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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 34 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing CCNP 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.51% 0.78% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.21% 8.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -38.18%
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
96 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.92% 9.59% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 22
Average daily rate £370 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £191 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 5 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.58% -51.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Luton - 2 £338 -
Bedford +4 1 - - 2
CCNP
East of England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCNA
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) F5
5 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 6 (37.50%) CCSA
5 6 (37.50%) CCSE
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
7 4 (25.00%) SIEM
7 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 4 (25.00%) Nessus
8 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (18.75%) MPLS
8 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) CCDP
8 3 (18.75%) MS Visio

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 2 (12.50%) RIP
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
7 1 (6.25%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (25.00%) SIEM
1 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Presales
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) CCSA
3 6 (37.50%) CCSE
4 4 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (18.75%) CCDP
6 2 (12.50%) CCIE
7 1 (6.25%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (6.25%) CCVP
7 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Mitel
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) VMware