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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 50 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing CCNP 16 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.03% 4.18% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.38% 16.75% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 6
Median daily rate £344 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £390 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £32.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -28.88%
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
191 203 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.18% 24.94% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 136 82
Median daily rate £375 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 May 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco
3 14 (73.68%) LAN
4 12 (63.16%) WAN
5 11 (57.89%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) BGP
6 6 (31.58%) CCNA
6 6 (31.58%) VPN
6 6 (31.58%) Juniper
7 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
7 5 (26.32%) OSPF
7 5 (26.32%) CCIE
8 4 (21.05%) Wireless
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (15.79%) WLAN
9 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
10 2 (10.53%) Network Security
10 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Meraki
10 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
10 2 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 2 (10.53%) MPLS
10 2 (10.53%) L2TP
10 2 (10.53%) VoIP
10 2 (10.53%) DHCP
10 2 (10.53%) PPP
10 2 (10.53%) CCDP
10 2 (10.53%) DNS

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 (5.26%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) BGP
4 6 (31.58%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) OSPF
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) WLAN
8 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
8 2 (10.53%) DHCP
8 2 (10.53%) DNS
8 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
8 2 (10.53%) L2TP
8 2 (10.53%) MPLS
8 2 (10.53%) Network Security
8 2 (10.53%) PPP
8 2 (10.53%) SSL
8 2 (10.53%) VoIP
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) FlexPod Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Change Control
1 2 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
2 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
3 5 (26.32%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) CCDP
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) NCIE
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) Meraki
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Stonesoft
5 1 (5.26%) VMware