Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 14 August 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)
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 217 196
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNA 120 92 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.98% 0.82% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.42% 4.36% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 98
North of England median daily rate £373 £353 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +14.17% +2.92%
10th Percentile £200 £163 £170
90th Percentile £541 £475 £406
England median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 12
North of England median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +75.05% -4.79%
10th Percentile £15.24 £21.00 £15.44
90th Percentile £33.10 £41.00 £34.35
England median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +28.00% +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 the North of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,215 2,110 3,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.03% 18.82% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,394 1,223 2,253
North of England median daily rate £408 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £254 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £450 £426 £415
% change year-on-year +5.76% +2.53% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 153 177
North of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +25.00% +26.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.29 £12.83
90th Percentile £53.45 £53.00 £47.39
England median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -22.41% +9.43% +17.78%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the North of England

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in the North of England

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in the North of England

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in the North of England

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCNA in the North of England

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the North of England region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Yorkshire +5 58 £425 - 18
North West -6 52 £361 +10.97% 16
North East -4 10 £185 -25.85% 11
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 North of England region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 120 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (75.83%) Cisco
3 57 (47.50%) CCNP
4 50 (41.67%) Firewall
5 46 (38.33%) WAN
6 44 (36.67%) LAN
7 38 (31.67%) ITIL
8 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 27 (22.50%) Windows
9 27 (22.50%) Security Cleared
10 23 (19.17%) SC Cleared
11 22 (18.33%) Degree
11 22 (18.33%) CheckPoint
12 21 (17.50%) Telecoms
12 21 (17.50%) VoIP
12 21 (17.50%) F5
13 20 (16.67%) Juniper
13 20 (16.67%) VMware
14 19 (15.83%) Network Security
14 19 (15.83%) MPLS
15 18 (15.00%) Service Management
15 18 (15.00%) TCP/IP
15 18 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (14.17%) VPN
17 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (12.50%) Active Directory
18 15 (12.50%) Finance
18 15 (12.50%) Wireless
18 15 (12.50%) Data Centre
18 15 (12.50%) Problem-Solving

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 9 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.33%) Office 365
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (41.67%) Firewall
2 46 (38.33%) WAN
3 44 (36.67%) LAN
4 21 (17.50%) VoIP
5 19 (15.83%) MPLS
5 19 (15.83%) Network Security
6 18 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 17 (14.17%) VPN
8 15 (12.50%) Wireless
9 12 (10.00%) DNS
10 10 (8.33%) DHCP
10 10 (8.33%) OSPF
11 8 (6.67%) SSL
12 7 (5.83%) BGP
13 6 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (5.00%) Ethernet
13 6 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (5.00%) Wireshark
14 5 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.83%) DB2
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (2.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Back Office
4 2 (1.67%) Legal
4 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 19 (15.83%) Analyst
3 13 (10.83%) Security Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Architect
7 7 (5.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Network Support
8 6 (5.00%) Service Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.17%) Information Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.17%) Service Desk Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.33%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.50%) Replication
5 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.67%) NHS
6 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.50%) Windows
2 14 (11.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.33%) Linux
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.67%) HPUX
7 2 (1.67%) Unix
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.83%) AIX
8 1 (0.83%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.83%) MVS
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) VME
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.67%) ITIL
2 18 (15.00%) Service Management
3 15 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 11 (9.17%) High Availability
7 10 (8.33%) Information Security
8 9 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (7.50%) ITIL V3
9 8 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.67%) Migration
9 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.67%) Project Management
10 7 (5.83%) Change Control
10 7 (5.83%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.83%) Network Design
10 7 (5.83%) Problem Management
11 6 (5.00%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) Python
2 4 (3.33%) Ruby
2 4 (3.33%) SQL
3 3 (2.50%) C
3 3 (2.50%) Go
3 3 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 120 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (47.50%) CCNP
3 27 (22.50%) Security Cleared
4 23 (19.17%) SC Cleared
5 22 (18.33%) Degree
6 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (8.33%) MCSE
8 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (5.00%) MCP
9 5 (4.17%) CCENT
9 5 (4.17%) CCIP
9 5 (4.17%) CCSP
9 5 (4.17%) CISSP
9 5 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 5 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (3.33%) CCSA
10 4 (3.33%) ISEB
10 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) SLA
2 7 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.50%) GDPR
5 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Firmware
4 1 (0.83%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.33%) Puppet
3 4 (3.33%) SCCM
4 3 (2.50%) Ansible
4 3 (2.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (1.67%) SCOM
5 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.83%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.83%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.83%) vMotion
6 1 (0.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (75.83%) Cisco
2 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.33%) CheckPoint
4 21 (17.50%) F5
5 20 (16.67%) Juniper
5 20 (16.67%) VMware
6 9 (7.50%) Meraki
7 7 (5.83%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (5.00%) HP
8 6 (5.00%) Moogsoft
8 6 (5.00%) Remedy
9 5 (4.17%) EMC
9 5 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.33%) NetApp
11 3 (2.50%) Aruba
11 3 (2.50%) Capita
11 3 (2.50%) Civica
11 3 (2.50%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.50%) Google
11 3 (2.50%) TOWER Software