Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 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)
England > North of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 225 200
Rank change year-on-year +23 -25 +14
Contract jobs citing CCNA 112 78 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.95% 0.71% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.24% 4.06% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 83
North of England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - +10.17%
10th Percentile £213 £187 £213
90th Percentile £488 £479 £525
England median daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year +15.38% -4.06% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
North of England median hourly rate £19.00 £27.79 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.62% +18.88% +21.40%
10th Percentile £15.69 £14.41 £16.63
90th Percentile £29.70 £33.75 £108.13
England median hourly rate £26.50 £23.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +12.77% -7.84% -0.49%

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 2,136 1,923 2,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.17% 17.45% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,301 1,204 1,766
North of England median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -
10th Percentile £260 £213 £223
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 134 155
North of England median hourly rate £24.98 £24.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +10.13% -
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.25 £11.76
90th Percentile £50.84 £51.24 £48.93
England median hourly rate £28.52 £23.50 £25.94
% change year-on-year +21.34% -9.40% -1.19%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 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
North West +18 60 £351 -9.94% 25
Yorkshire -8 34 £316 +18.22% 22
North East +8 18 £300 -4.00% 8
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North of England region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 112 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (91.07%) Cisco
3 57 (50.89%) CCNP
4 52 (46.43%) Firewall
5 50 (44.64%) LAN
5 50 (44.64%) WAN
6 45 (40.18%) Juniper
6 45 (40.18%) CheckPoint
7 36 (32.14%) Network Security
8 35 (31.25%) F5
9 31 (27.68%) Windows
10 29 (25.89%) Wireless
11 24 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (20.54%) Degree
12 23 (20.54%) Data Centre
13 21 (18.75%) DNS
14 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (16.07%) VoIP
15 18 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (16.07%) Palo Alto
15 18 (16.07%) Windows Server
16 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
16 17 (15.18%) OSPF
16 17 (15.18%) BGP
16 17 (15.18%) DHCP
16 17 (15.18%) ITIL
17 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.29%) SC Cleared
18 15 (13.39%) Load Balancing
18 15 (13.39%) Office 365

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 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Office 365
2 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.46%) iPaaS
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.89%) IaaS
5 1 (0.89%) PaaS
5 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (46.43%) Firewall
2 50 (44.64%) LAN
2 50 (44.64%) WAN
3 36 (32.14%) Network Security
4 29 (25.89%) Wireless
5 24 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (18.75%) DNS
7 18 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (16.07%) VoIP
8 17 (15.18%) BGP
8 17 (15.18%) DHCP
8 17 (15.18%) OSPF
9 15 (13.39%) VPN
10 14 (12.50%) MPLS
10 14 (12.50%) VLAN
11 13 (11.61%) TCP/IP
12 10 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (8.04%) Cisco Firepower
13 9 (8.04%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) DB2
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Hudson
1 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Retail
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (48.21%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.07%) Network Security Engineer
2 18 (16.07%) Security Engineer
3 14 (12.50%) Analyst
4 13 (11.61%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (11.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 8 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.36%) Architect
9 5 (4.46%) LAN Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Network Support
10 4 (3.57%) Information Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) CCTV
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.89%) Handset
6 1 (0.89%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.68%) Windows
2 18 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.14%) Linux
4 4 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.68%) HPUX
5 3 (2.68%) Solaris
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.79%) Unix
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.89%) AIX
7 1 (0.89%) MVS
7 1 (0.89%) VME
7 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.18%) ITIL
2 15 (13.39%) Load Balancing
3 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (8.93%) Network Design
3 10 (8.93%) Network Management
4 8 (7.14%) Migration
5 7 (6.25%) Information Security
6 6 (5.36%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.36%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.46%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.46%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (4.46%) TOGAF
8 4 (3.57%) Change Control
8 4 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.57%) Project Management
8 4 (3.57%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.68%) SQL
2 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.79%) PHP
2 2 (1.79%) Tcl
3 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (50.89%) CCNP
3 23 (20.54%) Degree
4 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
6 16 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 11 (9.82%) MCSE
8 8 (7.14%) CCSA
9 6 (5.36%) CCENT
9 6 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (5.36%) MCSA
10 5 (4.46%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (3.57%) CCDP
11 4 (3.57%) CISSP
11 4 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (2.68%) CCIE
12 3 (2.68%) CCSE
12 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.57%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.68%) vSphere
4 2 (1.79%) NFS
4 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.79%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.89%) vCloud
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Nagios
2 3 (2.68%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.68%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (1.79%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.79%) Grafana
3 2 (1.79%) SCCM
3 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.79%) vRealize
4 1 (0.89%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (91.07%) Cisco
2 45 (40.18%) CheckPoint
2 45 (40.18%) Juniper
3 35 (31.25%) F5
4 18 (16.07%) Palo Alto
5 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 13 (11.61%) HP
7 11 (9.82%) Fortinet
8 9 (8.04%) VMware
9 8 (7.14%) Meraki
10 6 (5.36%) Citrix
10 6 (5.36%) Extreme Networks
11 5 (4.46%) Aruba
11 5 (4.46%) Gemalto
11 5 (4.46%) Moogsoft
11 5 (4.46%) Remedy
12 3 (2.68%) Infoblox
12 3 (2.68%) IronPort
12 3 (2.68%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds