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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 202 299 232
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -67
Contract jobs citing CCNA 598 348 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.55% 3.23% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 192 197
Average daily rate
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£306 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 22 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.40 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -7.00%

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
10772 10777 8865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.33% 19.52% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6112 6123 4725
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 535 480
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +89 558 £313 +6.38% 240
London +53 193 £320 +2.40% 77
South East +38 154 £320 +18.51% 50
Hampshire +19 53 £278 +10.98% 14
West Midlands +18 47 £320 -5.18% 21
Yorkshire +18 44 £300 -22.58% 30
Berkshire -3 38 £363 +68.60% 14
City of London +18 36 £293 +3.53% 19
North West -15 34 £303 +35.95% 17
East of England +33 31 £250 -16.66% 10
South West +17 28 £450 +48.76% 24
Surrey +18 25 £278 -11.20% 13
West Yorkshire +7 25 £350 -3.44% 15
Birmingham +20 22 £333 -21.76% 2
East Midlands +22 21 £425 -15.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +8 20 £393 +57.00% 4
Scotland +10 19 £275 -15.38% 7
Milton Keynes +6 18 £450 -14.28% 3
Manchester -10 18 £230 -7.07% 10
Reading +3 16 £288 +47.43% 6
Wales +5 15 £220 -48.98% 8
Leeds -3 15 £350 +26.12% 12
Bristol +15 13 £450 +227.27% 5
Hertfordshire +10 11 £375 +25.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 11 £300 - 3
South Wales +6 10 £170 -60.57% 7
South Yorkshire - 10 £300 - 5
Nottingham 0 9 £300 - 3
Essex +8 8 £263 -34.37% 3
Cheshire -6 8 £500 +253.98% 2

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1077 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 861 (79.94%) Cisco
3 497 (46.15%) Firewall
4 494 (45.87%) CCNP
5 373 (34.63%) LAN
6 342 (31.75%) WAN
7 275 (25.53%) Windows
8 238 (22.10%) ITIL
9 215 (19.96%) Cisco ASA
10 210 (19.50%) VMware
11 203 (18.85%) VPN
12 195 (18.11%) Microsoft
13 193 (17.92%) Juniper
14 179 (16.62%) BGP
14 179 (16.62%) Linux
15 168 (15.60%) CheckPoint
15 168 (15.60%) Security Cleared
16 167 (15.51%) MPLS
17 165 (15.32%) TCP/IP
18 159 (14.76%) Microsoft Certification
19 156 (14.48%) OSPF
20 153 (14.21%) F5
21 147 (13.65%) Active Directory
22 146 (13.56%) Wireless
23 135 (12.53%) VoIP
24 134 (12.44%) Telecoms
25 131 (12.16%) Network Security
26 121 (11.23%) SC Cleared
27 120 (11.14%) DNS
28 115 (10.68%) Finance

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 69 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 29 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.32%) IIS
4 18 (1.67%) Lync
5 15 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (1.11%) Apache
8 10 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.74%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.74%) nginx
10 5 (0.46%) MediaWiki
10 5 (0.46%) Confluence
11 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.19%) SAS
13 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.093%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (5.11%) MS Office
2 53 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 33 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.46%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.02%) Office 365
1 11 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 497 (46.15%) Firewall
2 373 (34.63%) LAN
3 342 (31.75%) WAN
4 215 (19.96%) Cisco ASA
5 203 (18.85%) VPN
6 179 (16.62%) BGP
7 167 (15.51%) MPLS
8 165 (15.32%) TCP/IP
9 156 (14.48%) OSPF
10 146 (13.56%) Wireless
11 135 (12.53%) VoIP
12 131 (12.16%) Network Security
13 120 (11.14%) DNS
14 106 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
14 106 (9.84%) EIGRP
15 87 (8.08%) Ethernet
16 86 (7.99%) VLAN
17 80 (7.43%) DHCP
18 79 (7.34%) Internet
18 79 (7.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.30%) MySQL
3 12 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.37%) MS Access
7 3 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.19%) Informix
8 2 (0.19%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.093%) Big Data
9 1 (0.093%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.093%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (1.58%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.49%) Hudson
3 8 (0.74%) JIRA
4 5 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.46%) StarTeam
4 5 (0.46%) Subversion
5 4 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.19%) Ant
7 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.093%) Metasploit
General
1 134 (12.44%) Telecoms
2 115 (10.68%) Finance
3 47 (4.36%) Banking
4 18 (1.67%) Retail
5 17 (1.58%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.39%) Marketing
7 11 (1.02%) Legal
8 8 (0.74%) Local Government
9 7 (0.65%) Spanish Language
9 7 (0.65%) Back Office
10 6 (0.56%) Games
10 6 (0.56%) Electronics
10 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.37%) Advertising
11 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.37%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.28%) Military
13 2 (0.19%) Publishing
13 2 (0.19%) Automotive
13 2 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 447 (41.50%) Network Engineer
2 121 (11.23%) Analyst
3 112 (10.40%) Support Engineer
4 97 (9.01%) Network Support
5 74 (6.87%) Cisco Engineer
6 57 (5.29%) Network Support Engineer
7 50 (4.64%) Network Analyst
8 48 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 47 (4.36%) Security Engineer
10 43 (3.99%) Architect
11 41 (3.81%) Consultant
12 40 (3.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 36 (3.34%) Network Security Engineer
13 36 (3.34%) Senior Network Engineer
14 34 (3.16%) Operations Engineer
15 33 (3.06%) IP Engineer
16 32 (2.97%) Support Analyst
17 29 (2.69%) Implementation Engineer
18 27 (2.51%) 2nd Line Support
18 27 (2.51%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.95%) XMPP
2 17 (1.58%) HTML
3 14 (1.30%) JSP
4 12 (1.11%) .NET
5 9 (0.84%) XML
6 8 (0.74%) WAP
6 8 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.56%) Web Services
8 5 (0.46%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.46%) CSS
9 4 (0.37%) LAMP
9 4 (0.37%) SOAP
10 3 (0.28%) REST
10 3 (0.28%) JSON
11 2 (0.19%) MFC
11 2 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.19%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.19%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.093%) YAML
12 1 (0.093%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
3 27 (2.51%) PKI
4 25 (2.32%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.86%) Blackberry
6 14 (1.30%) Clustering
7 13 (1.21%) NHS
8 12 (1.11%) CMDB
8 12 (1.11%) Wiki
9 11 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.93%) IVR
11 9 (0.84%) e-Health
12 8 (0.74%) Handset
12 8 (0.74%) Open Source
13 5 (0.46%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.46%) Replication
14 4 (0.37%) CLARiiON
14 4 (0.37%) CESG
14 4 (0.37%) Statistics
14 4 (0.37%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 275 (25.53%) Windows
2 179 (16.62%) Linux
3 97 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (8.45%) UNIX
5 76 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (5.20%) Windows 7
8 24 (2.23%) CentOS
9 23 (2.14%) Windows 8
9 23 (2.14%) Windows XP
10 21 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.86%) Solaris
12 14 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (1.21%) Android
14 10 (0.93%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.84%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.84%) Debian
16 8 (0.74%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.46%) AIX
18 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (22.10%) ITIL
2 101 (9.38%) Network Design
3 84 (7.80%) Network Management
3 84 (7.80%) Load Balancing
4 74 (6.87%) Network Monitoring
5 68 (6.31%) Project Management
6 59 (5.48%) Migration
7 52 (4.83%) Configuration Management
8 50 (4.64%) Service Delivery
9 47 (4.36%) Change Management
10 42 (3.90%) ITIL V3
10 42 (3.90%) Incident Management
11 41 (3.81%) PRINCE2
12 34 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
13 31 (2.88%) Service Management
14 30 (2.79%) Information Security
15 29 (2.69%) Business Continuity
15 29 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
16 27 (2.51%) Disaster Recovery
17 25 (2.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 60 (5.57%) SQL
2 44 (4.09%) Perl
3 39 (3.62%) Python
4 24 (2.23%) Bash Shell
5 21 (1.95%) PHP
6 20 (1.86%) JavaScript
7 18 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.21%) Ruby
9 11 (1.02%) VBScript
10 8 (0.74%) VB
10 8 (0.74%) C
11 7 (0.65%) Lisp
12 4 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.28%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.19%) Java
15 1 (0.093%) Groovy
15 1 (0.093%) Erlang
15 1 (0.093%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1077 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 494 (45.87%) CCNP
3 168 (15.60%) Security Cleared
4 159 (14.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 121 (11.23%) SC Cleared
6 113 (10.49%) MCSE
7 83 (7.71%) CCIE
8 60 (5.57%) Degree
9 49 (4.55%) CCDP
10 46 (4.27%) CCIP
10 46 (4.27%) MCSA
11 44 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 43 (3.99%) DV Cleared
13 41 (3.81%) JNCIA
14 32 (2.97%) MCITP
15 31 (2.88%) A+ Certification
16 30 (2.79%) MCP
17 28 (2.60%) JNCIP
18 26 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
19 24 (2.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.96%) SLA
2 24 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.02%) JSP 440
4 9 (0.84%) QA
4 9 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.56%) GPG13
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.093%) COBIT
7 1 (0.093%) BS25999
7 1 (0.093%) TickIT
7 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 147 (13.65%) Active Directory
2 110 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.71%) vSphere
4 33 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 30 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (2.14%) XenApp
7 16 (1.49%) Firmware
8 15 (1.39%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.30%) XenServer
9 14 (1.30%) KVM
10 10 (0.93%) vCloud
11 8 (0.74%) Samba
11 8 (0.74%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.74%) Snort
11 8 (0.74%) Squid
11 8 (0.74%) Postfix
12 6 (0.56%) ProxySG
13 5 (0.46%) iptables
14 4 (0.37%) NFS
14 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (2.88%) SCCM
2 26 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 25 (2.32%) FortiGate
4 18 (1.67%) Puppet
5 13 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.11%) OPNET
6 12 (1.11%) NetBackup
6 12 (1.11%) Ansible
7 11 (1.02%) Salt
7 11 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
8 10 (0.93%) OpenView
9 9 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (0.74%) HP NNM
10 8 (0.74%) Nessus
11 7 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
11 7 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
11 7 (0.65%) Nagios
12 6 (0.56%) Netcool
12 6 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 861 (79.94%) Cisco
2 210 (19.50%) VMware
3 195 (18.11%) Microsoft
4 193 (17.92%) Juniper
5 168 (15.60%) CheckPoint
6 153 (14.21%) F5
7 94 (8.73%) HP
8 81 (7.52%) Citrix
9 55 (5.11%) SolarWinds
10 39 (3.62%) Blue Coat
11 38 (3.53%) Avaya
12 36 (3.34%) McAfee
12 36 (3.34%) BT
13 34 (3.16%) NetApp
14 24 (2.23%) Remedy
15 20 (1.86%) Riverbed
15 20 (1.86%) Fortinet
16 19 (1.76%) Nortel
16 19 (1.76%) Oracle
17 18 (1.67%) Dell
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £160 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £12.50 - £13 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
iKonnect
Posted: 12 days ago
Lewisham
Venturi
Rate: £24 - £25 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Gwent
CPS Group
Rate: Flexible upon Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Neg
Posted: 17 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago