Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 170 156
Rank change year-on-year -113 -14 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNA 104 214 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 1.35% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 5.22% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 158 182
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £225 £185 £210
90th Percentile £488 £525 £475
England median daily rate £375 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +10.29% +1.49% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 20
South East median hourly rate £42.42 £22.80 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.09% -8.82% +17.65%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £59.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £26.50 £29.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.74% +18.76% +14.88%

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 3,807 4,102 5,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.27% 25.81% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,082 2,343 3,157
South East median daily rate £425 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.41% +2.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 268 202
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -12.62% +14.44%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £55.64
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.44% +8.80% +23.99%

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

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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

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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 16 July 2018.

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 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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 6 months to 16 July 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 -74 33 £380 +8.57% 14
Hampshire -30 30 £323 -0.77% 6
Surrey -20 22 £338 +5.47% 7
Berkshire -62 19 £425 +21.43% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £365 -18.89% 5
Middlesex +9 7 £300 -
West Sussex -3 5 £160 -59.49% 5
Oxfordshire -14 5 £275 +12.24% 4
Kent -2 3 £366 +32.10% 4
East Sussex - 2 £400 - 3
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (78.85%) Cisco
3 60 (57.69%) CCNP
4 47 (45.19%) WAN
5 45 (43.27%) LAN
6 42 (40.38%) Firewall
7 28 (26.92%) Windows
8 27 (25.96%) Juniper
9 26 (25.00%) OSPF
9 26 (25.00%) BGP
9 26 (25.00%) VMware
9 26 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 25 (24.04%) MPLS
11 24 (23.08%) DNS
11 24 (23.08%) Data Centre
12 23 (22.12%) TCP/IP
13 21 (20.19%) Windows Server
14 20 (19.23%) ITIL
14 20 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (19.23%) Wireless
15 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
16 17 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (16.35%) VPN
17 16 (15.38%) VoIP
17 16 (15.38%) IPsec
18 15 (14.42%) Telecoms
18 15 (14.42%) Active Directory
18 15 (14.42%) CheckPoint
18 15 (14.42%) Internet
19 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification

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 5 (4.81%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.96%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (45.19%) WAN
2 45 (43.27%) LAN
3 42 (40.38%) Firewall
4 26 (25.00%) BGP
4 26 (25.00%) OSPF
5 25 (24.04%) MPLS
6 24 (23.08%) DNS
7 23 (22.12%) TCP/IP
8 20 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (19.23%) Wireless
9 17 (16.35%) VPN
10 16 (15.38%) IPsec
10 16 (15.38%) VoIP
11 15 (14.42%) Internet
12 14 (13.46%) HSRP
13 13 (12.50%) Unified Communications
14 12 (11.54%) Ethernet
15 10 (9.62%) RIP
16 9 (8.65%) DHCP
16 9 (8.65%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (14.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.81%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Electronics
3 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 10 (9.62%) Support Engineer
3 8 (7.69%) Architect
3 8 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (6.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Network Support
6 5 (4.81%) Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Switch Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.85%) Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) Designer
7 4 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Network Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.92%) VXML
3 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.92%) User Experience
2 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.96%) CESG
3 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.96%) IVR
3 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.96%) PKI
3 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.92%) Windows
2 21 (20.19%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.62%) Linux
3 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.85%) Check Point GAiA
5 4 (3.85%) Unix
5 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.92%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.96%) CentOS
8 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
2 11 (10.58%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (7.69%) Change Management
3 8 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (6.73%) Migration
4 7 (6.73%) Network Architecture
4 7 (6.73%) Network Design
5 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.77%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.77%) Network Management
5 6 (5.77%) Network Virtualisation
5 6 (5.77%) Presales
5 6 (5.77%) Project Management
5 6 (5.77%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.81%) Business Continuity
6 5 (4.81%) High Availability
6 5 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.88%) Python
3 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.96%) C
3 1 (0.96%) SQL
3 1 (0.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 104 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (57.69%) CCNP
3 26 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
5 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (12.50%) CCIE
7 12 (11.54%) Degree
7 12 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (8.65%) DV Cleared
9 8 (7.69%) CCIP
9 8 (7.69%) MCSE
10 7 (6.73%) CCDA
10 7 (6.73%) CCSA
11 6 (5.77%) JNCIA
11 6 (5.77%) MCSA
12 4 (3.85%) CCDP
12 4 (3.85%) CCENT
13 3 (2.88%) BC Cleared
13 3 (2.88%) CCSE
13 3 (2.88%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.96%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.85%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (2.88%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.88%) UAG
5 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.96%) Snort
6 1 (0.96%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (3.85%) Cacti
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.92%) Ansible
5 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.92%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.96%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 82 (78.85%) Cisco
2 27 (25.96%) Juniper
3 26 (25.00%) VMware
4 15 (14.42%) CheckPoint
5 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 10 (9.62%) SolarWinds
7 9 (8.65%) HP
8 8 (7.69%) Aruba
9 7 (6.73%) F5
9 7 (6.73%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.81%) Avaya
11 4 (3.85%) Forcepoint
11 4 (3.85%) Nortel
11 4 (3.85%) Qualys
11 4 (3.85%) Remedy
12 3 (2.88%) Computacenter
12 3 (2.88%) Huawei
13 2 (1.92%) Capita
13 2 (1.92%) Civica
13 2 (1.92%) Tandberg