The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 98 111 113
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 29 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.20% 4.51% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 11
Average daily rate £363 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
468 399 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.64% 15.59% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 198 208
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 45 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.50 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.94% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.77 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £38.95
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 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 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
Essex +7 9 - - 10
Hertfordshire +6 7 £350 -11.94% 11
Bedfordshire +9 5 £400 +70.21% 3
Cambridgeshire - 4 £413 -
Suffolk +1 3 £363 +57.60% 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (94.12%) Cisco
3 42 (61.76%) Firewall
4 32 (47.06%) CCNA
4 32 (47.06%) WAN
5 29 (42.65%) CheckPoint
6 25 (36.76%) VPN
6 25 (36.76%) Network Security
7 22 (32.35%) LAN
7 22 (32.35%) BGP
7 22 (32.35%) OSPF
8 21 (30.88%) Juniper
9 20 (29.41%) CCSA
10 19 (27.94%) MPLS
11 17 (25.00%) EIGRP
11 17 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (23.53%) F5
13 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
13 14 (20.59%) Load Balancing
13 14 (20.59%) CCIE
14 13 (19.12%) CCSE
14 13 (19.12%) HP
14 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (17.65%) JNCIP
15 12 (17.65%) Network Design
16 11 (16.18%) Citrix
17 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
17 10 (14.71%) NetScreen
17 10 (14.71%) Finance
18 9 (13.24%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (61.76%) Firewall
2 32 (47.06%) WAN
3 25 (36.76%) Network Security
3 25 (36.76%) VPN
4 22 (32.35%) BGP
4 22 (32.35%) LAN
4 22 (32.35%) OSPF
5 19 (27.94%) MPLS
6 17 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (14.71%) NetScreen
8 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
9 9 (13.24%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (13.24%) DNS
9 9 (13.24%) SSL
10 8 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (11.76%) Junos
10 8 (11.76%) NetScaler
10 8 (11.76%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Network Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Design Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Network Security Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Network Support
8 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Cisco Support
9 3 (4.41%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
1 5 (7.35%) Unix
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Load Balancing
2 12 (17.65%) Network Design
3 7 (10.29%) Migration
4 6 (8.82%) ITIL
5 5 (7.35%) Network Management
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (5.88%) SIEM
6 4 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (4.41%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Presales
8 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.94%) High Availability
8 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.94%) Project Management
8 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.47%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.47%) Change Control
9 1 (1.47%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.47%) Line Management
9 1 (1.47%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (47.06%) CCNA
3 20 (29.41%) CCSA
4 14 (20.59%) CCIE
5 13 (19.12%) CCSE
6 12 (17.65%) JNCIP
7 9 (13.24%) JNCIS
8 8 (11.76%) JNCIA
9 7 (10.29%) JNCIE
10 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
10 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
11 5 (7.35%) CCDP
11 5 (7.35%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (7.35%) Degree
12 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
13 2 (2.94%) CCSP
14 1 (1.47%) CCNP Voice
14 1 (1.47%) CCVP
14 1 (1.47%) HNC
14 1 (1.47%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) COBIT
3 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (5.88%) Nessus
3 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.47%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 64 (94.12%) Cisco
2 29 (42.65%) CheckPoint
3 21 (30.88%) Juniper
4 16 (23.53%) F5
5 13 (19.12%) HP
6 11 (16.18%) Citrix
7 9 (13.24%) VMware
8 8 (11.76%) Blue Coat
9 7 (10.29%) Fortinet
10 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.35%) Aruba
11 5 (7.35%) IronPort
11 5 (7.35%) Tufin
12 3 (4.41%) Meraki
13 2 (2.94%) Avaya
13 2 (2.94%) Imperva
13 2 (2.94%) Infoblox
13 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
14 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
14 1 (1.47%) NetApp