The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 April 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)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 31
Contract jobs citing CCNA 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 1.65% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category - 11.11% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £223 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.19 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +19.04%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11 36 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 8.46% 14.88% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 26
Median daily rate £325 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.25 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.22% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +37.77%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing CCNA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Suffolk

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNA in Suffolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Suffolk

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) WLAN
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) CCA
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) NHS
6 3 (30.00%) Firmware
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (30.00%) System Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (30.00%) Coaching
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Security Patching

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (10.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WLAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) DSL
5 1 (10.00%) IPv4
5 1 (10.00%) IPv6
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Multicast
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) SONET
5 1 (10.00%) VPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Designer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) IP Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (30.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CCA
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) MCP
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) KVM
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (10.00%) Huawei
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Tellabs