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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 143 187 182
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 56 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.05% 3.23% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 27
Average daily rate
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£338 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £268 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £433 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £303 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
926 1083 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.74% 15.24% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 747 673
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 61 38
Average hourly rate £18.10 £23.75 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +32.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (98.06%) Cisco
3 74 (71.84%) Firewall
4 52 (50.49%) CheckPoint
5 46 (44.66%) Finance
6 44 (42.72%) Juniper
7 32 (31.07%) Banking
7 32 (31.07%) Network Security
8 28 (27.18%) EIGRP
9 27 (26.21%) WAN
10 25 (24.27%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (23.30%) F5
12 23 (22.33%) VPN
12 23 (22.33%) CCNA
13 22 (21.36%) BGP
14 21 (20.39%) LAN
14 21 (20.39%) VLAN
15 20 (19.42%) Wireless
16 19 (18.45%) VoIP
16 19 (18.45%) Cisco CUCM
17 17 (16.50%) Multicast
17 17 (16.50%) CCVP
18 16 (15.53%) ITIL
18 16 (15.53%) Cisco Nexus
19 15 (14.56%) CCSE
20 14 (13.59%) CCIE
20 14 (13.59%) Cisco UCCX
20 14 (13.59%) Cisco UCCE
21 13 (12.62%) Blue Coat
22 12 (11.65%) OSPF

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.97%) Lync
3 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.97%) MS Project
1 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 74 (71.84%) Firewall
2 32 (31.07%) Network Security
3 28 (27.18%) EIGRP
4 27 (26.21%) WAN
5 25 (24.27%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (22.33%) VPN
7 22 (21.36%) BGP
8 21 (20.39%) LAN
8 21 (20.39%) VLAN
9 20 (19.42%) Wireless
10 19 (18.45%) VoIP
11 17 (16.50%) Multicast
12 16 (15.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (11.65%) OSPF
13 12 (11.65%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (9.71%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (9.71%) MPLS
15 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
16 8 (7.77%) NetScreen
16 8 (7.77%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (44.66%) Finance
2 32 (31.07%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.91%) International Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.94%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (54.37%) Network Engineer
2 37 (35.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (15.53%) Security Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) Telephony Engineer
7 11 (10.68%) Cisco Support
8 10 (9.71%) Network Support
9 9 (8.74%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (7.77%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (7.77%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) Network Consultant
11 6 (5.83%) Consultant
12 5 (4.85%) Communications Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) Architect
13 4 (3.88%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) VoIP Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) Voice Engineer
14 3 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) DCOM
1 1 (0.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.94%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.94%) SecurID
3 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.97%) FlexPod
3 1 (0.97%) e-Health
3 1 (0.97%) NHS
3 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Windows
2 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.91%) Linux
4 2 (1.94%) UNIX
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.53%) ITIL
2 8 (7.77%) Network Management
2 8 (7.77%) Change Control
3 7 (6.80%) Load Balancing
3 7 (6.80%) Migration
4 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.85%) Network Design
5 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.88%) Low Latency
6 4 (3.88%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.91%) Cyber Security
7 3 (2.91%) Project Management
7 3 (2.91%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.91%) Service Management
7 3 (2.91%) Change Management
8 2 (1.94%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.94%) Network Architecture
8 2 (1.94%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.97%) C
1 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (22.33%) CCNA
3 17 (16.50%) CCVP
4 15 (14.56%) CCSE
5 14 (13.59%) CCIE
6 8 (7.77%) CISSP
7 7 (6.80%) JNCIS
7 7 (6.80%) CCSA
8 6 (5.83%) JNCIE
9 5 (4.85%) JNCIP
9 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.85%) MCSE
10 4 (3.88%) CCA
10 4 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.88%) CCDP
10 4 (3.88%) CCSP
10 4 (3.88%) CISM
10 4 (3.88%) ISACA
11 3 (2.91%) MCSA
11 3 (2.91%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.91%) COBIT
2 3 (2.91%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.97%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) Snort
4 1 (0.97%) XenApp
4 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (18.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (13.59%) Cisco UCCX
2 14 (13.59%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 101 (98.06%) Cisco
2 52 (50.49%) CheckPoint
3 44 (42.72%) Juniper
4 24 (23.30%) F5
5 13 (12.62%) Blue Coat
6 7 (6.80%) HP
7 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.83%) Citrix
7 6 (5.83%) VMware
7 6 (5.83%) McAfee
8 5 (4.85%) Speakerbus
9 4 (3.88%) ProCurve
9 4 (3.88%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.91%) TippingPoint
10 3 (2.91%) Aruba
10 3 (2.91%) Avaya
11 2 (1.94%) Nokia
11 2 (1.94%) Siemens
11 2 (1.94%) Sourcefire
11 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
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