The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 210 250 238
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 534 396 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.05% 0.81% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.66% 4.26% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 253 171
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £22.50 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +35.33%
CCNP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9435 9299 8108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.52% 19.08% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5573 5437 4378
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 428 465
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the England region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in England

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the England region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCNP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

CCNP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 200 £375 - 47
South East -30 110 £340 -2.85% 54
Yorkshire +9 52 £350 -9.67% 19
North West +19 51 £393 +67.02% 19
West Midlands +32 49 £320 -8.57% 12
South West +10 24 £350 +9.80% 25
East of England 0 24 £338 +19.46% 13
East Midlands -1 15 £363 +3.57% 3
North East -14 5 £282 +25.33%
Midlands - 2 £320 - 1
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1118 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 968 (86.58%) Cisco
3 585 (52.33%) Firewall
4 468 (41.86%) CCNA
5 399 (35.69%) WAN
6 382 (34.17%) LAN
7 344 (30.77%) CheckPoint
8 339 (30.32%) Cisco ASA
9 336 (30.05%) Juniper
10 328 (29.34%) BGP
11 317 (28.35%) F5
12 303 (27.10%) OSPF
13 279 (24.96%) MPLS
14 239 (21.38%) VPN
15 218 (19.50%) Network Security
16 204 (18.25%) Cisco Nexus
17 203 (18.16%) Data Centre
17 203 (18.16%) CCIE
18 200 (17.89%) Wireless
19 156 (13.95%) Security Cleared
20 153 (13.69%) TCP/IP
21 150 (13.42%) ITIL
22 149 (13.33%) VMware
23 146 (13.06%) VoIP
24 140 (12.52%) Cisco IOS
25 139 (12.43%) Load Balancing
26 137 (12.25%) Finance
27 135 (12.08%) EIGRP
27 135 (12.08%) Network Design
28 124 (11.09%) Blue Coat

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (0.81%) CMS
5 8 (0.72%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.72%) Lync
6 7 (0.63%) IIS
7 5 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.36%) Apache
9 3 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.18%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.089%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.089%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 38 (3.40%) MS Office
1 38 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (0.89%) Office 365
2 9 (0.81%) SaaS
3 8 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.54%) PaaS
5 3 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 585 (52.33%) Firewall
2 399 (35.69%) WAN
3 382 (34.17%) LAN
4 339 (30.32%) Cisco ASA
5 328 (29.34%) BGP
6 303 (27.10%) OSPF
7 279 (24.96%) MPLS
8 239 (21.38%) VPN
9 218 (19.50%) Network Security
10 204 (18.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 200 (17.89%) Wireless
12 153 (13.69%) TCP/IP
13 146 (13.06%) VoIP
14 140 (12.52%) Cisco IOS
15 135 (12.08%) EIGRP
16 123 (11.00%) DNS
17 94 (8.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 93 (8.32%) DHCP
19 86 (7.69%) IPsec
20 85 (7.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.81%) MySQL
3 6 (0.54%) MS Access
4 4 (0.36%) Big Data
5 3 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.18%) Informix
7 1 (0.089%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.089%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.27%) JIRA
4 2 (0.18%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.18%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.089%) Ant
General
1 137 (12.25%) Finance
2 122 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 50 (4.47%) Banking
4 21 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.25%) Retail
6 10 (0.89%) Spanish Language
7 7 (0.63%) Billing
8 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.54%) Publishing
8 6 (0.54%) Electronics
9 5 (0.45%) Games
10 4 (0.36%) Advertising
10 4 (0.36%) Legal
10 4 (0.36%) Back Office
10 4 (0.36%) Marketing
11 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.18%) Automotive
12 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 607 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 96 (8.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 79 (7.07%) Consultant
4 77 (6.89%) Security Engineer
5 66 (5.90%) Support Engineer
6 64 (5.72%) Architect
6 64 (5.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 64 (5.72%) Network Specialist
7 55 (4.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 54 (4.83%) Network Support
9 52 (4.65%) Analyst
10 48 (4.29%) Network Security Engineer
11 44 (3.94%) IP Engineer
12 42 (3.76%) Network Support Engineer
13 37 (3.31%) Network Consultant
13 37 (3.31%) Network Architect
13 37 (3.31%) Voice Engineer
14 29 (2.59%) Design Engineer
15 27 (2.42%) Network Analyst
15 27 (2.42%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.79%) CSS
2 12 (1.07%) Web Services
3 10 (0.89%) XMPP
4 9 (0.81%) XML
5 5 (0.45%) REST
6 3 (0.27%) JSON
6 3 (0.27%) SOAP
6 3 (0.27%) WAP
6 3 (0.27%) .NET
6 3 (0.27%) VXML
7 2 (0.18%) JSP
7 2 (0.18%) Middleware
7 2 (0.18%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.089%) YAML
8 1 (0.089%) HTML
8 1 (0.089%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.089%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 203 (18.16%) Data Centre
2 53 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 26 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 24 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.06%) Fat Client
6 23 (2.06%) Thin Client
7 21 (1.88%) PKI
8 12 (1.07%) NHS
9 10 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 10 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.89%) Cryptography
10 9 (0.81%) CMDB
10 9 (0.81%) Eurex
11 8 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.63%) Clustering
13 6 (0.54%) e-Health
14 5 (0.45%) SecurID
14 5 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 122 (10.91%) Windows
2 119 (10.64%) Linux
3 49 (4.38%) UNIX
4 37 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.25%) Solaris
7 14 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.45%) CentOS
9 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.27%) Android
11 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.089%) SUSE
13 1 (0.089%) VMS
13 1 (0.089%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (13.42%) ITIL
2 139 (12.43%) Load Balancing
3 135 (12.08%) Network Design
4 60 (5.37%) Migration
4 60 (5.37%) Network Management
5 55 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 48 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
7 40 (3.58%) E-Commerce
8 35 (3.13%) Service Management
9 31 (2.77%) Project Management
9 31 (2.77%) WAN Optimisation
10 30 (2.68%) Change Management
11 27 (2.42%) Validation
12 26 (2.33%) Mentoring
13 25 (2.24%) Low Latency
14 24 (2.15%) ITIL V3
14 24 (2.15%) Incident Management
15 23 (2.06%) Information Security
15 23 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
16 21 (1.88%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 42 (3.76%) SQL
2 24 (2.15%) C
3 12 (1.07%) Perl
3 12 (1.07%) Lisp
4 7 (0.63%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.54%) Python
6 5 (0.45%) VBScript
6 5 (0.45%) Java
7 4 (0.36%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.36%) VB
8 3 (0.27%) PHP
8 3 (0.27%) Tcl
8 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.27%) Ruby
9 2 (0.18%) Go
10 1 (0.089%) Groovy
10 1 (0.089%) R
10 1 (0.089%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.089%) C#
Qualifications
1 1118 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 468 (41.86%) CCNA
3 203 (18.16%) CCIE
4 156 (13.95%) Security Cleared
5 111 (9.93%) SC Cleared
6 93 (8.32%) CCDP
7 71 (6.35%) Degree
8 70 (6.26%) CCSE
9 64 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 57 (5.10%) CCIP
11 41 (3.67%) CISSP
12 37 (3.31%) JNCIS
13 35 (3.13%) DV Cleared
13 35 (3.13%) CCSA
14 34 (3.04%) MCSE
15 33 (2.95%) CCVP
16 31 (2.77%) JNCIP
17 26 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (2.33%) MCSA
18 25 (2.24%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.01%) SLA
2 18 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.16%) QA
5 8 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.54%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.27%) GPG13
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.089%) TickIT
System Software
1 92 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.50%) vSphere
4 22 (1.97%) vCloud
5 17 (1.52%) XenServer
6 16 (1.43%) XenApp
7 15 (1.34%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.98%) ProxySG
10 9 (0.81%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.72%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.54%) Firmware
12 6 (0.54%) NFS
13 5 (0.45%) Snort
14 3 (0.27%) Squid
14 3 (0.27%) Xen
15 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.18%) Docker
16 1 (0.089%) iptables
16 1 (0.089%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 51 (4.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 17 (1.52%) FortiGate
3 17 (1.52%) RANCID
3 17 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
4 16 (1.43%) OPNET
5 13 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
6 12 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
7 10 (0.89%) Puppet
8 9 (0.81%) SCCM
9 8 (0.72%) HP NNM
10 7 (0.63%) NetCrunch
11 6 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
12 4 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.27%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.27%) Nagios
13 3 (0.27%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 968 (86.58%) Cisco
2 344 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 336 (30.05%) Juniper
4 317 (28.35%) F5
5 149 (13.33%) VMware
6 124 (11.09%) Blue Coat
7 99 (8.86%) HP
7 99 (8.86%) Citrix
8 89 (7.96%) Microsoft
9 82 (7.33%) SolarWinds
10 60 (5.37%) Infoblox
11 53 (4.74%) Riverbed
12 43 (3.85%) Fortinet
13 30 (2.68%) Brocade
14 29 (2.59%) McAfee
14 29 (2.59%) BT
15 27 (2.42%) Avaya
16 25 (2.24%) Aruba
17 24 (2.15%) IBM
18 23 (2.06%) Oracle
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