26%) Cisco Nexus
16 47 (6.00%) EIGRP
17 46 (5.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.43%) MySQL
3 12 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.77%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.51%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.51%) DB2
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.26%) MS Access
10 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (0.64%) LoadRunner
1 5 (0.64%) Hudson
1 5 (0.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.26%) Subversion
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA
3 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 89 (11.37%) Telecoms
2 75 (9.58%) Finance
3 29 (3.70%) Banking
4 12 (1.53%) Retail
5 10 (1.28%) Publishing
6 7 (0.89%) Local Government
7 6 (0.77%) Advertising
7 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.51%) Billing
9 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.38%) Law
10 2 (0.26%) Front Office
10 2 (0.26%) Marketing
10 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 290 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 82 (10.47%) Analyst
3 81 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 67 (8.56%) Support Engineer
5 64 (8.17%) Network Support
6 54 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 39 (4.98%) Security Engineer
8 38 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (4.34%) Consultant
10 33 (4.21%) Network Analyst
11 26 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support
11 26 (3.32%) Administrator
12 24 (3.07%) Architect
13 23 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
14 22 (2.81%) Cisco Support
15 21 (2.68%) IP Engineer
15 21 (2.68%) Network Support Engineer
16 20 (2.55%) Network Security Engineer
17 18 (2.30%) Support Analyst
17 18 (2.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.55%) .NET
2 16 (2.04%) JSP
3 13 (1.66%) XMPP
4 12 (1.53%) HTML
5 9 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.15%) LAMP
5 9 (1.15%) Web Services
6 7 (0.89%) CSS
6 7 (0.89%) SOAP
7 4 (0.51%) WAP
7 4 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.38%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.38%) HTML5
8 3 (0.38%) Middleware
9 2 (0.26%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.26%) Ajax
9 2 (0.26%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.26%) COM
9 2 (0.26%) ADO.NET
9 2 (0.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 15 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 14 (1.79%) NHS
5 10 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.28%) EqualLogic
6 9 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.15%) Clustering
7 8 (1.02%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 7 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.77%) CMDB
9 6 (0.77%) Statistics
10 5 (0.64%) Celerra
10 5 (0.64%) CLARiiON
10 5 (0.64%) PMI
11 4 (0.51%) Firmware
11 4 (0.51%) Replication
12 3 (0.38%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 225 (28.74%) Windows
2 97 (12.39%) Linux
3 96 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (6.77%) UNIX
6 45 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.30%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.79%) Solaris
9 13 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.66%) Windows XP
10 11 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.02%) CentOS
13 7 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.77%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.51%) Debian
17 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.26%) HPUX
18 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (23.24%) ITIL
2 55 (7.02%) Network Design
3 51 (6.51%) Network Management
4 41 (5.24%) Project Management
4 41 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (5.11%) Migration
6 39 (4.98%) Incident Management
7 33 (4.21%) Information Security
8 29 (3.70%) Load Balancing
9 28 (3.58%) Service Delivery
10 27 (3.45%) Service Management
10 27 (3.45%) Change Control
11 25 (3.19%) Change Management
11 25 (3.19%) PRINCE2
12 23 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
13 20 (2.55%) CRM
14 18 (2.30%) Time Management
15 16 (2.04%) Business Continuity
15 16 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (2.04%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (6.77%) SQL
2 28 (3.58%) Java
3 27 (3.45%) Perl
4 20 (2.55%) C#
5 19 (2.43%) PowerShell
6 13 (1.66%) VB
7 9 (1.15%) C
7 9 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.02%) PHP
9 7 (0.89%) Ruby
10 6 (0.77%) C++
11 5 (0.64%) Python
11 5 (0.64%) VBScript
12 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.26%) Lisp
13 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.13%) Erlang
13 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 783 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 348 (44.44%) CCNP
3 153 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 126 (16.09%) Security Cleared
5 121 (15.45%) MCSE
6 102 (13.03%) SC Cleared
7 56 (7.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 55 (7.02%) CCIE
9 52 (6.64%) CISSP
10 49 (6.26%) MCITP
11 45 (5.75%) Degree
12 42 (5.36%) CCSA
13 41 (5.24%) MCSA
14 40 (5.11%) MCP
15 38 (4.85%) JNCIA
16 35 (4.47%) DV Cleared
17 27 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
18 25 (3.19%) CCA
19 24 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
20 23 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.90%) SLA
2 17 (2.17%) QA
3 13 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.15%) JSP 440
4 9 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.38%) GPG13
7 2 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 120 (15.33%) Active Directory
2 59 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.96%) vSphere
4 29 (3.70%) XenApp
5 28 (3.58%) Hyper-V
6 24 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.40%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.28%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.28%) NFS
8 10 (1.28%) ProxySG
9 9 (1.15%) XenServer
10 6 (0.77%) Snort
11 5 (0.64%) Samba
12 4 (0.51%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.38%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.38%) KVM
13 3 (0.38%) Nmap
13 3 (0.38%) Squid
14 2 (0.26%) Xen
14 2 (0.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 34 (4.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (3.07%) SCCM
3 17 (2.17%) OPNET
4 14 (1.79%) Nessus
5 12 (1.53%) NetBackup
5 12 (1.53%) Puppet
6 10 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
8 7 (0.89%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.89%) SCOM
8 7 (0.89%) OpenView
9 6 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (0.77%) WSUS
10 5 (0.64%) MAILsweeper
11 4 (0.51%) HP NNM
11 4 (0.51%) Netcool
11 4 (0.51%) Salt
12 3 (0.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 602 (76.88%) Cisco
2 152 (19.41%) VMware
3 140 (17.88%) Juniper
4 138 (17.62%) Microsoft
5 109 (13.92%) HP
6 108 (13.79%) CheckPoint
7 104 (13.28%) Citrix
8 67 (8.56%) F5
9 36 (4.60%) Oracle
10 35 (4.47%) Blue Coat
11 34 (4.34%) McAfee
11 34 (4.34%) Nortel
12 31 (3.96%) Avaya
12 31 (3.96%) SolarWinds
13 24 (3.07%) Symantec
14 21 (2.68%) Dell
14 21 (2.68%) EMC
14 21 (2.68%) Riverbed
15 20 (2.55%) Red Hat
16 19 (2.43%) Mitel
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Up to £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £275 - £315 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Austin Fraser
Rate: £270 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago