The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 24 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.80% 1.85% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% 8.00% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £475 £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +64.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £390 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +1.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +33.56% -2.38%  

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 Slough.

Academic & Professional Certification
Slough
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23 50 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 16.08% 23.15% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 29
Median daily rate £350 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +16.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £530 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.85% -18.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Slough

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (66.67%) CCIP
4 6 (66.67%) MPLS
5 5 (55.56%) IPv4
5 5 (55.56%) IPv6
5 5 (55.56%) Juniper
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
5 5 (55.56%) ATM
5 5 (55.56%) Frame Relay
5 5 (55.56%) IPTV
6 4 (44.44%) JNCIA
6 4 (44.44%) Huawei
6 4 (44.44%) STB
6 4 (44.44%) IGMP
6 4 (44.44%) VLAN
6 4 (44.44%) VPLS
6 4 (44.44%) Middleware
6 4 (44.44%) FTP
6 4 (44.44%) HTTP
6 4 (44.44%) SNMP
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (44.44%) OSPF
6 4 (44.44%) BGP
6 4 (44.44%) ICMP
6 4 (44.44%) RSVP

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) ATM
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
3 5 (55.56%) Frame Relay
3 5 (55.56%) IPv4
3 5 (55.56%) IPv6
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) FTP
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) ICMP
4 4 (44.44%) IGMP
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) RSVP
4 4 (44.44%) SNMP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) VPLS
4 4 (44.44%) VRRP
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) IPTV
2 4 (44.44%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (44.44%) STB
2 4 (44.44%) Video on Demand
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCIP
3 4 (44.44%) JNCIA
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Huawei
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) Brocade
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft