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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 229 219 327
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +108
Contract jobs citing CCNA 597 607 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 1.07% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.03% 5.47% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 342 182
Median daily rate £320 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 23
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.69 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £44.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -

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
11871 11091 10725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 19.55% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7464 6267 6098
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 557 544
Median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -24 517 £320 +3.22% 170
London -41 161 £285 -9.88% 60
South East -32 132 £350 +9.37% 44
North West +12 57 £220 -21.42% 12
Hampshire +4 55 £373 +34.41% 10
Scotland +11 52 £310 +5.98% 8
South West +31 50 £350 +16.66% 12
Berkshire +2 40 £344 +1.85% 14
West Midlands -26 38 £330 +3.12% 13
East of England +4 26 £250 - 7
Gloucestershire +27 24 £366 -18.66% 1
Yorkshire -19 24 £350 +16.66% 13
Manchester -4 22 £200 -19.19% 9
City of London +29 21 £338 +15.38% 12
Cheshire +7 20 £275 -45.00% 3
Renfrewshire -18 18 £300 -13.18%
Southampton +27 17 £350 -3.44% 2
Reading -6 16 £350 +21.73% 5
Erskine -26 16 £309 -10.43%
South Yorkshire 0 15 £320 +6.66% 1
Birmingham -9 15 £313 -3.84% 3
Oxfordshire +15 14 £298 -27.61% 3
Sheffield -11 14 £346 +15.41% 1
Basingstoke +3 13 £225 -43.75% 4
North East -19 13 £239 +19.50% 1
Surrey -20 13 £250 -9.90% 8
Lancashire +12 11 £325 -
Wales 0 11 £345 +56.81% 7
East Midlands -3 11 £228 -46.47% 8
Tyne and Wear -23 10 £240 -

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1082 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 860 (79.48%) Cisco
3 513 (47.41%) CCNP
4 470 (43.44%) Firewall
5 346 (31.98%) LAN
6 324 (29.94%) WAN
7 252 (23.29%) ITIL
8 238 (22.00%) Security Cleared
9 231 (21.35%) Windows
10 202 (18.67%) SC Cleared
11 195 (18.02%) VMware
12 192 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
13 190 (17.56%) Wireless
14 183 (16.91%) Microsoft
15 176 (16.27%) CheckPoint
16 175 (16.17%) Network Security
17 174 (16.08%) Juniper
18 169 (15.62%) TCP/IP
19 155 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 153 (14.14%) MPLS
21 149 (13.77%) Data Centre
22 147 (13.59%) HP
23 142 (13.12%) Linux
24 138 (12.75%) VPN
25 133 (12.29%) Active Directory
26 121 (11.18%) F5
26 121 (11.18%) Cisco Nexus
27 117 (10.81%) BGP
28 115 (10.63%) MCSE
29 113 (10.44%) VoIP

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 64 (5.91%) MS Exchange
2 28 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (1.94%) OpenStack
4 20 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (1.39%) IIS
6 14 (1.29%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.20%) Apache
8 9 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.74%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.65%) JBoss
11 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.28%) nginx
12 3 (0.28%) SAS
12 3 (0.28%) Zimbra
13 2 (0.18%) CICS
13 2 (0.18%) Confluence
13 2 (0.18%) MediaWiki
14 1 (0.092%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.092%) Smallworld
Applications
1 86 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.14%) MS Office
3 13 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.37%) MS Project
5 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Eikon
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) Primavera
5 1 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.092%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.57%) Office 365
3 12 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.83%) PaaS
5 6 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.55%) IaaS
6 5 (0.46%) SaaS
7 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.18%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.092%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.092%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.092%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.092%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.092%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 470 (43.44%) Firewall
2 346 (31.98%) LAN
3 324 (29.94%) WAN
4 192 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
5 190 (17.56%) Wireless
6 175 (16.17%) Network Security
7 169 (15.62%) TCP/IP
8 153 (14.14%) MPLS
9 138 (12.75%) VPN
10 121 (11.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 117 (10.81%) BGP
12 113 (10.44%) VoIP
13 103 (9.52%) DNS
14 87 (8.04%) OSPF
15 81 (7.49%) DHCP
16 79 (7.30%) Internet
17 75 (6.93%) SAN
18 73 (6.75%) EIGRP
19 64 (5.91%) VLAN
20 55 (5.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.57%) MySQL
3 12 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.46%) DB2
5 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.092%) Big Data
8 1 (0.092%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.092%) Informix
8 1 (0.092%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.092%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
2 20 (1.85%) StarTeam
3 11 (1.02%) LoadRunner
4 7 (0.65%) HP UFT
4 7 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.37%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.18%) Hudson
6 2 (0.18%) JIRA
6 2 (0.18%) Subversion
7 1 (0.092%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.092%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.092%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.092%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 112 (10.35%) Finance
2 87 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.22%) Retail
4 23 (2.13%) Banking
5 13 (1.20%) French Language
6 12 (1.11%) Back Office
6 12 (1.11%) Law
6 12 (1.11%) Legal
6 12 (1.11%) Marketing
7 11 (1.02%) German Language
8 8 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.37%) Local Government
10 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.28%) Advertising
11 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.28%) Electronics
11 3 (0.28%) Military
11 3 (0.28%) Publishing
12 2 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 527 (48.71%) Network Engineer
2 168 (15.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 133 (12.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 128 (11.83%) Support Engineer
5 86 (7.95%) Network Support
6 84 (7.76%) Analyst
7 73 (6.75%) Architect
8 70 (6.47%) Network Support Engineer
8 70 (6.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 65 (6.01%) Security Engineer
10 61 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 59 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
12 54 (4.99%) Senior Network Engineer
13 44 (4.07%) Cisco Support
14 43 (3.97%) Network Analyst
15 41 (3.79%) Consultant
16 40 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 36 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
18 32 (2.96%) Network Architect
19 31 (2.87%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.68%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.11%) .NET
2 12 (1.11%) Middleware
3 11 (1.02%) Web Services
4 10 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 10 (0.92%) XMPP
5 9 (0.83%) HTML
5 9 (0.83%) LAMP
6 7 (0.65%) JSP
7 6 (0.55%) CSS
7 6 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (0.55%) SAML
8 5 (0.46%) WAP
9 2 (0.18%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.18%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.18%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.18%) libvirt
9 2 (0.18%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.092%) RFC 2547
10 1 (0.092%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 149 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 45 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (1.85%) Driving Licence
6 20 (1.85%) EMC VNX
7 18 (1.66%) Cryptography
8 13 (1.20%) NHS
9 12 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.02%) Replication
11 10 (0.92%) PKI
12 9 (0.83%) e-Health
13 8 (0.74%) CESG
13 8 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.74%) Clustering
13 8 (0.74%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.55%) Blog
14 6 (0.55%) IVR
14 6 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 231 (21.35%) Windows
2 142 (13.12%) Linux
3 111 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 69 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (4.81%) Unix
7 47 (4.34%) Windows 7
8 46 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (1.76%) AIX
10 18 (1.66%) Windows XP
11 17 (1.57%) CentOS
11 17 (1.57%) Windows 10
12 12 (1.11%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.83%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.65%) SUSE
14 7 (0.65%) Windows NT
15 6 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (23.29%) ITIL
2 83 (7.67%) Load Balancing
3 67 (6.19%) Change Management
4 62 (5.73%) Service Delivery
5 59 (5.45%) Project Management
6 58 (5.36%) Network Design
7 56 (5.18%) Network Management
8 52 (4.81%) Migration
9 50 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
10 46 (4.25%) Incident Management
11 45 (4.16%) Information Security
12 43 (3.97%) PRINCE2
13 37 (3.42%) Configuration Management
14 31 (2.87%) Problem Management
15 29 (2.68%) TOGAF
16 26 (2.40%) ITIL V3
16 26 (2.40%) Network Architecture
16 26 (2.40%) Requirements Management
17 24 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (2.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 64 (5.91%) SQL
2 29 (2.68%) C
3 22 (2.03%) Java
4 18 (1.66%) Python
5 17 (1.57%) PowerShell
6 13 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 13 (1.20%) Perl
7 12 (1.11%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.74%) C#
8 8 (0.74%) VB
9 6 (0.55%) Ruby
10 5 (0.46%) PHP
10 5 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.37%) VBScript
12 3 (0.28%) AWK
13 2 (0.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 1082 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 513 (47.41%) CCNP
3 238 (22.00%) Security Cleared
4 202 (18.67%) SC Cleared
5 155 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 115 (10.63%) MCSE
7 90 (8.32%) CCIE
8 74 (6.84%) Degree
9 60 (5.55%) MCSA
10 57 (5.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 55 (5.08%) CCDP
12 40 (3.70%) CCDA
13 39 (3.60%) MCP
14 37 (3.42%) CISSP
15 33 (3.05%) JNCIA
16 31 (2.87%) MCITP
17 30 (2.77%) DV Cleared
18 26 (2.40%) CCSA
19 20 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
20 18 (1.66%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.73%) SLA
2 34 (3.14%) QA
3 22 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.55%) COBIT
7 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.092%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.092%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (12.29%) Active Directory
2 111 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (4.44%) vSphere
4 39 (3.60%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.29%) NFS
6 14 (1.29%) VMware ESX
7 12 (1.11%) XenApp
8 11 (1.02%) XenServer
9 9 (0.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 9 (0.83%) iptables
10 7 (0.65%) Terminal Server
11 6 (0.55%) Firmware
11 6 (0.55%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.55%) Samba
12 5 (0.46%) vCloud
13 4 (0.37%) Ceph
14 3 (0.28%) Postfix
14 3 (0.28%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 18 (1.66%) NetBackup
2 18 (1.66%) SCCM
2 18 (1.66%) SCOM
3 16 (1.48%) Puppet
4 15 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (1.39%) Tivoli
5 14 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
6 13 (1.20%) OpenView
7 11 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
7 11 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
8 10 (0.92%) Netcool
9 8 (0.74%) Nagios
10 7 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (0.55%) Ansible
11 6 (0.55%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.55%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 860 (79.48%) Cisco
2 195 (18.02%) VMware
3 183 (16.91%) Microsoft
4 176 (16.27%) CheckPoint
5 174 (16.08%) Juniper
6 147 (13.59%) HP
7 121 (11.18%) F5
8 79 (7.30%) Citrix
9 44 (4.07%) Remedy
10 42 (3.88%) EMC
11 40 (3.70%) Fortinet
11 40 (3.70%) Oracle
12 38 (3.51%) SolarWinds
13 33 (3.05%) Red Hat
14 32 (2.96%) Palo Alto
15 30 (2.77%) Aruba
16 29 (2.68%) Dell
17 28 (2.59%) NetApp
18 25 (2.31%) IBM
19 24 (2.22%) NICE Systems
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £290 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £25,000 - £35,000 per year plus on-going training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hillingdon
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £100.00 - £130 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Plymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago