The first table below looks at the demand for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 30 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 Chester 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 20 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.48% 2.55% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 8.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.56% 28.66% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 6
Average daily rate £310 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £415 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Average hourly rate £33.28 £16.84 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.60% -36.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCNP
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CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) LAN
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) WAN
5 8 (61.54%) DNS
6 7 (53.85%) BGP
6 7 (53.85%) VLAN
6 7 (53.85%) F5
6 7 (53.85%) NetScaler
7 5 (38.46%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
7 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
7 5 (38.46%) Wireless
7 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 5 (38.46%) Juniper
7 5 (38.46%) Firmware
7 5 (38.46%) DMZ
7 5 (38.46%) Internet
7 5 (38.46%) OSPF
7 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 5 (38.46%) DHCP
8 4 (30.77%) HTTP
8 4 (30.77%) UNIX
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
8 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 8 (61.54%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) BGP
5 7 (53.85%) VLAN
5 7 (53.85%) NetScaler
6 5 (38.46%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
6 5 (38.46%) DMZ
6 5 (38.46%) Internet
6 5 (38.46%) OSPF
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) HTTP
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
1 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCIP
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCDP
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 2 (15.38%) CCSA
4 1 (7.69%) GPEN
4 1 (7.69%) OSCP
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) GSEC
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) RHCE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
5 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
6 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.69%) McAfee