Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 301 340 327
Rank change year-on-year +39 -13 -74
Contract jobs citing CCNA 718 701 670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 3.92% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 424 435
England median daily rate £358 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.67% +10.29% +1.19%
10th Percentile £218 £205 £164
90th Percentile £526 £567 £500
UK median daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year -2.95% +10.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 52 47
England median hourly rate £33.40 £26.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.04% -17.19% +28.00%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.20 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.98 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £33.08 £28.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +18.13% -13.18% +24.04%

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 16,169 17,869 17,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.03% 18.80% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,821 10,589 10,634
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £260
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 878 877
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -15.97% +8.18%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.94 £50.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +7.14%

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 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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
South East +93 195 £354 +1.07% 82
London -55 164 £400 -5.88% 99
North of England +21 104 £338 +3.85% 78
Midlands +37 102 £275 -15.38% 53
South West +8 98 £400 +25.00% 22
North West +15 56 £275 -8.33% 41
East Midlands +53 53 £260 -14.05% 28
East of England +14 52 £343 -7.12% 45
West Midlands -8 48 £350 +5.66% 25
Yorkshire +6 33 £375 -9.09% 23
North East +27 15 £325 +75.68% 14
South Coast - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 718 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 614 (85.52%) Cisco
3 344 (47.91%) Firewall
4 310 (43.18%) CCNP
5 240 (33.43%) WAN
6 234 (32.59%) LAN
7 177 (24.65%) VMware
8 174 (24.23%) ITIL
9 167 (23.26%) Windows
9 167 (23.26%) Microsoft
10 153 (21.31%) CheckPoint
10 153 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
11 150 (20.89%) Security Cleared
12 145 (20.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 142 (19.78%) Data Centre
14 140 (19.50%) VPN
15 132 (18.38%) Network Security
16 130 (18.11%) Wireless
17 126 (17.55%) F5
18 117 (16.30%) TCP/IP
18 117 (16.30%) Juniper
19 114 (15.88%) OSPF
20 112 (15.60%) MPLS
21 110 (15.32%) MCSE
22 106 (14.76%) Windows Server
23 102 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
24 101 (14.07%) SC Cleared
25 98 (13.65%) BGP
26 89 (12.40%) Palo Alto
27 84 (11.70%) 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 39 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 28 (3.90%) Skype for Business
3 24 (3.34%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (1.95%) Confluence
5 14 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.11%) IIS
7 5 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) Apache
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) nginx
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Windchill
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (5.43%) Office 365
4 16 (2.23%) PaaS
5 14 (1.95%) SaaS
6 10 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.84%) IaaS
8 4 (0.56%) Azure Stack
8 4 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.56%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.14%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 344 (47.91%) Firewall
2 240 (33.43%) WAN
3 234 (32.59%) LAN
4 153 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
5 140 (19.50%) VPN
6 132 (18.38%) Network Security
7 130 (18.11%) Wireless
8 117 (16.30%) TCP/IP
9 114 (15.88%) OSPF
10 112 (15.60%) MPLS
11 98 (13.65%) BGP
12 84 (11.70%) DNS
13 78 (10.86%) Cisco Nexus
14 70 (9.75%) VoIP
15 68 (9.47%) DHCP
16 66 (9.19%) VLAN
17 54 (7.52%) WLAN
18 49 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
19 44 (6.13%) Ethernet
20 42 (5.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.28%) Big Data
3 2 (0.28%) GIS
3 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.14%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (2.23%) JIRA
2 11 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (0.97%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.42%) Hudson
8 2 (0.28%) Ant
8 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.28%) MSI
9 1 (0.14%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.14%) TestRail
9 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.14%) Zephyr
General
1 77 (10.72%) Telecoms
2 39 (5.43%) Finance
3 11 (1.53%) Law
4 10 (1.39%) Legal
5 9 (1.25%) Banking
6 8 (1.11%) Back Office
6 8 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.97%) Marketing
8 5 (0.70%) Automotive
8 5 (0.70%) Electronics
8 5 (0.70%) Military
8 5 (0.70%) Publishing
8 5 (0.70%) Retail
9 4 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.56%) Local Government
10 3 (0.42%) Billing
10 3 (0.42%) Front Office
11 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 357 (49.72%) Network Engineer
2 93 (12.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 82 (11.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 63 (8.77%) Analyst
5 55 (7.66%) Architect
6 45 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 37 (5.15%) Security Engineer
8 37 (5.15%) Support Engineer
9 36 (5.01%) Network Security Engineer
10 33 (4.60%) Network Support
11 29 (4.04%) Consultant
12 20 (2.79%) Network Support Engineer
13 19 (2.65%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (2.65%) Network Architect
14 18 (2.51%) Network Analyst
15 17 (2.37%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
15 17 (2.37%) Infrastructure Support
15 17 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (2.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.65%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.25%) REST
3 5 (0.70%) .NET
3 5 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (0.70%) JSON
3 5 (0.70%) LDAP
4 3 (0.42%) XML
5 2 (0.28%) J2EE
5 2 (0.28%) JSP
5 2 (0.28%) Node.js
5 2 (0.28%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.28%) Servlets
5 2 (0.28%) VXML
6 1 (0.14%) Django
6 1 (0.14%) HTML
6 1 (0.14%) VML
6 1 (0.14%) Web Services
6 1 (0.14%) XMPP
6 1 (0.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 142 (19.78%) Data Centre
2 44 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (2.51%) Public Cloud
7 14 (1.95%) Clustering
7 14 (1.95%) NHS
8 11 (1.53%) CMDB
8 11 (1.53%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.39%) PKI
10 7 (0.97%) Fibre Optics
10 7 (0.97%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.70%) e-Health
11 5 (0.70%) IVR
11 5 (0.70%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.56%) BBC
12 4 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 167 (23.26%) Windows
2 106 (14.76%) Windows Server
3 51 (7.10%) Linux
4 38 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (3.62%) Unix
7 24 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (2.51%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.42%) Android
12 3 (0.42%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.42%) Solaris
12 3 (0.42%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.28%) Check Point GAiA
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (24.23%) ITIL
2 79 (11.00%) Migration
3 65 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 64 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
5 56 (7.80%) Service Delivery
6 54 (7.52%) Network Design
7 53 (7.38%) Network Management
8 51 (7.10%) PRINCE2
9 46 (6.41%) Incident Management
9 46 (6.41%) Service Management
10 44 (6.13%) Change Management
11 41 (5.71%) Load Balancing
12 37 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
13 36 (5.01%) Project Management
14 35 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (4.04%) Problem Management
17 28 (3.90%) TOGAF
18 27 (3.76%) SIEM
19 26 (3.62%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.99%) PowerShell
2 19 (2.65%) Python
3 18 (2.51%) SQL
4 11 (1.53%) C
5 8 (1.11%) Java
6 5 (0.70%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.42%) C++
7 3 (0.42%) Perl
7 3 (0.42%) VBScript
8 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.14%) PHP
8 1 (0.14%) Prolog
8 1 (0.14%) Ruby
8 1 (0.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 718 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 310 (43.18%) CCNP
3 150 (20.89%) Security Cleared
4 145 (20.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 110 (15.32%) MCSE
6 101 (14.07%) SC Cleared
7 80 (11.14%) MCSA
8 73 (10.17%) CCIE
9 58 (8.08%) Degree
10 54 (7.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 42 (5.85%) CCDP
11 42 (5.85%) DV Cleared
12 33 (4.60%) JNCIA
13 26 (3.62%) CCDA
14 23 (3.20%) CCSA
15 21 (2.92%) CCSE
15 21 (2.92%) MCITP
16 19 (2.65%) CISSP
16 19 (2.65%) SANS
16 19 (2.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.27%) SLA
2 14 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.70%) GDPR
4 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.42%) QA
6 2 (0.28%) NIST
7 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 102 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (11.00%) Active Directory
3 53 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (3.20%) XenApp
6 21 (2.92%) vSphere
7 15 (2.09%) VMware NSX
8 10 (1.39%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.25%) Firmware
10 7 (0.97%) ProxySG
11 6 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.28%) Docker
14 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (5.01%) SCCM
2 31 (4.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 28 (3.90%) vCenter Server
4 27 (3.76%) Cisco Prime
5 23 (3.20%) SCOM
6 18 (2.51%) FortiGate
7 17 (2.37%) PowerCLI
8 10 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
8 10 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
9 9 (1.25%) Ansible
9 9 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (0.84%) Stealthwatch
12 5 (0.70%) Nagios
12 5 (0.70%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.70%) WSUS
13 4 (0.56%) Kibana
13 4 (0.56%) logstash
13 4 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 614 (85.52%) Cisco
2 177 (24.65%) VMware
3 167 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 153 (21.31%) CheckPoint
5 126 (17.55%) F5
6 117 (16.30%) Juniper
7 89 (12.40%) Palo Alto
8 63 (8.77%) Citrix
9 50 (6.96%) HP
10 49 (6.82%) Fortinet
11 43 (5.99%) SolarWinds
12 40 (5.57%) NetApp
13 38 (5.29%) Aruba
14 34 (4.74%) Dell
15 32 (4.46%) Meraki
16 30 (4.18%) Oracle
17 18 (2.51%) Riverbed
18 17 (2.37%) EMC
19 16 (2.23%) McAfee
19 16 (2.23%) Splunk