The first table below looks at the demand for CCNA in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 61 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNA 3 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.42% 2.38% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 7.63% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 10
Average daily rate £431 £225 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £100 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £230 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
189 131 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.54% 31.19% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 68 103
Average daily rate £363 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.40 £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCNA
UK

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNA across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNA across the Wales region.

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNA across the Wales region.

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -22 3 £431 +91.66% 3
West Wales - - - -
CCNA
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CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) CCNP
4 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) MPLS
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) Avaya
7 2 (22.22%) Juniper
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) Wireless
8 1 (11.11%) F5
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
8 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) SCADA
8 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
8 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) PPP
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Broadband
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (11.11%) Research Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Change Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
1 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
1 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
1 1 (11.11%) Network Design
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
1 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) Nortel