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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
London / City of London
Rank 137 137 155
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 17 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.63% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 4.29% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 32
Median daily rate £110 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.15% +4.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +9.13% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.94 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.65% -2.38%  

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 428 490 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.30% 14.73% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 350 630
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.89 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.04% -2.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.37 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCNA
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

CCNA
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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNA in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in the City of London

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco
3 16 (55.17%) Firewall
4 15 (51.72%) Windows
5 10 (34.48%) MCSE
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (34.48%) Data Centre
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
6 8 (27.59%) Migration
6 8 (27.59%) CCNP
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) WAN
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
7 7 (24.14%) LAN
7 7 (24.14%) Wireless
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
7 7 (24.14%) Office 365
8 6 (20.69%) Citrix
8 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (20.69%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
9 5 (17.24%) VPN
9 5 (17.24%) BGP
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (17.24%) SAN
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008

CCNA
Top Related 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 7 (24.14%) WAN
2 7 (24.14%) Wireless
3 6 (20.69%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (17.24%) BGP
4 5 (17.24%) SAN
4 5 (17.24%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
5 4 (13.79%) OSPF
5 4 (13.79%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (13.79%) VXLAN
6 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.34%) VLAN
6 3 (10.34%) VoIP
7 2 (6.90%) Internet
7 2 (6.90%) WLAN
8 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.45%) MPLS
8 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) French Language
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (20.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) IT Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) IT Support
5 5 (17.24%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Support
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Support
6 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (13.79%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Network Management
3 4 (13.79%) Investment Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.45%) Data Security
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
4 1 (3.45%) ITSM
4 1 (3.45%) Presales
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) C#
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) Python
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) MCSE
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (27.59%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) MCSD
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
4 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
5 4 (13.79%) Arista
5 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
5 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) AppSense
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) Meraki
7 1 (3.45%) NICE Systems
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Reuters
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard