Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 138 117
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNA 68 48 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.35% 1.04% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.00% 5.95% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 36
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £275 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -30.16% +31.25%
10th Percentile £127 £181 £275
90th Percentile £519 £433 £613
England median daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +10.71% +1.45% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.40 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.80% -50.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.75 £18.14
90th Percentile £16.03 £50.65 £113.10
England median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £25.50
% change year-on-year -23.66% +28.43% +13.33%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 971 807 1,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.23% 17.43% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 456 716
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
10th Percentile £203 £223 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £542
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 45 44
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.82% +12.24% -20.25%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.45 £12.83
90th Percentile £30.54 £50.00 £42.63
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.31
% change year-on-year -3.85% +2.73% +11.25%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNA in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNA in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNA in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCNA in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Birmingham +2 17 £325 +30.00% 9
Warwickshire +16 11 £431 +23.21% 1
Solihull +4 11 - - 1
Walsall - 9 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £351 - 8
Coventry -16 2 - - 4
Shropshire -43 2 £483 +16.97% 9
Dudley - 2 £338 - 1
Worcestershire -14 1 £201 -6.74% 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (80.88%) Cisco
3 39 (57.35%) WAN
4 34 (50.00%) Firewall
5 31 (45.59%) CCNP
6 28 (41.18%) LAN
7 25 (36.76%) ITIL
8 16 (23.53%) Windows
9 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
9 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
10 13 (19.12%) VoIP
10 13 (19.12%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (19.12%) Meraki
11 12 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (17.65%) Wireless
11 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
11 12 (17.65%) MPLS
12 11 (16.18%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (16.18%) Migration
12 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (14.71%) Unix
14 9 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (13.24%) Cisco ISE
15 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
15 8 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (11.76%) SNMP
15 8 (11.76%) VPN
15 8 (11.76%) Network Design
15 8 (11.76%) Network Security
16 7 (10.29%) F5

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (57.35%) WAN
2 34 (50.00%) Firewall
3 28 (41.18%) LAN
4 13 (19.12%) VoIP
4 13 (19.12%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (17.65%) MPLS
5 12 (17.65%) Wireless
6 9 (13.24%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (11.76%) Network Security
7 8 (11.76%) SNMP
7 8 (11.76%) VPN
8 7 (10.29%) SAN
8 7 (10.29%) VLAN
9 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (7.35%) DHCP
11 4 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (5.88%) Internet
12 3 (4.41%) BGP
12 3 (4.41%) HSRP
12 3 (4.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Automotive
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Network Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Network Deployment Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Junior Network Administrator
10 2 (2.94%) Junior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) e-Health
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Unix
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (16.18%) Migration
4 9 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (11.76%) Network Design
6 7 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (8.82%) Network Management
8 5 (7.35%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.35%) Identity Management
8 5 (7.35%) Information Governance
8 5 (7.35%) Information Security
8 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.35%) SDLC
8 5 (7.35%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.35%) Security Hardening
8 5 (7.35%) SIEM
9 4 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) Perl
1 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
1 5 (7.35%) Python
2 2 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (45.59%) CCNP
3 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
3 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
4 11 (16.18%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.82%) CISSP
7 5 (7.35%) SANS
8 4 (5.88%) MCSA
8 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.41%) MCSE
10 1 (1.47%) CCDP
10 1 (1.47%) CCIE
10 1 (1.47%) CCSA
10 1 (1.47%) CCSE
10 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.47%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (4.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.94%) Nessus
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 55 (80.88%) Cisco
2 13 (19.12%) Meraki
3 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
3 7 (10.29%) F5
4 6 (8.82%) HP
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle
5 5 (7.35%) VMware
6 4 (5.88%) Aruba
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.88%) NetApp
6 4 (5.88%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.94%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.94%) Juniper
8 2 (2.94%) McAfee
8 2 (2.94%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (2.94%) SevOne
9 1 (1.47%) Apple
9 1 (1.47%) Dell