The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 85 83
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 28 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.53% 1.68% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.50% 5.76% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 22
Median daily rate £500 £338 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.14% -0.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £228 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +0.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.84 - £41.29
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 - £37.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.63 - £45.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.64 £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.57% +64.70%  

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 Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 431 694 506
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.58% 29.15% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 761 480
Median daily rate £450 £380 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -4.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 77 127
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCNA in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +14 12 £300 -5.88%
Windsor +1 7 £575 +15.00%
Reading 0 5 £300 +13.20% 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Newbury +4 1 - -
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South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 70 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (74.29%) CCNP
3 46 (65.71%) Cisco
4 26 (37.14%) WAN
5 21 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 19 (27.14%) Firewall
6 19 (27.14%) Security Cleared
7 18 (25.71%) ITIL
8 16 (22.86%) LAN
9 15 (21.43%) Unified Communications
10 14 (20.00%) VPN
10 14 (20.00%) CCIE
11 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
12 10 (14.29%) Puppet
12 10 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (14.29%) CCDA
12 10 (14.29%) Nagios
12 10 (14.29%) Linux
12 10 (14.29%) MPLS
12 10 (14.29%) Migration
12 10 (14.29%) VMware
13 9 (12.86%) Data Management
13 9 (12.86%) OSPF
13 9 (12.86%) Python
13 9 (12.86%) EMC
13 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
13 9 (12.86%) CCDP
13 9 (12.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (12.86%) CentOS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (1.43%) CloudFront
1 1 (1.43%) G Suite
1 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
1 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.14%) WAN
2 19 (27.14%) Firewall
3 16 (22.86%) LAN
4 15 (21.43%) Unified Communications
5 14 (20.00%) VPN
6 10 (14.29%) MPLS
7 9 (12.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (12.86%) OSPF
7 9 (12.86%) VLAN
8 8 (11.43%) BGP
8 8 (11.43%) Ethernet
8 8 (11.43%) Internet
8 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
9 7 (10.00%) DMVPN
9 7 (10.00%) EIGRP
9 7 (10.00%) Wireless
10 6 (8.57%) DSL
10 6 (8.57%) RIP
10 6 (8.57%) VoIP
10 6 (8.57%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MS Access
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) Administrator
3 7 (10.00%) Author
3 7 (10.00%) Technical Author
4 6 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.57%) VMWare Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Nagios Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Senior VMWare Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) EMC Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (1.43%) Middleware
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) EMC VNX
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) IPTV
4 1 (1.43%) IVR
4 1 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.43%) STB
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) CentOS
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Migration
3 9 (12.86%) Data Management
4 8 (11.43%) DevOps
5 7 (10.00%) eTOM
5 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.71%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (5.71%) Information Security
7 4 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (5.71%) Service Management
7 4 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (4.29%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (4.29%) Network Design
8 3 (4.29%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.86%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) Python
2 6 (8.57%) Perl
3 5 (7.14%) Ruby
4 3 (4.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (74.29%) CCNP
3 19 (27.14%) Security Cleared
4 14 (20.00%) CCIE
5 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
6 10 (14.29%) CCDA
7 9 (12.86%) CCDP
8 6 (8.57%) CISSP
8 6 (8.57%) Degree
9 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
10 4 (5.71%) BC Cleared
10 4 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (5.71%) MCSE
10 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (5.71%) RHCE
10 4 (5.71%) RHCSA
10 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (4.29%) HNC
11 3 (4.29%) HND
12 2 (2.86%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.71%) vSphere
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Nagios
1 10 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (14.29%) Puppet
2 8 (11.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (11.43%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (11.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.71%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.43%) Ansible
4 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 46 (65.71%) Cisco
2 10 (14.29%) VMware
3 9 (12.86%) EMC
3 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.71%) Avaya
4 4 (5.71%) Blue Coat
5 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.29%) Juniper
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) Splunk
6 2 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.43%) Brocade
7 1 (1.43%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.43%) Google
7 1 (1.43%) Huawei
7 1 (1.43%) Nortel
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle