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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 91 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing CCNA 24 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 1.27% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.76% 7.84% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 17
Average daily rate
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£248 £203 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £359 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.68%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
417 319 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.14% 16.17% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 156 175
Average daily rate £349 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.30 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 -4 11 £263 +54.41% 5
Coventry - 3 - - 2
Shropshire 0 2 £249 -31.84% 1
Warwickshire -9 2 £275 -6.38% 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (84.21%) Cisco
3 23 (60.53%) LAN
4 18 (47.37%) CCNP
5 15 (39.47%) Firewall
6 14 (36.84%) WAN
7 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
7 13 (34.21%) Network Design
8 12 (31.58%) F5
9 11 (28.95%) MPLS
10 10 (26.32%) BIG-IP
11 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
11 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
11 9 (23.68%) ITIL
12 8 (21.05%) HP
12 8 (21.05%) OSPF
12 8 (21.05%) Network Security
13 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
14 6 (15.79%) VLAN
14 6 (15.79%) BGP
14 6 (15.79%) Nokia
14 6 (15.79%) Windows
15 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
15 5 (13.16%) JSP
15 5 (13.16%) SAN
15 5 (13.16%) McAfee
15 5 (13.16%) Network Management
15 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 4 (10.53%) Blue Coat

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) LAN
2 15 (39.47%) Firewall
3 14 (36.84%) WAN
4 11 (28.95%) MPLS
5 10 (26.32%) BIG-IP
6 8 (21.05%) OSPF
6 8 (21.05%) Network Security
7 6 (15.79%) BGP
7 6 (15.79%) VLAN
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (13.16%) SAN
9 4 (10.53%) BT 21CN
9 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (10.53%) Wireless
9 4 (10.53%) VoIP
9 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.89%) VPN
10 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
11 2 (5.26%) DNS
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Design Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) IT Technician
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) JSP
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) SCADA
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Network Design
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Network Management
4 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (47.37%) CCNP
3 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) CCDP
5 2 (5.26%) CISSP
5 2 (5.26%) MCP
5 2 (5.26%) CISM
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) VCP4
6 1 (2.63%) CCENT
6 1 (2.63%) CCSA
6 1 (2.63%) CCVP
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) PMP
6 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (7.89%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) GPG13
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Snort
3 1 (2.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.63%) OPNET
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
3 12 (31.58%) F5
4 8 (21.05%) HP
5 6 (15.79%) Nokia
6 5 (13.16%) McAfee
7 4 (10.53%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.53%) Citrix
7 4 (10.53%) Juniper
8 3 (7.89%) Remedy
8 3 (7.89%) Sourcefire
8 3 (7.89%) NetScout
8 3 (7.89%) BT
8 3 (7.89%) VMware
8 3 (7.89%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.63%) Avaya
10 1 (2.63%) BMC
10 1 (2.63%) Mitel
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