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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 73 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing CCNP 15 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.20% 0.097% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 0.58% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.30 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+77.07% -41.42%
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
373 173 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.74% 16.86% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 83 70
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £524 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £51.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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
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 November 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 -6 12 £325 - 1
High Wycombe - - - - 2
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
3 14 (66.67%) CCNA
3 14 (66.67%) WAN
3 14 (66.67%) Firewall
3 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 13 (61.90%) LAN
5 12 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (52.38%) DV Cleared
7 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
8 9 (42.86%) ITIL
9 8 (38.10%) SLA
9 8 (38.10%) Juniper
9 8 (38.10%) F5
10 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
10 7 (33.33%) Fault Management
10 7 (33.33%) Change Management
10 7 (33.33%) CCSA
11 6 (28.57%) Nokia
11 6 (28.57%) CCSE
11 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
12 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
12 5 (23.81%) Citrix
12 5 (23.81%) CCIE
12 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 5 (23.81%) TACACS
12 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat
13 4 (19.05%) Wireless
13 4 (19.05%) MPLS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) WAN
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) LAN
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) TACACS
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 4 (19.05%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) OSPF
5 4 (19.05%) BGP
5 4 (19.05%) WLAN
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (14.29%) HSRP
6 3 (14.29%) Multicast
6 3 (14.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) SSL
6 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 7 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 7 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Network Design
7 1 (4.76%) Network Management
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCNA
2 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) DV Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) CCSA
5 6 (28.57%) CCSE
6 5 (23.81%) CCIE
7 3 (14.29%) CCIP
7 3 (14.29%) CCDP
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (9.52%) MCSA
8 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (4.76%) MCSE
9 1 (4.76%) PMP
9 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (9.52%) UAG
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
3 8 (38.10%) Juniper
3 8 (38.10%) F5
4 6 (28.57%) Nokia
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat
6 3 (14.29%) Computacenter
7 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) Websense
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) Huawei
8 1 (4.76%) Remedy