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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 194 213 220
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 628 493 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 0.96% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 5.16% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 295 240
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£363 £346 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Average hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +74.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £21.85 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +73.07%
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
10232 9560 8563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.03% 18.68% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6236 5510 4762
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 402 444
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +5 218 £400 +6.66% 63
South East 0 148 £338 -0.36% 46
South West +34 63 £355 +35.23% 14
Yorkshire +3 47 £350 +7.69% 17
North West -14 40 £375 -6.83% 20
West Midlands +4 37 £325 +1.56% 11
East of England +2 30 £313 -9.42% 11
East Midlands +7 23 £400 +3.22% 5
North East -17 15 £294 +30.66% 2
Midlands +7 4 £320 -36.00%
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1184 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1004 (84.80%) Cisco
3 668 (56.42%) Firewall
4 491 (41.47%) CCNA
5 477 (40.29%) WAN
6 440 (37.16%) LAN
7 360 (30.41%) CheckPoint
8 357 (30.15%) Juniper
9 324 (27.36%) Cisco ASA
10 321 (27.11%) BGP
11 312 (26.35%) F5
12 308 (26.01%) OSPF
13 289 (24.41%) MPLS
14 283 (23.90%) VPN
15 270 (22.80%) Network Security
16 237 (20.02%) Data Centre
17 235 (19.85%) Wireless
18 229 (19.34%) Cisco Nexus
19 223 (18.83%) CCIE
20 191 (16.13%) TCP/IP
21 178 (15.03%) ITIL
22 166 (14.02%) VoIP
23 163 (13.77%) Security Cleared
24 159 (13.43%) EIGRP
24 159 (13.43%) Network Design
25 156 (13.18%) Load Balancing
26 137 (11.57%) Windows
27 135 (11.40%) Finance
28 133 (11.23%) Telecoms
29 130 (10.98%) Cisco IOS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (1.60%) MS Exchange
2 11 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (0.84%) Lync
4 9 (0.76%) CMS
5 8 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (0.59%) IIS
7 4 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.34%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.17%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.084%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.084%) Apache
9 1 (0.084%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 39 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.79%) MS Office
3 25 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.84%) SaaS
3 10 (0.84%) PaaS
4 7 (0.59%) Office 365
5 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.084%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 668 (56.42%) Firewall
2 477 (40.29%) WAN
3 440 (37.16%) LAN
4 324 (27.36%) Cisco ASA
5 321 (27.11%) BGP
6 308 (26.01%) OSPF
7 289 (24.41%) MPLS
8 283 (23.90%) VPN
9 270 (22.80%) Network Security
10 235 (19.85%) Wireless
11 229 (19.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 191 (16.13%) TCP/IP
13 166 (14.02%) VoIP
14 159 (13.43%) EIGRP
15 130 (10.98%) Cisco IOS
16 128 (10.81%) DNS
17 108 (9.12%) IPsec
18 106 (8.95%) DHCP
18 106 (8.95%) VLAN
19 88 (7.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.59%) Big Data
3 5 (0.42%) MS Access
3 5 (0.42%) MySQL
4 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.084%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.084%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.084%) Informix
Development Applications
1 20 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (0.76%) 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 (11.40%) Finance
2 133 (11.23%) Telecoms
3 51 (4.31%) Banking
4 16 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.10%) Retail
6 8 (0.68%) Billing
6 8 (0.68%) Spanish Language
7 7 (0.59%) Publishing
7 7 (0.59%) Local Government
8 5 (0.42%) Electronics
8 5 (0.42%) Legal
8 5 (0.42%) Advertising
9 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.34%) Back Office
9 4 (0.34%) Games
10 3 (0.25%) Marketing
11 2 (0.17%) Military
11 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 633 (53.46%) Network Engineer
2 108 (9.12%) Cisco Engineer
3 95 (8.02%) Consultant
3 95 (8.02%) Security Engineer
4 85 (7.18%) Architect
5 75 (6.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 67 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
6 67 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 65 (5.49%) Support Engineer
8 62 (5.24%) Network Support
9 52 (4.39%) Analyst
10 47 (3.97%) Network Architect
11 45 (3.80%) Network Specialist
12 44 (3.72%) Network Support Engineer
13 36 (3.04%) Voice Engineer
14 35 (2.96%) Network Consultant
15 30 (2.53%) Design Engineer
16 27 (2.28%) Network Analyst
17 26 (2.20%) Security Consultant
18 21 (1.77%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.05%) 802.1X
2 27 (2.28%) CSS
3 16 (1.35%) XMPP
4 13 (1.10%) Web Services
5 8 (0.68%) XML
6 5 (0.42%) REST
7 3 (0.25%) JSON
7 3 (0.25%) SOAP
8 2 (0.17%) .NET
8 2 (0.17%) WAP
8 2 (0.17%) Middleware
8 2 (0.17%) VXML
8 2 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.084%) YAML
9 1 (0.084%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.084%) HTML
9 1 (0.084%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 237 (20.02%) Data Centre
2 46 (3.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 44 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 31 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.52%) PKI
7 15 (1.27%) NHS
8 14 (1.18%) Clustering
9 13 (1.10%) Cryptography
10 12 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.84%) e-Health
12 8 (0.68%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.68%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.68%) IVR
12 8 (0.68%) Eurex
12 8 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.68%) BYOD
13 7 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (0.59%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 137 (11.57%) Windows
2 116 (9.80%) Linux
3 46 (3.89%) UNIX
4 39 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.18%) Solaris
8 13 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.93%) CentOS
10 10 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.25%) Android
14 3 (0.25%) SUSE
14 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.084%) VMS
16 1 (0.084%) AIX
16 1 (0.084%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (15.03%) ITIL
2 159 (13.43%) Network Design
3 156 (13.18%) Load Balancing
4 78 (6.59%) Migration
5 54 (4.56%) Network Management
6 53 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
7 51 (4.31%) Service Delivery
8 41 (3.46%) Project Management
9 40 (3.38%) WAN Optimisation
10 37 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
11 36 (3.04%) DDoS Mitigation
11 36 (3.04%) Service Management
12 27 (2.28%) Capacity Planning
13 26 (2.20%) Change Management
13 26 (2.20%) Information Security
14 23 (1.94%) Mentoring
15 22 (1.86%) Network Architecture
16 21 (1.77%) Validation
16 21 (1.77%) CRM
16 21 (1.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (4.22%) SQL
2 18 (1.52%) Perl
3 13 (1.10%) Python
4 11 (0.93%) C
5 8 (0.68%) VBScript
5 8 (0.68%) VB
5 8 (0.68%) Ruby
6 7 (0.59%) PowerShell
6 7 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.51%) Tcl
7 6 (0.51%) Lisp
8 4 (0.34%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.25%) Java
10 2 (0.17%) PHP
10 2 (0.17%) Go
10 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.084%) Groovy
11 1 (0.084%) C#
Qualifications
1 1184 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 491 (41.47%) CCNA
3 223 (18.83%) CCIE
4 163 (13.77%) Security Cleared
5 124 (10.47%) SC Cleared
6 89 (7.52%) CCDP
7 86 (7.26%) Degree
8 68 (5.74%) CISSP
9 63 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 58 (4.90%) CCSA
11 53 (4.48%) CCSE
12 49 (4.14%) CCVP
13 45 (3.80%) CCIP
14 41 (3.46%) JNCIS
15 40 (3.38%) CCDA
16 39 (3.29%) MCSE
17 37 (3.13%) CCSP
17 37 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 34 (2.87%) DV Cleared
18 34 (2.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.49%) SLA
2 17 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.93%) HIPAA
5 10 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.68%) QA
7 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.25%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.084%) TickIT
System Software
1 73 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.79%) vSphere
4 29 (2.45%) ProxySG
5 20 (1.69%) XenApp
6 15 (1.27%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.76%) NFS
7 9 (0.76%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.68%) vCloud
8 8 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.51%) iptables
10 5 (0.42%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.42%) XenServer
11 4 (0.34%) NLBS
11 4 (0.34%) Snort
11 4 (0.34%) KVM
12 3 (0.25%) Xen
12 3 (0.25%) Firmware
12 3 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 64 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 22 (1.86%) Cisco UCCE
4 19 (1.60%) RANCID
5 18 (1.52%) FortiGate
5 18 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
7 11 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
7 11 (0.93%) Puppet
8 10 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
8 10 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
8 10 (0.84%) Cacti
9 9 (0.76%) SCCM
9 9 (0.76%) OPNET
10 7 (0.59%) OpenView
11 5 (0.42%) Nagios
11 5 (0.42%) Foglight
11 5 (0.42%) SCOM
11 5 (0.42%) NetCrunch
12 4 (0.34%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1004 (84.80%) Cisco
2 360 (30.41%) CheckPoint
3 357 (30.15%) Juniper
4 312 (26.35%) F5
5 130 (10.98%) VMware
6 115 (9.71%) Blue Coat
7 100 (8.45%) Microsoft
8 93 (7.85%) SolarWinds
9 92 (7.77%) Citrix
10 70 (5.91%) HP
11 58 (4.90%) Fortinet
11 58 (4.90%) Riverbed
12 45 (3.80%) McAfee
13 40 (3.38%) Aruba
14 35 (2.96%) Avaya
15 34 (2.87%) Sourcefire
15 34 (2.87%) Brocade
16 30 (2.53%) Nokia
17 27 (2.28%) Infoblox
18 24 (2.03%) IBM
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £220 - £310 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £600.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £350 - £370 per day
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