The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 76 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 45 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.80% 0.94% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.30% 3.69% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 6
Average daily rate
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£319 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £290 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
714 623 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.49% 25.53% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 240 266
Average daily rate £375 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% -35.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCNP
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
Reading +22 17 £325 - 6
Bracknell +12 10 £225 -
Slough -1 3 £375 +8.69% 1
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 80 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (81.25%) Cisco
3 37 (46.25%) Juniper
4 36 (45.00%) Firewall
5 32 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 29 (36.25%) OSPF
7 28 (35.00%) MPLS
8 27 (33.75%) CCNA
8 27 (33.75%) Telecoms
9 26 (32.50%) Network Security
9 26 (32.50%) Security Cleared
10 24 (30.00%) BGP
10 24 (30.00%) VPN
11 23 (28.75%) CCIE
12 22 (27.50%) IPsec
12 22 (27.50%) SC Cleared
13 19 (23.75%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (23.75%) F5
13 19 (23.75%) WAN
14 18 (22.50%) LAN
14 18 (22.50%) VoIP
14 18 (22.50%) CISSP
14 18 (22.50%) Cisco PIX
15 17 (21.25%) Ethernet
15 17 (21.25%) DNS
16 16 (20.00%) Network Design
17 14 (17.50%) Network Management
17 14 (17.50%) PCI DSS
18 13 (16.25%) FortiGate
18 13 (16.25%) CCSP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 11 (13.75%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (45.00%) Firewall
2 29 (36.25%) OSPF
3 28 (35.00%) MPLS
4 26 (32.50%) Network Security
5 24 (30.00%) BGP
5 24 (30.00%) VPN
6 22 (27.50%) IPsec
7 19 (23.75%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (23.75%) WAN
8 18 (22.50%) VoIP
8 18 (22.50%) LAN
8 18 (22.50%) Cisco PIX
9 17 (21.25%) DNS
9 17 (21.25%) Ethernet
10 12 (15.00%) SNMP
10 12 (15.00%) BIG-IP
11 11 (13.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (12.50%) Wireless
13 9 (11.25%) RIP
13 9 (11.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) MS Access
General
1 27 (33.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Back Office
3 1 (1.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (23.75%) Security Engineer
3 16 (20.00%) IP Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (15.00%) Design Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Network Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Security Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Network Support
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Design Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Network Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) NOC Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) XML
1 1 (1.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) SecurID
1 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) UNIX
2 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Network Design
2 14 (17.50%) Network Management
3 11 (13.75%) Network Architecture
4 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 9 (11.25%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (8.75%) ITIL
7 5 (6.25%) eTOM
7 5 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting
8 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.75%) Change Management
9 3 (3.75%) Fault Management
9 3 (3.75%) Migration
10 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.50%) Release Management
10 2 (2.50%) Test Management
10 2 (2.50%) Validation
11 1 (1.25%) Project Management
11 1 (1.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) Python
2 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (33.75%) CCNA
3 26 (32.50%) Security Cleared
4 23 (28.75%) CCIE
5 22 (27.50%) SC Cleared
6 18 (22.50%) CISSP
7 13 (16.25%) CCSP
8 11 (13.75%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (12.50%) CCIP
10 8 (10.00%) CCDP
11 5 (6.25%) Degree
12 4 (5.00%) CCSA
13 3 (3.75%) JNCIP
14 2 (2.50%) BC Cleared
14 2 (2.50%) CCSE
15 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
15 1 (1.25%) HND
15 1 (1.25%) JNCIE
15 1 (1.25%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.25%) OpenView
2 1 (1.25%) Netcool
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 65 (81.25%) Cisco
2 37 (46.25%) Juniper
3 32 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 19 (23.75%) F5
5 9 (11.25%) Nortel
6 7 (8.75%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.50%) HP
9 2 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.50%) AlgoSec
9 2 (2.50%) Tufin
10 1 (1.25%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.25%) Tandberg
10 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.25%) Nokia
10 1 (1.25%) Radware
10 1 (1.25%) Mitel
10 1 (1.25%) Genesys
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