Period
to 16 July 2018

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 6 months to 16 July 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 153 131
Rank change year-on-year -28 -22 +41
Contract jobs citing CCNA 30 21 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.53% 0.50% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.19% 3.15% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 28
Scotland median daily rate £200 £220 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -22.12% -5.83%
10th Percentile £163 £128 £170
90th Percentile £525 £405 £380
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 13
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £33.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.09% -17.50% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £32.50 £22.90
90th Percentile £17.40 £33.50 £42.80
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% +24.27% +19.63%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 941 667 1,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.78% 16.01% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 397 718
Scotland median daily rate £364 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +8.85% -1.01%
10th Percentile £213 £206 £220
90th Percentile £528 £517 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.46% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.62 £34.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% -9.93% +37.42%
10th Percentile £12.69 £16.75 £14.06
90th Percentile £63.13 £49.13 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £24.53 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -18.25% +5.26% +26.67%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
Glasgow -12 13 £188 -20.97% 3
Edinburgh -23 8 £275 +25.00% 2
Aberdeen +15 3 £200 -
Renfrewshire -29 1 £270 -34.47%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 £200 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £200 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
Fife - 1 £175 -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco
3 13 (43.33%) Internet
3 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (40.00%) CCNP
4 12 (40.00%) Juniper
4 12 (40.00%) LAN
5 9 (30.00%) WAN
5 9 (30.00%) Firewall
6 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 8 (26.67%) Nortel
7 7 (23.33%) Ethernet
7 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
7 7 (23.33%) BGP
7 7 (23.33%) PuTTY
7 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
7 7 (23.33%) Openreach
8 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (16.67%) DSL
9 5 (16.67%) VPN
9 5 (16.67%) VoIP
10 4 (13.33%) RIP
10 4 (13.33%) ADSL
10 4 (13.33%) ATM
10 4 (13.33%) MPLS
10 4 (13.33%) OSPF
10 4 (13.33%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Internet
2 12 (40.00%) LAN
3 9 (30.00%) Firewall
3 9 (30.00%) WAN
4 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (23.33%) BGP
5 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
5 7 (23.33%) Ethernet
5 7 (23.33%) PuTTY
6 5 (16.67%) DSL
6 5 (16.67%) VoIP
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
7 4 (13.33%) ADSL
7 4 (13.33%) ATM
7 4 (13.33%) MPLS
7 4 (13.33%) Network Security
7 4 (13.33%) OSPF
7 4 (13.33%) RIP
7 4 (13.33%) xDSL
8 3 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Mitel Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Mitel Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) AS400
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) HPUX
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.33%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITSM
4 1 (3.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.33%) Proactive Management
4 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Security
4 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
3 12 (40.00%) CCNP
4 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (13.33%) BC Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) MCSE
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (6.67%) MCP
9 1 (3.33%) CCSP
9 1 (3.33%) CISSP
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (3.33%) Degree
9 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView
1 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) Juniper
3 8 (26.67%) Nortel
4 7 (23.33%) Openreach
5 4 (13.33%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Mitel
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.67%) McAfee
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.33%) Apple
8 1 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) Ciena
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.33%) F5
8 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.33%) Huawei
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) SAP