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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 43 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% 0.49% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.82% 4.11% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £150 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £21.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+60.46% -40.27%
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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
110 73 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.63% 11.97% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 29
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £127 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £20.50 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
3 16 (48.48%) Juniper
4 14 (42.42%) CCNA
4 14 (42.42%) LAN
5 13 (39.39%) WAN
6 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 12 (36.36%) BGP
7 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 10 (30.30%) MPLS
8 10 (30.30%) VPN
9 9 (27.27%) OSPF
10 8 (24.24%) Blue Coat
10 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
10 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
10 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
11 7 (21.21%) Network Security
11 7 (21.21%) Clustering
12 6 (18.18%) Tcl
12 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (18.18%) Internet
12 6 (18.18%) Extranet
12 6 (18.18%) Perl
12 6 (18.18%) UNIX
13 5 (15.15%) CCIP
13 5 (15.15%) Finance
13 5 (15.15%) Migration
13 5 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (12.12%) CCSA

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 14 (42.42%) LAN
3 13 (39.39%) WAN
4 12 (36.36%) BGP
5 10 (30.30%) MPLS
5 10 (30.30%) VPN
6 9 (27.27%) OSPF
7 7 (21.21%) Network Security
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (18.18%) Internet
8 6 (18.18%) Extranet
9 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
9 4 (12.12%) ADSL
9 4 (12.12%) xDSL
9 4 (12.12%) Junos
9 4 (12.12%) DSL
9 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
10 3 (9.09%) Broadband
10 3 (9.09%) RIP
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Solaris
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 3 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) People Management
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Perl
1 6 (18.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNA
3 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) CCIP
5 4 (12.12%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (12.12%) CCSA
5 4 (12.12%) CCIE
6 2 (6.06%) CCSP
6 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CCVP
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) PMP
7 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.03%) MCSE
7 1 (3.03%) MCSA
7 1 (3.03%) CCDP
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Snort
1 1 (3.03%) Squid
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) OPNET
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) Juniper
3 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 8 (24.24%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
5 2 (6.06%) BT
5 2 (6.06%) Cramer
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Remedy
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Websense
6 1 (3.03%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) Sun
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Foundry
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