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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 212 268 232
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -36
Contract jobs citing CCNA 545 344 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 0.67% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.93% 3.73% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 189 185
Average daily rate
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£325 £316 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.23 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
11050 9216 8730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.49% 18.00% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6480 5130 4573
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 401 602
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 29 December 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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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 +60 518 £325 +4.83% 144
London +28 167 £338 +2.27% 50
South East +48 149 £331 -1.11% 41
South West -1 51 £250 +3.09% 14
Hampshire +14 45 £325 +18.18% 19
North West +17 40 £370 +21.31% 6
Berkshire +16 38 £320 -17.41% 8
Yorkshire +9 34 £306 +53.12% 18
West Midlands +9 34 £331 +32.50% 8
City of London +2 31 £375 +3.44% 20
Manchester +9 30 £408 +35.83% 3
Surrey +4 26 £430 +13.15% 4
East of England -17 23 £276 -7.91% 5
Devon +10 18 £263 - 3
Buckinghamshire -3 18 £410 +22.38% 6
Milton Keynes - 17 £335 - 5
West Yorkshire -9 16 £331 +65.62% 14
South Yorkshire - 16 £230 - 2
East Midlands +15 13 £300 +20.00% 1
Guildford +2 13 £450 +18.42% 1
Sheffield - 13 £240 - 2
Bristol -7 12 £325 +80.55% 5
Scotland -7 12 £238 -29.62% 5
Leeds -8 12 £325 -18.75% 13
Hertfordshire +9 11 £600 +71.42% 3
Wiltshire -10 11 £235 -10.47% 3
Portsmouth - 11 £325 - 6
Reading +17 10 £335 -16.25% 3
Exeter - 10 £250 - 3
West Sussex +3 9 £310 -

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1045 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 839 (80.29%) Cisco
3 493 (47.18%) Firewall
4 483 (46.22%) CCNP
5 351 (33.59%) LAN
6 344 (32.92%) WAN
7 265 (25.36%) Windows
8 253 (24.21%) ITIL
9 203 (19.43%) Juniper
10 202 (19.33%) VMware
11 194 (18.56%) Security Cleared
12 185 (17.70%) CheckPoint
13 182 (17.42%) Cisco ASA
14 178 (17.03%) Linux
15 165 (15.79%) BGP
16 164 (15.69%) VPN
17 153 (14.64%) MPLS
18 150 (14.35%) Microsoft
19 147 (14.07%) SC Cleared
20 142 (13.59%) TCP/IP
21 141 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
22 140 (13.40%) F5
23 138 (13.21%) Wireless
23 138 (13.21%) Telecoms
24 137 (13.11%) HP
25 133 (12.73%) OSPF
25 133 (12.73%) Network Security
26 129 (12.34%) VoIP
27 114 (10.91%) SAN
27 114 (10.91%) Active Directory

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 69 (6.60%) MS Exchange
2 36 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (2.30%) IIS
5 16 (1.53%) Apache
6 14 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.77%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.77%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.57%) Lync
11 5 (0.48%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.38%) SAS
12 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.19%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.25%) MS Visio
2 34 (3.25%) MS Office
3 5 (0.48%) AutoCAD
3 5 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.096%) Summit
4 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.48%) Office 365
4 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.29%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.096%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 493 (47.18%) Firewall
2 351 (33.59%) LAN
3 344 (32.92%) WAN
4 182 (17.42%) Cisco ASA
5 165 (15.79%) BGP
6 164 (15.69%) VPN
7 153 (14.64%) MPLS
8 142 (13.59%) TCP/IP
9 138 (13.21%) Wireless
10 133 (12.73%) OSPF
10 133 (12.73%) Network Security
11 129 (12.34%) VoIP
12 114 (10.91%) SAN
13 110 (10.53%) DNS
14 94 (9.00%) EIGRP
14 94 (9.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 90 (8.61%) VLAN
16 81 (7.75%) DHCP
17 76 (7.27%) Ethernet
18 62 (5.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.63%) MySQL
3 16 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.48%) DB2
8 5 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.48%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.19%) MS Access
10 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.05%) Hudson
3 6 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.29%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.096%) Ant
6 1 (0.096%) Metasploit
General
1 138 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 94 (9.00%) Finance
3 55 (5.26%) Banking
4 13 (1.24%) Retail
5 10 (0.96%) Local Government
5 10 (0.96%) Legal
6 9 (0.86%) Publishing
7 8 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.48%) Advertising
8 5 (0.48%) Law
8 5 (0.48%) Back Office
9 4 (0.38%) Billing
9 4 (0.38%) German Language
10 3 (0.29%) Military
10 3 (0.29%) Marketing
11 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.19%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.096%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.096%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.096%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 431 (41.24%) Network Engineer
2 123 (11.77%) Analyst
3 91 (8.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 81 (7.75%) Support Engineer
5 74 (7.08%) Network Support
6 63 (6.03%) Security Engineer
7 56 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 52 (4.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 48 (4.59%) Network Analyst
9 48 (4.59%) Consultant
10 44 (4.21%) Architect
11 41 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
11 41 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
12 37 (3.54%) Network Security Engineer
13 32 (3.06%) IP Engineer
14 25 (2.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 25 (2.39%) Network Specialist
15 24 (2.30%) Implementation Engineer
16 22 (2.11%) Design Engineer
16 22 (2.11%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.01%) JSP
2 19 (1.82%) Web Services
2 19 (1.82%) HTML
3 16 (1.53%) XMPP
3 16 (1.53%) CSS
4 14 (1.34%) LAMP
5 11 (1.05%) WAP
5 11 (1.05%) .NET
6 10 (0.96%) Middleware
7 9 (0.86%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.77%) SOAP
9 4 (0.38%) XML
9 4 (0.38%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.29%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.19%) Ajax
11 2 (0.19%) WCF
11 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.19%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.096%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
3 25 (2.39%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.01%) Clustering
4 21 (2.01%) PKI
5 20 (1.91%) Blackberry
6 17 (1.63%) IVR
7 14 (1.34%) Visualisation
7 14 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.24%) NHS
9 12 (1.15%) Open Source
9 12 (1.15%) User Experience
10 9 (0.86%) Statistics
10 9 (0.86%) e-Health
10 9 (0.86%) Replication
11 7 (0.67%) CLARiiON
11 7 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.67%) CESG
12 5 (0.48%) PMI
12 5 (0.48%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 265 (25.36%) Windows
2 178 (17.03%) Linux
3 106 (10.14%) UNIX
4 94 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (3.64%) Windows 7
8 35 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (2.68%) CentOS
10 24 (2.30%) Windows XP
11 22 (2.11%) Solaris
12 18 (1.72%) Windows 8
13 11 (1.05%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.96%) Android
14 10 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (0.96%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.48%) Debian
16 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.29%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (24.21%) ITIL
2 95 (9.09%) Network Management
3 92 (8.80%) Network Design
4 85 (8.13%) Load Balancing
5 83 (7.94%) Network Monitoring
6 53 (5.07%) Information Security
7 52 (4.98%) Migration
8 45 (4.31%) Incident Management
9 44 (4.21%) Project Management
9 44 (4.21%) Service Delivery
10 43 (4.11%) Mentoring
10 43 (4.11%) Change Control
11 40 (3.83%) Network Architecture
11 40 (3.83%) Change Management
12 32 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
13 27 (2.58%) Configuration Management
14 26 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (2.39%) Service Management
15 25 (2.39%) PRINCE2
16 24 (2.30%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 58 (5.55%) SQL
2 46 (4.40%) Perl
3 26 (2.49%) Bash Shell
4 25 (2.39%) PowerShell
5 24 (2.30%) Python
6 21 (2.01%) PHP
7 18 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.24%) Java
8 13 (1.24%) Ruby
9 8 (0.77%) VB
9 8 (0.77%) C
10 7 (0.67%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.67%) VBScript
11 5 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.38%) Lisp
12 4 (0.38%) C#
13 3 (0.29%) C++
13 3 (0.29%) Erlang
14 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.096%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1045 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 483 (46.22%) CCNP
3 194 (18.56%) Security Cleared
4 147 (14.07%) SC Cleared
5 141 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 114 (10.91%) MCSE
7 95 (9.09%) CCIE
8 65 (6.22%) CCDP
9 55 (5.26%) JNCIA
10 54 (5.17%) CISSP
11 48 (4.59%) CCSA
11 48 (4.59%) DV Cleared
12 46 (4.40%) CCIP
13 45 (4.31%) Degree
14 42 (4.02%) MCITP
15 40 (3.83%) MCP
16 33 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 32 (3.06%) MCSA
18 30 (2.87%) CCDA
19 23 (2.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.60%) SLA
2 20 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.44%) JSP 440
4 10 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.86%) QA
6 7 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.57%) GPG13
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.096%) COBIT
System Software
1 114 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 92 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (4.02%) vSphere
3 42 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
4 36 (3.44%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.20%) XenApp
6 17 (1.63%) Snort
7 16 (1.53%) NFS
7 16 (1.53%) ProxySG
8 13 (1.24%) VMware ESX
8 13 (1.24%) XenServer
9 11 (1.05%) Samba
10 10 (0.96%) Firmware
10 10 (0.96%) vCloud
11 9 (0.86%) KVM
12 8 (0.77%) Squid
13 7 (0.67%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.48%) Nmap
14 5 (0.48%) UAG
15 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (2.68%) SCCM
2 27 (2.58%) FortiGate
3 26 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (2.39%) Puppet
5 23 (2.20%) OPNET
6 18 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (1.34%) OpenView
8 12 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
8 12 (1.15%) Nagios
8 12 (1.15%) Backup Exec
8 12 (1.15%) Nessus
8 12 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
9 11 (1.05%) Salt
10 10 (0.96%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
11 9 (0.86%) SCOM
11 9 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
12 8 (0.77%) Netcool
12 8 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 839 (80.29%) Cisco
2 203 (19.43%) Juniper
3 202 (19.33%) VMware
4 185 (17.70%) CheckPoint
5 150 (14.35%) Microsoft
6 140 (13.40%) F5
7 137 (13.11%) HP
8 86 (8.23%) Citrix
9 58 (5.55%) SolarWinds
10 56 (5.36%) Nortel
11 51 (4.88%) McAfee
12 49 (4.69%) Blue Coat
13 45 (4.31%) Riverbed
14 42 (4.02%) Avaya
15 41 (3.92%) Red Hat
16 39 (3.73%) Nokia
17 31 (2.97%) BT
18 30 (2.87%) BMC
19 29 (2.78%) Fortinet
20 27 (2.58%) Remedy
Southampton, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Highbury College
Rate: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 11 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reigate
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £200.00 - £265.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago