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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 69 114 84
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -30
Contract jobs citing CCNP 57 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.15% 0.54% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.93% 2.13% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £332 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £361 £318
% change year-on-year
-10.03% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £20.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.29% -43.05%
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
719 658 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.14% 25.53% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 306 190
Average daily rate £388 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 21
Average hourly rate £23.67 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.90% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.85 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.67 £28.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +28 17 £320 -20.00% 6
Slough 0 9 £283 -33.52% 4
Bracknell +2 8 £300 -
Ascot - 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 2
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (87.74%) Cisco
3 56 (52.83%) CCNA
4 54 (50.94%) Telecoms
5 49 (46.23%) Firewall
6 44 (41.51%) Security Cleared
7 43 (40.57%) SC Cleared
8 40 (37.74%) CheckPoint
9 35 (33.02%) F5
10 34 (32.08%) OSPF
11 33 (31.13%) Juniper
11 33 (31.13%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (31.13%) Network Security
12 32 (30.19%) VPN
13 28 (26.42%) LAN
13 28 (26.42%) WAN
14 25 (23.58%) MPLS
15 24 (22.64%) Degree
16 23 (21.70%) Ethernet
16 23 (21.70%) CCIE
16 23 (21.70%) CCIP
17 22 (20.75%) RIP
17 22 (20.75%) IPsec
18 21 (19.81%) Nortel
18 21 (19.81%) CISSP
18 21 (19.81%) Internet
19 20 (18.87%) Fortinet
20 19 (17.92%) PCI DSS
20 19 (17.92%) ITIL
20 19 (17.92%) BGP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (0.94%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 49 (46.23%) Firewall
2 34 (32.08%) OSPF
3 33 (31.13%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (31.13%) Network Security
4 32 (30.19%) VPN
5 28 (26.42%) LAN
5 28 (26.42%) WAN
6 25 (23.58%) MPLS
7 23 (21.70%) Ethernet
8 22 (20.75%) RIP
8 22 (20.75%) IPsec
9 21 (19.81%) Internet
10 19 (17.92%) BGP
11 17 (16.04%) WLAN
12 16 (15.09%) SSL
12 16 (15.09%) Cisco PIX
13 15 (14.15%) Wireless
14 11 (10.38%) BIG-IP
15 10 (9.43%) EIGRP
15 10 (9.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) MS Access
General
1 54 (50.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) German Language
3 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (43.40%) Network Engineer
2 24 (22.64%) Security Engineer
3 23 (21.70%) IP Engineer
4 18 (16.98%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (15.09%) Design Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Architect
8 6 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Data Network Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) IP Network Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Network Architect
10 3 (2.83%) Network Design Specialist
10 3 (2.83%) Network Security Specialist
10 3 (2.83%) Network Specialist
10 3 (2.83%) Cisco Expert
10 3 (2.83%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) WAP
2 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) SecurID
1 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.43%) UNIX
2 4 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Windows
4 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) ITIL
2 16 (15.09%) eTOM
3 13 (12.26%) Fault Management
4 12 (11.32%) Demand Forecasting
4 12 (11.32%) Network Design
5 11 (10.38%) Network Management
5 11 (10.38%) Validation
5 11 (10.38%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (7.55%) Change Management
7 6 (5.66%) Network Architecture
7 6 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.72%) Release Management
8 5 (4.72%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.72%) Migration
9 4 (3.77%) Project Management
9 4 (3.77%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.77%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.94%) SQL
2 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 106 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (52.83%) CCNA
3 44 (41.51%) Security Cleared
4 43 (40.57%) SC Cleared
5 24 (22.64%) Degree
6 23 (21.70%) CCIE
6 23 (21.70%) CCIP
7 21 (19.81%) CISSP
8 14 (13.21%) CCSP
9 8 (7.55%) CCSA
9 8 (7.55%) CCSE
10 7 (6.60%) CCDP
11 5 (4.72%) JNCIS
12 4 (3.77%) BC Cleared
13 2 (1.89%) HNC
13 2 (1.89%) HND
13 2 (1.89%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.94%) CCVP
14 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.94%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.92%) PCI DSS
2 10 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) Snort
4 1 (0.94%) vCloud
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Netcool
1 7 (6.60%) OpenView
2 5 (4.72%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 93 (87.74%) Cisco
2 40 (37.74%) CheckPoint
3 35 (33.02%) F5
4 33 (31.13%) Juniper
5 21 (19.81%) Nortel
6 20 (18.87%) Fortinet
7 16 (15.09%) Tufin
8 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
8 13 (12.26%) AlgoSec
9 10 (9.43%) HP
10 8 (7.55%) CA
11 7 (6.60%) Crossbeam
11 7 (6.60%) Radware
12 5 (4.72%) VMware
13 3 (2.83%) Blue Coat
14 2 (1.89%) EMC
14 2 (1.89%) Cramer
14 2 (1.89%) Mercator
15 1 (0.94%) Tandberg
15 1 (0.94%) Mitel
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