The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 42 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% - 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.84% - 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £413 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.18%
CCNP
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.67% 10.79% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 19
Average daily rate £325 £368 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £531 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £60.00 £46.75 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% +152.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Cambridge region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Cambridge region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
5 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (20.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (20.00%) Internet

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPLS
4 1 (20.00%) WAAS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) VMware