Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 August 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 West
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 136 149
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13 -38
Contract jobs citing CCNA 83 73 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.31% 1.32% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.81% 4.72% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 33
South West median daily rate £400 £320 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +45.45% -32.31%
10th Percentile £255 £190 £163
90th Percentile £531 £625 £451
England median daily rate £350 £375 £339
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.70% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 7
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £46.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.52% +80.65%
10th Percentile £41.25 £38.80 £34.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +51.79% -13.18% +29.00%

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,181 1,548 1,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.30% 27.95% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 786 975
South West median daily rate £468 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +5.13% -
10th Percentile £300 £250 £225
90th Percentile £626 £574 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 109 123
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.13% +3.83% +14.29%
10th Percentile £15.47 £17.25 £16.45
90th Percentile £52.80 £49.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £35.07 £23.00 £28.42
% change year-on-year +52.46% -19.08% +8.28%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the South West

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in the South West

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the South West over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in the South West

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in the South West

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 August 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
Wiltshire +2 46 £450 +24.14% 5
Bristol +1 16 £360 +8.68% 4
Dorset +4 10 £300 -17.24% 8
Somerset -3 4 £250 -12.28%
Gloucestershire -29 4 £488 +52.34% 5
Devon -13 2 £270 +41.97%
Cornwall +6 1 £350 +84.21% 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 West region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 83 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (89.16%) Cisco
3 40 (48.19%) Windows
4 36 (43.37%) Security Cleared
5 35 (42.17%) Firewall
6 31 (37.35%) ITIL
7 29 (34.94%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (33.73%) Windows Server
9 23 (27.71%) TCP/IP
9 23 (27.71%) CCNP
10 22 (26.51%) WAN
10 22 (26.51%) VMware
11 21 (25.30%) LAN
12 18 (21.69%) DV Cleared
13 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
13 17 (20.48%) Migration
13 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
13 17 (20.48%) VLAN
14 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
15 15 (18.07%) F5
15 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 14 (16.87%) Public Sector
17 13 (15.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
18 12 (14.46%) Time Management
18 12 (14.46%) Kalman Filter
18 12 (14.46%) vCenter Server

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (14.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.23%) Confluence
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.82%) IIS
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.20%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Azure Stack
3 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (42.17%) Firewall
2 29 (34.94%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (27.71%) TCP/IP
4 22 (26.51%) WAN
5 21 (25.30%) LAN
6 17 (20.48%) VLAN
7 11 (13.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (13.25%) VPN
7 11 (13.25%) Wireshark
8 10 (12.05%) WLAN
9 9 (10.84%) DNS
9 9 (10.84%) OSPF
9 9 (10.84%) Wireless
10 8 (9.64%) BGP
11 7 (8.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (8.43%) DHCP
12 6 (7.23%) HSRP
12 6 (7.23%) Network Security
12 6 (7.23%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (6.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (7.23%) JIRA
3 5 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.20%) TestRail
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (16.87%) Public Sector
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Military
3 3 (3.61%) Publishing
4 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (48.19%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Analyst
3 11 (13.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Security Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) SOC Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) IT Trainer
7 5 (6.02%) PowerShell Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Trainer
8 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.02%) REST
3 1 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.20%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.82%) Linux
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) ITIL
2 17 (20.48%) Migration
3 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.46%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (14.46%) Time Management
5 11 (13.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 11 (13.25%) Information Assurance
5 11 (13.25%) PRINCE2
5 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
5 11 (13.25%) SIEM
5 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.05%) Six Sigma
7 9 (10.84%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Automation
7 9 (10.84%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (9.64%) NsoIT
8 8 (9.64%) Service Management
9 6 (7.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.43%) C
3 2 (2.41%) Python
4 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.20%) PHP
4 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (43.37%) Security Cleared
3 23 (27.71%) CCNP
4 18 (21.69%) DV Cleared
5 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
6 13 (15.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (13.25%) CEH
7 11 (13.25%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (13.25%) CREST Certified
7 11 (13.25%) MCSA
7 11 (13.25%) MCSE
7 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (13.25%) SANS
8 5 (6.02%) CCIE
8 5 (6.02%) OCA
8 5 (6.02%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (4.82%) Degree
10 3 (3.61%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) HNC
11 2 (2.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.61%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.20%) Docker
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) vCenter Server
2 9 (10.84%) PowerCLI
3 7 (8.43%) SCCM
4 6 (7.23%) SCOM
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.61%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.20%) Ansible
6 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.20%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 74 (89.16%) Cisco
2 22 (26.51%) VMware
3 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.07%) F5
5 11 (13.25%) ArcSight
6 10 (12.05%) McAfee
6 10 (12.05%) Palo Alto
7 9 (10.84%) CheckPoint
8 7 (8.43%) Riverbed
9 6 (7.23%) Atlassian
9 6 (7.23%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.23%) Fortinet
9 6 (7.23%) HP
9 6 (7.23%) Juniper
9 6 (7.23%) Oracle
10 5 (6.02%) Dell
11 4 (4.82%) NetApp
12 3 (3.61%) Aruba
12 3 (3.61%) Infoblox
13 2 (2.41%) Splunk