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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 190 284 239
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -45
Contract jobs citing CCNP 582 313 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.67% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.74% 3.71% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 172 174
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£340 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 23
Average hourly rate £26.75 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.65 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £24.90 £44.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £21.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+60.46% -40.27%
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
10145 8430 7981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.59% 18.00% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6019 4789 4217
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 355 559
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +97 256 £360 +2.85% 49
South East +60 139 £347 -5.76% 35
Yorkshire +33 54 £325 -1.51% 11
North West +11 37 £320 -21.95% 5
South West -30 31 £250 -23.07% 19
West Midlands -7 28 £350 - 6
East Midlands +19 15 £313 -6.36% 1
East of England -23 14 £325 -3.70% 7
North East -23 5 £305 -
Midlands +1 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1113 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1022 (91.82%) Cisco
3 657 (59.03%) Firewall
4 464 (41.69%) CCNA
5 405 (36.39%) WAN
6 393 (35.31%) LAN
7 358 (32.17%) BGP
8 330 (29.65%) CheckPoint
9 316 (28.39%) OSPF
10 300 (26.95%) Juniper
11 299 (26.86%) Cisco ASA
12 294 (26.42%) F5
13 262 (23.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 261 (23.45%) CCIE
15 240 (21.56%) MPLS
16 229 (20.58%) VPN
17 218 (19.59%) Network Security
18 206 (18.51%) ITIL
19 200 (17.97%) Security Cleared
20 183 (16.44%) EIGRP
21 169 (15.18%) SC Cleared
22 163 (14.65%) Load Balancing
23 156 (14.02%) Telecoms
24 155 (13.93%) TCP/IP
25 148 (13.30%) Wireless
26 144 (12.94%) Blue Coat
27 142 (12.76%) Finance
28 133 (11.95%) Network Design
29 130 (11.68%) VMware
30 119 (10.69%) HP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 23 (2.07%) MS Exchange
2 9 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (0.63%) Lync
3 7 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (0.54%) Apache
5 5 (0.45%) NetWeaver
5 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.36%) IIS
6 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.090%) FileNet
Applications
1 43 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.90%) MS Office
4 3 (0.27%) MS Project
4 3 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.090%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.45%) SAP ERP
1 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.090%) Summit
2 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.090%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 657 (59.03%) Firewall
2 405 (36.39%) WAN
3 393 (35.31%) LAN
4 358 (32.17%) BGP
5 316 (28.39%) OSPF
6 299 (26.86%) Cisco ASA
7 262 (23.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 240 (21.56%) MPLS
9 229 (20.58%) VPN
10 218 (19.59%) Network Security
11 183 (16.44%) EIGRP
12 155 (13.93%) TCP/IP
13 148 (13.30%) Wireless
14 104 (9.34%) DNS
15 89 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
16 86 (7.73%) WLAN
17 82 (7.37%) VoIP
18 80 (7.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 76 (6.83%) DHCP
20 75 (6.74%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.45%) DB2
2 5 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (0.45%) RDBMS
2 5 (0.45%) SAP BW
2 5 (0.45%) MySQL
2 5 (0.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.090%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.090%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.090%) Ant
General
1 156 (14.02%) Telecoms
2 142 (12.76%) Finance
3 101 (9.07%) Banking
4 33 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 19 (1.71%) Retail
6 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.72%) Spanish Language
8 7 (0.63%) Back Office
9 6 (0.54%) Local Government
9 6 (0.54%) German Language
10 5 (0.45%) Games
11 4 (0.36%) Billing
11 4 (0.36%) Law
11 4 (0.36%) Legal
12 3 (0.27%) Advertising
13 2 (0.18%) Publishing
13 2 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.090%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.090%) Military
14 1 (0.090%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 574 (51.57%) Network Engineer
2 133 (11.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 104 (9.34%) Consultant
4 96 (8.63%) Security Engineer
5 76 (6.83%) Senior Network Engineer
6 72 (6.47%) Network Security Engineer
7 71 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 67 (6.02%) Network Support
9 66 (5.93%) Network Consultant
10 60 (5.39%) Analyst
10 60 (5.39%) Support Engineer
11 55 (4.94%) Network Specialist
12 47 (4.22%) Design Engineer
12 47 (4.22%) Architect
13 43 (3.86%) IP Engineer
14 41 (3.68%) Network Analyst
15 36 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
16 35 (3.14%) Network Design Engineer
17 33 (2.96%) Cisco Support
18 25 (2.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (0.90%) WAP
2 8 (0.72%) CSS
3 7 (0.63%) Middleware
4 6 (0.54%) JSP
4 6 (0.54%) HTML
5 5 (0.45%) .NET
5 5 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.36%) XMPP
6 4 (0.36%) CGI
7 3 (0.27%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.090%) LAMP
8 1 (0.090%) TAPI
8 1 (0.090%) HTML5
8 1 (0.090%) J2EE
8 1 (0.090%) SOAP
8 1 (0.090%) XML
8 1 (0.090%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (2.34%) FlexPod
3 16 (1.44%) Thin Client
3 16 (1.44%) SecurID
3 16 (1.44%) Fat Client
4 15 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.08%) Visualisation
7 11 (0.99%) NHS
8 10 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 10 (0.90%) Clustering
9 9 (0.81%) PKI
10 8 (0.72%) Statistics
10 8 (0.72%) User Experience
11 7 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.63%) Open Source
12 6 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.36%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 95 (8.54%) Windows
2 87 (7.82%) Linux
3 65 (5.84%) UNIX
4 43 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.81%) Solaris
8 8 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.36%) Android
10 4 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.27%) SUSE
11 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.090%) CentOS
13 1 (0.090%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (18.51%) ITIL
2 163 (14.65%) Load Balancing
3 133 (11.95%) Network Design
4 109 (9.79%) Network Management
5 55 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
5 55 (4.94%) Change Management
6 50 (4.49%) Mentoring
7 47 (4.22%) Migration
8 46 (4.13%) Service Delivery
9 45 (4.04%) E-Commerce
10 42 (3.77%) Project Management
10 42 (3.77%) Network Architecture
11 39 (3.50%) Incident Management
12 38 (3.41%) Change Control
13 30 (2.70%) Fault Management
14 26 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (2.34%) Low Latency
15 23 (2.07%) Validation
15 23 (2.07%) Problem Management
16 20 (1.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (3.59%) Perl
2 16 (1.44%) C
3 13 (1.17%) Python
4 12 (1.08%) Lisp
4 12 (1.08%) SQL
5 8 (0.72%) Tcl
5 8 (0.72%) R
6 5 (0.45%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.36%) Java
8 2 (0.18%) VB
8 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.18%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.090%) C++
9 1 (0.090%) VBScript
9 1 (0.090%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1113 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 464 (41.69%) CCNA
3 261 (23.45%) CCIE
4 200 (17.97%) Security Cleared
5 169 (15.18%) SC Cleared
6 115 (10.33%) CCDP
7 92 (8.27%) CCSE
8 61 (5.48%) CCSA
9 59 (5.30%) CCIP
10 55 (4.94%) Degree
11 54 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 48 (4.31%) CISSP
13 47 (4.22%) MCSE
14 40 (3.59%) CCSP
15 36 (3.23%) CCVP
15 36 (3.23%) DV Cleared
16 30 (2.70%) JNCIS
17 27 (2.43%) JNCIA
18 24 (2.16%) MCITP
19 23 (2.07%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.58%) SLA
2 27 (2.43%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.53%) QA
4 11 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.54%) GPG13
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.090%) JSP 440
System Software
1 53 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 36 (3.23%) ProxySG
4 29 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (1.44%) vSphere
5 16 (1.44%) Snort
6 9 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.63%) XenApp
7 7 (0.63%) Nmap
7 7 (0.63%) Firmware
8 6 (0.54%) Squid
9 4 (0.36%) XenServer
9 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.27%) UAG
11 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.18%) Xen
11 2 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.090%) vCloud
12 1 (0.090%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (1.98%) RANCID
3 19 (1.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 19 (1.71%) OPNET
3 19 (1.71%) OpenNMS
4 17 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
5 16 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (1.35%) CiscoWorks
7 13 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
8 12 (1.08%) OpenView
9 9 (0.81%) Netcool
9 9 (0.81%) FortiGate
10 7 (0.63%) Nessus
11 6 (0.54%) Puppet
12 5 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
14 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.27%) Foglight
14 3 (0.27%) HP NNM
14 3 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1022 (91.82%) Cisco
2 330 (29.65%) CheckPoint
3 300 (26.95%) Juniper
4 294 (26.42%) F5
5 144 (12.94%) Blue Coat
6 130 (11.68%) VMware
7 119 (10.69%) HP
8 95 (8.54%) Microsoft
9 72 (6.47%) Citrix
10 67 (6.02%) SolarWinds
11 59 (5.30%) Fortinet
12 57 (5.12%) Riverbed
13 55 (4.94%) Nortel
14 37 (3.32%) Nokia
15 34 (3.05%) BMC
15 34 (3.05%) BT
16 26 (2.34%) Infoblox
16 26 (2.34%) TippingPoint
16 26 (2.34%) Avaya
17 22 (1.98%) Red Hat
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 month contract - Closing date 5th January
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Highbury College
Rate: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 12 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reigate
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £200.00 - £265.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago