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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 73 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.75% 1.54% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 6.37% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £112.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -73.33%
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
268 314 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.24% 24.19% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 179 169
Average daily rate £410 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +153.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £56.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 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
Milton Keynes -11 3 £375 -9.09%
Amersham - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 14 (82.35%) BGP
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (64.71%) Firewall
5 10 (58.82%) EIGRP
5 10 (58.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (58.82%) WAN
6 9 (52.94%) LAN
6 9 (52.94%) Migration
7 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds
7 8 (47.06%) DMVPN
8 7 (41.18%) WhatsUp Gold
8 7 (41.18%) Palo Alto
9 4 (23.53%) MPLS
9 4 (23.53%) OSPF
9 4 (23.53%) CCIE
9 4 (23.53%) VPN
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (17.65%) HSRP
11 2 (11.76%) IPsec
11 2 (11.76%) DNS
11 2 (11.76%) Internet
11 2 (11.76%) CCNA
11 2 (11.76%) Linux
11 2 (11.76%) GLP
11 2 (11.76%) DHCP
11 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
11 2 (11.76%) iptables
12 1 (5.88%) Network Management

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) BGP
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) EIGRP
3 10 (58.82%) WAN
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
5 8 (47.06%) DMVPN
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) OSPF
6 4 (23.53%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (17.65%) HSRP
8 2 (11.76%) DHCP
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) Internet
8 2 (11.76%) IPsec
9 1 (5.88%) SSL
9 1 (5.88%) TACACS
9 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) IT Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Network Support
6 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Network Management
2 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) SWOT Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) System Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (5.88%) CCVP
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GLP
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds
3 7 (41.18%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) Google