The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 36 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.88% 1.44% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.05% 8.89% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 5
Median daily rate £180 £325 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.61% +103.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £293 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £503 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +0.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.25
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 Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 84 45 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.61% 16.19% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 73 108
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £475 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +52.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £17.25 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £17.75 £14.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Cardiff

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco
3 22 (88.00%) Firewall
4 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (84.00%) ITIL
5 18 (72.00%) VMware
6 17 (68.00%) HP Data Protector
6 17 (68.00%) HP
7 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
8 15 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (56.00%) Tivoli
9 14 (56.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 13 (52.00%) Citrix
11 12 (48.00%) SLA
11 12 (48.00%) Internet
12 11 (44.00%) Windows
12 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
13 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
14 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
17 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
17 4 (16.00%) AIX
17 4 (16.00%) Linux
18 3 (12.00%) CCNP
18 3 (12.00%) Cisco Wireless
18 3 (12.00%) Wireless
19 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
19 2 (8.00%) CCIE
19 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (12.00%) Wireless
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Technical Support
4 8 (32.00%) Network Support
4 8 (32.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Server Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (28.00%) Server Support
6 6 (24.00%) Server Support Engineer
7 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Engineer
8 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
9 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (8.00%) Analyst
11 1 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
1 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.00%) CCNP
5 2 (8.00%) CCIE
6 1 (4.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (56.00%) Tivoli
2 14 (56.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (72.00%) VMware
4 17 (68.00%) HP
5 13 (52.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds