The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 93 78
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.59% 0.35% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.32% 2.16% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
Median daily rate £400 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £194 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £365 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £290 £300
% change year-on-year +7.75% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.94 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.65% -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 Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 139 232 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.71% 16.07% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 150 110
Median daily rate £375 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £305 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £12.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +205.88% -29.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Leeds

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Leeds

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

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) CCNP
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (54.55%) CCIE
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) CCDA
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
4 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
4 5 (45.45%) Change Control
5 4 (36.36%) F5
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) IPsec
7 2 (18.18%) Electronics
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Finance

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) IPsec
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) FCoE
6 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (9.09%) TACACS
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) CatOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Control
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) CCIE
4 5 (45.45%) CCDA
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Nokia
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper