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 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 228 231 321
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +90
Contract jobs citing CCNA 603 538 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.96% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.13% 5.07% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 322 216
Median daily rate £338 £325 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 26
Median hourly rate £32.10 £24.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% +23.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.19 £9.00 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.10 £19.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+67.84% +9.28%

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
11746 10607 10582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.89% 18.90% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7318 6199 6096
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 555 496
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCNA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 537 £339 +4.23% 152
London +26 172 £375 +25.00% 48
South East +10 129 £364 -2.93% 39
Hampshire +31 50 £375 - 9
Scotland +11 49 £309 -22.26% 8
East of England +40 47 £290 -7.20% 14
South West +21 43 £320 -1.53% 12
Yorkshire +11 43 £360 +6.66% 14
Berkshire +4 40 £338 -0.73% 9
West Midlands -26 38 £325 -1.51% 13
North West -21 36 £280 -8.19% 5
West Yorkshire -12 22 £390 +11.42% 11
City of London +46 19 £381 +23.98% 11
Erskine -29 19 £310 -10.14%
Renfrewshire -29 19 £310 -10.14%
Leeds -6 18 £390 +11.42% 6
Reading -6 18 £265 -7.82% 2
Southampton +20 16 £375 -3.22% 3
North East -45 16 £210 -25.44% 3
Cheshire -3 15 £350 -22.22% 1
Manchester -9 14 £200 -33.33% 4
Birmingham -25 14 £325 - 5
Surrey -11 13 £375 +2.73% 11
Oxfordshire +13 12 £319 -31.08% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -47 12 £225 -20.30% 2
Tyne and Wear -53 12 £225 -20.30% 3
Essex +18 11 £250 -31.03% 1
Hertfordshire +12 11 £375 - 9
South Yorkshire +9 11 £385 +28.33% 2
Edinburgh -4 10 - - 2

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCNA.

1 1146 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 882 (76.96%) Cisco
3 585 (51.05%) CCNP
4 531 (46.34%) Firewall
5 376 (32.81%) LAN
6 373 (32.55%) WAN
7 251 (21.90%) Security Cleared
8 239 (20.86%) Windows
9 232 (20.24%) ITIL
10 226 (19.72%) Wireless
11 225 (19.63%) CheckPoint
12 223 (19.46%) Network Security
13 218 (19.02%) SC Cleared
14 209 (18.24%) Cisco ASA
15 195 (17.02%) Microsoft
16 187 (16.32%) TCP/IP
17 185 (16.14%) Juniper
17 185 (16.14%) MPLS
18 182 (15.88%) VMware
19 176 (15.36%) Data Centre
20 161 (14.05%) VPN
21 150 (13.09%) Linux
22 148 (12.91%) VoIP
23 144 (12.57%) F5
24 143 (12.48%) Microsoft Certification
25 141 (12.30%) BGP
26 133 (11.61%) Windows Server
27 131 (11.43%) Active Directory
27 131 (11.43%) HP
28 118 (10.30%) OSPF

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (4.97%) MS Exchange
2 36 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (2.09%) OpenStack
4 20 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.66%) Apache
5 19 (1.66%) IIS
6 13 (1.13%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.52%) JBoss
11 5 (0.44%) nginx
12 4 (0.35%) Confluence
12 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.35%) MediaWiki
12 4 (0.35%) SAS
13 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.26%) Zimbra
Applications
1 92 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.66%) MS Office
3 24 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.70%) MS Project
5 7 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.26%) Eikon
3 2 (0.17%) Primavera
4 1 (0.087%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.087%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.09%) Office 365
2 23 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.22%) PaaS
4 11 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.87%) SaaS
6 7 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.52%) IaaS
8 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.26%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.17%) Yammer
11 1 (0.087%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.087%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.087%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 531 (46.34%) Firewall
2 376 (32.81%) LAN
3 373 (32.55%) WAN
4 226 (19.72%) Wireless
5 223 (19.46%) Network Security
6 209 (18.24%) Cisco ASA
7 187 (16.32%) TCP/IP
8 185 (16.14%) MPLS
9 161 (14.05%) VPN
10 148 (12.91%) VoIP
11 141 (12.30%) BGP
12 118 (10.30%) OSPF
13 115 (10.03%) DNS
14 112 (9.77%) Cisco Nexus
15 89 (7.77%) DHCP
16 75 (6.54%) VLAN
17 73 (6.37%) SAN
18 69 (6.02%) EIGRP
18 69 (6.02%) Internet
19 59 (5.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.48%) MySQL
3 11 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.35%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.17%) DB2
9 2 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.087%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.087%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.087%) Informix
10 1 (0.087%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.087%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (1.66%) StarTeam
3 17 (1.48%) LoadRunner
4 13 (1.13%) HP UFT
5 11 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.52%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.35%) Hudson
8 4 (0.35%) JIRA
8 4 (0.35%) Subversion
9 1 (0.087%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.087%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.087%) MSI
9 1 (0.087%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 113 (9.86%) Finance
2 96 (8.38%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.53%) Retail
4 20 (1.75%) Banking
5 16 (1.40%) German Language
5 16 (1.40%) Legal
6 15 (1.31%) French Language
7 11 (0.96%) Back Office
7 11 (0.96%) Law
7 11 (0.96%) Marketing
8 6 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
9 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.44%) Military
9 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.44%) Publishing
9 5 (0.44%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.26%) Advertising
10 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 558 (48.69%) Network Engineer
2 159 (13.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 123 (10.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 117 (10.21%) Support Engineer
5 86 (7.50%) Analyst
6 70 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 69 (6.02%) Security Engineer
8 68 (5.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 66 (5.76%) Architect
9 66 (5.76%) Network Support
10 57 (4.97%) Network Security Engineer
11 56 (4.89%) Network Support Engineer
12 53 (4.62%) Firewall Engineer
12 53 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
13 45 (3.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 45 (3.93%) Network Analyst
14 43 (3.75%) Consultant
15 34 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
16 31 (2.71%) Network Architect
17 30 (2.62%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.93%) 802.1X
2 15 (1.31%) .NET
2 15 (1.31%) ASP.NET
3 14 (1.22%) HTML
4 13 (1.13%) JSP
4 13 (1.13%) Middleware
5 9 (0.79%) LAMP
6 8 (0.70%) Web Services
7 7 (0.61%) CSS
8 6 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (0.52%) SAML
9 5 (0.44%) XMPP
10 4 (0.35%) WAP
11 2 (0.17%) ELK Stack
11 2 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.17%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (0.17%) libvirt
12 1 (0.087%) WCF
12 1 (0.087%) WF
12 1 (0.087%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 176 (15.36%) Data Centre
2 64 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 41 (3.58%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
6 19 (1.66%) Driving Licence
7 18 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (1.40%) User Experience
9 14 (1.22%) Cryptography
9 14 (1.22%) NHS
10 13 (1.13%) Clustering
10 13 (1.13%) EMC VNX
10 13 (1.13%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.13%) Virtual Team
11 10 (0.87%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.79%) AS400
12 9 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.79%) Tandem
13 8 (0.70%) PKI
14 7 (0.61%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 239 (20.86%) Windows
2 150 (13.09%) Linux
3 133 (11.61%) Windows Server
4 68 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (4.62%) Windows 7
7 44 (3.84%) Unix
7 44 (3.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.66%) CentOS
9 16 (1.40%) Windows 10
10 13 (1.13%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.05%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.96%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.87%) AIX
14 7 (0.61%) Solaris
15 6 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (0.52%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
16 5 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (20.24%) ITIL
2 99 (8.64%) Load Balancing
3 86 (7.50%) Network Management
4 73 (6.37%) Network Design
5 62 (5.41%) Change Management
6 60 (5.24%) Service Delivery
7 59 (5.15%) Project Management
8 56 (4.89%) Network Monitoring
9 54 (4.71%) Migration
10 41 (3.58%) Configuration Management
11 35 (3.05%) Information Security
11 35 (3.05%) PRINCE2
12 34 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
13 33 (2.88%) Incident Management
14 32 (2.79%) Problem Management
15 29 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (2.36%) High Availability
16 27 (2.36%) ITIL V3
17 26 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
18 25 (2.18%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 71 (6.20%) SQL
2 33 (2.88%) Python
3 24 (2.09%) Java
4 23 (2.01%) PowerShell
5 21 (1.83%) C
6 20 (1.75%) Perl
7 18 (1.57%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.31%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.31%) VB
9 14 (1.22%) C#
10 8 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.52%) PHP
11 6 (0.52%) VBScript
12 5 (0.44%) Ruby
13 3 (0.26%) AWK
14 2 (0.17%) sed
15 1 (0.087%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1146 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 585 (51.05%) CCNP
3 251 (21.90%) Security Cleared
4 218 (19.02%) SC Cleared
5 143 (12.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 106 (9.25%) CCIE
7 99 (8.64%) MCSE
8 74 (6.46%) Degree
9 61 (5.32%) CCDP
10 59 (5.15%) MCSA
11 45 (3.93%) MCP
12 42 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 37 (3.23%) CCDA
14 33 (2.88%) CISSP
15 29 (2.53%) JNCIA
16 27 (2.36%) DV Cleared
17 26 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
18 21 (1.83%) CCSA
19 20 (1.75%) RHCSA
20 19 (1.66%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.24%) SLA
2 33 (2.88%) QA
3 16 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.44%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.26%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) Def Stans
System Software
1 131 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 104 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.05%) vSphere
4 34 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.22%) XenServer
6 13 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.96%) iptables
9 9 (0.79%) NFS
10 8 (0.70%) XenApp
11 6 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.44%) Firmware
12 5 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.44%) Postfix
12 5 (0.44%) vCloud
12 5 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.35%) Ceph
13 4 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.35%) Samba
14 3 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (4.62%) FortiGate
2 30 (2.62%) Cisco Prime
3 26 (2.27%) SCCM
4 25 (2.18%) Puppet
5 21 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.75%) Nagios
7 15 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 13 (1.13%) OpenView
9 9 (0.79%) Netcool
10 8 (0.70%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.70%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.61%) Ansible
11 7 (0.61%) Cacti
12 6 (0.52%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.52%) SCOM
13 5 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
13 5 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.44%) SmokePing
13 5 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 882 (76.96%) Cisco
2 225 (19.63%) CheckPoint
3 195 (17.02%) Microsoft
4 185 (16.14%) Juniper
5 182 (15.88%) VMware
6 144 (12.57%) F5
7 131 (11.43%) HP
8 94 (8.20%) Citrix
9 69 (6.02%) Fortinet
10 66 (5.76%) Palo Alto
11 51 (4.45%) Oracle
12 41 (3.58%) Remedy
13 36 (3.14%) SolarWinds
14 33 (2.88%) Aruba
15 32 (2.79%) NetApp
16 31 (2.71%) Red Hat
17 29 (2.53%) Dell
17 29 (2.53%) EMC
17 29 (2.53%) Riverbed
18 25 (2.18%) TippingPoint
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Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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London
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Somerset
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Rate: £18 - 20 per hour
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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Bristol, Avon
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Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
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Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
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Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus corporate benefits
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Hampshire
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Bristol, Avon
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Bristol, Avon
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England
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