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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 193 253 263
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +10
Contract jobs citing CCNP 572 401 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 0.81% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.87% 4.15% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 208 161
Average daily rate
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£349 £359 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £72.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £112.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-73.33% +345.54%
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
9741 9671 7835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.50% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5579 4212
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 485 437
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +4 198 £350 - 61
South East 0 132 £348 -0.57% 36
Yorkshire +20 62 £338 -15.73% 16
West Midlands +16 57 £325 -18.75% 14
East of England +37 47 £375 -6.25% 10
North West -15 39 £500 +118.57% 9
East Midlands +13 22 £425 - 7
South West -3 7 £295 -18.62% 22
North East - 4 - - 1
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1137 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1034 (90.94%) Cisco
3 629 (55.32%) Firewall
4 464 (40.81%) CCNA
5 384 (33.77%) CheckPoint
6 380 (33.42%) LAN
7 376 (33.07%) WAN
8 373 (32.81%) Cisco ASA
9 372 (32.72%) F5
10 367 (32.28%) Juniper
11 366 (32.19%) BGP
12 347 (30.52%) OSPF
13 303 (26.65%) MPLS
14 262 (23.04%) VPN
15 241 (21.20%) Network Security
16 222 (19.53%) CCIE
17 213 (18.73%) Cisco Nexus
18 179 (15.74%) VMware
19 171 (15.04%) Wireless
20 170 (14.95%) ITIL
21 162 (14.25%) Security Cleared
22 160 (14.07%) EIGRP
23 159 (13.98%) Telecoms
24 158 (13.90%) Blue Coat
25 154 (13.54%) Finance
26 150 (13.19%) TCP/IP
27 146 (12.84%) Load Balancing
28 145 (12.75%) DNS
29 140 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
30 137 (12.05%) Network Design

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 29 (2.55%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.06%) Lync
3 10 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (0.70%) IIS
5 7 (0.62%) Apache
6 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.44%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.088%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.088%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.088%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.088%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.088%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (2.90%) MS Office
2 31 (2.73%) MS Excel
3 29 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (0.70%) Office 365
2 6 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.44%) SaaS
4 4 (0.35%) PaaS
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 629 (55.32%) Firewall
2 380 (33.42%) LAN
3 376 (33.07%) WAN
4 373 (32.81%) Cisco ASA
5 366 (32.19%) BGP
6 347 (30.52%) OSPF
7 303 (26.65%) MPLS
8 262 (23.04%) VPN
9 241 (21.20%) Network Security
10 213 (18.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 171 (15.04%) Wireless
12 160 (14.07%) EIGRP
13 150 (13.19%) TCP/IP
14 145 (12.75%) DNS
15 140 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
16 117 (10.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 116 (10.20%) VoIP
18 106 (9.32%) DHCP
19 100 (8.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 84 (7.39%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.97%) MySQL
3 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.26%) Big Data
4 3 (0.26%) MS Access
5 2 (0.18%) Informix
5 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.088%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.088%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (0.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.18%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.18%) Ant
2 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.088%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.088%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.088%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.088%) Metasploit
General
1 159 (13.98%) Telecoms
2 154 (13.54%) Finance
3 77 (6.77%) Banking
4 34 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.41%) Retail
6 10 (0.88%) Back Office
7 8 (0.70%) Spanish Language
8 7 (0.62%) Billing
9 6 (0.53%) Games
10 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.35%) Publishing
12 3 (0.26%) Advertising
12 3 (0.26%) Electronics
12 3 (0.26%) Marketing
13 2 (0.18%) German Language
13 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.18%) Automotive
13 2 (0.18%) Legal
14 1 (0.088%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 638 (56.11%) Network Engineer
2 93 (8.18%) Security Engineer
3 89 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 74 (6.51%) Consultant
5 70 (6.16%) Support Engineer
5 70 (6.16%) Senior Network Engineer
6 67 (5.89%) IP Engineer
7 65 (5.72%) Network Specialist
8 64 (5.63%) Analyst
9 63 (5.54%) Network Security Engineer
10 60 (5.28%) Architect
11 59 (5.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 57 (5.01%) Network Support
13 46 (4.05%) Network Support Engineer
14 42 (3.69%) Security Specialist
14 42 (3.69%) Network Security Specialist
15 39 (3.43%) Network Analyst
16 38 (3.34%) Network Consultant
17 36 (3.17%) Operations Engineer
18 35 (3.08%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.70%) CSS
1 8 (0.70%) Web Services
1 8 (0.70%) WAP
1 8 (0.70%) XMPP
2 6 (0.53%) XML
3 4 (0.35%) SOAP
3 4 (0.35%) CGI
3 4 (0.35%) REST
4 3 (0.26%) VXML
4 3 (0.26%) JSON
4 3 (0.26%) JSP
4 3 (0.26%) .NET
5 2 (0.18%) HTML
5 2 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.18%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.088%) YAML
6 1 (0.088%) LAMP
6 1 (0.088%) Middleware
6 1 (0.088%) JMS
6 1 (0.088%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.08%) Thin Client
2 35 (3.08%) Fat Client
3 21 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (1.76%) PKI
5 16 (1.41%) SecurID
6 13 (1.14%) NHS
7 11 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 9 (0.79%) CMDB
8 9 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.70%) Clustering
10 7 (0.62%) Blackberry
10 7 (0.62%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.62%) FlexPod
11 6 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.53%) Open Source
11 6 (0.53%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.44%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.44%) Statistics
12 5 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 130 (11.43%) Linux
2 110 (9.67%) Windows
3 58 (5.10%) UNIX
4 33 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.06%) Solaris
8 11 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.35%) CentOS
11 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.26%) Android
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.088%) SUSE
13 1 (0.088%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (14.95%) ITIL
2 146 (12.84%) Load Balancing
3 137 (12.05%) Network Design
4 69 (6.07%) E-Commerce
4 69 (6.07%) Network Management
5 60 (5.28%) Service Delivery
6 49 (4.31%) Migration
7 47 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
8 44 (3.87%) Low Latency
9 42 (3.69%) Change Management
10 39 (3.43%) Validation
10 39 (3.43%) Incident Management
11 36 (3.17%) Mentoring
12 27 (2.37%) ITIL V3
13 26 (2.29%) Project Management
13 26 (2.29%) Service Management
14 24 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (1.93%) CRM
16 20 (1.76%) PRINCE2
16 20 (1.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 35 (3.08%) C
2 30 (2.64%) SQL
3 22 (1.93%) Perl
4 15 (1.32%) Python
5 12 (1.06%) Lisp
6 7 (0.62%) Java
7 5 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.35%) PHP
8 4 (0.35%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.26%) Tcl
10 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.18%) VBScript
11 1 (0.088%) C#
11 1 (0.088%) C++
11 1 (0.088%) Ruby
11 1 (0.088%) Groovy
11 1 (0.088%) R
11 1 (0.088%) Go
Qualifications
1 1137 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 464 (40.81%) CCNA
3 222 (19.53%) CCIE
4 162 (14.25%) Security Cleared
5 123 (10.82%) SC Cleared
6 101 (8.88%) CCSE
7 92 (8.09%) CCDP
8 72 (6.33%) CCIP
9 67 (5.89%) Degree
10 55 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 44 (3.87%) CISSP
12 42 (3.69%) CCSA
12 42 (3.69%) JNCIP
13 41 (3.61%) JNCIS
14 36 (3.17%) DV Cleared
15 34 (2.99%) JNCIA
16 31 (2.73%) MCSE
17 25 (2.20%) CCSP
18 23 (2.02%) CCVP
19 22 (1.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.54%) SLA
2 34 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.88%) QA
4 9 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.53%) GPG13
7 5 (0.44%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.088%) TickIT
System Software
1 106 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.20%) vSphere
4 22 (1.93%) vCloud
5 18 (1.58%) XenServer
6 16 (1.41%) ProxySG
7 11 (0.97%) Firmware
7 11 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.88%) XenApp
9 9 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.53%) Snort
11 6 (0.53%) Squid
12 3 (0.26%) Xen
12 3 (0.26%) NFS
13 2 (0.18%) UAG
13 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.088%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.088%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (3.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (1.93%) RANCID
3 16 (1.41%) OPNET
4 14 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
5 13 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 11 (0.97%) Puppet
7 10 (0.88%) FortiGate
8 9 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
9 8 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (0.70%) HP NNM
9 8 (0.70%) SCCM
10 6 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
10 6 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.44%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.44%) Netcool
11 5 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.35%) OpenView
12 4 (0.35%) OpenNMS
13 2 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1034 (90.94%) Cisco
2 384 (33.77%) CheckPoint
3 372 (32.72%) F5
4 367 (32.28%) Juniper
5 179 (15.74%) VMware
6 158 (13.90%) Blue Coat
7 113 (9.94%) Citrix
8 110 (9.67%) HP
9 102 (8.97%) Microsoft
10 75 (6.60%) Infoblox
11 71 (6.24%) Fortinet
12 69 (6.07%) SolarWinds
13 52 (4.57%) Riverbed
14 43 (3.78%) BT
15 35 (3.08%) Imperva
16 24 (2.11%) Aruba
17 23 (2.02%) McAfee
18 22 (1.93%) BMC
19 21 (1.85%) Nortel
19 21 (1.85%) Remedy
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Great working environment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: Negotiable Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Talent International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £410 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago