Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 October 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)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 352 242
Rank change year-on-year +15 -110 +12
Contract jobs citing CCNA 725 633 1,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.69% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.14% 3.68% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 408 674
England median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £203 £181 £200
90th Percentile £550 £504 £525
UK median daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 63
England median hourly rate £22.75 £33.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.06% +29.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.90 £16.03
90th Percentile £47.00 £57.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £32.25 £29.75
% change year-on-year -34.88% +8.40% +32.22%

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,522 17,197 20,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.58% 18.84% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,387 10,472 12,882
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 859 811 743
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.87 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +5.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.97
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +19.57%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in England

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCNA in England

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
London +68 255 £450 +20.00% 65
North of England +17 142 £361 -0.51% 60
South East -64 114 £393 +7.17% 64
Midlands -13 100 £315 +14.55% 50
South West +10 86 £338 +23.85% 35
West Midlands 0 67 £325 +18.18% 35
Yorkshire +20 66 £413 +22.22% 18
North West -12 59 £370 -2.63% 30
East Midlands -7 33 £290 +28.89% 15
East of England -9 32 £400 +33.33% 33
North East +12 17 £225 -10.00% 12
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 England region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 725 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 563 (77.66%) Cisco
3 342 (47.17%) CCNP
4 287 (39.59%) Firewall
5 247 (34.07%) WAN
6 238 (32.83%) LAN
7 195 (26.90%) Windows
8 185 (25.52%) ITIL
9 166 (22.90%) Security Cleared
10 151 (20.83%) Data Centre
11 146 (20.14%) Microsoft
12 139 (19.17%) VMware
13 133 (18.34%) SC Cleared
14 125 (17.24%) Wireless
15 121 (16.69%) CheckPoint
16 119 (16.41%) Windows Server
17 118 (16.28%) Juniper
18 115 (15.86%) Network Security
19 113 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
20 106 (14.62%) TCP/IP
21 101 (13.93%) Active Directory
21 101 (13.93%) OSPF
21 101 (13.93%) F5
22 100 (13.79%) MPLS
23 99 (13.66%) VPN
24 98 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
25 97 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
26 93 (12.83%) VoIP
27 88 (12.14%) BGP
28 87 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 22 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 20 (2.76%) Skype for Business
3 14 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.52%) Confluence
4 11 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.10%) IIS
6 3 (0.41%) Apache
6 3 (0.41%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.14%) RMDS
1 1 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.52%) Office 365
3 16 (2.21%) IaaS
4 10 (1.38%) PaaS
5 3 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.41%) SaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Akamai
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 287 (39.59%) Firewall
2 247 (34.07%) WAN
3 238 (32.83%) LAN
4 125 (17.24%) Wireless
5 115 (15.86%) Network Security
6 106 (14.62%) TCP/IP
7 101 (13.93%) OSPF
8 100 (13.79%) MPLS
9 99 (13.66%) VPN
10 97 (13.38%) Cisco ASA
11 93 (12.83%) VoIP
12 88 (12.14%) BGP
13 87 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 79 (10.90%) DNS
15 65 (8.97%) VLAN
16 55 (7.59%) DHCP
17 45 (6.21%) Cisco IOS
17 45 (6.21%) IPsec
17 45 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
18 42 (5.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.69%) MySQL
3 4 (0.55%) Big Data
3 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.41%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.41%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.14%) DB2
5 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (2.62%) JIRA
2 18 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.10%) Selenium
5 6 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.41%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.41%) CodeSonar
7 3 (0.41%) git-flow
7 3 (0.41%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (11.03%) Finance
2 62 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.72%) Banking
4 25 (3.45%) Retail
5 14 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.24%) Publishing
7 7 (0.97%) Automotive
7 7 (0.97%) Law
8 5 (0.69%) Legal
9 4 (0.55%) Advertising
9 4 (0.55%) Electronics
9 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.55%) Marketing
10 3 (0.41%) Front Office
11 2 (0.28%) Back Office
11 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) International Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 320 (44.14%) Network Engineer
2 93 (12.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 62 (8.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 58 (8.00%) Analyst
5 49 (6.76%) Architect
6 48 (6.62%) Security Engineer
7 41 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 40 (5.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 37 (5.10%) Network Security Engineer
10 35 (4.83%) Support Engineer
11 25 (3.45%) Network Support
12 22 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (2.90%) Network Architect
14 20 (2.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 19 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (2.48%) Network Support Engineer
17 17 (2.34%) Network Analyst
18 16 (2.21%) Consultant
18 16 (2.21%) Technical Leader
18 16 (2.21%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.62%) 802.1X
1 19 (2.62%) REST
2 13 (1.79%) SailPoint
3 10 (1.38%) XMPP
4 8 (1.10%) Middleware
5 7 (0.97%) Web Services
6 5 (0.69%) CSS
6 5 (0.69%) LAMP
7 3 (0.41%) .NET
7 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.41%) Django
7 3 (0.41%) Java EE
7 3 (0.41%) Node.js
7 3 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.41%) SAML
7 3 (0.41%) SOAP
7 3 (0.41%) Spine.js
7 3 (0.41%) Spring MVC
7 3 (0.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 151 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 64 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (2.76%) Driving Licence
7 17 (2.34%) Private Cloud
8 15 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.79%) NHS
10 7 (0.97%) BBC
10 7 (0.97%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.83%) Handset
11 6 (0.83%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.83%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.69%) CCTV
12 5 (0.69%) Replication
13 4 (0.55%) CESG
13 4 (0.55%) FMCG
13 4 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 195 (26.90%) Windows
2 119 (16.41%) Windows Server
3 58 (8.00%) Linux
4 50 (6.90%) Unix
5 34 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (3.17%) Windows 7
8 19 (2.62%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.24%) CentOS
9 9 (1.24%) Mac OS
10 8 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.97%) Solaris
12 4 (0.55%) Android
12 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.41%) Check Point GAiA
14 2 (0.28%) AIX
14 2 (0.28%) HPUX
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (25.52%) ITIL
2 56 (7.72%) Network Monitoring
3 52 (7.17%) Migration
4 51 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 50 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 50 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (6.48%) Network Design
7 45 (6.21%) Network Management
8 39 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (4.69%) Information Security
10 33 (4.55%) Service Management
11 31 (4.28%) Project Management
11 31 (4.28%) Service Delivery
12 29 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
12 29 (4.00%) ITIL V3
12 29 (4.00%) PRINCE2
13 26 (3.59%) Incident Management
14 25 (3.45%) Change Management
15 23 (3.17%) DevOps
16 22 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 41 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 33 (4.55%) Python
3 23 (3.17%) SQL
4 20 (2.76%) C
5 17 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 17 (2.34%) Perl
6 7 (0.97%) Java
6 7 (0.97%) PHP
7 6 (0.83%) C++
7 6 (0.83%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.55%) Tcl
8 4 (0.55%) VB
9 3 (0.41%) C#
9 3 (0.41%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.28%) Go
10 2 (0.28%) Korn
10 2 (0.28%) Ruby
10 2 (0.28%) VBScript
11 1 (0.14%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 725 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 342 (47.17%) CCNP
3 166 (22.90%) Security Cleared
4 133 (18.34%) SC Cleared
5 113 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 74 (10.21%) MCSE
7 70 (9.66%) Degree
8 52 (7.17%) CCIE
9 48 (6.62%) CISSP
10 43 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
11 41 (5.66%) DV Cleared
11 41 (5.66%) MCSA
12 39 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 33 (4.55%) CCSA
14 29 (4.00%) CISM
15 26 (3.59%) CCSE
16 22 (3.03%) MCP
17 21 (2.90%) CCDP
18 20 (2.76%) JNCIA
19 18 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.24%) SLA
2 22 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.07%) GDPR
4 12 (1.66%) HIPAA
4 12 (1.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 9 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.83%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.28%) PMO
7 2 (0.28%) PSD2
7 2 (0.28%) QA
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (13.93%) Active Directory
2 98 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.03%) vSphere
5 9 (1.24%) VMware NSX
6 8 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.83%) Firmware
7 6 (0.83%) XenApp
7 6 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.41%) Docker
10 3 (0.41%) UAG
11 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.28%) KVM
11 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.14%) Squid
12 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (3.86%) SCCM
1 28 (3.86%) vCenter Server
2 25 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (1.93%) FortiGate
4 12 (1.66%) Puppet
5 11 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
5 11 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (1.38%) PowerCLI
7 9 (1.24%) Ansible
8 8 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.97%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.83%) Nagios
10 6 (0.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 4 (0.55%) ArcSight ESM
11 4 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.55%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.41%) Cacti
12 3 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
12 3 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 563 (77.66%) Cisco
2 146 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 139 (19.17%) VMware
4 121 (16.69%) CheckPoint
5 118 (16.28%) Juniper
6 101 (13.93%) F5
7 59 (8.14%) Palo Alto
8 40 (5.52%) Meraki
8 40 (5.52%) SolarWinds
9 38 (5.24%) HP
9 38 (5.24%) Oracle
10 32 (4.41%) Aruba
11 26 (3.59%) CyberArk
11 26 (3.59%) Fortinet
12 23 (3.17%) Splunk
13 22 (3.03%) Remedy
14 20 (2.76%) McAfee
15 19 (2.62%) Blue Coat
15 19 (2.62%) Riverbed
16 17 (2.34%) Citrix