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 29 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)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 87 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 5 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.45% 1.21% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 7.35% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 16
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £331 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £650 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year +17.85% +56.64%  

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 164 245 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 14.70% 16.47% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 307 292
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £650 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Leeds

CCNA
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 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 29 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Change Control
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (27.27%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) SNMP
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) WMI
6 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) SNMP
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) IPsec
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) 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 5 (45.45%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Support
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 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 4 (36.36%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCDA
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Nokia
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper