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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.42% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 4.00% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £438 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +25.00%

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
115 150 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.72% 10.39% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 71 66
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+241.54% -49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £15.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 February 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) OSPF
4 8 (53.33%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
5 6 (40.00%) F5
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
7 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) Network Design
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) MPLS
8 3 (20.00%) CCNA
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) WAN
9 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 2 (13.33%) Juniper
9 2 (13.33%) Migration
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (13.33%) Network Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) BGP
2 8 (53.33%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (6.67%) FCoE
7 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (6.67%) FWSM
7 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Kanban
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cacti
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Aruba
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds