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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 107 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing CCNA 15 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.04% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 5.99% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 18
Average daily rate £200 £283 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £231 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+106.83% -3.30%
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
515 384 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.18% 17.38% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 197 150
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 60 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.00 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 6 £170 -33.33% 5
Solihull - 3 - -
Coventry - 2 £200 - 5
Warwickshire - 1 £421 - 1
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (87.50%) Cisco
3 17 (35.42%) Windows
4 16 (33.33%) CCNP
5 14 (29.17%) Linux
6 13 (27.08%) Unix
6 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
6 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (27.08%) Network Management
6 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
7 12 (25.00%) System Testing
7 12 (25.00%) Firewall
7 12 (25.00%) CA
7 12 (25.00%) Perl
7 12 (25.00%) Solaris
7 12 (25.00%) EMC
8 11 (22.92%) CiscoWorks
8 11 (22.92%) LAN
8 11 (22.92%) e-Health
8 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
9 10 (20.83%) WAN
10 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 8 (16.67%) Wireless
10 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 7 (14.58%) Juniper
11 7 (14.58%) Project Management
12 6 (12.50%) ITIL

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) LAN
3 10 (20.83%) WAN
4 8 (16.67%) Wireless
5 4 (8.33%) BGP
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (8.33%) MPLS
5 4 (8.33%) OSPF
5 4 (8.33%) VPN
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.25%) Network Security
6 3 (6.25%) SAN
6 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 2 (4.17%) DNS
7 2 (4.17%) Internet
7 2 (4.17%) VLAN
7 2 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 18 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) EMC Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Network Support
5 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Network Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Support
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) e-Health
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (27.08%) Unix
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (25.00%) Solaris
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Network Management
2 12 (25.00%) System Testing
3 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
5 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Change Control
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.17%) High Availability
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Network Design
7 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.08%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.08%) SABSA
8 1 (2.08%) SDLC
8 1 (2.08%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (33.33%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
4 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.08%) CCVP
7 1 (2.08%) CISM
7 1 (2.08%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CSSLP
7 1 (2.08%) HNC
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) MOS
7 1 (2.08%) NCIE
7 1 (2.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (22.92%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.08%) vRealize
3 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Cisco
2 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
3 12 (25.00%) CA
3 12 (25.00%) EMC
4 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (14.58%) Juniper
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.33%) VMware
7 3 (6.25%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.17%) Citrix
8 2 (4.17%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle
9 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.08%) Rally
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.08%) Sophos
9 1 (2.08%) Symantec