The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 11 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.29% 1.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category 38.89% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.08%
CCNP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 26.47% 9.38% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Average daily rate £338 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Bedford region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
3 5 (71.43%) CCDP
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) CCSA
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Network Management
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCDP
2 5 (71.43%) CCSA
3 2 (28.57%) CCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds