The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 45 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 18 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.69% 2.38% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.29% 8.39% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 5
Median daily rate £350 £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £231 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £274
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.72% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.94 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +21.65% +5.12%  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 175 286 322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 26.16% 28.34% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 145 166
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.55 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +65.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Reading

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Reading over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Reading

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Reading

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 65 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (86.15%) CCNP
3 54 (83.08%) Cisco
4 33 (50.77%) CCIE
5 26 (40.00%) Unified Communications
6 23 (35.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 23 (35.38%) VoIP
6 23 (35.38%) Telecoms
7 21 (32.31%) Juniper
8 19 (29.23%) Cisco UCCX
9 18 (27.69%) Cisco UCCE
9 18 (27.69%) Migration
10 15 (23.08%) Firewall
11 14 (21.54%) WAN
12 13 (20.00%) ITIL
13 12 (18.46%) 2G
13 12 (18.46%) 3G
13 12 (18.46%) 4G
14 11 (16.92%) Huawei
14 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
15 10 (15.38%) Nokia
15 10 (15.38%) Wireshark
15 10 (15.38%) MPLS
16 9 (13.85%) OSPF
16 9 (13.85%) Back Office
16 9 (13.85%) Network Design
16 9 (13.85%) Ericsson
16 9 (13.85%) Nokia Networks
17 8 (12.31%) BGP
18 7 (10.77%) SNMP

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 23 (35.38%) VoIP
3 15 (23.08%) Firewall
4 14 (21.54%) WAN
5 12 (18.46%) 2G
5 12 (18.46%) 3G
5 12 (18.46%) 4G
6 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
7 10 (15.38%) MPLS
7 10 (15.38%) Wireshark
8 9 (13.85%) OSPF
9 8 (12.31%) BGP
10 7 (10.77%) LAN
10 7 (10.77%) SNMP
11 6 (9.23%) Ethernet
11 6 (9.23%) PPP
11 6 (9.23%) xDSL
12 5 (7.69%) CTI
12 5 (7.69%) VPN
12 5 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (35.38%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.85%) Back Office
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Network Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) Design Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) VoIP Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Network Administrator
9 1 (1.54%) 4G Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) XML
1 2 (3.08%) XMPP
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) IVR
1 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Unix
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Solaris
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Migration
2 13 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (13.85%) Network Design
4 6 (9.23%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.69%) Network Management
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) High Availability
7 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.08%) Line Management
8 2 (3.08%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.54%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (1.54%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (1.54%) Project Management
9 1 (1.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) Perl
3 1 (1.54%) Python
3 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (86.15%) CCNP
3 33 (50.77%) CCIE
4 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) CCVP
5 4 (6.15%) HNC
5 4 (6.15%) HND
6 3 (4.62%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.08%) CCDA
7 2 (3.08%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (3.08%) Degree
7 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.08%) SCSA
7 2 (3.08%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.54%) CCDP
8 1 (1.54%) CCIP
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (29.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 18 (27.69%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.54%) Nagios
5 1 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 54 (83.08%) Cisco
2 21 (32.31%) Juniper
3 11 (16.92%) Huawei
4 10 (15.38%) Nokia
5 9 (13.85%) Ericsson
5 9 (13.85%) Nokia Networks
6 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.15%) F5
8 3 (4.62%) HP
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle
9 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.08%) Sun
9 2 (3.08%) Veritas
10 1 (1.54%) Avaya
10 1 (1.54%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.54%) EMC
10 1 (1.54%) Mitel
10 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.54%) VMware