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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 236 237 248
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNA 493 445 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.84% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.53% 4.87% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 213 256
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 45
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.46%

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
10885 9139 10303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.21% 17.33% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6053 5094 5334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 436 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 +10 474 £325 +8.33% 202
London +12 145 £350 +7.69% 67
South East +18 126 £288 -4.16% 55
West Midlands +10 55 £250 -27.53% 15
Berkshire +38 51 £266 -35.25% 17
City of London +35 40 £325 -25.71% 25
North West -2 38 £375 +33.92% 17
Hampshire +5 30 £260 -19.37% 6
East of England -40 29 £323 +61.25% 12
South West -12 25 £413 +50.00% 19
Manchester 0 24 £363 +31.81% 12
East Midlands +18 22 £350 +21.73% 4
Yorkshire +4 21 £288 -16.36% 17
West Yorkshire +2 18 £300 -12.72% 11
Shropshire +5 16 £267 -26.84% 2
Nottinghamshire +23 15 £440 +53.04% 1
Bracknell +10 15 £231 - 1
Telford +2 15 £267 -26.84% 2
Nottingham +23 14 £445 +54.78% 1
Birmingham -4 14 £250 -27.53% 3
Slough +9 11 £375 -3.22% 6
Oxfordshire +2 11 £331 - 3
Reading +16 10 £425 - 4
Leeds +7 10 £331 +1.92% 8
Surrey -21 10 £330 +24.52% 17
Hertfordshire -22 10 £538 - 6
Wiltshire -9 9 £350 +30.23% 4
Scotland -22 9 £285 -5.78% 6
West Sussex +8 8 £220 -
Cheshire -5 8 - - 1

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 855 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 651 (76.14%) Cisco
3 384 (44.91%) CCNP
4 373 (43.63%) Firewall
5 286 (33.45%) LAN
5 286 (33.45%) WAN
6 245 (28.65%) Windows
7 216 (25.26%) ITIL
8 178 (20.82%) VMware
9 168 (19.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 158 (18.48%) Microsoft
11 157 (18.36%) Juniper
12 147 (17.19%) Security Cleared
13 142 (16.61%) HP
14 134 (15.67%) MCSE
15 130 (15.20%) CheckPoint
16 126 (14.74%) Active Directory
17 124 (14.50%) VPN
18 121 (14.15%) Linux
18 121 (14.15%) Wireless
19 120 (14.04%) SC Cleared
20 113 (13.22%) TCP/IP
21 108 (12.63%) SAN
22 103 (12.05%) VoIP
22 103 (12.05%) Citrix
22 103 (12.05%) Cisco ASA
23 102 (11.93%) MPLS
24 95 (11.11%) Telecoms
25 94 (10.99%) Network Security
26 90 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 44 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (2.34%) IIS
5 15 (1.75%) Apache
6 14 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.82%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.47%) Lync
12 4 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.47%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.35%) nginx
13 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.23%) Confluence
14 2 (0.23%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 47 (5.50%) MS Office
2 46 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 39 (4.56%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.70%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.58%) MS Project
6 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.47%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.12%) IaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 373 (43.63%) Firewall
2 286 (33.45%) LAN
2 286 (33.45%) WAN
3 124 (14.50%) VPN
4 121 (14.15%) Wireless
5 113 (13.22%) TCP/IP
6 108 (12.63%) SAN
7 103 (12.05%) VoIP
7 103 (12.05%) Cisco ASA
8 102 (11.93%) MPLS
9 94 (10.99%) Network Security
10 89 (10.41%) BGP
11 88 (10.29%) DNS
12 77 (9.01%) VLAN
13 74 (8.65%) OSPF
14 60 (7.02%) Ethernet
15 58 (6.78%) DHCP
16 57 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 55 (6.43%) EIGRP
18 51 (5.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.04%) MySQL
3 12 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.47%) DB2
8 4 (0.47%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.23%) MS Access
9 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (1.05%) Jenkins
1 9 (1.05%) Hudson
2 5 (0.58%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.23%) JIRA
4 2 (0.23%) Subversion
4 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.12%) Ant
General
1 95 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 66 (7.72%) Finance
3 27 (3.16%) Banking
4 13 (1.52%) Retail
5 9 (1.05%) Publishing
6 8 (0.94%) Local Government
7 7 (0.82%) Advertising
8 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.58%) Billing
9 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.35%) Law
9 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.35%) German Language
9 3 (0.35%) Marketing
10 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.12%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Military
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 314 (36.73%) Network Engineer
2 107 (12.51%) Analyst
3 76 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 67 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 63 (7.37%) Network Support
6 51 (5.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 42 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 40 (4.68%) Security Engineer
9 37 (4.33%) Network Analyst
10 35 (4.09%) Consultant
11 26 (3.04%) Senior Network Engineer
12 25 (2.92%) Architect
13 24 (2.81%) IP Engineer
14 23 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support
15 22 (2.57%) Support Analyst
16 21 (2.46%) Administrator
16 21 (2.46%) Network Support Engineer
17 20 (2.34%) Network Manager
17 20 (2.34%) Network Security Engineer
18 19 (2.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.22%) .NET
1 19 (2.22%) JSP
2 16 (1.87%) LAMP
3 14 (1.64%) CSS
3 14 (1.64%) Web Services
4 13 (1.52%) HTML
5 10 (1.17%) XMPP
5 10 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.94%) SOAP
6 8 (0.94%) Middleware
7 6 (0.70%) WAP
8 4 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.35%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.35%) HTML5
10 2 (0.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.23%) WCF
10 2 (0.23%) Ajax
10 2 (0.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.11%) Management Information System
2 18 (2.11%) Clustering
3 17 (1.99%) Blackberry
3 17 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (1.64%) NHS
5 12 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.29%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.17%) EqualLogic
7 10 (1.17%) User Experience
7 10 (1.17%) CLARiiON
8 9 (1.05%) Replication
9 8 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.82%) Statistics
11 6 (0.70%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.70%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.58%) PMI
12 5 (0.58%) CMDB
12 5 (0.58%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 245 (28.65%) Windows
2 121 (14.15%) Linux
3 90 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (8.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (7.72%) UNIX
6 38 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.46%) Windows 7
8 19 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (2.11%) Windows XP
10 17 (1.99%) Solaris
11 13 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 12 (1.40%) CentOS
13 10 (1.17%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.05%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.94%) Debian
15 8 (0.94%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.82%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.70%) Android
18 3 (0.35%) SUSE
19 2 (0.23%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (25.26%) ITIL
2 73 (8.54%) Network Management
3 64 (7.49%) Network Design
4 49 (5.73%) Migration
5 47 (5.50%) Incident Management
5 47 (5.50%) Project Management
6 44 (5.15%) Load Balancing
7 40 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (4.68%) Network Monitoring
8 37 (4.33%) Change Control
9 36 (4.21%) Information Security
10 35 (4.09%) Mentoring
11 34 (3.98%) Service Delivery
12 29 (3.39%) PRINCE2
12 29 (3.39%) Service Management
13 28 (3.27%) Change Management
14 23 (2.69%) Network Architecture
15 22 (2.57%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (2.57%) CRM
16 20 (2.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (7.95%) SQL
2 35 (4.09%) Perl
3 31 (3.63%) Java
4 20 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 19 (2.22%) C#
6 15 (1.75%) PHP
7 14 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 13 (1.52%) VB
9 11 (1.29%) C
9 11 (1.29%) Ruby
10 10 (1.17%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.94%) C++
12 7 (0.82%) Python
13 6 (0.70%) VBScript
14 3 (0.35%) Erlang
15 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.23%) Lisp
16 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 855 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 384 (44.91%) CCNP
3 168 (19.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 147 (17.19%) Security Cleared
5 134 (15.67%) MCSE
6 120 (14.04%) SC Cleared
7 65 (7.60%) CCIE
8 58 (6.78%) MCITP
9 56 (6.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 52 (6.08%) Degree
11 51 (5.96%) CISSP
12 50 (5.85%) JNCIA
13 48 (5.61%) CCSA
14 47 (5.50%) MCP
15 46 (5.38%) MCSA
16 38 (4.44%) DV Cleared
17 28 (3.27%) CCDP
18 26 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
19 24 (2.81%) CCA
19 24 (2.81%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.02%) SLA
2 18 (2.11%) QA
3 10 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.17%) JSP 440
3 10 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.35%) GPG13
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 126 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 61 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (4.09%) vSphere
3 35 (4.09%) XenApp
4 34 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (3.51%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.11%) NFS
7 16 (1.87%) VMware ESX
8 13 (1.52%) ProxySG
8 13 (1.52%) XenServer
9 9 (1.05%) Samba
9 9 (1.05%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.82%) Snort
11 4 (0.47%) Nmap
12 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.35%) Squid
12 3 (0.35%) KVM
12 3 (0.35%) vCloud
12 3 (0.35%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 30 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (2.92%) SCCM
3 23 (2.69%) OPNET
4 19 (2.22%) Puppet
5 17 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.75%) Nessus
7 12 (1.40%) Backup Exec
8 10 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (1.17%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.17%) MAILsweeper
9 9 (1.05%) OpenView
10 8 (0.94%) SCOM
10 8 (0.94%) WSUS
10 8 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (0.94%) Salt
11 7 (0.82%) MIMEsweeper
11 7 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
12 6 (0.70%) CiscoWorks
13 5 (0.58%) Netcool
13 5 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 651 (76.14%) Cisco
2 178 (20.82%) VMware
3 158 (18.48%) Microsoft
4 157 (18.36%) Juniper
5 142 (16.61%) HP
6 130 (15.20%) CheckPoint
7 103 (12.05%) Citrix
8 87 (10.18%) F5
9 48 (5.61%) SolarWinds
10 46 (5.38%) Nortel
11 42 (4.91%) Oracle
12 39 (4.56%) Blue Coat
13 36 (4.21%) McAfee
13 36 (4.21%) Red Hat
14 34 (3.98%) Avaya
15 33 (3.86%) EMC
16 31 (3.63%) Nokia
17 30 (3.51%) Riverbed
18 28 (3.27%) Dell
19 27 (3.16%) Symantec
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Day Rate - Negotiable - depending on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Andrews
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
DP Connect
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + quote
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £285 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £16 to £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago