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 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 7 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 18.37% 2.38% 8.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 12.50% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £330 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+110.71% -53.33%
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 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 36.73% 19.05% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 11
Median daily rate £330 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP 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 Bedford region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Network Security
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
4 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
5 6 (54.55%) CCNA
5 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (54.55%) Network Management
5 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
5 6 (54.55%) F5
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
6 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
6 4 (36.36%) Splunk
6 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
6 4 (36.36%) LogLogic
6 4 (36.36%) SIEM
6 4 (36.36%) LogRhythm
6 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
6 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
6 4 (36.36%) OSPF
6 4 (36.36%) BGP
6 4 (36.36%) CISSP
6 4 (36.36%) CCSA
6 4 (36.36%) Information Security

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) Network Security
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) OSPF
5 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
5 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
6 2 (18.18%) 802.11
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) DMZ
7 1 (9.09%) SNA
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Security Technical Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
1 6 (54.55%) Network Management
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) CCSA
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) CCDA
4 2 (18.18%) CCDP
4 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 6 (54.55%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
4 4 (36.36%) LogLogic
4 4 (36.36%) LogRhythm
4 4 (36.36%) Splunk
5 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 3 (27.27%) Tripwire
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) IronPort
6 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 1 (9.09%) Riverbed