The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedford region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 13 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing CCNP 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.76% 2.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.13% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 41.89% 6.98% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 3
Average daily rate £300 £275 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -52.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCNP
Bedfordshire

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 28 July 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) CCSA
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) CCDP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Riverbed

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCDP
2 4 (80.00%) CCSA
3 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CCSE
4 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) F5