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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 191 240 251
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 568 403 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 0.84% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.10% 4.34% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 236 143
Average daily rate
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£347 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £365 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 19
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +20.00%
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
9313 9292 7751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.93% 19.37% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5383 5509 4181
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 477 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +6 198 £350 -6.66% 56
South East +8 129 £337 -3.99% 43
West Midlands +34 67 £325 -20.73% 16
North West +8 53 £450 +57.89% 15
Yorkshire +3 42 £300 -25.00% 11
East of England +21 41 £375 -2.28% 12
East Midlands +4 19 £425 +9.67% 4
South West +10 11 £475 +51.39% 14
North East - 4 - - 1
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1117 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 998 (89.35%) Cisco
3 614 (54.97%) Firewall
4 448 (40.11%) CCNA
5 382 (34.20%) CheckPoint
6 379 (33.93%) Juniper
7 371 (33.21%) F5
8 370 (33.12%) WAN
9 363 (32.50%) Cisco ASA
10 360 (32.23%) LAN
11 359 (32.14%) BGP
12 346 (30.98%) OSPF
13 307 (27.48%) MPLS
14 247 (22.11%) VPN
15 229 (20.50%) Network Security
16 218 (19.52%) CCIE
17 209 (18.71%) Cisco Nexus
18 181 (16.20%) Wireless
19 174 (15.58%) VMware
20 158 (14.15%) ITIL
21 157 (14.06%) Security Cleared
22 156 (13.97%) EIGRP
23 153 (13.70%) Finance
23 153 (13.70%) Blue Coat
24 152 (13.61%) Load Balancing
25 150 (13.43%) TCP/IP
26 143 (12.80%) Cisco IOS
27 141 (12.62%) Telecoms
28 138 (12.35%) DNS
29 137 (12.26%) Network Design

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (2.51%) MS Exchange
2 10 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (0.72%) Lync
4 6 (0.54%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.54%) Apache
4 6 (0.54%) IIS
5 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.27%) CMS
7 3 (0.27%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.090%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.090%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.090%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.090%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.090%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 35 (3.13%) MS Office
2 30 (2.69%) MS Visio
2 30 (2.69%) MS Excel
3 11 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
1 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.72%) Office 365
3 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.45%) SaaS
5 4 (0.36%) PaaS
6 2 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 614 (54.97%) Firewall
2 370 (33.12%) WAN
3 363 (32.50%) Cisco ASA
4 360 (32.23%) LAN
5 359 (32.14%) BGP
6 346 (30.98%) OSPF
7 307 (27.48%) MPLS
8 247 (22.11%) VPN
9 229 (20.50%) Network Security
10 209 (18.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 181 (16.20%) Wireless
12 156 (13.97%) EIGRP
13 150 (13.43%) TCP/IP
14 143 (12.80%) Cisco IOS
15 138 (12.35%) DNS
16 111 (9.94%) VoIP
16 111 (9.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 102 (9.13%) DHCP
18 98 (8.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 89 (7.97%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.98%) SQL Server
1 11 (0.98%) MySQL
2 3 (0.27%) MS Access
2 3 (0.27%) Big Data
2 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.18%) Informix
4 1 (0.090%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.090%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.090%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.27%) JIRA
3 2 (0.18%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.18%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.090%) Ant
4 1 (0.090%) Metasploit
General
1 153 (13.70%) Finance
2 141 (12.62%) Telecoms
3 72 (6.45%) Banking
4 35 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.43%) Retail
6 10 (0.90%) Spanish Language
7 8 (0.72%) Back Office
8 7 (0.63%) Games
8 7 (0.63%) Publishing
9 6 (0.54%) Billing
10 5 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.36%) Legal
12 3 (0.27%) Advertising
12 3 (0.27%) Marketing
12 3 (0.27%) Electronics
12 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.090%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.090%) Military
Job Titles
1 604 (54.07%) Network Engineer
2 85 (7.61%) Cisco Engineer
3 84 (7.52%) Security Engineer
4 83 (7.43%) Consultant
5 71 (6.36%) Network Specialist
6 69 (6.18%) Support Engineer
7 68 (6.09%) Senior Network Engineer
8 64 (5.73%) Architect
9 61 (5.46%) IP Engineer
10 58 (5.19%) Network Support
11 55 (4.92%) Analyst
11 55 (4.92%) Network Security Engineer
12 53 (4.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 44 (3.94%) Network Support Engineer
14 42 (3.76%) Network Consultant
15 40 (3.58%) Security Specialist
15 40 (3.58%) Network Security Specialist
16 36 (3.22%) Network Architect
17 33 (2.95%) Operations Engineer
18 32 (2.86%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.16%) CSS
2 10 (0.90%) Web Services
3 9 (0.81%) XMPP
4 6 (0.54%) WAP
4 6 (0.54%) XML
5 5 (0.45%) REST
6 3 (0.27%) JSON
6 3 (0.27%) VXML
6 3 (0.27%) SOAP
7 2 (0.18%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.18%) JSP
7 2 (0.18%) .NET
7 2 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.090%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.090%) Middleware
8 1 (0.090%) HTML
8 1 (0.090%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (3.04%) Fat Client
2 34 (3.04%) Thin Client
3 25 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
3 25 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 22 (1.97%) PKI
5 18 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.07%) SecurID
7 10 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 10 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 9 (0.81%) Cryptography
8 9 (0.81%) CMDB
8 9 (0.81%) NHS
9 8 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.72%) Clustering
10 7 (0.63%) Open Source
10 7 (0.63%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.54%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.45%) Handset
12 5 (0.45%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 125 (11.19%) Linux
2 107 (9.58%) Windows
3 47 (4.21%) UNIX
4 29 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.07%) Solaris
7 11 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.27%) Android
11 3 (0.27%) CentOS
11 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.090%) SUSE
13 1 (0.090%) HPUX
13 1 (0.090%) VMS
13 1 (0.090%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (14.15%) ITIL
2 152 (13.61%) Load Balancing
3 137 (12.26%) Network Design
4 70 (6.27%) Network Management
5 69 (6.18%) E-Commerce
6 57 (5.10%) Service Delivery
7 54 (4.83%) Migration
8 45 (4.03%) Low Latency
9 44 (3.94%) Network Monitoring
10 41 (3.67%) Validation
11 39 (3.49%) Incident Management
12 36 (3.22%) Mentoring
13 35 (3.13%) Change Management
14 29 (2.60%) Service Management
15 28 (2.51%) Project Management
16 25 (2.24%) ITIL V3
17 24 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
18 23 (2.06%) Information Security
19 22 (1.97%) CRM
20 21 (1.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (2.95%) C
2 31 (2.78%) SQL
3 16 (1.43%) Perl
4 14 (1.25%) Python
4 14 (1.25%) Lisp
5 8 (0.72%) Java
6 4 (0.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.27%) Tcl
7 3 (0.27%) PHP
7 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.18%) Go
8 2 (0.18%) VBScript
8 2 (0.18%) Ruby
8 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.090%) Groovy
9 1 (0.090%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.090%) C#
9 1 (0.090%) R
Qualifications
1 1117 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 448 (40.11%) CCNA
3 218 (19.52%) CCIE
4 157 (14.06%) Security Cleared
5 116 (10.38%) SC Cleared
6 92 (8.24%) CCDP
7 91 (8.15%) CCSE
8 67 (6.00%) Degree
9 63 (5.64%) CCIP
10 53 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (4.12%) JNCIS
12 43 (3.85%) CISSP
13 39 (3.49%) JNCIP
14 37 (3.31%) DV Cleared
15 36 (3.22%) CCSA
16 32 (2.86%) JNCIA
17 29 (2.60%) MCSE
18 24 (2.15%) CCVP
19 22 (1.97%) A+ Certification
20 21 (1.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.55%) SLA
2 29 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.07%) QA
4 9 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.54%) GPG13
6 6 (0.54%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.090%) TickIT
7 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 106 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.06%) vSphere
4 21 (1.88%) vCloud
5 18 (1.61%) XenServer
6 13 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.98%) ProxySG
7 11 (0.98%) XenApp
8 9 (0.81%) Firmware
8 9 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.54%) Squid
10 6 (0.54%) Snort
11 4 (0.36%) NFS
11 4 (0.36%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.27%) Xen
13 2 (0.18%) UAG
13 2 (0.18%) Docker
14 1 (0.090%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.090%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (1.70%) RANCID
3 18 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 16 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
4 16 (1.43%) OPNET
5 14 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
6 10 (0.90%) Puppet
6 10 (0.90%) TrustSec
7 9 (0.81%) SCCM
7 9 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
8 8 (0.72%) HP NNM
9 7 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
10 6 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.45%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.18%) NetCrunch
13 2 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 998 (89.35%) Cisco
2 382 (34.20%) CheckPoint
3 379 (33.93%) Juniper
4 371 (33.21%) F5
5 174 (15.58%) VMware
6 153 (13.70%) Blue Coat
7 115 (10.30%) Citrix
8 105 (9.40%) HP
9 89 (7.97%) Microsoft
10 75 (6.71%) Infoblox
11 72 (6.45%) SolarWinds
12 63 (5.64%) Fortinet
13 56 (5.01%) Riverbed
14 36 (3.22%) BT
15 34 (3.04%) Imperva
16 26 (2.33%) Brocade
17 25 (2.24%) McAfee
18 24 (2.15%) BMC
19 21 (1.88%) Aruba
20 20 (1.79%) Remedy
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Selby
Real Staffing
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Computer People
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago