The first table below looks at the demand for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 23 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 East of England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 113 78 101
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +23
Contract jobs citing CCNP 31 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.04% 1.97% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 9.92% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 24
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £413 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £303 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
537 474 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.09% 19.83% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 203 278
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 87
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.56 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £37.85 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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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
Hertfordshire +6 10 £248 -27.20% 6
Bedfordshire -12 9 £300 +9.09% 8
Essex -8 6 £388 -6.06% 1
Suffolk -25 4 £225 -6.25%
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £295 -1.66% 1
Norfolk - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (94.44%) Cisco
3 33 (61.11%) Firewall
4 22 (40.74%) Network Security
5 20 (37.04%) CheckPoint
6 19 (35.19%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (33.33%) WAN
8 16 (29.63%) LAN
9 14 (25.93%) VMware
10 13 (24.07%) DNS
10 13 (24.07%) CCDP
10 13 (24.07%) F5
11 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 12 (22.22%) CCNA
12 11 (20.37%) BGP
12 11 (20.37%) CCSE
12 11 (20.37%) Cisco CUCM
12 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.67%) CCSA
13 9 (16.67%) OSPF
13 9 (16.67%) Juniper
14 8 (14.81%) Citrix
14 8 (14.81%) DHCP
15 7 (12.96%) Wireless
15 7 (12.96%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (12.96%) Fat Client
15 7 (12.96%) BIG-IP
15 7 (12.96%) VPN
15 7 (12.96%) MS Excel

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) SAS
1 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.85%) Lync
1 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) Firewall
2 22 (40.74%) Network Security
3 19 (35.19%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (33.33%) WAN
5 16 (29.63%) LAN
6 13 (24.07%) DNS
7 11 (20.37%) BGP
8 9 (16.67%) OSPF
9 8 (14.81%) DHCP
10 7 (12.96%) VPN
10 7 (12.96%) Wireless
10 7 (12.96%) BIG-IP
10 7 (12.96%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (9.26%) DMVPN
11 5 (9.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (9.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (9.26%) NetScreen
11 5 (9.26%) SAN
12 4 (7.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Network Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Network Specialist
4 7 (12.96%) Network Support
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco Support
6 5 (9.26%) Network Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Network Security Specialist
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Security Specialist
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Network Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Thin Client
1 7 (12.96%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.85%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) Migration
1 6 (11.11%) Network Design
2 5 (9.26%) Network Management
2 5 (9.26%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
3 4 (7.41%) Change Management
3 4 (7.41%) Change Control
4 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.56%) Project Management
4 3 (5.56%) Data Security
5 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.70%) Time Management
5 2 (3.70%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.85%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (1.85%) Information Security
6 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.85%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (24.07%) CCDP
3 12 (22.22%) CCNA
4 11 (20.37%) CCSE
5 9 (16.67%) CCSA
5 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.26%) CCIE
7 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (5.56%) CCIP
9 2 (3.70%) CCVP
10 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.85%) MCITP
10 1 (1.85%) NCDA
10 1 (1.85%) NCIE
10 1 (1.85%) VCAP
10 1 (1.85%) MCSE
10 1 (1.85%) CISSP
10 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (94.44%) Cisco
2 20 (37.04%) CheckPoint
3 14 (25.93%) VMware
4 13 (24.07%) F5
5 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.67%) Juniper
7 8 (14.81%) Citrix
8 5 (9.26%) Blue Coat
8 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
8 5 (9.26%) Infoblox
8 5 (9.26%) Imperva
9 4 (7.41%) HP
9 4 (7.41%) Dell
9 4 (7.41%) EMC
10 2 (3.70%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.70%) Sophos
10 2 (3.70%) Zeacom
11 1 (1.85%) NetApp
11 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
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