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 3 months to 29 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)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 93 116
Rank change year-on-year -20 +23  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 29 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.12% 1.48% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.60% 4.50% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 16
Median daily rate £245 £366 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.19% -6.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £148 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +33.56% -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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 805 956 892
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.21% 32.90% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 560 542
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 28
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Wiltshire +8 11 £306 +23.11%
Gloucestershire -9 6 £303 -17.34%
Bristol -3 5 £218 -54.21% 1
Somerset +10 4 £209 -47.81%
Devon +2 3 £111 -63.16%
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (91.23%) Cisco
3 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
4 19 (33.33%) CCNP
5 17 (29.82%) VLAN
6 15 (26.32%) Firewall
6 15 (26.32%) DV Cleared
7 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
7 14 (24.56%) Wireless
8 13 (22.81%) LAN
9 12 (21.05%) WAN
9 12 (21.05%) Migration
10 11 (19.30%) ITIL
11 9 (15.79%) Windows
11 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
12 8 (14.04%) VMware
13 7 (12.28%) Juniper
13 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
14 6 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (10.53%) Service Management
15 5 (8.77%) SLA
15 5 (8.77%) Linux
15 5 (8.77%) C
15 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
15 5 (8.77%) Palo Alto
15 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
15 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
15 5 (8.77%) Windows 7

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 2 (3.51%) Confluence
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) VLAN
2 15 (26.32%) Firewall
3 14 (24.56%) Wireless
4 13 (22.81%) LAN
5 12 (21.05%) WAN
6 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.02%) MPLS
7 4 (7.02%) SAN
7 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.02%) VoIP
8 3 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (5.26%) DHCP
8 3 (5.26%) DNS
8 3 (5.26%) Network Security
8 3 (5.26%) OSPF
8 3 (5.26%) VPN
9 2 (3.51%) BGP
9 2 (3.51%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.26%) Military
2 2 (3.51%) Back Office
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) NOC Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.53%) Wireless Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Support
7 3 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Operations Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) CESG
2 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Debian
4 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Migration
2 11 (19.30%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) Service Management
4 4 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.26%) Network Design
5 3 (5.26%) Network Management
6 2 (3.51%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) DevOps
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.51%) Open Source
6 2 (3.51%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) C
1 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) Python
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
3 19 (33.33%) CCNP
4 15 (26.32%) DV Cleared
5 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.26%) HNC
7 3 (5.26%) MCSE
8 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.51%) CCENT
8 2 (3.51%) Degree
8 2 (3.51%) MCSA
9 1 (1.75%) CCDA
9 1 (1.75%) CNA
9 1 (1.75%) CNE
9 1 (1.75%) EMCIE
9 1 (1.75%) ISEB
9 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.75%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.51%) Docker
5 2 (3.51%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Ansible
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.51%) Packer
1 2 (3.51%) PowerCLI
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
1 2 (3.51%) Terraform
2 1 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) Netcool
2 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 52 (91.23%) Cisco
2 8 (14.04%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) Juniper
4 5 (8.77%) Palo Alto
5 4 (7.02%) HP
5 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.51%) F5
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.51%) Nortel
6 2 (3.51%) Remedy
6 2 (3.51%) Sophos
6 2 (3.51%) Veeam
6 2 (3.51%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.75%) BMC
7 1 (1.75%) CA
7 1 (1.75%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.75%) Novell
7 1 (1.75%) SAP