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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 224 251 251
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing CCNA 594 546 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.95% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.40% 4.89% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 326 312
Median daily rate £325 £310 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 27
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £48.17 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.60% +5.95%

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
11004 11168 11309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.56% 19.52% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6795 6733 6258
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 526 481
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.40 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +29 547 £325 +3.17% 179
London -6 153 £400 +29.03% 44
South East -20 103 £343 -2.14% 52
East of England +47 76 £300 +20.00% 8
South West +32 65 £300 -14.28% 17
West Midlands +1 48 £388 +38.39% 17
North West +25 40 £325 -13.33% 14
Yorkshire +10 39 £325 +1.96% 10
City of London +19 33 £425 +13.33% 11
Hertfordshire +17 30 £320 +68.42% 5
Scotland +11 30 £275 +15.78% 4
Hampshire +14 29 £390 +4.00% 12
Berkshire +7 25 £381 +82.63% 6
Shropshire - 21 £600 - 4
West Yorkshire +6 20 £360 -10.00% 9
Telford - 20 £600 - 4
Bedfordshire +7 18 £330 +10.00%
Wiltshire +18 17 £320 -8.57% 5
Bristol +12 16 £334 +13.13% 3
East Midlands -17 16 £306 +11.36% 13
Buckinghamshire +19 15 £338 - 3
Reading +18 15 £225 +16.88% 2
Watford - 15 £310 -
Essex - 15 £300 - 2
Gloucestershire +9 14 £275 -31.25% 3
Lancashire +29 13 £525 +40.00%
Milton Keynes +22 13 £338 +14.40% 3
Surrey +6 13 £200 -45.20% 15
Leeds +3 13 £360 -10.00% 6
Manchester -6 13 £325 -23.52% 10

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 1205 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 942 (78.17%) Cisco
3 631 (52.37%) CCNP
4 592 (49.13%) Firewall
5 415 (34.44%) LAN
6 398 (33.03%) WAN
7 295 (24.48%) CheckPoint
8 251 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 243 (20.17%) Microsoft
9 243 (20.17%) Windows
10 239 (19.83%) Network Security
11 221 (18.34%) ITIL
12 219 (18.17%) Wireless
13 217 (18.01%) Cisco ASA
14 212 (17.59%) Juniper
15 207 (17.18%) SC Cleared
16 195 (16.18%) Data Centre
17 190 (15.77%) VMware
18 179 (14.85%) VPN
19 177 (14.69%) TCP/IP
20 152 (12.61%) Windows Server
21 150 (12.45%) Active Directory
22 146 (12.12%) VoIP
22 146 (12.12%) F5
23 145 (12.03%) MPLS
24 141 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
25 136 (11.29%) OSPF
26 133 (11.04%) Finance
27 132 (10.95%) Cisco Nexus
28 131 (10.87%) DNS

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 59 (4.90%) MS Exchange
2 35 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (2.24%) OpenStack
4 25 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.83%) IIS
6 21 (1.74%) Apache
7 11 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.91%) Skype for Business
7 11 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.41%) JBoss
10 5 (0.41%) nginx
11 4 (0.33%) Confluence
11 4 (0.33%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.33%) MediaWiki
11 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.17%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 107 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.15%) MS Office
3 38 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.58%) MS Project
6 5 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.083%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.083%) Eikon
3 1 (0.083%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.07%) Office 365
2 28 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.08%) SaaS
5 12 (1.00%) PaaS
6 9 (0.75%) IaaS
7 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.17%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.083%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.083%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 592 (49.13%) Firewall
2 415 (34.44%) LAN
3 398 (33.03%) WAN
4 239 (19.83%) Network Security
5 219 (18.17%) Wireless
6 217 (18.01%) Cisco ASA
7 179 (14.85%) VPN
8 177 (14.69%) TCP/IP
9 146 (12.12%) VoIP
10 145 (12.03%) MPLS
11 136 (11.29%) OSPF
12 132 (10.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 131 (10.87%) DNS
14 129 (10.71%) BGP
15 114 (9.46%) VLAN
16 96 (7.97%) Internet
17 95 (7.88%) DHCP
18 89 (7.39%) SAN
19 68 (5.64%) EIGRP
20 62 (5.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.41%) MySQL
3 9 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.083%) DB2
10 1 (0.083%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.083%) Informix
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 17 (1.41%) LoadRunner
2 14 (1.16%) HP UFT
3 13 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.75%) JIRA
6 7 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.58%) StarTeam
6 7 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.33%) Hudson
8 4 (0.33%) Subversion
9 2 (0.17%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.083%) MSI
General
1 133 (11.04%) Finance
2 89 (7.39%) Telecoms
3 33 (2.74%) Banking
4 25 (2.07%) Retail
5 19 (1.58%) Legal
6 11 (0.91%) Local Government
7 9 (0.75%) Back Office
7 9 (0.75%) German Language
7 9 (0.75%) Military
8 6 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
9 5 (0.41%) French Language
10 4 (0.33%) Advertising
10 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.33%) Automotive
10 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.25%) Billing
11 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 587 (48.71%) Network Engineer
2 180 (14.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 141 (11.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 101 (8.38%) Support Engineer
5 92 (7.63%) Analyst
6 90 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 76 (6.31%) Security Engineer
8 61 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
9 60 (4.98%) Network Support
10 59 (4.90%) Architect
10 59 (4.90%) Network Analyst
11 58 (4.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 50 (4.15%) Network Support Engineer
13 48 (3.98%) Senior Network Engineer
14 45 (3.73%) Firewall Engineer
15 44 (3.65%) Administrator
16 41 (3.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 41 (3.40%) Consultant
17 36 (2.99%) Voice Engineer
18 30 (2.49%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 17 (1.41%) .NET
2 17 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 17 (1.41%) Middleware
3 16 (1.33%) HTML
4 14 (1.16%) JSP
4 14 (1.16%) XMPP
5 13 (1.08%) CSS
6 12 (1.00%) LAMP
7 8 (0.66%) libvirt
7 8 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (0.66%) Web Services
8 3 (0.25%) OAuth
8 3 (0.25%) SAML
8 3 (0.25%) WAP
9 2 (0.17%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.17%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.17%) WCF
9 2 (0.17%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 195 (16.18%) Data Centre
2 86 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 36 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
6 25 (2.07%) Driving Licence
7 22 (1.83%) NHS
7 22 (1.83%) User Experience
8 16 (1.33%) Clustering
9 12 (1.00%) IVR
10 11 (0.91%) Cryptography
10 11 (0.91%) EMC VNX
10 11 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 10 (0.83%) Hedge funds
11 10 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (0.83%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.75%) CESG
12 9 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.66%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 243 (20.17%) Windows
2 152 (12.61%) Windows Server
3 121 (10.04%) Linux
4 83 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (3.24%) Windows 7
8 36 (2.99%) Unix
9 13 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.00%) CentOS
11 11 (0.91%) Solaris
11 11 (0.91%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.58%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.50%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.41%) Debian
15 5 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.41%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (18.34%) ITIL
2 122 (10.12%) Network Management
3 110 (9.13%) Load Balancing
4 78 (6.47%) Network Design
5 71 (5.89%) Migration
6 64 (5.31%) Network Monitoring
7 53 (4.40%) Change Management
7 53 (4.40%) Project Management
8 45 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
9 42 (3.49%) Service Delivery
10 36 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
11 34 (2.82%) ITIL V3
11 34 (2.82%) Service Management
12 33 (2.74%) PRINCE2
12 33 (2.74%) Problem Management
12 33 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
13 32 (2.66%) Configuration Management
14 31 (2.57%) Change Control
14 31 (2.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 31 (2.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 73 (6.06%) SQL
2 41 (3.40%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.49%) Python
4 22 (1.83%) Java
5 19 (1.58%) Perl
6 18 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.49%) VB
7 16 (1.33%) C#
8 14 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.08%) C
10 10 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.66%) VBScript
12 7 (0.58%) PHP
13 2 (0.17%) Ruby
14 1 (0.083%) C++
14 1 (0.083%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1205 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 631 (52.37%) CCNP
3 251 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 207 (17.18%) SC Cleared
5 141 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 129 (10.71%) CCIE
7 112 (9.29%) MCSE
8 78 (6.47%) Degree
9 66 (5.48%) MCP
10 65 (5.39%) CCDP
11 49 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 41 (3.40%) CCDA
13 40 (3.32%) CCA
13 40 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
14 37 (3.07%) CCSA
14 37 (3.07%) JNCIA
15 35 (2.90%) MCSA
16 30 (2.49%) CISSP
16 30 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (2.24%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.90%) SLA
2 18 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.41%) QA
4 14 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.41%) COBIT
6 5 (0.41%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.25%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.25%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) Def Stans
System Software
1 150 (12.45%) Active Directory
2 105 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.40%) vSphere
4 36 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.33%) VMware ESX
5 16 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.16%) XenServer
7 13 (1.08%) Firmware
8 12 (1.00%) iptables
9 11 (0.91%) vCloud
10 10 (0.83%) NFS
10 10 (0.83%) XenApp
11 8 (0.66%) KVM
12 7 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.33%) NDS
13 4 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.33%) Postfix
13 4 (0.33%) Samba
13 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (4.32%) FortiGate
2 42 (3.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 40 (3.32%) SCCM
4 29 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
5 25 (2.07%) Nagios
6 22 (1.83%) Puppet
7 18 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
8 14 (1.16%) Backup Exec
8 14 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
9 13 (1.08%) SCOM
10 12 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (0.83%) OpenView
11 10 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
12 8 (0.66%) Cacti
12 8 (0.66%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.58%) OPNET
13 7 (0.58%) SmokePing
14 5 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (0.33%) Netcool
15 4 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 942 (78.17%) Cisco
2 295 (24.48%) CheckPoint
3 243 (20.17%) Microsoft
4 212 (17.59%) Juniper
5 190 (15.77%) VMware
6 146 (12.12%) F5
7 126 (10.46%) HP
8 92 (7.63%) Citrix
9 83 (6.89%) Fortinet
10 80 (6.64%) Palo Alto
11 56 (4.65%) SolarWinds
12 42 (3.49%) Oracle
13 39 (3.24%) Riverbed
14 33 (2.74%) Aruba
14 33 (2.74%) Intel Security
15 32 (2.66%) TippingPoint
16 31 (2.57%) Dell
17 25 (2.07%) NetApp
18 23 (1.91%) Red Hat
19 21 (1.74%) Avaya
Fleet, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified Market Leading
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Man
Project Resourcing
Rate: £350-400 pd & £1k pm allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Morden, Surrey
Candidate Source
Rate: £16.86 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £25.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
TEKsystems
Rate: £260 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £374 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago