The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Cambridge 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 43 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 1.01% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 5.97% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£295 £263 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% +64.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £303 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
70 67 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.63% 16.92% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 45
Average daily rate £313 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £211 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 32
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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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 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) LAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle