Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 240 243
Rank change year-on-year +81 +3 -109
Contract jobs citing CCNA 154 156 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 0.99% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.62% 4.18% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 100 97
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -3.31%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £210
90th Percentile £590 £515 £542
England median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 10
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £26.21 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.09% +2.00% +19.49%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.38 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £33.40 £39.75
England median hourly rate £24.12 £27.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.67% +14.89% -7.84%

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 2,739 3,732 3,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.23% 23.58% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,511 2,104 2,099
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% -
10th Percentile £235 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £588 £570
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 207 193
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% +16.67%
10th Percentile £15.28 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.63 £55.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.28
% change year-on-year +20.69% +19.44% -8.38%

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

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 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 +39 67 £350 -6.67% 23
Berkshire +25 46 £350 +32.08% 14
Hampshire +38 38 £438 +7.69% 20
Surrey +58 26 £463 +32.14% 11
Buckinghamshire +25 19 £350 -20.32% 4
West Sussex +19 14 £256 -37.88% 4
Kent +14 5 £375 +17.19% 2
East Sussex +8 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire +19 2 £288 -26.28% 5
Sussex - 1 - - 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (62.34%) Cisco
3 70 (45.45%) Firewall
4 62 (40.26%) CCNP
5 49 (31.82%) WAN
6 45 (29.22%) Data Centre
7 44 (28.57%) VMware
8 39 (25.32%) Microsoft
9 38 (24.68%) Windows
10 35 (22.73%) LAN
11 34 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (22.08%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (21.43%) Security Cleared
13 31 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (19.48%) TCP/IP
15 29 (18.83%) Telecoms
16 27 (17.53%) ITIL
16 27 (17.53%) MPLS
17 26 (16.88%) DNS
18 25 (16.23%) Network Security
19 24 (15.58%) Active Directory
19 24 (15.58%) Juniper
19 24 (15.58%) BGP
20 23 (14.94%) VPN
20 23 (14.94%) VoIP
20 23 (14.94%) SC Cleared
21 22 (14.29%) Wireless
21 22 (14.29%) CheckPoint
21 22 (14.29%) Office 365
22 21 (13.64%) F5

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 11 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (5.84%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (5.19%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.65%) Confluence
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.29%) Office 365
2 13 (8.44%) Azure
3 10 (6.49%) AWS
4 5 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.25%) PaaS
5 4 (2.60%) IaaS
6 2 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 70 (45.45%) Firewall
2 49 (31.82%) WAN
3 35 (22.73%) LAN
4 34 (22.08%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (19.48%) TCP/IP
6 27 (17.53%) MPLS
7 26 (16.88%) DNS
8 25 (16.23%) Network Security
9 24 (15.58%) BGP
10 23 (14.94%) VoIP
10 23 (14.94%) VPN
11 22 (14.29%) Wireless
12 20 (12.99%) OSPF
13 18 (11.69%) Internet
14 15 (9.74%) DHCP
15 13 (8.44%) Ethernet
16 10 (6.49%) EIGRP
17 9 (5.84%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (5.84%) RIP
17 9 (5.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Hudson
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
1 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (18.83%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.04%) Finance
3 8 (5.19%) Law
3 8 (5.19%) Legal
4 6 (3.90%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.30%) French Language
6 2 (1.30%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (37.01%) Network Engineer
2 30 (19.48%) Analyst
3 21 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.04%) Architect
5 14 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
6 11 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Network Architect
7 9 (5.84%) Technical Business Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Consultant
8 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Network Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Network Operations Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Network Support
9 6 (3.90%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.22%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.39%) Private Cloud
3 10 (6.49%) Smart Meter
4 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.95%) Clustering
7 3 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.30%) Life Science
8 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.65%) e-Health
9 1 (0.65%) Handset
9 1 (0.65%) IVR
9 1 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.68%) Windows
2 19 (12.34%) Windows Server
3 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.84%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.19%) Linux
6 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.19%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.25%) Android
8 4 (2.60%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.53%) ITIL
2 19 (12.34%) Change Management
3 18 (11.69%) Network Management
4 17 (11.04%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 14 (9.09%) Information Security
5 14 (9.09%) Network Design
5 14 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (8.44%) Network Virtualisation
7 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (7.79%) Migration
8 11 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 10 (6.49%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.49%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.49%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.84%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (5.84%) Customer-Centricity
10 9 (5.84%) Load Balancing
10 9 (5.84%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.19%) Java
2 5 (3.25%) SQL
3 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 154 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (40.26%) CCNP
3 34 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 23 (14.94%) SC Cleared
6 19 (12.34%) MCSA
7 17 (11.04%) Degree
7 17 (11.04%) MCSE
8 13 (8.44%) CCIE
9 9 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (5.84%) CBAP
9 9 (5.84%) CISSP
9 9 (5.84%) DV Cleared
9 9 (5.84%) IIBA
10 8 (5.19%) MCITP
10 8 (5.19%) TOGAF Certification
10 8 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (4.55%) CCIP
11 7 (4.55%) HNC
12 6 (3.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.44%) SLA
2 6 (3.90%) QA
3 5 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.95%) PMO
5 2 (1.30%) GDPR
6 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.65%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 31 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.58%) Active Directory
3 18 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.25%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.60%) XenApp
6 3 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.95%) vSphere
7 2 (1.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.65%) UAG
8 1 (0.65%) vCloud
8 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (8.44%) SCCM
2 8 (5.19%) FortiGate
2 8 (5.19%) SCOM
2 8 (5.19%) WSUS
3 4 (2.60%) QRadar
4 3 (1.95%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.95%) vRealize
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.65%) Ansible
6 1 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.65%) CASB
6 1 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.65%) Nagios
6 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 96 (62.34%) Cisco
2 44 (28.57%) VMware
3 39 (25.32%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.58%) Juniper
5 22 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 21 (13.64%) F5
6 21 (13.64%) Palo Alto
7 16 (10.39%) McAfee
8 12 (7.79%) Meraki
9 11 (7.14%) Fortinet
9 11 (7.14%) ServiceNow
10 10 (6.49%) Remedy
11 9 (5.84%) Blue Coat
12 8 (5.19%) Adobe
12 8 (5.19%) HP
12 8 (5.19%) Sony
12 8 (5.19%) Splunk
13 7 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (4.55%) Citrix
14 5 (3.25%) Nokia