The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 146 177
Rank change year-on-year -4 +31  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 19 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 3.41% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 18
Median daily rate £425 £375 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +32.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 475 557 769
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.32% 16.75% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 416 570
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 18
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.89 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.49% -14.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.75 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £93.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (72.22%) Cisco
3 18 (50.00%) CCNP
4 14 (38.89%) Firewall
5 12 (33.33%) WAN
5 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 10 (27.78%) BGP
6 10 (27.78%) Migration
6 10 (27.78%) VPN
6 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (27.78%) Windows
6 10 (27.78%) MCSE
7 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (25.00%) LAN
7 9 (25.00%) Finance
8 8 (22.22%) SolarWinds
8 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 8 (22.22%) Windows 8
8 8 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
9 7 (19.44%) Palo Alto
9 7 (19.44%) Arista
9 7 (19.44%) VXLAN
9 7 (19.44%) Network Management
9 7 (19.44%) Banking
9 7 (19.44%) Fortinet
9 7 (19.44%) Investment Management
9 7 (19.44%) OSPF
9 7 (19.44%) Wireless

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Firewall
2 12 (33.33%) WAN
3 10 (27.78%) BGP
3 10 (27.78%) VPN
4 9 (25.00%) LAN
5 8 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (19.44%) OSPF
6 7 (19.44%) VXLAN
6 7 (19.44%) Wireless
7 6 (16.67%) iSCSI
7 6 (16.67%) SAN
7 6 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (11.11%) VLAN
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.33%) Network Security
10 2 (5.56%) Internet
10 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) French Language
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (27.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 8 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Technical Support
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco Support
6 6 (16.67%) IT Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) IT Support
6 6 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Voice Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Voice Support Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Unix
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Investment Management
2 7 (19.44%) Network Management
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.78%) Change Management
4 1 (2.78%) Facilities Management
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) ITSM
4 1 (2.78%) QMS
4 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) Python
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (50.00%) CCNP
3 10 (27.78%) MCSE
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CCIE
4 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.56%) MCP
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) vSphere
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 7 (19.44%) Arista
3 7 (19.44%) Fortinet
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Palo Alto
4 4 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) F5
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) AppSense
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Sonus
6 1 (2.78%) Splunk