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 3 months to 26 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 63 63
Rank change year-on-year +14 0  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 8 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.25% 2.07% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.08% 9.05% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Median daily rate £328 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.76% -27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £34.85 £18.75
% change year-on-year -42.61% +85.86%  

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 Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 99 210 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.52% 22.90% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 131 70
Median daily rate £318 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £305 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £532 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 19
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +193.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £59.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

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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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Cheshire

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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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +22 2 £213 - 1
Macclesfield +2 2 £393 +8.27%
Chester +17 1 £270 -32.50%
CCNA
North West

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

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (27.27%) Juniper
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) Change Control
6 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Local Government
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) MCSA
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) H.323
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (18.18%) Local Government
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) VMware