Period
to 26 May 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 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 West
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 148 152
Rank change year-on-year -30 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing CCNA 40 57 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 1.04% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 5.49% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 44
North West median daily rate £300 £315 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25% -13.51%
10th Percentile £208 £163 £170
90th Percentile £408 £409 £365
England median daily rate £338 £338 £320
% change year-on-year - +5.47% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +38.89% -31.21%
10th Percentile £24.75 £16.63 £12.15
90th Percentile £37.50 £19.88 £18.45
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 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 1,062 1,039 1,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.09% 18.97% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 561 838
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%
10th Percentile £208 £245 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £559
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 108 81
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +59.24%
10th Percentile £14.68 £11.31 £15.75
90th Percentile £67.50 £55.00 £57.75
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 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 26 May 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 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
Manchester -28 17 £250 -20.63% 24
Cheshire -17 15 £380 +12.69% 6
Merseyside +11 2 £213 -34.62% 4
Cumbria -7 2 - - 2
Lancashire -2 1 £325 +23.81%
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 West region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (85.00%) Cisco
3 20 (50.00%) Firewall
3 20 (50.00%) LAN
4 18 (45.00%) WAN
5 17 (42.50%) CCNP
6 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (37.50%) ITIL
8 9 (22.50%) Windows
8 9 (22.50%) Service Management
8 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
8 9 (22.50%) Network Security
8 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
9 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.50%) VPN
10 7 (17.50%) Juniper
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
11 6 (15.00%) Change Control
11 6 (15.00%) VLAN
11 6 (15.00%) Degree
11 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (12.50%) VMware
12 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (12.50%) Wireless
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (12.50%) MPLS
12 5 (12.50%) Project Management
12 5 (12.50%) DHCP

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 (7.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) Firewall
1 20 (50.00%) LAN
2 18 (45.00%) WAN
3 9 (22.50%) Network Security
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (17.50%) VPN
5 6 (15.00%) VLAN
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (12.50%) DHCP
6 5 (12.50%) MPLS
6 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (12.50%) Wireless
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
8 3 (7.50%) VoIP
9 2 (5.00%) BGP
9 2 (5.00%) DNS
9 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (5.00%) OSPF
9 2 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Local Government
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) CCTV
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
2 9 (22.50%) Service Management
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.00%) Change Control
4 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Process Management
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (5.00%) ITSM
8 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (42.50%) CCNP
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.00%) CCIE
5 4 (10.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) CWNA
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.00%) MBA
6 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (5.00%) PMP
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.50%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) MCTS
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) Juniper
4 5 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Capita
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) F5
5 2 (5.00%) Splunk
6 1 (2.50%) arcserve
6 1 (2.50%) Bomgar
6 1 (2.50%) CA
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) ForeScout
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.50%) Meraki
6 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos