Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 142 111
Rank change year-on-year +11 -31 +31
Contract jobs citing CCNA 73 57 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.34% 1.04% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.86% 3.35% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 55
South West median daily rate £320 £223 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.82% -31.54% -
10th Percentile £190 £172 £182
90th Percentile £625 £451 £400
England median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 14
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £42.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +80.65% -52.73%
10th Percentile £38.80 £34.45 £19.58
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.43
England median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +28.00% +11.11%

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 1,503 1,704 1,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.63% 31.21% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1,002 1,081
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £234 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 131 105
South West median hourly rate £41.27 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £16.63 £16.75 £20.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -19.65% +5.67% +15.22%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Bristol -5 23 £331 +54.07% 4
Wiltshire +2 20 £363 +70.59%
Gloucestershire +19 17 £320 +37.93% 4
Devon +12 7 £190 -36.67% 2
Dorset -4 4 £363 +7.41% 3
Somerset 0 1 £285 +8.57% 1
Cornwall -9 1 £190 -43.28% 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 73 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (89.04%) Cisco
3 33 (45.21%) Windows
4 30 (41.10%) Security Cleared
5 28 (38.36%) Windows Server
6 27 (36.99%) Firewall
7 26 (35.62%) SC Cleared
8 22 (30.14%) CCNP
9 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (28.77%) VMware
10 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
10 20 (27.40%) LAN
11 16 (21.92%) MCSA
11 16 (21.92%) ITIL
12 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
13 14 (19.18%) vCenter Server
13 14 (19.18%) WAN
13 14 (19.18%) OSPF
14 13 (17.81%) BGP
14 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (16.44%) VLAN
16 11 (15.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (15.07%) Finance
16 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
16 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
16 11 (15.07%) SQL
17 10 (13.70%) IIS
17 10 (13.70%) MCSE
17 10 (13.70%) DNS

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 10 (13.70%) IIS
2 4 (5.48%) Confluence
3 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.99%) Firewall
2 20 (27.40%) LAN
3 14 (19.18%) OSPF
3 14 (19.18%) WAN
4 13 (17.81%) BGP
4 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (16.44%) VLAN
6 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
7 10 (13.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (13.70%) DNS
8 9 (12.33%) DMZ
9 8 (10.96%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (10.96%) Wireless
10 5 (6.85%) Network Security
11 4 (5.48%) DHCP
11 4 (5.48%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (5.48%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (4.11%) DMVPN
12 3 (4.11%) Multicast
12 3 (4.11%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) MySQL
1 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Network Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) PowerShell Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Designer
6 5 (6.85%) Network Designer
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) IT Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Network Support
8 3 (4.11%) Wireless Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) REST
2 3 (4.11%) Spine.js
3 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) PKI
3 4 (5.48%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 2 (2.74%) RIA
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) FMCG
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.21%) Windows
2 28 (38.36%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) CentOS
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.96%) NsoIT
4 7 (9.59%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.85%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.48%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (4.11%) Change Control
8 3 (4.11%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.11%) Six Sigma
8 3 (4.11%) Threat Management
9 2 (2.74%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.74%) Project Management
9 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.74%) C
3 2 (2.74%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) Lisp
4 1 (1.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (41.10%) Security Cleared
3 26 (35.62%) SC Cleared
4 22 (30.14%) CCNP
5 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (21.92%) MCSA
7 11 (15.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (13.70%) MCSE
9 8 (10.96%) DV Cleared
10 7 (9.59%) OCA
10 7 (9.59%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (5.48%) CCDP
12 3 (4.11%) CCDA
12 3 (4.11%) CCDE
12 3 (4.11%) CCENT
12 3 (4.11%) CCIE
12 3 (4.11%) Degree
12 3 (4.11%) HNC
13 2 (2.74%) CWNA
13 2 (2.74%) JNCIP
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.22%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) vCenter Server
2 9 (12.33%) FortiGate
3 7 (9.59%) SCCM
4 6 (8.22%) WSUS
5 4 (5.48%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.37%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (1.37%) Opsview
Vendors
1 65 (89.04%) Cisco
2 21 (28.77%) VMware
3 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.33%) Fortinet
5 7 (9.59%) Oracle
6 6 (8.22%) Splunk
7 4 (5.48%) Atlassian
7 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.48%) F5
7 4 (5.48%) Juniper
8 3 (4.11%) HP
9 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.37%) Aruba
10 1 (1.37%) Avaya
10 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.37%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.37%) McAfee
10 1 (1.37%) Mitel
10 1 (1.37%) Nokia
10 1 (1.37%) Riverbed