Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 102 130
Rank change year-on-year -28 +28 -48
Contract jobs citing CCNA 53 93 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.70% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 8.06% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 20
West Midlands median daily rate £275 £371 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.93% +54.69% -26.15%
10th Percentile £181 £189 £170
90th Percentile £488 £458 £325
England median daily rate £325 £345 £323
% change year-on-year -5.80% +6.98% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.84% -7.27% +37.81%

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 826 1,154 953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.52% 21.08% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 623 486
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +4.41% +5.36%
10th Percentile £195 £226 £179
90th Percentile £525 £541 £533
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 34 63
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £20.25 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.62% -35.59% +25.76%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.08 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.53 £37.98 £44.36
England median hourly rate £23.38 £25.50 £25.66
% change year-on-year -8.33% -0.62% +35.05%

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 16 January 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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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 16 January 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 -11 18 £250 -19.68% 6
Worcestershire +12 15 £205 +57.69% 5
Warwickshire +2 11 £475 +6.74% 1
Coventry +17 7 £188 -29.25% 2
Solihull +4 2 - - 1
West Bromwich - 2 £175 -
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 53 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (64.15%) CCNP
2 34 (64.15%) Cisco
3 21 (39.62%) Firewall
4 19 (35.85%) WAN
5 18 (33.96%) LAN
6 14 (26.42%) Windows
7 12 (22.64%) VMware
7 12 (22.64%) CISSP
7 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
8 11 (20.75%) ITIL
9 10 (18.87%) Information Security
9 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
9 10 (18.87%) Network Security
9 10 (18.87%) MPLS
10 9 (16.98%) SAN
10 9 (16.98%) VPN
10 9 (16.98%) Degree
10 9 (16.98%) VLAN
10 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
10 9 (16.98%) SIEM
10 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (15.09%) SANS
11 8 (15.09%) Wireless
12 7 (13.21%) Network Design
12 7 (13.21%) Unix
12 7 (13.21%) Oracle
12 7 (13.21%) Identity Management
12 7 (13.21%) Data Loss Prevention
12 7 (13.21%) 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 (3.77%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) Firewall
2 19 (35.85%) WAN
3 18 (33.96%) LAN
4 10 (18.87%) MPLS
4 10 (18.87%) Network Security
5 9 (16.98%) SAN
5 9 (16.98%) VLAN
5 9 (16.98%) VPN
6 8 (15.09%) Wireless
7 6 (11.32%) SNMP
7 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (9.43%) DHCP
9 4 (7.55%) VoIP
10 3 (5.66%) Broadband
10 3 (5.66%) DNS
10 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.77%) Internet
11 2 (3.77%) NAS
11 2 (3.77%) SSL
11 2 (3.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Network Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Security Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Network Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Collaboration Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Switch Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Azure Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) LAN Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Cyberattack
5 2 (3.77%) SCADA
5 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Unix
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Information Security
3 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (16.98%) SIEM
4 7 (13.21%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
4 7 (13.21%) Identity Management
4 7 (13.21%) Network Design
4 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
5 5 (9.43%) Information Governance
5 5 (9.43%) Security Hardening
6 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.55%) SDLC
6 4 (7.55%) Security Operations
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.66%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.43%) Perl
2 5 (9.43%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (64.15%) CCNP
3 12 (22.64%) CISSP
4 9 (16.98%) Degree
5 8 (15.09%) SANS
6 5 (9.43%) MCSE
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (7.55%) CCDP
8 3 (5.66%) GIAC
8 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.77%) CCIE
9 2 (3.77%) CCSP
9 2 (3.77%) CEH
9 2 (3.77%) CISM
9 2 (3.77%) GCIA
9 2 (3.77%) GSEC
9 2 (3.77%) ISSAP
9 2 (3.77%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.77%) MCITP
9 2 (3.77%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) GDPR
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.89%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) KVM
3 2 (3.77%) Snort
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.77%) XenServer
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (3.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Cisco
2 12 (22.64%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.55%) F5
6 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.66%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.77%) Capita
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) Lancope
7 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.89%) Google
8 1 (1.89%) SevOne
8 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.89%) Veeam