Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 69 95
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 -16
Contract jobs citing CCNA 12 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.91% 1.30% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.59% 8.29% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 15
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £288 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.83% +69.12% -40.61%
10th Percentile £280 £156 £140
90th Percentile £475 £388 £336
North West median daily rate £375 £325 £260
% change year-on-year +15.38% +25.00% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £16.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +24.92% -11.45%
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £16.01
% change year-on-year +62.50% +24.92% -11.06%

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 182 193 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.82% 15.73% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 130 192
Cheshire median daily rate £370 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £173 £140 £230
90th Percentile £550 £675 £575
North West median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.25% +11.92% -5.95%
10th Percentile £16.93 £12.10 £15.99
90th Percentile £46.50 £39.96 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +39.33%

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 21 February 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 February 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 +8 7 £425 +25.93% 5
Chester +2 4 £200 -15.79%
CCNA
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) CCNP
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (25.00%) ADSL
7 3 (25.00%) ISDN
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) Local Government
7 3 (25.00%) Capita
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) XenApp
8 2 (16.67%) SCOM

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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) ADSL
4 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (25.00%) ISDN
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) 802.11
6 1 (8.33%) BGP
6 1 (8.33%) Junos
6 1 (8.33%) Skype
6 1 (8.33%) SMS
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CWNA
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Capita
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto