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 27 June 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 55 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 5 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.86% 2.05% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 6.34% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 8
Median daily rate £300 £265 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% -7.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £231 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £345 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £34.70 £18.75
% change year-on-year -42.36% +85.06%  

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 154 284 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 26.46% 32.38% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 164 104
Median daily rate £450 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) CCNP
4 11 (47.83%) Unified Communications
5 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
6 8 (34.78%) CCIE
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco UCCE
7 6 (26.09%) VoIP
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless
9 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
9 4 (17.39%) Migration
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
9 4 (17.39%) WAN
10 3 (13.04%) HNC
10 3 (13.04%) HND
10 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
10 3 (13.04%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.70%) 4G
11 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
11 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
11 2 (8.70%) CCENT
11 2 (8.70%) LTE
11 2 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
11 2 (8.70%) Unix
11 2 (8.70%) Perl

CCNA
Co-occurring 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 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Unified Communications
2 6 (26.09%) VoIP
3 5 (21.74%) Wireless
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (8.70%) 2G
6 2 (8.70%) 3G
6 2 (8.70%) 4G
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.70%) LTE
6 2 (8.70%) OSPF
6 2 (8.70%) PBX
7 1 (4.35%) BGP
7 1 (4.35%) CTI
7 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.35%) MPLS
7 1 (4.35%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MS Access
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) IVR
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) MODAF
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (65.22%) CCNP
3 8 (34.78%) CCIE
4 3 (13.04%) HNC
4 3 (13.04%) HND
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) CCENT
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) CCDA
6 1 (4.35%) CCIP
6 1 (4.35%) CCVP
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco UCCE
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Avaya
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) Aruba
3 1 (4.35%) Clearswift
3 1 (4.35%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) Nortel
3 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds