Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 281 165
Rank change year-on-year +103 -116 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNA 189 103 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 0.62% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 2.78% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 62 161
South East median daily rate £364 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -3.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £185
90th Percentile £500 £595 £550
England median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 14
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £43.96 £18.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.02% +142.99% -27.64%
England median hourly rate £33.40 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +15.17% +20.83% -4.00%

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 3,551 3,700 4,101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.13% 22.31% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,081 2,017 2,356
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +3.41% +2.75%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £568 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 185 265
South East median hourly rate £33.20 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.14% +75.00% -44.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.10 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +7.14%

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

CCNA
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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
Hampshire +49 68 £315 +6.78% 5
Thames Valley +41 53 £350 -7.89% 4
Berkshire +6 37 £350 -17.65% 3
Surrey +34 32 £375 +20.00% 2
West Sussex +23 18 £400 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 15 £425 +11.84%
Kent -1 6 £288 -21.50% 3
East Sussex - 6 £425 -
Middlesex +4 3 £475 +58.33% 1
Oxfordshire +21 1 £450 +50.00% 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (79.37%) Cisco
3 89 (47.09%) CCNP
3 89 (47.09%) Firewall
4 71 (37.57%) WAN
5 69 (36.51%) Microsoft
6 65 (34.39%) LAN
7 59 (31.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (27.51%) ITIL
9 50 (26.46%) MCSE
10 49 (25.93%) MPLS
11 48 (25.40%) VPN
12 47 (24.87%) VMware
13 44 (23.28%) Juniper
14 40 (21.16%) Data Centre
15 39 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (17.99%) CheckPoint
17 33 (17.46%) F5
18 32 (16.93%) Security Cleared
18 32 (16.93%) TCP/IP
19 31 (16.40%) Citrix
19 31 (16.40%) Wireless
19 31 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
20 30 (15.87%) OSPF
20 30 (15.87%) CCIE
20 30 (15.87%) Windows
20 30 (15.87%) PRINCE2
21 27 (14.29%) Degree
22 26 (13.76%) SC Cleared
23 25 (13.23%) Network Security

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 10 (5.29%) Skype for Business
2 8 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (1.59%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.59%) JBoss
5 3 (1.59%) JRun
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.41%) Office 365
4 13 (6.88%) PaaS
5 11 (5.82%) SaaS
6 9 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.12%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.12%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.06%) IaaS
9 1 (0.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.53%) GitHub
9 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 89 (47.09%) Firewall
2 71 (37.57%) WAN
3 65 (34.39%) LAN
4 49 (25.93%) MPLS
5 48 (25.40%) VPN
6 39 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (16.93%) TCP/IP
8 31 (16.40%) Wireless
9 30 (15.87%) OSPF
10 25 (13.23%) DNS
10 25 (13.23%) Network Security
11 24 (12.70%) BGP
11 24 (12.70%) Ethernet
12 23 (12.17%) VoIP
13 19 (10.05%) VLAN
14 17 (8.99%) DHCP
15 16 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (8.47%) Internet
16 14 (7.41%) WLAN
17 13 (6.88%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.53%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) JIRA
2 2 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.53%) Maven
3 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (10.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.17%) Finance
3 4 (2.12%) Banking
4 3 (1.59%) Billing
4 3 (1.59%) Law
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (50.26%) Network Engineer
2 23 (12.17%) Architect
2 23 (12.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (8.99%) Analyst
4 17 (8.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (8.99%) Consultant
5 13 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (6.35%) Network Support
7 11 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.82%) Infrastructure Support
8 9 (4.76%) Network Analyst
9 7 (3.70%) Network Consultant
9 7 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.17%) Administrator
10 6 (3.17%) Cisco Consultant
10 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) Presales Consultant
10 6 (3.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.65%) 802.1X
1 5 (2.65%) J2EE
2 3 (1.59%) Middleware
3 2 (1.06%) .NET
3 2 (1.06%) VXML
3 2 (1.06%) WAP
4 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.53%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) Spring
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.16%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.29%) Clustering
3 8 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.65%) IVR
4 5 (2.65%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.12%) BBC
5 4 (2.12%) CMDB
5 4 (2.12%) NHS
5 4 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.06%) e-Health
7 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.06%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.87%) Windows
2 20 (10.58%) Linux
3 17 (8.99%) Unix
4 15 (7.94%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.59%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.53%) CentOS
9 1 (0.53%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.53%) Solaris
9 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.51%) ITIL
2 30 (15.87%) PRINCE2
3 25 (13.23%) Migration
4 21 (11.11%) Change Management
5 20 (10.58%) TOGAF
6 19 (10.05%) Incident Management
7 18 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 17 (8.99%) Presales
8 17 (8.99%) Server Virtualisation
9 16 (8.47%) Problem Management
9 16 (8.47%) Service Management
10 15 (7.94%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 14 (7.41%) Architectural Design
12 13 (6.88%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 13 (6.88%) Availability Management
12 13 (6.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (6.88%) ITSM
12 13 (6.88%) Performance Management
12 13 (6.88%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (6.88%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.17%) SQL
2 5 (2.65%) Java
3 2 (1.06%) C++
3 2 (1.06%) Python
4 1 (0.53%) C
4 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 189 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (47.09%) CCNP
3 59 (31.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (26.46%) MCSE
5 32 (16.93%) Security Cleared
6 30 (15.87%) CCIE
7 27 (14.29%) Degree
8 26 (13.76%) SC Cleared
9 17 (8.99%) TOGAF Certification
10 15 (7.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 13 (6.88%) CCA
11 13 (6.88%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (6.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (6.35%) CCDP
13 10 (5.29%) MCITP
14 9 (4.76%) MCSA
14 9 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (4.23%) CCIP
16 7 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
17 6 (3.17%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.65%) SLA
3 4 (2.12%) GDPR
4 3 (1.59%) QA
5 2 (1.06%) NIST
6 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.53%) PMO
6 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (12.17%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 18 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.23%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.59%) XenApp
5 3 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.06%) Firmware
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.06%) vSphere
7 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.53%) vCloud
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.29%) SCCM
2 9 (4.76%) SCOM
3 6 (3.17%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.65%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.12%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.12%) PaperCut
5 4 (2.12%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.59%) Nessus
6 3 (1.59%) WSUS
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.06%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.53%) Ansible
8 1 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.53%) SCSM
8 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 150 (79.37%) Cisco
2 69 (36.51%) Microsoft
3 47 (24.87%) VMware
4 44 (23.28%) Juniper
5 34 (17.99%) CheckPoint
6 33 (17.46%) F5
7 31 (16.40%) Citrix
8 17 (8.99%) Oracle
9 16 (8.47%) Aruba
9 16 (8.47%) Fortinet
9 16 (8.47%) HP
9 16 (8.47%) Palo Alto
10 15 (7.94%) SolarWinds
11 11 (5.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 10 (5.29%) Dell
13 9 (4.76%) Huawei
14 8 (4.23%) Infoblox
15 5 (2.65%) Dell Compellent
15 5 (2.65%) Meraki
15 5 (2.65%) Riverbed