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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
Rank 215 251 239
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNA 493 472 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 0.94% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.40% 4.50% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 282 283
Median daily rate £338 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% -6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £170 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 19 29
Median hourly rate £25.25 £40.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.65% +123.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £21.90 £14.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £40.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-37.03% +107.69%

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
9134 10479 10312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.36% 20.97% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5831 6371 6019
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 494 487
Median hourly rate £28.58 £39.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.73% +110.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.54 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +33 456 £350 +12.90% 142
South East +45 148 £380 +32.17% 40
London +5 123 £351 +0.35% 42
Berkshire +48 63 £388 +40.90% 5
Reading +28 39 £369 +63.88% 3
West Midlands +15 39 £313 +28.86% 13
Hampshire 0 38 £400 +39.13% 8
East of England +6 34 £275 -21.42% 4
North West +33 31 £325 +18.18% 13
Buckinghamshire +21 25 £500 +72.41% 3
East Midlands +6 25 £305 -23.75% 10
South West -16 24 £250 -31.03% 12
Milton Keynes +25 23 £431 +48.70% 1
Yorkshire -7 19 £325 +12.06% 7
Birmingham +9 17 £310 +82.35% 3
Wiltshire +5 16 £410 +5.80% 3
Scotland +24 15 £250 -16.66% 2
Southampton +17 15 £400 +3.22% 1
Essex -1 11 £250 -8.42%
Derbyshire -3 11 £300 -35.13% 2
Hertfordshire -10 11 £400 +24.03% 1
Surrey +17 10 £380 +38.18% 9
West Yorkshire +5 10 £325 +4.83% 6
Nottinghamshire +4 10 £348 +34.95% 1
South Wales 0 10 £188 +33.92% 1
Wales -4 10 £188 +33.92% 2
Suffolk - 10 £300 -
Manchester +18 9 £245 +6.52% 12
Merseyside +9 9 £325 +12.06% 1
Southport - 9 £325 -

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1060 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 860 (81.13%) Cisco
3 561 (52.92%) CCNP
4 488 (46.04%) Firewall
5 376 (35.47%) LAN
6 371 (35.00%) WAN
7 225 (21.23%) ITIL
8 217 (20.47%) Security Cleared
9 203 (19.15%) Juniper
10 193 (18.21%) CheckPoint
11 187 (17.64%) Windows
12 181 (17.08%) Microsoft
13 164 (15.47%) VPN
14 157 (14.81%) Wireless
14 157 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
15 154 (14.53%) VMware
16 153 (14.43%) VoIP
17 150 (14.15%) SC Cleared
18 145 (13.68%) Network Security
19 143 (13.49%) Data Centre
20 137 (12.92%) TCP/IP
21 132 (12.45%) MPLS
22 126 (11.89%) VLAN
22 126 (11.89%) Active Directory
23 125 (11.79%) Windows Server
24 124 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
24 124 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
25 120 (11.32%) CCIE
26 113 (10.66%) OSPF
27 109 (10.28%) BGP

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 47 (4.43%) MS Exchange
2 25 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (2.08%) IIS
4 15 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.13%) OpenStack
7 10 (0.94%) Apache
8 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.19%) Confluence
11 2 (0.19%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.19%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.19%) SAS
11 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.094%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.094%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 67 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.11%) MS Office
3 32 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.094%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.094%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (3.40%) Office 365
3 21 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.13%) IaaS
5 11 (1.04%) SaaS
6 10 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.94%) PaaS
7 5 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.094%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.094%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 488 (46.04%) Firewall
2 376 (35.47%) LAN
3 371 (35.00%) WAN
4 164 (15.47%) VPN
5 157 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
5 157 (14.81%) Wireless
6 153 (14.43%) VoIP
7 145 (13.68%) Network Security
8 137 (12.92%) TCP/IP
9 132 (12.45%) MPLS
10 126 (11.89%) VLAN
11 124 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 113 (10.66%) OSPF
13 109 (10.28%) BGP
14 106 (10.00%) DNS
15 75 (7.08%) Internet
16 70 (6.60%) DHCP
17 68 (6.42%) Ethernet
17 68 (6.42%) SAN
18 56 (5.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.94%) MySQL
3 5 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.47%) Big Data
3 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.094%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.094%) DTS
6 1 (0.094%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 8 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.66%) JIRA
3 6 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (0.57%) StarTeam
4 4 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.28%) CruiseControl
5 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.28%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.094%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.094%) JMeter
7 1 (0.094%) JUnit
General
1 98 (9.25%) Finance
1 98 (9.25%) Telecoms
2 28 (2.64%) Banking
3 19 (1.79%) Back Office
4 15 (1.42%) Retail
5 13 (1.23%) Legal
6 11 (1.04%) Local Government
7 8 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.66%) Advertising
8 7 (0.66%) Electronics
9 4 (0.38%) Automotive
9 4 (0.38%) Billing
10 3 (0.28%) Marketing
10 3 (0.28%) Military
11 2 (0.19%) French Language
11 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.094%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.094%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.094%) Front Office
12 1 (0.094%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 508 (47.92%) Network Engineer
2 179 (16.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 131 (12.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 83 (7.83%) Analyst
5 78 (7.36%) Support Engineer
6 66 (6.23%) Network Support
7 63 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 57 (5.38%) Security Engineer
9 52 (4.91%) Network Security Engineer
10 50 (4.72%) Architect
10 50 (4.72%) Network Analyst
11 47 (4.43%) Network Support Engineer
12 45 (4.25%) Senior Network Engineer
13 32 (3.02%) Design Engineer
13 32 (3.02%) NOC Engineer
14 30 (2.83%) Administrator
15 29 (2.74%) Voice Engineer
16 25 (2.36%) Firewall Engineer
16 25 (2.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 25 (2.36%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.08%) 802.1X
2 18 (1.70%) XMPP
3 10 (0.94%) CSS
3 10 (0.94%) Web Services
4 9 (0.85%) LAMP
4 9 (0.85%) Middleware
5 8 (0.75%) libvirt
5 8 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.38%) OAuth
6 4 (0.38%) SAML
7 3 (0.28%) .NET
7 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.28%) WCF
7 3 (0.28%) WF
8 2 (0.19%) WAP
9 1 (0.094%) CGI
9 1 (0.094%) REST
9 1 (0.094%) SOAP
9 1 (0.094%) VXML
9 1 (0.094%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 143 (13.49%) Data Centre
2 75 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.58%) Driving Licence
4 30 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.36%) NHS
6 22 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.89%) IVR
8 19 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (1.23%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.13%) Clustering
11 9 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (0.85%) e-Health
11 9 (0.85%) User Experience
12 8 (0.75%) Cryptography
12 8 (0.75%) IPTV
13 7 (0.66%) Replication
13 7 (0.66%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.57%) STB
14 6 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 187 (17.64%) Windows
2 125 (11.79%) Windows Server
3 97 (9.15%) Linux
4 86 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (3.96%) Unix
6 42 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (2.55%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.85%) CentOS
9 8 (0.75%) Android
9 8 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.66%) SUSE
11 6 (0.57%) Solaris
11 6 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.57%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.57%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.28%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (21.23%) ITIL
2 94 (8.87%) Migration
3 85 (8.02%) Network Design
4 78 (7.36%) Network Management
5 65 (6.13%) Load Balancing
6 51 (4.81%) Network Monitoring
7 44 (4.15%) Change Management
8 40 (3.77%) Information Security
9 39 (3.68%) Project Management
10 38 (3.58%) Problem Management
10 38 (3.58%) Service Management
11 33 (3.11%) Network Architecture
11 33 (3.11%) Performance Monitoring
12 30 (2.83%) Service Delivery
13 29 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 29 (2.74%) Incident Management
13 29 (2.74%) PRINCE2
14 27 (2.55%) TOGAF
15 26 (2.45%) Change Control
15 26 (2.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 45 (4.25%) SQL
2 43 (4.06%) PowerShell
3 24 (2.26%) Python
4 19 (1.79%) C
5 9 (0.85%) Perl
6 8 (0.75%) Bash Shell
6 8 (0.75%) Ruby
7 5 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.38%) C#
9 3 (0.28%) Java
9 3 (0.28%) VB
9 3 (0.28%) VBScript
10 1 (0.094%) C++
10 1 (0.094%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.094%) PHP
10 1 (0.094%) R
Qualifications
1 1060 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 561 (52.92%) CCNP
3 217 (20.47%) Security Cleared
4 150 (14.15%) SC Cleared
5 124 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 120 (11.32%) CCIE
7 104 (9.81%) MCSE
8 71 (6.70%) Degree
9 67 (6.32%) CCDP
10 61 (5.75%) CCDA
11 57 (5.38%) JNCIA
12 49 (4.62%) MCP
13 47 (4.43%) CCSA
14 43 (4.06%) DV Cleared
15 37 (3.49%) CCVP
16 30 (2.83%) MCSA
17 28 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (2.55%) CCA
18 27 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
18 27 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.09%) SLA
2 20 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.13%) QA
4 9 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.38%) COBIT
6 3 (0.28%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.28%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.094%) BS7799
7 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 126 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 96 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (2.08%) vSphere
5 13 (1.23%) KVM
6 12 (1.13%) XenServer
7 9 (0.85%) Firmware
7 9 (0.85%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.85%) XenApp
8 8 (0.75%) iptables
8 8 (0.75%) NFS
9 7 (0.66%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.66%) vCloud
10 5 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.47%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.47%) NDS
10 5 (0.47%) ProxySG
10 5 (0.47%) UAG
11 3 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 66 (6.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 38 (3.58%) Cisco UCCX
3 27 (2.55%) Cisco UCCE
4 21 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
5 20 (1.89%) Nagios
6 19 (1.79%) Puppet
7 18 (1.70%) SCCM
8 13 (1.23%) Backup Exec
9 12 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (1.04%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.75%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
13 6 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (0.57%) SCOM
13 6 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
15 4 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
15 4 (0.38%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 860 (81.13%) Cisco
2 203 (19.15%) Juniper
3 193 (18.21%) CheckPoint
4 181 (17.08%) Microsoft
5 154 (14.53%) VMware
6 107 (10.09%) F5
7 70 (6.60%) HP
8 61 (5.75%) Citrix
9 60 (5.66%) Palo Alto
10 54 (5.09%) SolarWinds
11 44 (4.15%) Avaya
12 31 (2.92%) Intel Security
13 30 (2.83%) Riverbed
14 28 (2.64%) Remedy
15 26 (2.45%) Aruba
15 26 (2.45%) Fortinet
16 25 (2.36%) Huawei
17 24 (2.26%) Red Hat
18 22 (2.08%) Nokia
19 20 (1.89%) Blue Coat
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