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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 38 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing CCNP 30 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.65% 0.82% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.52% 4.59% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +100.00%
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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
162 109 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.68% 17.96% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 57 42
Average daily rate £340 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +20.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £31.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 39 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (94.87%) Cisco
3 23 (58.97%) Juniper
3 23 (58.97%) BGP
4 22 (56.41%) MPLS
5 21 (53.85%) CheckPoint
6 20 (51.28%) OSPF
7 14 (35.90%) Firewall
7 14 (35.90%) F5
8 11 (28.21%) Riverbed
8 11 (28.21%) VPN
9 10 (25.64%) WAN
9 10 (25.64%) Network Security
10 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
10 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
10 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
10 8 (20.51%) LAN
10 8 (20.51%) CCNA
11 7 (17.95%) CCIP
11 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
12 6 (15.38%) CCIE
13 5 (12.82%) SAP
13 5 (12.82%) Banking
13 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
13 5 (12.82%) Clustering
13 5 (12.82%) Cisco UCCE
14 4 (10.26%) Junos
14 4 (10.26%) CCSA
14 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
14 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP CRM
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) BGP
2 22 (56.41%) MPLS
3 20 (51.28%) OSPF
4 14 (35.90%) Firewall
5 11 (28.21%) VPN
6 10 (25.64%) WAN
6 10 (25.64%) Network Security
7 8 (20.51%) LAN
8 4 (10.26%) Internet
8 4 (10.26%) Junos
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.69%) xDSL
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco ICM
9 3 (7.69%) DSL
9 3 (7.69%) H.323
9 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
9 3 (7.69%) VoIP
9 3 (7.69%) ADSL
10 2 (5.13%) ATM
10 2 (5.13%) RIP
General
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Finance
5 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) IP Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Voice Architect
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.56%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Solaris
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.69%) Migration
3 3 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 3 (7.69%) CRM
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
4 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
4 2 (5.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.56%) Logistics
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Perl
1 3 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCNA
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) CCIP
4 6 (15.38%) CCIE
5 4 (10.26%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (10.26%) CCSA
6 3 (7.69%) Degree
7 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) CCVP
8 1 (2.56%) PMP
8 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.56%) MCSE
8 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) Cisco
2 23 (58.97%) Juniper
3 21 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 14 (35.90%) F5
5 11 (28.21%) Riverbed
6 5 (12.82%) SAP
6 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.69%) Verint
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.56%) EMC
9 1 (2.56%) Citrix
9 1 (2.56%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) BT
9 1 (2.56%) Cramer
9 1 (2.56%) VMware