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 3 December 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 66 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 0.73% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.25% 5.85% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-51.28% +11.42%
CCNP
Scotland

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
138 188 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.07% 12.39% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 90 59
Median daily rate £450 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (68.97%) Firewall
3 19 (65.52%) CheckPoint
4 13 (44.83%) OSPF
4 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
5 12 (41.38%) BGP
6 11 (37.93%) CCNA
6 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (34.48%) Network Security
7 10 (34.48%) MPLS
7 10 (34.48%) Finance
8 9 (31.03%) WAN
9 8 (27.59%) LAN
9 8 (27.59%) CCIE
9 8 (27.59%) Migration
9 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
11 6 (20.69%) VLAN
12 5 (17.24%) VMware
12 5 (17.24%) Wireless
12 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.24%) DevOps
13 4 (13.79%) FortiGate
13 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
13 4 (13.79%) Kanban
13 4 (13.79%) vSphere

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) OSPF
3 12 (41.38%) BGP
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (34.48%) MPLS
5 10 (34.48%) Network Security
6 9 (31.03%) WAN
7 8 (27.59%) LAN
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
9 6 (20.69%) VLAN
10 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.24%) Wireless
11 3 (10.34%) ATM
11 3 (10.34%) DMVPN
11 3 (10.34%) HSRP
11 3 (10.34%) ISDN
11 3 (10.34%) PPP
11 3 (10.34%) X.25
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) Network Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Check Point Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Security Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Data Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
1 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) DevOps
3 4 (13.79%) Kanban
3 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) People Management
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (37.93%) CCNA
3 8 (27.59%) CCIE
4 4 (13.79%) CCSA
4 4 (13.79%) CCSE
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) Cacti
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (65.52%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.34%) Aruba
5 3 (10.34%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.34%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds