The table below looks at the statistics for CCNA in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 67 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing CCNA 56 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 1.35% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.28% 9.96% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 23
Average daily rate
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£250 £345 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +97.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £396 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £259
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.41%
CCNA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
456 281 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.81% 13.56% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 154 188
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 25
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.69 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% -17.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.78 £30.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCNA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCNA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCNA
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

CCNA Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

CCNA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCNA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Shropshire +6 17 £267 -26.84% 1
Birmingham -2 14 £250 -27.53% 3
Coventry -6 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -10 3 £238 -32.14% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £288 - 2
Solihull - 1 £300 - 2
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 65 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (86.15%) Cisco
3 42 (64.62%) CCNP
4 32 (49.23%) LAN
5 31 (47.69%) Firewall
6 25 (38.46%) ITIL
6 25 (38.46%) F5
7 24 (36.92%) WAN
8 23 (35.38%) CheckPoint
9 18 (27.69%) BIG-IP
9 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
9 18 (27.69%) Network Management
10 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
11 16 (24.62%) Nokia
12 15 (23.08%) MPLS
13 14 (21.54%) SolarWinds
14 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
14 13 (20.00%) OSPF
14 13 (20.00%) Network Design
15 12 (18.46%) BGP
15 12 (18.46%) Juniper
15 12 (18.46%) BMC
15 12 (18.46%) Riverbed
16 11 (16.92%) OPNET
17 10 (15.38%) CSS
17 10 (15.38%) Visualisation
17 10 (15.38%) Network Architecture
17 10 (15.38%) Network Security

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) LAN
2 31 (47.69%) Firewall
3 24 (36.92%) WAN
4 18 (27.69%) BIG-IP
5 15 (23.08%) MPLS
6 13 (20.00%) OSPF
6 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (18.46%) BGP
8 10 (15.38%) Network Security
9 7 (10.77%) VPN
10 6 (9.23%) VLAN
10 6 (9.23%) Wireless
11 5 (7.69%) Wireshark
11 5 (7.69%) SAN
11 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
11 5 (7.69%) BT 21CN
11 5 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (4.62%) VoIP
12 3 (4.62%) FDDI
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Billing
2 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Design Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Network Specialist
4 7 (10.77%) Implementation Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Monitoring Specialist
5 6 (9.23%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Network Support
6 5 (7.69%) Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Installations Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) CSS
2 6 (9.23%) Middleware
3 5 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Visualisation
1 10 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) NHS
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Statistics
3 1 (1.54%) SCADA
3 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) ITIL
2 18 (27.69%) Network Management
3 13 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (20.00%) Network Design
4 10 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 9 (13.85%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.15%) Information Security
9 3 (4.62%) Project Management
10 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.08%) Security Architecture
11 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.54%) Business Process Improvement
11 1 (1.54%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.54%) Supplier Management
11 1 (1.54%) PRINCE
11 1 (1.54%) Six Sigma
11 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (64.62%) CCNP
3 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
4 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) CCDP
6 3 (4.62%) CCIE
6 3 (4.62%) Degree
7 2 (3.08%) VCP4
7 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.08%) CISSP
7 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.08%) CISM
7 2 (3.08%) MCP
8 1 (1.54%) MCSE
8 1 (1.54%) MCSA
8 1 (1.54%) CCIP
8 1 (1.54%) CCDA
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) GPG13
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Snort
3 1 (1.54%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) OPNET
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.62%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 56 (86.15%) Cisco
2 25 (38.46%) F5
3 23 (35.38%) CheckPoint
4 16 (24.62%) Nokia
5 14 (21.54%) SolarWinds
6 12 (18.46%) Riverbed
6 12 (18.46%) Juniper
6 12 (18.46%) BMC
7 9 (13.85%) HP
7 9 (13.85%) Remedy
7 9 (13.85%) Fortinet
8 7 (10.77%) BT
9 6 (9.23%) Citrix
10 5 (7.69%) VMware
10 5 (7.69%) NetScout
11 4 (6.15%) McAfee
11 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.62%) Blue Coat
12 3 (4.62%) Sourcefire
13 1 (1.54%) Cramer
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