Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 288 336 356
Rank change year-on-year +48 +20 -110
Contract jobs citing CCNA 694 724 626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 4.14% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 442 403
England median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £204 £203 £181
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £329
% change year-on-year -6.67% +14.07% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 47 42
England median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -23.66% +23.58%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.20 £13.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.00 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +86.67% -29.69% +14.29%

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 15,556 17,491 17,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.10% 18.53% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,597 10,366 10,546
England median daily rate £467 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 858 817
England median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -3.85% +1.96%
10th Percentile £14.20 £12.93 £12.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £51.00 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +44.00% -9.09% +3.77%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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
South East +115 205 £350 -10.26% 90
London -4 176 £375 -16.67% 77
North of England 0 102 £325 -9.88% 52
East of England +63 72 £306 -18.33% 23
Midlands +24 72 £341 +8.10% 41
North West +13 64 £350 -5.41% 34
South West -30 62 £375 +11.11% 24
East Midlands +29 38 £313 +7.76% 19
West Midlands -6 34 £390 +20.00% 22
Yorkshire -12 23 £283 -31.52% 11
North East +10 15 £325 +44.44% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 694 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 560 (80.69%) Cisco
3 372 (53.60%) Firewall
4 321 (46.25%) CCNP
5 241 (34.73%) LAN
6 238 (34.29%) WAN
7 168 (24.21%) Windows
8 153 (22.05%) ITIL
9 143 (20.61%) VMware
10 138 (19.88%) Microsoft
11 135 (19.45%) Data Centre
12 133 (19.16%) Cisco ASA
13 132 (19.02%) TCP/IP
13 132 (19.02%) CheckPoint
14 128 (18.44%) Network Security
15 126 (18.16%) VPN
16 125 (18.01%) Wireless
17 122 (17.58%) Palo Alto
18 116 (16.71%) Security Cleared
19 101 (14.55%) F5
20 99 (14.27%) Juniper
21 98 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
22 94 (13.54%) OSPF
22 94 (13.54%) Windows Server
23 92 (13.26%) MPLS
23 92 (13.26%) Telecoms
24 89 (12.82%) BGP
24 89 (12.82%) DNS
24 89 (12.82%) Active Directory
25 85 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure

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 42 (6.05%) MS Exchange
2 27 (3.89%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (3.46%) Skype for Business
4 19 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.44%) IIS
6 5 (0.72%) Confluence
7 4 (0.58%) Apache
8 3 (0.43%) nginx
9 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 17 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.78%) Office 365
2 41 (5.91%) Azure
3 28 (4.03%) AWS
4 5 (0.72%) PaaS
4 5 (0.72%) SaaS
5 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.43%) GCP
6 3 (0.43%) IaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 372 (53.60%) Firewall
2 241 (34.73%) LAN
3 238 (34.29%) WAN
4 133 (19.16%) Cisco ASA
5 132 (19.02%) TCP/IP
6 128 (18.44%) Network Security
7 126 (18.16%) VPN
8 125 (18.01%) Wireless
9 94 (13.54%) OSPF
10 92 (13.26%) MPLS
11 89 (12.82%) BGP
11 89 (12.82%) DNS
12 78 (11.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 73 (10.52%) VoIP
14 66 (9.51%) DHCP
15 61 (8.79%) VLAN
16 56 (8.07%) WLAN
17 55 (7.93%) Wi-Fi
18 46 (6.63%) Cisco IOS
19 45 (6.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.29%) GIS
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.14%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.86%) JIRA
3 4 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.58%) Hudson
3 4 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.43%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.29%) Ant
5 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.29%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) GitLab
6 1 (0.14%) TestRail
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) Zephyr
General
1 92 (13.26%) Telecoms
2 58 (8.36%) Finance
3 48 (6.92%) Public Sector
4 18 (2.59%) Legal
5 14 (2.02%) Law
6 9 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.30%) Marketing
6 9 (1.30%) Retail
7 8 (1.15%) Local Government
8 7 (1.01%) Banking
8 7 (1.01%) Electronics
8 7 (1.01%) Publishing
9 6 (0.86%) Back Office
10 4 (0.58%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.43%) Military
12 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.29%) Automotive
12 2 (0.29%) Front Office
12 2 (0.29%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 358 (51.59%) Network Engineer
2 80 (11.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 69 (9.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 68 (9.80%) Analyst
5 58 (8.36%) Architect
6 45 (6.48%) Support Engineer
7 40 (5.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 40 (5.76%) Security Engineer
8 35 (5.04%) Senior Network Engineer
9 34 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (4.76%) Network Architect
10 33 (4.76%) Network Support
11 23 (3.31%) Firewall Engineer
12 21 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support
13 20 (2.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 19 (2.74%) Network Support Engineer
14 19 (2.74%) Support Analyst
15 16 (2.31%) Consultant
15 16 (2.31%) Network Analyst
16 15 (2.16%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.17%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.01%) .NET
3 6 (0.86%) JSON
4 5 (0.72%) Web Services
5 4 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (0.58%) LDAP
5 4 (0.58%) XML
6 2 (0.29%) Django
6 2 (0.29%) JSP
6 2 (0.29%) Middleware
6 2 (0.29%) Node.js
6 2 (0.29%) REST
6 2 (0.29%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.29%) Servlets
7 1 (0.14%) HTML
7 1 (0.14%) J2EE
7 1 (0.14%) SAML
7 1 (0.14%) VML
7 1 (0.14%) XMPP
7 1 (0.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 135 (19.45%) Data Centre
2 37 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 34 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.45%) NHS
6 16 (2.31%) Private Cloud
7 13 (1.87%) Driving Licence
7 13 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (1.73%) Clustering
8 12 (1.73%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.44%) CMDB
9 10 (1.44%) Fibre Optics
9 10 (1.44%) Smart Meter
10 8 (1.15%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
13 4 (0.58%) PKI
13 4 (0.58%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.43%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 168 (24.21%) Windows
2 94 (13.54%) Windows Server
3 57 (8.21%) Linux
4 51 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (4.18%) Windows 10
8 28 (4.03%) Unix
9 17 (2.45%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.31%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.87%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.15%) Android
13 6 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.86%) SUSE
14 5 (0.72%) CentOS
14 5 (0.72%) Check Point GAiA
15 4 (0.58%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.43%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (22.05%) ITIL
2 80 (11.53%) Migration
3 64 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
4 60 (8.65%) Change Management
5 58 (8.36%) Network Design
5 58 (8.36%) Network Management
6 52 (7.49%) Incident Management
7 51 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 47 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 42 (6.05%) Network Monitoring
10 41 (5.91%) Load Balancing
11 38 (5.48%) Project Delivery
12 34 (4.90%) Project Management
12 34 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 32 (4.61%) PRINCE2
14 31 (4.47%) Information Security
15 27 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
16 26 (3.75%) Problem Management
16 26 (3.75%) TOGAF
17 25 (3.60%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 34 (4.90%) PowerShell
2 30 (4.32%) Python
3 29 (4.18%) SQL
4 18 (2.59%) Java
5 11 (1.59%) C
6 7 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.01%) Perl
7 3 (0.43%) C++
7 3 (0.43%) Ruby
8 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.29%) VBScript
9 1 (0.14%) Erlang
9 1 (0.14%) PHP
9 1 (0.14%) Prolog
9 1 (0.14%) Tcl
9 1 (0.14%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 694 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 321 (46.25%) CCNP
3 116 (16.71%) Security Cleared
4 98 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (11.96%) CCIE
6 76 (10.95%) SC Cleared
7 60 (8.65%) Degree
8 56 (8.07%) MCSE
9 51 (7.35%) MCSA
10 32 (4.61%) CCDP
11 31 (4.47%) DV Cleared
12 26 (3.75%) CCDA
13 24 (3.46%) CISSP
14 23 (3.31%) CCSA
15 22 (3.17%) CCSE
15 22 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (2.88%) JNCIA
16 20 (2.88%) TOGAF Certification
17 17 (2.45%) MCP
18 16 (2.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.07%) SLA
2 10 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.30%) QA
4 7 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.58%) PMO
6 2 (0.29%) GDPR
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.29%) NIST
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 89 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 85 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (6.20%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (2.59%) vSphere
5 18 (2.59%) XenApp
6 11 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.44%) VMware NSX
8 8 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.01%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.72%) Firmware
11 3 (0.43%) Docker
11 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.29%) vCloud
12 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (4.61%) Cisco Prime
2 30 (4.32%) SCCM
3 24 (3.46%) FortiGate
4 21 (3.03%) SCOM
5 17 (2.45%) Ansible
6 15 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (2.02%) WSUS
8 9 (1.30%) vCenter Server
9 7 (1.01%) Puppet
9 7 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (0.72%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.72%) QRadar
10 5 (0.72%) Stealthwatch
11 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
12 3 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.43%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 560 (80.69%) Cisco
2 143 (20.61%) VMware
3 138 (19.88%) Microsoft
4 132 (19.02%) CheckPoint
5 122 (17.58%) Palo Alto
6 101 (14.55%) F5
7 99 (14.27%) Juniper
8 50 (7.20%) Citrix
9 49 (7.06%) Fortinet
10 44 (6.34%) HP
11 43 (6.20%) SolarWinds
12 41 (5.91%) Meraki
13 39 (5.62%) McAfee
14 30 (4.32%) Aruba
15 28 (4.03%) Dell
16 20 (2.88%) Remedy
17 19 (2.74%) NetApp
18 17 (2.45%) Riverbed
19 16 (2.31%) Red Hat
19 16 (2.31%) Splunk