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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 69 72 104
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +32
Contract jobs citing CCNP 57 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 2.02% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.72% 7.03% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.29 £59.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.01% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +73.07%
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
654 697 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.09% 28.72% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 312 281
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 21
Average hourly rate £30.90 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.63% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £15.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 25 £325 -23.52% 17
Slough +5 9 £208 -44.66% 4
Bracknell -15 5 £425 +89.30%
Maidenhead - 4 £350 -
Newbury -8 3 £400 -
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (76.64%) Cisco
3 49 (45.79%) CCNA
4 45 (42.06%) Firewall
5 38 (35.51%) Telecoms
6 34 (31.78%) BGP
7 29 (27.10%) OSPF
8 28 (26.17%) MPLS
9 27 (25.23%) CheckPoint
9 27 (25.23%) LAN
10 24 (22.43%) WAN
11 23 (21.50%) CCIE
11 23 (21.50%) Juniper
12 22 (20.56%) Security Cleared
13 19 (17.76%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (16.82%) Network Design
14 18 (16.82%) F5
14 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
15 17 (15.89%) Linux
15 17 (15.89%) Network Security
16 16 (14.95%) SC Cleared
16 16 (14.95%) Broadband
16 16 (14.95%) Ethernet
17 15 (14.02%) VoIP
17 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
17 15 (14.02%) 3G
17 15 (14.02%) 4G
18 14 (13.08%) SQL
19 13 (12.15%) VPN
19 13 (12.15%) DNS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (4.67%) Lync
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.61%) MS Office
4 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 45 (42.06%) Firewall
2 34 (31.78%) BGP
3 29 (27.10%) OSPF
4 28 (26.17%) MPLS
5 27 (25.23%) LAN
6 24 (22.43%) WAN
7 19 (17.76%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
9 17 (15.89%) Network Security
10 16 (14.95%) Ethernet
10 16 (14.95%) Broadband
11 15 (14.02%) VoIP
11 15 (14.02%) 3G
11 15 (14.02%) 4G
12 13 (12.15%) PPP
12 13 (12.15%) VPN
12 13 (12.15%) DNS
13 12 (11.21%) 2G
14 10 (9.35%) Wireless
14 10 (9.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (35.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.87%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Retail
2 2 (1.87%) Billing
2 2 (1.87%) Local Government
2 2 (1.87%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.93%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (39.25%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.21%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (11.21%) IP Engineer
3 8 (7.48%) Support Engineer
4 6 (5.61%) Architect
4 6 (5.61%) IP Network Engineer
5 5 (4.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (4.67%) Consultant
5 5 (4.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 4 (3.74%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (3.74%) Security Engineer
6 4 (3.74%) Network Support
6 4 (3.74%) Communications Engineer
7 3 (2.80%) Network Specialist
7 3 (2.80%) Network Architect
7 3 (2.80%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (2.80%) Network Consultant
7 3 (2.80%) Security Consultant
7 3 (2.80%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (2.80%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) CSS
2 5 (4.67%) XML
3 3 (2.80%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.87%) XMPP
5 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.93%) Handset
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) SecurID
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Linux
2 12 (11.21%) UNIX
3 8 (7.48%) Windows
4 6 (5.61%) Solaris
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) Network Design
2 10 (9.35%) Load Balancing
3 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.48%) ITIL
4 8 (7.48%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (6.54%) Migration
6 5 (4.67%) Service Management
6 5 (4.67%) Validation
6 5 (4.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.74%) Change Management
8 3 (2.80%) CRM
8 3 (2.80%) eTOM
8 3 (2.80%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.80%) Product Management
9 2 (1.87%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.87%) Network Management
9 2 (1.87%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.87%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (1.87%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) SQL
2 7 (6.54%) Perl
3 2 (1.87%) C
4 1 (0.93%) Python
4 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (45.79%) CCNA
3 23 (21.50%) CCIE
4 22 (20.56%) Security Cleared
5 16 (14.95%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.28%) Degree
7 10 (9.35%) CCDP
7 10 (9.35%) CCVP
8 7 (6.54%) CCDA
8 7 (6.54%) JNCIS
9 6 (5.61%) Sun Certification
9 6 (5.61%) HND
9 6 (5.61%) SCSA
10 5 (4.67%) CCSE
10 5 (4.67%) HNC
11 4 (3.74%) CCSA
12 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.80%) CCIP
12 3 (2.80%) CISSP
13 2 (1.87%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (5.61%) OpenView
2 6 (5.61%) Cacti
3 3 (2.80%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.80%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.80%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.93%) Iperf
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (76.64%) Cisco
2 27 (25.23%) CheckPoint
3 23 (21.50%) Juniper
4 18 (16.82%) F5
5 13 (12.15%) HP
6 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.48%) VMware
8 6 (5.61%) Oracle
8 6 (5.61%) Veritas
8 6 (5.61%) Sun
8 6 (5.61%) Huawei
9 5 (4.67%) Citrix
10 3 (2.80%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.87%) Remedy
11 2 (1.87%) Nortel
12 1 (0.93%) Avaya
12 1 (0.93%) Ericsson
12 1 (0.93%) Websense
12 1 (0.93%) BT
12 1 (0.93%) Brocade
Reading, Berkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £420 - £520 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago