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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 121 104
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 20 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 1.09% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.81% 5.30% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 27
Median daily rate £325 £293 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £34.85 £20.75
% change year-on-year -42.61% +67.95%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 525 773 771
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.10% 20.60% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 434 367
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 27 77
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +102.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.39 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CCNA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 10 £281 +40.25% 9
Cheshire +15 8 £328 +0.76% 3
Cumbria - 2 £363 -
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (83.72%) Cisco
3 25 (58.14%) LAN
3 25 (58.14%) WAN
4 21 (48.84%) CCNP
5 19 (44.19%) Firewall
6 17 (39.53%) Juniper
7 12 (27.91%) ITIL
7 12 (27.91%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
8 11 (25.58%) DNS
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
10 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
10 9 (20.93%) VMware
11 8 (18.60%) Wireless
12 7 (16.28%) VLAN
12 7 (16.28%) MPLS
12 7 (16.28%) BGP
12 7 (16.28%) VPN
12 7 (16.28%) DHCP
12 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (16.28%) F5
13 6 (13.95%) High Availability
13 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
13 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
13 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
13 6 (13.95%) Windows
13 6 (13.95%) EIGRP
13 6 (13.95%) 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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) LAN
1 25 (58.14%) WAN
2 19 (44.19%) Firewall
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (25.58%) DNS
5 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
6 8 (18.60%) Wireless
7 7 (16.28%) BGP
7 7 (16.28%) DHCP
7 7 (16.28%) MPLS
7 7 (16.28%) VLAN
7 7 (16.28%) VPN
8 6 (13.95%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (13.95%) EIGRP
8 6 (13.95%) OSPF
9 5 (11.63%) Network Security
9 5 (11.63%) VoIP
10 4 (9.30%) IGRP
10 4 (9.30%) NetScreen
10 4 (9.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.65%) Local Government
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) Life Science
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Online Games
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) High Availability
3 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.63%) Project Management
3 5 (11.63%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) ITSM
5 3 (6.98%) Change Control
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) Informatics
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Network Design
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.33%) Document Management
7 1 (2.33%) Logistics
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (48.84%) CCNP
3 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) CCDP
4 5 (11.63%) CCIE
4 5 (11.63%) MCSE
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.30%) ISEB
5 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (6.98%) Degree
6 3 (6.98%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.98%) MCSA
7 2 (4.65%) CCSP
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.65%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) Juniper
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
4 9 (20.93%) VMware
5 7 (16.28%) F5
6 5 (11.63%) Palo Alto
7 4 (9.30%) Citrix
8 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 1 (2.33%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.33%) Avaya
9 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.33%) CA
9 1 (2.33%) Draytek
9 1 (2.33%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.33%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.33%) McAfee
9 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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