The first table below looks at the demand for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 25 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 Colchester 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 21 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing CCNP 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 3.95% 17.78% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 36.36% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
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£388 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 19.74% 48.89% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 5
Average daily rate £388 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £9.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) BGP
3 8 (72.73%) DHCP
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (63.64%) Fat Client
4 7 (63.64%) Network Security
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) OSPF
4 7 (63.64%) Thin Client
4 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
5 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
5 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
5 5 (45.45%) CCSE
5 5 (45.45%) Infoblox
5 5 (45.45%) Imperva
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (45.45%) F5
5 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) Migration

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (63.64%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
4 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
4 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Specialist
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security Specialist
2 5 (45.45%) Security Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Thin Client
1 7 (63.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCSE
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCVP
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
3 5 (45.45%) Infoblox
3 5 (45.45%) Imperva
3 5 (45.45%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Zeacom
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper