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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 235 234 273
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +39
Contract jobs citing CCNA 576 576 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.99% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 5.12% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 351 256
Median daily rate £330 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 25
Median hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £13.50 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £49.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +23.07%

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
11213 11246 10601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.57% 19.24% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7003 6789 6009
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 537 456
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.07 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -3 530 £345 +6.15% 190
London -8 142 £375 +20.96% 39
South East -6 124 £363 +3.57% 55
East of England +45 72 £285 +14.00% 13
South West +24 56 £314 -10.35% 26
Yorkshire +8 54 £350 +3.70% 14
Hampshire +23 42 £375 -1.63% 11
West Midlands -22 37 £345 +15.00% 12
Berkshire +3 36 £419 +67.50% 12
City of London +35 35 £425 +13.33% 8
West Yorkshire +10 30 £360 +2.85% 10
Scotland +23 29 £235 -47.77% 4
Hertfordshire +20 26 £320 -14.66% 8
North West -3 24 £313 - 21
Leeds -2 21 £360 +2.85% 8
Southampton +23 20 £375 -3.22% 2
Essex +25 19 £263 -41.66%
Bedfordshire +15 19 £330 +10.00% 1
Reading +9 17 £300 +11.11% 3
Watford +15 15 £310 -17.33% 1
Wiltshire +10 15 £325 -7.14% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £320 -32.63%
Manchester -15 14 £375 +20.00% 11
Milton Keynes +19 13 £325 -3.70%
Bristol +9 13 £301 +2.11% 9
Oxfordshire -18 12 £305 -12.85% 5
Birmingham -15 11 £325 +8.33% 6
Somerset +21 10 £275 - 2
Glasgow +14 10 £225 -36.61%
Surrey -5 10 £213 -42.56% 12

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1176 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 903 (76.79%) Cisco
3 622 (52.89%) CCNP
4 583 (49.57%) Firewall
5 390 (33.16%) WAN
6 385 (32.74%) LAN
7 279 (23.72%) CheckPoint
8 245 (20.83%) Windows
9 244 (20.75%) Security Cleared
10 235 (19.98%) Wireless
11 230 (19.56%) Cisco ASA
12 226 (19.22%) Network Security
13 219 (18.62%) Microsoft
14 211 (17.94%) ITIL
15 204 (17.35%) Juniper
16 201 (17.09%) SC Cleared
17 194 (16.50%) TCP/IP
18 188 (15.99%) Data Centre
19 187 (15.90%) VMware
20 182 (15.48%) VPN
21 162 (13.78%) MPLS
22 156 (13.27%) Active Directory
23 150 (12.76%) VoIP
24 144 (12.24%) Windows Server
25 142 (12.07%) BGP
26 138 (11.73%) F5
27 136 (11.56%) DNS
27 136 (11.56%) Linux
28 135 (11.48%) OSPF
29 133 (11.31%) CCIE

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 63 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 39 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 22 (1.87%) IIS
4 22 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.79%) Apache
6 13 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.94%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.51%) JBoss
11 5 (0.43%) nginx
12 4 (0.34%) Confluence
12 4 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.34%) MediaWiki
12 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.26%) SAS
13 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 104 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.57%) MS Office
3 35 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.68%) MS Project
6 4 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.26%) Eikon
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Primavera
4 1 (0.085%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.085%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.72%) Office 365
2 23 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.77%) PaaS
6 7 (0.60%) SaaS
7 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.34%) IaaS
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.17%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.085%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.085%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 583 (49.57%) Firewall
2 390 (33.16%) WAN
3 385 (32.74%) LAN
4 235 (19.98%) Wireless
5 230 (19.56%) Cisco ASA
6 226 (19.22%) Network Security
7 194 (16.50%) TCP/IP
8 182 (15.48%) VPN
9 162 (13.78%) MPLS
10 150 (12.76%) VoIP
11 142 (12.07%) BGP
12 136 (11.56%) DNS
13 135 (11.48%) OSPF
14 109 (9.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 100 (8.50%) VLAN
16 94 (7.99%) DHCP
17 82 (6.97%) Internet
18 81 (6.89%) SAN
19 69 (5.87%) EIGRP
20 62 (5.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.45%) MySQL
3 10 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.34%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.17%) DB2
9 2 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.085%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.085%) Informix
10 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (1.45%) LoadRunner
2 14 (1.19%) HP UFT
3 11 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (0.68%) StarTeam
5 8 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.51%) JIRA
7 4 (0.34%) Hudson
7 4 (0.34%) Subversion
8 1 (0.085%) MSI
8 1 (0.085%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 117 (9.95%) Finance
2 89 (7.57%) Telecoms
3 30 (2.55%) Retail
4 26 (2.21%) Banking
5 16 (1.36%) Legal
6 11 (0.94%) Back Office
6 11 (0.94%) German Language
6 11 (0.94%) Local Government
7 10 (0.85%) French Language
8 9 (0.77%) Military
9 6 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
10 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.43%) Publishing
11 4 (0.34%) Advertising
11 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.34%) Marketing
11 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.26%) Automotive
12 3 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 584 (49.66%) Network Engineer
2 164 (13.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 130 (11.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 103 (8.76%) Support Engineer
5 91 (7.74%) Analyst
6 78 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 70 (5.95%) Security Engineer
8 65 (5.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 59 (5.02%) Architect
10 58 (4.93%) Network Security Engineer
10 58 (4.93%) Network Support
11 54 (4.59%) Network Analyst
12 51 (4.34%) Firewall Engineer
13 50 (4.25%) Network Support Engineer
14 46 (3.91%) Administrator
15 45 (3.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 45 (3.83%) Senior Network Engineer
16 41 (3.49%) Consultant
17 34 (2.89%) Voice Engineer
18 32 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.06%) 802.1X
2 19 (1.62%) Middleware
3 16 (1.36%) HTML
4 15 (1.28%) .NET
4 15 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 14 (1.19%) JSP
6 13 (1.11%) CSS
7 11 (0.94%) LAMP
8 9 (0.77%) XMPP
9 7 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.60%) Web Services
10 6 (0.51%) libvirt
11 2 (0.17%) ELK Stack
11 2 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.17%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (0.17%) WAP
12 1 (0.085%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.085%) COM
12 1 (0.085%) XML
12 1 (0.085%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 188 (15.99%) Data Centre
2 73 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.32%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
6 21 (1.79%) NHS
7 20 (1.70%) User Experience
8 18 (1.53%) Driving Licence
9 14 (1.19%) Clustering
10 12 (1.02%) Hedge funds
10 12 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 11 (0.94%) EMC VNX
11 11 (0.94%) IVR
12 9 (0.77%) AS400
12 9 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (0.77%) Tandem
13 8 (0.68%) CESG
13 8 (0.68%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 245 (20.83%) Windows
2 144 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 136 (11.56%) Linux
4 79 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (5.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (4.68%) Windows 7
7 48 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (3.49%) Unix
9 14 (1.19%) CentOS
10 13 (1.11%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.94%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.94%) Solaris
11 11 (0.94%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.68%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.51%) AIX
13 6 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.43%) VMS
14 5 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (17.94%) ITIL
2 106 (9.01%) Load Balancing
3 96 (8.16%) Network Management
4 76 (6.46%) Network Design
5 65 (5.53%) Migration
6 59 (5.02%) Change Management
6 59 (5.02%) Project Management
7 53 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
8 49 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 37 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (2.89%) Capacity Planning
10 34 (2.89%) Configuration Management
10 34 (2.89%) PRINCE2
11 32 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
12 29 (2.47%) ITIL V3
12 29 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (2.38%) Change Control
13 28 (2.38%) High Availability
14 26 (2.21%) Problem Management
14 26 (2.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (6.29%) SQL
2 39 (3.32%) PowerShell
3 32 (2.72%) Python
4 25 (2.13%) Java
5 21 (1.79%) Perl
6 18 (1.53%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.53%) VB
7 15 (1.28%) C
8 14 (1.19%) C#
9 13 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 10 (0.85%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.77%) VBScript
12 7 (0.60%) PHP
13 3 (0.26%) Ruby
14 1 (0.085%) C++
14 1 (0.085%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1176 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 622 (52.89%) CCNP
3 244 (20.75%) Security Cleared
4 201 (17.09%) SC Cleared
5 133 (11.31%) CCIE
6 130 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 98 (8.33%) MCSE
8 81 (6.89%) CCDP
9 66 (5.61%) Degree
10 63 (5.36%) MCP
11 53 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (3.83%) CCDA
13 38 (3.23%) JNCIA
13 38 (3.23%) MCSA
14 33 (2.81%) CCSA
15 32 (2.72%) DV Cleared
16 29 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (2.30%) CISSP
18 26 (2.21%) CCA
18 26 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.10%) SLA
2 20 (1.70%) QA
3 15 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.26%) COBIT
6 3 (0.26%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) Def Stans
System Software
1 156 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 109 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (3.32%) vSphere
4 34 (2.89%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.19%) VMware ESX
5 14 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.11%) XenServer
7 12 (1.02%) Firmware
8 11 (0.94%) iptables
9 10 (0.85%) XenApp
10 9 (0.77%) NFS
10 9 (0.77%) vCloud
11 6 (0.51%) KVM
11 6 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.43%) Postfix
12 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.34%) Samba
14 3 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (4.42%) FortiGate
2 38 (3.23%) SCCM
3 31 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 24 (2.04%) Nagios
5 23 (1.96%) Puppet
6 22 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
7 16 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.11%) Backup Exec
9 12 (1.02%) SCOM
10 10 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
10 10 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
10 10 (0.85%) OpenView
11 9 (0.77%) Cacti
12 7 (0.60%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.60%) OPNET
12 7 (0.60%) SmokePing
12 7 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.51%) Netcool
13 6 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 903 (76.79%) Cisco
2 279 (23.72%) CheckPoint
3 219 (18.62%) Microsoft
4 204 (17.35%) Juniper
5 187 (15.90%) VMware
6 138 (11.73%) F5
7 126 (10.71%) HP
8 93 (7.91%) Citrix
9 79 (6.72%) Palo Alto
10 74 (6.29%) Fortinet
11 50 (4.25%) SolarWinds
12 47 (4.00%) Oracle
13 37 (3.15%) Aruba
14 36 (3.06%) Remedy
15 33 (2.81%) Riverbed
16 30 (2.55%) Dell
17 29 (2.47%) Intel Security
18 28 (2.38%) NetApp
19 26 (2.21%) Red Hat
20 25 (2.13%) TippingPoint
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