Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 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 West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 152 171
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19 0
Contract jobs citing CCNA 57 53 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.97% 0.93% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 5.21% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 38
North West median daily rate £373 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +7.59% +11.54%
10th Percentile £226 £211 £193
90th Percentile £449 £500 £591
England median daily rate £393 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +20.77% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £90.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% -55.68% +301.11%
10th Percentile £20.05 £39.00 £30.48
90th Percentile £32.00 £41.00 £153.83
England median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +11.54% +1.96% +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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,117 1,017 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.92% 17.76% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 581 768
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £232
90th Percentile £588 £550 £600
England median daily rate £450 £426 £425
% change year-on-year +5.76% +0.24% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 80 60
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £38.13 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.93% +45.24% -13.99%
10th Percentile £14.80 £14.87 £12.16
90th Percentile £56.05 £53.20 £54.08
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.69 £25.50
% change year-on-year -2.69% +0.75% +10.87%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the North West

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in the North West

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in the North West

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in the North West

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Manchester +2 38 £325 -14.47% 28
Merseyside +3 8 £373 - 1
Cheshire -6 7 £380 -4.92% 2
Cumbria -8 2 - - 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (96.49%) Cisco
3 28 (49.12%) CCNP
4 24 (42.11%) LAN
5 23 (40.35%) WAN
6 21 (36.84%) Firewall
7 19 (33.33%) Windows
8 17 (29.82%) Juniper
9 16 (28.07%) VoIP
10 12 (21.05%) Degree
11 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
11 11 (19.30%) Office 365
12 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
12 10 (17.54%) Wireless
13 9 (15.79%) Finance
13 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
13 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (14.04%) Meraki
14 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
15 7 (12.28%) F5
15 7 (12.28%) Fortinet
15 7 (12.28%) Network Security
15 7 (12.28%) VPN
15 7 (12.28%) DNS
15 7 (12.28%) DHCP
15 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
16 6 (10.53%) MPLS
16 6 (10.53%) OSPF

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.11%) LAN
2 23 (40.35%) WAN
3 21 (36.84%) Firewall
4 16 (28.07%) VoIP
5 10 (17.54%) Wireless
6 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.28%) DHCP
7 7 (12.28%) DNS
7 7 (12.28%) Network Security
7 7 (12.28%) VPN
8 6 (10.53%) BGP
8 6 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (10.53%) MPLS
8 6 (10.53%) OSPF
8 6 (10.53%) Wireshark
9 5 (8.77%) ISDN
10 4 (7.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (5.26%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.77%) Network Support
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) IT Support
7 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) CCTV
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Handset
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Unix
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (8.77%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Service Management
3 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.26%) Informatics
4 3 (5.26%) Information Security
4 3 (5.26%) ITSM
4 3 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.51%) High Availability
5 2 (3.51%) Migration
5 2 (3.51%) Network Design
5 2 (3.51%) Network Management
5 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (49.12%) CCNP
3 12 (21.05%) Degree
4 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.02%) CCENT
5 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (5.26%) ISEB
6 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CCIE
7 2 (3.51%) GIAC
7 2 (3.51%) MCITP
7 2 (3.51%) MCSE
7 2 (3.51%) MCTS
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PMO
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.51%) Nagios
2 2 (3.51%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 55 (96.49%) Cisco
2 17 (29.82%) Juniper
3 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
4 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.04%) Meraki
6 7 (12.28%) F5
6 7 (12.28%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.53%) Moogsoft
7 6 (10.53%) Remedy
8 4 (7.02%) VMware
9 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.51%) Arista
10 2 (3.51%) Citrix
10 2 (3.51%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.51%) IronPort
10 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.51%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.51%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.75%) Dell
11 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic