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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 230 273 244
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -29
Contract jobs citing CCNA 459 331 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.67% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.89% 3.43% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 177 181
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£310 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £184 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £20.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.62% -37.12%

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
11806 9640 8124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.17% 19.53% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6894 5202 4369
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 452 474
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +50 445 £310 -0.32% 258
London +25 153 £320 -8.57% 83
South East +33 114 £320 +2.89% 64
North West +1 40 £273 +81.66% 25
South West +3 37 £356 +42.50% 34
Berkshire +6 35 £275 +19.56% 15
Yorkshire +13 34 £300 +33.33% 23
City of London +12 29 £363 +7.40% 22
Hampshire +5 29 £336 +8.11% 11
Manchester +3 22 £260 +15.55% 12
East of England +14 21 £235 -41.25% 7
West Midlands -6 20 £300 -7.69% 16
East Midlands +10 19 £313 -13.19% 7
West Yorkshire -4 19 £331 +54.06% 18
Surrey +4 18 £300 -4.00% 16
South Yorkshire +9 14 £300 +33.33% 2
Cheshire +7 14 £324 +129.20% 8
Devon +7 12 £300 - 5
Nottinghamshire +1 12 £306 - 1
Leeds -14 12 £344 +52.77% 14
Bristol +2 11 £393 +124.28% 7
Chester - 11 £375 - 2
Nottingham +2 10 £306 - 1
Scotland -10 10 £288 -12.03% 6
Reading +3 9 £240 +37.14% 7
Oxfordshire -9 9 £320 -14.66% 6
West Sussex -12 9 £310 -22.50% 1
Milton Keynes -2 8 £255 - 5
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £255 -46.31% 6
Bradford - 8 £253 - 1

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1009 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 823 (81.57%) Cisco
3 491 (48.66%) Firewall
4 460 (45.59%) CCNP
5 346 (34.29%) LAN
6 343 (33.99%) WAN
7 280 (27.75%) Windows
8 227 (22.50%) ITIL
9 208 (20.61%) VMware
10 195 (19.33%) Cisco ASA
11 191 (18.93%) Juniper
12 190 (18.83%) BGP
13 184 (18.24%) VPN
14 176 (17.44%) Linux
15 168 (16.65%) CheckPoint
16 163 (16.15%) OSPF
16 163 (16.15%) Microsoft
17 162 (16.06%) Security Cleared
18 160 (15.86%) MPLS
19 141 (13.97%) TCP/IP
20 137 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
20 137 (13.58%) Telecoms
21 133 (13.18%) Active Directory
21 133 (13.18%) F5
22 132 (13.08%) VoIP
23 127 (12.59%) Network Security
24 125 (12.39%) Wireless
25 120 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
25 120 (11.89%) SC Cleared
26 117 (11.60%) EIGRP

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 76 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 38 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (2.78%) IIS
4 19 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.49%) Apache
8 14 (1.39%) Lync
9 12 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.50%) nginx
12 5 (0.50%) Confluence
12 5 (0.50%) MediaWiki
13 4 (0.40%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.20%) SAS
15 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.06%) MS Office
3 32 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.30%) MS Project
6 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.099%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.099%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.099%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.19%) Office 365
2 8 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 491 (48.66%) Firewall
2 346 (34.29%) LAN
3 343 (33.99%) WAN
4 195 (19.33%) Cisco ASA
5 190 (18.83%) BGP
6 184 (18.24%) VPN
7 163 (16.15%) OSPF
8 160 (15.86%) MPLS
9 141 (13.97%) TCP/IP
10 132 (13.08%) VoIP
11 127 (12.59%) Network Security
12 125 (12.39%) Wireless
13 117 (11.60%) EIGRP
14 110 (10.90%) DNS
15 101 (10.01%) Cisco Nexus
16 92 (9.12%) SAN
17 84 (8.33%) VLAN
18 75 (7.43%) DHCP
19 72 (7.14%) Ethernet
20 69 (6.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.29%) MySQL
4 10 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.30%) MS Access
7 3 (0.30%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.20%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (0.20%) Big Data
9 1 (0.099%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.099%) DB2
9 1 (0.099%) Informix
9 1 (0.099%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (1.98%) Jenkins
2 19 (1.88%) Hudson
3 5 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.50%) JIRA
3 5 (0.50%) Subversion
4 4 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.30%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.20%) Ant
7 1 (0.099%) Metasploit
General
1 137 (13.58%) Telecoms
2 99 (9.81%) Finance
3 55 (5.45%) Banking
4 15 (1.49%) Legal
5 14 (1.39%) Retail
6 13 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.79%) Local Government
8 7 (0.69%) Marketing
9 6 (0.59%) Electronics
9 6 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.50%) Back Office
10 5 (0.50%) Law
11 3 (0.30%) Games
11 3 (0.30%) German Language
11 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.30%) Billing
12 2 (0.20%) Automotive
12 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.20%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 410 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 122 (12.09%) Analyst
3 91 (9.02%) Support Engineer
4 75 (7.43%) Network Support
5 74 (7.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 61 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 51 (5.05%) Network Analyst
8 44 (4.36%) Network Support Engineer
8 44 (4.36%) Architect
9 42 (4.16%) Security Engineer
10 39 (3.87%) Consultant
11 38 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
12 36 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 33 (3.27%) Operations Engineer
13 33 (3.27%) IP Engineer
14 31 (3.07%) Implementation Engineer
15 30 (2.97%) Network Specialist
16 28 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
17 27 (2.68%) Support Analyst
18 26 (2.58%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.78%) XMPP
2 16 (1.59%) HTML
3 14 (1.39%) JSP
4 10 (0.99%) .NET
5 9 (0.89%) CSS
6 8 (0.79%) Web Services
6 8 (0.79%) WAP
6 8 (0.79%) LAMP
7 7 (0.69%) Middleware
7 7 (0.69%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.50%) XML
8 5 (0.50%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.30%) SOAP
10 2 (0.20%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.099%) SAP Basis
11 1 (0.099%) JMS
11 1 (0.099%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
1 29 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (2.58%) PKI
3 22 (2.18%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.08%) Clustering
5 20 (1.98%) Blackberry
6 18 (1.78%) IVR
7 11 (1.09%) e-Health
7 11 (1.09%) Wiki
7 11 (1.09%) Visualisation
8 10 (0.99%) Open Source
8 10 (0.99%) CMDB
8 10 (0.99%) NHS
9 9 (0.89%) User Experience
10 8 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.69%) Replication
12 6 (0.59%) Handset
12 6 (0.59%) CESG
12 6 (0.59%) Statistics
13 5 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 280 (27.75%) Windows
2 176 (17.44%) Linux
3 101 (10.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 95 (9.42%) UNIX
5 74 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 69 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (4.96%) Windows 7
8 31 (3.07%) CentOS
9 30 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 24 (2.38%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.39%) Solaris
12 13 (1.29%) Windows 2000
12 13 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (1.19%) Android
14 11 (1.09%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.59%) Debian
16 5 (0.50%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (22.50%) ITIL
2 94 (9.32%) Load Balancing
3 91 (9.02%) Network Monitoring
4 86 (8.52%) Network Management
4 86 (8.52%) Network Design
5 61 (6.05%) Migration
6 45 (4.46%) Service Delivery
7 44 (4.36%) Incident Management
8 42 (4.16%) Project Management
9 41 (4.06%) Change Management
10 38 (3.77%) Configuration Management
11 34 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
12 33 (3.27%) Information Security
13 29 (2.87%) PRINCE2
13 29 (2.87%) Network Architecture
14 27 (2.68%) Mentoring
15 26 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
16 25 (2.48%) DevOps
17 23 (2.28%) Disaster Recovery
18 22 (2.18%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 47 (4.66%) Perl
1 47 (4.66%) SQL
2 34 (3.37%) Python
3 30 (2.97%) Bash Shell
4 26 (2.58%) PowerShell
5 24 (2.38%) PHP
6 16 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 16 (1.59%) Ruby
7 12 (1.19%) VBScript
8 10 (0.99%) VB
9 6 (0.59%) C
9 6 (0.59%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.40%) Java
10 4 (0.40%) Lisp
10 4 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.20%) Erlang
12 1 (0.099%) VBA
12 1 (0.099%) Tcl
12 1 (0.099%) C++
Qualifications
1 1009 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 460 (45.59%) CCNP
3 162 (16.06%) Security Cleared
4 137 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 120 (11.89%) SC Cleared
6 105 (10.41%) MCSE
7 86 (8.52%) CCIE
8 59 (5.85%) CCDP
9 47 (4.66%) CCIP
10 44 (4.36%) JNCIA
11 42 (4.16%) DV Cleared
12 40 (3.96%) MCP
13 39 (3.87%) Degree
14 35 (3.47%) MCITP
14 35 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 35 (3.47%) MCSA
15 29 (2.87%) CISSP
16 27 (2.68%) VCP4
17 24 (2.38%) CCSA
18 21 (2.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.14%) SLA
2 27 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.19%) JSP 440
4 10 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.79%) QA
5 8 (0.79%) GPG13
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.099%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.099%) COBIT
System Software
1 133 (13.18%) Active Directory
2 120 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (4.56%) vSphere
4 38 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 30 (2.97%) XenApp
6 29 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (2.18%) XenServer
8 17 (1.68%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.39%) Firmware
10 13 (1.29%) Snort
11 12 (1.19%) KVM
12 11 (1.09%) vCloud
12 11 (1.09%) Samba
13 10 (0.99%) Squid
14 9 (0.89%) VMware ESX
15 7 (0.69%) ProxySG
16 5 (0.50%) NFS
16 5 (0.50%) Postfix
16 5 (0.50%) UAG
17 4 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (2.97%) SCCM
1 30 (2.97%) FortiGate
2 25 (2.48%) Puppet
3 21 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 18 (1.78%) OPNET
6 14 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 14 (1.39%) Salt
7 12 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
8 11 (1.09%) CA Spectrum
9 9 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.89%) Ansible
10 8 (0.79%) Nagios
10 8 (0.79%) OpenView
10 8 (0.79%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.79%) Nessus
11 7 (0.69%) HP NNM
11 7 (0.69%) WSUS
11 7 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
11 7 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 823 (81.57%) Cisco
2 208 (20.61%) VMware
3 191 (18.93%) Juniper
4 168 (16.65%) CheckPoint
5 163 (16.15%) Microsoft
6 133 (13.18%) F5
7 107 (10.60%) HP
8 89 (8.82%) Citrix
9 64 (6.34%) SolarWinds
10 43 (4.26%) McAfee
11 38 (3.77%) Avaya
11 38 (3.77%) NetApp
12 37 (3.67%) Riverbed
13 35 (3.47%) Blue Coat
14 33 (3.27%) BT
15 31 (3.07%) Remedy
16 27 (2.68%) Red Hat
17 26 (2.58%) Fortinet
18 25 (2.48%) Nortel
19 19 (1.88%) Nokia
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
UK
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 15 hours ago
Goole
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £535 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago