Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 150 136 132
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 +9
Contract jobs citing CCNA 20 90 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 1.49% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 4.67% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 54 42
Median daily rate £475 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +29.17% +36.36%
10th Percentile £256 £280 £190
90th Percentile £544 £534 £399
England median daily rate £360 £356 £340
% change year-on-year +1.05% +4.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 1
Median hourly rate - £45.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
England median hourly rate £19.50 £31.00 £20.55
% change year-on-year -37.10% +50.83% -16.11%

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 1,396 1,927 1,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.38% 31.93% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 1,123 762
Median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £221
90th Percentile £642 £625 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 149 82
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +22.63% -14.38%
10th Percentile £22.00 £14.87 £17.50
90th Percentile £52.12 £52.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CCNA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCNA in the South West.

Daily rate trend for CCNA in the South West

CCNA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCNA in the South West over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CCNA in the South West

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCNA in the South West.

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 1 June 2020. 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 10 £475 +5.56% 3
Gloucestershire +34 6 £525 -
Dorset -2 3 £275 -8.33%
Somerset +2 1 £210 +64.71% 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) CCNP
3 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (45.00%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (35.00%) Firewall
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (35.00%) MCSE
8 5 (25.00%) MCSA
8 5 (25.00%) WAN
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (20.00%) NsoIT
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (20.00%) Information Security
9 4 (20.00%) System Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) SAN

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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Confluence
3 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) IPsec
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) BGP
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) RIP
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (10.00%) TestRail
2 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Check Point Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Fedora
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) NsoIT
2 4 (20.00%) System Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) V-Model
3 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.00%) C
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (70.00%) CCNP
2 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) MCSE
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (25.00%) MCSA
6 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
8 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (5.00%) CCIP
8 1 (5.00%) CCSA
8 1 (5.00%) CISSP
8 1 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (5.00%) GIAC
8 1 (5.00%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (5.00%) SANS
8 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 9 (45.00%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Docker
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
5 1 (5.00%) Samba
5 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
5 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) OpenNMS
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Meraki
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds