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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 235 268 239
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -29
Contract jobs citing CCNA 537 401 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.73% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.97% 3.86% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 242 191
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 52
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+25.78% -14.63%

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
10795 10379 9094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.96% 18.99% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6459 5831 4877
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 452 499
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
England +14 499 £325 +4.00% 194
London +23 158 £315 -3.07% 55
South East -18 134 £350 +16.66% 56
North West -4 46 £300 +9.09% 15
Berkshire +5 42 £273 -0.90% 22
South West +19 39 £350 - 19
Yorkshire -13 38 £350 +14.28% 21
City of London -1 37 £339 +4.42% 14
East of England +7 31 £275 -8.33% 5
West Yorkshire -16 27 £350 +7.69% 12
West Midlands +6 25 £315 +26.63% 10
Leeds -6 25 £350 +7.69% 12
Manchester 0 24 £313 -3.84% 8
East Midlands +5 21 £275 -21.42% 10
Reading +5 21 £270 -36.47% 10
Hampshire -20 20 £388 +47.61% 7
Surrey +5 17 £375 +20.96% 8
Oxfordshire -8 17 £350 -17.64% 5
Scotland +4 16 £450 +89.47% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £475 +8.57% 6
Birmingham +2 14 £300 +14.28% 3
Wales +6 13 £250 -50.00% 4
Devon - 13 £263 -
Kent +1 12 £363 +3.57% 3
Cambridgeshire - 12 £243 - 4
Gloucestershire +4 11 £450 +200.00% 3
Cheltenham +3 10 £450 +200.00%
Southampton +4 9 £388 +49.03% 1
Milton Keynes +3 9 £375 -14.28% 2
Nottingham -5 9 £313 +15.74% 2

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1159 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 897 (77.39%) Cisco
3 545 (47.02%) CCNP
4 521 (44.95%) Firewall
5 381 (32.87%) LAN
6 375 (32.36%) WAN
7 301 (25.97%) Windows
8 277 (23.90%) ITIL
9 239 (20.62%) CheckPoint
9 239 (20.62%) VMware
10 215 (18.55%) Microsoft
11 209 (18.03%) Juniper
12 203 (17.52%) VPN
13 195 (16.82%) Cisco ASA
14 193 (16.65%) TCP/IP
15 181 (15.62%) Wireless
16 180 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 165 (14.24%) Active Directory
18 162 (13.98%) Security Cleared
19 159 (13.72%) Network Security
19 159 (13.72%) OSPF
20 157 (13.55%) BGP
21 154 (13.29%) DNS
21 154 (13.29%) F5
22 148 (12.77%) Linux
23 147 (12.68%) Data Centre
24 143 (12.34%) MPLS
25 137 (11.82%) VoIP
26 135 (11.65%) Telecoms
27 127 (10.96%) SC Cleared

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 74 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 33 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.90%) Lync
6 18 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (0.78%) CMS
9 9 (0.78%) IIS
10 6 (0.52%) Apache
11 4 (0.35%) nginx
11 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
12 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.17%) TPMS
13 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.17%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.086%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.086%) WebLogic
Applications
1 78 (6.73%) MS Office
2 67 (5.78%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.85%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.086%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.12%) Office 365
3 11 (0.95%) SaaS
4 10 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.69%) IaaS
6 7 (0.60%) PaaS
7 1 (0.086%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.086%) Yammer
7 1 (0.086%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.086%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 521 (44.95%) Firewall
2 381 (32.87%) LAN
3 375 (32.36%) WAN
4 203 (17.52%) VPN
5 195 (16.82%) Cisco ASA
6 193 (16.65%) TCP/IP
7 181 (15.62%) Wireless
8 159 (13.72%) OSPF
8 159 (13.72%) Network Security
9 157 (13.55%) BGP
10 154 (13.29%) DNS
11 143 (12.34%) MPLS
12 137 (11.82%) VoIP
13 122 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 101 (8.71%) VLAN
14 101 (8.71%) DHCP
15 95 (8.20%) Internet
16 90 (7.77%) SAN
17 84 (7.25%) EIGRP
18 78 (6.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (0.52%) MySQL
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.35%) Big Data
3 4 (0.35%) MS Access
4 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.086%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.086%) Redis
6 1 (0.086%) Informix
6 1 (0.086%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.086%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.086%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.086%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.43%) Hudson
3 5 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.26%) JIRA
5 2 (0.17%) StarTeam
General
1 135 (11.65%) Telecoms
2 111 (9.58%) Finance
3 27 (2.33%) Banking
4 20 (1.73%) Retail
5 14 (1.21%) Marketing
6 12 (1.04%) Local Government
7 9 (0.78%) Legal
8 8 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.60%) Spanish Language
9 7 (0.60%) Advertising
9 7 (0.60%) Publishing
9 7 (0.60%) Electronics
10 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.52%) French Language
11 5 (0.43%) German Language
11 5 (0.43%) Back Office
11 5 (0.43%) Games
12 4 (0.35%) Military
12 4 (0.35%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 488 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 119 (10.27%) Analyst
3 106 (9.15%) Support Engineer
4 83 (7.16%) Cisco Engineer
5 78 (6.73%) Network Support
6 62 (5.35%) Architect
7 56 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (4.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 54 (4.66%) Security Engineer
10 47 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support
11 46 (3.97%) Network Support Engineer
12 44 (3.80%) Network Analyst
13 39 (3.36%) Consultant
14 38 (3.28%) Senior Network Engineer
15 36 (3.11%) Support Analyst
16 35 (3.02%) Network Security Engineer
17 32 (2.76%) Project Manager
17 32 (2.76%) Administrator
17 32 (2.76%) Network Architect
18 29 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.64%) CSS
1 19 (1.64%) 802.1X
2 11 (0.95%) LAMP
3 8 (0.69%) XMPP
3 8 (0.69%) .NET
3 8 (0.69%) Web Services
4 7 (0.60%) XML
5 6 (0.52%) HTML
6 4 (0.35%) JSP
6 4 (0.35%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.26%) JSON
7 3 (0.26%) SOAP
7 3 (0.26%) Middleware
7 3 (0.26%) REST
8 2 (0.17%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.17%) WAP
8 2 (0.17%) MFC
9 1 (0.086%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.086%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 147 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 52 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (2.07%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.07%) PKI
4 23 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
4 23 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.38%) NHS
7 13 (1.12%) e-Health
8 9 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.69%) Replication
10 7 (0.60%) Clustering
10 7 (0.60%) Cryptography
11 6 (0.52%) CMDB
11 6 (0.52%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.52%) CLARiiON
11 6 (0.52%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.43%) GIS
12 5 (0.43%) IVR
12 5 (0.43%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 301 (25.97%) Windows
2 148 (12.77%) Linux
3 118 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (7.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (6.38%) UNIX
6 64 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 29 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 24 (2.07%) Solaris
10 23 (1.98%) Android
11 18 (1.55%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (1.04%) CentOS
14 9 (0.78%) Debian
15 8 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.60%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.52%) AIX
18 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000
19 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (23.90%) ITIL
2 95 (8.20%) Project Management
3 90 (7.77%) Network Design
4 79 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 65 (5.61%) Migration
6 63 (5.44%) Service Delivery
7 55 (4.75%) Network Monitoring
8 48 (4.14%) PRINCE2
9 47 (4.06%) Network Management
10 44 (3.80%) Change Management
11 42 (3.62%) ITIL V3
12 41 (3.54%) Configuration Management
13 39 (3.36%) Service Management
14 34 (2.93%) Incident Management
15 33 (2.85%) Information Security
16 30 (2.59%) Change Control
17 26 (2.24%) Kalman Filter
17 26 (2.24%) SIEM
18 24 (2.07%) Business Continuity
19 23 (1.98%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (6.56%) SQL
2 21 (1.81%) Perl
3 17 (1.47%) Python
4 12 (1.04%) PowerShell
4 12 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 10 (0.86%) C
6 9 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (0.69%) PHP
8 6 (0.52%) Ruby
8 6 (0.52%) Lisp
8 6 (0.52%) VBScript
9 3 (0.26%) Java
10 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.086%) C#
11 1 (0.086%) VB
11 1 (0.086%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.086%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1159 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 545 (47.02%) CCNP
3 180 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 162 (13.98%) Security Cleared
5 127 (10.96%) SC Cleared
6 126 (10.87%) MCSE
7 85 (7.33%) CCIE
8 77 (6.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 73 (6.30%) Degree
10 67 (5.78%) MCSA
11 56 (4.83%) CCSA
12 53 (4.57%) JNCIA
13 49 (4.23%) MCITP
14 48 (4.14%) CISSP
15 43 (3.71%) A+ Certification
15 43 (3.71%) CCDP
16 41 (3.54%) MCP
17 33 (2.85%) Network+ Certification
18 32 (2.76%) CCSE
19 31 (2.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.21%) SLA
2 17 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (1.47%) QA
3 11 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.60%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.52%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.35%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) BS7799
9 1 (0.086%) TickIT
9 1 (0.086%) BS25999
9 1 (0.086%) GPG13
9 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 165 (14.24%) Active Directory
2 123 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (5.26%) vSphere
4 46 (3.97%) Hyper-V
4 46 (3.97%) XenApp
5 33 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (1.29%) ProxySG
7 11 (0.95%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.95%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.78%) vCloud
8 9 (0.78%) KVM
9 8 (0.69%) NFS
10 7 (0.60%) XenServer
11 6 (0.52%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.52%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.43%) Firmware
12 5 (0.43%) Snort
12 5 (0.43%) Squid
13 4 (0.35%) Xen
13 4 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 33 (2.85%) SCCM
3 19 (1.64%) SCOM
4 15 (1.29%) Backup Exec
5 13 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
6 12 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
7 11 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
8 10 (0.86%) OPNET
9 9 (0.78%) Puppet
9 9 (0.78%) FortiGate
10 8 (0.69%) OpenView
10 8 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (0.60%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.60%) Nmap
12 6 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.52%) Cacti
13 5 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 897 (77.39%) Cisco
2 239 (20.62%) CheckPoint
2 239 (20.62%) VMware
3 215 (18.55%) Microsoft
4 209 (18.03%) Juniper
5 154 (13.29%) F5
6 113 (9.75%) Citrix
7 106 (9.15%) HP
8 48 (4.14%) SolarWinds
9 44 (3.80%) Blue Coat
10 39 (3.36%) Avaya
11 38 (3.28%) Dell
11 38 (3.28%) Oracle
12 37 (3.19%) McAfee
13 31 (2.67%) Remedy
13 31 (2.67%) NetApp
14 27 (2.33%) Symantec
14 27 (2.33%) Aruba
15 26 (2.24%) Apple
16 25 (2.16%) Nokia
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £635 to £685 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £221.89 - £244.08 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Croydon, Surrey
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.00 - £16.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 6 Month Fixed Term Contract with opt
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £480.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Rate: £19 - 23 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £289.25 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £205 - £225 per annum, Benefits Petrol Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago