Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 308 333 369
Rank change year-on-year +25 +36 -106
Contract jobs citing CCNA 418 697 623
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.79% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.46% 4.03% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 467 406
Median daily rate £383 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +12.31% -
10th Percentile £205 £223 £195
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £390 £363 £320
% change year-on-year +7.59% +13.28% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 61 31
Median hourly rate £23.70 £27.50 £23.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.82% +19.18% -9.51%
10th Percentile £14.20 £14.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.25 £46.00 £45.13
UK median hourly rate £23.10 £27.50 £23.29
% change year-on-year -16.00% +18.09% -8.68%

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 12,078 17,312 17,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.18% 19.56% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,340 10,455 10,747
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 765 802
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.48 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +38.19% -18.97%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.55 £12.63
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.20 £23.50
% change year-on-year +5.42% +41.28% -18.04%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCNA in England.

Daily rate trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCNA in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CCNA in England

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCNA in England.

Hourly rate trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CCNA in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +82 119 £400 +2.56% 34
South East +46 100 £350 -12.50% 23
Midlands +44 71 £425 +54.55% 20
North of England +34 67 £325 -4.41% 38
West Midlands +85 58 £488 +95.00% 16
North West +32 38 £400 +28.00% 14
South West -12 33 £475 +22.58% 16
East of England +13 27 £345 +1.47% 7
Yorkshire +59 23 £278 -24.75% 15
East Midlands -6 12 £313 +13.64% 4
North East +14 6 £300 -7.69% 9
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 418 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 317 (75.84%) Cisco
3 233 (55.74%) CCNP
4 176 (42.11%) Firewall
4 176 (42.11%) LAN
5 163 (39.00%) WAN
6 102 (24.40%) Windows
6 102 (24.40%) Security Cleared
7 99 (23.68%) VPN
8 88 (21.05%) Juniper
8 88 (21.05%) OSPF
9 87 (20.81%) BGP
10 80 (19.14%) Wireless
11 79 (18.90%) VMware
12 78 (18.66%) TCP/IP
13 77 (18.42%) Microsoft
14 74 (17.70%) MPLS
15 67 (16.03%) Linux
15 67 (16.03%) ITIL
16 65 (15.55%) Telecoms
17 64 (15.31%) Network Security
18 61 (14.59%) SC Cleared
19 60 (14.35%) DNS
20 59 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
20 59 (14.11%) VoIP
20 59 (14.11%) Cisco Nexus
20 59 (14.11%) Windows Server
21 58 (13.88%) Data Centre
22 57 (13.64%) DHCP
22 57 (13.64%) Active Directory

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 23 (5.50%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.11%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.20%) IIS
6 4 (0.96%) Confluence
7 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (7.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.92%) Azure
2 33 (7.89%) AWS
3 28 (6.70%) Office 365
4 16 (3.83%) GCP
5 14 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.15%) IaaS
7 5 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.72%) PaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.48%) GitHub
9 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.48%) SaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) Asana
10 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.24%) G Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 176 (42.11%) Firewall
1 176 (42.11%) LAN
2 163 (39.00%) WAN
3 99 (23.68%) VPN
4 88 (21.05%) OSPF
5 87 (20.81%) BGP
6 80 (19.14%) Wireless
7 78 (18.66%) TCP/IP
8 74 (17.70%) MPLS
9 64 (15.31%) Network Security
10 60 (14.35%) DNS
11 59 (14.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 59 (14.11%) VoIP
12 57 (13.64%) DHCP
13 50 (11.96%) EIGRP
14 45 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (10.29%) WLAN
16 42 (10.05%) Ethernet
17 39 (9.33%) Cisco ISE
18 34 (8.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.15%) MySQL
3 8 (1.91%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.67%) Big Data
5 5 (1.20%) Aerospike
5 5 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.20%) Redis
6 4 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
2 13 (3.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.91%) JIRA
4 5 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.72%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.72%) Robot Framework
5 3 (0.72%) TestRail
6 2 (0.48%) git-flow
7 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.24%) GitLab
7 1 (0.24%) Postman
7 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 65 (15.55%) Telecoms
2 32 (7.66%) Finance
3 26 (6.22%) Public Sector
4 22 (5.26%) Banking
5 16 (3.83%) Front Office
6 15 (3.59%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.11%) Legal
8 5 (1.20%) Back Office
8 5 (1.20%) Publishing
9 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.96%) Retail
10 2 (0.48%) French Language
10 2 (0.48%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 218 (52.15%) Network Engineer
2 42 (10.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 36 (8.61%) Architect
3 36 (8.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 29 (6.94%) Support Engineer
5 24 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (5.26%) Analyst
7 17 (4.07%) Network Architect
7 17 (4.07%) Network Security Engineer
7 17 (4.07%) Security Engineer
8 15 (3.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 14 (3.35%) Consultant
9 14 (3.35%) IP Network Engineer
9 14 (3.35%) Juniper Engineer
9 14 (3.35%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (3.11%) Data Network Engineer
11 10 (2.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 10 (2.39%) Firewall Engineer
11 10 (2.39%) Network Support
11 10 (2.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.02%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.87%) .NET
3 9 (2.15%) REST
4 6 (1.44%) SOAP
5 5 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.20%) Kafka
5 5 (1.20%) Node.js
5 5 (1.20%) WebSockets
6 4 (0.96%) Web Services
7 3 (0.72%) HTML
7 3 (0.72%) HTML5
8 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.48%) GraphQL
8 2 (0.48%) LDAP
8 2 (0.48%) React
8 2 (0.48%) Spring
8 2 (0.48%) Spring MVC
8 2 (0.48%) Vue.js
8 2 (0.48%) XMPP
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.88%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.39%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (2.15%) CMDB
6 8 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (1.91%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.67%) Fibre Optics
8 5 (1.20%) NHS
8 5 (1.20%) PKI
9 4 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.96%) Handset
10 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.48%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Replication
11 2 (0.48%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (24.40%) Windows
2 67 (16.03%) Linux
3 59 (14.11%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.83%) Windows 10
6 14 (3.35%) CentOS
6 14 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.11%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.15%) Unix
10 6 (1.44%) Android
10 6 (1.44%) CatOS
10 6 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.96%) Fedora
13 3 (0.72%) SUSE
13 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.03%) ITIL
2 50 (11.96%) Change Management
3 41 (9.81%) Network Design
4 40 (9.57%) Service Delivery
5 36 (8.61%) Migration
5 36 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (8.61%) Project Delivery
6 31 (7.42%) Service Management
7 30 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 26 (6.22%) Network Management
9 25 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (5.98%) Project Management
10 22 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 22 (5.26%) Load Balancing
11 21 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (4.78%) Cryptography
13 19 (4.55%) Configuration Management
13 19 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
14 18 (4.31%) SIEM
15 17 (4.07%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.29%) Python
2 19 (4.55%) SQL
3 18 (4.31%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.59%) Perl
5 11 (2.63%) C
6 10 (2.39%) C++
7 8 (1.91%) Java
8 7 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.44%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.72%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) Go
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 418 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 233 (55.74%) CCNP
3 102 (24.40%) Security Cleared
4 61 (14.59%) SC Cleared
5 59 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (11.96%) MCSE
7 49 (11.72%) CCIE
8 39 (9.33%) Degree
9 37 (8.85%) CCDA
9 37 (8.85%) DV Cleared
10 26 (6.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 21 (5.02%) CCDP
11 21 (5.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (4.78%) BPSS Clearance
12 20 (4.78%) MCSA
13 18 (4.31%) JNCIA
14 17 (4.07%) BC Cleared
15 16 (3.83%) Network+ Certification
16 14 (3.35%) CISSP
17 10 (2.39%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.22%) SLA
2 9 (2.15%) NIST
3 8 (1.91%) QA
4 7 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.20%) PMO
6 3 (0.72%) GDPR
7 2 (0.48%) COBIT
8 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.24%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 57 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.74%) VMware NSX
4 23 (5.50%) vSphere
5 20 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.35%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.91%) XenApp
9 5 (1.20%) Docker
10 4 (0.96%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.96%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.48%) NFS
11 2 (0.48%) Samba
11 2 (0.48%) UAG
11 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.48%) Xen
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (5.98%) Puppet
2 23 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
4 20 (4.78%) FortiGate
5 18 (4.31%) Nagios
6 16 (3.83%) Ansible
6 16 (3.83%) Statseeker
6 16 (3.83%) vCenter Server
6 16 (3.83%) ZABBIX
7 14 (3.35%) Cacti
7 14 (3.35%) NetMRI
8 10 (2.39%) SCCM
9 8 (1.91%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 7 (1.67%) Terraform
11 6 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (1.44%) OpenView
12 5 (1.20%) vRealize
13 4 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (0.96%) Kubernetes
14 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 317 (75.84%) Cisco
2 88 (21.05%) Juniper
3 79 (18.90%) VMware
4 77 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 57 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 48 (11.48%) Palo Alto
7 41 (9.81%) F5
8 26 (6.22%) SolarWinds
9 25 (5.98%) Dell
10 23 (5.50%) Fortinet
10 23 (5.50%) HP
11 20 (4.78%) Remedy
12 18 (4.31%) Citrix
12 18 (4.31%) Oracle
13 17 (4.07%) Google
13 17 (4.07%) Meraki
14 14 (3.35%) NetScout
14 14 (3.35%) Solarflare
15 11 (2.63%) Avaya
16 10 (2.39%) Riverbed