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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 47 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.34% 0.35% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.55% 3.23% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£160 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £150 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £150 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £42.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +15.86%
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
106 62 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.73% 10.86% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 32
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) LAN
3 12 (63.16%) WAN
4 11 (57.89%) CCNA
5 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
6 8 (42.11%) Firewall
6 8 (42.11%) MPLS
7 7 (36.84%) VPN
8 6 (31.58%) Juniper
8 6 (31.58%) BGP
9 4 (21.05%) DSL
9 4 (21.05%) CCIP
9 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
9 4 (21.05%) ADSL
9 4 (21.05%) Migration
9 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) xDSL
10 3 (15.79%) Broadband
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) RIP
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) CCIE
10 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
10 3 (15.79%) OSPF
10 3 (15.79%) Internet
10 3 (15.79%) Extranet
11 2 (10.53%) DSLAM

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) MPLS
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 6 (31.58%) BGP
6 4 (21.05%) DSL
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (21.05%) xDSL
6 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (21.05%) ADSL
7 3 (15.79%) Broadband
7 3 (15.79%) RIP
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) Extranet
7 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
7 3 (15.79%) OSPF
8 2 (10.53%) DSLAM
8 2 (10.53%) Wireless
General
1 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CCIP
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) CCSP
5 2 (10.53%) BC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) CCDP
6 1 (5.26%) MCSE
6 1 (5.26%) MCSA
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.26%) PMP
6 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCVP
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OPNET
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) BT
3 2 (10.53%) Cramer
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
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