Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 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
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 142 161
Rank change year-on-year +36 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing CCNA 19 65 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 1.21% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 5.60% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 31
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £174 £243 £225
90th Percentile £495 £539 £450
England median daily rate £394 £360 £396
% change year-on-year +9.38% -9.15% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.79% -27.50%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +7.14% +46.09% +11.91%

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 478 1,161 1,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.65% 21.62% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 673 650
Median daily rate £450 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% +2.50%
10th Percentile £185 £175 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
England median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 94 113
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.71 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.97% +5.90% -25.40%
10th Percentile £15.02 £13.41 £14.85
90th Percentile £60.85 £54.70 £55.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCNA in the North West.

Daily rate trend for CCNA in the North West

CCNA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCNA in the North West over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CCNA in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCNA in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for CCNA in the North West

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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 25 November 2020. 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
Cumbria +24 8 £459 +66.91% 1
Manchester +12 7 £325 +12.07% 17
Merseyside +33 4 £210 -60.00% 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) WAN
3 11 (57.89%) LAN
4 9 (47.37%) CCNP
5 8 (42.11%) Firewall
6 7 (36.84%) Network Security
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Converged Networks
6 7 (36.84%) Broadband
6 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Wireless
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Azure
8 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
9 2 (10.53%) Office 365
9 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
9 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
9 2 (10.53%) VMware
9 2 (10.53%) Windows
9 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) Citrix
9 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory

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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) LAN
1 11 (57.89%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) Broadband
3 7 (36.84%) Converged Networks
3 7 (36.84%) Network Security
3 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) WLAN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
2 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) CCNP
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Aruba
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) Meraki
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft