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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 74 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 49 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.00% 1.06% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.10% 3.99% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 2
Average daily rate
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£273 £400 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.87% +54.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £345 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £460 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £59.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -7.69%
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
690 676 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.12% 26.51% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 275 230
Average daily rate £375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 10
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.80 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £26.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -24.28%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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
Bracknell +13 15 £225 - 3
Reading +12 9 £340 - 7
Slough -2 5 £370 -4.51% 6
Newbury -1 1 - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 90 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (80.00%) Cisco
3 39 (43.33%) CCNA
3 39 (43.33%) Juniper
4 37 (41.11%) Firewall
5 31 (34.44%) CheckPoint
5 31 (34.44%) Security Cleared
6 30 (33.33%) MPLS
6 30 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 28 (31.11%) OSPF
8 27 (30.00%) VPN
8 27 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 26 (28.89%) Network Security
10 25 (27.78%) CCIE
11 23 (25.56%) BGP
11 23 (25.56%) WAN
11 23 (25.56%) IPsec
12 22 (24.44%) LAN
12 22 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (24.44%) F5
13 21 (23.33%) Cisco PIX
13 21 (23.33%) VoIP
13 21 (23.33%) Ethernet
13 21 (23.33%) DNS
14 19 (21.11%) Network Design
15 18 (20.00%) CISSP
16 17 (18.89%) Network Management
17 16 (17.78%) CCSP
18 15 (16.67%) CCIP
18 15 (16.67%) Nortel

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (12.22%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (41.11%) Firewall
2 30 (33.33%) MPLS
3 28 (31.11%) OSPF
4 27 (30.00%) VPN
5 26 (28.89%) Network Security
6 23 (25.56%) IPsec
6 23 (25.56%) BGP
6 23 (25.56%) WAN
7 22 (24.44%) LAN
7 22 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (23.33%) Cisco PIX
8 21 (23.33%) VoIP
8 21 (23.33%) Ethernet
8 21 (23.33%) DNS
9 15 (16.67%) BIG-IP
10 13 (14.44%) WLAN
11 12 (13.33%) SNMP
11 12 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (12.22%) Wireless
13 10 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) MS Access
General
1 30 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (1.11%) German Language
3 1 (1.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (54.44%) Network Engineer
2 20 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 19 (21.11%) IP Engineer
4 14 (15.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (15.56%) Design Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) Network Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Network Support
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Design Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) IP Network Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Data Network Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior IP Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) WAP
2 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) SecurID
4 2 (2.22%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.11%) PMI
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) UNIX
2 3 (3.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Network Design
2 17 (18.89%) Network Management
3 14 (15.56%) Network Architecture
4 12 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (12.22%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.78%) Fault Management
7 7 (7.78%) ITIL
8 5 (5.56%) Change Management
8 5 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (5.56%) eTOM
8 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
9 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.44%) Release Management
9 4 (4.44%) Project Management
10 3 (3.33%) Migration
10 3 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.22%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 2 (2.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (1.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) Python
2 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (43.33%) CCNA
3 31 (34.44%) Security Cleared
4 27 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 25 (27.78%) CCIE
6 18 (20.00%) CISSP
7 16 (17.78%) CCSP
8 15 (16.67%) CCIP
9 11 (12.22%) Check Point Certification
10 10 (11.11%) Degree
11 9 (10.00%) CCDP
12 6 (6.67%) CCSA
13 4 (4.44%) CCSE
14 3 (3.33%) JNCIP
15 2 (2.22%) BC Cleared
16 1 (1.11%) JNCIE
16 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
16 1 (1.11%) PMP
16 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
16 1 (1.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) PCI DSS
2 8 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.44%) OpenView
2 4 (4.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 72 (80.00%) Cisco
2 39 (43.33%) Juniper
3 31 (34.44%) CheckPoint
4 22 (24.44%) F5
5 15 (16.67%) Nortel
6 7 (7.78%) Fortinet
7 5 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 5 (5.56%) HP
8 4 (4.44%) Crossbeam
8 4 (4.44%) Radware
9 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.33%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.22%) Tufin
10 2 (2.22%) AlgoSec
11 1 (1.11%) Nokia
11 1 (1.11%) Genesys
11 1 (1.11%) Dell
11 1 (1.11%) Cramer
11 1 (1.11%) Mitel
11 1 (1.11%) Infovista
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