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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 28 May 2022 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
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 438 391 318
Rank change year-on-year -47 -73 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNA 355 247 314
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.52% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 2.50% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 161 185
10th Percentile £200 £175 £189
25th Percentile £311 £263 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £368 £375
Median % change year-on-year +15.65% -2.00% +6.76%
75th Percentile £538 £463 £525
90th Percentile £580 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 26
10th Percentile £11.85 £15.22 £13.49
25th Percentile £13.41 £18.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate £13.66 £40.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -65.85% +110.53% -36.67%
75th Percentile £27.69 £50.11 £25.57
90th Percentile £68.30 £53.90 £34.13
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £42.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -47.62% +110.00% -33.33%

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 14,220 9,861 9,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.03% 20.80% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,487 6,341 6,345
10th Percentile £334 £300 £280
25th Percentile £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £585 £575
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 468 342
10th Percentile £13.44 £14.21 £14.50
25th Percentile £19.06 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate £41.43 £37.25 £27.75
Median % change year-on-year +11.21% +34.26% -7.36%
75th Percentile £56.00 £51.33 £47.94
90th Percentile £67.85 £61.59 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £36.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% +17.74% +3.33%

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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -10 163 £500 +44.09% 35
South East -68 44 £425 +6.25% 24
North of England -41 42 £313 +4.17% 28
South West -21 40 £438 +2.94% 10
Midlands -28 30 £350 +40.00% 25
Yorkshire -21 25 £313 +42.05% 10
East of England -19 23 £325 +51.16% 14
West Midlands -34 18 £350 +40.00% 20
North West -54 16 £210 -32.80% 15
East Midlands -14 12 £351 +33.81% 5
North East -12 1 £550 +358.33% 3
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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.

1 355 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 220 (61.97%) Cisco
3 129 (36.34%) CCNP
4 128 (36.06%) Firewall
5 113 (31.83%) ITIL
6 98 (27.61%) WAN
7 84 (23.66%) Microsoft
8 82 (23.10%) Azure
9 79 (22.25%) Social Skills
10 78 (21.97%) Active Directory
10 78 (21.97%) LAN
11 70 (19.72%) Windows
12 69 (19.44%) Wireless
13 65 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 60 (16.90%) Security Cleared
15 58 (16.34%) MCSE
16 55 (15.49%) VMware
16 55 (15.49%) Microsoft 365
17 51 (14.37%) MPLS
17 51 (14.37%) BGP
18 48 (13.52%) Data Centre
19 46 (12.96%) OSPF
20 44 (12.39%) PowerShell
21 43 (12.11%) Juniper
21 43 (12.11%) Migration
21 43 (12.11%) Windows Server
22 42 (11.83%) DHCP
22 42 (11.83%) VPN
22 42 (11.83%) DNS
22 42 (11.83%) Degree

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 9 (2.54%) Confluence
1 9 (2.54%) MS Exchange
1 9 (2.54%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.85%) SAS
4 2 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.28%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 32 (9.01%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.56%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.28%) Maximo
2 1 (0.28%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 82 (23.10%) Azure
2 55 (15.49%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (7.89%) AWS
4 26 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.13%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.13%) PaaS
6 4 (1.13%) SaaS
7 2 (0.56%) Azure Monitor
7 2 (0.56%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (0.56%) GCP
7 2 (0.56%) IaaS
7 2 (0.56%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) Nutanix
8 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 128 (36.06%) Firewall
2 98 (27.61%) WAN
3 78 (21.97%) LAN
4 69 (19.44%) Wireless
5 51 (14.37%) BGP
5 51 (14.37%) MPLS
6 46 (12.96%) OSPF
7 42 (11.83%) DHCP
7 42 (11.83%) DNS
7 42 (11.83%) VPN
8 37 (10.42%) Network Security
8 37 (10.42%) TCP/IP
9 36 (10.14%) SD-WAN
10 35 (9.86%) VoIP
11 34 (9.58%) Wi-Fi
12 33 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (8.45%) Internet
13 30 (8.45%) IPsec
14 26 (7.32%) VLAN
15 19 (5.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.56%) Big Data
3 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.28%) GIS
3 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.94%) JIRA
2 7 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.41%) Arsenale Dataplane
4 5 (1.41%) TestRail
5 2 (0.56%) Hudson
5 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.28%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.28%) GitLab
6 1 (0.28%) Gradle
6 1 (0.28%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 79 (22.25%) Social Skills
2 38 (10.70%) Telecoms
3 33 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (8.73%) Public Sector
5 20 (5.63%) Finance
6 10 (2.82%) Banking
7 8 (2.25%) Legal
8 7 (1.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 7 (1.97%) Retail
9 5 (1.41%) Billing
9 5 (1.41%) Law
10 4 (1.13%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.13%) German Language
11 3 (0.85%) Hungarian Language
11 3 (0.85%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (0.85%) Lithuanian Language
11 3 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (0.85%) Polish Language
11 3 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 148 (41.69%) Network Engineer
2 52 (14.65%) Analyst
3 48 (13.52%) Architect
4 22 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (5.63%) Azure Architect
6 19 (5.35%) Support Engineer
7 16 (4.51%) Cisco Engineer
8 15 (4.23%) Network Analyst
8 15 (4.23%) Security Engineer
9 14 (3.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 14 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (3.94%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.38%) Cisco Analyst
11 12 (3.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (3.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (3.10%) Service Analyst
12 11 (3.10%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (2.82%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.25%) REST
2 6 (1.69%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.41%) RESTful
4 4 (1.13%) OAuth
4 4 (1.13%) XMPP
5 3 (0.85%) SAML
5 3 (0.85%) SOAP
6 2 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.56%) Web Services
7 1 (0.28%) Django
7 1 (0.28%) Flask
7 1 (0.28%) JSON
7 1 (0.28%) Kafka
7 1 (0.28%) LDAP
7 1 (0.28%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.28%) OpenDaylight
7 1 (0.28%) XML
7 1 (0.28%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.52%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.10%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.25%) NHS
7 6 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.69%) IoT
7 6 (1.69%) Replication
8 5 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.41%) CCTV
8 5 (1.41%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.13%) BYOD
10 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.72%) Windows
2 43 (12.11%) Windows Server
3 33 (9.30%) Linux
4 12 (3.38%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.97%) Unix
7 6 (1.69%) CentOS
7 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (1.41%) Android
8 5 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.41%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (31.83%) ITIL
2 43 (12.11%) Migration
3 41 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 24 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (6.48%) Agile
6 23 (6.48%) PRINCE2
7 21 (5.92%) ITSM
7 21 (5.92%) Network Design
8 20 (5.63%) Change Management
8 20 (5.63%) ITIL V3
9 18 (5.07%) Computer Science
9 18 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (4.79%) Network Management
10 17 (4.79%) Time Management
11 15 (4.23%) Information Security
11 15 (4.23%) Problem Management
11 15 (4.23%) Service Management
12 14 (3.94%) Project Delivery
13 13 (3.66%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.39%) PowerShell
2 30 (8.45%) Python
3 13 (3.66%) Bash
4 8 (2.25%) C
5 6 (1.69%) C++
5 6 (1.69%) Go
5 6 (1.69%) SQL
6 5 (1.41%) Rust
7 4 (1.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.13%) Perl
8 2 (0.56%) Java
8 2 (0.56%) PHP
8 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.28%) Prolog
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 355 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (36.34%) CCNP
3 65 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (16.90%) Security Cleared
5 58 (16.34%) MCSE
6 42 (11.83%) Degree
7 39 (10.99%) MCP
8 37 (10.42%) MCSA
9 36 (10.14%) SC Cleared
10 27 (7.61%) JNCIA
11 25 (7.04%) CCIE
12 21 (5.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 20 (5.63%) CISSP
14 19 (5.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (2.82%) CCENT
15 10 (2.82%) DV Cleared
16 9 (2.54%) CEH
16 9 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
16 9 (2.54%) Network+ Certification
16 9 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.17%) SLA
2 12 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.25%) QA
4 6 (1.69%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.41%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.13%) NIST
6 4 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.85%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.85%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 78 (21.97%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.54%) Docker
4 8 (2.25%) XenApp
5 6 (1.69%) KVM
5 6 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.41%) iptables
6 5 (1.41%) Xen
7 4 (1.13%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.85%) vCloud
8 3 (0.85%) vSphere
9 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (7.61%) SCCM
2 12 (3.38%) Ansible
3 11 (3.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (3.10%) FortiGate
4 9 (2.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (1.69%) SCOM
5 6 (1.69%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.85%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.85%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.85%) logstash
7 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.85%) Puppet
7 3 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.56%) NetMRI
8 2 (0.56%) SCSM
8 2 (0.56%) Terraform
8 2 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 220 (61.97%) Cisco
2 84 (23.66%) Microsoft
3 55 (15.49%) VMware
4 43 (12.11%) Juniper
5 39 (10.99%) Palo Alto
6 35 (9.86%) CheckPoint
7 27 (7.61%) Citrix
8 25 (7.04%) Meraki
9 20 (5.63%) Fortinet
9 20 (5.63%) SolarWinds
10 15 (4.23%) HP
11 12 (3.38%) F5
12 11 (3.10%) Aruba
13 9 (2.54%) Splunk
13 9 (2.54%) Zscaler
14 8 (2.25%) Atlassian
14 8 (2.25%) Avaya
14 8 (2.25%) Veeam
15 7 (1.97%) Nortel
15 7 (1.97%) Red Hat