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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 205 267 235
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -32
Contract jobs citing CCNP 572 338 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.08% 0.71% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.27% 4.19% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 185 184
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £18.90 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.40 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.30 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+77.07% -41.42%
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
10855 8071 8242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.59% 17.04% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6184 4640 4343
Average daily rate £390 £380 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 482 330 549
Average hourly rate £18.02 £18.55 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -17.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +81 240 £350 - 69
South East +21 111 £339 -3.21% 47
South West +3 58 £375 +15.38% 15
West Midlands +9 49 £350 - 8
North West +17 42 £330 -6.38% 16
Yorkshire +15 29 £310 -25.97% 19
East Midlands +12 17 £324 -11.30% 3
East of England -29 16 £350 +27.27% 15
North East -32 4 £285 - 2
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1060 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 959 (90.47%) Cisco
3 611 (57.64%) Firewall
4 452 (42.64%) CCNA
5 409 (38.58%) WAN
6 392 (36.98%) LAN
7 304 (28.68%) BGP
8 297 (28.02%) CheckPoint
9 270 (25.47%) OSPF
10 262 (24.72%) Juniper
11 257 (24.25%) Cisco ASA
12 239 (22.55%) Cisco Nexus
13 237 (22.36%) CCIE
14 230 (21.70%) F5
15 217 (20.47%) VPN
16 212 (20.00%) Network Security
17 206 (19.43%) MPLS
18 200 (18.87%) ITIL
18 200 (18.87%) Security Cleared
19 168 (15.85%) SC Cleared
20 160 (15.09%) EIGRP
21 157 (14.81%) TCP/IP
22 152 (14.34%) Wireless
23 146 (13.77%) Telecoms
24 137 (12.92%) Load Balancing
24 137 (12.92%) Network Design
25 120 (11.32%) HP
26 116 (10.94%) Finance
27 115 (10.85%) CCDP
28 111 (10.47%) Windows

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 22 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (0.66%) Lync
5 5 (0.47%) Apache
5 5 (0.47%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 4 (0.38%) IIS
6 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.094%) FileNet
Applications
1 42 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.04%) MS Office
4 4 (0.38%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.38%) MS Project
5 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.094%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.094%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 611 (57.64%) Firewall
2 409 (38.58%) WAN
3 392 (36.98%) LAN
4 304 (28.68%) BGP
5 270 (25.47%) OSPF
6 257 (24.25%) Cisco ASA
7 239 (22.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 217 (20.47%) VPN
9 212 (20.00%) Network Security
10 206 (19.43%) MPLS
11 160 (15.09%) EIGRP
12 157 (14.81%) TCP/IP
13 152 (14.34%) Wireless
14 89 (8.40%) WLAN
15 88 (8.30%) VoIP
16 74 (6.98%) DNS
17 72 (6.79%) Cisco IOS
18 70 (6.60%) Cisco PIX
19 68 (6.42%) HSRP
20 66 (6.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (0.57%) MySQL
1 6 (0.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.47%) Relational Database
2 5 (0.47%) DB2
2 5 (0.47%) RDBMS
2 5 (0.47%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.19%) MS Access
4 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.094%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.094%) Ant
General
1 146 (13.77%) Telecoms
2 116 (10.94%) Finance
3 80 (7.55%) Banking
4 20 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 19 (1.79%) Retail
6 10 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.75%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.57%) Local Government
8 6 (0.57%) German Language
9 4 (0.38%) Law
9 4 (0.38%) Legal
9 4 (0.38%) Games
10 3 (0.28%) Advertising
10 3 (0.28%) Billing
10 3 (0.28%) Back Office
11 2 (0.19%) Publishing
11 2 (0.19%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.094%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.094%) International Banking
12 1 (0.094%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 541 (51.04%) Network Engineer
2 135 (12.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 110 (10.38%) Security Engineer
4 93 (8.77%) Consultant
5 79 (7.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 65 (6.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 65 (6.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 62 (5.85%) Network Support
8 60 (5.66%) Network Consultant
9 57 (5.38%) Support Engineer
10 56 (5.28%) Analyst
11 50 (4.72%) Design Engineer
12 49 (4.62%) Architect
13 42 (3.96%) Network Specialist
14 39 (3.68%) Network Analyst
15 36 (3.40%) Network Design Engineer
16 32 (3.02%) Network Support Engineer
17 30 (2.83%) Cisco Support
17 30 (2.83%) IP Engineer
18 26 (2.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.85%) HTML
1 9 (0.85%) WAP
2 8 (0.75%) CSS
3 7 (0.66%) JSP
3 7 (0.66%) Middleware
4 6 (0.57%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.57%) .NET
5 5 (0.47%) XMPP
6 4 (0.38%) CGI
7 3 (0.28%) HTML5
7 3 (0.28%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.19%) VXML
9 1 (0.094%) TAPI
9 1 (0.094%) LAMP
9 1 (0.094%) J2EE
9 1 (0.094%) SOAP
9 1 (0.094%) XML
9 1 (0.094%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.36%) FlexPod
3 22 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.23%) SecurID
5 12 (1.13%) Visualisation
6 11 (1.04%) NHS
7 10 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 10 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (0.85%) PKI
8 9 (0.85%) Clustering
9 8 (0.75%) Statistics
9 8 (0.75%) User Experience
10 7 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.57%) Open Source
12 5 (0.47%) AVVID
13 4 (0.38%) e-Health
13 4 (0.38%) Replication
13 4 (0.38%) Online Games
13 4 (0.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 111 (10.47%) Windows
2 74 (6.98%) Linux
3 65 (6.13%) UNIX
4 49 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.94%) Solaris
8 7 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.38%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.38%) Android
11 3 (0.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.094%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.094%) CentOS
12 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.094%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (18.87%) ITIL
2 137 (12.92%) Load Balancing
2 137 (12.92%) Network Design
3 104 (9.81%) Network Management
4 57 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
5 51 (4.81%) Migration
5 51 (4.81%) Network Architecture
6 50 (4.72%) Change Management
7 45 (4.25%) Mentoring
7 45 (4.25%) Project Management
8 43 (4.06%) Service Delivery
9 39 (3.68%) Change Control
10 36 (3.40%) Incident Management
11 29 (2.74%) Fault Management
12 27 (2.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (2.26%) Problem Management
14 23 (2.17%) Service Management
15 21 (1.98%) PRINCE2
16 20 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
17 19 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (3.58%) Perl
2 12 (1.13%) SQL
3 11 (1.04%) Lisp
4 8 (0.75%) Tcl
4 8 (0.75%) R
5 6 (0.57%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.47%) C
6 5 (0.47%) Python
7 4 (0.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.19%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.19%) VB
8 2 (0.19%) Ruby
8 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.094%) C++
9 1 (0.094%) Java
9 1 (0.094%) VBScript
9 1 (0.094%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1060 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 452 (42.64%) CCNA
3 237 (22.36%) CCIE
4 200 (18.87%) Security Cleared
5 168 (15.85%) SC Cleared
6 115 (10.85%) CCDP
7 83 (7.83%) CCSE
8 59 (5.57%) CCSA
9 58 (5.47%) CCIP
10 57 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (4.91%) Degree
12 50 (4.72%) CISSP
12 50 (4.72%) MCSE
13 42 (3.96%) CCSP
14 39 (3.68%) CCVP
15 35 (3.30%) DV Cleared
16 25 (2.36%) MCITP
17 24 (2.26%) JNCIA
18 20 (1.89%) CCDA
18 20 (1.89%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.53%) SLA
2 22 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.89%) QA
4 9 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.38%) COBIT
7 3 (0.28%) GPG13
7 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.094%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 47 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.40%) ProxySG
3 34 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (1.98%) vSphere
6 14 (1.32%) Snort
7 11 (1.04%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.85%) XenApp
9 8 (0.75%) Nmap
10 6 (0.57%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.38%) Firmware
12 3 (0.28%) UAG
12 3 (0.28%) Squid
12 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.19%) Xen
13 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.094%) vCloud
14 1 (0.094%) KVM
14 1 (0.094%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.094%) NFS
Systems Management
1 50 (4.72%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (2.26%) Cisco UCCE
3 20 (1.89%) RANCID
4 18 (1.70%) OPNET
4 18 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 18 (1.70%) OpenNMS
5 16 (1.51%) CiscoWorks
5 16 (1.51%) Cisco Prime
5 16 (1.51%) Cisco UCCX
6 13 (1.23%) OpenView
7 11 (1.04%) FortiGate
8 9 (0.85%) Netcool
9 8 (0.75%) Nessus
10 5 (0.47%) Puppet
10 5 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.38%) HP NNM
11 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
12 3 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
12 3 (0.28%) Foglight
Vendors
1 959 (90.47%) Cisco
2 297 (28.02%) CheckPoint
3 262 (24.72%) Juniper
4 230 (21.70%) F5
5 120 (11.32%) HP
6 108 (10.19%) Blue Coat
7 106 (10.00%) VMware
8 94 (8.87%) Microsoft
9 64 (6.04%) SolarWinds
10 59 (5.57%) Nortel
11 56 (5.28%) Riverbed
12 52 (4.91%) Citrix
13 40 (3.77%) Fortinet
14 36 (3.40%) Nokia
15 35 (3.30%) BMC
16 33 (3.11%) BT
17 29 (2.74%) Avaya
18 27 (2.55%) TippingPoint
19 23 (2.17%) McAfee
20 22 (2.08%) Websense
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