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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 73 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 0.55% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 2.24% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £28.55
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +75.16%
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
307 268 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.58% 24.61% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 145 104
Average daily rate £347 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £523 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £17.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -20.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.47 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £21.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +2 11 £255 -51.42% 1
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (71.88%) LAN
2 23 (71.88%) WAN
3 22 (68.75%) CCNA
3 22 (68.75%) Firewall
4 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
4 21 (65.63%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 15 (46.88%) ITIL
6 15 (46.88%) F5
7 12 (37.50%) Juniper
8 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 10 (31.25%) VPN
8 10 (31.25%) SLA
8 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 10 (31.25%) Fault Management
8 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
8 10 (31.25%) Change Management
8 10 (31.25%) Wireless
9 9 (28.13%) Citrix
10 8 (25.00%) WLAN
10 8 (25.00%) Nokia
10 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
10 8 (25.00%) CCSE
10 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
11 7 (21.88%) PKI
11 7 (21.88%) CCSA
11 7 (21.88%) MPLS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) LAN
1 23 (71.88%) WAN
2 22 (68.75%) Firewall
3 21 (65.63%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (31.25%) Wireless
4 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 10 (31.25%) VPN
5 8 (25.00%) WLAN
6 7 (21.88%) EIGRP
6 7 (21.88%) TACACS
6 7 (21.88%) SSL
6 7 (21.88%) MPLS
6 7 (21.88%) OSPF
7 6 (18.75%) BGP
7 6 (18.75%) VRRP
7 6 (18.75%) DNS
7 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 6 (18.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 6 (18.75%) Unified Communications
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Network Support
4 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) e-Health
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Tandem
3 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Change Management
2 10 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 10 (31.25%) Fault Management
3 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (18.75%) Validation
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Information Governance
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.13%) B2B
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (68.75%) CCNA
3 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
4 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 8 (25.00%) CCSE
7 7 (21.88%) CCSA
8 6 (18.75%) CCIP
9 5 (15.63%) CCDP
9 5 (15.63%) CCIE
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (6.25%) MCSA
12 1 (3.13%) MCP
12 1 (3.13%) MCSE
12 1 (3.13%) CCA
12 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (3.13%) CCEA
12 1 (3.13%) MCTS
12 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) TickIT
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (6.25%) UAG
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (46.88%) F5
4 12 (37.50%) Juniper
5 9 (28.13%) Citrix
6 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 8 (25.00%) Nokia
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) Computacenter
9 3 (9.38%) VMware
10 2 (6.25%) Websense
10 2 (6.25%) CA
10 2 (6.25%) Lotus
11 1 (3.13%) Remedy
11 1 (3.13%) McAfee
11 1 (3.13%) ION Trading
11 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire