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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 44 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 21 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.75% 1.07% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 6.73% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 3
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£313 £310 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +106.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.08%
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
147 104 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.22% 15.88% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 55
Average daily rate £330 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco
3 22 (73.33%) Firewall
4 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
5 16 (53.33%) Juniper
6 11 (36.67%) CCNA
6 11 (36.67%) Network Security
7 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
7 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 9 (30.00%) LAN
7 9 (30.00%) WAN
7 9 (30.00%) OSPF
7 9 (30.00%) BGP
8 7 (23.33%) MPLS
8 7 (23.33%) Clustering
8 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) F5
9 6 (20.00%) Tcl
9 6 (20.00%) Perl
9 6 (20.00%) UNIX
9 6 (20.00%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) Extranet
10 5 (16.67%) Linux
10 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (16.67%) CCSA
10 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (13.33%) VLAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) Network Security
3 9 (30.00%) LAN
3 9 (30.00%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) OSPF
3 9 (30.00%) BGP
4 7 (23.33%) MPLS
5 6 (20.00%) VPN
6 5 (16.67%) Extranet
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (13.33%) VLAN
7 4 (13.33%) Junos
7 4 (13.33%) Internet
8 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
9 2 (6.67%) SAN
10 1 (3.33%) PSTN
10 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.33%) RIP
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 3 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Tcl
1 6 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) CCSA
5 4 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (10.00%) CCDP
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) CISM
7 2 (6.67%) CISSP
7 2 (6.67%) CCIE
8 1 (3.33%) CCSP
8 1 (3.33%) CCIP
8 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
8 1 (3.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) GPG13
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Squid
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) OPNET
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
3 16 (53.33%) Juniper
4 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.67%) Foundry
8 1 (3.33%) BMC
8 1 (3.33%) Sun
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee
8 1 (3.33%) Websense
8 1 (3.33%) Cramer
8 1 (3.33%) BT
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
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