Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 137 153
Rank change year-on-year -100 +16 -3
Contract jobs citing CCNA 143 253 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 1.64% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.91% 6.30% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 155 183
South East median daily rate £350 £362 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.31% +11.38% -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £172
90th Percentile £542 £520 £487
England median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -4.41% +4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £21.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.49% -55.05% +140.23%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £39.75 £26.95 £97.70
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.84% -7.27% +38.12%

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 3,653 4,019 5,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.33% 26.09% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,054 2,449 2,987
South East median daily rate £402 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £220 £259 £258
90th Percentile £563 £575 £530
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 224 257
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £23.27 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -33.53% +105.88%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £50.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year -10.48% - +38.16%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -108 42 £315 -14.40% 22
Hampshire -26 34 £350 -3.31% 7
Surrey -10 32 £475 +35.71% 9
Berkshire -67 25 £300 -25.00% 12
West Sussex +13 15 £320 -1.54% 2
Kent -4 15 £250 +35.14% 7
Buckinghamshire -53 12 £475 +31.03% 7
Oxfordshire -9 5 £225 -33.33% 3
Middlesex 0 1 £600 +228.77%
East Sussex -9 1 £500 +90.48% 4
Sussex - 1 - -
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (63.64%) Cisco
3 75 (52.45%) CCNP
4 53 (37.06%) Firewall
5 46 (32.17%) ITIL
6 34 (23.78%) Windows
6 34 (23.78%) Microsoft
7 33 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (20.98%) Active Directory
9 29 (20.28%) LAN
9 29 (20.28%) Security Cleared
10 28 (19.58%) HP
11 27 (18.88%) MCSE
12 26 (18.18%) PRINCE2
12 26 (18.18%) Data Centre
13 25 (17.48%) VoIP
13 25 (17.48%) Network Security
13 25 (17.48%) TOGAF
14 24 (16.78%) VMware
14 24 (16.78%) CCIE
14 24 (16.78%) VPN
15 23 (16.08%) SC Cleared
16 22 (15.38%) TCP/IP
16 22 (15.38%) WAN
17 20 (13.99%) BGP
17 20 (13.99%) Wireless
18 19 (13.29%) OSPF
19 18 (12.59%) Juniper
19 18 (12.59%) SAN
19 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (11.89%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (8.39%) IIS
3 9 (6.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.80%) SAS
5 3 (2.10%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (11.89%) Office 365
3 9 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.40%) GitHub
5 2 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (37.06%) Firewall
2 29 (20.28%) LAN
3 25 (17.48%) Network Security
3 25 (17.48%) VoIP
4 24 (16.78%) VPN
5 22 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 22 (15.38%) WAN
6 20 (13.99%) BGP
6 20 (13.99%) Wireless
7 19 (13.29%) OSPF
8 18 (12.59%) SAN
9 16 (11.19%) MPLS
10 15 (10.49%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (8.39%) DNS
12 10 (6.99%) DHCP
13 9 (6.29%) ATM
13 9 (6.29%) VLAN
14 8 (5.59%) Ethernet
14 8 (5.59%) HTTP
15 7 (4.90%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.10%) Big Data
4 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (11.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.50%) Finance
3 2 (1.40%) Advertising
3 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 32 (22.38%) Architect
3 15 (10.49%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (10.49%) Technical Architect
4 11 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (6.29%) Security Architect
6 8 (5.59%) Network Architect
7 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.90%) Network Specialist
7 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Cisco Field Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Core Network Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Field Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Security Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Cisco Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Cisco Network Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.70%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.39%) Clustering
3 9 (6.29%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.50%) NHS
5 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.80%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.80%) User Experience
6 3 (2.10%) CMDB
6 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.40%) FMCG
7 2 (1.40%) PKI
7 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.70%) iPad
8 1 (0.70%) iPhone
8 1 (0.70%) Life Science
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.78%) Windows
2 14 (9.79%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.09%) Linux
4 7 (4.90%) Unix
5 6 (4.20%) Windows 2000
5 6 (4.20%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.20%) Windows NT
5 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.50%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.50%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.10%) Solaris
9 2 (1.40%) Android
9 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.40%) CentOS
9 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.70%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.17%) ITIL
2 26 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 25 (17.48%) TOGAF
4 15 (10.49%) Project Management
5 14 (9.79%) Migration
5 14 (9.79%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.69%) High Availability
6 11 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 10 (6.99%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.99%) IT Strategy
7 10 (6.99%) Mentoring
7 10 (6.99%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.29%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (6.29%) Network Architecture
8 9 (6.29%) Network Design
9 8 (5.59%) Data Management
10 7 (4.90%) Business Continuity
10 7 (4.90%) Change Management
11 6 (4.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.80%) SQL
3 3 (2.10%) Python
4 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.70%) Perl
4 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 143 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (52.45%) CCNP
3 33 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (20.28%) Security Cleared
5 27 (18.88%) MCSE
6 24 (16.78%) CCIE
7 23 (16.08%) SC Cleared
8 14 (9.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (7.69%) JNCIA
10 10 (6.99%) CCSP
10 10 (6.99%) Degree
10 10 (6.99%) MCSA
11 9 (6.29%) JNCIS
12 7 (4.90%) CCSA
12 7 (4.90%) DV Cleared
13 6 (4.20%) CCDP
14 5 (3.50%) CCDA
14 5 (3.50%) MCITP
15 4 (2.80%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 3 (2.10%) BICSI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) SLA
2 8 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.40%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 30 (20.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 13 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.99%) vSphere
4 9 (6.29%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.80%) Firmware
5 4 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.80%) VMware NSX
6 3 (2.10%) XenApp
6 3 (2.10%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (6.29%) SCCM
3 5 (3.50%) SCOM
4 2 (1.40%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.70%) Cacti
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 91 (63.64%) Cisco
2 34 (23.78%) Microsoft
3 28 (19.58%) HP
4 24 (16.78%) VMware
5 18 (12.59%) Juniper
6 16 (11.19%) CheckPoint
7 12 (8.39%) Citrix
8 9 (6.29%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.59%) 3PAR
9 8 (5.59%) F5
9 8 (5.59%) Huawei
10 6 (4.20%) Sybase
11 5 (3.50%) Dell
11 5 (3.50%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.80%) Meraki
13 3 (2.10%) Arista
13 3 (2.10%) Extreme Networks
13 3 (2.10%) Fujitsu
13 3 (2.10%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.10%) Riverbed