Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 204 201
Rank change year-on-year -32 -3 -22
Contract jobs citing CCNA 85 106 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.71% 0.95% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.03% 5.01% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 69 103
North of England median daily rate £310 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +18.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £187 £211 £170
90th Percentile £540 £448 £410
England median daily rate £338 £338 £320
% change year-on-year - +5.47% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
North of England median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £16.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.71% +3.00% -13.43%
10th Percentile £24.75 £16.30 £12.53
90th Percentile £37.50 £19.75 £29.05
England median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.37% -2.00% +25.00%

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 2,111 2,114 3,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 17.55% 18.86% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,306 1,228 2,047
North of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £205 £225 £234
90th Percentile £558 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 165 144
North of England median hourly rate £31.00 £34.24 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.46% +11.35% +59.95%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.66 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.50 £53.00 £47.97
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -30 40 £300 -4.76% 36
Yorkshire -20 36 £375 -3.23% 33
North East +9 9 £185 -29.46% 3
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (76.47%) Cisco
3 41 (48.24%) CCNP
4 34 (40.00%) Firewall
5 32 (37.65%) WAN
6 28 (32.94%) LAN
6 28 (32.94%) ITIL
7 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
8 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
9 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
10 17 (20.00%) Network Security
10 17 (20.00%) VMware
11 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
11 14 (16.47%) Service Management
11 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
12 13 (15.29%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (15.29%) Windows
12 13 (15.29%) SLA
13 12 (14.12%) VPN
13 12 (14.12%) MPLS
14 11 (12.94%) VoIP
14 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
14 11 (12.94%) F5
15 10 (11.76%) CheckPoint
15 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
16 9 (10.59%) High Availability
17 8 (9.41%) ITIL V3
17 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (9.41%) Finance

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 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.88%) Office 365
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.35%) OpenDNS
4 2 (2.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.00%) Firewall
2 32 (37.65%) WAN
3 28 (32.94%) LAN
4 17 (20.00%) Network Security
5 13 (15.29%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (14.12%) MPLS
6 12 (14.12%) VPN
7 11 (12.94%) VoIP
8 7 (8.24%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (8.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (8.24%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (8.24%) Wireless
9 6 (7.06%) DNS
9 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.06%) VLAN
10 5 (5.88%) BGP
10 5 (5.88%) DHCP
10 5 (5.88%) IPsec
11 4 (4.71%) EIGRP
11 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Local Government
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (48.24%) Network Engineer
2 11 (12.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Security Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Service Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Network Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Project Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) CCTV
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.88%) Linux
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Android
5 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) ITIL
2 14 (16.47%) Service Management
3 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
4 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (10.59%) High Availability
6 8 (9.41%) ITIL V3
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.06%) Change Control
8 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.06%) Migration
8 6 (7.06%) Network Design
8 6 (7.06%) Project Management
9 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.71%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) Python
1 4 (4.71%) Ruby
2 3 (3.53%) C
2 3 (3.53%) Go
2 3 (3.53%) Java
2 3 (3.53%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (48.24%) CCNP
3 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
4 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.06%) Degree
5 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.88%) CCIP
6 5 (5.88%) CCSP
6 5 (5.88%) MCSE
7 4 (4.71%) CCIE
7 4 (4.71%) CCSA
7 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (3.53%) MCP
9 2 (2.35%) CCSE
9 2 (2.35%) CWNA
9 2 (2.35%) MBA
9 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.35%) PMP
9 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.53%) vSphere
4 2 (2.35%) XenApp
5 1 (1.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) FortiGate
1 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
1 4 (4.71%) SCOM
2 3 (3.53%) Ansible
2 3 (3.53%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.18%) Nessus
4 1 (1.18%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.18%) vMotion
4 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (76.47%) Cisco
2 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.00%) VMware
4 11 (12.94%) F5
5 10 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.41%) Juniper
7 3 (3.53%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (3.53%) Citrix
7 3 (3.53%) Civica
7 3 (3.53%) EMC
7 3 (3.53%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.53%) Google
7 3 (3.53%) HP
7 3 (3.53%) NetApp
7 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.53%) TOWER Software
8 2 (2.35%) Capita
8 2 (2.35%) Splunk
9 1 (1.18%) Bomgar
9 1 (1.18%) Ruckus Wireless