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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 199 228 229
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 534 427 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.89% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.46% 5.11% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 233 192
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£350 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £15.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -15.45%
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
9780 8349 9524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.03% 17.32% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5495 4717 5006
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 395 575
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +20 208 £350 -6.60% 80
South East +14 111 £333 -5.00% 44
South West +13 57 £375 +30.43% 19
West Midlands +10 51 £323 +4.03% 15
East of England -26 34 £345 +25.45% 18
North West +5 33 £403 +43.75% 10
East Midlands +15 16 £425 +54.54%
Yorkshire -2 15 £325 -16.12% 10
North East -35 2 £231 -33.92%
Midlands - 2 £500 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 914 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 807 (88.29%) Cisco
3 530 (57.99%) Firewall
4 370 (40.48%) CCNA
5 347 (37.96%) WAN
6 319 (34.90%) LAN
7 265 (28.99%) Juniper
8 264 (28.88%) CheckPoint
9 237 (25.93%) BGP
10 221 (24.18%) Cisco ASA
11 213 (23.30%) Network Security
12 212 (23.19%) OSPF
13 198 (21.66%) F5
14 190 (20.79%) CCIE
15 177 (19.37%) VPN
15 177 (19.37%) MPLS
16 176 (19.26%) ITIL
17 174 (19.04%) Cisco Nexus
18 160 (17.51%) Security Cleared
19 135 (14.77%) SC Cleared
19 135 (14.77%) Wireless
20 129 (14.11%) EIGRP
21 122 (13.35%) Network Design
22 119 (13.02%) TCP/IP
22 119 (13.02%) HP
23 116 (12.69%) Finance
24 115 (12.58%) Windows
25 112 (12.25%) VMware
26 111 (12.14%) Blue Coat
26 111 (12.14%) Load Balancing

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.42%) Apache
4 11 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.44%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.33%) Lync
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.53%) MS Office
4 4 (0.44%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.44%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.44%) SaaS
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 530 (57.99%) Firewall
2 347 (37.96%) WAN
3 319 (34.90%) LAN
4 237 (25.93%) BGP
5 221 (24.18%) Cisco ASA
6 213 (23.30%) Network Security
7 212 (23.19%) OSPF
8 177 (19.37%) VPN
8 177 (19.37%) MPLS
9 174 (19.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 135 (14.77%) Wireless
11 129 (14.11%) EIGRP
12 119 (13.02%) TCP/IP
13 107 (11.71%) VoIP
14 83 (9.08%) VLAN
15 82 (8.97%) DNS
16 81 (8.86%) Cisco IOS
17 72 (7.88%) BIG-IP
18 67 (7.33%) Cisco PIX
18 67 (7.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.55%) MySQL
4 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.44%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.44%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.44%) DB2
4 4 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.22%) MS Access
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.11%) Ant
General
1 116 (12.69%) Finance
2 110 (12.04%) Telecoms
3 70 (7.66%) Banking
4 24 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 14 (1.53%) Retail
7 11 (1.20%) Local Government
8 6 (0.66%) German Language
8 6 (0.66%) Games
9 5 (0.55%) Advertising
10 4 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.33%) Publishing
11 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.33%) International Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 445 (48.69%) Network Engineer
2 130 (14.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 98 (10.72%) Security Engineer
4 96 (10.50%) Consultant
5 71 (7.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 71 (7.77%) Network Support
6 67 (7.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 64 (7.00%) Network Consultant
8 61 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 52 (5.69%) Network Specialist
9 52 (5.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 38 (4.16%) Design Engineer
11 37 (4.05%) Analyst
12 36 (3.94%) Network Support Engineer
13 32 (3.50%) Architect
14 31 (3.39%) IP Engineer
15 30 (3.28%) Network Manager
16 28 (3.06%) Security Consultant
17 27 (2.95%) Cisco Support
18 26 (2.84%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.20%) CSS
2 9 (0.98%) HTML
2 9 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (0.88%) JSP
4 7 (0.77%) .NET
5 6 (0.66%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.55%) WAP
6 5 (0.55%) Middleware
7 3 (0.33%) HTML5
7 3 (0.33%) XMPP
8 2 (0.22%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.22%) VXML
9 1 (0.11%) XML
9 1 (0.11%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 36 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 17 (1.86%) Thin Client
3 17 (1.86%) Fat Client
4 14 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.42%) FlexPod
6 9 (0.98%) Clustering
7 7 (0.77%) Open Source
7 7 (0.77%) Visualisation
7 7 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (0.77%) SecurID
8 6 (0.66%) Statistics
8 6 (0.66%) NHS
8 6 (0.66%) User Experience
9 5 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.55%) Replication
10 4 (0.44%) Online Games
10 4 (0.44%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.44%) Firmware
10 4 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 115 (12.58%) Windows
2 78 (8.53%) Linux
3 49 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (5.14%) UNIX
5 38 (4.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.66%) Solaris
9 4 (0.44%) SUSE
9 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.44%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.44%) Android
9 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.22%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (19.26%) ITIL
2 122 (13.35%) Network Design
3 111 (12.14%) Load Balancing
3 111 (12.14%) Network Management
4 52 (5.69%) Network Architecture
5 51 (5.58%) Mentoring
6 50 (5.47%) Migration
7 48 (5.25%) Change Control
8 43 (4.70%) Service Delivery
9 37 (4.05%) Project Management
10 33 (3.61%) Change Management
10 33 (3.61%) Incident Management
10 33 (3.61%) Network Monitoring
11 29 (3.17%) E-Commerce
12 28 (3.06%) Problem Management
13 26 (2.84%) Service Management
13 26 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
15 23 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (1.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (2.95%) Perl
2 15 (1.64%) C
3 11 (1.20%) SQL
4 7 (0.77%) Tcl
5 6 (0.66%) Lisp
5 6 (0.66%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.55%) R
7 3 (0.33%) PHP
7 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.22%) Ruby
8 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.11%) Java
9 1 (0.11%) VBScript
9 1 (0.11%) Python
9 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 914 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 370 (40.48%) CCNA
3 190 (20.79%) CCIE
4 160 (17.51%) Security Cleared
5 135 (14.77%) SC Cleared
6 88 (9.63%) CCDP
7 78 (8.53%) CCSE
8 61 (6.67%) CISSP
9 55 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (5.58%) MCSE
11 49 (5.36%) Degree
12 48 (5.25%) CCSA
13 42 (4.60%) CCVP
14 38 (4.16%) CCIP
15 36 (3.94%) CCSP
16 29 (3.17%) JNCIS
16 29 (3.17%) DV Cleared
17 23 (2.52%) Check Point Certification
18 22 (2.41%) MCITP
19 21 (2.30%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.03%) SLA
2 25 (2.74%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.97%) QA
4 8 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.77%) COBIT
6 5 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.33%) GPG13
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 55 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (2.84%) ProxySG
5 21 (2.30%) vSphere
6 14 (1.53%) Snort
7 11 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.98%) XenApp
9 7 (0.77%) Nmap
10 5 (0.55%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.33%) Squid
13 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.11%) SRDF
14 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 54 (5.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 26 (2.84%) Cisco UCCE
3 22 (2.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 18 (1.97%) FortiGate
5 14 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
6 13 (1.42%) OPNET
7 12 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
8 11 (1.20%) OpenView
8 11 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
9 9 (0.98%) RANCID
10 8 (0.88%) OpenNMS
11 7 (0.77%) Nessus
12 4 (0.44%) HP NNM
12 4 (0.44%) Netcool
13 3 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.33%) Cacti
13 3 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
13 3 (0.33%) WSUS
13 3 (0.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 807 (88.29%) Cisco
2 265 (28.99%) Juniper
3 264 (28.88%) CheckPoint
4 198 (21.66%) F5
5 119 (13.02%) HP
6 112 (12.25%) VMware
7 111 (12.14%) Blue Coat
8 90 (9.85%) Microsoft
9 73 (7.99%) Citrix
10 52 (5.69%) SolarWinds
11 42 (4.60%) Nortel
12 33 (3.61%) Fortinet
13 31 (3.39%) Riverbed
14 27 (2.95%) McAfee
14 27 (2.95%) Avaya
15 22 (2.41%) BMC
15 22 (2.41%) Nokia
16 21 (2.30%) Websense
17 19 (2.08%) Brocade
17 19 (2.08%) ProCurve
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Gloucestershire
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
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Rate: competitive
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