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 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 32 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.73% 1.53% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 6.17% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £418 £388 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +64.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £331
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +25.00%

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
28 81 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.18% 24.85% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 24
Median daily rate £438 £370 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -16.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £245 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +143.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) CISSP
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) CCSA
6 2 (25.00%) Information Security
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
6 2 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (25.00%) tcpdump
6 2 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (25.00%) Splunk
6 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (25.00%) LogLogic
6 2 (25.00%) SIEM
6 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (25.00%) Nessus
6 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Fortinet

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
1 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) SIEM
1 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCSA
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCIP
4 1 (12.50%) CCSP
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) LogLogic
3 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Tripwire