Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 142 138
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -24
Contract jobs citing CCNA 95 136 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.15% 1.39% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.18% 7.16% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 66 50
Midlands median daily rate £225 £338 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +16.88% -5.71%
10th Percentile £164 £213 £180
90th Percentile £400 £544 £475
England median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Midlands median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +16.88% -26.76%
10th Percentile £11.75 £17.88 £14.50
90th Percentile £42.50 £79.80 £23.75
England median hourly rate £25.69 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.58% +22.22% +12.50%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1537 1900 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.64% 19.48% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 1131 849
Midlands median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £212 £235 £213
90th Percentile £540 £545 £521
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 73 107
Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -15.56% +18.64%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.14 £11.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the Midlands

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in the Midlands

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in the Midlands

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in the Midlands

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCNA in the Midlands

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
East Midlands +11 47 £225 -30.77% 8
West Midlands -28 47 £245 -34.67% 7
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 95 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (77.89%) Cisco
3 48 (50.53%) CCNP
4 29 (30.53%) ITIL
5 25 (26.32%) Windows
5 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
6 24 (25.26%) WAN
6 24 (25.26%) Firewall
7 22 (23.16%) LAN
8 21 (22.11%) VMware
9 15 (15.79%) Windows Server
10 14 (14.74%) Wireless
10 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
10 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (14.74%) Data Centre
11 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (13.68%) MCSE
12 12 (12.63%) Degree
13 11 (11.58%) VPN
14 10 (10.53%) MCP
14 10 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (10.53%) Office 365
15 9 (9.47%) Data Protection
15 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
15 9 (9.47%) Desktop Virtualisation
16 8 (8.42%) Data Loss Prevention
16 8 (8.42%) Automotive
16 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (8.42%) SQL Server

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.16%) IIS
4 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Office 365
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.26%) Firewall
1 24 (25.26%) WAN
2 22 (23.16%) LAN
3 14 (14.74%) Wireless
4 11 (11.58%) VPN
5 10 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (8.42%) SAN
6 8 (8.42%) Unified Communications
7 6 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.32%) Skype
8 5 (5.26%) DHCP
8 5 (5.26%) MPLS
8 5 (5.26%) NAS
8 5 (5.26%) Network Security
8 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.21%) VLAN
9 4 (4.21%) VoIP
10 3 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.16%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (3.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (8.42%) Automotive
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) IT Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Architect
7 5 (5.26%) IT Support
7 5 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Network Support
8 4 (4.21%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.16%) Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) .NET
1 3 (3.16%) WAP
2 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (14.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (4.21%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.11%) SCADA
4 2 (2.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.05%) PKI
5 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Windows
2 15 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.16%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.11%) Linux
8 2 (2.11%) Unix
9 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) ITIL
2 9 (9.47%) Data Protection
2 9 (9.47%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 8 (8.42%) Asset Management
3 8 (8.42%) Data Loss Prevention
3 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.42%) ITIL V3
4 6 (6.32%) ERP
4 6 (6.32%) Migration
4 6 (6.32%) PLM
5 5 (5.26%) Network Management
5 5 (5.26%) Service Management
5 5 (5.26%) Time Management
6 4 (4.21%) Information Security
6 4 (4.21%) Security Operations
7 3 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.16%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (50.53%) CCNP
3 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.68%) MCSE
5 12 (12.63%) Degree
6 10 (10.53%) MCP
7 8 (8.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.26%) CISSP
8 5 (5.26%) MCSA
9 4 (4.21%) CCDP
9 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.16%) VCP6
11 2 (2.11%) CCIE
11 2 (2.11%) CCIE Security
11 2 (2.11%) CEH
11 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (2.11%) GCIA
11 2 (2.11%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.11%) Firmware
4 2 (2.11%) Snort
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.11%) vSphere
4 2 (2.11%) XenApp
5 1 (1.05%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (3.16%) SCCM
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.05%) Ionix
Vendors
1 74 (77.89%) Cisco
2 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
3 21 (22.11%) VMware
4 8 (8.42%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.37%) Palo Alto
6 6 (6.32%) Blue Coat
6 6 (6.32%) F5
7 5 (5.26%) HP
8 4 (4.21%) Citrix
8 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.16%) Aruba
9 3 (3.16%) EMC
9 3 (3.16%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.11%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.11%) Capita
10 2 (2.11%) Lancope
10 2 (2.11%) Oracle
10 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.05%) LANDesk