Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 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 > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 85 86
Rank change year-on-year +26 +1 +17
Contract jobs citing CCNA 31 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.63% 1.42% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.54% 4.52% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 25
Wales median daily rate £196 £301 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.75% +33.56% -55.00%
10th Percentile £175 £211 £163
90th Percentile £356 £354 £360
UK median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year -2.99% +3.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £27.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.31% +23.33% +12.50%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 363 442 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.79% 31.48% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 295 305
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £140 £223 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 17
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £57.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +180.49% +26.86%
10th Percentile £14.99 £16.74 £10.30
90th Percentile £58.75 £79.00 £41.47
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Wales

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in Wales

CCNA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in Wales

CCNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in Wales

CCNA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
South Wales +24 30 £192 -38.51% 2
North Wales - 1 £200 -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 19 (61.29%) ITIL
4 15 (48.39%) Firewall
5 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (38.71%) VMware
6 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
7 10 (32.26%) HP
7 10 (32.26%) Citrix
7 10 (32.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (29.03%) CCNP
9 8 (25.81%) Tivoli
9 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (25.81%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
10 7 (22.58%) Internet
10 7 (22.58%) SLA
10 7 (22.58%) Windows
11 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
11 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
11 6 (19.35%) Juniper
11 6 (19.35%) MPLS
11 6 (19.35%) OSPF
11 6 (19.35%) F5
11 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (16.13%) VPN

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (22.58%) Internet
5 6 (19.35%) MPLS
5 6 (19.35%) OSPF
6 5 (16.13%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) Wireless
8 3 (9.68%) BGP
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (9.68%) IPsec
8 3 (9.68%) Junos
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.45%) LAN
9 2 (6.45%) WAN
10 1 (3.23%) DMZ
10 1 (3.23%) PBX
10 1 (3.23%) VLAN
10 1 (3.23%) VoIP
10 1 (3.23%) WLAN
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Network Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Support Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Network Support
3 7 (22.58%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Technical Support
3 7 (22.58%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Server Support
4 5 (16.13%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
1 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.90%) AIX
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.23%) Contact Management
3 1 (3.23%) ITSM
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Network Management
3 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (29.03%) CCNP
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) JNCIA
7 3 (9.68%) CCDA
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (6.45%) CCIE
8 2 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.23%) CCDP
9 1 (3.23%) CCENT
9 1 (3.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (3.23%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
9 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
9 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (25.81%) Tivoli
1 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
3 10 (32.26%) HP
4 6 (19.35%) F5
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) 3Com
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.23%) Meraki
6 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy