The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 108 112
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 17 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.79% 1.67% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.38% 6.51% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 6
Median daily rate £220 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.91% -0.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £179 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £361 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £34.70 £20.75
% change year-on-year -42.36% +67.22%  

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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 316 753 517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.74% 25.67% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 432 255
Median daily rate £375 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 27
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Scotland

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Scotland

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Scotland

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Edinburgh +17 8 £220 - 1
Glasgow +1 8 £225 -35.71% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) LAN
4 11 (55.00%) WAN
5 9 (45.00%) Wireless
6 8 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (35.00%) Network Design
7 7 (35.00%) BGP
7 7 (35.00%) VPN
7 7 (35.00%) CCNP
7 7 (35.00%) HP
8 6 (30.00%) Unix
8 6 (30.00%) OSPF
9 5 (25.00%) Internet
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (20.00%) Network Security
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (15.00%) VoIP
11 3 (15.00%) CISSP
11 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (15.00%) IPv6
11 3 (15.00%) Finance
11 3 (15.00%) Change Management
11 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
11 3 (15.00%) EIGRP

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 11 (55.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) Wireless
4 7 (35.00%) BGP
4 7 (35.00%) VPN
5 6 (30.00%) OSPF
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
8 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (15.00%) IPv6
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
9 2 (10.00%) DHCP
9 2 (10.00%) DNS
9 2 (10.00%) MPLS
9 2 (10.00%) SAN
9 2 (10.00%) VSAN
9 2 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) CentOS
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (35.00%) Network Design
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Network Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Chat Support
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.00%) IT Audit
6 1 (5.00%) Process Management
6 1 (5.00%) QMS
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) CISSP
4 2 (10.00%) CISA
4 2 (10.00%) CISM
4 2 (10.00%) CRISC
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) QA
3 2 (10.00%) COBIT
3 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 2 (10.00%) Brocade
4 2 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam