Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 201 265
Rank change year-on-year +44 +64 -108
Contract jobs citing CCNA 77 180 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 1.23% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.25% 5.19% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 112 65
Median daily rate £338 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £175 £226 £225
90th Percentile £470 £488 £580
England median daily rate £360 £360 £338
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £30.45 £42.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% -28.22% +120.94%
10th Percentile £17.00 £15.20 £13.57
90th Percentile £33.23 £33.40 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -35.00% +50.00% -18.37%

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 1,810 3,466 3,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.21% 23.66% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,014 2,035 2,065
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £613 £588 £569
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 212 193
Median hourly rate £31.45 £26.46 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.85% -14.65% +44.19%
10th Percentile £15.78 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £62.60 £52.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCNA in the South East.

Daily rate trend for CCNA in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCNA in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CCNA in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCNA in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for CCNA in the South East

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CCNA in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 6 months to 27 May 2020. 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 +53 31 £383 +17.69% 3
Berkshire +47 25 £383 +27.50%
Surrey +51 19 £231 -38.33%
Hampshire +16 19 £338 -3.57%
Buckinghamshire +22 5 - - 1
East Sussex +27 3 - -
West Sussex +21 3 £381 -7.01% 1
Kent +28 2 £200 -39.28% 2
Oxfordshire +29 1 - - 2
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 77 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (70.13%) Cisco
3 34 (44.16%) CCNP
3 34 (44.16%) Firewall
4 29 (37.66%) WAN
5 27 (35.06%) LAN
5 27 (35.06%) Windows
6 20 (25.97%) TCP/IP
7 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (23.38%) VoIP
7 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
7 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
8 17 (22.08%) Azure
8 17 (22.08%) MPLS
8 17 (22.08%) Juniper
8 17 (22.08%) VPN
8 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
9 16 (20.78%) OSPF
9 16 (20.78%) BGP
9 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
10 15 (19.48%) Wireless
10 15 (19.48%) Migration
10 15 (19.48%) Network Security
11 14 (18.18%) CheckPoint
11 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 13 (16.88%) MCSE
12 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
12 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
12 13 (16.88%) Office 365
13 12 (15.58%) VMware

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 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.49%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.60%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.08%) Azure
2 13 (16.88%) Office 365
3 6 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.19%) AWS
5 1 (1.30%) Asana
5 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (44.16%) Firewall
2 29 (37.66%) WAN
3 27 (35.06%) LAN
4 20 (25.97%) TCP/IP
5 18 (23.38%) VoIP
6 17 (22.08%) MPLS
6 17 (22.08%) VPN
7 16 (20.78%) BGP
7 16 (20.78%) OSPF
8 15 (19.48%) Network Security
8 15 (19.48%) Wireless
9 12 (15.58%) Internet
10 11 (14.29%) DNS
10 11 (14.29%) Unified Communications
11 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (10.39%) Ethernet
12 7 (9.09%) ADSL
12 7 (9.09%) RIP
13 6 (7.79%) DSL
13 6 (7.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.19%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) Architect
4 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Junior
6 4 (5.19%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) IP Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.30%) e-Health
5 1 (1.30%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (1.30%) IVR
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Windows
2 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.69%) Linux
4 8 (10.39%) Windows 10
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.19%) Unix
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.60%) Android
9 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.60%) Fedora
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Migration
2 10 (12.99%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) Project Delivery
3 9 (11.69%) Change Management
3 9 (11.69%) Network Design
3 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.79%) Communications Security
5 6 (7.79%) Network Management
5 6 (7.79%) Process Management
5 6 (7.79%) Project Management
6 5 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.19%) Network Architecture
7 4 (5.19%) Presales
7 4 (5.19%) Product Management
7 4 (5.19%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.60%) Python
1 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (44.16%) CCNP
3 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
4 13 (16.88%) MCSE
4 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
5 10 (12.99%) Degree
6 9 (11.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (10.39%) JNCIA
8 7 (9.09%) CCIP
8 7 (9.09%) MCSA
9 6 (7.79%) BC Cleared
10 5 (6.49%) CCDP
10 5 (6.49%) HND
11 4 (5.19%) CCDA
11 4 (5.19%) HNC
11 4 (5.19%) MCP
12 3 (3.90%) APMP
12 3 (3.90%) JNCIS
12 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) GDPR
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) PMO
4 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.30%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.90%) vSphere
4 3 (3.90%) XenApp
5 2 (2.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 5 (6.49%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.60%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.60%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.30%) Ansible
5 1 (1.30%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (70.13%) Cisco
2 17 (22.08%) Juniper
2 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 12 (15.58%) VMware
5 9 (11.69%) Citrix
6 8 (10.39%) F5
7 7 (9.09%) Fortinet
8 6 (7.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 6 (7.79%) Palo Alto
9 5 (6.49%) Huawei
9 5 (6.49%) Nokia
9 5 (6.49%) Polycom
9 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.19%) Avaya
10 4 (5.19%) Brocade
10 4 (5.19%) HP
11 3 (3.90%) Remedy
11 3 (3.90%) Symantec
12 2 (2.60%) McAfee