The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank - 64 59
Contract jobs citing CCNP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.098% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.02% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
136 98 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.64% 9.58% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 47 29
Average daily rate £375 £380 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (60.00%) Mitel
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) EDI
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) CCIP
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) CCDP
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Polycom
4 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) BGP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) RIP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIP
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Mitel
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco