Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 130 136
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing CCNA 59 73 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.14% 1.33% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 4.09% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 35
South West median daily rate £268 £290 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.76% -20.00% +20.83%
10th Percentile £162 £172 £102
90th Percentile £346 £438 £473
England median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 25 12
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -7.23% +107.50%
England median hourly rate £21.87 £25.69 £35.00
% change year-on-year -14.88% -26.61% +93.05%

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 1,369 1,783 2,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.35% 32.54% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 1,144 1,274
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.91% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 149 131
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% -7.23% +14.01%
10th Percentile £17.50 £14.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.50% +41.21%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Somerset +6 12 £305 +35.56% 1
Devon +1 10 £184 +14.84% 4
Wiltshire -12 10 £183 -55.49% 4
Bristol -5 9 £325 -8.45% 5
Gloucestershire +5 8 £275 - 3
Dorset -4 8 £250 -39.39% 1
Cornwall -4 1 - - 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 59 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (86.44%) Cisco
3 32 (54.24%) CCNP
4 28 (47.46%) Firewall
5 17 (28.81%) ITIL
5 17 (28.81%) Windows
5 17 (28.81%) LAN
6 13 (22.03%) Windows Server
7 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
7 12 (20.34%) Wireless
8 11 (18.64%) WAN
9 10 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (16.95%) Fortinet
10 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
10 9 (15.25%) Migration
11 8 (13.56%) HP
12 7 (11.86%) VPN
12 7 (11.86%) DNS
12 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
12 7 (11.86%) SonicWALL
13 6 (10.17%) DHCP
13 6 (10.17%) Meraki
14 5 (8.47%) FortiGate
14 5 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (8.47%) Sophos
14 5 (8.47%) DMZ
14 5 (8.47%) CCDA
14 5 (8.47%) CCDP
14 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
14 5 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus

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 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (47.46%) Firewall
2 17 (28.81%) LAN
3 12 (20.34%) Wireless
4 11 (18.64%) WAN
5 10 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (11.86%) DNS
6 7 (11.86%) VPN
7 6 (10.17%) DHCP
8 5 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (8.47%) DMZ
8 5 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (6.78%) Broadband
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (6.78%) Internet
9 4 (6.78%) MPLS
9 4 (6.78%) OSPF
9 4 (6.78%) Unified Communications
9 4 (6.78%) VLAN
10 3 (5.08%) Skype
10 3 (5.08%) WLAN
General
1 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Network Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Support Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Network Support
6 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Wireless Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Support
8 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Network Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Network Support Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.69%) PKI
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.78%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Migration
3 4 (6.78%) Threat Management
4 3 (5.08%) High Availability
4 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.08%) Network Design
4 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.08%) Six Sigma
5 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.39%) Time Management
6 1 (1.69%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.69%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (1.69%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (1.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.69%) Project Management
6 1 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (54.24%) CCNP
3 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.47%) CCDA
6 5 (8.47%) CCDP
7 4 (6.78%) CCDE
7 4 (6.78%) CCENT
7 4 (6.78%) CCIE
8 3 (5.08%) CWNA
8 3 (5.08%) HNC
9 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.69%) Degree
10 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.69%) MCSA
10 1 (1.69%) MCTS
10 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) Firmware
3 2 (3.39%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.69%) Cacti
2 1 (1.69%) Kibana
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (86.44%) Cisco
2 10 (16.95%) Fortinet
3 8 (13.56%) HP
4 7 (11.86%) SonicWALL
5 6 (10.17%) Meraki
6 5 (8.47%) Sophos
7 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.78%) Dell
8 3 (5.08%) Aruba
8 3 (5.08%) Avaya
8 3 (5.08%) Juniper
8 3 (5.08%) Nortel
8 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.08%) VMware
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.69%) Citrix
10 1 (1.69%) Remedy
10 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.69%) Splunk
10 1 (1.69%) Veeam