Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 157 129
Rank change year-on-year -13 -28 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNA 30 27 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.56% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.53% 3.86% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 29
Scotland median daily rate £313 £220 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.05% -24.14% +11.54%
10th Percentile £163 £121 £200
90th Percentile £438 £429 £373
UK median daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 13
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £26.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -34.38% +102.53%
10th Percentile £12.75 £25.19 £23.10
90th Percentile £19.50 £31.51 £42.80
UK median hourly rate £20.82 £32.25 £29.75
% change year-on-year -35.43% +8.40% +32.22%

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 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 851 699 1,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.81% 14.44% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 385 711
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +9.85% -2.22%
10th Percentile £215 £210 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 57
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £29.40 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.52% -22.63% +78.82%
10th Percentile £12.93 £13.22 £14.60
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.50 £42.40
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +19.57%

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 October 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 October 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 -5 15 £313 +42.05% 1
Glasgow -9 9 £175 - 5
Scottish Borders - 2 £375 -
Aberdeen +10 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £175 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 28 (93.33%) Cisco
3 21 (70.00%) CCNP
4 18 (60.00%) LAN
5 15 (50.00%) WAN
6 14 (46.67%) Firewall
7 9 (30.00%) OSPF
7 9 (30.00%) BGP
7 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (26.67%) Internet
8 8 (26.67%) Migration
9 7 (23.33%) DSL
9 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
9 7 (23.33%) Juniper
9 7 (23.33%) VPN
9 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
9 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (20.00%) xDSL
10 6 (20.00%) BC Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (20.00%) RIP
10 6 (20.00%) ADSL
10 6 (20.00%) ATM
10 6 (20.00%) MPLS
10 6 (20.00%) EIGRP
11 4 (13.33%) SDH
11 4 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent

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 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) LAN
2 15 (50.00%) WAN
3 14 (46.67%) Firewall
4 9 (30.00%) BGP
4 9 (30.00%) OSPF
4 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (26.67%) Internet
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (23.33%) DSL
6 7 (23.33%) VPN
7 6 (20.00%) ADSL
7 6 (20.00%) ATM
7 6 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (20.00%) MPLS
7 6 (20.00%) RIP
7 6 (20.00%) xDSL
8 4 (13.33%) DWDM
8 4 (13.33%) Network Security
8 4 (13.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
General
1 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Check Point Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) GIS Support
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Change Control
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.33%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (3.33%) Proactive Management
4 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (70.00%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (10.00%) CCDP
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) CCIE
6 2 (6.67%) CCIP
7 1 (3.33%) CCSP
7 1 (3.33%) CISSP
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
1 2 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Icinga
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (23.33%) Juniper
3 4 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (13.33%) Nortel
4 3 (10.00%) Aruba
4 3 (10.00%) Brocade
4 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (10.00%) ProCurve
5 2 (6.67%) Ciena
5 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.67%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Huawei
5 2 (6.67%) McAfee
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft