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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 219 284 242
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -42
Contract jobs citing CCNA 545 363 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 3.48% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 221 168
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.26% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 55
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.38 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.87% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.67 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.13 £17.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -24.60%

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
10440 10421 8935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.61% 19.35% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6079 6001 4788
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 485 502
Average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.94% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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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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 +49 495 £325 +4.83% 226
London +13 154 £300 -7.69% 64
South East -17 126 £375 +22.95% 52
North West +7 48 £315 +34.04% 20
West Midlands +33 44 £330 +46.66% 14
Yorkshire +9 41 £350 -4.10% 20
Berkshire +2 36 £339 +23.18% 11
Birmingham +19 33 £325 +4.00% 4
South West +18 31 £338 -1.81% 27
City of London +3 29 £290 +3.57% 21
East of England +14 28 £313 +43.67% 19
West Yorkshire 0 28 £350 +7.69% 17
Hampshire -12 28 £375 +25.00% 9
Scotland +14 27 £398 +59.00% 8
Leeds +2 24 £350 +7.69% 13
Manchester -2 23 £300 +9.09% 7
Surrey +11 19 £365 +46.00% 13
Reading +11 18 £288 -19.58% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 18 £450 +26.31% 8
East Midlands -2 15 £230 -34.28% 7
Wales +10 14 £175 - 4
Milton Keynes +4 14 £450 +26.31% 5
Cheshire 0 12 £450 - 8
South Wales +9 11 £170 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 10 £294 - 7
Wiltshire +6 9 £350 -3.44% 13
Chester +3 9 £488 - 1
Oxfordshire -21 9 £463 -11.90% 3
Renfrewshire - 9 £345 -
Erskine - 9 £345 -

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 1104 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 853 (77.26%) Cisco
3 505 (45.74%) CCNP
4 483 (43.75%) Firewall
5 361 (32.70%) LAN
6 340 (30.80%) WAN
7 294 (26.63%) Windows
8 259 (23.46%) ITIL
9 241 (21.83%) VMware
10 213 (19.29%) Microsoft
11 200 (18.12%) CheckPoint
12 197 (17.84%) VPN
13 192 (17.39%) Juniper
14 191 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
15 174 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 168 (15.22%) TCP/IP
17 165 (14.95%) Active Directory
18 159 (14.40%) Security Cleared
19 156 (14.13%) Wireless
20 155 (14.04%) Linux
21 150 (13.59%) BGP
22 147 (13.32%) F5
23 143 (12.95%) OSPF
24 141 (12.77%) MPLS
25 135 (12.23%) Network Security
26 132 (11.96%) Telecoms
27 131 (11.87%) DNS
28 129 (11.68%) VoIP
28 129 (11.68%) Data Centre
29 127 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 75 (6.79%) MS Exchange
2 31 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (1.81%) IIS
5 19 (1.72%) Lync
5 19 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (1.00%) IBM Notes
6 11 (1.00%) Apache
7 9 (0.82%) CMS
7 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (0.72%) nginx
9 6 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.45%) Confluence
10 5 (0.45%) MediaWiki
11 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.18%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.18%) TPMS
Applications
1 77 (6.97%) MS Office
2 66 (5.98%) MS Excel
3 36 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.091%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.09%) Office 365
4 10 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.72%) SaaS
5 8 (0.72%) IaaS
6 7 (0.63%) PaaS
7 1 (0.091%) Yammer
7 1 (0.091%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.091%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 483 (43.75%) Firewall
2 361 (32.70%) LAN
3 340 (30.80%) WAN
4 197 (17.84%) VPN
5 191 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
6 168 (15.22%) TCP/IP
7 156 (14.13%) Wireless
8 150 (13.59%) BGP
9 143 (12.95%) OSPF
10 141 (12.77%) MPLS
11 135 (12.23%) Network Security
12 131 (11.87%) DNS
13 129 (11.68%) VoIP
14 111 (10.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 89 (8.06%) Internet
16 85 (7.70%) SAN
17 84 (7.61%) EIGRP
18 81 (7.34%) DHCP
18 81 (7.34%) VLAN
19 78 (7.07%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.00%) MySQL
3 9 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.45%) MS Access
5 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.18%) Informix
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.091%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.091%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.091%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.091%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (1.45%) Hudson
1 16 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (0.72%) JIRA
3 6 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (0.45%) Subversion
4 5 (0.45%) Metasploit
4 5 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.18%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.091%) Ant
7 1 (0.091%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 132 (11.96%) Telecoms
2 119 (10.78%) Finance
3 32 (2.90%) Banking
4 20 (1.81%) Retail
5 15 (1.36%) Marketing
6 13 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.09%) Legal
8 9 (0.82%) Local Government
9 8 (0.72%) Spanish Language
9 8 (0.72%) Electronics
10 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.54%) Advertising
10 6 (0.54%) Publishing
10 6 (0.54%) Games
10 6 (0.54%) French Language
11 5 (0.45%) German Language
11 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.36%) Military
12 4 (0.36%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 436 (39.49%) Network Engineer
2 122 (11.05%) Analyst
3 106 (9.60%) Support Engineer
4 77 (6.97%) Network Support
5 74 (6.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 54 (4.89%) Architect
7 51 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 47 (4.26%) Network Analyst
9 46 (4.17%) Security Engineer
10 45 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 44 (3.99%) 2nd Line Support
11 44 (3.99%) Network Support Engineer
12 39 (3.53%) Support Analyst
13 36 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
13 36 (3.26%) Administrator
14 33 (2.99%) Project Manager
14 33 (2.99%) Consultant
15 31 (2.81%) Network Security Engineer
16 30 (2.72%) Network Specialist
17 29 (2.63%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.09%) CSS
2 11 (1.00%) .NET
3 9 (0.82%) HTML
3 9 (0.82%) JSP
3 9 (0.82%) LAMP
3 9 (0.82%) XMPP
4 8 (0.72%) XML
5 7 (0.63%) Web Services
6 6 (0.54%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.27%) SOAP
8 3 (0.27%) REST
8 3 (0.27%) WAP
8 3 (0.27%) JSON
9 2 (0.18%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.18%) MFC
9 2 (0.18%) Middleware
10 1 (0.091%) J2EE
10 1 (0.091%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (11.68%) Data Centre
2 47 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.08%) PKI
4 21 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
5 20 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.45%) NHS
7 14 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (1.18%) CMDB
9 11 (1.00%) e-Health
9 11 (1.00%) Blackberry
10 9 (0.82%) Clustering
11 8 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.63%) Replication
12 7 (0.63%) CLARiiON
12 7 (0.63%) Wiki
13 6 (0.54%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.54%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.54%) IVR
13 6 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 294 (26.63%) Windows
2 155 (14.04%) Linux
3 107 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (7.52%) UNIX
5 80 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (6.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 27 (2.45%) Windows XP
9 24 (2.17%) Solaris
10 20 (1.81%) Windows 8
11 17 (1.54%) CentOS
11 17 (1.54%) Android
12 14 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 14 (1.27%) Debian
13 11 (1.00%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.82%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.36%) AIX
16 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (23.46%) ITIL
2 95 (8.61%) Project Management
3 82 (7.43%) Load Balancing
4 81 (7.34%) Network Design
5 61 (5.53%) Network Management
6 59 (5.34%) Migration
7 56 (5.07%) Network Monitoring
8 55 (4.98%) Service Delivery
9 51 (4.62%) PRINCE2
10 49 (4.44%) Change Management
11 45 (4.08%) Configuration Management
12 44 (3.99%) ITIL V3
13 39 (3.53%) Service Management
14 38 (3.44%) Incident Management
15 29 (2.63%) Information Security
16 25 (2.26%) Business Continuity
16 25 (2.26%) Change Control
17 22 (1.99%) Problem Management
18 21 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (6.88%) SQL
2 31 (2.81%) Perl
3 26 (2.36%) Python
4 19 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 16 (1.45%) PHP
6 14 (1.27%) Ruby
7 12 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.82%) VBScript
10 8 (0.72%) C
11 7 (0.63%) Lisp
12 4 (0.36%) VB
13 3 (0.27%) Java
14 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.091%) C#
15 1 (0.091%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.091%) Erlang
15 1 (0.091%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1104 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 505 (45.74%) CCNP
3 174 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 159 (14.40%) Security Cleared
5 124 (11.23%) SC Cleared
6 115 (10.42%) MCSE
7 79 (7.16%) CCIE
8 70 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 69 (6.25%) Degree
10 56 (5.07%) MCSA
11 49 (4.44%) MCITP
12 44 (3.99%) JNCIA
13 42 (3.80%) MCP
14 40 (3.62%) A+ Certification
15 36 (3.26%) CCDP
16 32 (2.90%) CCSA
16 32 (2.90%) DV Cleared
17 31 (2.81%) Network+ Certification
18 29 (2.63%) CCIP
19 26 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.16%) SLA
2 18 (1.63%) QA
3 16 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.72%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.27%) GPG13
8 2 (0.18%) BS7799
9 1 (0.091%) TickIT
9 1 (0.091%) BS25999
9 1 (0.091%) COBIT
9 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 165 (14.95%) Active Directory
2 127 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (4.71%) vSphere
4 45 (4.08%) XenApp
5 42 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 31 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.63%) XenServer
8 14 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.82%) Samba
9 9 (0.82%) vCloud
10 8 (0.72%) Postfix
11 7 (0.63%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.63%) Firmware
11 7 (0.63%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.54%) KVM
12 6 (0.54%) ProxySG
13 5 (0.45%) Snort
13 5 (0.45%) Squid
13 5 (0.45%) iptables
13 5 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (3.17%) SCCM
2 33 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
3 20 (1.81%) Puppet
4 18 (1.63%) SCOM
5 12 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
5 12 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.09%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.00%) OPNET
6 11 (1.00%) Cisco UCCE
6 11 (1.00%) Ansible
6 11 (1.00%) Salt
7 10 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
7 10 (0.91%) FortiGate
8 9 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
9 8 (0.72%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.72%) HP NNM
10 7 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
10 7 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 853 (77.26%) Cisco
2 241 (21.83%) VMware
3 213 (19.29%) Microsoft
4 200 (18.12%) CheckPoint
5 192 (17.39%) Juniper
6 147 (13.32%) F5
7 115 (10.42%) Citrix
8 102 (9.24%) HP
9 50 (4.53%) SolarWinds
10 41 (3.71%) Avaya
11 36 (3.26%) Oracle
12 35 (3.17%) NetApp
13 34 (3.08%) Dell
13 34 (3.08%) Blue Coat
14 33 (2.99%) Remedy
14 33 (2.99%) McAfee
15 25 (2.26%) BT
15 25 (2.26%) Symantec
16 21 (1.90%) Apple
17 20 (1.81%) Red Hat
Devon
Imperative People
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £353.77 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £220 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Imperative People
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £220.00 - £280.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £290 per day + NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £160 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 8 days ago