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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK / England
Rank 266 255 220
Rank change year-on-year -11 -35  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 366 449 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 4.39% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 259 279
Median daily rate £325 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 40
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £18.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.07% +11.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.60 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.94 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +24.70% +8.10%  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8528 10220 9566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.67% 21.00% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5360 6444 5545
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 375 423
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +60.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in England

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 120 £344 +8.26% 32
London +7 115 £350 +25.00% 40
South West -8 31 £245 -30.14% 4
North West +10 23 £315 +50.00% 19
Yorkshire 0 22 £375 +36.36% 8
West Midlands +6 18 £371 +12.50% 12
East Midlands +1 17 £300 +30.43% 7
East of England -8 16 £318 +1.60% 12
North East -11 3 £287 -11.61% 5
Midlands - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 872 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 694 (79.59%) Cisco
3 474 (54.36%) CCNP
4 382 (43.81%) Firewall
5 311 (35.67%) WAN
6 289 (33.14%) LAN
7 196 (22.48%) Security Cleared
8 185 (21.22%) ITIL
9 176 (20.18%) Wireless
10 163 (18.69%) Juniper
11 144 (16.51%) Windows
12 143 (16.40%) VPN
13 141 (16.17%) Cisco ASA
14 135 (15.48%) SC Cleared
15 134 (15.37%) VoIP
16 130 (14.91%) VMware
17 125 (14.33%) CheckPoint
18 124 (14.22%) MPLS
19 120 (13.76%) OSPF
19 120 (13.76%) BGP
19 120 (13.76%) TCP/IP
19 120 (13.76%) Microsoft
20 117 (13.42%) Data Centre
21 113 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
22 107 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
23 106 (12.16%) CCIE
23 106 (12.16%) VLAN
24 99 (11.35%) F5
25 97 (11.12%) Migration
25 97 (11.12%) DNS

CCNA
Top Related 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 38 (4.36%) MS Exchange
2 23 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (2.29%) Skype for Business
4 17 (1.95%) IIS
5 14 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.80%) Apache
9 5 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.34%) Confluence
11 2 (0.23%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.11%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.11%) JBoss
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.18%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.06%) MS Office
4 8 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (4.01%) Office 365
3 22 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.92%) IaaS
5 6 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.69%) SaaS
6 5 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.46%) PaaS
8 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.11%) G Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 382 (43.81%) Firewall
2 311 (35.67%) WAN
3 289 (33.14%) LAN
4 176 (20.18%) Wireless
5 143 (16.40%) VPN
6 141 (16.17%) Cisco ASA
7 134 (15.37%) VoIP
8 124 (14.22%) MPLS
9 120 (13.76%) BGP
9 120 (13.76%) OSPF
9 120 (13.76%) TCP/IP
10 113 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 106 (12.16%) VLAN
12 97 (11.12%) DNS
13 96 (11.01%) Network Security
14 67 (7.68%) DHCP
15 60 (6.88%) Ethernet
16 53 (6.08%) Unified Communications
17 51 (5.85%) WLAN
18 49 (5.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.80%) MySQL
2 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.57%) Big Data
5 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.11%) DTS
6 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.11%) MS Access
6 1 (0.11%) QlikView
6 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (0.57%) StarTeam
3 3 (0.34%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.34%) JIRA
3 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.34%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.11%) JMeter
5 1 (0.11%) JUnit
5 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 85 (9.75%) Telecoms
2 70 (8.03%) Finance
3 23 (2.64%) Banking
4 15 (1.72%) Back Office
4 15 (1.72%) Retail
5 12 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.03%) Local Government
7 8 (0.92%) Electronics
8 6 (0.69%) Marketing
9 5 (0.57%) Legal
10 4 (0.46%) Advertising
10 4 (0.46%) French Language
11 3 (0.34%) Automotive
11 3 (0.34%) Military
12 2 (0.23%) Billing
12 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Front Office
13 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 396 (45.41%) Network Engineer
2 143 (16.40%) Cisco Engineer
3 109 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 84 (9.63%) Analyst
5 53 (6.08%) Support Engineer
6 49 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 46 (5.28%) Network Analyst
8 42 (4.82%) Network Support
9 38 (4.36%) Architect
10 34 (3.90%) NOC Engineer
11 33 (3.78%) Senior Network Engineer
12 32 (3.67%) Consultant
13 31 (3.56%) Design Engineer
14 27 (3.10%) Security Engineer
15 25 (2.87%) Administrator
15 25 (2.87%) Network Support Engineer
16 23 (2.64%) Firewall Engineer
16 23 (2.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
17 22 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support
17 22 (2.52%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.67%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.38%) XMPP
3 11 (1.26%) Web Services
4 7 (0.80%) CSS
5 5 (0.57%) Middleware
6 4 (0.46%) LAMP
6 4 (0.46%) libvirt
6 4 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.46%) WAP
7 3 (0.34%) .NET
7 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.34%) WCF
7 3 (0.34%) WF
8 2 (0.23%) RFC 2547
8 2 (0.23%) XML
9 1 (0.11%) Java EE
9 1 (0.11%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.11%) OAuth
9 1 (0.11%) REST
9 1 (0.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (13.42%) Data Centre
2 63 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.10%) Driving Licence
5 21 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.06%) Clustering
7 18 (2.06%) IVR
8 17 (1.95%) NHS
9 10 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.03%) e-Health
10 9 (1.03%) Replication
11 8 (0.92%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.80%) IPTV
12 7 (0.80%) User Experience
13 6 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.69%) iPad
14 5 (0.57%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (0.46%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 144 (16.51%) Windows
2 95 (10.89%) Linux
3 94 (10.78%) Windows Server
4 62 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (4.70%) Unix
7 30 (3.44%) Windows 7
8 27 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.26%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.15%) Android
11 9 (1.03%) CentOS
11 9 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.92%) SUSE
13 7 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.46%) Solaris
15 3 (0.34%) CatOS
15 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.23%) Debian
16 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (21.22%) ITIL
2 97 (11.12%) Migration
3 90 (10.32%) Network Design
4 62 (7.11%) Load Balancing
5 50 (5.73%) Network Management
6 39 (4.47%) Service Management
7 35 (4.01%) Change Management
7 35 (4.01%) Project Management
8 31 (3.56%) Information Security
9 29 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
10 28 (3.21%) Customer Requirements
11 27 (3.10%) Problem Management
12 26 (2.98%) Network Architecture
13 24 (2.75%) Incident Management
13 24 (2.75%) Service Delivery
14 22 (2.52%) High Availability
15 21 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
16 20 (2.29%) PRINCE2
17 19 (2.18%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 39 (4.47%) PowerShell
2 37 (4.24%) SQL
3 26 (2.98%) Python
4 14 (1.61%) C
5 12 (1.38%) Perl
6 9 (1.03%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.03%) Ruby
7 8 (0.92%) Java
8 5 (0.57%) C#
9 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.23%) C++
10 2 (0.23%) VBScript
11 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 872 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 474 (54.36%) CCNP
3 196 (22.48%) Security Cleared
4 135 (15.48%) SC Cleared
5 107 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 106 (12.16%) CCIE
7 92 (10.55%) MCSE
8 62 (7.11%) JNCIA
9 54 (6.19%) CCDP
10 53 (6.08%) CCDA
11 52 (5.96%) Degree
12 40 (4.59%) DV Cleared
13 32 (3.67%) MCP
14 29 (3.33%) CCSA
15 26 (2.98%) CISSP
15 26 (2.98%) MCSA
16 22 (2.52%) JNCIS
17 21 (2.41%) CCVP
18 20 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
19 18 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.24%) SLA
2 17 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.49%) QA
4 9 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 92 (10.55%) Active Directory
2 84 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (2.18%) vSphere
5 12 (1.38%) XenApp
6 9 (1.03%) KVM
7 7 (0.80%) Firmware
7 7 (0.80%) XenServer
8 6 (0.69%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.69%) UAG
9 5 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.57%) NDS
9 5 (0.57%) NFS
9 5 (0.57%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.46%) iptables
10 4 (0.46%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (6.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 42 (4.82%) Cisco UCCX
3 24 (2.75%) Cisco UCCE
4 20 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
5 19 (2.18%) Puppet
6 18 (2.06%) Nagios
7 16 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (1.38%) SCCM
9 10 (1.15%) FortiGate
10 7 (0.80%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.69%) Ansible
11 6 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (0.57%) SCOM
13 4 (0.46%) Cisco CME
13 4 (0.46%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (0.34%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 694 (79.59%) Cisco
2 163 (18.69%) Juniper
3 130 (14.91%) VMware
4 125 (14.33%) CheckPoint
5 120 (13.76%) Microsoft
6 99 (11.35%) F5
7 53 (6.08%) SolarWinds
8 50 (5.73%) Palo Alto
9 49 (5.62%) Citrix
10 48 (5.50%) HP
11 36 (4.13%) Avaya
12 29 (3.33%) Remedy
13 28 (3.21%) Red Hat
14 24 (2.75%) Fortinet
15 20 (2.29%) Dell
15 20 (2.29%) EMC
15 20 (2.29%) Riverbed
16 19 (2.18%) Aruba
16 19 (2.18%) Meraki
16 19 (2.18%) Nokia
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