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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 233 233
Rank change year-on-year -63 0  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 317 539 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 1.11% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.84% 5.12% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 325 311
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £202 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.79% -15.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £34.85 £20.75
% change year-on-year -42.61% +67.95%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8246 10528 9609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.41% 21.61% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4958 6660 5680
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 363 484
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.56 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.92% +22.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CCNA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -64 100 £388 +10.71% 31
South East +7 93 £380 +4.25% 28
West Midlands +15 27 £388 +19.23% 13
South West -22 24 £425 +25.92% 7
North West +6 20 £325 +11.11% 16
Yorkshire 0 17 £425 +10.38% 9
East of England -36 16 £278 +0.90% 13
East Midlands -5 11 £180 -44.65% 6
North East +55 5 £225 +7.14% 5
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 686 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 517 (75.36%) Cisco
3 349 (50.87%) CCNP
4 299 (43.59%) Firewall
5 234 (34.11%) WAN
6 219 (31.92%) LAN
7 146 (21.28%) Security Cleared
8 144 (20.99%) Wireless
9 140 (20.41%) ITIL
10 134 (19.53%) Windows
11 114 (16.62%) Data Centre
12 111 (16.18%) VPN
13 110 (16.03%) VMware
14 106 (15.45%) CheckPoint
15 101 (14.72%) SC Cleared
16 98 (14.29%) Juniper
17 97 (14.14%) TCP/IP
17 97 (14.14%) Cisco Nexus
18 95 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
19 89 (12.97%) DNS
20 88 (12.83%) Microsoft
20 88 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
21 87 (12.68%) OSPF
22 86 (12.54%) MPLS
22 86 (12.54%) BGP
23 83 (12.10%) Migration
23 83 (12.10%) VoIP
24 81 (11.81%) VLAN
25 79 (11.52%) Network Security
26 75 (10.93%) Windows Server

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 47 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (2.62%) IIS
3 12 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 11 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.58%) Apache
9 2 (0.29%) CMS
9 2 (0.29%) Confluence
9 2 (0.29%) JBoss
9 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.15%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 14 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.96%) Office 365
2 31 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.73%) SaaS
5 4 (0.58%) IaaS
5 4 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.44%) PaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.15%) G Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 299 (43.59%) Firewall
2 234 (34.11%) WAN
3 219 (31.92%) LAN
4 144 (20.99%) Wireless
5 111 (16.18%) VPN
6 97 (14.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 97 (14.14%) TCP/IP
7 95 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
8 89 (12.97%) DNS
9 87 (12.68%) OSPF
10 86 (12.54%) BGP
10 86 (12.54%) MPLS
11 83 (12.10%) VoIP
12 81 (11.81%) VLAN
13 79 (11.52%) Network Security
14 70 (10.20%) DHCP
15 46 (6.71%) EIGRP
16 45 (6.56%) Ethernet
17 42 (6.12%) SAN
18 40 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.02%) Big Data
4 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.58%) MySQL
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.29%) MS Access
9 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.29%) Redis
10 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.29%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.29%) JIRA
4 2 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.29%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 60 (8.75%) Telecoms
2 58 (8.45%) Finance
3 33 (4.81%) Banking
4 10 (1.46%) Investment Banking
4 10 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.46%) Retail
5 6 (0.87%) Electronics
6 4 (0.58%) Local Government
6 4 (0.58%) Marketing
7 3 (0.44%) French Language
7 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.29%) Advertising
8 2 (0.29%) Automotive
8 2 (0.29%) Back Office
8 2 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.15%) Billing
9 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.15%) Games
9 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 277 (40.38%) Network Engineer
2 97 (14.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 80 (11.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 68 (9.91%) Analyst
5 45 (6.56%) Support Engineer
6 38 (5.54%) Architect
7 34 (4.96%) Network Analyst
8 33 (4.81%) Senior Network Engineer
9 32 (4.66%) Consultant
9 32 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (4.08%) Network Support
10 28 (4.08%) NOC Engineer
10 28 (4.08%) Security Engineer
11 24 (3.50%) Voice Engineer
12 23 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support
13 22 (3.21%) Support Analyst
14 21 (3.06%) Network Architect
15 20 (2.92%) Cisco Support
16 19 (2.77%) Network Consultant
16 19 (2.77%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.64%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.02%) Web Services
3 6 (0.87%) XMPP
4 5 (0.73%) .NET
4 5 (0.73%) WAP
4 5 (0.73%) XML
5 4 (0.58%) Middleware
6 3 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.29%) JAAS
7 2 (0.29%) Java EE
7 2 (0.29%) JMS
7 2 (0.29%) JMX
7 2 (0.29%) JNDI
7 2 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.29%) RFC 2547
7 2 (0.29%) WCF
7 2 (0.29%) WF
7 2 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 114 (16.62%) Data Centre
2 43 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.37%) Video Conferencing
4 23 (3.35%) Clustering
5 21 (3.06%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.04%) NHS
7 10 (1.46%) EMC VNX
8 9 (1.31%) IVR
9 7 (1.02%) BBC
9 7 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.02%) PKI
10 6 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (0.87%) Replication
11 5 (0.73%) CMDB
11 5 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.58%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.58%) User Experience
12 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 134 (19.53%) Windows
2 75 (10.93%) Windows Server
3 66 (9.62%) Linux
4 46 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (3.94%) Windows 7
7 22 (3.21%) Unix
8 21 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (2.92%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.60%) CentOS
12 10 (1.46%) SUSE
13 8 (1.17%) Solaris
14 7 (1.02%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.44%) Android
16 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.29%) CatOS
17 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (20.41%) ITIL
2 83 (12.10%) Migration
3 57 (8.31%) Network Design
4 48 (7.00%) Load Balancing
5 38 (5.54%) Network Management
6 35 (5.10%) Change Management
7 33 (4.81%) Service Management
8 32 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (3.64%) Information Security
10 24 (3.50%) ITIL V3
11 23 (3.35%) DevOps
12 22 (3.21%) High Availability
13 21 (3.06%) PRINCE2
14 20 (2.92%) Service Delivery
15 17 (2.48%) Project Management
16 16 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
17 14 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
18 13 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (1.90%) Programme Management
18 13 (1.90%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 38 (5.54%) PowerShell
2 28 (4.08%) SQL
3 23 (3.35%) Python
4 16 (2.33%) Perl
5 11 (1.60%) Bash Shell
5 11 (1.60%) C
6 8 (1.17%) Java
7 7 (1.02%) Ruby
8 3 (0.44%) C#
8 3 (0.44%) C++
9 2 (0.29%) VBScript
10 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 686 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 349 (50.87%) CCNP
3 146 (21.28%) Security Cleared
4 101 (14.72%) SC Cleared
5 88 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 72 (10.50%) MCSE
7 68 (9.91%) CCIE
8 55 (8.02%) JNCIA
9 45 (6.56%) CCDP
10 37 (5.39%) DV Cleared
11 36 (5.25%) Degree
12 33 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 31 (4.52%) CISSP
14 27 (3.94%) JNCIS
15 23 (3.35%) CCDA
15 23 (3.35%) CCSA
16 21 (3.06%) MCSA
17 20 (2.92%) MCITP
18 13 (1.90%) JNCIP
19 12 (1.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.37%) SLA
2 9 (1.31%) QA
3 8 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.44%) PMO
6 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 74 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 68 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.35%) vSphere
5 12 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.46%) XenApp
7 6 (0.87%) Firmware
7 6 (0.87%) ISA Server
7 6 (0.87%) ProxySG
7 6 (0.87%) UAG
7 6 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.44%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.44%) KVM
9 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.44%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.29%) NFS
10 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 44 (6.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (3.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 19 (2.77%) SCCM
4 16 (2.33%) Puppet
5 15 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.19%) SCOM
6 14 (2.04%) Nagios
7 13 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
8 11 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
9 10 (1.46%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.17%) vCenter Server
11 7 (1.02%) Ansible
11 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.44%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.44%) WMI
12 3 (0.44%) WSUS
13 2 (0.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 517 (75.36%) Cisco
2 110 (16.03%) VMware
3 106 (15.45%) CheckPoint
4 98 (14.29%) Juniper
5 88 (12.83%) Microsoft
6 71 (10.35%) F5
7 40 (5.83%) HP
7 40 (5.83%) Palo Alto
8 39 (5.69%) Citrix
8 39 (5.69%) SolarWinds
9 34 (4.96%) Riverbed
10 30 (4.37%) Fortinet
11 28 (4.08%) Red Hat
12 23 (3.35%) Dell
12 23 (3.35%) EMC
13 20 (2.92%) Avaya
14 15 (2.19%) Remedy
15 13 (1.90%) NetApp
15 13 (1.90%) Splunk
16 11 (1.60%) Meraki
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Elland, Yorkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago