Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 139 109
Rank change year-on-year -1 -30 +38
Contract jobs citing CCNA 80 59 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 1.05% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 3.70% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 46
South West median daily rate £365 £261 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.71% -12.92% -14.29%
10th Percentile £238 £161 £166
90th Percentile £575 £399 £397
England median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 23
South West median hourly rate £46.25 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.35% -3.13% -14.89%
10th Percentile £38.80 £32.58 £20.60
90th Percentile £47.00 £42.63 £47.50
England median hourly rate £28.75 £25.85 £27.50
% change year-on-year +11.24% -6.02% +22.22%

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 1,943 1,593 1,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.85% 28.41% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 858 1,075
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £273 £216 £233
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 103 103
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +36.36% -31.25%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.38 £13.20
90th Percentile £49.75 £53.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £26.00
% change year-on-year -0.48% -3.38% +8.33%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
Wiltshire -1 33 £495 +52.31% 4
Bristol +4 28 £340 +70.00% 11
Gloucestershire -5 10 £363 +62.92% 3
Devon -5 3 - - 2
Dorset -6 2 £193 -23.00% 2
Somerset -11 1 - - 3
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 80 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (88.75%) Cisco
3 49 (61.25%) Security Cleared
4 41 (51.25%) VMware
5 39 (48.75%) Windows
6 37 (46.25%) SC Cleared
7 35 (43.75%) Windows Server
8 33 (41.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 28 (35.00%) vCenter Server
10 25 (31.25%) Firewall
10 25 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (28.75%) CCNP
12 23 (28.75%) MCSE
13 22 (27.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (26.25%) MCSA
15 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
15 18 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 16 (20.00%) Oracle
16 16 (20.00%) OSPF
17 15 (18.75%) OCA
17 15 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
18 14 (17.50%) ITIL
18 14 (17.50%) Reverse Engineering
18 14 (17.50%) JIRA
18 14 (17.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 13 (16.25%) PowerCLI
19 13 (16.25%) Problem-Solving

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 13 (16.25%) Confluence
2 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) Firewall
2 16 (20.00%) OSPF
3 12 (15.00%) BGP
4 11 (13.75%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (13.75%) LAN
5 10 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (11.25%) VLAN
6 9 (11.25%) WAN
7 8 (10.00%) DNS
7 8 (10.00%) SAN
8 7 (8.75%) DHCP
9 6 (7.50%) VPN
10 5 (6.25%) MPLS
10 5 (6.25%) Network Security
10 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
11 4 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (5.00%) NAS
11 4 (5.00%) NetScaler
11 4 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (17.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.25%) CodeSonar
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) git-flow
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.25%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
1 8 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.75%) Electronics
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Law
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Network Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (17.50%) PowerShell Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Designer
7 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Network Designer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.50%) Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) REST
2 3 (3.75%) Spine.js
2 3 (3.75%) XMPP
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) Django
3 1 (1.25%) Java EE
3 1 (1.25%) LAMP
3 1 (1.25%) Node.js
3 1 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.25%) SOAP
3 1 (1.25%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.25%) STL
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) Replication
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) RIA
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.75%) Windows
2 35 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.50%) Linux
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) CentOS
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.25%) Android
6 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.25%) Fedora
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (17.50%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 13 (16.25%) NsoIT
3 13 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (7.50%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (6.25%) Migration
7 5 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.00%) Fault Management
8 4 (5.00%) Network Architecture
8 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.00%) Server Management
8 4 (5.00%) Storage Management
8 4 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.75%) C
3 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) SQL
5 2 (2.50%) Tcl
6 1 (1.25%) C#
6 1 (1.25%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) Java
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (61.25%) Security Cleared
3 37 (46.25%) SC Cleared
4 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (28.75%) CCNP
5 23 (28.75%) MCSE
6 22 (27.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (26.25%) MCSA
8 15 (18.75%) OCA
8 15 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (16.25%) DV Cleared
10 9 (11.25%) Degree
11 4 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
11 4 (5.00%) HNC
12 2 (2.50%) CCSA
12 2 (2.50%) CCSE
12 2 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (2.50%) CISSP
12 2 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (2.50%) HND
System Software
1 33 (41.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.00%) Firmware
4 4 (5.00%) VMware NSX
4 4 (5.00%) XenApp
4 4 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.25%) Docker
5 1 (1.25%) KVM
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (35.00%) vCenter Server
2 13 (16.25%) PowerCLI
3 4 (5.00%) SCCM
4 2 (2.50%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.50%) Puppet
4 2 (2.50%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.25%) Ansible
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.25%) Opsview
5 1 (1.25%) Salt
5 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (88.75%) Cisco
2 41 (51.25%) VMware
3 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (20.00%) Oracle
5 12 (15.00%) Atlassian
6 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.75%) Palo Alto
7 6 (7.50%) Juniper
8 5 (6.25%) F5
9 4 (5.00%) Citrix
10 2 (2.50%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.50%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.50%) SAP
11 1 (1.25%) Google
11 1 (1.25%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.25%) Meraki
11 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.25%) Splunk