The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 227 239
Rank change year-on-year -62 +12  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 374 611 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 1.14% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.14% 5.20% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 351 332
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 31
Median hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +33.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £17.44 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year +17.85% +56.64%  

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9023 11739 10605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.15% 21.86% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11468 16146 12734
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1038 1097
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +16.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.92 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -73 328 £375 +11.11% 127
UK excluding London -31 262 £330 +1.53% 97
London -64 100 £388 +3.33% 33
South East -10 97 £384 +5.42% 22
North of England +5 44 £388 +21.33% 22
Midlands +6 40 £325 - 21
South West -20 25 £406 +25.00% 10
Wales +10 21 £180 -44.61%
Scotland +3 18 £220 -26.54% 2
East of England -36 17 £278 -4.31% 18

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 with a requirement for CCNA.

1 779 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 596 (76.51%) Cisco
3 366 (46.98%) CCNP
4 352 (45.19%) Firewall
5 252 (32.35%) WAN
6 241 (30.94%) LAN
7 188 (24.13%) ITIL
8 168 (21.57%) Windows
9 157 (20.15%) Wireless
10 156 (20.03%) Security Cleared
11 143 (18.36%) VMware
12 132 (16.94%) Microsoft
13 123 (15.79%) VPN
14 120 (15.40%) Data Centre
15 114 (14.63%) Active Directory
16 113 (14.51%) CheckPoint
17 110 (14.12%) Cisco ASA
18 109 (13.99%) Juniper
19 107 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
20 105 (13.48%) SC Cleared
20 105 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
21 102 (13.09%) TCP/IP
21 102 (13.09%) BGP
22 101 (12.97%) OSPF
22 101 (12.97%) Windows Server
23 94 (12.07%) DNS
24 91 (11.68%) MPLS
25 87 (11.17%) VoIP
26 86 (11.04%) Migration
27 82 (10.53%) VLAN

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 63 (8.09%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.31%) IIS
3 17 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (1.67%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.39%) Apache
9 2 (0.26%) CMS
9 2 (0.26%) Confluence
9 2 (0.26%) JBoss
9 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (2.31%) MS Visio
2 17 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.88%) Office 365
2 32 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.64%) IaaS
5 4 (0.51%) PaaS
5 4 (0.51%) SaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.13%) G Suite
8 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 352 (45.19%) Firewall
2 252 (32.35%) WAN
3 241 (30.94%) LAN
4 157 (20.15%) Wireless
5 123 (15.79%) VPN
6 110 (14.12%) Cisco ASA
7 105 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 102 (13.09%) BGP
8 102 (13.09%) TCP/IP
9 101 (12.97%) OSPF
10 94 (12.07%) DNS
11 91 (11.68%) MPLS
12 87 (11.17%) VoIP
13 82 (10.53%) Network Security
13 82 (10.53%) VLAN
14 74 (9.50%) DHCP
15 52 (6.68%) Internet
16 49 (6.29%) EIGRP
17 46 (5.91%) Ethernet
18 45 (5.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.90%) Big Data
4 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.39%) MySQL
7 3 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.26%) MS Access
8 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.26%) Redis
9 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.26%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA
3 2 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.26%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 66 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 63 (8.09%) Finance
3 35 (4.49%) Banking
4 11 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.41%) Retail
5 10 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 6 (0.77%) Electronics
7 4 (0.51%) Back Office
7 4 (0.51%) Local Government
7 4 (0.51%) Marketing
8 3 (0.39%) Automotive
8 3 (0.39%) French Language
8 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.26%) Billing
9 2 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Games
10 1 (0.13%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 314 (40.31%) Network Engineer
2 107 (13.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 88 (11.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 74 (9.50%) Support Engineer
5 71 (9.11%) Analyst
6 39 (5.01%) Network Support
7 38 (4.88%) Architect
8 36 (4.62%) Consultant
8 36 (4.62%) Technical Support
9 34 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (4.36%) Senior Network Engineer
10 33 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 33 (4.24%) Network Analyst
11 30 (3.85%) Security Engineer
12 29 (3.72%) NOC Engineer
12 29 (3.72%) Technical Engineer
13 27 (3.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 26 (3.34%) Network Support Engineer
15 24 (3.08%) Voice Engineer
16 22 (2.82%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.21%) 802.1X
2 7 (0.90%) Web Services
2 7 (0.90%) XMPP
3 6 (0.77%) .NET
3 6 (0.77%) Middleware
4 5 (0.64%) WAP
4 5 (0.64%) XML
5 3 (0.39%) CSS
5 3 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.26%) JAAS
6 2 (0.26%) Java EE
6 2 (0.26%) JMS
6 2 (0.26%) JMX
6 2 (0.26%) JNDI
6 2 (0.26%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.26%) RFC 2547
6 2 (0.26%) WCF
6 2 (0.26%) WF
6 2 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 120 (15.40%) Data Centre
2 50 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.98%) Video Conferencing
5 22 (2.82%) Clustering
6 21 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 15 (1.93%) NHS
8 10 (1.28%) EMC VNX
9 7 (0.90%) BBC
9 7 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (0.90%) PKI
10 6 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (0.77%) IVR
11 5 (0.64%) CMDB
11 5 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.64%) Replication
11 5 (0.64%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.51%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.51%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 168 (21.57%) Windows
2 101 (12.97%) Windows Server
3 73 (9.37%) Linux
4 50 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (4.62%) Windows 7
7 29 (3.72%) Unix
8 21 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 21 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.67%) CentOS
10 12 (1.54%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.41%) SUSE
12 8 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.03%) Solaris
13 7 (0.90%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.77%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.64%) AIX
15 5 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.51%) Android
16 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (24.13%) ITIL
2 86 (11.04%) Migration
3 68 (8.73%) Network Design
4 48 (6.16%) Load Balancing
5 42 (5.39%) Network Management
6 41 (5.26%) Change Management
7 32 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (4.11%) Service Management
8 30 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 29 (3.72%) Service Delivery
10 27 (3.47%) Information Security
11 23 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
12 22 (2.82%) DevOps
12 22 (2.82%) High Availability
13 20 (2.57%) Incident Management
13 20 (2.57%) PRINCE2
14 19 (2.44%) Project Management
15 18 (2.31%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (1.93%) Network Architecture
16 15 (1.93%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 38 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 32 (4.11%) SQL
3 22 (2.82%) Python
4 16 (2.05%) Perl
5 12 (1.54%) C
6 10 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.03%) Java
8 7 (0.90%) Ruby
9 3 (0.39%) C#
9 3 (0.39%) C++
10 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.26%) VBScript
11 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 779 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 366 (46.98%) CCNP
3 156 (20.03%) Security Cleared
4 107 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 105 (13.48%) SC Cleared
6 73 (9.37%) CCIE
7 72 (9.24%) MCSE
8 57 (7.32%) JNCIA
9 48 (6.16%) CCDP
10 43 (5.52%) DV Cleared
11 40 (5.13%) Degree
12 35 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 34 (4.36%) CISSP
13 34 (4.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 28 (3.59%) JNCIS
15 26 (3.34%) CCDA
16 24 (3.08%) MCSA
17 21 (2.70%) CCSA
18 19 (2.44%) MCITP
19 17 (2.18%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.55%) SLA
2 15 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.67%) QA
4 7 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.39%) PMO
7 2 (0.26%) COBIT
7 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 114 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 81 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.39%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.08%) vSphere
5 14 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.41%) Firmware
7 10 (1.28%) XenApp
8 6 (0.77%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.77%) ProxySG
8 6 (0.77%) UAG
8 6 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.39%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.39%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.26%) KVM
11 2 (0.26%) vCloud
11 2 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (5.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 26 (3.34%) HP Data Protector
3 25 (3.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 23 (2.95%) Tivoli
4 23 (2.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (2.44%) SCCM
6 17 (2.18%) Cisco Prime
7 15 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.93%) Puppet
7 15 (1.93%) SCOM
8 14 (1.80%) Nagios
9 11 (1.41%) Cisco UCCE
9 11 (1.41%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.03%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.90%) Ansible
11 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.64%) WSUS
13 4 (0.51%) WMI
14 3 (0.39%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 596 (76.51%) Cisco
2 143 (18.36%) VMware
3 132 (16.94%) Microsoft
4 113 (14.51%) CheckPoint
5 109 (13.99%) Juniper
6 74 (9.50%) F5
7 73 (9.37%) HP
8 55 (7.06%) Citrix
9 42 (5.39%) SolarWinds
10 41 (5.26%) Palo Alto
11 36 (4.62%) Riverbed
12 31 (3.98%) Fortinet
12 31 (3.98%) Red Hat
13 24 (3.08%) Dell
14 23 (2.95%) EMC
15 19 (2.44%) Avaya
16 16 (2.05%) Remedy
17 14 (1.80%) NetApp
17 14 (1.80%) Splunk
18 13 (1.67%) Blue Coat
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Somerset
Genium Selection Limited
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.0 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Northern Ireland
X4 Group
Rate: €190 - 200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
United Kingdom
Flint Consulting Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago