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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 76 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing CCNP 60 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.17% 1.42% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.49% 5.57% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 21
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£345 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +63.63%
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
632 700 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.87% 25.55% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 288 219
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.61 £13.49 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £28.59 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -18.18%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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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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 +1 18 £288 -14.81% 3
Maidenhead +6 5 £325 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £275 -
Slough - 3 £285 - 2
Newbury - 1 - -
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (88.89%) Cisco
3 65 (51.59%) Telecoms
4 64 (50.79%) Firewall
5 63 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 48 (38.10%) OSPF
7 45 (35.71%) CCNA
7 45 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
8 44 (34.92%) Security Cleared
8 44 (34.92%) F5
9 40 (31.75%) Juniper
10 39 (30.95%) BGP
10 39 (30.95%) SC Cleared
11 38 (30.16%) MPLS
12 37 (29.37%) VPN
12 37 (29.37%) LAN
13 35 (27.78%) Network Security
14 33 (26.19%) WAN
15 28 (22.22%) Internet
16 27 (21.43%) RIP
17 25 (19.84%) Validation
18 24 (19.05%) ITIL
18 24 (19.05%) Degree
19 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
19 23 (18.25%) CCIE
20 21 (16.67%) IPsec
21 20 (15.87%) Wireless
21 20 (15.87%) EIGRP
21 20 (15.87%) Fortinet
22 18 (14.29%) JNCIS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 4 (3.17%) Lync
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.17%) MS Office
4 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 64 (50.79%) Firewall
2 48 (38.10%) OSPF
3 45 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 39 (30.95%) BGP
5 38 (30.16%) MPLS
6 37 (29.37%) VPN
6 37 (29.37%) LAN
7 35 (27.78%) Network Security
8 33 (26.19%) WAN
9 28 (22.22%) Internet
10 27 (21.43%) RIP
11 21 (16.67%) IPsec
12 20 (15.87%) Wireless
12 20 (15.87%) EIGRP
13 18 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (14.29%) SSL
14 17 (13.49%) VoIP
15 14 (11.11%) WLAN
15 14 (11.11%) Ethernet
16 13 (10.32%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 65 (51.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (1.59%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (48.41%) Network Engineer
2 33 (26.19%) IP Engineer
3 22 (17.46%) Security Engineer
4 16 (12.70%) Design Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) IP Network Engineer
6 14 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (8.73%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.94%) Network Design Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Network Specialist
10 7 (5.56%) Architect
11 6 (4.76%) Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
12 5 (3.97%) Network Design Specialist
12 5 (3.97%) Network Consultant
13 4 (3.17%) Support Engineer
13 4 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
13 4 (3.17%) Security Specialist
13 4 (3.17%) Network Security Specialist
13 4 (3.17%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) XML
2 2 (1.59%) WAP
3 1 (0.79%) XMPP
3 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) SecurID
2 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.94%) UNIX
2 9 (7.14%) Linux
3 5 (3.97%) Windows
4 4 (3.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.84%) Validation
2 24 (19.05%) ITIL
3 16 (12.70%) Network Design
4 15 (11.90%) eTOM
5 13 (10.32%) Test Strategy
6 12 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
7 11 (8.73%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (8.73%) Migration
8 6 (4.76%) Change Management
8 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.97%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.97%) Network Management
10 4 (3.17%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.38%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.38%) CRM
11 3 (2.38%) Service Management
11 3 (2.38%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.59%) Configuration Management
12 2 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.35%) SQL
2 3 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (35.71%) CCNA
3 44 (34.92%) Security Cleared
4 39 (30.95%) SC Cleared
5 24 (19.05%) Degree
6 23 (18.25%) CCIE
7 18 (14.29%) JNCIS
7 18 (14.29%) CISSP
8 11 (8.73%) CCDP
9 7 (5.56%) BC Cleared
10 6 (4.76%) CCSA
10 6 (4.76%) CCIP
10 6 (4.76%) CCSE
11 5 (3.97%) HNC
11 5 (3.97%) HND
12 4 (3.17%) Sun Certification
12 4 (3.17%) CCDA
12 4 (3.17%) SCSA
13 3 (2.38%) CCSP
14 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.90%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.59%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.79%) vCloud
2 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.59%) Netcool
2 2 (1.59%) OpenView
2 2 (1.59%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 112 (88.89%) Cisco
2 63 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 44 (34.92%) F5
4 40 (31.75%) Juniper
5 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
6 20 (15.87%) Fortinet
7 14 (11.11%) Tufin
7 14 (11.11%) AlgoSec
8 13 (10.32%) CA
9 8 (6.35%) HP
9 8 (6.35%) VMware
10 6 (4.76%) Nortel
10 6 (4.76%) Huawei
11 4 (3.17%) Mercator
11 4 (3.17%) Veritas
11 4 (3.17%) Sun
11 4 (3.17%) Oracle
12 3 (2.38%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.59%) Radware
13 2 (1.59%) Remedy
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