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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK / Wales
Rank 42 57 58
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1  
Contract jobs citing CCNA 26 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.69% 2.95% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.22% 9.62% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 4
Median daily rate £176 £138 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.18% -49.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £387 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.94 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +21.65% +5.12%  

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 282 208 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 40.00% 30.63% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 133 130
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £138 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £43.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.02% +222.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.22 £16.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +23 25 £173 +25.45% 2
CCNA
UK

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (94.59%) Cisco
3 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
4 23 (62.16%) ITIL
5 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
5 22 (59.46%) Firewall
6 19 (51.35%) Windows
6 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
7 17 (45.95%) Windows Server
8 15 (40.54%) HP
8 15 (40.54%) HP Data Protector
9 14 (37.84%) Tivoli
9 14 (37.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 12 (32.43%) VMware
11 11 (29.73%) Internet
11 11 (29.73%) CCNP
11 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
11 11 (29.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (27.03%) LAN
12 10 (27.03%) WAN
13 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
13 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
13 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
14 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (16.22%) SLA
15 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (10.81%) Customer Requirements
16 4 (10.81%) MS Office
16 4 (10.81%) Juniper

CCNA
Top Related 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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) Internet
3 10 (27.03%) LAN
3 10 (27.03%) WAN
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Network Engineer
1 13 (35.14%) Support Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Technical Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Technical Support
4 8 (21.62%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Installations Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Switch Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) CESG
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (2.70%) Contact Management
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.70%) ITSM
3 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.70%) Network Design
3 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
3 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (29.73%) CCNP
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (37.84%) Tivoli
2 14 (37.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) HP
4 12 (32.43%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
5 4 (10.81%) Citrix
5 4 (10.81%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) Intel Security
6 3 (8.11%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.70%) BT
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy