The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 52 42
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 26 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.66% 3.13% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.83% 10.84% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 3
Median daily rate £176 £138 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.18% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.94 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.65% -2.38%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 188 166 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 33.69% 28.82% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 105 106
Median daily rate £350 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.44% +123.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.22 £42.29 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £63.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing CCNA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in South Wales

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNA in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in South Wales

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in South Wales

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNA in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in South Wales

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Caerphilly - 13 £175 -
Cardiff +20 9 £170 +23.63% 2
Newport - 3 £288 -
CCNA
Wales

CCNA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (94.59%) Cisco
3 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
4 24 (64.86%) ITIL
5 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
6 22 (59.46%) Firewall
7 20 (54.05%) Windows
7 20 (54.05%) MS Excel
8 18 (48.65%) Windows Server
9 15 (40.54%) HP
9 15 (40.54%) HP Data Protector
10 14 (37.84%) Tivoli
10 14 (37.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (35.14%) VMware
12 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
12 12 (32.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (29.73%) Internet
14 10 (27.03%) CCNP
14 10 (27.03%) LAN
14 10 (27.03%) WAN
15 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
16 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
16 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
17 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (16.22%) SLA
18 4 (10.81%) Citrix
18 4 (10.81%) Juniper
18 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 4 (10.81%) Customer Requirements

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (54.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) Internet
3 10 (27.03%) LAN
3 10 (27.03%) WAN
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Support Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Network Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Technical Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Technical Support
4 8 (21.62%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Installations Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Juniper Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Switch Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) CESG
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (2.70%) Contact Management
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.70%) ITSM
3 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.70%) Network Design
3 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
3 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (32.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (27.03%) CCNP
5 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (37.84%) Tivoli
2 14 (37.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) HP
4 13 (35.14%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) Citrix
5 4 (10.81%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.70%) BT
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) Remedy