The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 48 48
Rank change year-on-year -10 0  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.49% 1.12% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.94% 6.17% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £168 £250 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £190 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £350 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +33.56% -2.38%  

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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 103 81 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 25.25% 18.08% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 45 54
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £830 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.13% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £43.25 £35.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £150.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNA in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Essex

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Essex

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Basildon - 1 £135 -
Chelmsford - 1 £200 - 1
CCNA
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) VoIP
4 7 (53.85%) PBX
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (38.46%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) WAN
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) VPN
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (7.69%) Meraki
9 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.69%) WebEx
9 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 1 (7.69%) Windows 7

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) VoIP
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco IPT
2 7 (53.85%) PBX
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Planner
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Meraki
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) VMware