The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 83 74 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing CCNP 12 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.78% 0.84% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 4.88% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Average daily rate £310 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +47.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.18%
CCNP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
285 246 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.54% 17.14% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 141 137
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.25 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -16 4 £400 +28.00% 3
Leicestershire - 4 £250 - 1
Derbyshire -10 3 £320 -1.53% 1
Northamptonshire +7 1 £238 -44.11%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (90.91%) Cisco
3 28 (84.85%) Firewall
4 17 (51.52%) LAN
4 17 (51.52%) Juniper
4 17 (51.52%) CheckPoint
4 17 (51.52%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (48.48%) WAN
6 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
7 14 (42.42%) Network Security
7 14 (42.42%) ITIL
8 13 (39.39%) F5
9 12 (36.36%) CCSA
9 12 (36.36%) CCNA
10 11 (33.33%) Citrix
10 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
11 10 (30.30%) CCSE
11 10 (30.30%) Nokia
11 10 (30.30%) TACACS
12 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (18.18%) VMware
14 5 (15.15%) Wireless
14 5 (15.15%) Windows
15 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
16 3 (9.09%) Linux
16 3 (9.09%) VPN
16 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
16 3 (9.09%) Network Management
17 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
17 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (51.52%) LAN
3 16 (48.48%) WAN
4 14 (42.42%) Network Security
5 10 (30.30%) TACACS
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (15.15%) Wireless
8 3 (9.09%) VPN
9 2 (6.06%) BGP
9 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (6.06%) VLAN
9 2 (6.06%) VoIP
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco ICM
10 1 (3.03%) HSRP
10 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.03%) Multicast
10 1 (3.03%) NX-OS
10 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Network Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Network Security Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Security Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.06%) Network Design
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Security Management
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security Management
4 1 (3.03%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNA
2 12 (36.36%) CCSA
3 10 (30.30%) CCSE
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) CCSP
4 2 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (6.06%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) CCVP
5 1 (3.03%) CLAS
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) CheckPoint
2 17 (51.52%) Juniper
3 13 (39.39%) F5
4 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 11 (33.33%) Citrix
5 10 (30.30%) Nokia
6 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
10 1 (3.03%) Apple
10 1 (3.03%) Aruba
10 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
10 1 (3.03%) Meraki
10 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL