The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 44 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 26 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.37% 1.61% 2.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.29% 8.33% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 13
Median daily rate £400 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £365 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.24 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +6.44%
CCNP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
170 144 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.05% 19.28% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 93 96
Median daily rate £400 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Birmingham region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Birmingham region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (91.89%) Cisco
3 32 (86.49%) LAN
4 29 (78.38%) WAN
5 28 (75.68%) Firewall
6 19 (51.35%) Juniper
7 18 (48.65%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
8 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
8 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
8 14 (37.84%) Windows
9 11 (29.73%) IPv4
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
10 10 (27.03%) vSphere
10 10 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (27.03%) SAN
10 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
10 10 (27.03%) VMware
11 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (24.32%) CCNA
11 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
11 9 (24.32%) Linux
11 9 (24.32%) MCSE
11 9 (24.32%) MCSA
11 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
11 9 (24.32%) Ubuntu
11 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
12 8 (21.62%) WLAN
12 8 (21.62%) CCIE

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) LAN
2 29 (78.38%) WAN
3 28 (75.68%) Firewall
4 18 (48.65%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (29.73%) IPv4
6 10 (27.03%) SAN
7 8 (21.62%) Wireless
7 8 (21.62%) WLAN
8 6 (16.22%) BGP
8 6 (16.22%) VPN
9 5 (13.51%) OSPF
10 4 (10.81%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (8.11%) BIG-IP
11 3 (8.11%) DMVPN
11 3 (8.11%) Network Security
11 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
12 2 (5.41%) DNS
12 2 (5.41%) SSL
12 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Technical Leader
6 5 (13.51%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Architect
8 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) e-Health
3 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
1 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Ubuntu
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.41%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 2 (5.41%) Migration
2 1 (2.70%) Change Control
2 1 (2.70%) Fault Management
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL
2 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (2.70%) Network Planning
2 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
3 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
4 10 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (24.32%) CCNA
5 9 (24.32%) MCSA
5 9 (24.32%) MCSE
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (21.62%) CCIE
7 5 (13.51%) CCDP
8 3 (8.11%) CCDA
9 2 (5.41%) CCSA
9 2 (5.41%) CLAS
9 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
9 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.70%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.41%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Juniper
3 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Meraki
6 5 (13.51%) Fortinet
7 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
8 3 (8.11%) Aruba
8 3 (8.11%) F5
8 3 (8.11%) HP
8 3 (8.11%) Huawei
9 2 (5.41%) CA
10 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.70%) NetApp
10 1 (2.70%) Stonesoft