Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 210 174
Rank change year-on-year -62 -36 -10
Contract jobs citing CCNA 116 177 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 1.08% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 4.83% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 130 159
South East median daily rate £393 £364 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.72% +3.52% +0.57%
10th Percentile £231 £204 £185
90th Percentile £467 £554 £488
England median daily rate £388 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +13.97% - +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 10
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +2.76% -43.90%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.30 £14.27
90th Percentile £46.57 £59.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £25.50
% change year-on-year -23.66% +28.43% +13.33%

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 3,613 3,668 4,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.91% 22.42% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,999 2,080 2,677
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £231 £215 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 220 207
South East median hourly rate £39.50 £23.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.81% -15.91% -5.82%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.35 £48.75 £52.35
England median hourly rate £24.73 £25.92 £25.50
% change year-on-year -4.57% +1.63% +12.09%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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 -13 46 £393 +12.14% 21
Berkshire -17 26 £375 +15.38% 9
Surrey -24 26 £300 -28.36% 11
Hampshire -36 23 £369 +5.36% 11
Buckinghamshire +18 13 £450 - 7
West Sussex +1 12 £413 +45.37% 2
Oxfordshire +3 7 £393 +58.59% 5
Middlesex +13 5 £300 -50.00%
East Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
Kent -15 1 £320 -12.18% 4
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (79.31%) Cisco
3 73 (62.93%) CCNP
4 60 (51.72%) LAN
5 55 (47.41%) WAN
5 55 (47.41%) Firewall
6 38 (32.76%) Juniper
7 33 (28.45%) TCP/IP
7 33 (28.45%) Security Cleared
8 31 (26.72%) Data Centre
9 30 (25.86%) Wireless
10 29 (25.00%) MPLS
11 28 (24.14%) DNS
11 28 (24.14%) ITIL
11 28 (24.14%) SC Cleared
11 28 (24.14%) F5
12 26 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (22.41%) VPN
12 26 (22.41%) VoIP
13 25 (21.55%) BGP
14 24 (20.69%) VMware
15 22 (18.97%) OSPF
15 22 (18.97%) Active Directory
15 22 (18.97%) Windows
16 21 (18.10%) CheckPoint
17 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
18 19 (16.38%) CCIE
18 19 (16.38%) Palo Alto
19 18 (15.52%) Network Monitoring
19 18 (15.52%) Microsoft

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 8 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.59%) IIS
3 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.72%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.45%) Office 365
3 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 60 (51.72%) LAN
2 55 (47.41%) Firewall
2 55 (47.41%) WAN
3 33 (28.45%) TCP/IP
4 30 (25.86%) Wireless
5 29 (25.00%) MPLS
6 28 (24.14%) DNS
7 26 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (22.41%) VoIP
7 26 (22.41%) VPN
8 25 (21.55%) BGP
9 22 (18.97%) OSPF
10 18 (15.52%) Internet
11 16 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (12.93%) IPsec
13 14 (12.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (10.34%) DHCP
14 12 (10.34%) VLAN
15 11 (9.48%) BIG-IP
15 11 (9.48%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) JIRA
1 2 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (15.52%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.03%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Finance
4 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (9.48%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Analyst
5 10 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Network Support
7 7 (6.03%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) Network Architect
10 4 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) CSS
2 2 (1.72%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.72%) Ajax
2 2 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.72%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (6.03%) BBC
3 7 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) CESG
5 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.97%) Windows
2 17 (14.66%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.48%) Linux
4 10 (8.62%) Unix
5 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.31%) Solaris
8 3 (2.59%) Check Point GAiA
8 3 (2.59%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.86%) CentOS
9 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.14%) ITIL
2 18 (15.52%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (12.93%) Load Balancing
4 13 (11.21%) Network Management
5 10 (8.62%) Change Management
6 9 (7.76%) Network Design
6 9 (7.76%) Project Management
6 9 (7.76%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (5.17%) High Availability
8 6 (5.17%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.17%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.17%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (4.31%) Analytics
9 5 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (3.45%) Fault Management
10 4 (3.45%) Network Architecture
10 4 (3.45%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.59%) Python
4 2 (1.72%) C
4 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.72%) Korn
4 2 (1.72%) Perl
4 2 (1.72%) PHP
4 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.86%) Tcl
5 1 (0.86%) VB
5 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 116 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (62.93%) CCNP
3 33 (28.45%) Security Cleared
4 28 (24.14%) SC Cleared
5 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (16.38%) CCIE
7 10 (8.62%) MCSA
7 10 (8.62%) MCSE
8 9 (7.76%) CCDP
8 9 (7.76%) CCIP
8 9 (7.76%) DV Cleared
8 9 (7.76%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (7.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (6.90%) Degree
10 6 (5.17%) CCDA
11 5 (4.31%) A+ Certification
11 5 (4.31%) BC Cleared
11 5 (4.31%) CCSA
12 4 (3.45%) JNCIS
12 4 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.59%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.59%) UAG
6 2 (1.72%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.72%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.72%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.72%) XenApp
7 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (4.31%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.72%) Cacti
4 2 (1.72%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.72%) PaperCut
4 2 (1.72%) SCCM
4 2 (1.72%) SCOM
4 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.72%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.86%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 92 (79.31%) Cisco
2 38 (32.76%) Juniper
3 28 (24.14%) F5
4 24 (20.69%) VMware
5 21 (18.10%) CheckPoint
6 19 (16.38%) Palo Alto
7 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
8 15 (12.93%) SolarWinds
9 12 (10.34%) Avaya
10 10 (8.62%) Aruba
11 9 (7.76%) HP
11 9 (7.76%) Riverbed
12 8 (6.90%) Dell
13 7 (6.03%) Rackspace
13 7 (6.03%) Virgin Media
14 6 (5.17%) Blue Coat
14 6 (5.17%) Nortel
15 5 (4.31%) Mitel
15 5 (4.31%) NetApp
15 5 (4.31%) Oracle