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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 191 233 225
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 603 436 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 0.88% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.12% 4.74% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 267 210
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £479 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £28.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.66 £21.50 £21.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.65 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.36% +30.76%
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
9845 9208 8305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.08% 18.62% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5950 5237 4514
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 400 457
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +5 223 £400 +6.66% 66
South East +14 138 £338 -3.57% 50
North West +19 56 £375 -18.69% 9
South West +23 46 £400 +25.49% 14
Yorkshire -4 42 £363 +3.57% 17
West Midlands +14 37 £320 +3.22% 13
East of England +3 29 £350 +16.66% 5
East Midlands +6 20 £356 +1.78% 7
North East -19 5 £282 +25.33% 1
Midlands - 4 £320 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1177 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1005 (85.39%) Cisco
3 644 (54.72%) Firewall
4 499 (42.40%) CCNA
5 461 (39.17%) WAN
6 421 (35.77%) LAN
7 366 (31.10%) CheckPoint
8 348 (29.57%) Juniper
9 338 (28.72%) Cisco ASA
10 326 (27.70%) F5
11 325 (27.61%) BGP
12 299 (25.40%) OSPF
13 274 (23.28%) MPLS
14 256 (21.75%) VPN
15 252 (21.41%) Network Security
16 225 (19.12%) Wireless
17 224 (19.03%) Cisco Nexus
18 218 (18.52%) Data Centre
19 216 (18.35%) CCIE
20 177 (15.04%) Security Cleared
21 176 (14.95%) TCP/IP
22 167 (14.19%) ITIL
23 163 (13.85%) VoIP
24 154 (13.08%) EIGRP
25 152 (12.91%) Network Design
26 147 (12.49%) Load Balancing
27 136 (11.55%) VMware
28 135 (11.47%) Finance
29 131 (11.13%) Cisco IOS
30 130 (11.05%) Windows

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 21 (1.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.02%) Lync
3 11 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.76%) CMS
4 9 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.59%) IIS
6 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.42%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.17%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.085%) Apache
10 1 (0.085%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (3.31%) MS Office
1 39 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.68%) SaaS
2 8 (0.68%) Office 365
3 7 (0.59%) PaaS
3 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.17%) IaaS
5 1 (0.085%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 644 (54.72%) Firewall
2 461 (39.17%) WAN
3 421 (35.77%) LAN
4 338 (28.72%) Cisco ASA
5 325 (27.61%) BGP
6 299 (25.40%) OSPF
7 274 (23.28%) MPLS
8 256 (21.75%) VPN
9 252 (21.41%) Network Security
10 225 (19.12%) Wireless
11 224 (19.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 176 (14.95%) TCP/IP
13 163 (13.85%) VoIP
14 154 (13.08%) EIGRP
15 131 (11.13%) Cisco IOS
16 123 (10.45%) DNS
17 95 (8.07%) DHCP
18 94 (7.99%) VLAN
19 92 (7.82%) IPsec
20 90 (7.65%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.42%) MS Access
2 5 (0.42%) MySQL
3 4 (0.34%) Big Data
4 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.085%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.085%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.25%) JIRA
4 3 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.17%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.17%) StarTeam
General
1 135 (11.47%) Finance
2 126 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 51 (4.33%) Banking
4 17 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.19%) Retail
6 10 (0.85%) Spanish Language
7 8 (0.68%) Billing
7 8 (0.68%) Publishing
8 6 (0.51%) Local Government
8 6 (0.51%) Electronics
9 5 (0.42%) Legal
9 5 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.42%) Advertising
10 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.34%) Back Office
10 4 (0.34%) Marketing
11 3 (0.25%) Games
12 2 (0.17%) Military
12 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 633 (53.78%) Network Engineer
2 113 (9.60%) Cisco Engineer
3 92 (7.82%) Security Engineer
4 85 (7.22%) Architect
5 81 (6.88%) Consultant
6 75 (6.37%) Senior Network Engineer
7 69 (5.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 68 (5.78%) Support Engineer
9 60 (5.10%) Network Security Engineer
10 59 (5.01%) Analyst
11 58 (4.93%) Network Support
12 51 (4.33%) Network Specialist
13 49 (4.16%) Network Architect
14 45 (3.82%) Network Support Engineer
15 42 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
16 36 (3.06%) Network Consultant
17 33 (2.80%) IP Engineer
18 31 (2.63%) Design Engineer
19 30 (2.55%) Network Analyst
20 26 (2.21%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.59%) 802.1X
2 29 (2.46%) CSS
3 14 (1.19%) XMPP
4 12 (1.02%) Web Services
5 8 (0.68%) XML
6 5 (0.42%) REST
7 3 (0.25%) JSON
7 3 (0.25%) SOAP
7 3 (0.25%) VXML
8 2 (0.17%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.17%) WAP
8 2 (0.17%) Middleware
8 2 (0.17%) JSP
8 2 (0.17%) .NET
9 1 (0.085%) J2EE
9 1 (0.085%) YAML
9 1 (0.085%) HTML
9 1 (0.085%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 218 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 45 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 33 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
5 28 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.87%) PKI
7 16 (1.36%) Fat Client
7 16 (1.36%) Thin Client
8 13 (1.10%) NHS
8 13 (1.10%) Cryptography
9 12 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 10 (0.85%) Clustering
11 9 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.68%) e-Health
12 8 (0.68%) BYOD
12 8 (0.68%) Eurex
12 8 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (0.59%) SecurID
14 6 (0.51%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 130 (11.05%) Windows
2 122 (10.37%) Linux
3 48 (4.08%) UNIX
4 41 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.27%) Solaris
7 15 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.93%) CentOS
9 8 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.25%) Android
12 3 (0.25%) SUSE
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.085%) VMS
14 1 (0.085%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (14.19%) ITIL
2 152 (12.91%) Network Design
3 147 (12.49%) Load Balancing
4 73 (6.20%) Migration
5 55 (4.67%) Network Management
6 54 (4.59%) Network Monitoring
7 53 (4.50%) Service Delivery
8 41 (3.48%) WAN Optimisation
9 37 (3.14%) Service Management
10 35 (2.97%) Project Management
11 28 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
12 27 (2.29%) Mentoring
12 27 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
13 26 (2.21%) DDoS Mitigation
14 25 (2.12%) E-Commerce
15 24 (2.04%) Information Security
15 24 (2.04%) ITIL V3
16 22 (1.87%) Change Management
17 21 (1.78%) Validation
18 20 (1.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (4.16%) SQL
2 16 (1.36%) Perl
3 12 (1.02%) C
4 10 (0.85%) Python
4 10 (0.85%) Lisp
5 8 (0.68%) Ruby
5 8 (0.68%) VBScript
5 8 (0.68%) VB
6 7 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.51%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.51%) Tcl
8 3 (0.25%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.25%) Java
9 2 (0.17%) PHP
9 2 (0.17%) Go
10 1 (0.085%) C#
10 1 (0.085%) R
10 1 (0.085%) Groovy
10 1 (0.085%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1177 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 499 (42.40%) CCNA
3 216 (18.35%) CCIE
4 177 (15.04%) Security Cleared
5 130 (11.05%) SC Cleared
6 95 (8.07%) CCDP
7 77 (6.54%) Degree
8 65 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 61 (5.18%) CCSE
10 53 (4.50%) CISSP
11 52 (4.42%) CCIP
12 50 (4.25%) CCSA
13 42 (3.57%) CCVP
14 41 (3.48%) JNCIS
15 38 (3.23%) DV Cleared
15 38 (3.23%) CCDA
16 37 (3.14%) MCSE
17 34 (2.89%) MCSA
18 33 (2.80%) CCSP
19 30 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.84%) SLA
2 17 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.76%) QA
5 7 (0.59%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.42%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.085%) TickIT
9 1 (0.085%) GPG13
System Software
1 76 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (3.74%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.80%) vSphere
4 24 (2.04%) ProxySG
5 18 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.44%) XenApp
7 12 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.76%) NFS
9 8 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.68%) vCloud
10 7 (0.59%) XenServer
10 7 (0.59%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.51%) iptables
12 5 (0.42%) Xen
13 4 (0.34%) NLBS
13 4 (0.34%) Snort
13 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.25%) Firmware
15 2 (0.17%) UAG
15 2 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 73 (6.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (2.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 22 (1.87%) Cisco UCCE
4 19 (1.61%) CiscoWorks
5 16 (1.36%) FortiGate
5 16 (1.36%) RANCID
6 15 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
7 14 (1.19%) OPNET
8 11 (0.93%) Puppet
9 10 (0.85%) Cisco IPCC
10 9 (0.76%) SCCM
11 8 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
12 6 (0.51%) NetCrunch
12 6 (0.51%) Cacti
13 5 (0.42%) OpenView
14 4 (0.34%) SCOM
14 4 (0.34%) Foglight
15 3 (0.25%) Nagios
15 3 (0.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1005 (85.39%) Cisco
2 366 (31.10%) CheckPoint
3 348 (29.57%) Juniper
4 326 (27.70%) F5
5 136 (11.55%) VMware
6 120 (10.20%) Blue Coat
7 99 (8.41%) Microsoft
8 93 (7.90%) Citrix
9 91 (7.73%) SolarWinds
10 78 (6.63%) HP
11 58 (4.93%) Fortinet
12 56 (4.76%) Riverbed
13 43 (3.65%) McAfee
14 36 (3.06%) Aruba
15 35 (2.97%) Infoblox
16 32 (2.72%) Brocade
17 30 (2.55%) Avaya
18 27 (2.29%) IBM
19 26 (2.21%) BT
20 25 (2.12%) Sourcefire
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.00 - £16.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £480.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £220 - £310 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £205 - £225 per annum, Benefits Petrol Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 6 days ago