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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.74% 2.20% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 8.43% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £418 £406 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% +72.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +29.41%

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
27 83 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.04% 26.10% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 21
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £550 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 3
Median hourly rate £10.30 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.11% +157.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 January 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco
3 14 (73.68%) LAN
4 13 (68.42%) WAN
4 13 (68.42%) Firewall
5 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
6 11 (57.89%) Network Security
7 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (47.37%) OSPF
9 8 (42.11%) BGP
9 8 (42.11%) F5
10 7 (36.84%) LogRhythm
10 7 (36.84%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (36.84%) CCNA
10 7 (36.84%) CISSP
10 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
10 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
10 7 (36.84%) Wireshark
10 7 (36.84%) tcpdump
10 7 (36.84%) Splunk
10 7 (36.84%) ArcSight
10 7 (36.84%) LogLogic
10 7 (36.84%) SIEM
10 7 (36.84%) Information Security
10 7 (36.84%) Nessus
11 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
11 6 (31.58%) Network Management

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 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) WAN
3 11 (57.89%) Network Security
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (47.37%) OSPF
6 8 (42.11%) BGP
7 7 (36.84%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 7 (36.84%) tcpdump
7 7 (36.84%) Wireshark
8 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (10.53%) VLAN
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (5.26%) DMZ
9 1 (5.26%) DNS
9 1 (5.26%) IPsec
9 1 (5.26%) SNA
9 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Security Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security
1 7 (36.84%) SIEM
1 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) Network Management
2 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Internal Audit
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Service Design
3 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
2 7 (36.84%) CISSP
3 4 (21.05%) CCSA
4 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) CCIP
5 1 (5.26%) CCSP
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
3 8 (42.11%) F5
4 7 (36.84%) ArcSight
4 7 (36.84%) LogLogic
4 7 (36.84%) LogRhythm
4 7 (36.84%) Splunk
5 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
5 6 (31.58%) Juniper
6 5 (26.32%) Tripwire
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.26%) Intel
8 1 (5.26%) NetApp
8 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.26%) VMware