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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 79 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% - 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.30% - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +73.07%
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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
178 105 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.55% 8.85% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 50 48
Average daily rate £375 £364 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -61.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco
3 16 (76.19%) CCNA
4 13 (61.90%) Firewall
5 12 (57.14%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (33.33%) LAN
8 6 (28.57%) WAN
8 6 (28.57%) CCIE
8 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (19.05%) VLAN
9 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
10 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
10 3 (14.29%) Network Design
10 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 3 (14.29%) OSPF
10 3 (14.29%) BGP
10 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 3 (14.29%) HP
10 3 (14.29%) Citrix
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (14.29%) CCSP
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) VLAN
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 2 (9.52%) ATM
6 2 (9.52%) ISDN
6 2 (9.52%) PPP
6 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Network Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Network Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 3 (14.29%) Network Design
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (76.19%) CCNA
3 6 (28.57%) CCIE
4 3 (14.29%) CCSP
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) PMP
5 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
5 2 (9.52%) CCSA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.52%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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