Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 354 238
Rank change year-on-year -11 -116 +25
Contract jobs citing CCNA 680 659 1,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.69% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 3.66% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 415 660
England median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £210 £175 £200
90th Percentile £525 £488 £523
UK median daily rate £375 £323 £330
% change year-on-year +16.23% -2.23% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 68
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.05% -6.58% +15.79%
10th Percentile £15.80 £12.75 £16.04
90th Percentile £47.00 £57.50 £48.25
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £25.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.15% -6.58% +22.22%

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 18,455 17,997 19,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.14% 18.94% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,982 11,079 12,236
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £230 £245
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 865 817 775
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.96% +5.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £26.10 £25.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% -1.92% +4.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +46 227 £425 +19.72% 76
South East -35 136 £393 +12.14% 72
North of England +22 123 £350 +1.45% 57
Midlands -18 92 £315 +20.00% 44
South West -26 72 £400 +60.00% 51
North West -5 63 £350 -9.09% 29
West Midlands -19 51 £325 +23.81% 30
Yorkshire +9 49 £345 +32.69% 22
East Midlands -2 41 £295 +7.27% 14
East of England -11 33 £363 +38.10% 38
North East +1 11 £300 -4.00% 6
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 680 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 548 (80.59%) Cisco
3 342 (50.29%) CCNP
4 304 (44.71%) Firewall
5 245 (36.03%) WAN
6 237 (34.85%) LAN
7 186 (27.35%) Windows
8 158 (23.24%) Wireless
9 153 (22.50%) ITIL
10 151 (22.21%) Microsoft
11 148 (21.76%) Security Cleared
12 147 (21.62%) Data Centre
13 139 (20.44%) CheckPoint
14 126 (18.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 126 (18.53%) Juniper
14 126 (18.53%) VMware
15 122 (17.94%) VPN
15 122 (17.94%) Windows Server
16 121 (17.79%) Network Security
17 118 (17.35%) SC Cleared
18 114 (16.76%) OSPF
19 110 (16.18%) TCP/IP
20 109 (16.03%) Cisco ASA
21 106 (15.59%) BGP
22 102 (15.00%) MPLS
22 102 (15.00%) F5
23 95 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
24 92 (13.53%) Active Directory
25 91 (13.38%) MCSE
26 81 (11.91%) VoIP

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 (3.38%) Skype for Business
2 18 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.06%) Confluence
3 14 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.03%) IIS
6 4 (0.59%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.44%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 62 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (8.68%) Office 365
3 36 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (3.38%) IaaS
5 15 (2.21%) PaaS
6 6 (0.88%) SaaS
7 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Akamai
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 304 (44.71%) Firewall
2 245 (36.03%) WAN
3 237 (34.85%) LAN
4 158 (23.24%) Wireless
5 122 (17.94%) VPN
6 121 (17.79%) Network Security
7 114 (16.76%) OSPF
8 110 (16.18%) TCP/IP
9 109 (16.03%) Cisco ASA
10 106 (15.59%) BGP
11 102 (15.00%) MPLS
12 95 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 81 (11.91%) VoIP
14 78 (11.47%) DNS
15 64 (9.41%) VLAN
16 59 (8.68%) DHCP
17 51 (7.50%) Internet
18 46 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
19 45 (6.62%) IPsec
20 37 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.74%) MySQL
3 4 (0.59%) Big Data
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.44%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.44%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.15%) DB2
6 1 (0.15%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 19 (2.79%) JIRA
3 10 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.03%) Selenium
6 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.44%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.44%) CodeSonar
7 3 (0.44%) git-flow
7 3 (0.44%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.29%) Hudson
8 2 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (8.97%) Finance
2 43 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.38%) Banking
4 18 (2.65%) Retail
5 11 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.88%) Advertising
6 6 (0.88%) Law
6 6 (0.88%) Legal
7 5 (0.74%) Publishing
8 4 (0.59%) Automotive
8 4 (0.59%) Electronics
9 3 (0.44%) Back Office
9 3 (0.44%) Front Office
9 3 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 350 (51.47%) Network Engineer
2 92 (13.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 75 (11.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 50 (7.35%) Analyst
5 45 (6.62%) Security Engineer
6 43 (6.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 41 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 40 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 37 (5.44%) Architect
10 35 (5.15%) Support Engineer
11 24 (3.53%) Network Support
12 23 (3.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 19 (2.79%) Consultant
14 18 (2.65%) Network Support Engineer
15 17 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
15 17 (2.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 16 (2.35%) LAN Engineer
16 16 (2.35%) Network Architect
16 16 (2.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
17 15 (2.21%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.65%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.35%) REST
3 7 (1.03%) XMPP
4 6 (0.88%) SailPoint
4 6 (0.88%) Web Services
5 5 (0.74%) CSS
6 4 (0.59%) Middleware
7 3 (0.44%) .NET
7 3 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.44%) Django
7 3 (0.44%) Java EE
7 3 (0.44%) LAMP
7 3 (0.44%) Node.js
7 3 (0.44%) OAuth
7 3 (0.44%) SAML
7 3 (0.44%) SOAP
7 3 (0.44%) Spine.js
7 3 (0.44%) Spring MVC
7 3 (0.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 147 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 54 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.62%) Private Cloud
7 10 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.03%) BBC
8 7 (1.03%) CMDB
8 7 (1.03%) Smartphone
9 6 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.88%) NHS
9 6 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.74%) CCTV
10 5 (0.74%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.74%) Replication
10 5 (0.74%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.59%) CESG
11 4 (0.59%) FMCG
12 3 (0.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 186 (27.35%) Windows
2 122 (17.94%) Windows Server
3 62 (9.12%) Linux
4 36 (5.29%) Unix
5 30 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (3.09%) Windows 7
8 14 (2.06%) Windows 10
9 10 (1.47%) CentOS
10 7 (1.03%) Android
10 7 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.88%) Solaris
12 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.44%) Check Point GAiA
14 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (22.50%) ITIL
2 57 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 55 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (7.65%) Load Balancing
5 50 (7.35%) Migration
5 50 (7.35%) Network Monitoring
6 46 (6.76%) Network Management
7 40 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (5.74%) Network Design
9 32 (4.71%) Information Security
10 30 (4.41%) Service Management
11 29 (4.26%) Change Management
11 29 (4.26%) ITIL V3
12 25 (3.68%) Change Control
12 25 (3.68%) Incident Management
12 25 (3.68%) Project Management
13 24 (3.53%) Computer Science
14 23 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (2.79%) Cybersecurity
15 19 (2.79%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (6.76%) PowerShell
2 35 (5.15%) Python
3 22 (3.24%) SQL
4 20 (2.94%) C
4 20 (2.94%) Perl
5 17 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.74%) C++
6 5 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.74%) PHP
7 4 (0.59%) Java
8 3 (0.44%) C#
8 3 (0.44%) Objective-C
8 3 (0.44%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.44%) Tcl
8 3 (0.44%) VBScript
9 2 (0.29%) Korn
9 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.29%) VB
10 1 (0.15%) Go
10 1 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 680 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 342 (50.29%) CCNP
3 148 (21.76%) Security Cleared
4 126 (18.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 118 (17.35%) SC Cleared
6 91 (13.38%) MCSE
7 59 (8.68%) Degree
8 56 (8.24%) CCIE
9 46 (6.76%) MCSA
10 42 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 40 (5.88%) DV Cleared
12 30 (4.41%) CCSA
12 30 (4.41%) CISSP
13 27 (3.97%) CCSE
14 21 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (3.09%) JNCIA
15 19 (2.79%) CCDP
15 19 (2.79%) MCP
16 17 (2.50%) CISM
17 16 (2.35%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.56%) SLA
2 19 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.91%) GDPR
4 7 (1.03%) HIPAA
4 7 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
5 6 (0.88%) QA
6 3 (0.44%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 92 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 80 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (2.94%) vSphere
5 19 (2.79%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.62%) VMware NSX
7 10 (1.47%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.32%) XenApp
9 8 (1.18%) Firmware
9 8 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.44%) Docker
12 3 (0.44%) UAG
13 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.29%) KVM
13 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.15%) Squid
14 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (5.00%) SCCM
2 30 (4.41%) vCenter Server
3 22 (3.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (2.06%) PowerCLI
5 12 (1.76%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (1.76%) Puppet
6 11 (1.62%) FortiGate
7 10 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
8 9 (1.32%) Nagios
9 8 (1.18%) Ansible
9 8 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.59%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.59%) Stealthwatch
12 3 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.44%) Cisco CME
12 3 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 3 (0.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 548 (80.59%) Cisco
2 151 (22.21%) Microsoft
3 139 (20.44%) CheckPoint
4 126 (18.53%) Juniper
4 126 (18.53%) VMware
5 102 (15.00%) F5
6 69 (10.15%) Palo Alto
7 40 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 39 (5.74%) Aruba
9 37 (5.44%) Oracle
10 36 (5.29%) HP
11 35 (5.15%) Meraki
12 31 (4.56%) Fortinet
13 27 (3.97%) Citrix
14 25 (3.68%) Avaya
15 21 (3.09%) Remedy
16 20 (2.94%) Blue Coat
17 19 (2.79%) Riverbed
18 18 (2.65%) Dell
19 16 (2.35%) McAfee