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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.13% 0.81% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.40% 3.65% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £360 £375 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +127.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £375 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £375 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +29.41%

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
125 137 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.46% 22.10% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 78 57
Median daily rate £360 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (93.10%) Cisco
3 22 (75.86%) Firewall
4 17 (58.62%) Juniper
5 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
6 13 (44.83%) LAN
7 12 (41.38%) CCNA
8 11 (37.93%) WAN
8 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
9 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
10 7 (24.14%) Wireless
11 6 (20.69%) BGP
11 6 (20.69%) JNCIA
12 5 (17.24%) VLAN
12 5 (17.24%) MPLS
13 4 (13.79%) OSPF
13 4 (13.79%) EIGRP
13 4 (13.79%) CA
13 4 (13.79%) VoIP
13 4 (13.79%) Windows
13 4 (13.79%) Network Security
13 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
13 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
14 3 (10.34%) F5
14 3 (10.34%) DMVPN
14 3 (10.34%) JNCIS
14 3 (10.34%) ITIL
14 3 (10.34%) WLAN
14 3 (10.34%) RIP

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 (3.45%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) LAN
3 11 (37.93%) WAN
4 7 (24.14%) Wireless
5 6 (20.69%) BGP
6 5 (17.24%) MPLS
6 5 (17.24%) VLAN
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (13.79%) EIGRP
7 4 (13.79%) Network Security
7 4 (13.79%) OSPF
7 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 3 (10.34%) DMVPN
8 3 (10.34%) RIP
8 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (10.34%) WLAN
9 2 (6.90%) 802.11
9 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.90%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.90%) Electronics
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Network Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) e-Health
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
2 2 (6.90%) Network Management
2 2 (6.90%) Presales
3 1 (3.45%) Change Control
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) Validation
3 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) CCNA
4 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) JNCIA
6 3 (10.34%) CCIE
6 3 (10.34%) CCSA
6 3 (10.34%) JNCIS
7 2 (6.90%) CCDA
7 2 (6.90%) CCDP
7 2 (6.90%) Degree
7 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
8 1 (3.45%) MCSA
8 1 (3.45%) MCSE
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) Juniper
3 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
4 4 (13.79%) CA
5 3 (10.34%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) AirMagnet
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) Aruba
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds