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 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 79 66 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +47
Contract jobs citing CCNP 42 65 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.65% 2.40% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.94% 9.08% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 6
Average daily rate £365 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.69 - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -38.18%
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
605 716 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.81% 26.40% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 297 278
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +146.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.59 £11.50 £14.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £90.15
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 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 11 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
Reading +4 26 £376 +25.41% 12
Slough +4 6 £370 +42.99% 1
Bracknell -5 2 £444 +47.91% 3
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (93.59%) Cisco
3 38 (48.72%) Firewall
4 33 (42.31%) Juniper
5 30 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (37.18%) Wireless
7 25 (32.05%) CCNA
7 25 (32.05%) MPLS
7 25 (32.05%) BGP
8 22 (28.21%) CCIE
9 19 (24.36%) OSPF
9 19 (24.36%) CheckPoint
9 19 (24.36%) Cisco Wireless
10 18 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (23.08%) WAN
10 18 (23.08%) LAN
11 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
11 16 (20.51%) Data Centre
12 14 (17.95%) F5
13 12 (15.38%) Network Security
13 12 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
13 12 (15.38%) CCVP
13 12 (15.38%) ITIL
13 12 (15.38%) VPN
14 11 (14.10%) DNS
14 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
14 11 (14.10%) Cisco UCCX
15 10 (12.82%) Broadband
15 10 (12.82%) Windows

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) IaaS
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (48.72%) Firewall
2 30 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (37.18%) Wireless
4 25 (32.05%) BGP
4 25 (32.05%) MPLS
5 19 (24.36%) Cisco Wireless
5 19 (24.36%) OSPF
6 18 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (23.08%) LAN
6 18 (23.08%) WAN
7 12 (15.38%) Network Security
7 12 (15.38%) VPN
8 11 (14.10%) DNS
9 10 (12.82%) Broadband
9 10 (12.82%) EIGRP
9 10 (12.82%) Internet
10 9 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (10.26%) VLAN
12 7 (8.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (7.69%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Back Office
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (52.56%) Network Engineer
2 28 (35.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Cisco Support
4 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Network Support
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.13%) IP Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Designer
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Network Designer
9 3 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.56%) Unix
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) ITIL
2 9 (11.54%) Network Design
2 9 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (10.26%) Project Management
4 6 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.85%) Migration
7 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.56%) Change Control
8 2 (2.56%) Change Management
8 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.56%) CRM
8 2 (2.56%) Database Security
8 2 (2.56%) Information Security
8 2 (2.56%) SDLC
8 2 (2.56%) SIEM
8 2 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) Perl
1 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (32.05%) CCNA
3 22 (28.21%) CCIE
4 12 (15.38%) CCVP
5 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
5 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.69%) JNCIP
7 4 (5.13%) CCDP
8 3 (3.85%) CCNP Voice
8 3 (3.85%) CCSA
8 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.85%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.56%) CISSP
10 1 (1.28%) CCIP
10 1 (1.28%) CCSP
10 1 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.28%) CISM
10 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.28%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 11 (14.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (6.41%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.56%) Cacti
4 2 (2.56%) Nessus
4 2 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (93.59%) Cisco
2 33 (42.31%) Juniper
3 19 (24.36%) CheckPoint
4 14 (17.95%) F5
5 5 (6.41%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.85%) Brocade
6 3 (3.85%) BT
6 3 (3.85%) EMC
6 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.85%) Nokia
6 3 (3.85%) VMware
7 2 (2.56%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.56%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Huawei
7 2 (2.56%) Meraki
7 2 (2.56%) Qualys
7 2 (2.56%) Remedy
7 2 (2.56%) Splunk
7 2 (2.56%) Verint
8 1 (1.28%) Infoblox
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