The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 69 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing CCNP 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.58% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 1.12% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£338 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% +13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £50.00 £29.59
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +68.97%
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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 Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
205 178 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.98% 20.94% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 129 87
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.83% +138.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Bristol region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Bristol region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 9 (81.82%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) Network Design
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) CCIE
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) B2B
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (18.18%) Network Management
6 2 (18.18%) F5
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) vSphere
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (9.09%) Email Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Meraki
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (9.09%) XenApp
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Network Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) B2B
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Email Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (18.18%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Wyse
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle