Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 128 153
Rank change year-on-year -16 +25 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNA 37 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.78% 1.09% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.66% 5.14% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 15
Scotland median daily rate £325 £263 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.81% +16.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £202 £209 £175
90th Percentile £406 £374 £465
UK median daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year - +4.84% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £19.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -1.27% -34.17%
10th Percentile £25.13 £16.70 £16.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £21.90 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £24.25 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.90% +13.33% +7.14%

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 654 797 990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.81% 21.26% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 478 524
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% -2.86% +0.73%
10th Percentile £208 £232 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 24
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +72.84% -31.36%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.52 £13.30
90th Percentile £41.19 £52.00 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +42.11%

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 January 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 January 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
Edinburgh -18 19 £300 -20.00% 4
Aberdeen +9 9 £373 -
North Lanarkshire -3 3 - -
Dundee - 3 £325 -
Glasgow -21 1 £200 -11.11% 1
Moray - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (97.30%) Cisco
3 22 (59.46%) Wireless
4 20 (54.05%) CCNP
4 20 (54.05%) LAN
4 20 (54.05%) WAN
5 15 (40.54%) Firewall
6 12 (32.43%) VPN
7 11 (29.73%) BGP
8 10 (27.03%) Project Management
8 10 (27.03%) MPLS
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (24.32%) VoIP
9 9 (24.32%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) Degree
10 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
11 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
12 6 (16.22%) Apple
12 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
12 6 (16.22%) HP
12 6 (16.22%) Google
12 6 (16.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (13.51%) SSH
13 5 (13.51%) Finance
13 5 (13.51%) Juniper
13 5 (13.51%) SNMP
14 4 (10.81%) ITIL
14 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
14 4 (10.81%) OSPF
14 4 (10.81%) IPsec

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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) G Suite
1 3 (8.11%) Google Drive
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Wireless
2 20 (54.05%) LAN
2 20 (54.05%) WAN
3 15 (40.54%) Firewall
4 12 (32.43%) VPN
5 11 (29.73%) BGP
6 10 (27.03%) MPLS
7 9 (24.32%) VoIP
8 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.51%) SNMP
9 5 (13.51%) SSH
10 4 (10.81%) IPsec
10 4 (10.81%) OSPF
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (8.11%) DHCP
11 3 (8.11%) DNS
11 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
11 3 (8.11%) IPv6
11 3 (8.11%) SAN
11 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Network Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Network Support
3 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Senior IT Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Technology Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) iPad
3 3 (8.11%) iPhone
3 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
3 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Project Management
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre Operations
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) CRM
3 3 (8.11%) Database Tuning
3 3 (8.11%) Network Design
3 3 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Biometrics
4 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Strategy
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Measurement
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Resilience
5 1 (2.70%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (2.70%) Network Segmentation
5 1 (2.70%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (54.05%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 6 (16.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (10.81%) CCENT
6 3 (8.11%) ACSA
6 3 (8.11%) MCSE
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (8.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.41%) CCIE
7 2 (5.41%) CISSP
7 2 (5.41%) MCITP
7 2 (5.41%) MCSA
7 2 (5.41%) MCTS
8 1 (2.70%) CWNA
8 1 (2.70%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Apple
3 6 (16.22%) Google
3 6 (16.22%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Juniper
5 3 (8.11%) CA
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
5 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (8.11%) Sophos
5 3 (8.11%) Symantec
5 3 (8.11%) Veeam
5 3 (8.11%) Veritas
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Brocade
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Meru Networks
6 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Aruba