Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 209 227
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 -63
Contract jobs citing CCNA 74 125 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.66% 0.97% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 4.77% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 76 101
North of England median daily rate £310 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +12.07% -7.94%
10th Percentile £186 £219 £148
90th Percentile £493 £531 £413
England median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
North of England median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £15.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +28.99% -13.93%
10th Percentile £15.47 £16.55 £13.28
90th Percentile £36.00 £112.30 £21.43
England median hourly rate £21.87 £25.69 £35.00
% change year-on-year -14.88% -26.61% +93.05%

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 1,865 2,623 3,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 16.63% 20.37% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,168 1,670 1,815
North of England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £207 £228 £248
90th Percentile £551 £575 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 161 175
North of England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.86% - +30.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.55 £13.32
90th Percentile £54.20 £51.50 £47.96
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.14% +41.71%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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
North West -24 38 £363 +11.54% 34
Yorkshire -9 33 £275 -21.43% 31
North East +38 3 £291 -10.38% 4
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (77.03%) Cisco
3 35 (47.30%) Firewall
4 34 (45.95%) CCNP
5 29 (39.19%) WAN
6 28 (37.84%) LAN
7 19 (25.68%) ITIL
8 18 (24.32%) Windows
9 17 (22.97%) VMware
9 17 (22.97%) Network Security
10 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
11 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
12 13 (17.57%) VPN
12 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
12 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
13 12 (16.22%) DNS
13 12 (16.22%) DHCP
14 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
14 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
14 11 (14.86%) MPLS
14 11 (14.86%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (13.51%) CCIE
15 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
15 10 (13.51%) Project Management
16 9 (12.16%) Wireless
16 9 (12.16%) Juniper
17 8 (10.81%) VLAN
17 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
18 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification

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 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) OpenDNS
3 2 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (47.30%) Firewall
2 29 (39.19%) WAN
3 28 (37.84%) LAN
4 17 (22.97%) Network Security
5 13 (17.57%) VPN
6 12 (16.22%) DHCP
6 12 (16.22%) DNS
7 11 (14.86%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (14.86%) MPLS
8 9 (12.16%) Wireless
9 8 (10.81%) VLAN
10 6 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (6.76%) ADSL
11 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
11 5 (6.76%) IPsec
11 5 (6.76%) ISDN
11 5 (6.76%) VoIP
12 4 (5.41%) BGP
12 4 (5.41%) EIGRP
12 4 (5.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.05%) Local Government
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Network Specialist
7 5 (6.76%) Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.41%) Architect
8 4 (5.41%) IP Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) BYOD
4 1 (1.35%) CCTV
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Windows
2 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.70%) Linux
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.35%) Android
8 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Project Management
2 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.11%) Change Management
3 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.76%) Network Management
4 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.41%) Process Improvement
5 4 (5.41%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.05%) Migration
6 3 (4.05%) Network Design
7 2 (2.70%) DevOps
7 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.70%) Line Management
7 2 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.70%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) Go
2 1 (1.35%) Java
2 1 (1.35%) Python
2 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (45.95%) CCNP
3 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
4 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
5 10 (13.51%) CCIE
6 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 5 (6.76%) MCSE
8 4 (5.41%) CCSP
9 3 (4.05%) MCP
10 2 (2.70%) CCSA
10 2 (2.70%) CWNA
10 2 (2.70%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.70%) MCTS
10 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.35%) CCSE
11 1 (1.35%) CEH
11 1 (1.35%) Degree
11 1 (1.35%) MBA
11 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) Ansible
4 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.35%) Nessus
4 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) Puppet
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (77.03%) Cisco
2 17 (22.97%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
3 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.16%) Juniper
5 6 (8.11%) F5
6 5 (6.76%) Citrix
7 4 (5.41%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) Capita
9 2 (2.70%) Meraki
9 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.70%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.70%) Splunk
10 1 (1.35%) Dell
10 1 (1.35%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.35%) Google
10 1 (1.35%) Veeam
10 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard