Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 109 126
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 -16
Contract jobs citing CCNA 33 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.05% 0.90% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.84% 6.13% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 15
Manchester median daily rate £381 £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.64% +19.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £225 £191 £166
90th Percentile £439 £513 £388
North West median daily rate £375 £380 £320
% change year-on-year -1.32% +18.75% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +122.22% -35.14%
10th Percentile £24.95 £39.00 £16.50
90th Percentile £32.00 £41.00 £19.50
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% +122.22% -20.00%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 421 424 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.38% 14.71% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 228 299
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £147 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £406 £408 £413
% change year-on-year -0.31% -1.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 12
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +10.34% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.73 £12.12
90th Percentile £34.75 £50.00 £44.70
North West median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £35.47
% change year-on-year -20.64% +12.79% +41.18%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Manchester

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Manchester

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Manchester

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Manchester

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 7 £250 - 2
CCNA
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (90.91%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) CCNP
3 14 (42.42%) Degree
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
4 13 (39.39%) LAN
4 13 (39.39%) WAN
5 12 (36.36%) VoIP
6 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (21.21%) Juniper
7 7 (21.21%) Office 365
7 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (18.18%) MPLS
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL
8 6 (18.18%) Remedy
8 6 (18.18%) Moogsoft
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
9 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) ITSM
9 5 (15.15%) Wireless
9 5 (15.15%) DHCP
9 5 (15.15%) DNS
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (15.15%) F5
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 13 (39.39%) LAN
2 13 (39.39%) WAN
3 12 (36.36%) VoIP
4 6 (18.18%) MPLS
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (15.15%) DHCP
5 5 (15.15%) DNS
5 5 (15.15%) Wireless
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
6 4 (12.12%) ISDN
6 4 (12.12%) PBX
6 4 (12.12%) SSL
6 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.12%) VLAN
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
6 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
7 3 (9.09%) BGP
7 3 (9.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) IT Support
2 4 (12.12%) Network Support
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Unix Support
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) CCTV
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) ITSM
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) Informatics
4 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.12%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) High Availability
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Management
7 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.03%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.03%) Process Management
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Python
1 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNP
2 14 (42.42%) Degree
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.12%) CCENT
4 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (12.12%) ISEB
4 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (9.09%) MCTS
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.06%) MCITP
6 2 (6.06%) MCSE
7 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Juniper
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Moogsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Remedy
4 5 (15.15%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Arista
6 2 (6.06%) Meraki
6 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Bomgar
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.03%) ForeScout