Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 204 204
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -6
Contract jobs citing CCNA 138 93 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.15% 0.85% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.34% 4.58% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 63 103
North of England median daily rate £370 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +13.64% +1.54%
10th Percentile £196 £183 £190
90th Percentile £525 £475 £555
England median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
North of England median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.25% +42.86% +35.76%
10th Percentile £15.24 £21.00 £16.26
90th Percentile £32.00 £41.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -31.82% +29.41% +13.33%

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 2,177 2,031 3,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.09% 18.52% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,314 1,240 2,327
North of England median daily rate £413 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +8.90% -5.81%
10th Percentile £225 £230 £224
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 133 177
North of England median hourly rate £23.83 £32.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% +16.36% +34.15%
10th Percentile £12.93 £11.25 £12.15
90th Percentile £50.89 £53.00 £44.40
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +7.84% +10.87%

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 15 October 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
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 15 October 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 +14 65 £413 +13.79% 15
North West -8 59 £373 -1.97% 31
North East +5 14 £185 -26.00% 12
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (84.06%) Cisco
3 68 (49.28%) CCNP
4 55 (39.86%) Firewall
5 52 (37.68%) WAN
6 50 (36.23%) LAN
7 37 (26.81%) Windows
8 35 (25.36%) CheckPoint
9 33 (23.91%) ITIL
10 30 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 30 (21.74%) Juniper
11 29 (21.01%) VoIP
12 28 (20.29%) Security Cleared
13 27 (19.57%) F5
14 25 (18.12%) Wireless
15 24 (17.39%) Network Security
15 24 (17.39%) SC Cleared
15 24 (17.39%) Degree
16 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (15.94%) MPLS
18 21 (15.22%) TCP/IP
18 21 (15.22%) Windows Server
19 20 (14.49%) Data Centre
20 19 (13.77%) VPN
21 18 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
21 18 (13.04%) Finance
22 17 (12.32%) Telecoms
23 16 (11.59%) VMware
23 16 (11.59%) Office 365
24 15 (10.87%) OSPF

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 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.59%) Office 365
2 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (39.86%) Firewall
2 52 (37.68%) WAN
3 50 (36.23%) LAN
4 29 (21.01%) VoIP
5 25 (18.12%) Wireless
6 24 (17.39%) Network Security
7 22 (15.94%) MPLS
8 21 (15.22%) TCP/IP
9 19 (13.77%) VPN
10 18 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (10.87%) OSPF
12 13 (9.42%) DNS
13 12 (8.70%) BGP
13 12 (8.70%) DHCP
14 10 (7.25%) VLAN
15 7 (5.07%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (5.07%) Ethernet
15 7 (5.07%) SSL
15 7 (5.07%) Wireshark
16 6 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.72%) DB2
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (13.04%) Finance
2 17 (12.32%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Back Office
5 2 (1.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (44.93%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.22%) Analyst
3 14 (10.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 11 (7.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Security Analyst
7 9 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Network Support
9 7 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.62%) Information Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 5 (3.62%) Network Architect
11 5 (3.62%) Service Desk Manager
11 5 (3.62%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.62%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.90%) CCTV
5 4 (2.90%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) EPoS
8 1 (0.72%) Handset
8 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.81%) Windows
2 21 (15.22%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.52%) Linux
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.45%) HPUX
6 2 (1.45%) Unix
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) MVS
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Solaris
7 1 (0.72%) VME
7 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.91%) ITIL
2 14 (10.14%) Service Management
3 12 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (7.25%) Information Security
4 10 (7.25%) Project Management
5 9 (6.52%) High Availability
6 8 (5.80%) ITIL V3
6 8 (5.80%) Migration
7 7 (5.07%) Network Design
7 7 (5.07%) Network Management
7 7 (5.07%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.62%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.62%) ITSM
10 4 (2.90%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.45%) C
1 2 (1.45%) Python
1 2 (1.45%) SQL
2 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.72%) Go
2 1 (0.72%) Java
2 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.72%) Ruby
2 1 (0.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 138 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (49.28%) CCNP
3 28 (20.29%) Security Cleared
4 24 (17.39%) Degree
4 24 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (7.25%) MCSE
7 6 (4.35%) CCENT
7 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.62%) CCDP
8 5 (3.62%) CCIP
8 5 (3.62%) CCSP
8 5 (3.62%) CISSP
8 5 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (3.62%) MCP
8 5 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.90%) ISEB
9 4 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) SLA
2 6 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.17%) GDPR
5 2 (1.45%) PMO
6 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.72%) Firmware
4 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.72%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.80%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.17%) SCCM
4 2 (1.45%) Nagios
4 2 (1.45%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.72%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) Puppet
5 1 (0.72%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 116 (84.06%) Cisco
2 35 (25.36%) CheckPoint
3 30 (21.74%) Juniper
3 30 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 27 (19.57%) F5
5 16 (11.59%) VMware
6 11 (7.97%) Meraki
7 10 (7.25%) Fortinet
7 10 (7.25%) HP
8 9 (6.52%) Palo Alto
9 7 (5.07%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (4.35%) Aruba
10 6 (4.35%) Moogsoft
10 6 (4.35%) Remedy
11 5 (3.62%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.90%) Extreme Networks
13 3 (2.17%) Civica
13 3 (2.17%) EMC
14 2 (1.45%) IronPort
14 2 (1.45%) ProCurve