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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 42 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing CCNP 14 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.87% 2.66% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.72% 11.45% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 1
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£320 £308 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% +92.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.24 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +30.76%
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
144 166 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.28% 23.28% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 92 53
Average daily rate £340 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (90.91%) Cisco
3 28 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 27 (61.36%) OSPF
5 25 (56.82%) Juniper
6 24 (54.55%) BGP
7 23 (52.27%) Firewall
8 21 (47.73%) F5
9 19 (43.18%) MPLS
10 14 (31.82%) WAN
11 13 (29.55%) LAN
11 13 (29.55%) Network Security
12 12 (27.27%) CCNA
13 11 (25.00%) VPN
13 11 (25.00%) Riverbed
13 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
15 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
16 7 (15.91%) CCIE
17 5 (11.36%) SAP
17 5 (11.36%) Clustering
17 5 (11.36%) Cisco UCCE
17 5 (11.36%) Banking
17 5 (11.36%) Blue Coat
17 5 (11.36%) HSRP
18 4 (9.09%) Junos
18 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
18 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP CRM
2 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) OSPF
2 24 (54.55%) BGP
3 23 (52.27%) Firewall
4 19 (43.18%) MPLS
5 14 (31.82%) WAN
6 13 (29.55%) LAN
6 13 (29.55%) Network Security
7 11 (25.00%) VPN
8 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.36%) HSRP
10 4 (9.09%) Junos
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (9.09%) Internet
10 4 (9.09%) BIG-IP
10 4 (9.09%) VRRP
11 3 (6.82%) H.323
11 3 (6.82%) Cisco ICM
11 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (4.55%) Wireless
12 2 (4.55%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Security Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Voice Architect
8 2 (4.55%) IP Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Cisco Voice Specialist
9 1 (2.27%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Voice Specialist
9 1 (2.27%) Implementation Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) SecurID
4 2 (4.55%) DTV
5 1 (2.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) UNIX
1 3 (6.82%) Solaris
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.09%) Migration
2 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (6.82%) CRM
3 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.82%) Change Control
3 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 2 (4.55%) Low Latency
4 2 (4.55%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.27%) Network Design
5 1 (2.27%) Logistics
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Perl
1 3 (6.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.27%) CCNA
3 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 7 (15.91%) CCIE
6 4 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (9.09%) CCSA
6 4 (9.09%) CCIP
7 2 (4.55%) Degree
7 2 (4.55%) CCDP
8 1 (2.27%) CCVP
8 1 (2.27%) CCSP
8 1 (2.27%) HNC
8 1 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Cisco
2 28 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 25 (56.82%) Juniper
4 21 (47.73%) F5
5 11 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 5 (11.36%) SAP
6 5 (11.36%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.82%) Brocade
7 3 (6.82%) Verint
8 2 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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