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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 223 214 231
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing CCNP 467 435 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.91% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.95% 5.16% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 241 183
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 33
Average hourly rate £33.25 £25.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.12% +3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £19.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £33.25 £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.07% +4.00%
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
9426 8436 9335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.53% 17.61% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5398 4671 4875
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 438 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.18 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.36 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +30 193 £375 - 57
South East +28 117 £345 +1.47% 49
West Midlands -4 35 £316 +3.68% 6
East of England -42 32 £341 +33.82% 16
South West -42 28 £306 +2.08% 8
North West 0 25 £403 +45.04% 14
Yorkshire 0 19 £325 -7.14% 12
East Midlands +7 11 £425 +50.44% 2
North East -21 3 £225 -35.71%
Midlands - - - - 1
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 870 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 777 (89.31%) Cisco
3 492 (56.55%) Firewall
4 332 (38.16%) CCNA
5 312 (35.86%) WAN
6 291 (33.45%) LAN
7 271 (31.15%) CheckPoint
8 268 (30.80%) Juniper
9 223 (25.63%) Network Security
10 219 (25.17%) Cisco ASA
11 216 (24.83%) BGP
12 197 (22.64%) F5
13 180 (20.69%) OSPF
14 166 (19.08%) VPN
15 160 (18.39%) CCIE
16 156 (17.93%) Wireless
17 152 (17.47%) MPLS
18 133 (15.29%) ITIL
18 133 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
19 130 (14.94%) Security Cleared
20 123 (14.14%) Blue Coat
21 122 (14.02%) Finance
22 120 (13.79%) EIGRP
23 115 (13.22%) Windows
24 113 (12.99%) VoIP
25 108 (12.41%) Network Design
26 107 (12.30%) VMware
26 107 (12.30%) Load Balancing
27 106 (12.18%) HP
28 100 (11.49%) Telecoms

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 29 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 23 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (1.26%) Apache
5 10 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (0.92%) Lync
7 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.46%) IIS
8 4 (0.46%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.46%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.38%) MS Office
4 4 (0.46%) MS Project
4 4 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.23%) SaaS
1 2 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 492 (56.55%) Firewall
2 312 (35.86%) WAN
3 291 (33.45%) LAN
4 223 (25.63%) Network Security
5 219 (25.17%) Cisco ASA
6 216 (24.83%) BGP
7 180 (20.69%) OSPF
8 166 (19.08%) VPN
9 156 (17.93%) Wireless
10 152 (17.47%) MPLS
11 133 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 120 (13.79%) EIGRP
13 113 (12.99%) VoIP
14 92 (10.57%) Cisco IOS
14 92 (10.57%) VLAN
15 89 (10.23%) TCP/IP
16 86 (9.89%) DNS
17 71 (8.16%) BIG-IP
18 67 (7.70%) IPsec
18 67 (7.70%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.46%) DB2
3 4 (0.46%) RDBMS
3 4 (0.46%) SAP BW
3 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.34%) MySQL
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.34%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.11%) Ant
General
1 122 (14.02%) Finance
2 100 (11.49%) Telecoms
3 72 (8.28%) Banking
4 23 (2.64%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.84%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.49%) Retail
7 8 (0.92%) Local Government
8 6 (0.69%) Games
9 5 (0.57%) Advertising
10 4 (0.46%) German Language
11 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.34%) International Banking
11 3 (0.34%) Publishing
12 2 (0.23%) Front Office
12 2 (0.23%) Law
12 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 421 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 128 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 99 (11.38%) Security Engineer
4 90 (10.34%) Consultant
5 70 (8.05%) Network Security Engineer
5 70 (8.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 67 (7.70%) Support Engineer
7 61 (7.01%) Network Support
8 56 (6.44%) Network Consultant
9 50 (5.75%) Architect
10 44 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
11 42 (4.83%) Network Specialist
12 38 (4.37%) Network Support Engineer
13 36 (4.14%) Design Engineer
14 31 (3.56%) Analyst
15 29 (3.33%) Network Architect
16 28 (3.22%) IP Engineer
17 27 (3.10%) Security Consultant
17 27 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 26 (2.99%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.15%) CSS
2 8 (0.92%) HTML
3 7 (0.80%) JSP
4 6 (0.69%) .NET
4 6 (0.69%) XMPP
5 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.34%) WAP
6 3 (0.34%) HTML5
7 2 (0.23%) VXML
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.11%) OCX
8 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (2.76%) Thin Client
1 24 (2.76%) Fat Client
2 20 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 15 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.03%) Clustering
5 8 (0.92%) Firmware
5 8 (0.92%) FlexPod
6 7 (0.80%) Replication
6 7 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (0.69%) Statistics
7 6 (0.69%) NHS
8 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.57%) SecurID
8 5 (0.57%) Open Source
8 5 (0.57%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.46%) Online Games
10 3 (0.34%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.34%) PMI
10 3 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 115 (13.22%) Windows
2 86 (9.89%) Linux
3 54 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (4.94%) UNIX
5 41 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.69%) Solaris
9 5 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.46%) SUSE
11 3 (0.34%) AIX
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.23%) VMS
13 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (15.29%) ITIL
2 108 (12.41%) Network Design
3 107 (12.30%) Load Balancing
4 86 (9.89%) Network Management
5 49 (5.63%) Migration
6 46 (5.29%) Network Architecture
7 43 (4.94%) Change Control
8 37 (4.25%) Incident Management
9 36 (4.14%) Service Delivery
9 36 (4.14%) E-Commerce
10 35 (4.02%) Project Management
11 30 (3.45%) Change Management
11 30 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
12 27 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
12 27 (3.10%) Service Management
12 27 (3.10%) Problem Management
13 22 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
14 18 (2.07%) Low Latency
15 17 (1.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (1.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.07%) C
1 18 (2.07%) Perl
2 7 (0.80%) Tcl
3 6 (0.69%) Lisp
3 6 (0.69%) SQL
4 5 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.34%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.34%) PHP
6 2 (0.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.23%) Ruby
7 1 (0.11%) Java
7 1 (0.11%) Python
7 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 870 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 332 (38.16%) CCNA
3 160 (18.39%) CCIE
4 130 (14.94%) Security Cleared
5 95 (10.92%) SC Cleared
6 87 (10.00%) CCDP
7 83 (9.54%) CCSE
8 50 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (5.52%) CISSP
10 46 (5.29%) CCSA
11 45 (5.17%) MCSE
12 44 (5.06%) CCVP
13 43 (4.94%) Degree
14 33 (3.79%) CCSP
14 33 (3.79%) CCIP
15 27 (3.10%) JNCIS
15 27 (3.10%) DV Cleared
16 23 (2.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
18 20 (2.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.60%) SLA
2 27 (3.10%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.72%) QA
4 7 (0.80%) COBIT
5 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.34%) GPG13
7 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 62 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.41%) vSphere
4 19 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (2.18%) ProxySG
5 12 (1.38%) Snort
6 10 (1.15%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.80%) XenApp
8 6 (0.69%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.57%) Nmap
9 5 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.46%) SRDF
10 4 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.34%) Squid
12 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 64 (7.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 30 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 28 (3.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 19 (2.18%) FortiGate
5 11 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
5 11 (1.26%) CiscoWorks
6 9 (1.03%) OpenView
6 9 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (0.69%) OPNET
8 5 (0.57%) Nessus
9 4 (0.46%) HP NNM
10 3 (0.34%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.34%) Cacti
11 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.23%) Netcool
11 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.11%) WSUS
12 1 (0.11%) SCCM
12 1 (0.11%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 777 (89.31%) Cisco
2 271 (31.15%) CheckPoint
3 268 (30.80%) Juniper
4 197 (22.64%) F5
5 123 (14.14%) Blue Coat
6 107 (12.30%) VMware
7 106 (12.18%) HP
8 86 (9.89%) Citrix
9 80 (9.20%) Microsoft
10 35 (4.02%) McAfee
10 35 (4.02%) SolarWinds
11 32 (3.68%) Nortel
12 30 (3.45%) Avaya
13 27 (3.10%) Fortinet
14 26 (2.99%) Infoblox
15 25 (2.87%) Riverbed
16 24 (2.76%) Imperva
17 21 (2.41%) Brocade
18 20 (2.30%) ProCurve
19 18 (2.07%) Aruba
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 20 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Imperative People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 to £130 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
CACI Network Services
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
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