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 27 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 47 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing CCNP 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 1.08% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 5.97% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.07% +4.00%
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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
67 67 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.84% 18.16% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 35
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 27 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) CCIP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Data Security
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCIP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint