The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.20% 3.60% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 9.76% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £225 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.77% +21.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £290 £300
% change year-on-year +7.75% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.17 -
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 Portsmouth.

Academic & Professional Certification
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 75 41 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 44.91% 36.94% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 17
Median daily rate £400 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +37.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +187.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £20.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £47.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNA in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Portsmouth

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) IOS XR
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed