Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 63 90
Rank change year-on-year -18 +27 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNA 15 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.16% 1.46% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.46% 8.60% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 17
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.69% +35.00% -37.11%
10th Percentile £329 £164 £170
90th Percentile £479 £425 £338
North West median daily rate £300 £315 £240
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25% -12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% - -
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +73.33% +38.89% -31.21%

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 201 186 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.52% 16.92% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 98 246
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £211 £259
90th Percentile £514 £550 £554
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 16
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +58.58%
10th Percentile £19.83 £11.30 £15.92
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £66.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +59.24%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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
Chester +1 5 £450 +66.67%
Warrington -10 2 £350 +3.70%
Macclesfield +2 1 £475 +21.02%
Crewe - 1 - - 2
CCNA
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 12 (80.00%) LAN
4 11 (73.33%) WAN
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (66.67%) Firewall
6 9 (60.00%) CCNP
7 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
8 7 (46.67%) Juniper
8 7 (46.67%) ITIL
9 6 (40.00%) Service Management
9 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
9 6 (40.00%) Change Control
9 6 (40.00%) Network Security
9 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 5 (33.33%) Windows
11 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
11 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
11 4 (26.67%) Local Government
11 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
11 4 (26.67%) Office 365
11 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
12 3 (20.00%) SCOM
12 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (20.00%) Migration
12 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (13.33%) VLAN
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (6.67%) DNS
8 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (6.67%) Skype
8 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Local Government
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Change Control
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (13.33%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) HP ASE
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) arcserve
6 1 (6.67%) CA
6 1 (6.67%) Capita
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Ivanti
6 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos