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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 201 222 230
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 538 444 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.92% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.23% 5.35% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 242 188
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 28
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £15.40 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -18.18%
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
10295 8298 9479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.51% 17.20% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5729 4726 5014
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 373 555
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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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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 +24 224 £350 -6.66% 65
South East -7 96 £338 -3.57% 47
South West +10 58 £369 +28.26% 12
West Midlands +11 57 £325 +1.56% 14
North West -3 32 £403 +37.60% 15
East of England -33 30 £345 +25.45% 14
East Midlands +18 18 £425 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire -13 14 £325 -16.12% 17
North East - - - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 935 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 831 (88.88%) Cisco
3 545 (58.29%) Firewall
4 378 (40.43%) CCNA
5 353 (37.75%) WAN
6 323 (34.55%) LAN
7 274 (29.30%) Juniper
7 274 (29.30%) CheckPoint
8 261 (27.91%) BGP
9 228 (24.39%) OSPF
10 222 (23.74%) Cisco ASA
11 210 (22.46%) Network Security
12 201 (21.50%) CCIE
12 201 (21.50%) F5
13 193 (20.64%) VPN
14 189 (20.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 187 (20.00%) MPLS
16 181 (19.36%) ITIL
17 161 (17.22%) Security Cleared
18 138 (14.76%) SC Cleared
18 138 (14.76%) EIGRP
19 131 (14.01%) Wireless
20 125 (13.37%) TCP/IP
21 124 (13.26%) Load Balancing
22 121 (12.94%) Network Design
22 121 (12.94%) Finance
23 119 (12.73%) HP
23 119 (12.73%) Network Management
24 114 (12.19%) Windows
25 112 (11.98%) Telecoms

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 24 (2.57%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.39%) Apache
4 11 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.43%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.32%) Lync
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.57%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.39%) MS Office
4 4 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.43%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Summit
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 545 (58.29%) Firewall
2 353 (37.75%) WAN
3 323 (34.55%) LAN
4 261 (27.91%) BGP
5 228 (24.39%) OSPF
6 222 (23.74%) Cisco ASA
7 210 (22.46%) Network Security
8 193 (20.64%) VPN
9 189 (20.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 187 (20.00%) MPLS
11 138 (14.76%) EIGRP
12 131 (14.01%) Wireless
13 125 (13.37%) TCP/IP
14 103 (11.02%) VoIP
15 80 (8.56%) VLAN
16 77 (8.24%) DNS
17 76 (8.13%) Cisco IOS
18 72 (7.70%) Cisco PIX
18 72 (7.70%) SNMP
19 70 (7.49%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.53%) MySQL
4 4 (0.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.43%) DB2
4 4 (0.43%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.43%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.21%) MS Access
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.32%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.11%) Ant
General
1 121 (12.94%) Finance
2 112 (11.98%) Telecoms
3 75 (8.02%) Banking
4 24 (2.57%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.03%) Financial Institution
6 14 (1.50%) Retail
7 11 (1.18%) Local Government
8 6 (0.64%) German Language
8 6 (0.64%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.64%) Games
9 4 (0.43%) Advertising
10 3 (0.32%) Publishing
10 3 (0.32%) Law
10 3 (0.32%) International Banking
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 457 (48.88%) Network Engineer
2 135 (14.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 104 (11.12%) Security Engineer
4 102 (10.91%) Consultant
5 73 (7.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 71 (7.59%) Network Consultant
7 70 (7.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 67 (7.17%) Network Support
9 59 (6.31%) Support Engineer
10 53 (5.67%) Senior Network Engineer
11 50 (5.35%) Network Specialist
12 42 (4.49%) Design Engineer
13 40 (4.28%) Analyst
14 34 (3.64%) Network Support Engineer
15 32 (3.42%) IP Engineer
16 31 (3.32%) Security Consultant
17 30 (3.21%) Architect
18 29 (3.10%) Network Analyst
19 28 (2.99%) Network Manager
20 27 (2.89%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.39%) CSS
1 13 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (0.96%) HTML
3 8 (0.86%) JSP
4 7 (0.75%) .NET
4 7 (0.75%) Middleware
5 6 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.53%) WAP
7 4 (0.43%) XMPP
8 3 (0.32%) HTML5
9 2 (0.21%) VXML
9 2 (0.21%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.57%) Management Information System
3 16 (1.71%) FlexPod
4 13 (1.39%) Thin Client
4 13 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.39%) Fat Client
5 9 (0.96%) Visualisation
6 8 (0.86%) Clustering
6 8 (0.86%) User Experience
7 7 (0.75%) SecurID
7 7 (0.75%) Open Source
7 7 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (0.64%) Statistics
8 6 (0.64%) NHS
9 5 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.43%) PKI
10 4 (0.43%) Online Games
10 4 (0.43%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 114 (12.19%) Windows
2 74 (7.91%) Linux
3 51 (5.45%) UNIX
4 48 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.64%) Solaris
9 4 (0.43%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.43%) Android
10 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.32%) SUSE
11 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (19.36%) ITIL
2 124 (13.26%) Load Balancing
3 121 (12.94%) Network Design
4 119 (12.73%) Network Management
5 54 (5.78%) Network Architecture
5 54 (5.78%) Mentoring
6 50 (5.35%) Change Control
7 46 (4.92%) Migration
8 45 (4.81%) Network Monitoring
9 43 (4.60%) Service Delivery
10 40 (4.28%) Project Management
11 37 (3.96%) Change Management
12 33 (3.53%) Incident Management
13 31 (3.32%) Problem Management
14 26 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (2.67%) E-Commerce
16 24 (2.57%) Service Management
16 24 (2.57%) Capacity Planning
17 22 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
18 17 (1.82%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 30 (3.21%) Perl
2 12 (1.28%) C
3 11 (1.18%) SQL
4 8 (0.86%) R
5 7 (0.75%) Tcl
6 6 (0.64%) Lisp
6 6 (0.64%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.32%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.32%) PHP
8 2 (0.21%) VB
8 2 (0.21%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.21%) Ruby
9 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.11%) Python
9 1 (0.11%) VBScript
9 1 (0.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 935 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 378 (40.43%) CCNA
3 201 (21.50%) CCIE
4 161 (17.22%) Security Cleared
5 138 (14.76%) SC Cleared
6 93 (9.95%) CCDP
7 77 (8.24%) CCSE
8 59 (6.31%) CISSP
9 52 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (5.24%) CCSA
11 48 (5.13%) MCSE
12 47 (5.03%) Degree
13 42 (4.49%) CCVP
14 41 (4.39%) CCSP
15 38 (4.06%) CCIP
16 30 (3.21%) JNCIS
17 27 (2.89%) DV Cleared
18 23 (2.46%) Check Point Certification
19 22 (2.35%) MCITP
20 21 (2.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.60%) SLA
2 24 (2.57%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.93%) QA
4 8 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.75%) COBIT
5 7 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.43%) GPG13
8 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 52 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (3.21%) ProxySG
5 20 (2.14%) vSphere
6 15 (1.60%) Snort
7 11 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.96%) XenApp
9 7 (0.75%) Nmap
10 5 (0.53%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.43%) Squid
12 3 (0.32%) Firmware
12 3 (0.32%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (5.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (2.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 18 (1.93%) FortiGate
3 18 (1.93%) Cisco UCCX
4 15 (1.60%) OPNET
5 14 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
6 13 (1.39%) CiscoWorks
7 12 (1.28%) OpenView
7 12 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 12 (1.28%) RANCID
8 11 (1.18%) OpenNMS
9 7 (0.75%) Nessus
10 5 (0.53%) Netcool
11 4 (0.43%) HP NNM
12 3 (0.32%) WSUS
12 3 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
12 3 (0.32%) Cacti
12 3 (0.32%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 831 (88.88%) Cisco
2 274 (29.30%) Juniper
2 274 (29.30%) CheckPoint
3 201 (21.50%) F5
4 119 (12.73%) HP
5 110 (11.76%) Blue Coat
6 108 (11.55%) VMware
7 87 (9.30%) Microsoft
8 69 (7.38%) Citrix
9 57 (6.10%) SolarWinds
10 46 (4.92%) Nortel
11 41 (4.39%) Riverbed
12 35 (3.74%) Fortinet
13 28 (2.99%) McAfee
14 26 (2.78%) Nokia
14 26 (2.78%) Avaya
15 23 (2.46%) BMC
16 22 (2.35%) Websense
17 20 (2.14%) Sourcefire
18 19 (2.03%) Brocade
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Rate: From £250 to £340 per annum
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