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 24 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 122 84 108
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +24
Contract jobs citing CCNP 22 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 1.86% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 10.25% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 16
Average daily rate
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£348 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.90 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+109.30% -23.21%
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
567 439 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.47% 18.15% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 228 275
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 59
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.24 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -28 11 £400 +14.28% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £348 +26.36% 2
Essex -24 4 £269 +7.50% 2
Bedfordshire -17 2 £338 +12.50%
Suffolk - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (92.73%) Cisco
3 31 (56.36%) Firewall
4 26 (47.27%) WAN
5 24 (43.64%) LAN
6 18 (32.73%) CheckPoint
7 15 (27.27%) Network Security
8 13 (23.64%) CCNA
9 12 (21.82%) CCIE
9 12 (21.82%) ITIL
10 11 (20.00%) MS Visio
10 11 (20.00%) DNS
10 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.18%) CCSA
11 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
12 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
12 9 (16.36%) CCSE
12 9 (16.36%) VPN
12 9 (16.36%) CCDP
13 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
13 8 (14.55%) BGP
13 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
13 8 (14.55%) Coaching
14 7 (12.73%) F5
15 6 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (10.91%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
15 6 (10.91%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Firewall
2 26 (47.27%) WAN
3 24 (43.64%) LAN
4 15 (27.27%) Network Security
5 11 (20.00%) DNS
6 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (16.36%) VPN
8 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
8 8 (14.55%) BGP
9 6 (10.91%) VoIP
9 6 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (9.09%) DHCP
10 5 (9.09%) OSPF
10 5 (9.09%) Wireless
11 4 (7.27%) BIG-IP
11 4 (7.27%) VLAN
11 4 (7.27%) MPLS
11 4 (7.27%) Internet
12 3 (5.45%) Extranet
12 3 (5.45%) WLAN
General
1 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) German Language
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Security Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Lead Network Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Network Support
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco Support
6 3 (5.45%) Network Planner
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
1 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Coaching
3 5 (9.09%) Network Design
3 5 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (9.09%) Network Management
4 4 (7.27%) Change Control
4 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (7.27%) Project Management
4 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.45%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.45%) Data Security
5 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.64%) Time Management
6 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.64%) Migration
6 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.64%) DNA
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.64%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.64%) CCNA
3 12 (21.82%) CCIE
4 10 (18.18%) CCSA
5 9 (16.36%) CCSE
5 9 (16.36%) CCDP
5 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
6 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.09%) CCIP
8 3 (5.45%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.64%) Degree
10 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 51 (92.73%) Cisco
2 18 (32.73%) CheckPoint
3 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 7 (12.73%) F5
6 5 (9.09%) VMware
7 4 (7.27%) Citrix
8 3 (5.45%) Juniper
8 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.64%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.64%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.64%) Imperva
9 2 (3.64%) Sophos
10 1 (1.82%) HP
10 1 (1.82%) Dell
10 1 (1.82%) EMC
10 1 (1.82%) Intel