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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 225 210 293
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +83
Contract jobs citing CCNA 600 588 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.09% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.20% 5.58% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 337 216
Median daily rate £325 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 24
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.18 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -2.35%

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
11547 10530 10603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.57% 19.45% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7178 6009 6170
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 542 543
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.74% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -17 531 £330 +9.81% 177
London -4 181 £375 +25.00% 51
South East -27 130 £338 +3.84% 41
Hampshire -1 49 £375 +33.92% 8
North West +3 48 £250 -32.88% 8
Scotland +20 47 £310 +8.77% 5
South West +20 44 £350 +16.66% 15
Berkshire -5 40 £300 -11.76% 11
West Midlands -20 36 £330 +1.53% 18
East of England +8 34 £288 +4.54% 10
Yorkshire 0 30 £385 +28.33% 20
City of London +18 21 £375 +50.00% 12
Reading -3 20 £275 -4.34% 3
Manchester -8 19 £180 -32.07% 3
Gloucestershire - 19 £375 - 6
Cheshire 0 18 £315 -30.00% 3
Surrey -17 17 £363 +22.88% 9
Erskine -26 17 £310 -10.28%
Renfrewshire -30 17 £310 -10.28%
Oxfordshire +16 16 £300 -35.13% 3
South Yorkshire +1 16 £385 +28.33% 2
Birmingham -13 16 £313 -5.30% 8
North East -38 15 £225 +12.25% 5
Wales +6 14 £325 +47.72% 1
Sheffield -9 14 £399 +32.91% 1
Basingstoke -6 13 £225 -43.75% 3
West Yorkshire -10 12 £395 +12.85% 14
Tyne and Wear -38 11 £240 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £240 - 2
Suffolk +5 10 £275 +10.00% 3

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1115 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 870 (78.03%) Cisco
3 537 (48.16%) CCNP
4 490 (43.95%) Firewall
5 353 (31.66%) LAN
6 340 (30.49%) WAN
7 243 (21.79%) ITIL
8 241 (21.61%) Windows
9 233 (20.90%) Security Cleared
10 209 (18.74%) Wireless
11 198 (17.76%) SC Cleared
12 196 (17.58%) Microsoft
13 195 (17.49%) VMware
14 194 (17.40%) Cisco ASA
15 193 (17.31%) Network Security
16 185 (16.59%) CheckPoint
16 185 (16.59%) MPLS
17 181 (16.23%) TCP/IP
18 180 (16.14%) Juniper
19 164 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
19 164 (14.71%) Data Centre
20 148 (13.27%) Linux
21 145 (13.00%) VPN
22 143 (12.83%) HP
23 138 (12.38%) Active Directory
24 136 (12.20%) BGP
25 134 (12.02%) F5
26 133 (11.93%) Cisco Nexus
27 128 (11.48%) VoIP
28 127 (11.39%) Windows Server

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 (5.65%) MS Exchange
2 29 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (1.97%) OpenStack
4 20 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.43%) IIS
7 13 (1.17%) Apache
8 9 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (0.72%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.36%) JBoss
11 3 (0.27%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.27%) SAS
11 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.27%) Zimbra
12 2 (0.18%) CICS
12 2 (0.18%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.090%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 101 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.23%) MS Office
3 16 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.54%) MS Project
5 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.27%) Eikon
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) Primavera
5 1 (0.090%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.090%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.52%) Office 365
4 13 (1.17%) PaaS
5 11 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.81%) SaaS
7 8 (0.72%) IaaS
8 7 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.27%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.090%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.090%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.090%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 490 (43.95%) Firewall
2 353 (31.66%) LAN
3 340 (30.49%) WAN
4 209 (18.74%) Wireless
5 194 (17.40%) Cisco ASA
6 193 (17.31%) Network Security
7 185 (16.59%) MPLS
8 181 (16.23%) TCP/IP
9 145 (13.00%) VPN
10 136 (12.20%) BGP
11 133 (11.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 128 (11.48%) VoIP
13 116 (10.40%) DNS
14 109 (9.78%) OSPF
15 94 (8.43%) DHCP
16 75 (6.73%) EIGRP
17 72 (6.46%) Internet
17 72 (6.46%) SAN
18 69 (6.19%) VLAN
19 62 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.26%) MySQL
3 12 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.36%) DB2
5 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.18%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.090%) Big Data
8 1 (0.090%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.090%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.090%) Informix
8 1 (0.090%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.090%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (1.70%) StarTeam
3 13 (1.17%) LoadRunner
4 9 (0.81%) HP UFT
4 9 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.090%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.090%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.090%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.090%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 114 (10.22%) Finance
2 97 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.60%) Retail
4 22 (1.97%) Banking
5 15 (1.35%) French Language
6 14 (1.26%) German Language
7 13 (1.17%) Legal
8 12 (1.08%) Law
8 12 (1.08%) Marketing
9 10 (0.90%) Back Office
10 8 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
12 5 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.45%) Publishing
12 5 (0.45%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.27%) Advertising
13 3 (0.27%) Local Government
13 3 (0.27%) Military
14 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 542 (48.61%) Network Engineer
2 170 (15.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 132 (11.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 127 (11.39%) Support Engineer
5 83 (7.44%) Analyst
6 81 (7.26%) Network Support
7 73 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 72 (6.46%) Architect
8 72 (6.46%) Security Engineer
9 67 (6.01%) Network Support Engineer
10 60 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
11 57 (5.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 54 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
13 42 (3.77%) Cisco Support
13 42 (3.77%) Network Analyst
14 41 (3.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 41 (3.68%) Firewall Engineer
15 35 (3.14%) Consultant
16 31 (2.78%) Cisco Support Engineer
16 31 (2.78%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.04%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.08%) .NET
2 12 (1.08%) ASP.NET
3 11 (0.99%) HTML
4 10 (0.90%) Web Services
5 9 (0.81%) JSP
5 9 (0.81%) XMPP
6 8 (0.72%) Middleware
7 7 (0.63%) LAMP
8 6 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (0.54%) SAML
9 5 (0.45%) CSS
9 5 (0.45%) WAP
10 2 (0.18%) ELK Stack
10 2 (0.18%) libvirt
11 1 (0.090%) RFC 2547
11 1 (0.090%) WCF
11 1 (0.090%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 164 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 58 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 44 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.24%) Driving Licence
6 24 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (1.70%) Cryptography
8 17 (1.52%) EMC VNX
8 17 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.17%) NHS
10 11 (0.99%) Replication
11 9 (0.81%) e-Health
12 8 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.72%) Clustering
12 8 (0.72%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.72%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.63%) PKI
13 7 (0.63%) User Experience
14 6 (0.54%) Blog
14 6 (0.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 241 (21.61%) Windows
2 148 (13.27%) Linux
3 127 (11.39%) Windows Server
4 70 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (4.84%) Windows 7
7 49 (4.39%) Unix
8 43 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (1.70%) Windows 10
10 16 (1.43%) AIX
11 14 (1.26%) CentOS
12 13 (1.17%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.99%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.63%) Solaris
15 6 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (0.54%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
16 5 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (21.79%) ITIL
2 87 (7.80%) Load Balancing
3 70 (6.28%) Change Management
4 67 (6.01%) Network Design
4 67 (6.01%) Network Management
5 65 (5.83%) Project Management
6 57 (5.11%) Service Delivery
7 53 (4.75%) Migration
7 53 (4.75%) Network Monitoring
8 46 (4.13%) Incident Management
9 41 (3.68%) PRINCE2
10 40 (3.59%) Information Security
11 38 (3.41%) Configuration Management
12 33 (2.96%) Problem Management
13 27 (2.42%) ITIL V3
13 27 (2.42%) Requirements Management
14 25 (2.24%) Time Management
15 24 (2.15%) TOGAF
16 22 (1.97%) CRM
16 22 (1.97%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (6.10%) SQL
2 24 (2.15%) C
3 21 (1.88%) Java
4 20 (1.79%) Python
5 19 (1.70%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 11 (0.99%) VB
9 10 (0.90%) C#
9 10 (0.90%) Perl
10 7 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.36%) Ruby
11 4 (0.36%) VBScript
12 3 (0.27%) AWK
12 3 (0.27%) PHP
13 2 (0.18%) sed
14 1 (0.090%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1115 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 537 (48.16%) CCNP
3 233 (20.90%) Security Cleared
4 198 (17.76%) SC Cleared
5 164 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 120 (10.76%) MCSE
7 94 (8.43%) CCIE
8 78 (7.00%) Degree
9 64 (5.74%) MCSA
10 53 (4.75%) CCDP
11 50 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 40 (3.59%) CCDA
13 39 (3.50%) MCP
14 35 (3.14%) CISSP
15 31 (2.78%) JNCIA
15 31 (2.78%) MCITP
16 28 (2.51%) DV Cleared
17 20 (1.79%) CCSA
17 20 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
18 17 (1.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.20%) SLA
2 32 (2.87%) QA
3 23 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.45%) COBIT
7 5 (0.45%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.18%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 138 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 115 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.86%) vSphere
4 38 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.52%) VMware ESX
6 15 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.17%) NFS
8 11 (0.99%) XenApp
8 11 (0.99%) XenServer
9 9 (0.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (0.63%) iptables
11 5 (0.45%) vCloud
12 4 (0.36%) Ceph
12 4 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.36%) Samba
12 4 (0.36%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.27%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (2.96%) FortiGate
2 31 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 24 (2.15%) SCCM
4 18 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 18 (1.61%) SCOM
5 13 (1.17%) OpenView
5 13 (1.17%) Tivoli
6 12 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.08%) Puppet
7 9 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
7 9 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (0.81%) Nagios
7 9 (0.81%) Netcool
7 9 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.54%) Ansible
8 6 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 870 (78.03%) Cisco
2 196 (17.58%) Microsoft
3 195 (17.49%) VMware
4 185 (16.59%) CheckPoint
5 180 (16.14%) Juniper
6 143 (12.83%) HP
7 134 (12.02%) F5
8 92 (8.25%) Citrix
9 47 (4.22%) Fortinet
10 45 (4.04%) Remedy
11 42 (3.77%) EMC
11 42 (3.77%) SolarWinds
12 40 (3.59%) Oracle
13 39 (3.50%) NetApp
14 37 (3.32%) Palo Alto
15 29 (2.60%) Dell
15 29 (2.60%) Red Hat
16 28 (2.51%) Aruba
17 24 (2.15%) NICE Systems
18 23 (2.06%) IBM
Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £27 - £29 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £18 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
AAP3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £351 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £351 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
AAP3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £290 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
TDA Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
aap3
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago