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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 208 284 233
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -51
Contract jobs citing CCNA 591 363 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 0.69% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.72% 3.54% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 213 161
Average daily rate
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£300 £311 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +4.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 24 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £15.75 £13.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -15.00%

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
10329 10256 8594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.07% 19.48% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5893 5990 4605
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 531 468
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +68 545 £301 -3.68% 220
London +24 175 £300 -7.69% 65
South East +31 157 £325 +18.18% 53
Hampshire +22 54 £280 +1.80% 10
West Midlands +37 53 £325 -18.75% 18
Berkshire +1 39 £345 +52.48% 11
City of London +12 37 £250 -23.07% 21
Yorkshire +7 37 £300 -20.00% 18
North West -10 36 £373 +49.00% 25
East of England +21 33 £275 -8.33% 15
Birmingham +21 31 £328 -18.12% 9
Surrey +23 24 £295 +4.88% 11
South West +13 23 £300 -14.28% 19
Buckinghamshire +12 23 £450 +2.85% 6
East Midlands +10 23 £315 -21.25% 4
Scotland -1 22 £285 -5.00% 7
Manchester -2 20 £265 -1.85% 12
Milton Keynes +13 18 £450 -10.00% 3
Reading +13 18 £288 +47.43% 5
West Yorkshire -3 18 £350 -2.09% 11
Wales +22 17 £175 -62.16% 7
South Wales +14 12 £165 -64.32% 7
Hertfordshire +6 12 £375 +44.23% 6
Leeds -7 12 £350 +3.70% 8
Cheshire -4 11 £450 - 8
Maidenhead +13 8 £398 -
Essex +2 8 £275 -31.25% 3
South Yorkshire - 8 £300 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 8 £300 - 2
Nottingham - 8 £300 - 2

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1062 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 843 (79.38%) Cisco
3 492 (46.33%) Firewall
4 477 (44.92%) CCNP
5 360 (33.90%) LAN
6 337 (31.73%) WAN
7 284 (26.74%) Windows
8 246 (23.16%) ITIL
9 221 (20.81%) VMware
10 213 (20.06%) Microsoft
11 211 (19.87%) Cisco ASA
12 205 (19.30%) VPN
13 201 (18.93%) Juniper
14 182 (17.14%) CheckPoint
15 172 (16.20%) TCP/IP
16 167 (15.73%) Active Directory
17 165 (15.54%) Linux
17 165 (15.54%) MPLS
18 164 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
19 163 (15.35%) BGP
20 157 (14.78%) Wireless
21 156 (14.69%) Security Cleared
22 155 (14.60%) F5
23 153 (14.41%) OSPF
24 130 (12.24%) DNS
25 129 (12.15%) Network Security
26 128 (12.05%) Telecoms
27 123 (11.58%) VoIP
28 117 (11.02%) Finance
29 115 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (7.44%) MS Exchange
2 30 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.45%) IIS
4 19 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (1.60%) Lync
7 12 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.04%) Apache
9 8 (0.75%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.75%) nginx
10 5 (0.47%) Confluence
10 5 (0.47%) MediaWiki
11 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.28%) CMS
12 2 (0.19%) SAS
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.19%) TPMS
13 1 (0.094%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (6.59%) MS Office
2 62 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 41 (3.86%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.56%) MS Project
6 1 (0.094%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.094%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.13%) Office 365
4 11 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.28%) SaaS
5 3 (0.28%) PaaS
5 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.094%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 492 (46.33%) Firewall
2 360 (33.90%) LAN
3 337 (31.73%) WAN
4 211 (19.87%) Cisco ASA
5 205 (19.30%) VPN
6 172 (16.20%) TCP/IP
7 165 (15.54%) MPLS
8 163 (15.35%) BGP
9 157 (14.78%) Wireless
10 153 (14.41%) OSPF
11 130 (12.24%) DNS
12 129 (12.15%) Network Security
13 123 (11.58%) VoIP
14 104 (9.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 102 (9.60%) EIGRP
16 93 (8.76%) VLAN
17 86 (8.10%) Internet
18 85 (8.00%) DHCP
19 84 (7.91%) Ethernet
20 73 (6.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.32%) MySQL
3 11 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.28%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.28%) MS Access
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.19%) Informix
7 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.094%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.094%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.094%) Big Data
8 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.094%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.51%) Hudson
3 8 (0.75%) JIRA
4 5 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.47%) Subversion
4 5 (0.47%) StarTeam
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.094%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.094%) Ant
General
1 128 (12.05%) Telecoms
2 117 (11.02%) Finance
3 39 (3.67%) Banking
4 17 (1.60%) Retail
5 15 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.32%) Marketing
7 11 (1.04%) Legal
8 10 (0.94%) Local Government
9 8 (0.75%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.56%) Games
10 6 (0.56%) Electronics
10 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.47%) Advertising
11 5 (0.47%) Publishing
12 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.38%) Back Office
12 4 (0.38%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.28%) Automotive
13 3 (0.28%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 425 (40.02%) Network Engineer
2 127 (11.96%) Analyst
3 102 (9.60%) Support Engineer
4 92 (8.66%) Network Support
5 74 (6.97%) Cisco Engineer
6 50 (4.71%) Architect
6 50 (4.71%) Network Analyst
7 49 (4.61%) Network Support Engineer
8 44 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 41 (3.86%) Support Analyst
10 39 (3.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 39 (3.67%) Security Engineer
11 37 (3.48%) Senior Network Engineer
12 36 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 36 (3.39%) Consultant
13 30 (2.82%) Operations Engineer
13 30 (2.82%) Project Manager
14 29 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
15 28 (2.64%) Network Security Engineer
16 27 (2.54%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.60%) XMPP
2 14 (1.32%) HTML
3 11 (1.04%) .NET
3 11 (1.04%) JSP
4 9 (0.85%) XML
5 7 (0.66%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.66%) CSS
6 6 (0.56%) Web Services
6 6 (0.56%) WAP
6 6 (0.56%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.38%) LAMP
8 3 (0.28%) REST
8 3 (0.28%) JSON
8 3 (0.28%) SOAP
9 2 (0.19%) MFC
9 2 (0.19%) Middleware
9 2 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.19%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.094%) YAML
10 1 (0.094%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (2.54%) PKI
3 26 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.88%) Blackberry
6 14 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.22%) CMDB
7 13 (1.22%) NHS
8 12 (1.13%) Clustering
9 10 (0.94%) Wiki
10 9 (0.85%) e-Health
11 8 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.75%) Handset
11 8 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (0.66%) Open Source
12 7 (0.66%) CLARiiON
13 5 (0.47%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.47%) Replication
13 5 (0.47%) IVR
13 5 (0.47%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 284 (26.74%) Windows
2 165 (15.54%) Linux
3 102 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (7.06%) UNIX
6 71 (6.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 65 (6.12%) Windows 7
8 26 (2.45%) Windows XP
9 25 (2.35%) Windows 8
10 22 (2.07%) CentOS
11 19 (1.79%) Solaris
12 18 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (1.69%) Android
13 13 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (1.22%) Debian
14 10 (0.94%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.56%) AIX
17 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (23.16%) ITIL
2 89 (8.38%) Network Design
3 86 (8.10%) Project Management
4 85 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 82 (7.72%) Network Management
6 65 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
7 59 (5.56%) Migration
8 51 (4.80%) Service Delivery
9 50 (4.71%) Configuration Management
10 45 (4.24%) Change Management
11 44 (4.14%) PRINCE2
11 44 (4.14%) Incident Management
12 42 (3.95%) ITIL V3
13 35 (3.30%) Service Management
14 32 (3.01%) Information Security
15 26 (2.45%) Change Control
15 26 (2.45%) Root Cause Analysis
15 26 (2.45%) Business Continuity
16 25 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 66 (6.21%) SQL
2 33 (3.11%) Perl
3 29 (2.73%) Python
4 20 (1.88%) Bash Shell
5 19 (1.79%) PHP
6 17 (1.60%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.41%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.22%) Ruby
9 11 (1.04%) VBScript
10 8 (0.75%) VB
11 7 (0.66%) Lisp
12 6 (0.56%) C
13 3 (0.28%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.28%) Java
14 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.094%) Erlang
15 1 (0.094%) Groovy
15 1 (0.094%) C#
Qualifications
1 1062 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 477 (44.92%) CCNP
3 164 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 156 (14.69%) Security Cleared
5 113 (10.64%) SC Cleared
6 112 (10.55%) MCSE
7 72 (6.78%) CCIE
8 61 (5.74%) Degree
9 57 (5.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 50 (4.71%) MCSA
11 44 (4.14%) MCITP
12 42 (3.95%) JNCIA
13 40 (3.77%) CCIP
13 40 (3.77%) CCDP
14 39 (3.67%) MCP
15 38 (3.58%) DV Cleared
16 32 (3.01%) A+ Certification
17 26 (2.45%) Network+ Certification
18 24 (2.26%) JNCIP
18 24 (2.26%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.59%) SLA
2 21 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.13%) QA
4 9 (0.85%) JSP 440
5 8 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.56%) GPG13
7 1 (0.094%) COBIT
7 1 (0.094%) BS25999
7 1 (0.094%) TickIT
7 1 (0.094%) BS7799
7 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 167 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 115 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.77%) vSphere
4 38 (3.58%) Hyper-V
5 28 (2.64%) XenApp
6 21 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (1.41%) XenServer
7 15 (1.41%) Firmware
8 14 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.85%) vCloud
10 8 (0.75%) Samba
10 8 (0.75%) Postfix
11 7 (0.66%) Snort
11 7 (0.66%) Squid
12 6 (0.56%) ProxySG
12 6 (0.56%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.56%) KVM
13 5 (0.47%) iptables
14 4 (0.38%) NFS
14 4 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (3.30%) SCCM
2 29 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (2.07%) FortiGate
4 18 (1.69%) Puppet
5 13 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.13%) OPNET
6 12 (1.13%) Ansible
7 11 (1.04%) SCOM
7 11 (1.04%) Salt
7 11 (1.04%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
9 8 (0.75%) OpenView
9 8 (0.75%) HP NNM
10 7 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
10 7 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
10 7 (0.66%) Nagios
11 6 (0.56%) Nessus
11 6 (0.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 843 (79.38%) Cisco
2 221 (20.81%) VMware
3 213 (20.06%) Microsoft
4 201 (18.93%) Juniper
5 182 (17.14%) CheckPoint
6 155 (14.60%) F5
7 95 (8.95%) HP
8 93 (8.76%) Citrix
9 56 (5.27%) SolarWinds
10 42 (3.95%) Blue Coat
11 40 (3.77%) NetApp
12 38 (3.58%) McAfee
13 33 (3.11%) Avaya
14 30 (2.82%) BT
14 30 (2.82%) Oracle
15 26 (2.45%) Dell
16 25 (2.35%) Remedy
17 20 (1.88%) Red Hat
18 19 (1.79%) Apple
19 18 (1.69%) Fortinet
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £160 - £170 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Selby
Real Staffing
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago