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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 230 236 295
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +59
Contract jobs citing CCNA 597 541 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 0.95% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 4.95% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 330 224
Median daily rate £338 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 30
Median hourly rate £29.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.21% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £9.00 £14.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £20.51 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.81% +17.21%

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
11620 10929 10286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.47% 19.19% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7255 6503 5814
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 543 455
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.18 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 548 £350 +7.69% 180
London +17 174 £388 +29.16% 43
South East -11 129 £375 +3.44% 52
East of England +44 58 £275 -4.34% 18
South West +17 51 £320 -8.57% 16
Yorkshire +10 47 £350 - 16
Hampshire +33 46 £375 - 13
Berkshire -2 45 £338 +12.50% 6
West Midlands -12 42 £350 +13.82% 10
City of London +38 31 £425 +30.76% 9
Scotland +14 28 £243 -38.99% 9
West Yorkshire +1 27 £360 +2.85% 14
North West -36 25 £323 +6.61% 16
Southampton +23 21 £375 -3.22% 3
Leeds -12 21 £360 +2.85% 8
Essex +24 19 £263 -27.58% 2
Reading 0 19 £265 -1.85% 1
Hertfordshire +19 16 £320 -14.66% 9
Birmingham -19 14 £325 +8.33%
Surrey -10 13 £375 +3.44% 18
Manchester -23 13 £325 +7.43% 11
North East -36 12 £211 -25.35% 2
Somerset +23 11 £275 - 3
Bristol +10 11 £283 -29.37% 6
Wiltshire -6 11 £288 -17.85% 6
Oxfordshire +8 10 £275 -40.54% 1
Edinburgh +1 10 £350 -36.36% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £160 -66.31% 2
Cheshire 0 9 £350 -22.22% 5
Milton Keynes +10 8 £160 -57.33% 1

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1195 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 923 (77.24%) Cisco
3 614 (51.38%) CCNP
4 568 (47.53%) Firewall
5 398 (33.31%) LAN
6 396 (33.14%) WAN
7 271 (22.68%) Security Cleared
8 261 (21.84%) CheckPoint
9 247 (20.67%) Wireless
10 244 (20.42%) Windows
11 238 (19.92%) SC Cleared
12 234 (19.58%) Cisco ASA
13 228 (19.08%) ITIL
14 226 (18.91%) Network Security
15 216 (18.08%) Microsoft
16 197 (16.49%) TCP/IP
17 195 (16.32%) Data Centre
18 194 (16.23%) Juniper
19 189 (15.82%) VMware
20 182 (15.23%) VPN
21 181 (15.15%) MPLS
22 161 (13.47%) VoIP
23 149 (12.47%) Active Directory
23 149 (12.47%) Linux
24 147 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
25 144 (12.05%) BGP
26 141 (11.80%) F5
27 140 (11.72%) DNS
28 137 (11.46%) Windows Server
29 132 (11.05%) 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 60 (5.02%) MS Exchange
2 37 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (2.09%) OpenStack
4 21 (1.76%) Apache
5 19 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.51%) IIS
7 13 (1.09%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.84%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.50%) JBoss
11 5 (0.42%) nginx
12 4 (0.33%) Confluence
12 4 (0.33%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.33%) MediaWiki
12 4 (0.33%) SAS
12 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.25%) Zimbra
Applications
1 106 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.18%) MS Office
3 29 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.75%) MS Project
6 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.25%) Eikon
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Primavera
4 1 (0.084%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.084%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (2.09%) Office 365
2 24 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.00%) PaaS
5 8 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.67%) SaaS
6 5 (0.42%) IaaS
7 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.33%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.17%) Yammer
9 1 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.084%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.084%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.084%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 568 (47.53%) Firewall
2 398 (33.31%) LAN
3 396 (33.14%) WAN
4 247 (20.67%) Wireless
5 234 (19.58%) Cisco ASA
6 226 (18.91%) Network Security
7 197 (16.49%) TCP/IP
8 182 (15.23%) VPN
9 181 (15.15%) MPLS
10 161 (13.47%) VoIP
11 144 (12.05%) BGP
12 140 (11.72%) DNS
13 132 (11.05%) OSPF
14 109 (9.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 102 (8.54%) DHCP
16 92 (7.70%) VLAN
17 77 (6.44%) Internet
18 74 (6.19%) SAN
19 67 (5.61%) EIGRP
19 67 (5.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.42%) MySQL
3 10 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.25%) 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 (0.084%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.084%) Informix
10 1 (0.084%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (1.51%) LoadRunner
2 17 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (1.34%) StarTeam
4 14 (1.17%) HP UFT
5 12 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (0.67%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.50%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.33%) Hudson
9 4 (0.33%) JIRA
9 4 (0.33%) Subversion
10 3 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.084%) MSI
General
1 121 (10.13%) Finance
2 95 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 30 (2.51%) Retail
4 23 (1.92%) Banking
5 18 (1.51%) Legal
6 16 (1.34%) German Language
7 15 (1.26%) French Language
8 10 (0.84%) Back Office
9 9 (0.75%) Military
10 7 (0.59%) Law
10 7 (0.59%) Marketing
11 6 (0.50%) Local Government
11 6 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
12 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.42%) Publishing
12 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 573 (47.95%) Network Engineer
2 162 (13.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 128 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 110 (9.21%) Support Engineer
5 98 (8.20%) Analyst
6 76 (6.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 74 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 69 (5.77%) Architect
9 67 (5.61%) Security Engineer
10 59 (4.94%) Network Support
11 57 (4.77%) Firewall Engineer
12 55 (4.60%) Network Analyst
12 55 (4.60%) Network Security Engineer
13 53 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
14 51 (4.27%) Network Support Engineer
15 48 (4.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 48 (4.02%) Consultant
16 41 (3.43%) Administrator
17 36 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support
18 31 (2.59%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.68%) 802.1X
2 17 (1.42%) Middleware
3 16 (1.34%) HTML
4 15 (1.26%) .NET
4 15 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 14 (1.17%) JSP
6 11 (0.92%) CSS
7 10 (0.84%) LAMP
8 8 (0.67%) Web Services
9 7 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.59%) XMPP
10 6 (0.50%) SAML
11 4 (0.33%) libvirt
11 4 (0.33%) WAP
12 2 (0.17%) ELK Stack
12 2 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
12 2 (0.17%) LEMP Stack
13 1 (0.084%) Apache Flex
13 1 (0.084%) XML
13 1 (0.084%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 195 (16.32%) Data Centre
2 72 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 45 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (1.51%) User Experience
6 17 (1.42%) Driving Licence
7 16 (1.34%) NHS
8 13 (1.09%) Cryptography
8 13 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.00%) Clustering
9 12 (1.00%) EMC VNX
9 12 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 10 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.75%) AS400
11 9 (0.75%) IVR
11 9 (0.75%) Tandem
12 8 (0.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 244 (20.42%) Windows
2 149 (12.47%) Linux
3 137 (11.46%) Windows Server
4 72 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (4.60%) Windows 7
7 44 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (3.43%) Unix
9 18 (1.51%) CentOS
10 13 (1.09%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.92%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.84%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.75%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.59%) Solaris
15 6 (0.50%) AIX
15 6 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
16 5 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (19.08%) ITIL
2 103 (8.62%) Load Balancing
3 92 (7.70%) Network Management
4 76 (6.36%) Network Design
5 65 (5.44%) Change Management
6 63 (5.27%) Project Management
7 60 (5.02%) Migration
7 60 (5.02%) Service Delivery
8 56 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
9 41 (3.43%) Configuration Management
10 34 (2.85%) Capacity Planning
10 34 (2.85%) Information Security
10 34 (2.85%) PRINCE2
11 33 (2.76%) Problem Management
12 32 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (2.43%) High Availability
13 29 (2.43%) ITIL V3
14 28 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (2.26%) Incident Management
15 27 (2.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (6.11%) SQL
2 33 (2.76%) Python
3 32 (2.68%) PowerShell
4 25 (2.09%) Java
5 21 (1.76%) C
6 19 (1.59%) Perl
7 18 (1.51%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.34%) VB
9 14 (1.17%) C#
10 13 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.59%) PHP
13 6 (0.50%) VBScript
14 4 (0.33%) Ruby
15 1 (0.084%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1195 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 614 (51.38%) CCNP
3 271 (22.68%) Security Cleared
4 238 (19.92%) SC Cleared
5 147 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 121 (10.13%) CCIE
7 110 (9.21%) MCSE
8 77 (6.44%) Degree
9 74 (6.19%) CCDP
10 61 (5.10%) MCP
11 55 (4.60%) MCSA
12 50 (4.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 43 (3.60%) CCDA
14 37 (3.10%) JNCIA
15 34 (2.85%) CISSP
16 29 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (2.26%) DV Cleared
18 25 (2.09%) CCSA
18 25 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
19 23 (1.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.27%) SLA
2 29 (2.43%) QA
3 18 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.42%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.42%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 149 (12.47%) Active Directory
2 109 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.43%) vSphere
4 29 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.00%) VMware ESX
5 12 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.00%) XenServer
6 11 (0.92%) iptables
6 11 (0.92%) NFS
7 10 (0.84%) Firmware
7 10 (0.84%) XenApp
8 7 (0.59%) vCloud
8 7 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.42%) Postfix
9 5 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.33%) KVM
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.33%) Samba
10 4 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (4.85%) FortiGate
2 33 (2.76%) SCCM
3 24 (2.01%) Puppet
4 23 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
4 23 (1.92%) Nagios
5 20 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 19 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.92%) SCOM
8 10 (0.84%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.84%) Netcool
8 10 (0.84%) OpenView
9 8 (0.67%) Cacti
10 7 (0.59%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.50%) SmokePing
12 5 (0.42%) Ansible
12 5 (0.42%) OPNET
13 4 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
13 4 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (0.33%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 923 (77.24%) Cisco
2 261 (21.84%) CheckPoint
3 216 (18.08%) Microsoft
4 194 (16.23%) Juniper
5 189 (15.82%) VMware
6 141 (11.80%) F5
7 131 (10.96%) HP
8 94 (7.87%) Citrix
9 72 (6.03%) Palo Alto
10 71 (5.94%) Fortinet
11 55 (4.60%) Oracle
12 44 (3.68%) SolarWinds
13 38 (3.18%) Remedy
14 36 (3.01%) Aruba
15 34 (2.85%) Dell
15 34 (2.85%) NetApp
16 31 (2.59%) Riverbed
17 29 (2.43%) Red Hat
18 28 (2.34%) EMC
19 25 (2.09%) TippingPoint
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