Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 136 154
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 +19
Contract jobs citing CCNA 32 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.64% 1.10% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.58% 4.88% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 18
Scotland median daily rate £300 £263 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -10.53%
10th Percentile £122 £200 £175
90th Percentile £401 £348 £558
UK median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year -2.99% +3.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £31.25 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +58.23% -34.17%
10th Percentile £25.13 £17.60 £16.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.55 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £26.13 £27.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.86% +23.33% +12.50%

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 699 984 987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.04% 22.47% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 607 518
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
10th Percentile £206 £240 £215
90th Percentile £524 £457 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 29
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £38.50 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +40.31% +50.36%
10th Percentile £12.87 £12.40 £13.80
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.30 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £26.35 £26.25 £24.41
% change year-on-year +0.36% +7.55% +28.46%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -2 18 £220 -26.67% 1
Aberdeen -4 6 £373 -
North Lanarkshire -5 3 - -
Glasgow -17 2 - -
Dundee - 2 £313 - 2
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (93.75%) Cisco
3 18 (56.25%) Wireless
4 17 (53.13%) Firewall
4 17 (53.13%) LAN
5 16 (50.00%) WAN
6 13 (40.63%) CCNP
7 11 (34.38%) BGP
8 9 (28.13%) VPN
8 9 (28.13%) HP
8 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
9 7 (21.88%) Windows
9 7 (21.88%) MPLS
9 7 (21.88%) Project Management
10 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 6 (18.75%) SNMP
10 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.75%) SSH
10 6 (18.75%) Network Design
10 6 (18.75%) Degree
10 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
11 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (15.63%) VMware
11 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (15.63%) VoIP
11 5 (15.63%) Unix
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft

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 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Wireless
2 17 (53.13%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) LAN
3 16 (50.00%) WAN
4 11 (34.38%) BGP
5 9 (28.13%) VPN
6 7 (21.88%) MPLS
7 6 (18.75%) SNMP
7 6 (18.75%) SSH
7 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 5 (15.63%) SAN
8 5 (15.63%) VoIP
9 4 (12.50%) Network Security
9 4 (12.50%) OSPF
10 3 (9.38%) DHCP
10 3 (9.38%) DNS
10 3 (9.38%) Internet
10 3 (9.38%) IPv6
11 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
11 2 (6.25%) IPsec
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Network Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) ICT Support
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Network Design
2 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Biometrics
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Measurement
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Transformation Strategy
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Network Segmentation
6 1 (3.13%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (40.63%) CCNP
3 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (12.50%) MCSA
6 3 (9.38%) ACSA
6 3 (9.38%) MCSE
6 3 (9.38%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (9.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
7 2 (6.25%) CCENT
7 2 (6.25%) CCIE
7 2 (6.25%) MCITP
7 2 (6.25%) MCTS
8 1 (3.13%) CISSP
8 1 (3.13%) CWNA
8 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Juniper
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Sophos
4 4 (12.50%) Veeam
5 3 (9.38%) Apple
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) Dell
5 3 (9.38%) F5
5 3 (9.38%) Google
5 3 (9.38%) Symantec
5 3 (9.38%) Veritas
6 2 (6.25%) Avaya
6 2 (6.25%) Brocade
6 2 (6.25%) Meru Networks
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) EMC