The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 42
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.07% - 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £180
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £290 £300
% change year-on-year +7.75% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.94 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.65% -2.38%  

CCNA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 65 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 11.74% 21.04% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 42
Median daily rate £450 £350 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -21.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +17.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing CCNA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Bedfordshire

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNA in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Bedfordshire

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNA in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Bedfordshire

CCNA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel