Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 149 119
Rank change year-on-year +14 -30 +25
Contract jobs citing CCNA 63 55 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.24% 1.06% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.50% 3.36% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 52
South West median daily rate £294 £218 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.06% -37.86% +14.75%
10th Percentile £193 £176 £163
90th Percentile £399 £450 £424
England median daily rate £338 £338 £320
% change year-on-year - +5.47% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 10
South West median hourly rate - £38.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.67% -0.94%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.44 £25.00
% change year-on-year -21.38% +1.75% +25.00%

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 1,401 1,638 1,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.58% 31.62% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 1,048 1,210
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £219 £238 £255
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 149 135
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £39.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.72% -2.47% +3.85%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.00 £12.70
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £51.30
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

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 May 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 May 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
Gloucestershire +27 22 £288 -4.96% 3
Devon +2 10 £191 +29.44% 1
Somerset +7 9 £295 +38.82% 2
Bristol -4 9 £300 +39.53% 7
Wiltshire -9 8 £300 +41.18% 2
Dorset - 4 £363 - 7
Cornwall - 1 £190 - 2
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 63 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (90.48%) Cisco
3 30 (47.62%) Firewall
4 26 (41.27%) CCNP
5 23 (36.51%) LAN
6 22 (34.92%) Windows
7 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 16 (25.40%) ITIL
8 16 (25.40%) WAN
9 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 13 (20.63%) Fortinet
11 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (19.05%) FortiGate
12 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (19.05%) DMZ
13 11 (17.46%) SQL
13 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
13 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
14 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
14 10 (15.87%) DNS
14 10 (15.87%) IIS
15 9 (14.29%) Wireless
15 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 9 (14.29%) VLAN
16 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
16 8 (12.70%) Migration
16 8 (12.70%) HP
16 8 (12.70%) CCDP
17 7 (11.11%) CCDA

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 (15.87%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (47.62%) Firewall
2 23 (36.51%) LAN
3 16 (25.40%) WAN
4 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (19.05%) DMZ
6 10 (15.87%) DNS
6 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
7 9 (14.29%) VLAN
7 9 (14.29%) Wireless
8 6 (9.52%) Internet
9 5 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (7.94%) OSPF
9 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (6.35%) BGP
10 4 (6.35%) DHCP
10 4 (6.35%) Network Security
10 4 (6.35%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (6.35%) WLAN
11 3 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (4.76%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Network Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Network Support
9 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Wireless Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) IT Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) PKI
2 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Migration
3 6 (9.52%) Threat Management
4 3 (4.76%) Change Control
4 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 1 (1.59%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (1.59%) Analytics
6 1 (1.59%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.59%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.59%) Network Design
6 1 (1.59%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma
6 1 (1.59%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Lisp
2 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (41.27%) CCNP
3 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (12.70%) CCDP
7 7 (11.11%) CCDA
7 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 7 (11.11%) MCSA
8 6 (9.52%) CCDE
8 6 (9.52%) CCENT
8 6 (9.52%) CCIE
9 3 (4.76%) CWNA
10 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.59%) Degree
10 1 (1.59%) HNC
10 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.59%) MCITP
10 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.17%) Firmware
4 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 7 (11.11%) SCCM
3 6 (9.52%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) Cacti
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 57 (90.48%) Cisco
2 13 (20.63%) Fortinet
3 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) HP
5 7 (11.11%) VMware
6 6 (9.52%) Splunk
7 5 (7.94%) SonicWALL
7 5 (7.94%) Sophos
8 3 (4.76%) Aruba
8 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.17%) F5
9 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.59%) Avaya
10 1 (1.59%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.59%) Juniper
10 1 (1.59%) Meraki
10 1 (1.59%) Mitel
10 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.59%) Ruckus Wireless