Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 320 249
Rank change year-on-year -17 -71 -10
Contract jobs citing CCNA 700 676 1,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.77% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.94% 3.90% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 440 641
England median daily rate £375 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +1.49% +4.69%
10th Percentile £205 £165 £191
90th Percentile £568 £500 £525
UK median daily rate £360 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +10.77% - +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 59
England median hourly rate £26.50 £29.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.74% +18.76% +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.75 £11.85
90th Percentile £46.98 £57.50 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% +24.27% +19.63%

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 17,768 17,351 21,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.79% 19.83% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,572 10,663 13,731
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 882 741
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.44% +8.80% +23.99%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.17
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.50 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £24.68 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -17.73% +5.26% +26.67%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +19 287 £419 +19.64% 69
North of England +6 112 £325 - 39
South East -114 105 £350 - 39
Midlands +13 86 £325 - 32
South West 0 67 £310 +6.90% 16
West Midlands +7 65 £338 -10.00% 20
Yorkshire +4 53 £413 +3.13% 11
North West -9 50 £300 -4.76% 26
East of England +26 46 £375 +18.11% 26
East Midlands -3 21 £290 -3.33% 12
North East -6 9 £185 -22.02% 2
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 700 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 527 (75.29%) Cisco
3 348 (49.71%) CCNP
4 279 (39.86%) Firewall
5 252 (36.00%) WAN
6 234 (33.43%) LAN
7 207 (29.57%) ITIL
8 178 (25.43%) Windows
9 147 (21.00%) Security Cleared
10 131 (18.71%) VMware
11 126 (18.00%) Microsoft
12 124 (17.71%) Data Centre
13 119 (17.00%) SC Cleared
14 106 (15.14%) Wireless
15 104 (14.86%) Active Directory
16 101 (14.43%) Windows Server
17 100 (14.29%) MPLS
18 99 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 95 (13.57%) Juniper
20 93 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 93 (13.29%) Cisco ASA
21 91 (13.00%) Network Security
21 91 (13.00%) TCP/IP
21 91 (13.00%) OSPF
22 90 (12.86%) Finance
23 87 (12.43%) CheckPoint
24 85 (12.14%) DNS
24 85 (12.14%) VoIP
25 81 (11.57%) BGP
26 77 (11.00%) VPN

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 29 (4.14%) MS Exchange
2 23 (3.29%) Skype for Business
3 20 (2.86%) IIS
4 18 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.29%) Confluence
8 4 (0.57%) Apache
9 3 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.43%) CMS
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.29%) RMDS
2 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
1 39 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.57%) Office 365
3 6 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (0.86%) AWS CloudTrail
3 6 (0.86%) GitHub
3 6 (0.86%) npm
4 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.43%) G Suite
5 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.43%) PaaS
6 2 (0.29%) IaaS
6 2 (0.29%) OpenDNS
6 2 (0.29%) SaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Akamai
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 279 (39.86%) Firewall
2 252 (36.00%) WAN
3 234 (33.43%) LAN
4 106 (15.14%) Wireless
5 100 (14.29%) MPLS
6 93 (13.29%) Cisco ASA
7 91 (13.00%) Network Security
7 91 (13.00%) OSPF
7 91 (13.00%) TCP/IP
8 85 (12.14%) DNS
8 85 (12.14%) VoIP
9 81 (11.57%) BGP
10 77 (11.00%) VPN
11 58 (8.29%) Wi-Fi
12 55 (7.86%) Internet
13 51 (7.29%) VLAN
14 50 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
15 48 (6.86%) DHCP
16 37 (5.29%) IPsec
16 37 (5.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.57%) MySQL
2 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (2.43%) JIRA
2 14 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.71%) SonarQube
5 5 (0.71%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.57%) Selenium
7 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (12.86%) Finance
2 71 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.43%) Banking
4 14 (2.00%) Retail
5 8 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.00%) Marketing
6 7 (1.00%) Publishing
7 6 (0.86%) Legal
8 5 (0.71%) Automotive
8 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.71%) Law
8 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.57%) Advertising
9 4 (0.57%) Local Government
10 3 (0.43%) Back Office
10 3 (0.43%) Games
10 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 288 (41.14%) Network Engineer
2 79 (11.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 60 (8.57%) Architect
4 59 (8.43%) Analyst
5 52 (7.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 44 (6.29%) Support Engineer
7 33 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (4.71%) Security Engineer
8 29 (4.14%) Network Analyst
8 29 (4.14%) Senior Network Engineer
9 25 (3.57%) Network Architect
9 25 (3.57%) Network Support
10 23 (3.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 21 (3.00%) Network Security Engineer
12 20 (2.86%) Security Architect
13 18 (2.57%) Firewall Engineer
13 18 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (2.43%) Technical Leader
15 14 (2.00%) CyberArk Engineer
15 14 (2.00%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.86%) SailPoint
3 12 (1.71%) REST
4 8 (1.14%) LDAP
5 7 (1.00%) Middleware
6 6 (0.86%) Node.js
6 6 (0.86%) OAuth
6 6 (0.86%) OAuth2
6 6 (0.86%) RESTful
6 6 (0.86%) SAML
6 6 (0.86%) Web Services
6 6 (0.86%) XMPP
7 3 (0.43%) LAMP
8 2 (0.29%) .NET
8 2 (0.29%) Spine.js
8 2 (0.29%) VXML
9 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.14%) WAP
9 1 (0.14%) WCF
9 1 (0.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 124 (17.71%) Data Centre
2 48 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 20 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (2.14%) PKI
7 14 (2.00%) Private Cloud
8 11 (1.57%) NHS
9 7 (1.00%) Clustering
10 6 (0.86%) Fintech
10 6 (0.86%) Handset
10 6 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.86%) Replication
10 6 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.71%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.71%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.57%) CESG
12 4 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 178 (25.43%) Windows
2 101 (14.43%) Windows Server
3 46 (6.57%) Linux
4 45 (6.43%) Unix
5 44 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 20 (2.86%) Windows 10
9 10 (1.43%) Mac OS
10 8 (1.14%) CentOS
10 8 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.71%) Check Point GAiA
14 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.43%) Android
16 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.29%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (29.57%) ITIL
2 63 (9.00%) Migration
2 63 (9.00%) Network Design
3 52 (7.43%) Network Monitoring
4 49 (7.00%) Project Management
5 41 (5.86%) Information Security
5 41 (5.86%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (5.29%) Service Delivery
8 36 (5.14%) Incident Management
8 36 (5.14%) PRINCE2
9 35 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
10 33 (4.71%) Network Management
11 32 (4.57%) Load Balancing
12 29 (4.14%) Service Management
13 28 (4.00%) Change Management
14 26 (3.71%) Data Protection
14 26 (3.71%) DevOps
15 25 (3.57%) ITIL V3
16 21 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 33 (4.71%) Python
3 28 (4.00%) SQL
4 14 (2.00%) Perl
5 11 (1.57%) C
5 11 (1.57%) Java
6 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (0.86%) Apex Code
7 6 (0.86%) PyPy
7 6 (0.86%) VB
8 5 (0.71%) Ruby
9 3 (0.43%) Go
10 2 (0.29%) C++
10 2 (0.29%) PHP
10 2 (0.29%) Tcl
10 2 (0.29%) VBA
11 1 (0.14%) C#
11 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.14%) Lisp
11 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 700 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 348 (49.71%) CCNP
3 147 (21.00%) Security Cleared
4 119 (17.00%) SC Cleared
5 99 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 70 (10.00%) CCIE
7 68 (9.71%) Degree
8 64 (9.14%) MCSE
9 47 (6.71%) CISSP
9 47 (6.71%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (5.43%) DV Cleared
11 37 (5.29%) CCSA
12 35 (5.00%) MCSA
13 34 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 29 (4.14%) CISM
15 22 (3.14%) CCENT
16 21 (3.00%) CCDP
16 21 (3.00%) CCSE
16 21 (3.00%) JNCIA
17 20 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.71%) SLA
2 24 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.29%) GDPR
4 12 (1.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (1.57%) HIPAA
6 10 (1.43%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.29%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.29%) PSD2
9 1 (0.14%) GPG13
9 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.14%) QA
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 93 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.71%) vSphere
7 5 (0.71%) Firmware
7 5 (0.71%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.71%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.43%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.43%) UAG
9 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.14%) NFS
10 1 (0.14%) Snort
10 1 (0.14%) Squid
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.14%) XenApp
10 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (3.57%) SCCM
2 24 (3.43%) FortiGate
3 18 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (1.86%) AirWatch
5 11 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (1.57%) vCenter Server
6 10 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.14%) SCOM
7 8 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (1.14%) WSUS
8 6 (0.86%) Ansible
8 6 (0.86%) Cacti
8 6 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 5 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.57%) Cisco CME
10 4 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.57%) Puppet
10 4 (0.57%) vMotion
11 3 (0.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 527 (75.29%) Cisco
2 131 (18.71%) VMware
3 126 (18.00%) Microsoft
4 95 (13.57%) Juniper
5 87 (12.43%) CheckPoint
6 61 (8.71%) F5
7 45 (6.43%) HP
8 40 (5.71%) SolarWinds
9 38 (5.43%) Palo Alto
10 37 (5.29%) Splunk
11 32 (4.57%) Oracle
12 30 (4.29%) Meraki
13 25 (3.57%) CyberArk
13 25 (3.57%) Fortinet
14 24 (3.43%) Aruba
15 23 (3.29%) Remedy
16 21 (3.00%) McAfee
17 17 (2.43%) Mitel
18 16 (2.29%) Red Box
19 14 (2.00%) ServiceNow