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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England / North West
Rank 105 122 109
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 23 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.90% 0.91% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.77% 4.37% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 12
Median daily rate £315 £220 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.18% -19.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +9.13% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £96.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -86.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.94 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.65% -2.38%  

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 482 801 732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.78% 20.88% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 398 332
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 68
Median hourly rate £42.24 £40.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -19.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +16 17 £295 +40.47% 13
Cheshire +27 3 £304 +44.64% 3
Cumbria +3 2 £381 - 1
Merseyside -2 1 - - 2
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 53 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (90.57%) Cisco
3 43 (81.13%) LAN
4 41 (77.36%) WAN
5 27 (50.94%) Firewall
6 22 (41.51%) CCNP
7 19 (35.85%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (30.19%) ITIL
8 16 (30.19%) Juniper
9 11 (20.75%) VoIP
9 11 (20.75%) Network Security
10 10 (18.87%) VLAN
10 10 (18.87%) CheckPoint
10 10 (18.87%) Intel Security
10 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
11 9 (16.98%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (16.98%) SolarWinds
11 9 (16.98%) Forcepoint
11 9 (16.98%) VPN
11 9 (16.98%) DNS
11 9 (16.98%) CCIE
11 9 (16.98%) Network Design
11 9 (16.98%) VMware
12 8 (15.09%) Wireless
12 8 (15.09%) CCDP
12 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
12 8 (15.09%) F5
13 7 (13.21%) Network Architecture
13 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
13 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared

CCNA
Top Related 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 1 (1.89%) Confluence
1 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (81.13%) LAN
2 41 (77.36%) WAN
3 27 (50.94%) Firewall
4 19 (35.85%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (20.75%) Network Security
5 11 (20.75%) VoIP
6 10 (18.87%) VLAN
7 9 (16.98%) DNS
7 9 (16.98%) VPN
8 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
8 8 (15.09%) Wireless
9 7 (13.21%) BGP
9 7 (13.21%) DHCP
9 7 (13.21%) EIGRP
9 7 (13.21%) OSPF
10 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (9.43%) Internet
12 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
12 4 (7.55%) IGRP
12 4 (7.55%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.55%) Local Government
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Network Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Network Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Hardware Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.66%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.55%) Unix
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Network Design
2 9 (16.98%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (13.21%) Network Architecture
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.55%) High Availability
5 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.55%) Migration
5 4 (7.55%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.77%) ITSM
7 2 (3.77%) Time Management
8 1 (1.89%) Document Management
8 1 (1.89%) Informatics
8 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.89%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (41.51%) CCNP
3 9 (16.98%) CCIE
4 8 (15.09%) CCDP
5 7 (13.21%) MCSE
5 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.43%) Degree
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (7.55%) CCDA
8 2 (3.77%) ISEB
8 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (3.77%) MCSA
8 2 (3.77%) VCAP
8 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) MCITP
9 1 (1.89%) NCDA
9 1 (1.89%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.43%) vSphere
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (90.57%) Cisco
2 16 (30.19%) Juniper
3 10 (18.87%) CheckPoint
3 10 (18.87%) Intel Security
4 9 (16.98%) Forcepoint
4 9 (16.98%) SolarWinds
4 9 (16.98%) VMware
5 8 (15.09%) F5
6 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix
7 5 (9.43%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.89%) Avaya
8 1 (1.89%) Canon
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) Draytek
8 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.89%) Infor
8 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.89%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £150 to £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago