The first table below looks at the demand for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 160 170 166
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 51 27 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.43% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.34% 2.72% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 33
Average daily rate £338 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £258 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+117.82% -8.18%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1176 993 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.22% 15.93% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 641 650
Average daily rate £412 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 37
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCNP
London

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 97 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (90.72%) Cisco
3 56 (57.73%) Firewall
4 40 (41.24%) CheckPoint
5 37 (38.14%) WAN
6 35 (36.08%) Juniper
7 32 (32.99%) Finance
8 29 (29.90%) LAN
9 27 (27.84%) Banking
9 27 (27.84%) BGP
9 27 (27.84%) Network Security
10 25 (25.77%) EIGRP
10 25 (25.77%) ITIL
11 23 (23.71%) CCNA
11 23 (23.71%) Wireless
12 22 (22.68%) F5
13 21 (21.65%) VoIP
14 20 (20.62%) TCP/IP
15 19 (19.59%) VLAN
16 18 (18.56%) MPLS
17 17 (17.53%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (16.49%) VPN
19 15 (15.46%) OSPF
20 14 (14.43%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (14.43%) HSRP
20 14 (14.43%) Multicast
21 13 (13.40%) Windows
21 13 (13.40%) CCVP
22 12 (12.37%) Cisco CUCM
22 12 (12.37%) Cisco IOS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.03%) Lync
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 56 (57.73%) Firewall
2 37 (38.14%) WAN
3 29 (29.90%) LAN
4 27 (27.84%) BGP
4 27 (27.84%) Network Security
5 25 (25.77%) EIGRP
6 23 (23.71%) Wireless
7 21 (21.65%) VoIP
8 20 (20.62%) TCP/IP
9 19 (19.59%) VLAN
10 18 (18.56%) MPLS
11 17 (17.53%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (16.49%) VPN
13 15 (15.46%) OSPF
14 14 (14.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (14.43%) HSRP
14 14 (14.43%) Multicast
15 12 (12.37%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (10.31%) IPsec
16 10 (10.31%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (32.99%) Finance
2 27 (27.84%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Law
4 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.03%) French Language
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (42.27%) Network Engineer
2 25 (25.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (17.53%) Security Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Analyst
6 11 (11.34%) Network Analyst
6 11 (11.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Senior Network Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Telephony Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Consultant
9 6 (6.19%) Architect
9 6 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Voice Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Principle Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Network Architect
11 4 (4.12%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) OAuth
1 1 (1.03%) OpenID
1 1 (1.03%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.03%) SAML
1 1 (1.03%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) e-Health
2 4 (4.12%) SecurID
2 4 (4.12%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.09%) GIS
4 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Windows
2 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.15%) Linux
5 4 (4.12%) UNIX
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) ITIL
2 10 (10.31%) Change Management
2 10 (10.31%) Network Management
3 8 (8.25%) Low Latency
3 8 (8.25%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.22%) Migration
5 6 (6.19%) Service Management
5 6 (6.19%) Project Management
6 5 (5.15%) Change Control
6 5 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.09%) Information Security
8 3 (3.09%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.06%) Security Architecture
9 2 (2.06%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.15%) C
2 3 (3.09%) SQL
3 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (23.71%) CCNA
3 13 (13.40%) CCVP
4 10 (10.31%) CCSA
4 10 (10.31%) MCSE
4 10 (10.31%) CCIE
4 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.25%) CCSE
5 8 (8.25%) Degree
6 6 (6.19%) MCSA
6 6 (6.19%) CISSP
6 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.12%) CCDA
7 4 (4.12%) CCDP
7 4 (4.12%) CCA
7 4 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.12%) CISM
7 4 (4.12%) ISACA
7 4 (4.12%) JNCIP
7 4 (4.12%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.03%) XenApp
3 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (4.12%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (4.12%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.03%) Nessus
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.03%) Netcool
4 1 (1.03%) Nagios
4 1 (1.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 88 (90.72%) Cisco
2 40 (41.24%) CheckPoint
3 35 (36.08%) Juniper
4 22 (22.68%) F5
5 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.31%) Blue Coat
6 8 (8.25%) Citrix
7 7 (7.22%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.22%) Aruba
8 6 (6.19%) HP
8 6 (6.19%) VMware
8 6 (6.19%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.12%) CA
9 4 (4.12%) McAfee
9 4 (4.12%) Speakerbus
10 3 (3.09%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (3.09%) TippingPoint
10 3 (3.09%) ProCurve
10 3 (3.09%) Avaya
10 3 (3.09%) Dell
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