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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 36 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 22 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.45% 0.78% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.19% 3.70% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Median daily rate £363 £375 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +127.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £241
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +25.00%

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
128 135 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.06% 21.06% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 79 52
Median daily rate £363 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
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 21 February 2017, 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 21 (67.74%) Firewall
4 14 (45.16%) CCNA
4 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
5 13 (41.94%) WAN
6 12 (38.71%) LAN
6 12 (38.71%) Wireless
7 11 (35.48%) Juniper
8 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
11 7 (22.58%) Network Management
12 6 (19.35%) BGP
13 5 (16.13%) Finance
13 5 (16.13%) Migration
13 5 (16.13%) MPLS
13 5 (16.13%) CCIE
13 5 (16.13%) ITIL
13 5 (16.13%) F5
14 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
14 4 (12.90%) Riverbed
14 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
14 4 (12.90%) Cisco Wireless
14 4 (12.90%) OSPF
14 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
14 4 (12.90%) Network Design
14 4 (12.90%) VLAN
15 3 (9.68%) JNCIA

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 (3.23%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) WAN
3 12 (38.71%) LAN
3 12 (38.71%) Wireless
4 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (19.35%) BGP
6 5 (16.13%) MPLS
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
7 4 (12.90%) OSPF
7 4 (12.90%) VLAN
8 3 (9.68%) VoIP
8 3 (9.68%) VPN
8 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.45%) 802.11
9 2 (6.45%) ATM
9 2 (6.45%) PPP
9 2 (6.45%) RIP
9 2 (6.45%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Network Engineer
2 17 (54.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Principal Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Network Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Presales
4 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CCNA
3 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) CCIE
6 3 (9.68%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.45%) CCDA
7 2 (6.45%) CCDP
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
8 1 (3.23%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (3.23%) CCSA
8 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
3 11 (35.48%) Juniper
4 5 (16.13%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Riverbed
5 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.68%) EqualLogic
6 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.45%) AirMagnet
7 2 (6.45%) CA
8 1 (3.23%) Aruba
8 1 (3.23%) Avaya
8 1 (3.23%) BT
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) VMware