Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 143 140
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -39
Contract jobs citing CCNA 64 39 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.89% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.36% 4.81% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 35
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £199 £313 £263
90th Percentile £519 £488 £575
England median daily rate £375 £340 £336
% change year-on-year +10.29% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.40 £12.50 £18.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.80% -31.60% -39.08%
10th Percentile £12.18 £11.75 £14.69
90th Percentile £15.58 £50.65 £102.00
England median hourly rate £26.50 £29.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.74% +18.76% +13.64%

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 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 1,006 810 1,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.46% 18.43% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 452 711
West Midlands median daily rate £424 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +8.55% +8.57%
10th Percentile £218 £231 £243
90th Percentile £550 £532 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 46
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £23.13 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.16% +23.33% -35.34%
10th Percentile £12.18 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £39.13 £37.67 £43.13
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.84 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.21% +8.49% +23.99%

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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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -12 16 £268 -28.67% 5
Warwickshire +12 14 £488 +18.18% 1
Solihull -5 11 - - 3
Walsall - 9 - -
Coventry -12 3 £394 - 2
Staffordshire -6 2 £388 +19.23% 4
Worcestershire -5 1 £195 - 3
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (73.44%) Cisco
3 44 (68.75%) WAN
4 33 (51.56%) LAN
4 33 (51.56%) Firewall
5 27 (42.19%) ITIL
6 26 (40.63%) CCNP
7 17 (26.56%) Windows
7 17 (26.56%) Network Design
8 16 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (23.44%) MPLS
10 14 (21.88%) Unix
10 14 (21.88%) Network Security
11 13 (20.31%) VoIP
11 13 (20.31%) CISSP
12 12 (18.75%) SNMP
12 12 (18.75%) Identity Management
12 12 (18.75%) Telecoms
12 12 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (18.75%) SAN
12 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
12 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
12 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 12 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (18.75%) SIEM
13 11 (17.19%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (17.19%) Meraki
13 11 (17.19%) Data Loss Prevention
13 11 (17.19%) GDPR
13 11 (17.19%) Data Protection

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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 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 44 (68.75%) WAN
2 33 (51.56%) Firewall
2 33 (51.56%) LAN
3 15 (23.44%) MPLS
4 14 (21.88%) Network Security
5 13 (20.31%) VoIP
6 12 (18.75%) SAN
6 12 (18.75%) SNMP
6 12 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (17.19%) VLAN
8 9 (14.06%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (14.06%) Wireless
9 5 (7.81%) Ethernet
9 5 (7.81%) VPN
10 4 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (4.69%) Internet
11 3 (4.69%) SSL
12 2 (3.13%) BGP
13 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
13 1 (1.56%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Automotive
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Network Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Architect
3 11 (17.19%) Security Architect
4 10 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Network Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.13%) IT Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Network Support
10 1 (1.56%) Network Architect
10 1 (1.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.13%) e-Health
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.56%) BYOD
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Unix
3 5 (7.81%) Windows 10
3 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) ITIL
2 17 (26.56%) Network Design
3 16 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (18.75%) Identity Management
4 12 (18.75%) SIEM
5 11 (17.19%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (17.19%) Data Loss Prevention
5 11 (17.19%) Data Protection
5 11 (17.19%) Security Architecture
6 10 (15.63%) Information Governance
6 10 (15.63%) Information Security
6 10 (15.63%) Migration
7 9 (14.06%) Risk Management
7 9 (14.06%) SDLC
7 9 (14.06%) Security Hardening
8 5 (7.81%) Change Control
8 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.81%) Network Management
8 5 (7.81%) Project Management
9 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.63%) Perl
2 10 (15.63%) Python
3 2 (3.13%) C
4 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (40.63%) CCNP
3 13 (20.31%) CISSP
4 12 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 10 (15.63%) SANS
6 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (7.81%) Degree
7 5 (7.81%) MCSE
7 5 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (6.25%) MCSA
9 1 (1.56%) CCIE
9 1 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (3.13%) Nessus
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 47 (73.44%) Cisco
2 11 (17.19%) Meraki
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle
4 7 (10.94%) VMware
5 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.38%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) F5
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.25%) NetApp
6 4 (6.25%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.69%) Aruba
7 3 (4.69%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) Juniper
8 2 (3.13%) SevOne
9 1 (1.56%) Apple
9 1 (1.56%) Capita
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix
9 1 (1.56%) EMC
9 1 (1.56%) McAfee
9 1 (1.56%) Ruckus Wireless