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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 97 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNA 19 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.18% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 7.30% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £21.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.67% -34.84%
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
476 356 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.70% 16.17% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 164 127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 10 26
Average hourly rate £29.00 £12.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.00% -62.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.55 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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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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 +3 5 £200 -50.00% 5
Solihull - 2 £300 -
Staffordshire - 2 £275 - 3
Coventry +2 1 £313 -3.10% 1
Worcestershire -2 1 £225 +28.57% 1
Shropshire -26 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (92.11%) Cisco
3 47 (61.84%) CCNP
4 38 (50.00%) Firewall
5 30 (39.47%) LAN
6 27 (35.53%) BGP
7 26 (34.21%) OSPF
8 24 (31.58%) CheckPoint
8 24 (31.58%) Network Management
9 22 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (28.95%) WAN
10 21 (27.63%) ITIL
10 21 (27.63%) Network Design
11 20 (26.32%) F5
11 20 (26.32%) Load Balancing
12 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
14 17 (22.37%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (22.37%) Juniper
15 15 (19.74%) CCDP
15 15 (19.74%) SolarWinds
16 14 (18.42%) Riverbed
17 13 (17.11%) BMC
17 13 (17.11%) Nokia
17 13 (17.11%) OPNET
18 12 (15.79%) Finance
18 12 (15.79%) VPN
18 12 (15.79%) Network Security
18 12 (15.79%) Visualisation
18 12 (15.79%) User Experience

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.00%) Firewall
2 30 (39.47%) LAN
3 27 (35.53%) BGP
4 26 (34.21%) OSPF
5 22 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (28.95%) WAN
6 12 (15.79%) VPN
6 12 (15.79%) Network Security
7 11 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (14.47%) MPLS
7 11 (14.47%) BIG-IP
8 6 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.58%) NAS
9 5 (6.58%) Ethernet
9 5 (6.58%) SAN
9 5 (6.58%) DSL
10 4 (5.26%) IPsec
10 4 (5.26%) Internet
10 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.26%) ADSL
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Design Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Network Specialist
3 9 (11.84%) Network Design Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Consultant
4 8 (10.53%) Monitoring Specialist
5 7 (9.21%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Network Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Network Support
8 4 (5.26%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) CSS
2 8 (10.53%) Middleware
3 5 (6.58%) JSP
4 1 (1.32%) JMS
4 1 (1.32%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Visualisation
1 12 (15.79%) User Experience
2 5 (6.58%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Statistics
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Open Source
4 1 (1.32%) DTV
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) UNIX
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Network Management
2 21 (27.63%) ITIL
2 21 (27.63%) Network Design
3 20 (26.32%) Load Balancing
4 17 (22.37%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (14.47%) Network Architecture
6 8 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.58%) Process Management
8 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.26%) Migration
10 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.63%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.63%) Fault Management
11 1 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.32%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.32%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) VBScript
2 1 (1.32%) Perl
2 1 (1.32%) PHP
2 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (61.84%) CCNP
3 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
5 15 (19.74%) CCDP
6 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.89%) MCSE
7 5 (6.58%) MCITP
8 3 (3.95%) CCIE
9 2 (2.63%) CCIP
9 2 (2.63%) BC Cleared
9 2 (2.63%) HP AIS
10 1 (1.32%) VCP4
10 1 (1.32%) Degree
10 1 (1.32%) CISSP
10 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.32%) RHCE
10 1 (1.32%) PMP
10 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) JSP 440
2 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (1.32%) KVM
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) OPNET
2 7 (9.21%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.32%) Puppet
4 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 70 (92.11%) Cisco
2 24 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 20 (26.32%) F5
4 17 (22.37%) Juniper
5 15 (19.74%) SolarWinds
6 14 (18.42%) Riverbed
7 13 (17.11%) BMC
7 13 (17.11%) Nokia
8 11 (14.47%) Fortinet
9 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.21%) BT
11 5 (6.58%) HP
11 5 (6.58%) McAfee
12 4 (5.26%) Remedy
13 3 (3.95%) VMware
14 2 (2.63%) Cramer
14 2 (2.63%) Dell
14 2 (2.63%) Symantec
14 2 (2.63%) Fujitsu
14 2 (2.63%) Aerohive Networks
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