Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 April 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)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 135 159
Rank change year-on-year -121 +24 -3
Contract jobs citing CCNA 118 262 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 1.68% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 6.12% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 175 169
South East median daily rate £344 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +16.94% -4.62%
10th Percentile £227 £206 £175
90th Percentile £518 £533 £439
England median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year - +3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 19
South East median hourly rate £26.44 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.18% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £28.65 £46.57
England median hourly rate £20.55 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -19.40% +2.00% +31.58%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,833 4,282 5,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.81% 27.53% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,071 2,552 3,061
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £254 £256 £250
90th Percentile £569 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 250 222
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.76 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.63% -20.66% +36.61%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.00 £10.24
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £60.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +9.09% +37.50%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the South East

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in the South East

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the South East over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in the South East

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in the South East

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the South East over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCNA in the South East

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Thames Valley -104 40 £375 - 18
Hampshire -50 27 £320 -11.60% 11
Surrey -18 25 £500 +31.58% 13
Berkshire -79 19 £338 -9.82% 9
Buckinghamshire -37 16 £380 -24.00% 5
West Sussex 0 13 £323 -17.57% 1
Oxfordshire -18 5 £305 +43.53% 4
Middlesex - 5 £288 -
Kent -1 4 £366 +152.59% 9
East Sussex +2 1 £500 - 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 South East region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 118 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (66.95%) Cisco
3 64 (54.24%) CCNP
4 49 (41.53%) Firewall
5 34 (28.81%) WAN
5 34 (28.81%) ITIL
6 32 (27.12%) Windows
7 31 (26.27%) Security Cleared
8 29 (24.58%) LAN
9 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (22.03%) VMware
11 24 (20.34%) Data Centre
12 23 (19.49%) Juniper
12 23 (19.49%) SC Cleared
13 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
14 21 (17.80%) MCSE
14 21 (17.80%) BGP
15 20 (16.95%) MPLS
15 20 (16.95%) OSPF
15 20 (16.95%) VoIP
15 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
15 20 (16.95%) VPN
16 19 (16.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 19 (16.10%) Windows Server
17 18 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (14.41%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
18 17 (14.41%) CCIE
18 17 (14.41%) HP
18 17 (14.41%) CheckPoint

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (6.78%) IIS
1 8 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.54%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (9.32%) Office 365
2 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (41.53%) Firewall
2 34 (28.81%) WAN
3 29 (24.58%) LAN
4 21 (17.80%) BGP
5 20 (16.95%) MPLS
5 20 (16.95%) OSPF
5 20 (16.95%) VoIP
5 20 (16.95%) VPN
6 17 (14.41%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
7 16 (13.56%) DNS
8 15 (12.71%) Wireless
9 14 (11.86%) IPsec
10 12 (10.17%) Ethernet
10 12 (10.17%) Internet
11 11 (9.32%) Network Security
11 11 (9.32%) SAN
12 10 (8.47%) HSRP
13 9 (7.63%) DHCP
13 9 (7.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) Big Data
2 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 13 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (41.53%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.95%) Architect
3 11 (9.32%) Technical Architect
4 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.39%) Consultant
8 4 (3.39%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Network Support
8 4 (3.39%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.39%) Security Specialist
9 3 (2.54%) Network Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) Network Specialist
9 3 (2.54%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.69%) VXML
3 1 (0.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.78%) Clustering
3 3 (2.54%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.54%) PKI
3 3 (2.54%) User Experience
4 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.69%) CMDB
4 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.85%) IVR
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.12%) Windows
2 19 (16.10%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.47%) Linux
4 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.39%) Check Point GAiA
7 3 (2.54%) Unix
7 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.54%) Windows NT
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.85%) CentOS
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) ITIL
2 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
2 15 (12.71%) TOGAF
3 14 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (11.86%) Project Management
4 13 (11.02%) Migration
5 11 (9.32%) Change Management
5 11 (9.32%) Network Design
6 10 (8.47%) Configuration Management
6 10 (8.47%) High Availability
6 10 (8.47%) Load Balancing
6 10 (8.47%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.93%) Business Continuity
7 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.08%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.08%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (4.24%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.54%) SQL
3 2 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (0.85%) C
4 1 (0.85%) Perl
4 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 118 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (54.24%) CCNP
3 31 (26.27%) Security Cleared
4 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (19.49%) SC Cleared
6 21 (17.80%) MCSE
7 19 (16.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (14.41%) CCIE
9 11 (9.32%) CCSA
9 11 (9.32%) Degree
9 11 (9.32%) DV Cleared
10 9 (7.63%) MCSA
11 8 (6.78%) JNCIA
12 7 (5.93%) CCDP
12 7 (5.93%) CCSP
13 5 (4.24%) CCIP
13 5 (4.24%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (3.39%) CCDA
14 4 (3.39%) CCENT
14 4 (3.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.02%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.39%) VirtualBox
5 4 (3.39%) vSphere
6 3 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (2.54%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.54%) UAG
7 2 (1.69%) Firmware
7 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.85%) Snort
8 1 (0.85%) XenApp
8 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.24%) SCCM
4 4 (3.39%) Cacti
4 4 (3.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (2.54%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.54%) SCOM
6 2 (1.69%) Ansible
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 79 (66.95%) Cisco
2 26 (22.03%) VMware
3 23 (19.49%) Juniper
4 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 17 (14.41%) CheckPoint
5 17 (14.41%) HP
6 8 (6.78%) Citrix
6 8 (6.78%) F5
6 8 (6.78%) Palo Alto
7 7 (5.93%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.08%) Aruba
9 5 (4.24%) 3PAR
9 5 (4.24%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.39%) Forcepoint
10 4 (3.39%) Qualys
11 3 (2.54%) Dell
11 3 (2.54%) McAfee
11 3 (2.54%) Remedy
11 3 (2.54%) SAP
11 3 (2.54%) Sybase