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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 47 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing CCNP 12 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 2.67% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.89% 12.42% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +73.07%
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
135 161 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.37% 21.52% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 83 55
Average daily rate £340 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (90.70%) Cisco
3 28 (65.12%) OSPF
4 27 (62.79%) CheckPoint
5 25 (58.14%) BGP
6 24 (55.81%) Firewall
7 23 (53.49%) Juniper
8 20 (46.51%) F5
9 18 (41.86%) MPLS
10 14 (32.56%) LAN
10 14 (32.56%) Network Security
11 13 (30.23%) WAN
11 13 (30.23%) CCNA
12 12 (27.91%) VPN
13 11 (25.58%) Riverbed
14 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
15 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
16 7 (16.28%) CCIE
16 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
17 5 (11.63%) Banking
17 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
17 5 (11.63%) HSRP
17 5 (11.63%) Clustering
18 4 (9.30%) Migration
18 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
18 4 (9.30%) VRRP
18 4 (9.30%) Internet
18 4 (9.30%) CCIP
18 4 (9.30%) Check Point Certification

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) OSPF
2 25 (58.14%) BGP
3 24 (55.81%) Firewall
4 18 (41.86%) MPLS
5 14 (32.56%) LAN
5 14 (32.56%) Network Security
6 13 (30.23%) WAN
7 12 (27.91%) VPN
8 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.63%) HSRP
10 4 (9.30%) Junos
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (9.30%) BIG-IP
10 4 (9.30%) Internet
10 4 (9.30%) VRRP
11 3 (6.98%) H.323
11 3 (6.98%) Cisco ICM
11 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (6.98%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.63%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Finance
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Security Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Network Support
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) SecurID
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
4 1 (2.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) UNIX
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Solaris
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.30%) Migration
2 4 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (6.98%) CRM
3 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
3 3 (6.98%) Change Control
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
4 2 (4.65%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
5 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) SABSA
5 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.33%) Security Hardening
5 1 (2.33%) SDLC
5 1 (2.33%) Information Security
5 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Perl
1 3 (6.98%) Tcl
2 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.23%) CCNA
3 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
4 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) CCIE
6 4 (9.30%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (9.30%) CCSA
6 4 (9.30%) CCIP
7 3 (6.98%) Degree
8 2 (4.65%) CCVP
8 2 (4.65%) CCDP
9 1 (2.33%) CISSP
9 1 (2.33%) CISM
9 1 (2.33%) CCSP
9 1 (2.33%) HNC
9 1 (2.33%) HND
9 1 (2.33%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) Cisco
2 27 (62.79%) CheckPoint
3 23 (53.49%) Juniper
4 20 (46.51%) F5
5 11 (25.58%) Riverbed
6 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.30%) SAP
8 3 (6.98%) Sourcefire
8 3 (6.98%) Brocade
8 3 (6.98%) Verint
9 2 (4.65%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.33%) Oracle
10 1 (2.33%) VMware