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 3 months to 27 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 / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 48 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 21 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.38% 1.44% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.07% 5.03% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 8
Median daily rate £180 £325 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.61% +91.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £316 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £465 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £20.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £34.70 £18.75
% change year-on-year -42.36% +85.06%  

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 Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 174 159 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 27.97% 28.55% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 105 196
Median daily rate £350 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 13
Median hourly rate £43.50 £70.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.85% +438.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.33 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £73.55 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
South Wales +11 20 £180 -44.61%
North Wales - 1 £200 -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (97.92%) Cisco
3 39 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 39 (81.25%) ITIL
4 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 31 (64.58%) Firewall
6 27 (56.25%) HP
7 26 (54.17%) VMware
7 26 (54.17%) HP Data Protector
8 25 (52.08%) Windows
9 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
10 23 (47.92%) Tivoli
10 23 (47.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 22 (45.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 18 (37.50%) Internet
13 17 (35.42%) SLA
13 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
14 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (27.08%) Citrix
16 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
16 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (14.58%) CCNP
18 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
18 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
19 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
19 5 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
19 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
19 5 (10.42%) LAN
19 5 (10.42%) WAN
20 4 (8.33%) AIX

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 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 18 (37.50%) Internet
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (10.42%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) Wireless
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) WLAN
General
1 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Support Engineer
2 20 (41.67%) Technical Support
3 19 (39.58%) Technical Engineer
4 17 (35.42%) Network Engineer
5 16 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 9 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (18.75%) Network Support
6 9 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Server Engineer
8 7 (14.58%) Server Support
9 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
10 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
10 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Technical Support
11 3 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
11 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) AIX
5 4 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (4.17%) Contact Management
4 2 (4.17%) ITSM
4 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.08%) Network Design
5 1 (2.08%) Network Management
5 1 (2.08%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (45.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.58%) CCNP
5 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) CCIE
8 1 (2.08%) CCENT
8 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (54.17%) HP Data Protector
2 23 (47.92%) Tivoli
2 23 (47.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Cisco
2 39 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 27 (56.25%) HP
4 26 (54.17%) VMware
5 13 (27.08%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 4 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.17%) McAfee
7 2 (4.17%) Remedy
7 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.08%) 3Com
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds