The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 West Midlands 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 101 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing CCNA 17 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 1.09% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 6.69% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 17
Average daily rate
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£250 £178 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £162 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £349 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £289 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +11.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.86 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-23.43% +13.93%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
394 314 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.82% 16.25% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 150 176
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 19
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.95 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £57.50 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
CCNA
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Birmingham -5 9 £275 +61.76% 2
Coventry - 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -5 2 £275 -6.38% 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 2
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (85.29%) Cisco
3 21 (61.76%) LAN
4 18 (52.94%) CCNP
5 15 (44.12%) WAN
5 15 (44.12%) Firewall
6 14 (41.18%) CheckPoint
7 13 (38.24%) Network Design
7 13 (38.24%) F5
8 11 (32.35%) MPLS
8 11 (32.35%) BIG-IP
9 10 (29.41%) OSPF
10 9 (26.47%) Network Security
11 7 (20.59%) BGP
11 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
12 6 (17.65%) Nokia
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL
12 6 (17.65%) CCDP
12 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (14.71%) VLAN
13 5 (14.71%) HP
13 5 (14.71%) CiscoWorks
13 5 (14.71%) Windows
13 5 (14.71%) SAN
14 4 (11.76%) VoIP
14 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
14 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) LAN
2 15 (44.12%) WAN
2 15 (44.12%) Firewall
3 11 (32.35%) MPLS
3 11 (32.35%) BIG-IP
4 10 (29.41%) OSPF
5 9 (26.47%) Network Security
6 7 (20.59%) BGP
7 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (14.71%) VLAN
8 5 (14.71%) SAN
9 4 (11.76%) VoIP
9 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (8.82%) BT 21CN
10 3 (8.82%) VPN
10 3 (8.82%) Wireless
11 2 (5.88%) DNS
11 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Implementation Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Design Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Security Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) IT Technician
9 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Network Security Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Cisco Security Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) JSP
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Network Design
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) Network Management
4 3 (8.82%) Information Security
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (52.94%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) CCDP
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) CISM
4 2 (5.88%) MCP
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) VCP4
5 1 (2.94%) CCENT
5 1 (2.94%) CCSA
5 1 (2.94%) CCVP
5 1 (2.94%) CCIP
5 1 (2.94%) CCDA
5 1 (2.94%) CCIE
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) GPG13
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Squid
3 1 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 13 (38.24%) F5
4 6 (17.65%) Nokia
5 5 (14.71%) HP
6 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.82%) Sourcefire
7 3 (8.82%) VMware
7 3 (8.82%) BT
7 3 (8.82%) McAfee
7 3 (8.82%) Juniper
8 2 (5.88%) Remedy
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) Citrix
8 2 (5.88%) NetScout
8 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.94%) Verint
9 1 (2.94%) Mitel
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