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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 241 253 291
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +38
Contract jobs citing CCNA 515 462 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.90% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.71% 4.42% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 271 182
Average daily rate £300 £313 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.36% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 19
Average hourly rate £40.50 £18.07 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.19% -19.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.86 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+106.83% -12.62%

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
10933 10463 9390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 20.28% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6766 6053 5069
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 487 434
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.87 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 445 £300 -4.00% 228
London +4 136 £345 +11.29% 63
South East +17 130 £288 -11.53% 65
Hampshire +19 48 £288 -11.53% 10
South West +1 47 £328 +0.76% 10
Berkshire +18 38 £300 +9.09% 13
Yorkshire -9 38 £285 -7.31% 15
East of England +20 30 £375 +42.85% 24
North West -35 27 £260 - 13
Reading +14 25 £275 +14.58% 7
Scotland +1 22 £275 +2.80% 9
East Midlands -2 22 £363 +20.83% 12
South Wales +8 19 £139 - 5
Wales +8 19 £139 -70.78% 7
West Yorkshire -4 19 £283 -19.28% 13
Surrey -4 18 £275 -12.00% 20
City of London +37 16 £275 -15.38% 11
Gloucestershire +22 15 £225 -50.00% 1
Wiltshire -1 15 £375 +72.41%
Hertfordshire +17 13 £323 -46.25% 8
West Midlands -25 13 £200 -38.46% 23
Cardiff -1 12 £140 - 3
Derbyshire -4 10 £463 +143.42% 4
Cheshire -8 10 £170 -37.61% 1
South Yorkshire -18 10 £230 -8.00%
Basingstoke +5 9 £225 - 3
Leeds -11 8 £235 -32.85% 9
Glasgow +12 7 £325 +25.00% 5
North Yorkshire +10 7 £290 - 2
Derby -3 7 £475 +150.00% 2

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1046 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 856 (81.84%) Cisco
3 466 (44.55%) CCNP
4 457 (43.69%) Firewall
5 343 (32.79%) LAN
6 315 (30.11%) WAN
7 273 (26.10%) Windows
8 251 (24.00%) ITIL
9 218 (20.84%) VMware
10 201 (19.22%) Cisco ASA
11 187 (17.88%) Microsoft
12 186 (17.78%) Security Cleared
13 178 (17.02%) Wireless
14 171 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 168 (16.06%) TCP/IP
15 168 (16.06%) Data Centre
16 165 (15.77%) CheckPoint
17 160 (15.30%) Network Security
18 157 (15.01%) Juniper
19 154 (14.72%) Active Directory
20 150 (14.34%) SC Cleared
21 148 (14.15%) VPN
21 148 (14.15%) DNS
22 145 (13.86%) Linux
23 141 (13.48%) MCSE
24 137 (13.10%) Windows Server
25 135 (12.91%) Cisco Nexus
26 134 (12.81%) VMware Infrastructure
27 125 (11.95%) DHCP
28 122 (11.66%) MPLS

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 28 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (1.53%) IIS
4 16 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.43%) Skype for Business
6 11 (1.05%) Apache
6 11 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.76%) JBoss
9 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) Confluence
10 2 (0.19%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.19%) nginx
11 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.096%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.096%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.096%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.096%) Zimbra
Applications
1 71 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.82%) MS Office
3 15 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.096%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.38%) Relativity
2 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.096%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.096%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.01%) SaaS
3 17 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.63%) Office 365
4 15 (1.43%) IaaS
5 14 (1.34%) PaaS
6 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.19%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.096%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.096%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.096%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 457 (43.69%) Firewall
2 343 (32.79%) LAN
3 315 (30.11%) WAN
4 201 (19.22%) Cisco ASA
5 178 (17.02%) Wireless
6 168 (16.06%) TCP/IP
7 160 (15.30%) Network Security
8 148 (14.15%) DNS
8 148 (14.15%) VPN
9 135 (12.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 125 (11.95%) DHCP
11 122 (11.66%) MPLS
12 115 (10.99%) BGP
13 110 (10.52%) VoIP
14 97 (9.27%) OSPF
15 88 (8.41%) VLAN
16 81 (7.74%) EIGRP
17 78 (7.46%) Wi-Fi
18 74 (7.07%) Ethernet
18 74 (7.07%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.63%) MySQL
3 16 (1.53%) Big Data
4 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.57%) DB2
6 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.096%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.096%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
1 12 (1.15%) StarTeam
2 10 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.38%) JIRA
6 2 (0.19%) Hudson
6 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.19%) Subversion
7 1 (0.096%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.096%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.096%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.096%) Selenium
7 1 (0.096%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.096%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 99 (9.46%) Finance
2 98 (9.37%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.58%) Banking
4 15 (1.43%) Retail
5 10 (0.96%) Marketing
6 9 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 9 (0.86%) Law
6 9 (0.86%) Legal
7 8 (0.76%) Back Office
7 8 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.57%) Advertising
9 6 (0.57%) Local Government
10 5 (0.48%) Electronics
10 5 (0.48%) Korean Language
11 4 (0.38%) French Language
11 4 (0.38%) German Language
12 3 (0.29%) Games
12 3 (0.29%) Military
12 3 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 478 (45.70%) Network Engineer
2 206 (19.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 164 (15.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 116 (11.09%) Support Engineer
5 90 (8.60%) Network Support
6 77 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 75 (7.17%) Architect
8 71 (6.79%) Analyst
9 64 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
10 60 (5.74%) Security Engineer
11 51 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
12 49 (4.68%) Cisco Support
13 45 (4.30%) Consultant
13 45 (4.30%) Network Security Engineer
14 43 (4.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 36 (3.44%) Cisco Support Engineer
15 36 (3.44%) Network Analyst
16 35 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
17 31 (2.96%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
18 30 (2.87%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.49%) 802.1X
2 15 (1.43%) Middleware
2 15 (1.43%) Web Services
3 11 (1.05%) XMPP
4 9 (0.86%) .NET
5 6 (0.57%) CSS
5 6 (0.57%) LAMP
6 5 (0.48%) SailPoint
7 4 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.38%) WAP
8 3 (0.29%) SAML
9 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.19%) HTML
9 2 (0.19%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.19%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.19%) RSS
10 1 (0.096%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.096%) JMS
10 1 (0.096%) RFC 2547
10 1 (0.096%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 168 (16.06%) Data Centre
2 39 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.29%) e-Health
5 22 (2.10%) PKI
6 21 (2.01%) Driving Licence
7 20 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.82%) CESG
9 18 (1.72%) Cryptography
10 17 (1.63%) EMC VNX
11 15 (1.43%) NHS
12 14 (1.34%) CESG CLAS
12 14 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 11 (1.05%) Clustering
14 10 (0.96%) Replication
15 9 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.86%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 273 (26.10%) Windows
2 145 (13.86%) Linux
3 137 (13.10%) Windows Server
4 93 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (6.02%) Unix
7 50 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (3.82%) Windows 7
9 21 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.72%) AIX
10 18 (1.72%) Windows XP
11 17 (1.63%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.34%) Windows 2000
13 13 (1.24%) Solaris
14 11 (1.05%) CentOS
14 11 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (0.96%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.86%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.57%) SUSE
17 6 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (24.00%) ITIL
2 76 (7.27%) Information Security
3 60 (5.74%) Load Balancing
4 57 (5.45%) Network Design
5 56 (5.35%) Project Management
6 54 (5.16%) Network Management
7 47 (4.49%) Service Delivery
8 46 (4.40%) Change Management
9 44 (4.21%) Incident Management
10 43 (4.11%) Migration
10 43 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
11 40 (3.82%) Service Management
12 39 (3.73%) PRINCE2
12 39 (3.73%) TOGAF
13 34 (3.25%) Network Architecture
14 33 (3.15%) SIEM
15 32 (3.06%) Problem Management
16 29 (2.77%) Capacity Management
17 27 (2.58%) Configuration Management
18 26 (2.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 62 (5.93%) SQL
2 33 (3.15%) C
3 24 (2.29%) Perl
3 24 (2.29%) PowerShell
4 18 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 14 (1.34%) Python
6 12 (1.15%) Java
7 7 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.38%) VBScript
9 3 (0.29%) AWK
9 3 (0.29%) Lisp
9 3 (0.29%) PHP
9 3 (0.29%) Ruby
10 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.19%) sed
11 1 (0.096%) C#
11 1 (0.096%) VB
Qualifications
1 1046 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 466 (44.55%) CCNP
3 186 (17.78%) Security Cleared
4 171 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 150 (14.34%) SC Cleared
6 141 (13.48%) MCSE
7 76 (7.27%) CCIE
8 74 (7.07%) CISSP
8 74 (7.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 73 (6.98%) Degree
10 67 (6.41%) CCSA
11 62 (5.93%) MCSA
12 46 (4.40%) CISM
12 46 (4.40%) MCITP
13 44 (4.21%) JNCIA
14 34 (3.25%) MCP
15 29 (2.77%) CCDA
16 27 (2.58%) CCSE
17 25 (2.39%) CCDP
17 25 (2.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.07%) SLA
2 35 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 28 (2.68%) QA
4 27 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.67%) COBIT
6 7 (0.67%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.29%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.29%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.096%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.096%) RMADS
System Software
1 154 (14.72%) Active Directory
2 134 (12.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (5.83%) vSphere
4 45 (4.30%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (1.91%) XenApp
7 16 (1.53%) NFS
8 15 (1.43%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.05%) Firmware
9 11 (1.05%) XenServer
10 10 (0.96%) Terminal Server
11 9 (0.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 8 (0.76%) ProxySG
12 8 (0.76%) vCloud
13 7 (0.67%) iptables
13 7 (0.67%) ISA Server
13 7 (0.67%) KVM
13 7 (0.67%) Samba
14 6 (0.57%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.29%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 25 (2.39%) CiscoWorks
2 23 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (2.10%) FortiGate
4 17 (1.63%) SCOM
5 16 (1.53%) Cisco UCCX
5 16 (1.53%) NetBackup
5 16 (1.53%) SCCM
6 15 (1.43%) Tivoli
7 14 (1.34%) CA Spectrum
7 14 (1.34%) OpenView
7 14 (1.34%) Puppet
8 13 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
8 13 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 12 (1.15%) Nagios
10 10 (0.96%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
11 8 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (0.67%) Cacti
12 7 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (0.48%) Nessus
Vendors
1 856 (81.84%) Cisco
2 218 (20.84%) VMware
3 187 (17.88%) Microsoft
4 165 (15.77%) CheckPoint
5 157 (15.01%) Juniper
6 116 (11.09%) HP
7 106 (10.13%) F5
8 83 (7.93%) Citrix
9 48 (4.59%) Red Hat
10 46 (4.40%) EMC
11 43 (4.11%) SolarWinds
12 39 (3.73%) Blue Coat
13 38 (3.63%) Oracle
14 35 (3.35%) NetApp
15 32 (3.06%) Palo Alto
15 32 (3.06%) Remedy
16 31 (2.96%) Aruba
17 29 (2.77%) Fortinet
18 26 (2.49%) IBM
19 23 (2.20%) Intel Security
City, London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits + c.£6,
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £35 to £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200.00 - £201.00 per day + + overtime/expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Renfrewshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Renfrewshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
aap3
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £Comp
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £180.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago