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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 78 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing CCNA 29 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 1.10% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.38% 8.36% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 5
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£325 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £200 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £26.29 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -36.50%
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
393 275 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.20% 13.20% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 150 119
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 3 32
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.35 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -35.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £22.69 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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
Shropshire -6 8 £375 +14.19%
Birmingham +4 7 £250 +13.63% 2
Herefordshire - 2 £350 -
Staffordshire +9 1 £223 -11.00%
Warwickshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Halesowen - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 3
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (91.76%) Cisco
3 54 (63.53%) CCNP
4 41 (48.24%) Firewall
5 40 (47.06%) LAN
6 29 (34.12%) WAN
7 28 (32.94%) Network Management
8 27 (31.76%) Network Design
9 26 (30.59%) ITIL
9 26 (30.59%) F5
10 25 (29.41%) CheckPoint
10 25 (29.41%) OSPF
10 25 (29.41%) BGP
11 24 (28.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (28.24%) Security Cleared
12 23 (27.06%) SC Cleared
13 19 (22.35%) Load Balancing
14 18 (21.18%) Nokia
14 18 (21.18%) Network Monitoring
15 17 (20.00%) MPLS
16 16 (18.82%) CCDP
16 16 (18.82%) BIG-IP
16 16 (18.82%) SolarWinds
17 15 (17.65%) Network Security
18 14 (16.47%) Riverbed
18 14 (16.47%) Juniper
18 14 (16.47%) BMC
19 13 (15.29%) OPNET
20 12 (14.12%) BT
20 12 (14.12%) Visualisation

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 41 (48.24%) Firewall
2 40 (47.06%) LAN
3 29 (34.12%) WAN
4 25 (29.41%) OSPF
4 25 (29.41%) BGP
5 24 (28.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (20.00%) MPLS
7 16 (18.82%) BIG-IP
8 15 (17.65%) Network Security
9 12 (14.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (12.94%) VPN
11 7 (8.24%) BT 21CN
12 5 (5.88%) Ethernet
12 5 (5.88%) DSL
12 5 (5.88%) Wireless
13 4 (4.71%) xDSL
13 4 (4.71%) NAS
13 4 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
13 4 (4.71%) ADSL
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 19 (22.35%) Design Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Network Design Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Implementation Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Network Specialist
7 8 (9.41%) Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Monitoring Specialist
8 7 (8.24%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Network Support
9 6 (7.06%) Network Consultant
10 5 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Network Monitoring Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 3 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Security Engineer
13 2 (2.35%) Cisco Consultant
13 2 (2.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) CSS
2 8 (9.41%) JSP
3 7 (8.24%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) JMS
4 1 (1.18%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Visualisation
1 12 (14.12%) User Experience
2 4 (4.71%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Statistics
5 1 (1.18%) PMI
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) UNIX
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Network Management
2 27 (31.76%) Network Design
3 26 (30.59%) ITIL
4 19 (22.35%) Load Balancing
5 18 (21.18%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (12.94%) Network Architecture
7 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.71%) Migration
9 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.71%) Process Management
10 2 (2.35%) Fault Management
11 1 (1.18%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.18%) Six Sigma
11 1 (1.18%) PRINCE
11 1 (1.18%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.18%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) Python
1 1 (1.18%) Perl
1 1 (1.18%) PHP
1 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (63.53%) CCNP
3 24 (28.24%) Security Cleared
4 23 (27.06%) SC Cleared
5 16 (18.82%) CCDP
6 4 (4.71%) MCITP
6 4 (4.71%) MCSE
6 4 (4.71%) CCIE
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.35%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.35%) CCIP
8 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.18%) RHCE
8 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.18%) PMP
8 1 (1.18%) Degree
8 1 (1.18%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) JSP 440
2 4 (4.71%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) vSphere
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) OPNET
2 6 (7.06%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (3.53%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.18%) Netcool
4 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (91.76%) Cisco
2 26 (30.59%) F5
3 25 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 18 (21.18%) Nokia
5 16 (18.82%) SolarWinds
6 14 (16.47%) Riverbed
6 14 (16.47%) Juniper
6 14 (16.47%) BMC
7 12 (14.12%) BT
8 11 (12.94%) Fortinet
9 10 (11.76%) HP
10 8 (9.41%) Remedy
11 7 (8.24%) McAfee
12 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
13 4 (4.71%) Citrix
14 3 (3.53%) VMware
14 3 (3.53%) NetScout
15 2 (2.35%) Fujitsu
15 2 (2.35%) Cramer
16 1 (1.18%) Dell
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