Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 128 124
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +16
Contract jobs citing CCNA 34 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.15% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.26% 4.49% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 8
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.74% -19.29%
10th Percentile £233 £204 £213
90th Percentile £440 £500 £435
North West median daily rate £353 £390 £331
% change year-on-year -9.62% +17.74% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £24.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -26.15% +62.50% -11.11%

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 468 423 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.81% 14.98% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 265 278
Manchester median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £265 £175 £194
90th Percentile £588 £627 £604
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 8
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% -38.30% +63.77%
10th Percentile £14.49 £13.58 £13.60
90th Percentile £34.00 £55.50 £39.60
North West median hourly rate £33.70 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year -0.15% +18.42% -9.55%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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 -3 2 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 - -
CCNA
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (94.12%) Cisco
3 18 (52.94%) Windows
4 14 (41.18%) LAN
4 14 (41.18%) CCNP
5 13 (38.24%) WAN
5 13 (38.24%) Firewall
6 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
7 9 (26.47%) Juniper
7 9 (26.47%) Degree
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) VoIP
9 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.59%) Office 365
10 6 (17.65%) F5
10 6 (17.65%) Fortinet
10 6 (17.65%) Finance
11 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
11 5 (14.71%) CCTV
11 5 (14.71%) Network Security
11 5 (14.71%) DNS
11 5 (14.71%) DHCP
11 5 (14.71%) Linux
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
11 5 (14.71%) Remedy
11 5 (14.71%) Wireless
11 5 (14.71%) Citrix

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 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) LAN
2 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 13 (38.24%) WAN
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (23.53%) VoIP
4 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
5 5 (14.71%) DHCP
5 5 (14.71%) DNS
5 5 (14.71%) Network Security
5 5 (14.71%) Wireless
6 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
6 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (8.82%) SAN
7 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.88%) MPLS
8 2 (5.88%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) IT Support
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Support
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) CCTV
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Handset
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) HPUX
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
1 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 3 (8.82%) Change Control
3 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Network Management
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) DNA
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) Informatics
5 1 (2.94%) ITSM
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Telesales
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PHP
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (41.18%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) Degree
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (11.76%) MCSE
6 3 (8.82%) CCENT
6 3 (8.82%) CCSA
7 2 (5.88%) MCP
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.94%) CCIE
8 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.94%) ISEB
8 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.94%) MCITP
8 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 2 (5.88%) NFS
4 1 (2.94%) vCloud
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.88%) Grafana
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
2 2 (5.88%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.88%) vRealize
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Juniper
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) F5
4 6 (17.65%) Fortinet
5 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) Moogsoft
5 5 (14.71%) Palo Alto
5 5 (14.71%) Remedy
6 4 (11.76%) VMware
7 3 (8.82%) Dell
7 3 (8.82%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.88%) Brocade
8 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 2 (5.88%) IronPort
8 2 (5.88%) Meraki
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle
8 2 (5.88%) Sun