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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 84 103 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing CCNA 39 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 0.54% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.16% 2.85% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 19
Median daily rate £313 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £383 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £40.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.03% +102.50%

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
478 456 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.97% 18.92% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 242 230
Median daily rate £375 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 56
Median hourly rate £20.88 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.10% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CCNA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +16 17 £310 +82.35% 4
Shropshire - 8 £375 - 1
Solihull -6 3 £265 - 1
Warwickshire 0 2 £450 +6.88% 2
Coventry -15 2 £265 - 3
Worcestershire - 2 £130 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 92 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (77.17%) Cisco
3 48 (52.17%) LAN
4 45 (48.91%) CCNP
5 40 (43.48%) Firewall
6 35 (38.04%) WAN
7 31 (33.70%) Security Cleared
8 27 (29.35%) SC Cleared
9 26 (28.26%) Network Design
10 25 (27.17%) Network Management
11 21 (22.83%) VPN
11 21 (22.83%) Juniper
12 20 (21.74%) CheckPoint
13 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
14 18 (19.57%) Wireless
15 17 (18.48%) CCDA
15 17 (18.48%) ITIL
16 16 (17.39%) OSPF
16 16 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
17 15 (16.30%) CCDP
18 14 (15.22%) Network Security
19 12 (13.04%) VoIP
19 12 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
20 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
21 9 (9.78%) MCP
21 9 (9.78%) Windows
21 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
22 8 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
22 8 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
22 8 (8.70%) BT

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.09%) SAS
1 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (52.17%) LAN
2 40 (43.48%) Firewall
3 35 (38.04%) WAN
4 21 (22.83%) VPN
5 18 (19.57%) Wireless
6 16 (17.39%) OSPF
7 14 (15.22%) Network Security
8 12 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (13.04%) VoIP
9 7 (7.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (6.52%) BGP
10 6 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (6.52%) IP Telephony
10 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
11 5 (5.43%) ATM
11 5 (5.43%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (5.43%) Frame Relay
11 5 (5.43%) MPLS
11 5 (5.43%) Unified Communications
11 5 (5.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Automotive
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (57.61%) Network Engineer
2 26 (28.26%) Cisco Engineer
2 26 (28.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Designer
5 8 (8.70%) Network Designer
5 8 (8.70%) Network Support
5 8 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Design Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Network Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Security Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) LAN Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) CSS
2 2 (2.17%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Windows
1 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
2 8 (8.70%) Linux
3 7 (7.61%) Unix
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) Network Design
2 25 (27.17%) Network Management
3 17 (18.48%) ITIL
4 16 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (8.70%) Migration
6 7 (7.61%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.61%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (7.61%) SIEM
6 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.52%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) Disk Encryption
7 6 (6.52%) Forensic Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (6.52%) Information Security
7 6 (6.52%) Malware Analysis
8 5 (5.43%) People Management
8 5 (5.43%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (48.91%) CCNP
3 31 (33.70%) Security Cleared
4 27 (29.35%) SC Cleared
5 17 (18.48%) CCDA
6 15 (16.30%) CCDP
7 9 (9.78%) MCP
8 8 (8.70%) CCSA
9 7 (7.61%) CEH
9 7 (7.61%) GCFA
9 7 (7.61%) GCIH
10 6 (6.52%) JNCIA
11 5 (5.43%) CCVP
11 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (3.26%) A+ Certification
12 3 (3.26%) CCIE
12 3 (3.26%) Degree
13 2 (2.17%) MCSE
13 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.17%) OPNET
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 71 (77.17%) Cisco
2 21 (22.83%) Juniper
3 20 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.70%) BT
6 7 (7.61%) F5
6 7 (7.61%) Remedy
6 7 (7.61%) VMware
7 6 (6.52%) Fujitsu
8 5 (5.43%) Nokia
9 3 (3.26%) Avaya
9 3 (3.26%) EMC
9 3 (3.26%) IBM
9 3 (3.26%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.26%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.17%) AirMagnet
10 2 (2.17%) BMC
10 2 (2.17%) CA
11 1 (1.09%) HP