Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 324 368 251
Rank change year-on-year +44 -117 +13
Contract jobs citing CCNA 684 604 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.65% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 3.40% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 373 568
England median daily rate £363 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.28% -1.54% -
10th Percentile £213 £188 £200
90th Percentile £538 £523 £500
UK median daily rate £363 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 28 59
England median hourly rate £27.50 £20.55 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.80% -19.40% -5.56%
10th Percentile £14.61 £10.88 £15.70
90th Percentile £46.00 £39.79 £42.70
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £20.66 £25.50
% change year-on-year +33.14% -19.00% -5.56%

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 17,298 17,773 17,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.55% 19.14% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,417 10,766 11,131
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £255
90th Percentile £638 £628 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 750 812 846
England median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71% +1.82%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £12.19
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £29.90 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.60% -9.09% -1.79%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 +5 192 £405 +11.72% 87
South East +52 176 £390 +11.43% 68
North of England +13 100 £345 +16.95% 73
Midlands +3 93 £270 -13.74% 36
South West -8 77 £388 +35.96% 43
East Midlands +36 52 £275 -12.14% 16
North West +14 46 £325 +8.33% 42
East of England -1 46 £340 +23.64% 23
West Midlands -26 40 £258 -19.22% 20
Yorkshire +7 33 £360 +30.91% 21
North East +16 21 £325 +11.59% 10
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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.

1 684 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 565 (82.60%) Cisco
3 308 (45.03%) Firewall
4 304 (44.44%) CCNP
5 245 (35.82%) WAN
6 222 (32.46%) LAN
7 186 (27.19%) Microsoft
8 178 (26.02%) Windows
9 173 (25.29%) ITIL
10 164 (23.98%) CheckPoint
11 156 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 149 (21.78%) Data Centre
13 148 (21.64%) Wireless
14 141 (20.61%) VMware
15 139 (20.32%) VPN
16 137 (20.03%) Juniper
17 135 (19.74%) Security Cleared
18 132 (19.30%) Network Security
19 127 (18.57%) MCSE
20 124 (18.13%) Cisco ASA
21 121 (17.69%) F5
21 121 (17.69%) MPLS
22 114 (16.67%) OSPF
23 109 (15.94%) TCP/IP
24 107 (15.64%) Windows Server
25 106 (15.50%) SC Cleared
26 104 (15.20%) BGP
27 95 (13.89%) Active Directory
27 95 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
28 84 (12.28%) 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 33 (4.82%) MS Exchange
1 33 (4.82%) Skype for Business
2 22 (3.22%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.75%) Confluence
4 11 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.17%) IIS
6 5 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
6 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.73%) GlassFish
6 5 (0.73%) JBoss
6 5 (0.73%) JRun
6 5 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.58%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.44%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Windchill
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 61 (8.92%) Office 365
2 46 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.92%) PaaS
4 16 (2.34%) IaaS
5 13 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.90%) SaaS
6 5 (0.73%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 308 (45.03%) Firewall
2 245 (35.82%) WAN
3 222 (32.46%) LAN
4 148 (21.64%) Wireless
5 139 (20.32%) VPN
6 132 (19.30%) Network Security
7 124 (18.13%) Cisco ASA
8 121 (17.69%) MPLS
9 114 (16.67%) OSPF
10 109 (15.94%) TCP/IP
11 104 (15.20%) BGP
12 95 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
13 84 (12.28%) DNS
14 72 (10.53%) VoIP
15 65 (9.50%) VLAN
16 64 (9.36%) DHCP
17 52 (7.60%) Internet
18 51 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
19 43 (6.29%) Ethernet
20 42 (6.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.73%) Big Data
2 5 (0.73%) Hadoop
2 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.58%) MySQL
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (0.44%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.29%) DB2
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (2.63%) JIRA
2 14 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.32%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.44%) CodeSonar
6 3 (0.44%) git-flow
6 3 (0.44%) Robot Framework
6 3 (0.44%) Selenium
6 3 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.29%) Hudson
7 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.15%) Maven
8 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (7.46%) Telecoms
2 39 (5.70%) Finance
3 11 (1.61%) Retail
4 10 (1.46%) Law
5 9 (1.32%) Banking
6 7 (1.02%) Legal
7 5 (0.73%) Automotive
8 4 (0.58%) Military
9 3 (0.44%) Advertising
9 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.44%) Billing
9 3 (0.44%) Electronics
9 3 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.29%) Back Office
10 2 (0.29%) Front Office
10 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 333 (48.68%) Network Engineer
2 79 (11.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 74 (10.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 58 (8.48%) Analyst
5 55 (8.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 46 (6.73%) Architect
7 40 (5.85%) Security Engineer
8 38 (5.56%) Consultant
8 38 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 35 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (4.82%) Support Engineer
11 27 (3.95%) Network Support
12 24 (3.51%) Network Analyst
13 20 (2.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 19 (2.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 18 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
16 17 (2.49%) Support Analyst
16 17 (2.49%) WAN Engineer
17 16 (2.34%) Network Consultant
17 16 (2.34%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.90%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.61%) REST
3 5 (0.73%) J2EE
3 5 (0.73%) Middleware
4 3 (0.44%) .NET
4 3 (0.44%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.44%) Django
4 3 (0.44%) Java EE
4 3 (0.44%) LAMP
4 3 (0.44%) Node.js
4 3 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.44%) SAML
4 3 (0.44%) SOAP
4 3 (0.44%) Spring MVC
4 3 (0.44%) STL
4 3 (0.44%) VXML
5 2 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.29%) OAuth
5 2 (0.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 149 (21.78%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (2.19%) Public Cloud
6 12 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 12 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.32%) PKI
9 8 (1.17%) CMDB
9 8 (1.17%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (0.88%) BBC
11 6 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.88%) IVR
12 4 (0.58%) CCTV
12 4 (0.58%) Clustering
12 4 (0.58%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 178 (26.02%) Windows
2 107 (15.64%) Windows Server
3 55 (8.04%) Linux
4 30 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (3.51%) Unix
7 20 (2.92%) Windows 10
8 19 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.32%) Solaris
10 8 (1.17%) Android
11 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.29%) CentOS
14 2 (0.29%) HPUX
14 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (25.29%) ITIL
2 66 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 60 (8.77%) Load Balancing
4 60 (8.77%) Migration
5 56 (8.19%) Network Design
6 54 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (7.60%) Incident Management
8 43 (6.29%) Service Management
9 42 (6.14%) Network Management
10 39 (5.70%) PRINCE2
11 34 (4.97%) Change Management
11 34 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (4.97%) Problem Management
12 32 (4.68%) Computer Science
12 32 (4.68%) Network Monitoring
13 31 (4.53%) Project Management
14 30 (4.39%) Service Delivery
15 28 (4.09%) ITSM
15 28 (4.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.43%) PowerShell
2 26 (3.80%) Python
3 22 (3.22%) SQL
4 15 (2.19%) Perl
5 8 (1.17%) C
5 8 (1.17%) Java
6 7 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.73%) PHP
8 3 (0.44%) C#
8 3 (0.44%) C++
8 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.44%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.29%) Tcl
10 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 684 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 304 (44.44%) CCNP
3 156 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 135 (19.74%) Security Cleared
5 127 (18.57%) MCSE
6 106 (15.50%) SC Cleared
7 70 (10.23%) CCIE
8 69 (10.09%) Degree
9 63 (9.21%) MCSA
10 55 (8.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (4.53%) CCDP
12 29 (4.24%) DV Cleared
13 27 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (3.51%) CCSA
14 24 (3.51%) JNCIA
15 22 (3.22%) CISSP
16 19 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 18 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
17 18 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
17 18 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.56%) SLA
2 9 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.02%) GDPR
4 6 (0.88%) QA
5 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.29%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 95 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 83 (12.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (2.92%) vSphere
6 13 (1.90%) VMware NSX
7 9 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.02%) Firmware
8 7 (1.02%) XenApp
9 6 (0.88%) ProxySG
9 6 (0.88%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.73%) UAG
11 4 (0.58%) Docker
11 4 (0.58%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.29%) NFS
14 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (5.41%) SCCM
2 26 (3.80%) vCenter Server
3 23 (3.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (2.63%) PowerCLI
5 16 (2.34%) Cisco UCCE
6 14 (2.05%) Nagios
7 13 (1.90%) SCOM
8 12 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 6 (0.88%) CSIRT
10 6 (0.88%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.88%) Puppet
11 5 (0.73%) Ansible
11 5 (0.73%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.58%) Cisco CME
12 4 (0.58%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
12 4 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 565 (82.60%) Cisco
2 186 (27.19%) Microsoft
3 164 (23.98%) CheckPoint
4 141 (20.61%) VMware
5 137 (20.03%) Juniper
6 121 (17.69%) F5
7 64 (9.36%) Palo Alto
8 55 (8.04%) HP
9 47 (6.87%) Citrix
10 45 (6.58%) Fortinet
11 41 (5.99%) Aruba
12 40 (5.85%) Oracle
13 35 (5.12%) Dell
14 30 (4.39%) SolarWinds
15 27 (3.95%) NetApp
16 25 (3.65%) Avaya
17 22 (3.22%) EMC
18 19 (2.78%) Blue Coat
18 19 (2.78%) Meraki
18 19 (2.78%) Riverbed