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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 204 200 263
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +63
Contract jobs citing CCNP 609 572 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.19% 1.13% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.66% 5.79% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 337 210
Average daily rate £363 £348 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 9
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £22.05 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £112.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -73.33%
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
10752 9886 9780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.98% 19.50% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6844 5661 5655
Average daily rate £405 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 481 495
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 208 £388 +10.71% 55
South East -5 148 £363 +5.45% 27
South West +68 67 £363 +22.88% 15
West Midlands -5 61 £375 +17.18% 16
North West -3 41 £325 -35.00% 13
Yorkshire -29 31 £350 - 12
East of England -23 21 £363 -3.33% 6
North East -16 20 £307 - 6
East Midlands -6 9 £325 -23.52% 4
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1118 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 962 (86.05%) Cisco
3 557 (49.82%) Firewall
4 477 (42.67%) WAN
5 440 (39.36%) CCNA
6 432 (38.64%) LAN
7 298 (26.65%) Cisco ASA
8 285 (25.49%) Wireless
9 276 (24.69%) CheckPoint
10 253 (22.63%) Juniper
11 241 (21.56%) BGP
12 234 (20.93%) MPLS
12 234 (20.93%) Security Cleared
13 231 (20.66%) CCIE
14 211 (18.87%) VPN
15 210 (18.78%) SC Cleared
16 204 (18.25%) Network Security
17 200 (17.89%) Cisco Nexus
18 189 (16.91%) ITIL
19 186 (16.64%) OSPF
20 175 (15.65%) F5
20 175 (15.65%) Data Centre
21 168 (15.03%) Finance
22 160 (14.31%) VoIP
23 139 (12.43%) EIGRP
24 134 (11.99%) TCP/IP
25 119 (10.64%) Linux
26 118 (10.55%) Telecoms
27 113 (10.11%) Network Design
28 111 (9.93%) VMware

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (1.43%) Apache
2 9 (0.81%) IIS
2 9 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.72%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.63%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.089%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.089%) nginx
8 1 (0.089%) SAS
8 1 (0.089%) Smallworld
Applications
1 23 (2.06%) MS Office
2 22 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 19 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.54%) Office 365
2 6 (0.54%) PaaS
3 5 (0.45%) IaaS
4 4 (0.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.089%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 557 (49.82%) Firewall
2 477 (42.67%) WAN
3 432 (38.64%) LAN
4 298 (26.65%) Cisco ASA
5 285 (25.49%) Wireless
6 241 (21.56%) BGP
7 234 (20.93%) MPLS
8 211 (18.87%) VPN
9 204 (18.25%) Network Security
10 200 (17.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 186 (16.64%) OSPF
12 160 (14.31%) VoIP
13 139 (12.43%) EIGRP
14 134 (11.99%) TCP/IP
15 100 (8.94%) DNS
16 72 (6.44%) DHCP
17 71 (6.35%) Cisco Wireless
17 71 (6.35%) Internet
18 68 (6.08%) Cisco IOS
18 68 (6.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.61%) MySQL
2 9 (0.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.63%) MongoDB
4 6 (0.54%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.36%) Informix
5 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.18%) Big Data
6 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.089%) GIS
7 1 (0.089%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.089%) Redis
7 1 (0.089%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (0.98%) StarTeam
4 7 (0.63%) Subversion
5 5 (0.45%) PHPUnit
6 4 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.18%) Hudson
7 2 (0.18%) JIRA
8 1 (0.089%) Ant
8 1 (0.089%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.089%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.089%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.089%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 168 (15.03%) Finance
2 118 (10.55%) Telecoms
3 47 (4.20%) Retail
4 29 (2.59%) Banking
5 13 (1.16%) Back Office
5 13 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 11 (0.98%) Games
6 11 (0.98%) Legal
7 9 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 9 (0.81%) Law
8 8 (0.72%) Military
9 7 (0.63%) Local Government
10 6 (0.54%) Billing
10 6 (0.54%) Marketing
11 5 (0.45%) Publishing
12 4 (0.36%) French Language
12 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.27%) German Language
13 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 653 (58.41%) Network Engineer
2 233 (20.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 177 (15.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 117 (10.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 84 (7.51%) Architect
6 82 (7.33%) Support Engineer
7 81 (7.25%) Security Engineer
8 72 (6.44%) Network Security Engineer
8 72 (6.44%) Network Support
9 67 (5.99%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 63 (5.64%) Designer
11 62 (5.55%) Network Support Engineer
12 60 (5.37%) Network Architect
13 56 (5.01%) Network Designer
14 54 (4.83%) Voice Engineer
15 49 (4.38%) Consultant
16 47 (4.20%) Design Engineer
17 45 (4.03%) Analyst
18 43 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
19 42 (3.76%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.16%) LAMP
3 12 (1.07%) XMPP
4 8 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (0.54%) XML
6 5 (0.45%) CakePHP
6 5 (0.45%) jQuery
6 5 (0.45%) JSON
6 5 (0.45%) Middleware
6 5 (0.45%) REST
6 5 (0.45%) SOAP
7 4 (0.36%) CSS
8 3 (0.27%) WAP
8 3 (0.27%) Web Services
9 2 (0.18%) .NET
9 2 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.18%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.18%) libvirt
9 2 (0.18%) OCX
9 2 (0.18%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 175 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 41 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 16 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (1.16%) e-Health
7 13 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (1.07%) FlexPod
9 10 (0.89%) PKI
10 8 (0.72%) Clustering
10 8 (0.72%) User Experience
11 7 (0.63%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.54%) Blog
12 6 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.54%) NHS
12 6 (0.54%) Statistics
12 6 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 119 (10.64%) Linux
2 81 (7.25%) Windows
3 44 (3.94%) Windows Server
4 35 (3.13%) Unix
5 21 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.43%) CentOS
9 15 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
10 10 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.72%) SUSE
12 6 (0.54%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.18%) AIX
14 2 (0.18%) CatOS
14 2 (0.18%) Fedora
14 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (16.91%) ITIL
2 113 (10.11%) Network Design
3 92 (8.23%) Load Balancing
4 69 (6.17%) Migration
5 62 (5.55%) Project Management
6 60 (5.37%) Change Management
7 51 (4.56%) Network Monitoring
8 41 (3.67%) High Availability
9 37 (3.31%) Network Management
10 36 (3.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 30 (2.68%) Incident Management
12 29 (2.59%) Service Delivery
13 27 (2.42%) Information Security
14 23 (2.06%) Configuration Management
14 23 (2.06%) SIEM
15 22 (1.97%) Network Architecture
15 22 (1.97%) Problem Management
16 21 (1.88%) TOGAF
17 20 (1.79%) Mentoring
17 20 (1.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (2.24%) SQL
2 24 (2.15%) C
3 22 (1.97%) Python
4 18 (1.61%) Perl
5 15 (1.34%) Bash Shell
6 13 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 8 (0.72%) PHP
8 7 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.45%) Ruby
9 5 (0.45%) Tcl
10 2 (0.18%) Java
10 2 (0.18%) VBScript
11 1 (0.089%) C#
11 1 (0.089%) Korn
11 1 (0.089%) VB
Qualifications
1 1118 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 440 (39.36%) CCNA
3 234 (20.93%) Security Cleared
4 231 (20.66%) CCIE
5 210 (18.78%) SC Cleared
6 100 (8.94%) CCDP
7 74 (6.62%) Degree
8 53 (4.74%) CCSA
9 51 (4.56%) CCSE
10 50 (4.47%) JNCIP
11 43 (3.85%) DV Cleared
12 42 (3.76%) JNCIA
13 40 (3.58%) JNCIS
14 34 (3.04%) CCNP Voice
15 33 (2.95%) CCVP
15 33 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (2.68%) CCDA
17 28 (2.50%) CISSP
18 26 (2.33%) MCSE
19 20 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.67%) SLA
2 25 (2.24%) QA
3 22 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.36%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.18%) COBIT
7 2 (0.18%) GLP
7 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.089%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.089%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.089%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.089%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.97%) vSphere
4 16 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 16 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.07%) ProxySG
5 12 (1.07%) vCloud
6 11 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.72%) iptables
8 7 (0.63%) Firmware
9 6 (0.54%) NFS
9 6 (0.54%) XenApp
10 4 (0.36%) Ceph
11 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.18%) KVM
11 2 (0.18%) Snort
11 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.18%) XenServer
12 1 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 48 (4.29%) FortiGate
2 33 (2.95%) Cisco UCCX
3 28 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 17 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
5 12 (1.07%) OpenView
6 11 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.81%) Nagios
7 9 (0.81%) Puppet
8 7 (0.63%) Ansible
8 7 (0.63%) Cacti
8 7 (0.63%) SCCM
8 7 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
9 6 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (0.45%) Nessus
11 4 (0.36%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.36%) TrustSec
11 4 (0.36%) vMotion
Vendors
1 962 (86.05%) Cisco
2 276 (24.69%) CheckPoint
3 253 (22.63%) Juniper
4 175 (15.65%) F5
5 111 (9.93%) VMware
6 87 (7.78%) Palo Alto
7 80 (7.16%) HP
8 65 (5.81%) Microsoft
9 55 (4.92%) Fortinet
10 53 (4.74%) SolarWinds
11 40 (3.58%) Citrix
12 37 (3.31%) Riverbed
13 36 (3.22%) Blue Coat
14 34 (3.04%) Aruba
15 28 (2.50%) Nokia
15 28 (2.50%) Remedy
16 27 (2.42%) Meraki
17 25 (2.24%) Red Hat
18 24 (2.15%) NICE Systems
19 21 (1.88%) BT
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon
TDA Group
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £650 - £690 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hillingdon
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Peterborough
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Rate: £20 - £35 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago