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 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 71 101
Rank change year-on-year +16 +30  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 42 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.31% 2.03% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.68% 7.87% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 14
Median daily rate £350 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £290 £300
% change year-on-year +7.75% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +22.22%  
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 Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 434 635 773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.89% 25.79% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 317 342
Median daily rate £384 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £285 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
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 Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

CCNA
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 March 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
Reading +12 18 £350 +16.66% 2
Bracknell +11 10 £300 -
Slough +6 4 £475 +35.71% 2
Windsor +3 2 £550 +10.00%
Newbury 0 2 £213 -18.26%
Maidenhead -5 1 - -
CCNA
South East

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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 105 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (88.57%) CCNP
3 84 (80.00%) Cisco
4 42 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 38 (36.19%) CCIE
6 33 (31.43%) Firewall
7 31 (29.52%) Unified Communications
8 30 (28.57%) WAN
9 27 (25.71%) VoIP
10 26 (24.76%) Juniper
11 25 (23.81%) Cisco CUCM
12 24 (22.86%) Migration
13 22 (20.95%) MPLS
14 19 (18.10%) Cisco UCCX
15 18 (17.14%) Cisco UCCE
15 18 (17.14%) OSPF
15 18 (17.14%) TCP/IP
15 18 (17.14%) LAN
16 17 (16.19%) ITIL
16 17 (16.19%) VPN
16 17 (16.19%) BGP
17 15 (14.29%) Ethernet
17 15 (14.29%) Huawei
18 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
18 14 (13.33%) Linux
19 13 (12.38%) VMware
19 13 (12.38%) Nagios
20 12 (11.43%) 2G
20 12 (11.43%) 3G
20 12 (11.43%) 4G

CCNA
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 (1.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
2 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (0.95%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.95%) G Suite
2 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.43%) Firewall
2 31 (29.52%) Unified Communications
3 30 (28.57%) WAN
4 27 (25.71%) VoIP
5 22 (20.95%) MPLS
6 18 (17.14%) LAN
6 18 (17.14%) OSPF
6 18 (17.14%) TCP/IP
7 17 (16.19%) BGP
7 17 (16.19%) VPN
8 15 (14.29%) Ethernet
9 12 (11.43%) 2G
9 12 (11.43%) 3G
9 12 (11.43%) 4G
10 11 (10.48%) SNMP
11 10 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (9.52%) Wireshark
11 10 (9.52%) xDSL
12 9 (8.57%) ATM
13 8 (7.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.95%) MS Access
1 1 (0.95%) MySQL
1 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.57%) Back Office
3 3 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Billing
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Administrator
5 8 (7.62%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (7.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.62%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.62%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) VMWare Administrator
6 5 (4.76%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) VoIP Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (3.81%) Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Network Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) Middleware
2 3 (2.86%) XMPP
3 2 (1.90%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) CSS
4 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) IPTV
2 5 (4.76%) IVR
2 5 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.81%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (3.81%) STB
3 4 (3.81%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) PMI
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
5 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Linux
2 8 (7.62%) CentOS
2 8 (7.62%) Unix
3 6 (5.71%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) Android
5 2 (1.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) Migration
2 17 (16.19%) ITIL
3 11 (10.48%) Network Design
4 8 (7.62%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (7.62%) Data Management
5 6 (5.71%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.76%) Network Management
6 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.81%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.81%) Process Improvement
7 4 (3.81%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (2.86%) Change Management
8 3 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.86%) High Availability
8 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 2 (1.90%) Project Management
9 2 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.57%) Python
2 8 (7.62%) Ruby
3 7 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (88.57%) CCNP
3 38 (36.19%) CCIE
4 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.62%) CCIP
5 8 (7.62%) Degree
6 7 (6.67%) JNCIA
6 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.71%) CCDA
7 6 (5.71%) CCDP
8 4 (3.81%) CCVP
8 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.81%) HNC
8 4 (3.81%) HND
8 4 (3.81%) MCSE
8 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.86%) CISSP
10 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.90%) SCSA
10 2 (1.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.81%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (23.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (18.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 18 (17.14%) Cisco UCCE
4 13 (12.38%) Nagios
5 9 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (8.57%) Puppet
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.95%) Ansible
7 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.95%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 84 (80.00%) Cisco
2 26 (24.76%) Juniper
3 15 (14.29%) Huawei
4 13 (12.38%) VMware
5 11 (10.48%) Ericsson
6 10 (9.52%) Nokia
7 9 (8.57%) EMC
7 9 (8.57%) Nokia Networks
8 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.81%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.81%) F5
11 3 (2.86%) Avaya
11 3 (2.86%) HP
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle
12 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.90%) Sun
12 2 (1.90%) Veritas
13 1 (0.95%) Aruba