Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 146 158
Rank change year-on-year -74 +12 -16
Contract jobs citing CCNA 160 251 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.95% 1.56% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 6.12% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 157 195
South East median daily rate £350 £362 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.31% +3.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £212 £189 £202
90th Percentile £525 £517 £494
England median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 17
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £24.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -48.78% +140.23%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £21.25
90th Percentile £59.25 £28.15 £97.70
England median hourly rate £25.69 £26.31 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.37% +10.79% +18.75%

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 3728 4098 5214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.19% 25.48% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 2533 3128
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £250 £259
90th Percentile £550 £563 £525
England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 212 258
South East median hourly rate £25.06 £27.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.87% -11.00% +81.02%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +25.00%

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 17 December 2017.

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

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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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 -88 50 £315 -18.71% 5
Hampshire -23 49 £350 -6.67% 6
Berkshire -50 31 £300 -27.27% 1
Surrey -19 25 £475 +83.57% 8
Kent +2 17 £288 +55.41% 1
West Sussex +9 13 £320 -1.54% 6
Buckinghamshire -53 13 £431 -4.17% 4
Oxfordshire -11 6 £268 -15.75%
Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex -1 1 £600 +228.77%
East Sussex -3 1 £500 +90.48% 3
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (66.25%) Cisco
3 82 (51.25%) CCNP
4 53 (33.13%) Firewall
5 46 (28.75%) LAN
6 40 (25.00%) ITIL
7 36 (22.50%) Security Cleared
8 33 (20.63%) Windows
9 32 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 30 (18.75%) WAN
11 29 (18.13%) VPN
11 29 (18.13%) Network Security
12 28 (17.50%) VMware
12 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
13 27 (16.88%) Active Directory
13 27 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (16.25%) OSPF
14 26 (16.25%) BGP
14 26 (16.25%) HP
15 25 (15.63%) CCIE
15 25 (15.63%) SC Cleared
16 24 (15.00%) VoIP
17 23 (14.38%) TCP/IP
17 23 (14.38%) Wireless
18 22 (13.75%) Service Delivery
19 21 (13.13%) PRINCE2
20 20 (12.50%) MCSE
20 20 (12.50%) Project Management
20 20 (12.50%) Telecoms
21 18 (11.25%) Juniper

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 15 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.25%) IIS
4 9 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.50%) SAS
6 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.25%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Office 365
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.25%) GitHub
4 2 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (33.13%) Firewall
2 46 (28.75%) LAN
3 30 (18.75%) WAN
4 29 (18.13%) Network Security
4 29 (18.13%) VPN
5 26 (16.25%) BGP
5 26 (16.25%) OSPF
6 24 (15.00%) VoIP
7 23 (14.38%) TCP/IP
7 23 (14.38%) Wireless
8 16 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (10.00%) DNS
8 16 (10.00%) MPLS
8 16 (10.00%) SAN
8 16 (10.00%) VLAN
9 14 (8.75%) DHCP
10 11 (6.88%) Ethernet
11 10 (6.25%) Internet
12 9 (5.63%) ATM
13 8 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.38%) Finance
3 2 (1.25%) Advertising
3 2 (1.25%) Back Office
3 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (38.13%) Network Engineer
2 23 (14.38%) Architect
3 14 (8.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 9 (5.63%) Network Specialist
7 8 (5.00%) Consultant
7 8 (5.00%) Network Architect
8 7 (4.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Core Network Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.75%) Security Architect
9 6 (3.75%) Security Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Security Specialist
10 5 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.63%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.00%) Clustering
2 8 (5.00%) NHS
3 7 (4.38%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.50%) User Experience
5 4 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.25%) CMDB
7 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.25%) FMCG
7 2 (1.25%) iPad
7 2 (1.25%) iPhone
7 2 (1.25%) PKI
7 2 (1.25%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.63%) Life Science
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.63%) Windows
2 13 (8.13%) Linux
3 12 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.38%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.75%) Unix
5 6 (3.75%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.13%) Windows 2000
6 5 (3.13%) Windows NT
6 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.25%) Android
9 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.25%) CentOS
9 2 (1.25%) Solaris
9 2 (1.25%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.00%) ITIL
2 22 (13.75%) Service Delivery
3 21 (13.13%) PRINCE2
4 20 (12.50%) Project Management
5 16 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 13 (8.13%) Migration
7 12 (7.50%) Network Design
8 10 (6.25%) High Availability
8 10 (6.25%) IT Strategy
8 10 (6.25%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.63%) Configuration Management
9 9 (5.63%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.63%) Network Architecture
10 8 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.38%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (4.38%) Data Management
12 6 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.75%) Change Management
12 6 (3.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
1 5 (3.13%) SQL
2 3 (1.88%) Python
3 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.63%) Perl
3 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (51.25%) CCNP
3 36 (22.50%) Security Cleared
4 27 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (15.63%) CCIE
5 25 (15.63%) SC Cleared
6 20 (12.50%) MCSE
7 15 (9.38%) DV Cleared
8 11 (6.88%) Degree
8 11 (6.88%) JNCIA
8 11 (6.88%) MCSA
9 10 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (5.63%) CCDA
10 9 (5.63%) JNCIS
11 7 (4.38%) CCDP
11 7 (4.38%) CCSA
12 6 (3.75%) CCSP
13 5 (3.13%) CCENT
14 4 (2.50%) BC Cleared
14 4 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 7 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (1.25%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 27 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.88%) vSphere
4 9 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.63%) VMware NSX
5 8 (5.00%) Firmware
5 8 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.88%) XenApp
7 3 (1.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (3.13%) SCCM
3 3 (1.88%) SCOM
4 2 (1.25%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) Cacti
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 106 (66.25%) Cisco
2 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.50%) VMware
3 26 (16.25%) HP
4 18 (11.25%) Juniper
5 15 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 10 (6.25%) F5
7 9 (5.63%) Citrix
7 9 (5.63%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.38%) 3PAR
8 7 (4.38%) Huawei
9 5 (3.13%) Apple
9 5 (3.13%) Dell
9 5 (3.13%) Fortinet
9 5 (3.13%) Meraki
9 5 (3.13%) Sybase
10 3 (1.88%) Arista
10 3 (1.88%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (1.88%) Fujitsu
10 3 (1.88%) IBM