Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 114 125
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 -28
Contract jobs citing CCNA 48 98 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.01% 1.59% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.64% 7.72% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 22
West Midlands median daily rate £263 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £181 £238 £216
90th Percentile £481 £613 £465
England median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.83% - -
England median hourly rate £25.85 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.02% +22.22% +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 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 851 1269 929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.88% 20.56% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 700 498
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £208 £238 £200
90th Percentile £524 £544 £525
England median daily rate £425 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +0.83% +5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 43 65
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +42.91%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.55 £10.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.49% +7.37% +25.00%

CCNA
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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 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
Birmingham 0 19 £263 -19.23% 5
Worcestershire +18 13 £200 -8.05%
Coventry +23 5 £188 - 2
Warwickshire -4 5 £475 +6.74% 1
Solihull -3 2 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £175 -
Shropshire -14 1 £413 +8.20%
CCNA
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (70.83%) Cisco
3 31 (64.58%) CCNP
4 17 (35.42%) WAN
5 15 (31.25%) Firewall
6 14 (29.17%) LAN
7 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
8 12 (25.00%) VMware
9 7 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (14.58%) Wireless
9 7 (14.58%) VPN
9 7 (14.58%) Windows
10 6 (12.50%) ITIL
11 5 (10.42%) Degree
11 5 (10.42%) Network Security
11 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
11 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
12 4 (8.33%) Security Operations
12 4 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (8.33%) MCSE
12 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (8.33%) CISSP
12 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
12 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
13 3 (6.25%) MPLS
13 3 (6.25%) Finance

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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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) WAN
2 15 (31.25%) Firewall
3 14 (29.17%) LAN
4 7 (14.58%) VPN
4 7 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (14.58%) Wireless
5 5 (10.42%) Network Security
6 3 (6.25%) Broadband
6 3 (6.25%) MPLS
6 3 (6.25%) SAN
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 2 (4.17%) NAS
7 2 (4.17%) SSL
7 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.17%) VoIP
7 2 (4.17%) WLAN
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Collaboration Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.17%) SCADA
3 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Security Operations
3 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.25%) Information Security
3 3 (6.25%) Service Management
3 3 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.17%) Matrix Management
4 2 (4.17%) Network Design
4 2 (4.17%) Network Security Management
4 2 (4.17%) Open Source
4 2 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.17%) Security Management
4 2 (4.17%) Security Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (64.58%) CCNP
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) CISSP
4 4 (8.33%) MCSE
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) VCP6
6 2 (4.17%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) CCIE Security
6 2 (4.17%) CEH
6 2 (4.17%) CISM
6 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.17%) GCIA
6 2 (4.17%) GSEC
6 2 (4.17%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.17%) MCP
6 2 (4.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Snort
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
4 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (4.17%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.17%) EMC
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Lancope
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Capita
7 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.08%) SevOne
7 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.08%) Veeam