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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 32 50 32
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.66% 2.40% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 9.35% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Median daily rate £170 £138 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +9.13% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 90 107 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 26.63% 25.66% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 70 44
Median daily rate £363 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -25.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.77 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 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

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Cardiff over the 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNA in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) HP
6 8 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
7 7 (43.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (43.75%) VMware
8 6 (37.50%) Windows
8 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 5 (31.25%) Internet
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
9 5 (31.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (25.00%) Citrix
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (25.00%) LAN
10 4 (25.00%) WAN
10 4 (25.00%) SLA
10 4 (25.00%) CCNP
11 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 2 (12.50%) Juniper
11 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 1 (6.25%) MS Office

CCNA
Top Related 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
2 7 (43.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) BT