Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 128 116
Rank change year-on-year +33 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing CCNA 48 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.71% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.88% 6.80% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 14
Manchester median daily rate £250 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% +41.18%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £160
90th Percentile £438 £444 £523
North West median daily rate £295 £361 £325
% change year-on-year -18.20% +10.97% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Manchester median hourly rate £25.67 £29.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.48% -27.50% +122.22%
10th Percentile £22.13 £24.95 £39.00
90th Percentile £40.13 £32.00 £41.00
North West median hourly rate £25.67 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.48% -27.50% +158.06%

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 404 412 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.39% 12.69% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 260 222
Manchester median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +0.06% -0.06%
10th Percentile £211 £181 £160
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 16
Manchester median hourly rate £28.95 £27.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.27% +74.60% +8.62%
10th Percentile £20.40 £11.50 £10.31
90th Percentile £49.20 £35.00 £44.88
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +4.48% -13.55% +6.87%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Manchester

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCNA in Manchester

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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 22 August 2019. 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 +6 2 - - 1
Oldham - 2 - - 2
Stockport - 1 £230 - 1
CCNA
North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (45.83%) CCNP
3 18 (37.50%) Firewall
4 12 (25.00%) VMware
4 12 (25.00%) WAN
4 12 (25.00%) LAN
5 10 (20.83%) VoIP
5 10 (20.83%) ITIL
5 10 (20.83%) VPN
5 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (20.83%) Palo Alto
6 8 (16.67%) F5
6 8 (16.67%) Wireless
6 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 8 (16.67%) Change Management
6 8 (16.67%) DHCP
6 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 7 (14.58%) CCDA
7 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
7 7 (14.58%) MCSA
7 7 (14.58%) SSCP
7 7 (14.58%) Juniper
7 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
7 7 (14.58%) MPLS
7 7 (14.58%) AWS
7 7 (14.58%) Migration

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 2 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) AWS
2 6 (12.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) Firewall
2 12 (25.00%) LAN
2 12 (25.00%) WAN
3 10 (20.83%) VoIP
3 10 (20.83%) VPN
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (16.67%) DHCP
4 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.67%) Wireless
5 7 (14.58%) MPLS
6 6 (12.50%) BGP
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (12.50%) DNS
6 6 (12.50%) SSL
7 5 (10.42%) Network Security
8 4 (8.33%) VLAN
9 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
9 3 (6.25%) OSPF
9 3 (6.25%) PBX
9 3 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Network Support
6 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Support
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Change Management
3 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.58%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Network Design
4 6 (12.50%) Service Management
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (10.42%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Change Control
7 3 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.25%) High Availability
7 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.17%) CRM
8 2 (4.17%) ITSM
8 2 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (45.83%) CCNP
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (14.58%) CCDA
5 7 (14.58%) MCSA
5 7 (14.58%) SSCP
6 6 (12.50%) CCDP
6 6 (12.50%) CCIE
6 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (10.42%) JNCIA
8 3 (6.25%) MCSE
9 2 (4.17%) CCA
9 2 (4.17%) CISSP
9 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (4.17%) Degree
9 2 (4.17%) ISEB
9 2 (4.17%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
9 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.17%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.08%) Firmware
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) Palo Alto
4 8 (16.67%) F5
5 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
5 7 (14.58%) Juniper
6 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.25%) Avaya
7 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix
7 3 (6.25%) Ericsson
7 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.25%) Huawei
7 3 (6.25%) Meraki
7 3 (6.25%) Redback
8 2 (4.17%) Nortel
9 1 (2.08%) Aruba
9 1 (2.08%) HP
9 1 (2.08%) McAfee