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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 77 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 42 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.72% 0.94% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.07% 3.72% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £345 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.74% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +47.72%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
692 619 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.34% 25.43% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 241 252
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £220
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 10 13 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -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 22 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 22 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 +17 18 £325 - 5
Bracknell +13 10 £225 -
Slough +2 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 22 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 38 (47.50%) Juniper
4 35 (43.75%) Firewall
5 30 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 29 (36.25%) MPLS
6 29 (36.25%) CCNA
7 28 (35.00%) OSPF
8 27 (33.75%) Telecoms
9 26 (32.50%) Security Cleared
10 25 (31.25%) Network Security
10 25 (31.25%) VPN
11 24 (30.00%) BGP
12 22 (27.50%) CCIE
12 22 (27.50%) SC Cleared
13 21 (26.25%) IPsec
14 20 (25.00%) F5
15 19 (23.75%) WAN
16 18 (22.50%) VoIP
16 18 (22.50%) LAN
16 18 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (21.25%) Cisco PIX
17 17 (21.25%) Ethernet
17 17 (21.25%) DNS
18 16 (20.00%) CISSP
19 15 (18.75%) Network Design
20 14 (17.50%) Network Management
21 13 (16.25%) CCSP
22 12 (15.00%) SNMP
22 12 (15.00%) BIG-IP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (43.75%) Firewall
2 29 (36.25%) MPLS
3 28 (35.00%) OSPF
4 25 (31.25%) Network Security
4 25 (31.25%) VPN
5 24 (30.00%) BGP
6 21 (26.25%) IPsec
7 19 (23.75%) WAN
8 18 (22.50%) VoIP
8 18 (22.50%) LAN
8 18 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (21.25%) Cisco PIX
9 17 (21.25%) Ethernet
9 17 (21.25%) DNS
10 12 (15.00%) SNMP
10 12 (15.00%) BIG-IP
11 11 (13.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (12.50%) Wireless
13 8 (10.00%) WLAN
13 8 (10.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) MS Access
General
1 27 (33.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.25%) Back Office
3 1 (1.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Network Engineer
2 19 (23.75%) Security Engineer
3 16 (20.00%) IP Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Design Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Network Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Network Support
8 6 (7.50%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Network Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Senior Security Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) WAP
1 1 (1.25%) XML
1 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
1 2 (2.50%) SecurID
2 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) UNIX
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Network Design
2 14 (17.50%) Network Management
3 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 10 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 8 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.50%) ITIL
6 5 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting
7 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.00%) Fault Management
7 4 (5.00%) eTOM
8 3 (3.75%) Change Management
9 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.50%) Release Management
9 2 (2.50%) Test Management
9 2 (2.50%) Validation
9 2 (2.50%) Migration
10 1 (1.25%) B2B
10 1 (1.25%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.25%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (1.25%) Python
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (36.25%) CCNA
3 26 (32.50%) Security Cleared
4 22 (27.50%) CCIE
4 22 (27.50%) SC Cleared
5 16 (20.00%) CISSP
6 13 (16.25%) CCSP
7 11 (13.75%) Check Point Certification
8 10 (12.50%) CCIP
9 8 (10.00%) CCDP
10 5 (6.25%) CCSA
10 5 (6.25%) Degree
11 3 (3.75%) JNCIP
12 2 (2.50%) BC Cleared
12 2 (2.50%) CCSE
13 1 (1.25%) HND
13 1 (1.25%) CCVP
13 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
13 1 (1.25%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.25%) OpenView
3 1 (1.25%) Netcool
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 65 (81.25%) Cisco
2 38 (47.50%) Juniper
3 30 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 20 (25.00%) F5
5 10 (12.50%) Nortel
6 6 (7.50%) Fortinet
7 5 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.50%) Tufin
9 2 (2.50%) AlgoSec
9 2 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.50%) HP
10 1 (1.25%) Citrix
10 1 (1.25%) Nokia
10 1 (1.25%) Radware
10 1 (1.25%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
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