The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 36 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.94% 0.62% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.43% 2.94% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £218 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -56.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £187 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £266 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +0.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.64 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.64 £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.57% +64.70%  

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 Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 68 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 23.05% 21.12% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 49
Median daily rate £394 £403 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -19.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £130 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £564 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 2
Median hourly rate £22.52 £125.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.98% +385.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.83 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £137.50 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Kent

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Kent

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Kent over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Kent

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Kent

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 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
Dartford - 4 £425 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £145 -
CCNA
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) Wireless
4 11 (68.75%) DHCP
4 11 (68.75%) DNS
4 11 (68.75%) WLAN
5 10 (62.50%) WAN
6 7 (43.75%) Change Management
6 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
6 7 (43.75%) High Availability
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (37.50%) Network Security
7 6 (37.50%) Mitel
7 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
7 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 6 (37.50%) CCNP
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) CISSP
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
8 5 (31.25%) Telepresence
9 4 (25.00%) 802.1X
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) Degree
9 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) IPsec
9 4 (25.00%) Siemens
9 4 (25.00%) NHS

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) Wireless
3 11 (68.75%) DHCP
3 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 11 (68.75%) WLAN
4 10 (62.50%) WAN
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
6 6 (37.50%) Network Security
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (31.25%) Telepresence
8 4 (25.00%) IPsec
8 4 (25.00%) MPLS
9 3 (18.75%) 802.11
9 3 (18.75%) DPNSS
9 3 (18.75%) QSIG
9 3 (18.75%) SNMP
10 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Designer
1 5 (31.25%) Network Designer
1 5 (31.25%) Security Designer
1 5 (31.25%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Technician
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
1 7 (43.75%) High Availability
1 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Health Informatics
3 3 (18.75%) Informatics
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) CISSP
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (37.50%) Mitel
3 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Siemens
4 4 (25.00%) VMware