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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.28% 0.43% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.01% 3.70% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +29.41%

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
111 162 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.16% 11.65% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 71 69
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -44.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 18 (75.00%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) OSPF
3 13 (54.17%) BGP
4 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (33.33%) MPLS
6 7 (29.17%) Migration
6 7 (29.17%) Network Security
7 6 (25.00%) F5
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) CCNA
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) BIG-IP
8 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (20.83%) DevOps
8 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
8 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (16.67%) Kanban
9 4 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (16.67%) vSphere
9 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (16.67%) Network Design
9 4 (16.67%) LAN

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 (4.17%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) BGP
2 13 (54.17%) OSPF
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (33.33%) MPLS
4 7 (29.17%) Network Security
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (20.83%) BIG-IP
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) LAN
7 4 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.50%) VXLAN
9 2 (8.33%) DHCP
9 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
9 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (8.33%) VoIP
9 2 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps
2 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Kanban
3 4 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cacti
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) F5
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
5 3 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Aruba
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds