Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 272 259
Rank change year-on-year -84 -13 -28
Contract jobs citing CCNA 640 812 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.95% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 4.63% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 518 562
England median daily rate £325 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.17% -
10th Percentile £195 £192 £175
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £320 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -1.46% +4.84% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 46
England median hourly rate £20.55 £25.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.40% - +27.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £14.03 £10.88
90th Percentile £41.31 £41.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -19.40% -7.27% +32.53%

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 17,729 17,553 20,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.13% 20.44% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,625 11,031 13,045
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 868 814
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -21.67% +5.26% +42.50%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -24 253 £363 +3.57% 76
South East -122 118 £344 -5.17% 51
North of England -40 74 £298 -8.46% 69
Midlands -24 73 £338 +8.87% 37
East of England +12 65 £260 -13.33% 20
South West +4 57 £293 +30.00% 26
West Midlands -11 44 £393 +14.18% 18
North West -27 42 £295 -6.35% 37
East Midlands -6 29 £313 +4.33% 19
Yorkshire -30 27 £305 -18.67% 28
North East +27 5 £290 -3.33% 4
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 640 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 466 (72.81%) Cisco
3 292 (45.63%) CCNP
4 285 (44.53%) Firewall
5 207 (32.34%) LAN
6 201 (31.41%) WAN
7 178 (27.81%) ITIL
8 171 (26.72%) Windows
9 128 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 117 (18.28%) Microsoft
11 115 (17.97%) VMware
12 113 (17.66%) Active Directory
13 106 (16.56%) MPLS
14 105 (16.41%) Wireless
14 105 (16.41%) VPN
14 105 (16.41%) Windows Server
15 104 (16.25%) Data Centre
15 104 (16.25%) Juniper
16 97 (15.16%) Security Cleared
17 92 (14.38%) MCSE
18 85 (13.28%) BGP
19 83 (12.97%) CCIE
19 83 (12.97%) Cisco ASA
20 80 (12.50%) TCP/IP
20 80 (12.50%) OSPF
21 78 (12.19%) CheckPoint
21 78 (12.19%) Network Security
22 77 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
23 74 (11.56%) SC Cleared
23 74 (11.56%) DNS

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 49 (7.66%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (3.75%) IIS
4 20 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.66%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.94%) Confluence
8 4 (0.63%) Apache
9 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.31%) CMS
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.31%) RMDS
2 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.72%) Office 365
2 39 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (0.94%) AWS CloudTrail
4 6 (0.94%) GitHub
4 6 (0.94%) Mimecast
4 6 (0.94%) npm
5 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.63%) G Suite
5 4 (0.63%) SaaS
6 3 (0.47%) PaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.31%) OpenDNS
7 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 285 (44.53%) Firewall
2 207 (32.34%) LAN
3 201 (31.41%) WAN
4 106 (16.56%) MPLS
5 105 (16.41%) VPN
5 105 (16.41%) Wireless
6 85 (13.28%) BGP
7 83 (12.97%) Cisco ASA
8 80 (12.50%) OSPF
8 80 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 78 (12.19%) Network Security
10 74 (11.56%) DNS
11 72 (11.25%) VoIP
12 57 (8.91%) Internet
13 55 (8.59%) DHCP
13 55 (8.59%) VLAN
14 54 (8.44%) Wi-Fi
15 42 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
16 38 (5.94%) SAN
17 35 (5.47%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.09%) MySQL
3 6 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.47%) Big Data
5 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 13 (2.03%) JIRA
2 10 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.78%) SonarQube
5 4 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.16%) Selenium
7 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (10.31%) Finance
2 62 (9.69%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.81%) Banking
4 8 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 8 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 6 (0.94%) Local Government
6 5 (0.78%) Marketing
6 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.63%) Advertising
7 4 (0.63%) Back Office
8 3 (0.47%) Automotive
8 3 (0.47%) Games
8 3 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.31%) German Language
9 2 (0.31%) Legal
9 2 (0.31%) Retail
10 1 (0.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 285 (44.53%) Network Engineer
2 77 (12.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 69 (10.78%) Architect
4 57 (8.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 53 (8.28%) Support Engineer
6 47 (7.34%) Analyst
7 38 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (5.00%) Security Architect
9 28 (4.38%) Network Analyst
10 27 (4.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 26 (4.06%) Network Support
12 25 (3.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 23 (3.59%) Security Engineer
14 21 (3.28%) Firewall Engineer
15 19 (2.97%) IT Engineer
16 18 (2.81%) 3rd Line Support
16 18 (2.81%) Network Support Engineer
17 17 (2.66%) Network Architect
17 17 (2.66%) Network Security Engineer
18 16 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.66%) 802.1X
2 6 (0.94%) LDAP
2 6 (0.94%) Node.js
2 6 (0.94%) OAuth
2 6 (0.94%) OAuth2
2 6 (0.94%) RESTful
2 6 (0.94%) SAML
3 2 (0.31%) .NET
3 2 (0.31%) REST
3 2 (0.31%) VXML
3 2 (0.31%) WAP
4 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.16%) Core Data
4 1 (0.16%) LAMP
4 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.16%) VML
4 1 (0.16%) WCF
4 1 (0.16%) WF
4 1 (0.16%) XMPP
4 1 (0.16%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 30 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 19 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.50%) PKI
8 13 (2.03%) Clustering
9 11 (1.72%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.72%) NHS
9 11 (1.72%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (0.94%) User Experience
11 5 (0.78%) CMDB
11 5 (0.78%) Fintech
11 5 (0.78%) IVR
11 5 (0.78%) Replication
12 4 (0.63%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 171 (26.72%) Windows
2 105 (16.41%) Windows Server
3 48 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (6.25%) Linux
5 39 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (5.16%) Windows 7
7 27 (4.22%) Unix
8 23 (3.59%) Windows 10
9 15 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.19%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.94%) Windows Vista
11 6 (0.94%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.78%) Android
13 4 (0.63%) CentOS
13 4 (0.63%) Check Point GAiA
14 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.47%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (27.81%) ITIL
2 63 (9.84%) Network Design
3 57 (8.91%) Project Management
4 52 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (7.97%) Migration
6 40 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 40 (6.25%) Information Security
6 40 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 40 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 35 (5.47%) Cybersecurity
8 31 (4.84%) PRINCE2
9 29 (4.53%) Network Architecture
10 28 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (4.22%) Change Management
11 27 (4.22%) Network Management
12 26 (4.06%) ITIL V3
12 26 (4.06%) TOGAF
13 25 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (3.59%) Load Balancing
14 23 (3.59%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.34%) PowerShell
2 26 (4.06%) SQL
3 25 (3.91%) Python
4 13 (2.03%) Perl
5 10 (1.56%) Java
6 7 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 6 (0.94%) Apex Code
7 6 (0.94%) PyPy
8 5 (0.78%) AWK
8 5 (0.78%) sed
8 5 (0.78%) VB
9 4 (0.63%) C
9 4 (0.63%) Ruby
10 2 (0.31%) Go
10 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.31%) VBA
10 2 (0.31%) VBScript
11 1 (0.16%) C#
11 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 640 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 292 (45.63%) CCNP
3 128 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 97 (15.16%) Security Cleared
5 92 (14.38%) MCSE
6 83 (12.97%) CCIE
7 74 (11.56%) SC Cleared
8 69 (10.78%) Degree
9 43 (6.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 36 (5.63%) CISSP
11 34 (5.31%) MCP
12 33 (5.16%) MCSA
13 32 (5.00%) CCSA
14 29 (4.53%) CCDP
14 29 (4.53%) DV Cleared
15 28 (4.38%) JNCIA
16 21 (3.28%) CCSP
17 20 (3.13%) CCENT
18 18 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (2.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.25%) SLA
2 19 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.50%) GDPR
4 9 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.63%) FIPS 140-2
6 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) GPG13
7 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.16%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.16%) P3O
7 1 (0.16%) QA
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (17.66%) Active Directory
2 77 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.72%) vSphere
6 8 (1.25%) Firmware
6 8 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.25%) XenApp
7 4 (0.63%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.63%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.63%) XenServer
8 3 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.47%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.47%) Snort
8 3 (0.47%) UAG
9 2 (0.31%) Docker
9 2 (0.31%) KVM
9 2 (0.31%) NFS
9 2 (0.31%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (4.69%) SCCM
2 20 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (3.13%) FortiGate
3 14 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (2.19%) Cisco UCCX
4 12 (1.88%) SCOM
5 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (1.41%) WSUS
6 8 (1.25%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.09%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.94%) Ansible
8 6 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (0.78%) Cacti
9 5 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.78%) vMotion
10 4 (0.63%) Cisco CME
10 4 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.63%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.63%) QRadar
11 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 466 (72.81%) Cisco
2 117 (18.28%) Microsoft
3 115 (17.97%) VMware
4 104 (16.25%) Juniper
5 78 (12.19%) CheckPoint
6 57 (8.91%) HP
7 43 (6.72%) Fortinet
8 33 (5.16%) Citrix
8 33 (5.16%) F5
9 31 (4.84%) Palo Alto
10 26 (4.06%) SolarWinds
11 20 (3.13%) Splunk
12 19 (2.97%) Oracle
13 17 (2.66%) Remedy
14 14 (2.19%) Veeam
15 13 (2.03%) Blue Coat
15 13 (2.03%) Mitel
16 12 (1.88%) Aruba
16 12 (1.88%) Avaya
16 12 (1.88%) Sophos