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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 39 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 29 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.88% 1.38% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.79% 6.90% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 15
Median daily rate £400 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £348 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+107.14% -53.33%
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
163 145 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.79% 20.06% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 81 80
Median daily rate £400 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £183 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (93.18%) Cisco
3 35 (79.55%) Firewall
4 33 (75.00%) LAN
5 30 (68.18%) WAN
6 24 (54.55%) Juniper
7 19 (43.18%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
9 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
9 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
9 15 (34.09%) Windows
10 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
11 13 (29.55%) CheckPoint
12 11 (25.00%) IPv4
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
14 9 (20.45%) VMware
14 9 (20.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (20.45%) Wireless
14 9 (20.45%) CCIE
14 9 (20.45%) SAN
14 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (20.45%) Linux
14 9 (20.45%) MCSE
14 9 (20.45%) MCSA
14 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
14 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
14 9 (20.45%) Ubuntu
14 9 (20.45%) vSphere
15 8 (18.18%) WLAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 35 (79.55%) Firewall
2 33 (75.00%) LAN
3 30 (68.18%) WAN
4 19 (43.18%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (25.00%) IPv4
6 9 (20.45%) SAN
6 9 (20.45%) Wireless
7 8 (18.18%) WLAN
8 6 (13.64%) BGP
9 5 (11.36%) Network Security
9 5 (11.36%) OSPF
9 5 (11.36%) VPN
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
11 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
11 3 (6.82%) VoIP
12 2 (4.55%) DHCP
12 2 (4.55%) DNS
12 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Network Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Leader
6 5 (11.36%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Network Architect
9 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
1 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Ubuntu
3 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.55%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 2 (4.55%) Migration
2 1 (2.27%) Change Control
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL
2 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
2 1 (2.27%) Network Planning
2 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (20.45%) CCIE
4 9 (20.45%) MCSA
4 9 (20.45%) MCSE
4 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (20.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (18.18%) CCNA
6 5 (11.36%) CCDP
6 5 (11.36%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.82%) CCDA
8 2 (4.55%) CCSA
8 2 (4.55%) CLAS
8 2 (4.55%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Cisco
2 24 (54.55%) Juniper
3 13 (29.55%) CheckPoint
4 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.45%) VMware
6 6 (13.64%) Meraki
7 5 (11.36%) Fortinet
8 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
9 3 (6.82%) Aruba
9 3 (6.82%) F5
9 3 (6.82%) HP
9 3 (6.82%) Huawei
10 2 (4.55%) CA
11 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.27%) Stonesoft