The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 65 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 9 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.92% 1.12% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 4.83% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £260 £378 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% -20.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.18%
CCNP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
209 269 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.41% 23.25% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 120 101
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £144 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £15.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.80 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Marlow - 5 - -
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Amersham - 1 - - 1
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (96.55%) Cisco
3 18 (62.07%) Firewall
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (51.72%) BGP
5 15 (51.72%) LAN
6 14 (48.28%) WAN
7 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
8 9 (31.03%) Migration
9 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
9 8 (27.59%) CCNA
9 8 (27.59%) VPN
9 8 (27.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (27.59%) SolarWinds
9 8 (27.59%) DMVPN
10 7 (24.14%) WhatsUp Gold
10 7 (24.14%) Palo Alto
10 7 (24.14%) MPLS
10 7 (24.14%) OSPF
11 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
11 6 (20.69%) F5
12 5 (17.24%) Internet
12 5 (17.24%) CCDP
13 4 (13.79%) Linux
13 4 (13.79%) DNS
13 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (13.79%) Network Security
14 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
14 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 16 (55.17%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (51.72%) BGP
3 15 (51.72%) LAN
4 14 (48.28%) WAN
5 8 (27.59%) DMVPN
5 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
5 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) MPLS
6 7 (24.14%) OSPF
7 5 (17.24%) Internet
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (13.79%) DNS
8 4 (13.79%) Network Security
9 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
9 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (10.34%) DHCP
9 3 (10.34%) DSL
9 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications
9 3 (10.34%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) IT Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.90%) e-Health
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.90%) Presales
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.45%) Network Design
3 1 (3.45%) Network Management
3 1 (3.45%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (27.59%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) CCDP
4 2 (6.90%) CCIE
4 2 (6.90%) CCSE
5 1 (3.45%) CCSA
5 1 (3.45%) CCVP
5 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) iptables
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (6.90%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
3 8 (27.59%) SolarWinds
4 7 (24.14%) Palo Alto
5 6 (20.69%) F5
6 3 (10.34%) Avaya
6 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) CA
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) Google
8 1 (3.45%) VMware