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 3 months to 23 April 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)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 131 125
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 114 151 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.38% 1.55% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.09% 5.55% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 91 86
Median daily rate £325 £340 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 9
Median hourly rate £20.44 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.24% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £44.63 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.94 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -0.24% +19.04%  

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2240 2723 2676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.19% 27.97% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1704 1432
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 94 119
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.43 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% +44.44%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in the South East

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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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCNA in the South East

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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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +18 37 £350 +3.70% 2
Hampshire -25 29 £275 -21.42% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £500 +55.64% 3
Kent +21 10 £145 -27.50% 4
Surrey -4 9 £320 +28.00% 5
Oxfordshire -14 9 £245 -17.64% 1
West Sussex +16 8 £395 -12.22%
CCNA
England

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

1 262 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (81.30%) Cisco
3 165 (62.98%) CCNP
4 97 (37.02%) Firewall
5 90 (34.35%) WAN
6 79 (30.15%) Security Cleared
7 69 (26.34%) LAN
8 57 (21.76%) VoIP
9 50 (19.08%) VPN
9 50 (19.08%) Telecoms
9 50 (19.08%) SC Cleared
10 47 (17.94%) MPLS
11 46 (17.56%) Juniper
12 45 (17.18%) ITIL
13 44 (16.79%) OSPF
13 44 (16.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 42 (16.03%) F5
15 40 (15.27%) BGP
16 37 (14.12%) Wireless
17 36 (13.74%) DNS
17 36 (13.74%) CCIE
18 33 (12.60%) VMware
18 33 (12.60%) Network Design
18 33 (12.60%) Data Centre
19 31 (11.83%) Cisco ASA
20 29 (11.07%) Ethernet
20 29 (11.07%) Migration
21 28 (10.69%) VLAN
21 28 (10.69%) Unified Communications
22 27 (10.31%) Linux

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 7 (2.67%) IIS
2 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.67%) Office 365
2 5 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.38%) G Suite
3 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (37.02%) Firewall
2 90 (34.35%) WAN
3 69 (26.34%) LAN
4 57 (21.76%) VoIP
5 50 (19.08%) VPN
6 47 (17.94%) MPLS
7 44 (16.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 44 (16.79%) OSPF
8 40 (15.27%) BGP
9 37 (14.12%) Wireless
10 36 (13.74%) DNS
11 31 (11.83%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (11.07%) Ethernet
13 28 (10.69%) Unified Communications
13 28 (10.69%) VLAN
14 24 (9.16%) TCP/IP
15 20 (7.63%) DHCP
16 19 (7.25%) SNMP
17 17 (6.49%) EIGRP
17 17 (6.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.76%) MS Access
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.38%) MySQL
2 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (1.91%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (19.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.05%) Finance
3 7 (2.67%) Banking
4 5 (1.91%) Back Office
5 3 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Local Government
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (38.55%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.83%) Analyst
3 28 (10.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (8.40%) Design Engineer
5 21 (8.02%) Network Analyst
6 18 (6.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (6.49%) NOC Engineer
8 16 (6.11%) Consultant
9 14 (5.34%) Network Design Engineer
10 13 (4.96%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (4.58%) Architect
11 12 (4.58%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
12 11 (4.20%) Administrator
12 11 (4.20%) Network Operations Analyst
12 11 (4.20%) Operations Analyst
13 10 (3.82%) Network Architect
13 10 (3.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 10 (3.82%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 9 (3.44%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.53%) XML
2 3 (1.15%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.15%) Middleware
2 3 (1.15%) XMPP
3 2 (0.76%) RFC 2547
4 1 (0.38%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) CGI
4 1 (0.38%) CSS
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.60%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.49%) IVR
4 16 (6.11%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.67%) e-Health
5 7 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.29%) BBC
7 5 (1.91%) EMC VNX
7 5 (1.91%) IPTV
7 5 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.53%) NHS
9 3 (1.15%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.15%) STB
9 3 (1.15%) User Experience
9 3 (1.15%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.76%) Clustering
10 2 (0.76%) CMDB
10 2 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.31%) Linux
2 25 (9.54%) Windows
3 14 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.20%) CentOS
6 10 (3.82%) Unix
7 8 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.38%) SUSE
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.18%) ITIL
2 33 (12.60%) Network Design
3 29 (11.07%) Migration
4 26 (9.92%) Load Balancing
5 16 (6.11%) Change Management
6 11 (4.20%) Workflow
7 10 (3.82%) Data Management
7 10 (3.82%) High Availability
8 8 (3.05%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.67%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.67%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.67%) Network Management
9 7 (2.67%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.29%) Network Architecture
10 6 (2.29%) Programme Management
10 6 (2.29%) Project Management
10 6 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (1.91%) Configuration Management
11 5 (1.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.96%) Python
2 9 (3.44%) PowerShell
2 9 (3.44%) Ruby
3 7 (2.67%) SQL
4 5 (1.91%) Perl
5 4 (1.53%) C
6 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) Java
6 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.38%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 262 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 165 (62.98%) CCNP
3 79 (30.15%) Security Cleared
4 50 (19.08%) SC Cleared
5 36 (13.74%) CCIE
6 23 (8.78%) DV Cleared
7 20 (7.63%) CCDP
8 18 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (6.49%) Degree
9 17 (6.49%) JNCIA
10 13 (4.96%) CCDA
11 12 (4.58%) MCSE
12 10 (3.82%) JNCIS
13 8 (3.05%) CCIP
14 7 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (2.29%) MCSA
16 5 (1.91%) CCVP
16 5 (1.91%) CISSP
16 5 (1.91%) HNC
16 5 (1.91%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.20%) SLA
2 10 (3.82%) QA
3 4 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (1.91%) ISA Server
4 5 (1.91%) UAG
5 4 (1.53%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.76%) Firmware
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.38%) vSphere
7 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (8.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (6.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 15 (5.73%) Cisco UCCE
4 14 (5.34%) Nagios
5 11 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.20%) Puppet
6 6 (2.29%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.76%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.38%) Ansible
8 1 (0.38%) SCCM
8 1 (0.38%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 213 (81.30%) Cisco
2 46 (17.56%) Juniper
3 42 (16.03%) F5
4 33 (12.60%) VMware
5 26 (9.92%) CheckPoint
6 24 (9.16%) Avaya
7 16 (6.11%) Microsoft
8 15 (5.73%) EMC
9 13 (4.96%) Remedy
10 12 (4.58%) HP
11 11 (4.20%) Huawei
11 11 (4.20%) Red Hat
11 11 (4.20%) Riverbed
12 9 (3.44%) Palo Alto
13 7 (2.67%) Dell
14 6 (2.29%) CA
14 6 (2.29%) Ericsson
14 6 (2.29%) Forcepoint
14 6 (2.29%) Nokia
14 6 (2.29%) Virgin Media
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