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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 230 256 238
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Contract jobs citing CCNA 574 444 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.20% 4.16% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 279 206
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £321 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +14.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 29 43
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.26 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £50.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%

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
11048 10665 9272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.92% 18.86% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6665 6052 5099
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 453 477
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 +14 521 £318 -2.30% 185
South East +8 150 £350 +16.66% 37
London +1 146 £310 -11.42% 63
South West +18 44 £325 -18.75% 13
Yorkshire -2 44 £325 +13.04% 19
North West -18 44 £325 -16.12% 14
Berkshire -12 39 £238 -11.62% 13
East of England +13 37 £250 -23.07% 14
City of London +2 28 £375 +15.38% 15
Oxfordshire -2 27 £350 +3.70% 2
West Yorkshire -15 25 £350 +16.66% 7
Scotland +7 23 £275 -3.50% 7
Hampshire -11 23 £375 +44.23% 2
Leeds -19 23 £350 +7.69% 6
East Midlands -10 22 £263 -32.25% 9
West Midlands -10 22 £300 +20.00% 13
Manchester -15 22 £325 -16.12% 7
Reading +8 21 £270 -36.47% 10
Wales +5 20 £225 -55.00% 7
Surrey +6 16 £375 +17.18% 13
South Wales +5 16 £215 -57.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 16 £375 +11.11% 4
Hertfordshire +11 15 - - 6
South Yorkshire -3 15 £225 -20.00% 5
Sheffield -10 13 £225 -20.00% 4
Kent +6 12 £363 -9.37% 2
Wiltshire +5 12 £350 - 3
Birmingham +5 12 £300 +20.00% 3
Devon - 12 £300 - 1
Milton Keynes +1 11 £300 +43.71% 3

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1166 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 899 (77.10%) Cisco
3 551 (47.26%) CCNP
4 550 (47.17%) Firewall
5 381 (32.68%) LAN
6 377 (32.33%) WAN
7 317 (27.19%) Windows
8 266 (22.81%) ITIL
9 254 (21.78%) VMware
10 236 (20.24%) CheckPoint
11 218 (18.70%) Microsoft
12 207 (17.75%) Juniper
13 205 (17.58%) VPN
14 203 (17.41%) TCP/IP
15 193 (16.55%) Cisco ASA
16 190 (16.30%) Wireless
17 183 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
18 177 (15.18%) DNS
19 171 (14.67%) Active Directory
20 169 (14.49%) Network Security
21 160 (13.72%) Data Centre
22 159 (13.64%) Security Cleared
23 153 (13.12%) OSPF
24 151 (12.95%) Linux
25 150 (12.86%) F5
26 147 (12.61%) BGP
27 140 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
28 138 (11.84%) VoIP
29 136 (11.66%) MCSE
30 134 (11.49%) MPLS

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 72 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 32 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (1.97%) Lync
5 16 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (0.77%) CMS
7 9 (0.77%) IBM Notes
8 8 (0.69%) IIS
9 7 (0.60%) Apache
10 6 (0.51%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.34%) nginx
13 2 (0.17%) TPMS
13 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.17%) JBoss
13 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.17%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.086%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (6.26%) MS Office
2 63 (5.40%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.086%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.46%) SaaS
3 13 (1.11%) Office 365
4 12 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.86%) IaaS
6 9 (0.77%) PaaS
7 8 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.17%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.086%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.086%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.086%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 550 (47.17%) Firewall
2 381 (32.68%) LAN
3 377 (32.33%) WAN
4 205 (17.58%) VPN
5 203 (17.41%) TCP/IP
6 193 (16.55%) Cisco ASA
7 190 (16.30%) Wireless
8 177 (15.18%) DNS
9 169 (14.49%) Network Security
10 153 (13.12%) OSPF
11 147 (12.61%) BGP
12 138 (11.84%) VoIP
13 134 (11.49%) MPLS
14 123 (10.55%) DHCP
14 123 (10.55%) Cisco Nexus
15 103 (8.83%) VLAN
16 91 (7.80%) SAN
17 82 (7.03%) Internet
18 78 (6.69%) EIGRP
18 78 (6.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.69%) Big Data
3 7 (0.60%) MySQL
4 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.34%) MS Access
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.086%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.086%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.086%) Redis
8 1 (0.086%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.086%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.086%) DB2
8 1 (0.086%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.60%) Metasploit
2 7 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.26%) JIRA
4 3 (0.26%) Hudson
4 3 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.17%) StarTeam
General
1 128 (10.98%) Telecoms
2 105 (9.01%) Finance
3 24 (2.06%) Banking
4 21 (1.80%) Retail
5 14 (1.20%) Marketing
6 13 (1.11%) Local Government
7 10 (0.86%) Publishing
8 9 (0.77%) Legal
9 8 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.60%) Advertising
10 7 (0.60%) Back Office
11 6 (0.51%) French Language
12 5 (0.43%) German Language
12 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.43%) Games
13 4 (0.34%) Military
13 4 (0.34%) Electronics
14 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 496 (42.54%) Network Engineer
2 105 (9.01%) Support Engineer
3 93 (7.98%) Analyst
4 84 (7.20%) Cisco Engineer
5 75 (6.43%) Network Support
6 68 (5.83%) Architect
7 67 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 60 (5.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 57 (4.89%) Security Engineer
10 44 (3.77%) Consultant
11 42 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
12 41 (3.52%) Network Support Engineer
12 41 (3.52%) Senior Network Engineer
13 39 (3.34%) Network Security Engineer
14 36 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
15 33 (2.83%) Network Analyst
15 33 (2.83%) Project Manager
16 31 (2.66%) Administrator
17 30 (2.57%) Network Architect
18 28 (2.40%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.72%) CSS
2 15 (1.29%) 802.1X
3 13 (1.11%) .NET
4 11 (0.94%) LAMP
5 9 (0.77%) Web Services
6 7 (0.60%) XML
7 6 (0.51%) XMPP
7 6 (0.51%) HTML
8 5 (0.43%) Middleware
9 3 (0.26%) REST
9 3 (0.26%) SOAP
9 3 (0.26%) JSON
9 3 (0.26%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.17%) WAP
10 2 (0.17%) JSP
10 2 (0.17%) MFC
11 1 (0.086%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.086%) J2EE
11 1 (0.086%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 160 (13.72%) Data Centre
2 50 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
4 28 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 22 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.80%) PKI
7 20 (1.72%) NHS
7 20 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.11%) e-Health
9 12 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.86%) Replication
11 8 (0.69%) Clustering
12 7 (0.60%) IVR
12 7 (0.60%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.60%) Cryptography
12 7 (0.60%) CCTV
12 7 (0.60%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.51%) CLARiiON
14 5 (0.43%) GIS
14 5 (0.43%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 317 (27.19%) Windows
2 151 (12.95%) Linux
3 123 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (8.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (6.00%) UNIX
6 64 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 30 (2.57%) Windows XP
8 24 (2.06%) Solaris
9 22 (1.89%) Android
10 16 (1.37%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (1.20%) CentOS
12 10 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.77%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.77%) Debian
14 8 (0.69%) AIX
15 7 (0.60%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.51%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (22.81%) ITIL
2 91 (7.80%) Project Management
3 89 (7.63%) Network Design
4 77 (6.60%) Load Balancing
5 60 (5.15%) Migration
6 58 (4.97%) Service Delivery
7 47 (4.03%) Network Management
7 47 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
8 45 (3.86%) Change Management
9 44 (3.77%) PRINCE2
10 43 (3.69%) Service Management
11 42 (3.60%) Information Security
12 37 (3.17%) Configuration Management
12 37 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
13 34 (2.92%) ITIL V3
14 32 (2.74%) SIEM
15 28 (2.40%) Change Control
15 28 (2.40%) Incident Management
16 27 (2.32%) Capacity Management
17 24 (2.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 84 (7.20%) SQL
2 19 (1.63%) Perl
3 18 (1.54%) C
4 17 (1.46%) Python
5 15 (1.29%) PowerShell
6 13 (1.11%) Bash Shell
7 9 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.51%) PHP
9 5 (0.43%) VBScript
9 5 (0.43%) Lisp
10 4 (0.34%) Ruby
10 4 (0.34%) Java
11 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.086%) C#
13 1 (0.086%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1166 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 551 (47.26%) CCNP
3 183 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 159 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 136 (11.66%) MCSE
6 123 (10.55%) SC Cleared
7 85 (7.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 76 (6.52%) Degree
8 76 (6.52%) CCIE
9 72 (6.17%) CCSA
10 71 (6.09%) MCSA
11 63 (5.40%) CISSP
12 58 (4.97%) MCITP
13 50 (4.29%) JNCIA
14 46 (3.95%) CCDP
15 41 (3.52%) A+ Certification
16 37 (3.17%) CCSE
17 33 (2.83%) CCDA
18 32 (2.74%) Network+ Certification
19 31 (2.66%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.43%) SLA
2 18 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.37%) QA
3 16 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (1.03%) HIPAA
5 11 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.43%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.17%) BS7799
8 1 (0.086%) TickIT
8 1 (0.086%) BS25999
8 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 171 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 140 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (5.57%) vSphere
4 44 (3.77%) XenApp
5 41 (3.52%) Hyper-V
6 29 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (1.63%) ProxySG
8 12 (1.03%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.86%) KVM
9 10 (0.86%) NFS
9 10 (0.86%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.77%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.77%) vCloud
11 8 (0.69%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.51%) Firmware
13 5 (0.43%) Samba
13 5 (0.43%) Snort
13 5 (0.43%) Squid
13 5 (0.43%) XenServer
14 4 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (2.74%) SCCM
2 29 (2.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (1.89%) SCOM
4 17 (1.46%) Backup Exec
5 14 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
6 13 (1.11%) FortiGate
7 12 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
7 12 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
8 11 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
8 11 (0.94%) OpenView
9 10 (0.86%) Cacti
10 9 (0.77%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (0.69%) OPNET
12 7 (0.60%) Nmap
12 7 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (0.60%) Puppet
13 6 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
14 5 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 899 (77.10%) Cisco
2 254 (21.78%) VMware
3 236 (20.24%) CheckPoint
4 218 (18.70%) Microsoft
5 207 (17.75%) Juniper
6 150 (12.86%) F5
7 110 (9.43%) Citrix
8 109 (9.35%) HP
9 54 (4.63%) Blue Coat
10 42 (3.60%) Oracle
10 42 (3.60%) SolarWinds
11 37 (3.17%) Avaya
11 37 (3.17%) McAfee
12 35 (3.00%) Aruba
13 34 (2.92%) Dell
14 33 (2.83%) NetApp
14 33 (2.83%) Remedy
15 31 (2.66%) Fortinet
16 30 (2.57%) Nokia
17 28 (2.40%) Symantec
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £210 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: £50 per hour + overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £685 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 9 days ago