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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 144 165 173
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 51 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.76% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 4.16% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £57.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +125.74%
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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
816 1155 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.03% 18.35% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 814 645
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 35
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £39.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (88.89%) Cisco
3 81 (60.00%) Firewall
4 52 (38.52%) F5
5 50 (37.04%) BGP
6 48 (35.56%) Finance
7 45 (33.33%) CCIE
8 43 (31.85%) OSPF
9 40 (29.63%) Juniper
10 39 (28.89%) CheckPoint
11 35 (25.93%) LAN
11 35 (25.93%) VMware
12 34 (25.19%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (24.44%) Network Security
14 32 (23.70%) WAN
14 32 (23.70%) CCNA
15 29 (21.48%) Citrix
15 29 (21.48%) VPN
15 29 (21.48%) MPLS
16 28 (20.74%) EIGRP
17 24 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (17.78%) Multicast
18 23 (17.04%) Blue Coat
19 21 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
20 20 (14.81%) Linux
20 20 (14.81%) Low Latency
20 20 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 19 (14.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
21 19 (14.07%) DNS
21 19 (14.07%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.22%) Apache
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Lync
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (60.00%) Firewall
2 50 (37.04%) BGP
3 43 (31.85%) OSPF
4 35 (25.93%) LAN
5 34 (25.19%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (24.44%) Network Security
7 32 (23.70%) WAN
8 29 (21.48%) VPN
8 29 (21.48%) MPLS
9 28 (20.74%) EIGRP
10 24 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (17.78%) Multicast
11 21 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (14.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 19 (14.07%) DNS
13 19 (14.07%) DHCP
13 19 (14.07%) TCP/IP
13 19 (14.07%) DMVPN
14 16 (11.85%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
General
1 48 (35.56%) Finance
2 15 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Back Office
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (63.70%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (9.63%) Security Engineer
4 12 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Network Specialist
5 11 (8.15%) Network Security Specialist
5 11 (8.15%) Security Specialist
6 10 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Cisco Support
9 7 (5.19%) Voice Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.44%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
12 4 (2.96%) Network Support
13 3 (2.22%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) XMPP
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Fat Client
1 11 (8.15%) Thin Client
2 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.44%) FlexPod
4 4 (2.96%) Handset
4 4 (2.96%) CLARiiON
4 4 (2.96%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.96%) Celerra
4 4 (2.96%) PDA
5 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.48%) Eurex
6 2 (1.48%) Clustering
6 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.48%) Streaming Media
6 2 (1.48%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Statistics
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.81%) Linux
2 16 (11.85%) Windows
3 12 (8.89%) UNIX
4 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.96%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.81%) Low Latency
2 17 (12.59%) Load Balancing
3 16 (11.85%) ITIL
4 14 (10.37%) Network Design
5 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.41%) Change Management
7 9 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.44%) Project Management
8 6 (4.44%) Migration
9 5 (3.70%) SIEM
9 5 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.70%) Line Management
10 4 (2.96%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 4 (2.96%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (2.96%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.22%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (2.22%) Service Management
12 2 (1.48%) Software Engineering
12 2 (1.48%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.67%) C
2 8 (5.93%) Perl
3 5 (3.70%) SQL
4 2 (1.48%) Python
4 2 (1.48%) Java
4 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 135 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (33.33%) CCIE
3 32 (23.70%) CCNA
4 14 (10.37%) CCSE
5 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.93%) MCSE
7 6 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.70%) CISSP
9 3 (2.22%) JNCIS
9 3 (2.22%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.22%) Degree
9 3 (2.22%) CCSA
10 2 (1.48%) MCSA
10 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.48%) CCDP
10 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.48%) MCTS
10 2 (1.48%) MCITP
11 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.19%) vSphere
3 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.96%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.74%) UAG
5 1 (0.74%) XenApp
5 1 (0.74%) XenServer
5 1 (0.74%) vCloud
5 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (5.19%) RANCID
3 6 (4.44%) OpenNMS
4 4 (2.96%) OPNET
4 4 (2.96%) Puppet
4 4 (2.96%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.48%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.74%) SCCM
6 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 120 (88.89%) Cisco
2 52 (38.52%) F5
3 40 (29.63%) Juniper
4 39 (28.89%) CheckPoint
5 35 (25.93%) VMware
6 29 (21.48%) Citrix
7 23 (17.04%) Blue Coat
8 13 (9.63%) Infoblox
9 12 (8.89%) Imperva
10 11 (8.15%) HP
11 8 (5.93%) Riverbed
11 8 (5.93%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.19%) Fortinet
13 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
14 5 (3.70%) BT
14 5 (3.70%) EMC
15 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
15 4 (2.96%) Reuters
15 4 (2.96%) Bloomberg
15 4 (2.96%) Aruba
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