Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 169 173
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 -32
Contract jobs citing CCNA 50 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.88% 0.86% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.07% 4.71% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 44
North West median daily rate £380 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +20.83% -20.00%
10th Percentile £194 £193 £163
90th Percentile £494 £591 £447
England median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £162.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.38% +622.22% -
10th Percentile £16.80 £156.25 £17.58
90th Percentile £41.00 £168.75 £23.75
England median hourly rate £25.69 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.58% +22.22% +12.50%

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 986 1253 1699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.29% 18.33% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 737 958
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £204 £225 £253
90th Percentile £550 £600 £573
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 56 108
North West median hourly rate £38.88 £26.25 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.10% -13.99% +54.53%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.13 £15.31
90th Percentile £53.60 £53.25 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

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 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 +18 26 £375 +15.38% 12
Cheshire +1 11 £425 +30.77% 2
Cumbria - 8 £405 -
Lancashire -2 2 - - 1
Merseyside +3 1 - -
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (74.00%) Cisco
3 29 (58.00%) Firewall
4 26 (52.00%) CCNP
5 20 (40.00%) LAN
6 19 (38.00%) WAN
6 19 (38.00%) ITIL
7 18 (36.00%) Juniper
8 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
9 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
9 14 (28.00%) CheckPoint
10 13 (26.00%) MPLS
10 13 (26.00%) Change Management
10 13 (26.00%) Windows
10 13 (26.00%) Network Security
11 12 (24.00%) DHCP
11 12 (24.00%) DNS
12 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
13 10 (20.00%) ISDN
13 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
14 9 (18.00%) ADSL
14 9 (18.00%) VPN
14 9 (18.00%) VLAN
15 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
15 8 (16.00%) CCIE
16 7 (14.00%) VMware
17 6 (12.00%) Wireless
17 6 (12.00%) Service Management
17 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery

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 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (58.00%) Firewall
2 20 (40.00%) LAN
3 19 (38.00%) WAN
4 13 (26.00%) MPLS
4 13 (26.00%) Network Security
5 12 (24.00%) DHCP
5 12 (24.00%) DNS
6 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (20.00%) ISDN
7 9 (18.00%) ADSL
7 9 (18.00%) VLAN
7 9 (18.00%) VPN
8 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (12.00%) Junos
9 6 (12.00%) Wireless
10 4 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
10 4 (8.00%) IGMP
10 4 (8.00%) NAS
10 4 (8.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Network Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Security Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Firewall Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Replication
2 4 (8.00%) User Experience
3 3 (6.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Change Management
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
3 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.00%) Service Management
4 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.00%) Network Design
4 4 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (8.00%) SIEM
5 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.00%) ITSM
6 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.00%) Network Management
6 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (2.00%) Change Control
7 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (52.00%) CCNP
3 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.00%) CCIE
6 5 (10.00%) CCSP
6 5 (10.00%) JNCIA
6 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (8.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 4 (8.00%) MCSE
8 3 (6.00%) A+ Certification
8 3 (6.00%) MCP
9 2 (4.00%) CISSP
9 2 (4.00%) CWNA
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (4.00%) MCSA
10 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (2.00%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) Juniper
3 14 (28.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.00%) VMware
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.00%) Capita
7 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.00%) Redback
8 2 (4.00%) McAfee
8 2 (4.00%) Remedy
9 1 (2.00%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.00%) Avaya
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix
9 1 (2.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) Huawei
9 1 (2.00%) Meraki
9 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.00%) Veeam