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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 78 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing CCNP 17 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.55% -
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 6.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.96% -8.24%
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
136 133 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.03% 9.22% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 74 75
Median daily rate £375 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +64.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 30 June 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco
3 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
3 13 (54.17%) CCNA
3 13 (54.17%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
4 8 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (33.33%) LAN
4 8 (33.33%) WAN
4 8 (33.33%) OSPF
4 8 (33.33%) CCIE
5 7 (29.17%) BGP
5 7 (29.17%) Wireless
5 7 (29.17%) VLAN
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.83%) Network Design
7 5 (20.83%) MPLS
7 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) Network Security
7 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
8 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) DMVPN
8 4 (16.67%) HSRP
8 4 (16.67%) High Availability
8 4 (16.67%) PPP
8 4 (16.67%) ATM

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 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
2 8 (33.33%) OSPF
2 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 7 (29.17%) BGP
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (29.17%) VLAN
3 7 (29.17%) Wireless
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.83%) MPLS
5 5 (20.83%) Network Security
5 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.67%) ATM
6 4 (16.67%) DMVPN
6 4 (16.67%) HSRP
6 4 (16.67%) ISDN
6 4 (16.67%) PPP
6 4 (16.67%) X.25
7 3 (12.50%) BIG-IP
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Network Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Data Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Check Point Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Firewall Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) CISSP Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) SIEM Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Audit Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.83%) Network Design
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Kanban
5 2 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (8.33%) Security Management
5 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (54.17%) CCNA
3 8 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (12.50%) CCSA
4 3 (12.50%) CCSE
5 2 (8.33%) CISA
5 2 (8.33%) CISM
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP
5 2 (8.33%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCDA
6 1 (4.17%) CCDP
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (8.33%) RACF
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
4 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Aruba
5 2 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) VMware