Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 84 104
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20 -17
Contract jobs citing CCNA 13 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.98% 1.02% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.50% 6.38% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £325 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.24% +32.50%
10th Percentile £313 £160 £185
90th Percentile £475 £410 £523
North West median daily rate £390 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +7.59% +11.54% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - £162.50 £16.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +914.99% -64.42%
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £162.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -75.38% +622.22% -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 200 235 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.09% 16.05% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 152 189
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +9.22%
10th Percentile £216 £162 £275
90th Percentile £549 £675 £650
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +21.18% -0.97%
10th Percentile £14.54 £14.43 £15.92
90th Percentile £33.00 £52.75 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £26.25 £30.52
% change year-on-year +47.62% -13.99% +45.33%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Cheshire

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Cheshire

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Cheshire

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Cheshire

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +27 8 £388 -18.42% 3
Macclesfield +4 1 £400 +6.67%
CCNA
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) CCNP
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) ADSL
7 3 (23.08%) ISDN
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Capita
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (15.38%) Change Control
8 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 2 (15.38%) Network Security
8 2 (15.38%) Back Office
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (15.38%) BGP

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) ADSL
3 3 (23.08%) ISDN
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Junos
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) PBX
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Skype
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) WAN Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Capita
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto