The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 50 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.48% 1.84% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 7.94% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£235 £413 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.03% +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £361 £318
% change year-on-year
-10.03% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £20.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.29% -43.05%
CCNP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 63 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.65% 23.16% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 38
Average daily rate £344 £370 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Bedfordshire region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +4 1 - - 2
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
CCNP
East of England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) CCSA
3 9 (69.23%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) CCDP
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) CCSE
6 5 (38.46%) Network Management
7 4 (30.77%) Change Control
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
8 3 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (23.08%) BGP
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (15.38%) CCNA
9 2 (15.38%) MS Office
9 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 2 (15.38%) OSPF
9 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (15.38%) Time Management
9 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
9 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
9 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
9 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
1 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) BGP
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Security Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Network Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCSA
3 7 (53.85%) CCDP
4 5 (38.46%) CCSE
5 3 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
4 2 (15.38%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Intel