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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 77 104 75
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -29
Contract jobs citing CCNA 38 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 0.59% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.27% 3.58% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 13
Average daily rate
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£315 £238 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.63% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £149 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £405 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -24.60%
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
410 391 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.73% 16.48% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 179 152
Average daily rate £350 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.42 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +17 26 £315 +26.00% 3
Worcestershire - 3 £490 - 2
Coventry +4 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -2 2 £190 -30.90%
Solihull - 2 £300 -
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (94.87%) Cisco
3 53 (67.95%) Firewall
4 39 (50.00%) CCNP
5 30 (38.46%) LAN
6 29 (37.18%) CheckPoint
7 28 (35.90%) OSPF
7 28 (35.90%) WAN
7 28 (35.90%) F5
8 26 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (30.77%) BGP
10 23 (29.49%) Juniper
11 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
12 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
12 16 (20.51%) Finance
12 16 (20.51%) Linux
12 16 (20.51%) UNIX
13 15 (19.23%) ITIL
13 15 (19.23%) PRINCE2
13 15 (19.23%) Project Management
14 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
14 14 (17.95%) Network Design
15 12 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (14.10%) VPN
16 11 (14.10%) DNS
17 10 (12.82%) Marketing
18 9 (11.54%) ITIL V3
18 9 (11.54%) Solaris
18 9 (11.54%) MPLS
19 8 (10.26%) Structured Cabling

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 53 (67.95%) Firewall
2 30 (38.46%) LAN
3 28 (35.90%) WAN
3 28 (35.90%) OSPF
4 26 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (30.77%) BGP
6 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
7 12 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (14.10%) VPN
8 11 (14.10%) DNS
9 9 (11.54%) MPLS
10 8 (10.26%) Network Security
10 8 (10.26%) Multicast
10 8 (10.26%) Structured Cabling
11 7 (8.97%) Wireless
11 7 (8.97%) EIGRP
12 6 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (6.41%) BIG-IP
13 5 (6.41%) WLAN
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Marketing
3 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.85%) Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Electronics
6 2 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Project Manager
3 12 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
3 12 (15.38%) Technical Manager
4 9 (11.54%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Network Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Network Support
9 4 (5.13%) Design Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Wireless Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Network Project Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) JSP
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) DTV
3 2 (2.56%) SecurID
4 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) UNIX
1 16 (20.51%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) Solaris
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) ITIL
1 15 (19.23%) PRINCE2
1 15 (19.23%) Project Management
2 14 (17.95%) Network Design
3 9 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 6 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 5 (6.41%) Change Control
7 4 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.13%) Network Management
7 4 (5.13%) Migration
7 4 (5.13%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (3.85%) MODAF
8 3 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (3.85%) Service Management
8 3 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (50.00%) CCNP
3 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
4 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.69%) CCDP
6 5 (6.41%) PMP
6 5 (6.41%) PMI Certification
6 5 (6.41%) CCSE
7 4 (5.13%) CCIE
8 3 (3.85%) CCDA
8 3 (3.85%) CCSA
9 2 (2.56%) MCSE
9 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.28%) CISSP
10 1 (1.28%) CCSP
10 1 (1.28%) HP AIS
10 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.28%) OPNET
Vendors
1 74 (94.87%) Cisco
2 29 (37.18%) CheckPoint
3 28 (35.90%) F5
4 23 (29.49%) Juniper
5 7 (8.97%) Aerohive Networks
6 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.41%) VMware
7 4 (5.13%) McAfee
7 4 (5.13%) Brocade
8 3 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.85%) Remedy
9 2 (2.56%) SAP
9 2 (2.56%) Symantec
9 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.56%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.56%) Huawei
9 2 (2.56%) Dell
9 2 (2.56%) Nortel
9 2 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.56%) Ericsson