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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 69 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.03% 0.20% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 1.20% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate
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£344 £238 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -34.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £238 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £238 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+109.30% -23.21%
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
372 166 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.52% 16.32% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 87 83
Average daily rate £350 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.82 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% -29.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.45 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014. 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
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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
Milton Keynes +6 10 £325 +36.84% 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) CCNA
3 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) LAN
6 8 (44.44%) SLA
6 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 8 (44.44%) Blue Coat
6 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) F5
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (38.89%) CCSA
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) Change Management
8 6 (33.33%) CCSE
8 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 6 (33.33%) Fault Management
9 5 (27.78%) TACACS
9 5 (27.78%) Citrix
9 5 (27.78%) Juniper
9 5 (27.78%) Nokia
9 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
10 4 (22.22%) Network Management
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
11 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
11 3 (16.67%) Computacenter

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) WAN
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (27.78%) TACACS
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) OSPF
6 1 (5.56%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) WLAN
6 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Network Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) PMI
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
2 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 6 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Network Management
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Network Design
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CCNA
2 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) CCSA
5 6 (33.33%) CCSE
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.11%) MCSA
7 2 (11.11%) CCIE
7 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (5.56%) MCSE
8 1 (5.56%) PMP
8 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (11.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 8 (44.44%) Blue Coat
2 8 (44.44%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) Nokia
4 3 (16.67%) Computacenter
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Websense
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) Huawei