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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 100 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing CCNA 18 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.98% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.27% 7.11% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 16
Average daily rate £325 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £188 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £355 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.69 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +11.11%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
422 253 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.82% 13.80% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 123 144
Average daily rate £328 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £156 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +9 12 £325 -
Birmingham -12 2 £425 +58.13% 2
Worcestershire +1 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (82.50%) Cisco
3 32 (80.00%) LAN
4 28 (70.00%) WAN
5 20 (50.00%) Network Design
6 14 (35.00%) CCNP
7 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
8 12 (30.00%) OSPF
8 12 (30.00%) Firewall
8 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (27.50%) Network Security
9 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
9 11 (27.50%) MPLS
10 9 (22.50%) McAfee
10 9 (22.50%) BGP
10 9 (22.50%) HP
10 9 (22.50%) JSP
10 9 (22.50%) Network Management
10 9 (22.50%) F5
10 9 (22.50%) BIG-IP
11 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
11 8 (20.00%) CCENT
12 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
12 7 (17.50%) Nokia
13 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
13 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
13 6 (15.00%) MS Office
13 6 (15.00%) JSP 440
13 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
14 5 (12.50%) BT

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (80.00%) LAN
2 28 (70.00%) WAN
3 12 (30.00%) OSPF
3 12 (30.00%) Firewall
4 11 (27.50%) Network Security
4 11 (27.50%) MPLS
5 9 (22.50%) BGP
5 9 (22.50%) BIG-IP
6 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.50%) VoIP
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (10.00%) Wireless
8 4 (10.00%) BT 21CN
9 3 (7.50%) VLAN
9 3 (7.50%) PABX
9 3 (7.50%) VPN
10 2 (5.00%) SAN
11 1 (2.50%) Internet
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Design Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.50%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) SCADA
1 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Network Design
2 9 (22.50%) Network Management
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) CAD
3 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) Information Security
6 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.50%) Change Control
7 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.00%) CCNP
3 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
5 8 (20.00%) CCENT
6 5 (12.50%) CCDP
7 4 (10.00%) CCSA
8 3 (7.50%) CISSP
9 2 (5.00%) CISM
9 2 (5.00%) Degree
10 1 (2.50%) CCSE
10 1 (2.50%) MCSE
10 1 (2.50%) CCIE
10 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.50%) CCEA
10 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.50%) OCP
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Cisco
2 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
3 9 (22.50%) F5
3 9 (22.50%) HP
3 9 (22.50%) McAfee
4 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (17.50%) Nokia
6 5 (12.50%) BT
7 4 (10.00%) Avaya
8 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.00%) Juniper
9 2 (5.00%) Nortel
10 1 (2.50%) Motorola
10 1 (2.50%) Cramer
10 1 (2.50%) Mitel
10 1 (2.50%) Remedy
10 1 (2.50%) Verint
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