The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 128 181 193
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 72 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.96% 3.29% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £344 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
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 City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
904 1094 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.32% 15.09% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 764 704
Average daily rate £440 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £48.00 £38.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (97.44%) Cisco
3 83 (70.94%) Firewall
4 50 (42.74%) CheckPoint
5 49 (41.88%) Finance
6 44 (37.61%) Juniper
7 37 (31.62%) EIGRP
8 31 (26.50%) BGP
8 31 (26.50%) VPN
9 29 (24.79%) Network Security
10 28 (23.93%) Banking
11 26 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (22.22%) CCNA
11 26 (22.22%) WAN
12 25 (21.37%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (21.37%) VLAN
13 24 (20.51%) F5
14 23 (19.66%) Cisco CUCM
14 23 (19.66%) VoIP
15 22 (18.80%) Multicast
16 21 (17.95%) CCVP
17 20 (17.09%) LAN
17 20 (17.09%) CCIE
18 19 (16.24%) Wireless
19 18 (15.38%) OSPF
19 18 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
19 18 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
20 17 (14.53%) ITIL
21 15 (12.82%) Blue Coat
22 14 (11.97%) CCSE

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (3.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Project
1 2 (1.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (70.94%) Firewall
2 37 (31.62%) EIGRP
3 31 (26.50%) BGP
3 31 (26.50%) VPN
4 29 (24.79%) Network Security
5 26 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (22.22%) WAN
6 25 (21.37%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (21.37%) VLAN
7 23 (19.66%) VoIP
8 22 (18.80%) Multicast
9 20 (17.09%) LAN
10 19 (16.24%) Wireless
11 18 (15.38%) OSPF
12 14 (11.97%) TCP/IP
13 13 (11.11%) HSRP
14 12 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (9.40%) Cisco PIX
16 9 (7.69%) MPLS
17 8 (6.84%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (41.88%) Finance
2 28 (23.93%) Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.42%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.56%) International Banking
7 2 (1.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (51.28%) Network Engineer
2 47 (40.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (19.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (12.82%) Telephony Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Cisco Support
6 13 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Network Support
8 10 (8.55%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Consultant
9 9 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) Network Support Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) Network Consultant
12 5 (4.27%) Architect
13 4 (3.42%) Communications Engineer
13 4 (3.42%) VoIP Engineer
13 4 (3.42%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
14 3 (2.56%) Voice Engineer
14 3 (2.56%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.42%) FlexPod
2 3 (2.56%) SecurID
2 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.85%) e-Health
3 1 (0.85%) NHS
3 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.13%) Windows
2 4 (3.42%) UNIX
3 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.53%) ITIL
2 11 (9.40%) Network Management
3 8 (6.84%) Change Control
3 8 (6.84%) Migration
4 6 (5.13%) Network Design
4 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.27%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.27%) Change Management
6 4 (3.42%) Project Management
6 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.42%) Low Latency
6 4 (3.42%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.56%) Network Architecture
7 3 (2.56%) Cyber Security
7 3 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.56%) Service Management
8 2 (1.71%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.71%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (22.22%) CCNA
3 21 (17.95%) CCVP
4 20 (17.09%) CCIE
5 14 (11.97%) CCSE
6 8 (6.84%) CISSP
7 7 (5.98%) JNCIS
8 6 (5.13%) JNCIE
8 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.27%) CCSP
9 5 (4.27%) MCSE
9 5 (4.27%) CCDP
9 5 (4.27%) JNCIP
9 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.27%) CCSA
10 4 (3.42%) ISACA
10 4 (3.42%) MCSA
10 4 (3.42%) MCP
10 4 (3.42%) CISM
11 3 (2.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.56%) COBIT
3 2 (1.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) Snort
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (19.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 18 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.71%) OpenNMS
3 2 (1.71%) RANCID
4 1 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (97.44%) Cisco
2 50 (42.74%) CheckPoint
3 44 (37.61%) Juniper
4 24 (20.51%) F5
5 15 (12.82%) Blue Coat
6 7 (5.98%) HP
7 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.13%) VMware
8 5 (4.27%) Citrix
8 5 (4.27%) Aruba
8 5 (4.27%) Speakerbus
9 4 (3.42%) ProCurve
9 4 (3.42%) McAfee
10 3 (2.56%) Avaya
10 3 (2.56%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.56%) TippingPoint
11 2 (1.71%) Proofpoint
11 2 (1.71%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.71%) Infoblox
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