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 3 months to 29 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 89 78
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 18 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.36% 1.01% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.18% 7.23% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 7
Median daily rate £275 £210 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £283 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +33.56% -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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 196 249 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.84% 13.90% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 117
Median daily rate £403 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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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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 3 months to 29 March 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
Salford - 2 £218 -
CCNA
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 20 (80.00%) WAN
3 20 (80.00%) LAN
4 14 (56.00%) Juniper
5 11 (44.00%) CCNP
6 9 (36.00%) DNS
7 8 (32.00%) CCDP
7 8 (32.00%) ITIL
8 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (28.00%) VMware
8 7 (28.00%) F5
9 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
9 6 (24.00%) VPN
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.00%) DHCP
10 5 (20.00%) Firewall
10 5 (20.00%) Network Security
10 5 (20.00%) Palo Alto
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
11 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
11 4 (16.00%) vSphere
11 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
11 4 (16.00%) High Availability
11 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (16.00%) VLAN
11 4 (16.00%) Network Design
11 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing

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 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) LAN
1 20 (80.00%) WAN
2 9 (36.00%) DNS
3 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.00%) DHCP
5 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (16.00%) BGP
6 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (16.00%) IGRP
6 4 (16.00%) NetScreen
6 4 (16.00%) OSPF
6 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (16.00%) VLAN
6 4 (16.00%) Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Network Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Change Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) High Availability
2 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) ITSM
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Informatics
5 1 (4.00%) Document Management
5 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) Security Auditing
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNP
3 8 (32.00%) CCDP
4 4 (16.00%) CCDA
4 4 (16.00%) CCIE
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (12.00%) ISEB
5 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (12.00%) MCSE
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CCSP
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) MCITP
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) NCDA
6 1 (4.00%) NCIE
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Juniper
3 7 (28.00%) F5
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.00%) Draytek
8 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
8 1 (4.00%) Infor
8 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.00%) Lotus
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
Manchester, Lancashire
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