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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 188 241 271
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +30
Contract jobs citing CCNP 545 359 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.21% 3.93% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 187 163
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 16
Average hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £22.15 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £56.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £50.00 £29.59
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +68.97%
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
10465 9126 7522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.94% 19.61% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6129 4987 4041
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 432 456
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.84 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.87% -27.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 +38 218 £364 -3.00% 83
South East +40 133 £350 - 46
Yorkshire +54 84 £360 +4.72% 13
North West -2 30 £314 +32.10% 18
East of England +10 22 £400 - 10
West Midlands -6 21 £281 -19.64% 17
South West -15 20 £269 - 20
East Midlands +2 12 £400 +11.11% 7
Midlands +6 1 £275 -
North East - 1 £325 - 2
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1033 (93.06%) Cisco
3 631 (56.85%) Firewall
4 453 (40.81%) CCNA
5 398 (35.86%) BGP
6 389 (35.05%) WAN
7 372 (33.51%) LAN
8 368 (33.15%) OSPF
9 364 (32.79%) CheckPoint
10 338 (30.45%) F5
11 336 (30.27%) Cisco ASA
12 301 (27.12%) Juniper
13 278 (25.05%) MPLS
14 260 (23.42%) CCIE
15 245 (22.07%) Cisco Nexus
16 229 (20.63%) VPN
17 212 (19.10%) Network Security
18 189 (17.03%) ITIL
19 186 (16.76%) EIGRP
20 179 (16.13%) VMware
20 179 (16.13%) Security Cleared
21 166 (14.95%) Telecoms
22 161 (14.50%) TCP/IP
23 155 (13.96%) Blue Coat
24 149 (13.42%) Finance
25 148 (13.33%) SC Cleared
26 145 (13.06%) Load Balancing
27 143 (12.88%) DNS
28 132 (11.89%) Wireless
29 129 (11.62%) Network Design

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 31 (2.79%) MS Exchange
2 11 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (0.81%) Lync
3 9 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (0.81%) IIS
4 7 (0.63%) Apache
4 7 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.090%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.090%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.090%) FileNet
8 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.090%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.26%) MS Office
4 2 (0.18%) MS Project
4 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.090%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.45%) Office 365
2 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.27%) SaaS
3 2 (0.18%) IaaS
3 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 631 (56.85%) Firewall
2 398 (35.86%) BGP
3 389 (35.05%) WAN
4 372 (33.51%) LAN
5 368 (33.15%) OSPF
6 336 (30.27%) Cisco ASA
7 278 (25.05%) MPLS
8 245 (22.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 229 (20.63%) VPN
10 212 (19.10%) Network Security
11 186 (16.76%) EIGRP
12 161 (14.50%) TCP/IP
13 143 (12.88%) DNS
14 132 (11.89%) Wireless
15 124 (11.17%) Cisco IOS
16 114 (10.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 109 (9.82%) DHCP
18 95 (8.56%) BIG-IP
19 85 (7.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 76 (6.85%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.63%) MySQL
3 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.18%) MS Access
5 1 (0.090%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.090%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.090%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.090%) DB2
5 1 (0.090%) Informix
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.18%) Ant
3 1 (0.090%) Metasploit
General
1 166 (14.95%) Telecoms
2 149 (13.42%) Finance
3 91 (8.20%) Banking
4 38 (3.42%) Investment Banking
5 17 (1.53%) Retail
6 9 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.72%) Back Office
8 7 (0.63%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.45%) Games
10 4 (0.36%) Billing
10 4 (0.36%) German Language
10 4 (0.36%) Law
10 4 (0.36%) Legal
10 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.27%) Local Government
12 2 (0.18%) Marketing
12 2 (0.18%) Publishing
12 2 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.090%) Automotive
13 1 (0.090%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 580 (52.25%) Network Engineer
2 100 (9.01%) Cisco Engineer
3 84 (7.57%) Consultant
4 78 (7.03%) Network Specialist
5 75 (6.76%) Security Engineer
6 72 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 70 (6.31%) Analyst
8 61 (5.50%) IP Engineer
9 55 (4.95%) Network Support
10 53 (4.77%) Network Consultant
11 52 (4.68%) Support Engineer
12 51 (4.59%) Network Security Engineer
12 51 (4.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 48 (4.32%) Architect
14 46 (4.14%) Network Analyst
15 44 (3.96%) Design Engineer
16 42 (3.78%) Security Specialist
16 42 (3.78%) Network Security Specialist
17 35 (3.15%) Network Design Engineer
18 34 (3.06%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (0.90%) WAP
2 9 (0.81%) CSS
3 8 (0.72%) Middleware
4 4 (0.36%) CGI
5 3 (0.27%) JSP
5 3 (0.27%) XMPP
6 2 (0.18%) .NET
6 2 (0.18%) XML
7 1 (0.090%) JMS
7 1 (0.090%) J2EE
7 1 (0.090%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.090%) SOAP
7 1 (0.090%) TAPI
7 1 (0.090%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.090%) LAMP
7 1 (0.090%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.090%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.15%) Thin Client
2 35 (3.15%) Fat Client
3 18 (1.62%) SecurID
3 18 (1.62%) FlexPod
4 17 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (1.26%) Visualisation
6 11 (0.99%) PKI
6 11 (0.99%) NHS
7 9 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 9 (0.81%) User Experience
8 7 (0.63%) Cryptography
8 7 (0.63%) Hedge funds
8 7 (0.63%) CMDB
9 6 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.54%) Open Source
10 5 (0.45%) Statistics
10 5 (0.45%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.45%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.63%) Linux
2 106 (9.55%) Windows
3 69 (6.22%) UNIX
4 40 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.45%) Solaris
10 4 (0.36%) Android
11 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.090%) CentOS
13 1 (0.090%) SUSE
13 1 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (17.03%) ITIL
2 145 (13.06%) Load Balancing
3 129 (11.62%) Network Design
4 99 (8.92%) Network Management
5 65 (5.86%) E-Commerce
6 57 (5.14%) Network Monitoring
7 54 (4.86%) Service Delivery
8 52 (4.68%) Change Management
9 46 (4.14%) Incident Management
10 44 (3.96%) Mentoring
11 43 (3.87%) Migration
12 41 (3.69%) Low Latency
13 31 (2.79%) Project Management
14 27 (2.43%) Fault Management
15 26 (2.34%) Network Architecture
15 26 (2.34%) Validation
16 23 (2.07%) PRINCE2
16 23 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
17 22 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (1.80%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 34 (3.06%) C
2 30 (2.70%) Perl
3 15 (1.35%) Python
4 14 (1.26%) SQL
5 13 (1.17%) Lisp
6 7 (0.63%) R
7 5 (0.45%) Java
8 3 (0.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.18%) VBScript
9 2 (0.18%) VB
9 2 (0.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.090%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.090%) C++
10 1 (0.090%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 453 (40.81%) CCNA
3 260 (23.42%) CCIE
4 179 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 148 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 116 (10.45%) CCSE
7 94 (8.47%) CCDP
8 72 (6.49%) CCIP
9 55 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 50 (4.50%) CCSA
11 46 (4.14%) CISSP
12 45 (4.05%) Degree
13 42 (3.78%) MCSE
14 33 (2.97%) CCSP
15 31 (2.79%) JNCIP
16 29 (2.61%) JNCIS
16 29 (2.61%) DV Cleared
17 27 (2.43%) JNCIA
18 23 (2.07%) CCVP
18 23 (2.07%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.32%) SLA
2 32 (2.88%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.26%) QA
3 14 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.72%) GPG13
5 7 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.54%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 98 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.16%) vSphere
4 23 (2.07%) ProxySG
5 19 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.53%) vCloud
6 17 (1.53%) XenServer
7 12 (1.08%) XenApp
7 12 (1.08%) Firmware
8 10 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.72%) Squid
10 7 (0.63%) Snort
11 5 (0.45%) Xen
12 4 (0.36%) UAG
13 2 (0.18%) Nmap
13 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.090%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 38 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (1.80%) OPNET
3 19 (1.71%) RANCID
4 15 (1.35%) OpenNMS
4 15 (1.35%) CiscoWorks
5 14 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 14 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (0.90%) Puppet
7 8 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
7 8 (0.72%) OpenView
8 7 (0.63%) Netcool
8 7 (0.63%) HP NNM
9 5 (0.45%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.45%) SCCM
9 5 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.45%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (0.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1033 (93.06%) Cisco
2 364 (32.79%) CheckPoint
3 338 (30.45%) F5
4 301 (27.12%) Juniper
5 179 (16.13%) VMware
6 155 (13.96%) Blue Coat
7 118 (10.63%) HP
8 100 (9.01%) Microsoft
9 97 (8.74%) Citrix
10 69 (6.22%) Fortinet
11 65 (5.86%) SolarWinds
12 62 (5.59%) Infoblox
13 55 (4.95%) Riverbed
14 36 (3.24%) Imperva
14 36 (3.24%) BT
15 34 (3.06%) BMC
16 33 (2.97%) Nortel
16 33 (2.97%) Nokia
17 23 (2.07%) EMC
17 23 (2.07%) McAfee
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Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £280 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Connectus
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Jumar Solutions
Rate: £301 per annum
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Manchester
Orgtel
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City of London
Orgtel
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
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City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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Leeds
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Rate: £200 - £240 per day
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Telford
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Brentford
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