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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 46 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 20 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.77% 1.26% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.27% 4.51% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 8
South Wales median daily rate £180 £325 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.61% +91.17%  
10th Percentile £173 £289 £139
90th Percentile £282 £485 £305
Wales median daily rate £180 £325 £175
% change year-on-year -44.61% +85.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South Wales median hourly rate - - £10.25
Wales median hourly rate - £20.25 £11.50
% change year-on-year - +76.08%  

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 131 133 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 24.72% 27.82% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 217 304
South Wales median daily rate £338 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.50% +10.34%  
10th Percentile £175 £286 £185
90th Percentile £525 £650 £526
Wales median daily rate £350 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -20.00% +20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
South Wales median hourly rate £53.75 £71.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +519.56%  
10th Percentile £11.88 £19.35 £8.43
90th Percentile £59.38 £73.98 £14.54
Wales median hourly rate £43.50 £70.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -37.85% +438.46%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in South Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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
Cardiff +7 16 £180 -44.61%
Caerphilly - 3 £180 -
Newport - 1 - -
CCNA
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (97.83%) Cisco
3 39 (84.78%) ITIL
4 38 (82.61%) Microsoft
5 32 (69.57%) Active Directory
6 31 (67.39%) Firewall
7 26 (56.52%) VMware
7 26 (56.52%) HP Data Protector
7 26 (56.52%) HP
8 25 (54.35%) Windows
9 24 (52.17%) Windows Server
10 23 (50.00%) Tivoli
10 23 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 22 (47.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 18 (39.13%) Internet
13 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
13 17 (36.96%) SLA
14 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (28.26%) Citrix
16 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
17 6 (13.04%) CCNP
17 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
18 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
18 5 (10.87%) WAN
18 5 (10.87%) LAN
19 4 (8.70%) AIX
19 4 (8.70%) Linux
19 4 (8.70%) Juniper

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 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) Firewall
2 18 (39.13%) Internet
3 5 (10.87%) LAN
3 5 (10.87%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (6.52%) Wireless
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.17%) WLAN
General
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Support Engineer
2 20 (43.48%) Technical Support
3 19 (41.30%) Technical Engineer
4 16 (34.78%) Technical Support Engineer
5 15 (32.61%) Network Engineer
6 9 (19.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (19.57%) Network Support
6 9 (19.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 8 (17.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (17.39%) Server Engineer
8 7 (15.22%) Server Support
9 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (13.04%) Server Support Engineer
10 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Engineer
10 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Technical Support
11 3 (6.52%) Installations Engineer
12 2 (4.35%) Analyst
12 2 (4.35%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 24 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) AIX
5 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (4.35%) Contact Management
4 2 (4.35%) ITSM
4 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.17%) Network Design
5 1 (2.17%) Network Management
5 1 (2.17%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (47.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.04%) CCNP
5 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) CCIE
8 1 (2.17%) CCENT
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 32 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (56.52%) HP Data Protector
2 23 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 23 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) Cisco
2 38 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 26 (56.52%) HP
3 26 (56.52%) VMware
4 13 (28.26%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) Juniper
6 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) Remedy
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds