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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 82 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% - 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.96% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.24 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +30.76%
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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
151 136 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.34% 10.65% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 81 44
Average daily rate £328 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £146 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £550 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
7 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (23.08%) Network Design
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) CCSP
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (15.38%) CCIE
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (15.38%) Data Centre

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (23.08%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
3 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) FTP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) CCSP
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) HP