Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 107 142
Rank change year-on-year -41 +35 +12
Contract jobs citing CCNA 60 102 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.78% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 5.81% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 45
South West median daily rate £261 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.92% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £161 £166 £225
90th Percentile £399 £397 £475
England median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 11
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -12.09% +127.50%
10th Percentile £32.58 £20.60 £37.75
90th Percentile £42.63 £47.50 £50.25
England median hourly rate £25.69 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.58% +22.22% +12.50%

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 1590 1755 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.10% 30.69% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 1085 1225
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £213 £233 £250
90th Percentile £600 £573 £532
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 106 131
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -32.10% +15.71%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £50.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -24 14 £325 -
Bristol -18 12 £200 -36.00% 4
Dorset +7 10 £250 -39.39% 2
Somerset -6 9 £350 +27.27% 1
Devon -4 7 £199 +15.22% 1
Cornwall -6 4 £335 +109.38%
Gloucestershire +6 3 £223 -19.09%
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (78.33%) Cisco
3 27 (45.00%) Firewall
4 24 (40.00%) CCNP
5 19 (31.67%) Wireless
6 18 (30.00%) LAN
7 14 (23.33%) WAN
8 13 (21.67%) Windows
9 12 (20.00%) ITIL
10 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.33%) Juniper
11 9 (15.00%) CheckPoint
11 9 (15.00%) VPN
12 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
12 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
13 7 (11.67%) Cisco Wireless
13 7 (11.67%) Broadband
14 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
14 6 (10.00%) DHCP
14 6 (10.00%) HP
14 6 (10.00%) OSPF
14 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
14 6 (10.00%) Fortinet
14 6 (10.00%) Network Design
14 6 (10.00%) Meraki
15 5 (8.33%) Migration
15 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
15 5 (8.33%) Microsoft

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 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) Firewall
2 19 (31.67%) Wireless
3 18 (30.00%) LAN
4 14 (23.33%) WAN
5 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (15.00%) VPN
7 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (11.67%) Broadband
8 7 (11.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (10.00%) DHCP
9 6 (10.00%) OSPF
10 5 (8.33%) DNS
10 5 (8.33%) VoIP
10 5 (8.33%) WLAN
11 4 (6.67%) HSRP
11 4 (6.67%) IP Telephony
11 4 (6.67%) IPsec
11 4 (6.67%) MPLS
11 4 (6.67%) Unified Communications
12 3 (5.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Back Office
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Network Support
6 7 (11.67%) Wireless Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Cisco Support
7 5 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Field Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Network Field Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.67%) VAX
3 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (10.00%) Network Design
3 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 4 (6.67%) Network Management
4 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.00%) High Availability
5 3 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.33%) Time Management
7 1 (1.67%) Demand Management
7 1 (1.67%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (1.67%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.67%) Service Design
7 1 (1.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (40.00%) CCNP
3 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) CCENT
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) HNC
7 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE
7 1 (1.67%) CWNA
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.67%) MCTS
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (78.33%) Cisco
2 11 (18.33%) Juniper
3 9 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (10.00%) HP
4 6 (10.00%) Meraki
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.67%) Avaya
6 4 (6.67%) Dell
7 3 (5.00%) Forcepoint
7 3 (5.00%) Nortel
7 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.33%) VMware
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix
9 1 (1.67%) McAfee
9 1 (1.67%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) Sun
9 1 (1.67%) Veeam