The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 74 106 78
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -28
Contract jobs citing CCNP 69 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.32% 0.81% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.10% 3.55% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 18
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£350 £313 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £190 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £28.55
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +75.16%
CCNP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
758 648 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.51% 22.86% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 280 172
Average daily rate £375 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 14
Average hourly rate £24.75 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.66 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £170.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -28.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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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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
Reading +18 24 £300 -4.00% 8
Bracknell +7 5 - - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £350 - 3
Slough 0 2 £274 +44.07%
Newbury - - - - 4
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (88.28%) Cisco
3 63 (49.22%) Telecoms
4 61 (47.66%) Firewall
5 56 (43.75%) CheckPoint
6 52 (40.63%) CCNA
7 47 (36.72%) OSPF
8 45 (35.16%) Cisco ASA
9 43 (33.59%) Security Cleared
9 43 (33.59%) F5
10 40 (31.25%) SC Cleared
11 38 (29.69%) Juniper
11 38 (29.69%) VPN
12 37 (28.91%) BGP
12 37 (28.91%) MPLS
13 36 (28.13%) LAN
14 32 (25.00%) Network Security
14 32 (25.00%) WAN
15 29 (22.66%) Internet
16 27 (21.09%) RIP
17 24 (18.75%) CCIE
18 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
18 23 (17.97%) ITIL
18 23 (17.97%) Validation
18 23 (17.97%) Degree
19 22 (17.19%) Fortinet
19 22 (17.19%) IPsec
20 20 (15.63%) Wireless
20 20 (15.63%) EIGRP
21 19 (14.84%) SSL

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 61 (47.66%) Firewall
2 47 (36.72%) OSPF
3 45 (35.16%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (29.69%) VPN
5 37 (28.91%) BGP
5 37 (28.91%) MPLS
6 36 (28.13%) LAN
7 32 (25.00%) Network Security
7 32 (25.00%) WAN
8 29 (22.66%) Internet
9 27 (21.09%) RIP
10 22 (17.19%) IPsec
11 20 (15.63%) Wireless
11 20 (15.63%) EIGRP
12 19 (14.84%) SSL
12 19 (14.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (12.50%) VoIP
13 16 (12.50%) Ethernet
14 15 (11.72%) Cisco PIX
14 15 (11.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 63 (49.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (0.78%) Billing
3 1 (0.78%) Finance
3 1 (0.78%) Back Office
3 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (42.97%) Network Engineer
2 34 (26.56%) IP Engineer
3 23 (17.97%) Security Engineer
4 17 (13.28%) Design Engineer
5 14 (10.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (10.16%) IP Network Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Network Design Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Architect
9 6 (4.69%) Network Specialist
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Consultant
10 5 (3.91%) Network Design Specialist
11 4 (3.13%) Network Security Specialist
11 4 (3.13%) Network Consultant
11 4 (3.13%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.13%) Security Specialist
12 3 (2.34%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) XML
2 3 (2.34%) WAP
3 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) SecurID
2 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.16%) UNIX
2 8 (6.25%) Linux
3 5 (3.91%) Windows
4 3 (2.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.97%) ITIL
1 23 (17.97%) Validation
2 16 (12.50%) eTOM
3 13 (10.16%) Demand Forecasting
4 12 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (8.59%) Migration
5 11 (8.59%) Test Strategy
6 10 (7.81%) Network Design
7 7 (5.47%) Fault Management
8 5 (3.91%) Network Management
9 4 (3.13%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (3.13%) Change Management
10 3 (2.34%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.34%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.34%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.34%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.34%) Load Balancing
11 2 (1.56%) Problem Management
11 2 (1.56%) Release Management
11 2 (1.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.47%) SQL
2 4 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 128 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (40.63%) CCNA
3 43 (33.59%) Security Cleared
4 40 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 24 (18.75%) CCIE
6 23 (17.97%) Degree
7 18 (14.06%) CISSP
8 16 (12.50%) JNCIS
9 11 (8.59%) CCIP
10 9 (7.03%) CCDP
11 7 (5.47%) CCSA
11 7 (5.47%) HNC
11 7 (5.47%) HND
11 7 (5.47%) CCSE
11 7 (5.47%) BC Cleared
12 4 (3.13%) CCSP
13 3 (2.34%) CCDA
13 3 (2.34%) Sun Certification
13 3 (2.34%) SCSA
14 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.34%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.34%) Netcool
2 3 (2.34%) OpenView
2 3 (2.34%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 113 (88.28%) Cisco
2 56 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 43 (33.59%) F5
4 38 (29.69%) Juniper
5 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
6 22 (17.19%) Fortinet
7 18 (14.06%) Tufin
8 15 (11.72%) AlgoSec
9 13 (10.16%) CA
10 10 (7.81%) VMware
11 9 (7.03%) Nortel
12 8 (6.25%) HP
13 5 (3.91%) Huawei
14 4 (3.13%) Mercator
15 3 (2.34%) Veritas
15 3 (2.34%) Radware
15 3 (2.34%) Sun
15 3 (2.34%) EMC
15 3 (2.34%) Oracle
15 3 (2.34%) Blue Coat
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