The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 80 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing CCNP 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 4.96% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £198 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £50.00 £29.59
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +68.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
140 121 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.17% 9.82% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 61 30
Average daily rate £350 £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CCNP
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint