The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 57 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 8 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.32% 1.58% 4.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.41% 7.43% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 18
Median daily rate £388 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £550 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £34.70 £20.75
% change year-on-year -42.36% +67.22%  

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 Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 175 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.07% 21.26% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 127 129
Median daily rate £400 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +13.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Birmingham

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Birmingham

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) CCNP
4 11 (55.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) WAN
5 10 (50.00%) LAN
6 8 (40.00%) Wireless
7 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (25.00%) Network Management
7 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) Change Management
9 3 (15.00%) OSPF
9 3 (15.00%) BGP
9 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
9 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
9 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
10 2 (10.00%) Presales
10 2 (10.00%) VCP6
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
1 11 (55.00%) WAN
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.00%) BGP
5 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (15.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) 802.11
6 2 (10.00%) ATM
6 2 (10.00%) Frame Relay
6 2 (10.00%) MPLS
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) PPP
6 2 (10.00%) RIP
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.00%) Presales
4 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CCDA
4 2 (10.00%) CCDP
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) VCP6
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) AirMagnet
4 2 (10.00%) CA
4 2 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Riverbed