Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 76 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing CCNA 15 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.13% 0.99% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.95% 6.19% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 15
Cheshire median daily rate £361 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +4.84% -31.11%
10th Percentile £298 £198 £220
90th Percentile £478 £435 £395
North West median daily rate £361 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +10.97% +18.18% -9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -27.50% +158.06% -31.11%

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 252 194 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.02% 15.94% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 115 222
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £237 £264
90th Percentile £559 £500 £550
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +52.38% +29.95%
10th Percentile £16.83 £15.84 £11.82
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £71.25
North West median hourly rate £34.90 £38.75 £37.48
% change year-on-year -9.94% +3.40% +26.09%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Warrington +3 5 £300 +41.18%
Chester +4 2 £450 +66.67%
Macclesfield 0 1 £475 +21.02%
Crewe - 1 - - 1
CCNA
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 9 (60.00%) WAN
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (40.00%) Network Security
6 6 (40.00%) Change Control
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) Juniper
7 5 (33.33%) Service Management
7 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
8 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
8 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (26.67%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) C
9 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
10 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared

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 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
7 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (6.67%) Skype
7 1 (6.67%) VoIP
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Change Control
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
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%) Infrastructure Engineering
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%) Network Monitoring
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 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (13.33%) PMP
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) HP ASE
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) arcserve
5 1 (6.67%) CA
5 1 (6.67%) Capita
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) VMware