The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 264 244 239
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNA 377 394 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 4.34% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 173 235
Average daily rate
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£320 £294 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £289 £259
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +11.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.21 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.83% +15.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +8.42%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10255 9068 9807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.05% 17.79% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 4879 5054
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 501 610
Average hourly rate £18.97 £21.87 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.26% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%

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 23 July 2014.

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 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -16 352 £313 +5.93% 180
London +23 125 £325 +4.00% 61
South East +15 118 £320 -1.53% 38
Berkshire +15 36 £275 -14.33% 14
Hampshire -10 29 £323 -28.33% 7
City of London +18 24 £293 -3.30% 24
Yorkshire -1 23 £325 +8.33% 20
North West -17 21 £275 - 7
West Sussex +16 18 £290 - 2
West Yorkshire -5 17 £325 +8.33% 16
West Midlands -22 17 £250 +38.88% 10
Scotland -11 16 £238 -20.83% 4
South West -26 16 £350 +27.27% 11
East of England -47 16 £218 -18.69% 24
Bracknell +13 12 £231 -22.91%
East Midlands +9 11 £350 +7.69% 7
Crawley - 10 £335 - 1
Reading +16 9 £438 - 2
Leeds +5 9 £325 - 11
Birmingham +1 9 £275 +61.76% 2
Surrey -6 9 £300 +30.43% 7
Kent +4 8 £350 +27.27% 3
Oxfordshire -8 8 £425 +78.94% 1
Slough +5 7 £375 +27.65% 5
Manchester -2 7 £275 +14.58% 6
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £438 +59.09% 3
Oxford -5 6 £325 +36.84%
Cheshire -7 6 - - 1
Aberdeen +8 5 £425 +41.66%
Milton Keynes +4 5 £438 - 1

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 730 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 565 (77.40%) Cisco
3 325 (44.52%) Firewall
4 315 (43.15%) CCNP
5 252 (34.52%) LAN
6 251 (34.38%) WAN
7 229 (31.37%) Windows
8 164 (22.47%) ITIL
9 163 (22.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 152 (20.82%) Microsoft
11 146 (20.00%) VMware
12 133 (18.22%) MCSE
13 132 (18.08%) Juniper
14 127 (17.40%) Active Directory
15 122 (16.71%) Wireless
16 113 (15.48%) TCP/IP
16 113 (15.48%) Security Cleared
17 108 (14.79%) VoIP
17 108 (14.79%) MPLS
18 104 (14.25%) Citrix
19 103 (14.11%) VPN
20 102 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
21 97 (13.29%) HP
22 95 (13.01%) Network Security
23 93 (12.74%) CheckPoint
24 89 (12.19%) Telecoms
24 89 (12.19%) SC Cleared
25 84 (11.51%) DNS
26 82 (11.23%) SAN
26 82 (11.23%) Cisco ASA

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 78 (10.68%) MS Exchange
2 48 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (2.33%) IIS
6 9 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.96%) Lync
7 7 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (0.68%) Apache
9 3 (0.41%) nginx
9 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.27%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.27%) Confluence
10 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.62%) MS Office
3 24 (3.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.55%) MS Project
5 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 325 (44.52%) Firewall
2 252 (34.52%) LAN
3 251 (34.38%) WAN
4 122 (16.71%) Wireless
5 113 (15.48%) TCP/IP
6 108 (14.79%) VoIP
6 108 (14.79%) MPLS
7 103 (14.11%) VPN
8 95 (13.01%) Network Security
9 84 (11.51%) DNS
10 82 (11.23%) SAN
10 82 (11.23%) Cisco ASA
11 77 (10.55%) BGP
12 71 (9.73%) OSPF
13 61 (8.36%) VLAN
14 51 (6.99%) EIGRP
15 50 (6.85%) Ethernet
16 49 (6.71%) DHCP
17 47 (6.44%) Cisco Nexus
18 43 (5.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.92%) MySQL
3 8 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.27%) MS Access
8 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (0.82%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.27%) Hudson
4 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.27%) Subversion
4 2 (0.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.14%) Ant
General
1 89 (12.19%) Telecoms
2 78 (10.68%) Finance
3 33 (4.52%) Banking
4 12 (1.64%) Retail
5 6 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.68%) Law
6 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.68%) Local Government
7 4 (0.55%) Advertising
7 4 (0.55%) Billing
8 3 (0.41%) Publishing
8 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.27%) Legal
9 2 (0.27%) Automotive
9 2 (0.27%) Front Office
9 2 (0.27%) Marketing
9 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.14%) French Language
10 1 (0.14%) Back Office
10 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 276 (37.81%) Network Engineer
2 74 (10.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 73 (10.00%) Analyst
4 69 (9.45%) Support Engineer
5 58 (7.95%) Network Support
6 49 (6.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 42 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (4.11%) Network Analyst
9 28 (3.84%) Administrator
9 28 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (3.15%) Network Support Engineer
11 22 (3.01%) Security Engineer
11 22 (3.01%) Consultant
12 21 (2.88%) Architect
12 21 (2.88%) Implementation Engineer
13 20 (2.74%) Senior Network Engineer
13 20 (2.74%) Cisco Support
14 18 (2.47%) Network Manager
14 18 (2.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (2.33%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.60%) .NET
2 14 (1.92%) JSP
3 13 (1.78%) XMPP
4 10 (1.37%) HTML
5 7 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.82%) Application Packaging
6 6 (0.82%) LAMP
7 5 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.55%) SOAP
8 4 (0.55%) Web Services
9 3 (0.41%) CSS
9 3 (0.41%) HTML5
10 2 (0.27%) WAP
10 2 (0.27%) COM
11 1 (0.14%) DCOM
11 1 (0.14%) RSS
11 1 (0.14%) OCX
11 1 (0.14%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.64%) NHS
3 12 (1.64%) Blackberry
3 12 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.23%) EqualLogic
5 7 (0.96%) Fat Client
5 7 (0.96%) Thin Client
5 7 (0.96%) Clustering
6 6 (0.82%) CMDB
7 5 (0.68%) Statistics
7 5 (0.68%) Celerra
7 5 (0.68%) CLARiiON
7 5 (0.68%) Firmware
7 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.55%) Replication
8 4 (0.55%) SCADA
9 3 (0.41%) SecurID
9 3 (0.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 229 (31.37%) Windows
2 102 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (10.68%) Linux
4 63 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (5.34%) UNIX
7 21 (2.88%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.47%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.64%) Solaris
10 11 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.23%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.96%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.68%) CentOS
15 4 (0.55%) Debian
15 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.55%) Android
16 2 (0.27%) HPUX
16 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (22.47%) ITIL
2 57 (7.81%) Network Design
3 49 (6.71%) Network Management
4 46 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 41 (5.62%) Migration
6 37 (5.07%) Change Management
7 36 (4.93%) Project Management
8 34 (4.66%) Incident Management
9 25 (3.42%) Service Management
10 23 (3.15%) Service Delivery
10 23 (3.15%) Load Balancing
10 23 (3.15%) Network Monitoring
11 22 (3.01%) PRINCE2
12 20 (2.74%) Information Security
13 18 (2.47%) Change Control
14 16 (2.19%) CRM
14 16 (2.19%) Time Management
15 15 (2.05%) Business Continuity
16 14 (1.92%) Problem Management
16 14 (1.92%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (7.40%) SQL
2 24 (3.29%) Java
2 24 (3.29%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.60%) Perl
4 18 (2.47%) C#
5 16 (2.19%) VB
6 10 (1.37%) C
7 8 (1.10%) VBScript
8 7 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.82%) C++
9 6 (0.82%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.68%) PHP
11 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.27%) Ruby
12 2 (0.27%) Python
12 2 (0.27%) Lisp
13 1 (0.14%) Erlang
13 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 730 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 315 (43.15%) CCNP
3 163 (22.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 133 (18.22%) MCSE
5 113 (15.48%) Security Cleared
6 89 (12.19%) SC Cleared
7 58 (7.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 54 (7.40%) MCITP
9 52 (7.12%) CCIE
10 48 (6.58%) MCSA
11 43 (5.89%) MCP
12 40 (5.48%) CISSP
12 40 (5.48%) Degree
13 34 (4.66%) Citrix Certification
14 32 (4.38%) DV Cleared
15 30 (4.11%) CCDP
16 29 (3.97%) CCA
17 28 (3.84%) CCSA
18 23 (3.15%) JNCIA
18 23 (3.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.85%) SLA
2 14 (1.92%) QA
3 13 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.68%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.41%) GPG13
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 127 (17.40%) Active Directory
2 55 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.93%) XenApp
4 34 (4.66%) vSphere
5 25 (3.42%) Hyper-V
6 17 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 16 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.23%) XenServer
8 9 (1.23%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.82%) NFS
9 6 (0.82%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.68%) Snort
11 3 (0.41%) KVM
11 3 (0.41%) Squid
12 2 (0.27%) Xen
12 2 (0.27%) Postfix
12 2 (0.27%) Samba
12 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.27%) vCloud
12 2 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 31 (4.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (3.29%) SCCM
3 17 (2.33%) OPNET
4 12 (1.64%) NetBackup
4 12 (1.64%) Nessus
5 9 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (0.96%) WSUS
7 7 (0.96%) SCOM
8 6 (0.82%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
10 4 (0.55%) OpenView
11 3 (0.41%) Netcool
11 3 (0.41%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.41%) Puppet
11 3 (0.41%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 565 (77.40%) Cisco
2 152 (20.82%) Microsoft
3 146 (20.00%) VMware
4 132 (18.08%) Juniper
5 104 (14.25%) Citrix
6 97 (13.29%) HP
7 93 (12.74%) CheckPoint
8 65 (8.90%) F5
9 33 (4.52%) Oracle
10 31 (4.25%) Blue Coat
10 31 (4.25%) McAfee
11 30 (4.11%) SolarWinds
12 25 (3.42%) Riverbed
13 24 (3.29%) EMC
14 21 (2.88%) Nortel
14 21 (2.88%) Symantec
14 21 (2.88%) Remedy
14 21 (2.88%) Avaya
15 18 (2.47%) Dell
16 17 (2.33%) Nokia
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