The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 75 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.48% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 2.46% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£469 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
302 203 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.12% 19.61% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 110 119
Average daily rate £325 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.96 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -23.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCNP
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Milton Keynes - 4 £438 -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) CCNA
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) F5
5 6 (46.15%) Network Management
5 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
6 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
6 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) SLA
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) Network Security
8 3 (23.08%) CCSA
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) Wireless
9 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (15.38%) MPLS
9 2 (15.38%) OSPF
9 2 (15.38%) BGP
9 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Juniper
9 2 (15.38%) CCDP
9 2 (15.38%) HP
9 2 (15.38%) VPN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) DMVPN
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Management
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
2 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
3 2 (15.38%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNA
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) CCSA
7 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (15.38%) CCDP
8 1 (7.69%) CCIP
8 1 (7.69%) CCDA
8 1 (7.69%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper